Weekend Wind-Down: July 18

After a week away, it was good to be home this week.  Thank you for all of the birthday wishes.  Thirty-eight feels about like the previous year.  This is a photo from camp; we were about to go to the adult-only banquet.  It began with just my husband and me in the picture, but the girls joined in after a bit- in a clingy sort of way.  (My hair is short again, but I'm not sure how long it will last.)
Big Sister, age 7, attended a Science in the Summer class at our library this week.  Put on by the Franklin Institute, I knew she'd learn a lot about oceanography, and she did.  We've had a lot of the typical thunderstorms this week. One morning, I was about to fill up the pool (kiddie variety) when I heard  distant thunder.  Instead of skipping the idea all together, I waited and listened.  With no more thunder (for a bit), the children played with balls in the pool.

This week I had four new posts on the blog.
This is a peek into my living room.  I don't decorate much, but I really like this.  I wish it was always tidy like this.

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This week's featured posts are...
DIY pink and white laminate side table painted with chalk paint in a pink girl's room Stop Counting to 3 & Start Teach Responsibility | Reasons why you shouldn't count to three with an alternative way to get your child to behave. | #Children #Parenting #Behavior |Huddlenet.com
Triple Berries & Cream Muffins    Squash & Black Bean Burrito Bowl
Triple Berries and Cream Muffins     Squash & Black Bean Burrito Bowls with Greek Yogurt Salsa Verde
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  1. Thank you so much for the feature! Hope you have a terrific weekend!! Your hair looks adorable, I really like it and it's a cute picture of your family. Thanks for sharing :)

  2. Pretty brave risking the kiddie pool with the thunder - but good not to miss out on play as long as it stayed away :)

  3. Thank you so much for featuring my Squash and Black Bean Burrito Bowls this week! I hope all of you ladies have a great weekend!


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