There are affiliate links in this post. That means if you click on one of these links, and make a subsequent purchase, I may receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting Townsend House. When you think about your summers growing up, what do you think of? What about today? How do you plan to make this summer your Best Summer Ever? The long lazy days of summer, … [Read more...] about My Strategy for the Best Summer Ever
This is a sponsored post on behalf of U.S. Cellular. I am a U.S. Cellular Blog Ambassador. All opinions are my own! We are living in such an interesting time, where technology is involved in every part of life. School, work, entertainment, community; it all seems to happen right on my iPhone. Talk to your kids about responsible cell phone usage with this great FREE … [Read more...] about What Would You Give Up?
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
I am not sure how my little guy is already 6. We celebrated Jack’s birthday this past weekend, and honestly, it snuck up on me. I obviously knew going into the weekend that he was going to be six, but still, it seems like a big one to me. Up through age five I still view my babies as my little babies, but then six seems to be another stage entirely! We decided to do a … [Read more...] about and just like that – Jack is Six!
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?
This is a sponsored post from SheSpeaks and Walmart. As always, the opinions are my own. Lazy summer days, oh how I love you! I have always taken the idea of "no plans so we can make plans" to heart in the summer. I want to have our weekends free for spur of the moment BBQ’s and playdates for the kids. But, that also means a lot of spur-of-the-moment cleaning! The … [Read more...] about Stock up for the Summer and Avoid the Oops!