Fun Monday


Joy from a Spot of T is hosting Fun Monday this week. For those five people (out of my thirteen readers) who don’t know what Fun Monday is: Different people host it every week and come up with themes or assignments. Joy wants us to show our kitchens.

This is the first time I’m participating. AND I’m cheating. How is that for good beginnings? How am I cheating? These are old pictures. Ones that have already been posted on my blog. You see, my kitchen is a disaster zone at the moment. I did have a fleeting thought that it would make a more interesting picture, but then I came to my senses. So here is my kitchen – when it’s clean.

This is to the right of the sink.
This is to the right of the fruit bowl from the above photo.
This is just SOME of our homeschool stuff. This space can be very cluttered. That is a seedling tray on the left. And the red and white thing is a homemade card from our friends Paul & Robin to congratulate Adrian on his Canadian Citizenship.

These drawers are underneath that cluttery spot. I took this photo this morning and you may notice at the top how cluttery it really is! You can see a bit of the chairs in each shot. I LOVE these drawers. My dad made them to fit this spot specifically. Those are my children’s hand prints. In the drawers are all of our craft stuff. A drawer for scissors, a drawer fo paper, etc.

These are the chairs to the bar like counter. We argue over who sits in which chair a lot.

Our dining room table is actually around the corner from the kitchen, but this is where a lot of the action happens. You can see in the background those colourful drawers.

Like most people, we do a lot of different things in our kitchen.

We entertain…


We make Guy Fawkes dummies…


We bob for apples…


We play…

We do play dough…
We make crafts…
Decorate Easter Eggs…
We do science experiments…
Oh yeah. And we cook…

To see more Fun Monday kitchen pictures go HERE to see the links.
I hope you all have a wonderfully fun Monday!!

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About Debbie

I am a stay at home mom of 2 energetic children. I homeschool them as well. I have a great husband who, after 7 years of working away from, finally has a job where he is home every night. We are trying to learn how to live together again along with adjusting to the lower pay that came along with the job change.
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22 Responses to Fun Monday

  1. Joy T. says:

    Excellent first Fun Monday Debbie! Love it. I see your kitchen is the hub of the home too. All the activities look fun!

  2. ChrisB says:

    What a super kitchen I love the colour of the work tops. You have great fun in your kitchen it looks very welcoming 🙂

  3. Beckie says:

    I cheated too – it’s OK.

    Great kitchen – good family pictures!

  4. Emma in Canada says:

    You do alot in your kitchen! Which would explain why it might get messy, you should have posted those pictures!

  5. Karmyn R says:

    I LOVE the kids hand prints on the cupboard – very cute!!

    Looks like a fun place to live!

  6. Amy W says:

    Good job, I love all the pictures.

  7. Heather says:

    Your kitchen is so homey Debbie! I love the handprints and drawers!! Our dining table is used for pretty much the same stuff too…science projects, playdough, art, etc…You are so clever to actually put pictures of cooking in your post.

    This was my first Fun Monday too…and I cheated too…my kitchen is a not perfectly clean!

  8. PortraitofPeter says:

    A wonderful and creative “Fun Monday” you have shared so beautifully through the eye of the lense.

    Thank you.

  9. my4kids says:

    Great job on your first Fun Monday! I like the handprints on your cupboards also. very cute.

  10. mjd says:

    Welcome to Fun Monday. Your kitchen is a beautiful and wonderful place. I love the fun hands drawers filled with craft items. You must be studying the Gas Laws or air pressure…what a wonderful science lesson.

  11. The Artist formerly Known as Purpleworms (!) says:

    The hand prints are super and I love the shot of everyone at dinner. What a great kitchen!!

  12. theotherbear says:

    Great photos!
    Love the hand prints on those cupboards.

  13. willowtree says:

    Sweet!! Everything looks great, and don’t worry about cheating, everyone does at one time or another.

    I love the family aspect.

  14. Dawn says:

    Great photos. I know your kitchen is homey and welcoming to guests. And fun too!

  15. JennieBoo says:

    Debbie, your “Fun Monday” is so GREAT! I enjoyed it so much!

    I love the cabinets with the hand prints.

    obviously, your kitchen is the heart of your home, as it should be.

    Come back next week!

    Happy Monday!

    Blessings

  16. Pamela says:

    the kitchen is fantastic… but the kitchen in action is above and beyond and I loved it !!!!!!

  17. Steffi says:

    You have all so big and nice kitchens!I wrote this and see this already in same other blogs!!Really nice kitchen!Our kitchen is so small.

  18. Debs says:

    I love the color of your counters. I so love drawers with your kids handprints, that is just so creative!! Love your kitchen pics nice that there is lots of family activity! 🙂

  19. Hannah says:

    I love the hand prints on the drawers, that’s a great idea.

  20. Debbie says:

    Thanks everyone.

    How ’bout that? Fun Monday was…well..fun!

    Looking forward to next week. 🙂

  21. MaryP says:

    That is a gorgeous kitchen – love the colour of the counters. It’s also a very well-used kitchen. I love all the living that goes on in there.

  22. Robyn says:

    Awww… thanks for keeping our card!

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