summer

Last-Chance Beach Trip

With school starting next week, we had one last chance to make a trip to the coast earlier this week.  It didn’t quite turn out completely as planned (the van ended up needing a two-hour trip to the shop). Despite being such a long day, we had a great time… …picnicking… …wading… …discovering… …competing for […]

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Summer Wish List

photo by Cooky Yoon School is out and summer has officially arrived at our house. Although I’m sure these first couple days we’ll be acclimating ourselves to a less hectic schedule, there are definitely a number of things we’d like to do before the school bell rings again! Before we know it summer will be […]

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Friday Favorites: How to Keep Your Summer Cool

1.  sweet raspberry lemonade  2.  lemon cups 3.  rosewater tutorial  4. play tent tutorial This week’s roundup is all about keeping cool during the rising summer heat. First off is a yummy raspberry lemonade recipe. Okay, I haven’t made it myself yet so I can’t testify to it’s yummy-ness, but I do love making fresh […]

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Two for One?

We’ve been talking it up for weeks now and finally took the plunge! We took Liam to pick out some big boy underwear after church on Sunday and got an extra little potty chair for Eleanor in the hopes that she would be interested too. And boy has she! We still have her in a […]

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