What is the order of table setting when setting the table for a dinner party or dinner at home? I found a detailed list from one of my favorite vintage books, Etiquette by Emily Post (p. 269), and hope it helps you add a little fine living to your own dinner table. I will also offer a few suggestions on serving.
"Mom, don't you ever find a cozy little corner just to read?" said my daughter, looking up from her book. The baby was down for her nap and I was busy catching up with homekeeping. A cozy little corner. That's just what I need.
Since then, I started, what I call, Mom Time. I choose three books per term (12 weeks) to enjoy in my cozy little corner. Karen Andreola, in her book, Mother Curlture, encourages us ...
Every child deserves to enjoy learning, and as part of our simple, 3 lesson per day program, Christian Study is the first lesson of the day. Why not at breakfast? Here is our schedule for peaceful days. It's homeschool at the pace of life! Here is:
Our family has been using an all natural herbs as soon as we feel sick with a virus (sore throat, stomach bug, etc.) with the same, consistent results:
symptoms leave within a few minutes
I discovered this product when I was teaching 4th grade. You know how the bugs pass around schools? Well, I was feeling miserable with severe stomach pain, but I was determined to not miss anymore school.
How much time a day do you spend on homekeeping? I'm not talking about the "ideal" floating around in our head, but real minutes. For me, on busy homeschool days (most are), I get in a good, solid hour.
The Homekeeping Hour is a simple solution for the busy mom. Let's take a look at what to do each morning using our Homekeeping Calendar with built-in routines.
The one hour homekeeping calendar will have your home neat & tidy in just 4 easy steps!
A few years ago, I asked myself, Why was my husband and family so content?What was I doing differently? Then it hit me! (I'll share about this a little later!)
But, for now, I want to encourage you, because a well-kept home brings a kind of joy and stability to our families that is very much needed in today's world. Recently, I went on vacation and observed a lot of disconnected families. So sad, but so easy to change!
The January Homekeeping Calendar is here and includes our built-in routines! Now, you can easily access our calendar anytime on our new page, Freebies, under the menu bar, "Learn & Discuss." Here's what to do:
We are off to a great start with Term I of our homeschool year. I am especially enjoying our new Bible Course and our Autumn Nature Walks! (Before I jump in with the Term I Recap, you should know that our homeschool ages are 1, 15, and 17 with a Classical Mason method.) Our Program of Study includes: