Archives for September 2013

My Southern Dining Room

Our house has a very traditional floor plan, with a formal living room (which we use as a school room), a den, an eat-in kitchen, and a formal dining room on the main floor. I had always thought that formal dining rooms were an often wasted space, but the breakfast area of our kitchen is very small, so I was happy to have the larger dining room for any meals that involve more people than our little family of four. My intentions were to keep the dining room very informal with a farmhouse style … [Read more...]

Our Living Room

Hello! I hope you are having a good week. I am sorry that this little home tour of mine is moving along so slowly, but homeschooling two little boys while 31 weeks pregnant and trying to find the time to photograph clean rooms when the natural lighting is just right...not easy. I'm just saying. But we had a big cleaning day on Saturday, so I manage to snap a few pics of our living room when we were finished. Our living room is located in the back right part of the downstairs of our … [Read more...]

Our Homeschool Room

One of the first rooms we painted and decorated in our new house was our school room, which also serves as my craft space and office. This room was top priority for me because I knew that the boys and I would be spending majority of our time in this space, even though we were months away from our homeschool year actually beginning. And as I predicted, the boys have spent many of their summer hours in this room crafting and playing, and now that school has begun, we are in here for several hours … [Read more...]

Our Homeschooling Plans for 2013-2014

Yesterday was our official first day of homeschooling as Jack began his Kindergarten year! I am so thankful for the past three years that I have somewhat obsessed about early childhood education philosophies and tried many different styles of teaching to see what works best in our home. Because of that time of trial and error throughout Jack’s preschool years, I am beginning his Kindergarten year with confidence in my choices of curriculum and overall plans for our school year. As a … [Read more...]