Mid-Century Menu Monday! Your 1950s Meal-Plan Monday for weekly vintage dinner menus.

Mid-Century Menu Monday for August 17th to 23rd

Another planning-and-preparation week. I’ve almost got my homeschool lesson plans for the year locked down! Here is the meal plan for your Mid-Century Menu Monday for August 17th to 23rd. Mid-Century Menu Monday for August 17th to 23rd Monday’s Meal Plan Breakfast Sliced peaches Prepared cereal with top milk Toast with butter Broiled bacon Coffee …

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How We Homeschool Using Vintage Books: 1st Grade 2020-2021

First grade is the real beginning of academics. This year, my first grader is precocious and already taught herself to read. So first grade looks a little different than usual. I’m still making her go through phonics, though, just so that I know she really gets it! Anyway, this is how we homeschool 1st grade …

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How We Homeschool With Vintage Books: Kindergarten 2020-2021

So, you’re starting kindergarten with your child. What do you focus on? What are the most important kindergarten things? Here’s how I’m teaching kindergarten for 2020-2021. My Curriculum Choices for Kindergarten 2020-2021 Nearly all of my resources have been inherited — some are older than me — but here are some links that I tracked …

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Mid-Century May Baby Step 12: How to Set the Table, 50s Style

Even in the ’50s, many families only came together at the table. (Now, it seems, many families don’t even do that — but they should!) The atmosphere created at the family table sets the standard for family relationships, conduct, and comradeship. And if the homemaker is going to put all that energy into preparing the …

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