Family Fun, Kids

Solo outing with Ethan! :-)

I had a quick appointment yesterday morning on the other side of town, and Asher had summer school. So, a few days ago I asked Ethan if he wanted to come along, and said maybe after we could stop by the zoo, just the two of us. Our city has a fairly small but still GREAT (and FREE) zoo. We…

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Family Fun, Kids, Weekends

Whew, I’m back

Hello and happy Wednesday! It’s been a while. These last days have been FULL but fun. Asher and I left around 2 pm Friday afternoon for a 3 day swim meet ~1 1/2 hours away (but near my parents’ house). He swam right away Friday evening, so we went straight to the pool. We got there for warm ups by…

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Family Fun, Weekends

1st Summer Weekend Highlights

Woke up feeling a little bit exhausted again this morning! What the heck?! Not quite this bad, but it still felt like a lot was fit into the weekend. It was SUPER HOT again, so maybe that’s actually what has me feeling drained. 🔷 Last Day of School pic! 5th and 6th grades are in the books. 🔷 Ethan learned…

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Family Fun, Life

La suegra is heading home :(

Ivan’s mom (my suegra, or mother-in-law) is leaving to go back to Mexico on Sunday, after spending over 2 months here in the U.S.! We picked her up from my sister-in-law’s last night and took her out for pizza at a really nice local restaurant. I sent this picture to Ivan at work and said, “Heyyyy, look!! No leggings or…

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Family Fun, Movies, Weekends

I am not throwing away my shot

Happy Sunday! I ended up having a pretty great Saturday, after some plans shifted and my day unexpectedly opened up. The morning was fairly lazy but included checking off a couple more months worth of photo organization. Still chugging along on this photo project. Ethan and I cleaned out his closet. It badly needed it and had been bugging me…

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