One of my most favorite events every year is going to the fair. There is something about all of the animals and the delicious food that makes it an amazing experience for me. I have been going to this same fair since I was little, so I think the nostalgia of it all also plays a role. When Emma was born we started going annually as a family, after several years … [Read more...] about A Day at the Fair – 2016
After I finished my runner from last week, I wasn't sure what to knit next. I know that I need to make a run to the yarn store to stock up on some new yarn, and I didn't have time to get there this past weekend. Instead, I decided to go back to my dish cloth knitting. I really love this chevron pattern, I think it is going to make a really nice set of dish cloths. I am … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
One of the best reasons to homeschool is the flexibility. We love the option to take off days when we need to, and the ability to make up days on the weekends if need be. This is how homeschooling seamlessly flows into living our lives. Several years ago I read on a homeschool blog about how the family would be taking the entire month of December off from homeschooling. I was … [Read more...] about Preparing for a Long Homeschool Break!
There are affiliate links in this blog post. If you purchase something after clicking on one of these links, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! Have you turned your heat on yet? We live in Maine, and while in years past we would wait until November 1st to turn on the heat, this year the heat came on in early … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Reduce your Heating Costs this Winter
I have done it! I am officially done knitting my runner - my very short runner! Actually, it is perfect. The shelf that it will eventually be going on top of is only about two feet wide, so it will be just on the top of the shelf, which is what I wanted. I thought that I would go on to the second ball of green yarn that I had, but then remembered that I have a baby who likes to … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
I am not a doctor; I don’t pretend to be one. This post is meant to get you to think about your own health. Please consult your own doctor if you are sick! This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase something through one of my links I will receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! I am sick. Not terribly sick, just a cough, … [Read more...] about Top 4 Items from my Winter Medicine Cabinet