Tuesday, September 1, 2015

First Day Of School 2015

We began a brand new year of homeschooling yesterday...and it was a good day!


We set out her outfit the night before...
 
 
and took a few pictures outside...with a backpack of course...while we waited for the older kids to wake up. Because...older kids. : )
 
 
And one with her shadow just for fun.
 
 
Earlier in the morning, I snuck into the school room to set their surprises on their desks...Rhett collects Funko Pops from movies as well as superheroes and comic books too. Plus...I always get them a candle to burn while they work.
 
 
Peyton is my retro television girl! And I also got her a new scent in her favorite smelling lotion. Plus a fall scented candle. : )
 
 
And for my little lady...Cinderella Peg Dolls...Thank You talented people on Etsy...and a Cinderella book and shirt. : )
 
 
Then it was the annual First Day of School Picture!
Peyton...10th
Rhett...8th
Flynn...Kindergarten
Kirby...Mascot
 
 
We did some fun work to ease back into it. And my student was all about it! : )
 
 
After she and I were done, we made a surprise snack for the big kids...including Madison, who arrived home safely!
 
 
And thus it begins...another fun and exciting...not to mention cozy...new school year!.
 

14 comments:

  1. What a precious first day! I love how great her handwriting is! I hope I can get Christopher excited about writing soon. :) I can just tell you're in for a wonderful school year.

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  2. I feel like I was there to see the first day of school, with your descriptions. Happy School year to one and all, especially the teacher!!!

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  3. Okay... can I just say I'm so jealous of this part "cozy...schoolyear" Wishing our school year was cozy!!! ~ Love all the firsts and love Peyton's gift. Awesome!!!

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  4. What a detail oriented mom you are with those individual surprises for each student!
    Love the back to school outfit!
    Blessings on a great new school year!

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  5. You are the best mom! So nice of you to make the first day so special for them.

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  6. Such a special first day for them all, the outfit was gorgeous. Hope you have a wonderful school year.

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  7. {{{Big, big smiles}}} thanks for sharing....Blessings

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  8. What a wonderful first day of school! You really have a way with special touches for your sweet family! Hope everyone has a great school year!

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  9. You are one of the most amazing moms I know! Your never-ending energy and thoughtfulness is truly a gift. Wishing your kids a blessed school year :)

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  10. It looks like you all had a wonderful first day of school!

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  11. Will you adopt me? I can only imagine how wonderful you are as a teacher - as you're just the coolest Mom!! I bet they did have a great first day...and wishing you all many blessings for a beautiful new school year ahead. xoxo

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  12. I still (and always will) admire you for homeschooling your children. I think it is wonderful and hope they all have a great school year!!

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  13. That outfit is adorable! You make the first day of school so fun and memorable with your love and gifts! Have a blessed school year!

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  14. What curriculum do you go with this year? We decided to go with K12 in our new state (just moved in a week ago) and are starting out new school year around the 27th. This is the first time I have ever used a state homeschool program and I'm really nervous about it. Any tips?

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