We have had a blessed week!
It started with a busy Saturday, but first a sleepy head having a peanut butter and jelly waffle sandwich.
How I love you, Lane Stevan!
Saturday was hay day, but not like a summer hay day. More like a “go pick up someone else’s” hay day. I think they hauled about six loads before they had the lower barn full enough!
Blake and I bought a damaged door blank for $10 on a date night a long time ago. Blake stained and sealed it, and on Saturday it became our new school/craft table!
The beginning of this week proved to be another bitter one.
School has been a blast! The three oldest are moving along well mostly on their own, and I have been having fun teaching the youngest three. First, we finished up our Australia stuff. There was a sheep craft too.
Over the weekend I planned our next FIAR book. I was looking for one that had snow in the story, well, since we are buried in the stuff. So I decided on Owl Moon. Super cute story, as usual!
We have learned lots about owls and snow, so far! I have a lot more planned for this cute book, so we will keep rowing it. I stapled these paper plates together for Tate and Eliza, and they glued the eyes and beaks on. Then they flew them around for the rest of the day.
I still do simple directed activities with the two littles while I work with Lane on his lessons as well.
This week I introduced lower case letters to Tate and Eliza. With their letter recognition so far, we have focused on upper case letters. They loved matching the letters together and asked to do this simple activity over and over and over!
The middle boys have been really into drawing tutorials! They are getting really good at drawing too! The littles like to watch.
Tate had a rough week. Sweet boy. Between some serious grieving, and a big medical day, I am sure he is glad it is Friday too. He is getting bigger though!! Tate finally gained two pounds, grew two inches, and one shoe size! He wanted me to take a “pic-a-ture” of his new shoes.
There is usually a line for a seat in front of the fire when it is this cold.
Loving my helpers! And that dishwasher blessing!!!
On the farm front, while making lunch one day we saw a possum trying to get into our barn. That is no good. The boys headed out to take care of it.
I felt super duper blessed when Blake pulled up after work one night with his truck bed full of beef from our butcher! Our freezer was empty, empty. So thankful for the sales on the farm allow us to fill our own freezer!
And just like that, another week is over!
And it is FRIDAY!!!
Have a great weekend, you all!!!