As promised here are my after pictures!!!
This is our homeschool room which was in some desperate need of attention!
Here is the other side...this room is shared by Matilda and Ruby...I try to keep Matildas toys on the lower shelves and the books that I hold sacred on the top shelves!
And here is the living room...note the absence of clutter! (okay...I'll confess...most if it is sitting on my stairs, waiting to be put away upstairs or thrown away, but at least it's not on the window sills)!
My mother found the couch cover/quilt at the dump!!!!! It needs a bit of mending, but it's just beautiful!
I'm astounded that people throw these things away...but, delighted when I receive such a treasure!
And here is our door that leads to an outdoor porch. I've been meaning to sew curtains for this door for the past 5 years or so. I decided yesterday that a cheap stained glass effect would work for me. So we got out the tissue paper and modge podge and Ruby and I went to town! Cheap and effective...gotta love it.
Now I just have to work on planning our daily homeschool schedule. I'm hoping to get that done tomorrow, and we're going to ease into it slowly starting on Tuesday! I'm pretty excited about this upcoming homelearning year...we'll be doing grade two this year, and I can't wait to see where Ruby leads me in her delight of learning!
Also...I mentioned before that I LOVE canning and preserving food...so I started another blog called
Putting Away the Harvest. I'd LOVE to have other bloggers, gardeners, homesteaders, locavores and home canning enthusiasts contribute their recipes as well, (and ideas for putting away the harvest). I'm dreaming that it will be a community blog where we have many contributers and ideas. If you want to contribute please send me your recipes and posts, (even if you have old posts on your blogs relating to the subject...send them to me)!!! I truly believe in the power of growing, preserving and storing food for winter...it's awesome to see the pantry filling up with food!
Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't forget about our giveaway...please go HERE to enter!
There are 2 lovely prize packages...each containing 4 creams!!!
(and one will contain a little extra)
Go and enter!!!
Happy Weekend Everyone!