The final school bell of the school year rang, we gathered up R's items (but forgot his red hoodie; gosh, I hope the school is open today) and went outside to meet SPH who swung by to pick us up on our way to go camping with my extended family for the weekend.
|R's class doing their last "Texas Hug."|
Side note: don't volunteer to coordinate a last day of school party *and* try to pack for a three-day camping trip. Too much!
The long weekend in the woods was wonderful: hiking, swimming, time to talk amongst extended family, campfires, crafts, lots and lots of dirt and food, lots and lots of delicious and creative food:
|Watermelon, Feta and Mint Salad|
|Candied Bacon (yeah, these lasted about 32 seconds)|
Oh, and I would be remiss if I didn't share G's falling off a 6 foot ledge into some water where he, SPH, R and some other family were fishing, SPH's rescue of G, G's stepping on a nail that pierced his Keens and his foot, and various other sorts of drama.
I am beat, but in the best sort of way.
Perhaps I need to go help myself to another cup of tea, for today is the first day of summer vacation. You know, the time of the year when your kiddos are with you all day, every day? A great time of year in so many ways, but just different.
So as I ease into the summer schedule, I hope you're enjoying yours too.
Life is sweet,