This little guy welcomes us as we come in the front door. Since my girls were little I have taken a picture of them next to him to see how they grow.
Wreath for our front door.
We hung up Kathleen's banner of nature goodies she made this week. :-)
Decorated our fireplace. This was Kathleen's idea with the scarecrows and planters. :-) Mommy likes a grander approach, but my kids and their ideas are important to me. I like to encourage their thoughts.
This is an area you see as you walk in our front door. This candle smelled so good!!
We did some more learning and activities today too. We learned about ducks. Yes we practiced our waddling around! LOL Ummm no, no pictures. :-)
We worked on a number to number connection in her workbook. She loves doing these and it really helps with having them learn their number recognitions. The more fun it is, the more they enjoy learning.
Anyone remember there? LOL I always loved viewfinders when I was little. As a matter of fact these were mine and my sister's when we were young. See the newer ones how they changed over the years?
Kathleen had a great time looking through them.
I am hoping to get some notes written this weekend. I have several older people I write to who do not have the internet. But even for those that do there is nothing like receiving a handwritten note. I will always feel it adds that personal touch. Something to treasure. I still have all the old letters my husband wrote to me. I also have some from when I graduated high school, got married etc. I like being able to go back and read through them.
I had a few requests for more pictures of the cookbook. It was printed in 1950, first edition.
Can you imagine cookbooks today printing like this? The basic food groups?
There is even this section about planning meals. All geared towards the homemaker.
This was illustrating ways to decorate your dining room and set up your dishes.
So Kathleen and I decided we were going to set the table for dinner tonight a tad bit fancier. :-)
The cookbook is wonderful. Great information. I just love finding Vintage items. I wish more families took the time to sit and have proper meals together and share their days. It's so important.
What are some specials traditions you like to spend with your families?
I hope everyone has a lovely weekend! I feel so blessed to see that I have over 100 followers and I just start at the end of June. I have met so many amazing people! I appreciate every comment you leave. I will always try to answer back on here or visit your blogs to respond. Thank you for stopping by to share pieces of my life.
One last picture I hope will make you smile as you leave.... This was another "surprise" picture Jerry had taken at the fair that day. My "little" girl!!