Cottage Garden Help!

First of all, thank you to those of you who have given me advice and ideas on how we can salvage the original pine flooring at Mint Green Gables. I will definitely come back to these ideas when we are ready to tackle the floors. Now I would like to ask for your opinion on the front door color and landscape ideas. Let me preface this by saying I love the color of the house and have no plans to … Continue reading →

Moving In

In January we drove up to Virginia to look at houses. I had found three houses I really liked on Zillow, and we toured them back to back. I felt like we were on an episode of House Hunters. The first house was a yellow Victorian that reminded me of the Dragonfly Inn on Gilmore Girls and I LOVED it, but it was way out of our price range. The second house was move-in ready and priced well, but … Continue reading →

My Review of Logic of English Essentials

We are unpacking and getting settled in at the new house. In the meantime, I am trying to reestablish our homeschool rhythm and already thinking about my plans for next year and the changes I want to make. If you are a fellow homeschooling mom, you are probably also thinking ahead to next year, so I want to tell you about my experience with the Logic of English Essentials program. Logic of … Continue reading →

Running to Virginia

If you follow me on social media, then you already know our big news. We are moving! It would be so easy for me to leave it at that. Three simple words. We are moving. But this decision has been anything but simple. Behind those three words is a big story and I am going to do my best to write it. I. It was months ago, but I remember it like it was yesterday. I was leaning on the doorframe … Continue reading →