3 Things Thursday

Today I’m sharing some of the things that have happened in my world this week in an instalment of 3 Things Thursday, part of a weekly link up with Salma at The Write Balance, Raj at Pink Chai Living, and Nisha at Love Laugh Mirch.

I love the idea of a weekly check in or roundup, as it really allows you to reflect on what was important or exciting every week! Sometimes it feels like the week just flies by, so this is a great way to reflect while sharing.  Continue reading

August Book Club: Week Two

Welcome to our farm week, all centred around Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown. This is our second book for August.  To find the first book, click here.  To find the August schedule, click here.

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If you follow us on Instagram, you saw that yesterday we started by reading the book a few times and then got out into the yard before it got too hot. I had some weed wrangling to do, so Little Bear helped pull weeds, mowed the lawn with his toy lawn mower, and picked flowers for me! We talked a lot about what we saw in the garden. He asked some great questions and really impressed me when he asked about what bees do to flowers. We have two large bushes in our front yard which get these amazing orange flowers every August. There are drones of bees working in and around the bush, collecting pollen. We talked about what pollen is and what bees do to it. He was surprised when I told him that was how we got honey. Continue reading