The one thing about goal planning that you cannot seem to plan for is when your situation changes. How do you continue on with your goals when your life takes an unexpected turn? That is what we will be exploring today. Why A Year of Slow? For all of my goal planning prior to the start of the year, I felt in my bones that this would be my year of slow. And while I can joke about how … [Read more...] about 2020 Goals – When Plans go Awry
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
This post contains affiliate links which means 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! Food preservation – is it something that you ever think about? Growing up in Maine, and with a mother who had a very large garden, putting up food was something that was always done, jams … [Read more...] about Easy Ways to Preserve the Harvest
This blog post contains affiliate links. If you click on one of these links and then make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for the support of this blog! Each year I spend a lot of time thinking about goals. What goals do I want to have for the year? What areas of my life do I want to see improvement over the last … [Read more...] about Welcome to a Brand New Year of Loving Life!
I love fairs, more specifically I love agricultural fairs. When I was little I was involved in 4-H. I had the opportunity to learn sewing and also to take care of and show baby goats. Scroll all the way to the bottom for the video! It is something I think back on fondly. All those blue ribbons, all those cute little baby goats. Since then I have had a bit of an … [Read more...] about A Day at the Fair!
When I first started planning out this homeschool year, I thought themes would be a great way to give the kids a direction for monthly projects. Monthly projects are something that I have wanted to do with the kids for a while now, but we have never been able to give it the attention that I wanted. I always want to give freedom to the kids in what they are learning and working on, and helping … [Read more...] about September Theme – Apples