May 23, 2014

Weekend Wind-Down {May 23}

I'm amazed that it's Memorial Day weekend.  Little League has us busy, as well as the end of the year school activities.

Last weekend one of the schools where I taught celebrated their 125th anniversary.  They hosted a huge festival.  Big Sister, Brother, and I enjoyed the festivities.  They loved their painted faces.  Big Sister is an adorable puppy and Brother is a crabby crab (who smiles).  A teen recognized and hugged me.  I had tutored her and her sister and it thrilled me to catch up for a few minutes.
Big Sister has FOUR weeks of school left.  [Groan!]  Thankfully, Brother
only has a week of preschool remaining.  I'm ready for summer to begin.

Our short summer calendar filled up quickly with these week-long activities.

  • VBS (at least one)
  • Weaving (4-H and libary--if Big Sister is allowed.  She's not quite old enough.)
  • Family Camp
  • Science in the Summer (Library)
  • Swim Lessons
  • Swim Lessons
  • Family visit to northeastern PA
This week on the blog I shared a homemade ranch mix, my morning routine (with $1.50 coupon), and how to stop a bully.

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  1. It's amazing how quickly the summer can fill up.

  2. It really does with a little of this and a little of that!

  3. Love it! Thanks for hosting. Please come and party with us on Monday at 7 pm. We would love to have you.
    Happy Saturday! Lou Lou Girls

  4. Wow so many this weekend, I need to check them out and make a few comments - thanks for holding down the fort!


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