Farmhouse Fall Front Porch | Scandinavian Style

Fall Farmhouse Porch

Simple and natural Scandinavian style fall decor ideas for your fall front porch. We use pumpkins, wheat, and fall flowers from the garden to decorate our Scandinavian farmhouse style fall front porch. We love our old Folk Victorian farmhouse. Built around 1905, it is simple and straightforward. Our front porch is one of our favorite …

The Moon | Montessori Inspired Activities

Montessori Moon Unit and Activities

Montessori inspired activities for the study of the Moon. Moon phases, tides, and its relationship to the Earth are covered with fun Montessori activities. Great for toddlers and preschoolers, this Moon learning unit is budget friendly and easy to put together. We’ve added these Montessori inspired moon activities to our Fall Montessori round up. As …

Budget Renovation Tips & Why Old Houses are Greener

Budget Renovation Tips and Sustainable Old house

We want to share with you our top 3 budget renovation tips! We’re using these budget renovation ideas to save money on our 1905 Folk Victorian Farmhouse sustainable renovation. We also explain why old houses are “greener” and more sustainable than new houses by having a smaller carbon footprint. WHY OLD HOUSES ARE MORE SUSTAINABLE …

115-Year Old Victorian Farmhouse Tour & Sustainable Renovation Plans

Victorian Farmhouse Dining

Join us on a home tour of our very own Folk Victorian Farmhouse! We share our renovation plans on how we plan to make this 115-year old Victorian home more eco-friendly and energy efficient with a sustainable home renovation. We love our 1905 Folk Victorian Farmhouse. Well…we love most things about it, but there are …

Summer Patio & 10 Backyard Ideas You’ll Love

Backyard ideas you'll love

10 key elements that will make your backyard your favorite place be! We spruce up our summer patio and share backyard ideas for our future renovation. From permeable pavers to pebbles and other sustainable surfaces, we show you backyard ideas that can make a more eco-friendly home. This is part of our Victorian Farmhouse Renovation …

How to Plan a Swedish Midsummer Celebration

Swedish Midsummer Celebration

Celebrate the summer solstice with a Scandinavian midsummer celebration! We share how we celebrate Swedish Midsummer with our family in Sweden and how we have kept up the tradition with friends at home in the United States. From midsummer party decorations, to midsummer menu planning, to fun midsummer activities with kids, we show you how …

Birds | Montessori Inspired Activities

BACKYARD BIRDS TOOB MONTESSORI ACTIVITIES

Toddlers and preschoolers will love these budget friendly Montessori inspired bird activities. Colorful and engaging, these Montessori inspired activities explore different types of birds and their amazing nests. All activities are easy to set up and will keep kids entertained for hours. This bird Montessori inspired learning unit is perfect for spring when many birds …