Holiday Baking

This weekend was our annual holiday baking weekend with the girls & my mom. It’s always one of our favorite days of the holiday season! We did our traditional sugar cookies, my grandma’s recipe that many of you have also been using for years, which was very bittersweet as it is our first Christmas without her. She stopped making them about five years ago when her arthritis was really bad, so every year we would make them for her instead.

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Hello, September

September is here!! The official start of Fall is just around the corner and the Garvin family is excited about it!! It has already started cooling off around here, so having the screen door open in the evenings has been a favorite part of our day. Here are a few things we are looking forward to in September. Starting school! I should probably be dreading this knowing how much work is about to be put on my plate as I

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Homeschool Prep

Prepping for the upcoming school year at home is well under way, almost all of our curriculum has arrived, we have a few school supplies & we are working on getting our “classroom” set up. If you want to read my post on why we decided to homeschool & what curriculum we are using, you can find it here! We are taking a less is more approach, except for the completely unnecessary vintage library cards that I bought, but naturally

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