- Alex’s room needs another coat of paint
- Move pool and refill for many afternoons of swimming
- Continue knitting my Shalom sweater
- Get to quilting
- Pinafores for the girls
- Catch up on reading Love and Anger: The Parenting Dilemma for the read-along at Parenting Passageway
- Make eye and dentist appointments
- Work on budget
- Finish reading Paddle to the Sea
- Finish regional maps of the US
- Gather and sew 4th grade lessons into main lesson books.
- Continue knitting with Jackson. He has been knitting in the evenings while I read a couple of chapters of Tiptoes Lightly at bedtime. He claims to be just as good at knitting as mama. Daddy asked him to knit him a coaster, so Jackson is super excited to finish this project up before Father’s Day.
- We’re up to the letter O in our letter per week focus. It’s become a lot more relaxed and is more like a weekly discussion of each letter rather than anything formal, but it’s just enough to satisfy the little ones’ request for lessons.
- Our seasonal theme this week is roses and the lovely flowers of June. I see some bouquets making their way inside!
- Fifth grade planning. For anyone else planning 5th grade, please stop by Meredith’s blog to see her notes!
In the Kitchen
- Making strawberry jam from local berries
- Making ricotta from some extra raw milk
- Freezing some enchilada
- Cleaning out the fridge
- Organizing the pantry
- Fudge popsicles
Activities of the Week
- LLL meeting – my turn to lead!
- Work at produce co-op and pick up milk
- Take kids to splash park
- Gather with friends to do this activity
- ground beef stroganoff, peas
- chicken enchiladas, black beans, corn
- homemade pizza
- chicken potpie with biscuit top
- breakfast dinner
- grilled butterflied chicken, purple mashed potatoes, asparagus
- mahi mahi, brown rice, broccoli (from the garden!)
What are your plans for the week?