The big 2017 solar eclipse is coming up next week and we live fairly close to the band of totality so we should be getting a roughly 97% eclipse. I can't let the occasion pass without making a shirt for Sweet Pea! I personally love, love, love the Mya tunic* as a great all purpose … Continue reading The Great 2017 Solar Eclipse
Today was our first day of three year old preschool and it went really well! I did some work ahead of time (made tactile letters and numbers, bought a ton of school supplies to set up our "classroom" area, and got all the crafts ready) but I don't necessarily feel like it was a lot … Continue reading Happy First Day of School!
Welcome to my second Dress Up This Town post! I've already made one dress for myself for this month so I decided to take the theme in a different direction this time around and make a princess dress up costume for Sweet Pea. Do you remember a few weeks ago when I mentioned how my … Continue reading Dress Up This Town: A Perfectly Cute Princess Costume
When I first saw Ti's blog theme for July I figured I would sit this one out. First of all I'm not much of a dress person to begin with. More importantly I was scared. Women's dresses are *very* intimidating! That's when I realized I should view this as a challenge and face my fear … Continue reading Dress Up This Town! Designer Stitch Charlie Dress
Here's a quick overview of what we did last year. We followed the free 2 year old curriculum from ABC Jesus Loves Me. It worked well for us. Sweet Pea was already an expert at most of the motor skills by the time we got to them but it was really great to know that … Continue reading Two Year Old Preschool Overview
I'm excited to announce that I'm making a new addition to my blog. Can you tell what it is? This really shouldn't come to a surprise to anyone who has known me for awhile. We've been talking about homeschooling for several years and our family tentatively dipped our toes into it when our little sweet … Continue reading ~~Blog Update~~
To quote Scottish poet Robert Burns (in modern English) "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men go often askew". Yes I know it's currently July 6th but that means it's only two days late! We were fortunate that our little sweet pea had a great vacation and enjoyed herself but all good things must … Continue reading Happy [belated] 4th of July