Archive for the ‘katie’ Category

hello, blog.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

I thought before I started to post again, I would first apologize to my blog. I have been thinking about you, Dear Blog! And yes, I have also been busy. But not too busy that I couldn’t have come here to write. I guess the real thing that held me back was that after posting […]

lessons learned.

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

I am thankful that with all that I have going on in my day—the cooking and cleaning, the design work, the running of a large on-line shop—that right now I’m feeling so motivated and excited about the things we are tackling during school time every day. Planning out lessons for school leaves me feeling creative […]

weekend recap.

Monday, August 30th, 2010

It was a fun and busy weekend around here! Saturday morning I met my mom for coffee at a little pastry shop downtown, right on the corner of Lemon and Main (which is also where the weekly Farmer’s Market takes place). We had a lovely time chatting and relaxing together. We also walked around and […]

getting organized.

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Maybe I’m nesting… I’m certainly experiencing the “Super Mommy 2nd Trimester” feeling these last few days! 🙂 Katie and I had a fun day of shopping together yesterday afternoon. We spend about an hour and a half at Jo-ann’s getting fabric for some aprons we’re going to make, as well as things for a dress […]

adventures in bookmaking.

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Today we had some fun. We made a few books for our lessons! I found a pack of white drawing paper at the store. It had a nice weight and I thought it would be just perfect for our new drawing endeavors. For the small books, I started out by cutting each paper in half: […]

back to the books.

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

It’s about that time again… Time for school! This year we are easing back into things a little early. We’ve been spending this week reviewing some of the things we were working on before summer break arrived. Katie will be in the 2nd grade this year. She is ahead in math, doing 3rd grade work. […]