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 don’t know if it was because I knew we were going to do our day in the life today, or if my body thought 5 hours of sleep was plenty, but I was up at 4am this morning. Now, I don’t make it a habit to get up … [Read more...] about Homeschool Day in the Life with ages 9, 7, 3
We officially have our first week of homeschool down in the books. It is something I am always anxious about and not quite knowing how it will go, but it always turns out in the end, which is good for me! The week started off strong, the kids were ready to start school. Monday morning we started off with circle time – in order to include Lucy in part of our schooling. It … [Read more...] about Our First Week of Homeschool and a Vlog
I feel a bit like a broken record as of late. I don't seem to be doing a whole lot of knitting, but I am reading a lot and my knitting time has been replaced by gardening. Now that the garden is mostly in I am hoping to sit down and sketch out my ideas for knitting for the rest of the year. I know that if I don't have a plan for my knitting, the weeks will continue to pass … [Read more...] about not so much knitting – but planting and reading
Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Maine! I think Spring is finally deciding to show herself, and that means I can move forward with my garden. I probably could have started last weekend with planting, but I wasn't ready, and I generally do a marathon planting session on Memorial Day weekend. But first, I needed to clean out the gardens - you can watch some of our progress … [Read more...] about 2016 Garden Progress and a vlog
I'm not sure how we got here so quickly, but last week we celebrated Emma's eighth birthday. Wow! It surprised me how emotional it was for me. I mean, eight seems so much less little kid, and more young lady to me. We had a lot of fun surprises planned for Emma for her birthday, the first of which was Matt taking the day off from work. Several weeks ago we realized a … [Read more...] about Eight is Great! A Birthday Recap
We had quite the eventful week last week! It started out like any other normal week, that was, until my bathroom flooded. Apparently our 10 year old washing machine decided that it was time to die. But not just die quietly, no it decided to break in a way that it would leak all over my bathroom. I think if this happened a few years ago, I would have been incredibly upset and … [Read more...] about After our Bathroom Flood – a New Washing Machine!