Because of the home renovations earlier this year, we did not get to go anywhere or do anything extravagant this summer but it was a great one nonetheless. The kids' camp moved to the school building a block from our house and the kids loved walking and biking to camp for all five weeks. Then after a week off, it was two weeks in the mountains--a little long for my homebody but how lucky we were to have the time with Grandmother and cousins! Then the last two weeks had lots of pool time and day trips...it worked out well. Summer 2014 in a list:
Make milkshakes at home
Explore college woods
Oreo soak in half and half lay on wax paper freeze 1hour for mini ice cream sandwich
1000 lap tshirts
Write to C
Write to E
Camden Aquarium pref with friends
Beach beach beach
Try Joe's pizza
Not on list but did it anyway
Bobby's Burger Palace
Ice bucket challenge
Lots of books (for 3 of us at least)
scientific study subjects (earned $40 each!)
Did not do:
go see Philadelphia Freedoms play
Make a video game
Added in August: did not do but move to next year/days off:
Today: picnic for the new students. I am bringing the Giada orzo and Greek dip.
Monday: pulled pork sandwiches, mashed potatoes, green beans
Thursday: pulled pork (might make it bbq), sweet potatoes, cucumber salad
Friday: We will see but I am leaning to the sausage bake.
This was the week the freezer finally left. I miss it but only a little. I am working hard on clearing out the decently sized freezer we have in the kitchen to make it more...realistic. Some of the things in there--pie crusts, mixes for drinks no one in our house consumes--are a waste for us. We can do better. But right now, it's time to enjoy the gorgeous day. Wishing you a great week!