Posts with Label: House & Home

Scenes from the Village

Scenes from the Village

The village where we live is tiny and adorable.  There are probably no more than 40 homes, and our house, at 200+ years old, isn’t even close to the oldest one.  Our neighbors’ house has original sections that date back 400 years.  The church next door is 700+ years old.  The pub (every good village […]

Children’s Rooms

Children's Rooms

Our house in D.C. only had three upstairs bedrooms.  In that house, all three boys shared one room.  We had three beds (a set of bunks and a single), three tall dressers, one small closet for hanging clothes, and one large closet with a window where we had a desk and shelves for their books.  […]

Kids’ Chores Update

Kids' Chores Update

We’ve officially revived our morning chore routine, just as I said we would back in February, and I could not be more glad.  I wanted to give a little update on how we do it, what works for us, and why I love it. Every morning, each child has a single chore that takes no […]

Turkish Towels

Turkish Towels

When Matt and I went to Turkey a few years ago for our friends’ wedding (the one with the best wedding reception story EVER), the one thing I really wanted to bring home as a souvenir was Turkish towels.  I bought some at the Grand Bazaar, gave a few as gifts, and then kept just […]

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