Homework Cart

The minute I spied this kitchen cart in an Ikea preview I knew then and there that it had to be mine.  After months and MONTHS of stalking the Atlanta store (and waaaay too many Swedish meatballs) I finally scored my very own scrumptiously turquoise Raskog last week!  Cookie and Bird helped me put it together and I stocked it with our at-home school supplies.  All this is perfect timing because along with the first grade came our first year of homework. *womp womp*

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While big brother is away, the baby has loved playing with his supplies.  It’s been so nice to roll this into the kitchen and set him up while I make lunch, empty the dishwasher, prep for dinner and tackle all sorts of other glamorous chores.
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And after school, the PCP has everything he needs right there.  We keep his homework packet and sight words for the week in the top basket.
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Best of all, it rolls right into the coat closet at the end of the night.
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And, lest you think it’s all work and no play around these parts, rest assured that we still make plenty of time for lots of things like this…
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…he is only six years old, after all :-)


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6 thoughts on “Homework Cart

  1. I've been admiring that same cart for a while now, too! I love the color and shape. Did you know you can check inventory of your exact Ikea online? I have been doing this for my Charlotte store–it can save you some trips :)

  2. Lucky!!! I have been trying to find that cart, its SO hard to find. Virginia and Charlotte IKEAs haven't had it. I am jealous, you used it perfectly, I was thinking along the same lines. I will just keep looking and hope its in stock one of these days :)

  3. Very cool idea. I saw the same cart in the catalog and loved the color, but I wasn't sure how to use it.

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