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
This post contains affiliate links. If you click one of these links and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! Margin – this is my word of the year – and I thought it was about time to revisit it, especially since I had been absent from this space for a few weeks. You might say that I needed a … [Read more...] about Margin – Revisiting my Word of the Year
There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a purchase after clicking one of these links I may receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting Townsend House! I have an immense love of books – I love story. I love to get lost in someone’s story, and because of that I almost always have a running list of books that I want to read. I don’t always have a ton of … [Read more...] about 5 Books I want to Read Now and You Should Too!
There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a purchase after clicking one of these links I may receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting Townsend House. I have been a bit MIA lately from this space of mine. When I look at my word of the year – margin – I can see why. I have been taking the time I need to recover from what seems like a constant state of … [Read more...] about A Year Without Internet – Is it Possible?
After my little planning retreat this past weekend, I feel a little more on track with my knitting. I think that getting my head around what I want to accomplish in the next few months, as well as what my family is going to be doing is the main reason I needed that planning retreat. But, it had the added benefit of freeing up mind space so I could sit down and knit without feeling … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
I have heard the term planning or personal retreat several times in the past couple of years. It always seemed like something that was not a right fit for me. Not because I didn’t want to participate in a weekend of personal introspection – I mean the idea of going to a hotel by myself for a weekend where I could just concentrate on all of the thoughts in my head without any … [Read more...] about What is a Planning Retreat and Why do I Need One?