Several meals involving hamburgers, hot dogs, blueberries, and lots of this--
(It's probably like the eighth time I've made it this spring!! I have a bit of a sweet tooth, so when I tell you I like this almost more than a brownie or a bowl of ice cream, that means I REALLY like it!). ;o)
Three graduation parties to attend!
Owen's feet show up at the table . . .
I broke out a favorite dress, the one that reminds me of a picnic tablecloth . . .
All it needed was some black plastic ants hot-glued on. ;o)
And did a bit of summer decorating . . .
Summer can go one of two ways I think--
Seeing as we're rather land-locked, I go the Americana route. I don't have tubs and tubs of summer stuff (like I do the fall or Christmas)--in fact this just about sums it up (I did stick a few more little flags here and there). But it's still nice to acknowledge a new season. And did you know that Hobby Lobby has started pulling out the fall stuff?? I'm so not there. Maybe because our spring has felt like a fall . . .
We had planned to wrap up our weekend with a bonfire and s'mores out at Josh's parents.
They weren't really digging that idea . . . something about it being windy?? ;o)
Today Josh officially finishes up his long-term sub position with a teacher's work day. He finds himself rather delighted to get paid to stick a few things back on shelves. ;o)
I did a little grocery shopping this morning. Jackson is now my "fruit-picker-outer". After noticing him picking through the blueberries for ones that wouldn't be sour, I let him have a go at the cantaloupes.
"Ohhhhh, this one smells good!" he proclaimed.
I promptly bought it and wouldn't you know, sweet as candy. I've been a bit hit-or-miss in this area. Jackson has always been rather sensitive to smells. I'm delighted to know I can put this quirk to good use.
And this just in--looks like I'm getting a little niece this October. "Team Girl" pulls into the lead for the Hansmeyer cousins. ;o)
So, a good weekend, laid-back and lovely--a very wonderful way to officially kick-off our summer!