Mother’s Day and a Reading Nook…

Mother’s day was a sweet one. I received many gifts made by my children in school. I got a nap too!IMG_8847 IMG_8876 My mom and sister, Samm made these delicious oreos for me!IMG_8877I weeded my front flower bed and planted hydrangeas (on the right), and two blueberry bushes (on the left –in the tomato cage and next to the two smaller rocks). I then put bark in the bed to stave off some of the weeds, at least. We will see how long that lasts. But, I think it looks quite lovely. That dark little bush on the right is a red rose bush that has been attempting to grow for a couple years. It’s flourishing now. :)IMG_8887 The first harvest from the garden: spinachIMG_8947Home Improvement Project: Kid’s Reading and Crafting Nook

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I created a place where the children can do their drawing and crafting and reading. It was a space going to waste behind our couches. I used a piece of wood shelf and created a flat surface for them. I hot glued it to the brick so it’s fairly easy to remove. Then I added the book case and the baskets. They have been enjoying it. :)

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Having the books upstairs makes them more accessible and interesting. Another boredom buster for my kids this summer.

Now we head into the summertime! Thomas has graduated from 3 year old preschool this week. Molly had her kindergarten graduation. The girls will be out of school next thursday. They are pretty excited to have a break. I am in the process of creating a plan to keep them fairly entertained this summer. Though, I hope they will be able to be imaginative enough to keep themselves mostly entertained.

~Nostalgic Knucklehead

 

About stacey

I am the Mom of two young, rambunctious girls, a curious little boy, and a wee little man who is bursting with joy for life. I just wanted to do something for myself that allowed me to harness the magical moments of being a Mom. (A job that sometimes feels thankless, misunderstood, and considered easy by those that haven't done it.) I wanted to be more positive by looking more closely at the good things that happen every day via photos and my thoughts.
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