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How to Plan a Homeschool Graduation

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Beyond a doubt, one of the most touching occasions I have ever had the privilege to attend is our local homeschool co-op’s graduation ceremony. While there are certainly pros and cons to joining a co-op or local support group, being able to coordinate and celebrate the capstone of your homeschool efforts with a group of like-minded families […]

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Homeschool Freedom Friday – Earth Day Resources

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Earth Day – At the risk of revealing my (general) age, I remember the very first one… While the popularity and exercise of this particular occasion has waxed and waned, it remains a practice of good stewardship to care for our surroundings…   Homeschool Freedom Friday Takeaways 3 reasonable reasons to celebrate Earth Day include: […]

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Tim Tebow Teaches About Character

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Hi there, and welcome to Homeschool Freedom Friday! A few weeks ago I did a video on peer pressure, sharing some resources and offering a “twist” on how we (could/should) approach it as parents. And then this came in the mail…   Homeschool Freedom Friday Takeaways The Shaken Bible Study and DVD is available from […]

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Coffee and Conversation #141 – Celebrate DEAR Day!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #141! Did you read as a child?   When I was a little girl, it was all my mother could do to get me to put a book down! Seriously, I LOVED to read! I have memories of (almost) whole summers spent in the air-conditioned quiet of […]

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Does your senior have after-high-school plans?

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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How are teenagers supposed to know what they want to do with the rest of their lives at 16, or 17, or even 18? I know…some of them do. But if you’ve got one that doesn’t…well, here are some tips for you us!   Freedom Fridays Takeaways… Here are some of the resources mentioned in […]

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Peer Pressure – Turning Nuggets of Coal to Diamonds

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Hi there! Welcome to our very first episode of Homeschool Freedom Fridays! Today I’m talking about how to deal with peer pressure head on – and teach our kids to do the same! Watch this short video, and then scroll below for the resources and information that I refer to inside… Thanks for joining me […]

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Coffee and Conversation #137 – Announcing…

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #137! Today’s post “speaks” for itself! Looking forward to seeing you on Friday! Now, on to our features! 😉 6 Household Chemicals to Replace with Vinegar While cleaning the bathroom the other day, I realized how thankful I was for my very favorite cleaning product, and the […]

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Exciting Mission Opportunities for your teen’s gap year

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Follow my blog with Bloglovin A while back I did a post on how to help your teen have a successful gap year. Gap years are becoming more and more common and for good reason. When you combine the skyrocketing cost of college and the fact that many grads may go for quite a while before getting […]

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Coffee and Conversation #136 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #136!   Don’t you just love St. Patrick’s Day? I mean, who isn’t up for a good excuse reason to celebrate now and again? My fondest memories of this upcoming holiday were my classmates seeing how many shades of green we could wear to class, and the […]

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Coffee and Conversation #135 – 4 Reasons to Celebrate Dr Seuss

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #135! Think Dr. Seuss is just for kids? Awhile back I wrote a post for iHomeschool Network about celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday with your teens and pre-teens. I have to admit, that was pretty challenging because the more I looked for interesting ideas the more activities and ideas […]

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