Recently, I decided to refresh my food and household inventory. I wanted to write down all the food that we had on hand. Part of that was because we just moved, and I needed to know what we had (spices, we only had spices) and what we needed (everything else). Soon after, we began to see shortages of some basic items that we were used to easily getting. Things like … [Read more...] about How to Create a Food and Household Inventory
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Living through uncertain times is a challenge for all of us. This past fall and into this new year all I have been thinking about is slowing down. How can we, as a family, get to a place where we aren't rushing to another activity, or feeling stressed to make things happen that aren't important to me. And then something happened. We were all forced to slow down during these uncertain … [Read more...] about Uncertain Times: How to Cope and Move Forward
A year of SLOW. Does it sound as good to you as it does to me? I came upon my word of the year earlier than normal. The entire fall was busy for us here at Townsend House. There were a lot of activities, a lot of time in the car, and a lot of stress because of that. I knew that I wanted to get back to basics. However, what really solidified my choice in the … [Read more...] about A Year of Slow – Leaning into What Matters Most
I am so excited to be sharing about the brand new 2019-2020 Erin Condren Life Planner! There is just something about a brand new planner that I love. I started using the Life Planner back in 2014. We were getting ready to welcome our third little one into the world, and I needed something else to help keep me organized. Paper planning has always been my jam. In high school and college, I … [Read more...] about 2019-2020 Erin Condren Life Planner
We have made it to the end of the homeschool year! I'm sure you are just as happy as I am. But, since we are at the end of the year, we need to start thinking about going through our homeschool materials. It is the perfect time to spring clean your homeschool! When we talked about going through old homeschool materials and figuring out if we could sell them or not, we were mainly concentrating … [Read more...] about How to Spring Clean your Homeschool
The past week I have been attempting to organize our homeschool supplies. Books, instructor's guides, new curricula that has started to come into our home. This was going extremely well until I tripped over Izzy's bone and sprained my ankle. We will get it done at some point! It is time to start organizing everything since our year is almost complete. We have so many old homeschool materials, … [Read more...] about What do you do with old Homeschool Materials?