There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a purchase through one of these links I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! We went shopping for school supplies last week. Yes, I realize that it is still July, but I also realized that it is the end of July, and considering that I plan to start our new school year … [Read more...] about Back-to-School Shopping – Must Have School Supplies for the Elementary Years
Archives for July 2016
There are some amazing things happening in my garden right now! We are coming into the best weeks of the year, when things are ripe enough to pick, and instead of heading out to the grocery store we are able to shop our back yard for lunch. We have had an awful time with weeds this year. Surprisingly, the weeds are not so much in the garden beds themselves, but instead are in … [Read more...] about A Garden Tour – Week Eight
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Ahhh, the middle of summer, when the plants start to produce the vegetables that I have been caring for. Well, at least the start of producing! The green beans are growing. We haven't picked any yet, but I think today I might be able to grab a couple so we can all eat one - raw - straight out of the garden. The best way to eat green beans in my opinion! I was also able … [Read more...] about A Garden Tour – Week Seven
If you have been reading here any length of time, you know we homeschool. Not only do we homeschool, but we also homeschool all year round. My sister-in-law asked me if we were taking a break this summer, and as I thought about it, I realized that we most likely would not take much of a break over the summer. Now, I am sure that sounds completely ludicrous to some of you. Why … [Read more...] about Year Round Homeschooling – Why do we do it?
It has been extremely cold the past couple of days. I guess that is probably a bit of an exaggeration, temperatures in the 60’s are not all that cold. It certainly felt that way though, especially in the summer months! I think that the cool off and rain did help my garden though – the rain especially. It has been so incredibly dry here. There is a lot of flowering … [Read more...] about A Garden Tour – Week Six