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About Smockity

Posted By Smockity Frocks On January 19, 2009 @ 9:40 pm In Homeschool | 1 Comment



I’m Connie.

My friends call me “Myfriendconnie”.

As in, “Did you hear about Myfriendconnie surviving a trip to Wal Mart with a gob o’ kids?!”

I have been married for 25 years to the man I wed at age 18. We homeschool our eight children and strive to live a joy filled life in the rowdiest house on the block. That is, we strive for the joy filled part. The rowdy part requires no striving whatsoever.

I started this blog to sell my handy dandy oilcloth aprons [3] and it has turned into a journal of our family’s life.

I have been known to carry on lengthy conversations with myself in my own head, so I figured, “Hey! Why not type all that stuff out and publish it on the world wide web?”

And that’s exactly what I’ve been doing ever since January 2007.

I write here about everything from serving a risen Savior to serving mashed potatoes and gravy.


Want to know more? Check these out:

Why Homeschool? [5]

Why So Many Children? [6]

100 Things About Us [7]

Need video footage?  Try these:

Diaper changing tips [8]

Scheduling Chores [9]

How to Sew a Buttonhole [10]

How to Make Homemade Country Gravy [11]


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[3] handy dandy oilcloth aprons: http://www.smockityfrocks.com/2007/01/strawberries-and-gingham.html

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[5] Why Homeschool?: http://www.smockityfrocks.com/2008/12/why-homeschool-prologue.html

[6] Why So Many Children?: http://www.smockityfrocks.com/2009/01/why-so-many-children-part-1.html

[7] 100 Things About Us: http://www.smockityfrocks.com/2007/04/100-things.html

[8] Diaper changing tips: http://www.smockityfrocks.com/2009/10/diaper-changing-tips.html

[9] Scheduling Chores: http://www.smockityfrocks.com/2009/10/scheduling-chores.html

[10] How to Sew a Buttonhole: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp44DzvYRFQ

[11] How to Make Homemade Country Gravy : http://www.smockityfrocks.com/2010/01/smockity-cooks-homemade-country-gravy.html

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