This Friday at 9:15-10:15 AM is Dawn and my debut for the Homeschool Conference at HOTM, also. We'll be talking about Blogging for Dummies Friday and then "Surviving the Homeschool Fog: Destress Yourself" (better known as 'Burnout') on Sunday between 3:30pm and 4:30 pm. I hope you have paid for your tickets and can make it to chat with us in real time! The conference starts Wednesday and there is an excellent line-up of speakers, so if you don't get a ticket to talk with Dawn and me, you should get one for all the other wonderful people listed on the speaker roll.
Another thing that will be coming down the pipe soon is the Homeschool Blog Awards. This year we are starting nominations in October so that we miss the holiday season entirely. All awards will be given by November so that prizes can be sent by Christmas. With August nearly here, it will be coming up sooner than later. In the mean time, be jotting down your favorite blogs for the categories that we had last year... so you'll be ahead of the game when it comes time for nominating!
Here below are a few links for this week that I wanted to share with you:
Alltop Homeschooling (my little bee looks cute on their page)
Parent's Rights more Important than Dislike of Homeschooling (finally, I agree with Kelly!)
A Charlotte Mason Transition (interested in learning more about CM?)
Homeschool Buyers Co-op (they have field trip lists by state, too!)
My Chicken Taco, Guacamole, Corn Salsa, Refried Black Beans & Cilantro-Lime Rice Meal
Check out the Meme "The Simple Woman's Daybook" at the HSBA!
I'll be blogging around the blogosphere today, putting in a post at the HSBA, helping the kids add one to their pages, getting my monthly article over to HOTM and maybe even getting a recipe up at Gathering Manna if there is time. Did I ever give you the carrot cake recipe? If not, that is next on my list. I know I had a few people begging for it after I posted that decadent photo! I think I'll have to make it this week some time and try to recreate Aunt Mary's culinary bliss.
Hope you have a super week and are enjoying the last few sun rays of summer! It is a staggering 101 degrees here in Texasville. We're planning on staying inside today and watching the cucumbers grow through the windows!
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