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Long Weekend? Quick Weekend.

I thought after the excitement of the zoo + train ride I might get a very quiet, laid back weekend. This weekend was anything but quiet, but very, very fun. We got together with some great friends that we haven't seen enough of in the past few weeks, played in their pool with the kids, and enjoyed a BBQ between the three families. Excellent food and company shared, even if it was a steamy 105 (heat index) outside.
Lukka has never really taken to the water until Saturday. He loved being in the pool with Anikka, dad, me, and M., his little sweet friend. He did great! He fell down under once, (he still definitely needs to be supervised around pools) but when I lifted him back out he was fine, if just a bit shocked. He quickly hopped back onto his floating toy and was happy!
Here is a picture of Stefan with Ani. This is the first time she's been a body of water bigger than the bathtub. The first 5 minutes she was pretty whiny, but quickly got her face in the water to blow bubbles after he whooshed her around a bit.
Here's a cute candid I got of the kids this morning while cleaning. Lukka is beginning to love to 'read' to all of us, and here is no exception. She is much obliged to give him the honor to read her storybooks all day.
It might be kind of quiet for awhile. I'm a bit out of ideas. I have no big craft projects going on right now other than Lukka's Christmas knit sweater (not enough to show the shape, yet) and I am REALLY procrastinating on a very BIG and TIME CONSUMING project that HAS to get done SOON or else! (Really. Caps needed.)
It's not a craft project, or cooking, or anything like that. It will, however, take up multiple nap times and evenings. It's one of those projects you just have to START and plow through until it's done. (read: I'll be on the couch reading my Mental Floss until I am satisfactorily done with silly procrastination routine.)
What are you guys trying to get done this summer? Outdoor or home projects? Decorating or learning a new skill?
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julie k said…
OMG I love the laundry basket photo. LOVE IT!
hello! i am learning to sew :) It's rather frustrating but I enjoy the end result :)

let's be friends!

love, the littlest polly :)

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