This weekend is a perfect reason why people move to Florida. Just spectacular!!! My genuine apologies to those of you still surrounded by snow, mush, more snow to come, hopefully you’ll enjoy a little glimpse of spring/summer here and perhaps….PERHAPS…..it might be enough to propel you through.
Honestly, though….I don’t know how you do it. Hubby would love to move to New Hampshire in a hot second…me? I’d love to visit and would even consider a “2nd home” (LOL)…but live? No. Can’t do it. Listen, it’s already pretty consecutively in the 70s here and I put the flannel sheets and fleece blanket on under the heavy comforter.
Day 6 of the blog-o-thon and SATURDAY. Not to make anyone feel bad, but oh MY word!!!!! The weather is stunning already and it’s only 7:20 a.m.
The life of a parent: so funny…we had all 4 kids OUT of the house last night at once, which is unheard of. However…….as life would have it…..the times overlapped a bit and by the time we had the youngest dropped off at the skate rink, the tax guy showed up an hour earlier than anticipated, as he was finishing up our youngest son made it home. The great news is that we were still able to sit and enjoy the 2nd to last episode of Downton in peace!! And the taxes are done. Not to mention we had leftovers, so I didn’t have to cook. Overall: GREAT night and no complaints!
Alleged to creep to almost 80 degrees today and we have a bike ride on the beach planned for the afternoon!!
Stole this from a friend who was at the beach the other day!!
Until then, though…..I must pay the bills and get the grocery list ready to tackle the “must-dos” before the “fun-dos”.
Back to school is coming quickly. For the kids it means earlier bed times, earlier wake times, scheduled days, band practice, cheer practice, homework.
But….we have 3 more weeks. In that time we’ll* finish school shopping, stay up late, sleep in, enjoy the lazy days, soak up the sun and fun of summer. So go eat ice cream, play in the sprinkler, and take naps. Summer is still on.
*we refers to the kids. Madre and Padre have no summer and yet….it’s still lazy and awesome!
Yes, that is a baby shark in my baby’s hands. *2 summers ago, I just moved all my photos onto external hard drive
Sand castles never really get old….*also 2 years ago
My nephews are big ole baseball players. You know the travel team, All-star team, any team you can put together and they’re IN! My brother in law loves the game and coaches and my sister loves the game and brings the cheers. This past weekend they had a travel game tourney of several days long scheduled, sadly, it superceded our July 4th plans. And then……the baseball mojo just wasn’t clicking and they lost and were done. Early. Days early. What do my sister and her hubs do? They drive south, of course! Surprising me at work and stayed with us the weekend. Super fun. Super spontaneous. Super idea. Props to my brother in law for the great idea.
Dinner out Friday night (gift certificate from Christmas FINALLY put to good use!), beach day, ice cream, fishing and enjoying each other’s company. Good for the soul!
Cousins….yeah, YOU get a good picture of all of them!
Fun Friday, Folks. You know what that means…..well since Jen is a leetle busy post-birth and all and spending her days trekking it to and fro to the NICU for baby Joseph, she’s handed this weeks QTs off to Grace.
Day 7 of clean Eating, people. Day 7. Proud to say I’m toeing the line. The whole planning thing really panned out this week. And I’m feeling good!!!
Week 1 of my gym’s 6 week Challenge and……..I worked out one day this week. Totally need to re-group on the exercise deal is I plan on winning. The whole life-getting-in-the-way ain’t gonna bring home the 2K, you know?!?
I’ve been doing lots of praying this week. For gals in labor, babies in the NICU, parents in the ICU, those suffering from cancer, their loved ones, the struggles go on and on and sometimes it’s a little overwhelming all this suffering in the world and then I was reminded of this by Ann Voskamp….because I am a “fixer” and like to make things right and suffering frustrates me because I’m helpless and yet:
Back on the upswing….we bought our beach pass and have used it. Twice. Two weekends in a row. Don’t hate. Man I love the beach. Love.
Riding her cruiser!!
I’m running out of things to say.
Really I’m running out of time, because I need to get ready for work!
In reply to Grace’s query of kitchen furniture and the like….we have a super hutch/dresser/furniture, thanks to some super awesome friends! Sadly time is limiting me from finding the picture!!!
go check out the rest of the crew and jump on in so Jen has plenty of reading material in the NICU and keep those prayers coming, people!