Catching up – June 2015

Keeping this short. Need to clean the kitchen and am procrastinating. Photos. Quick snippets. Here’s what we did this past month.

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We celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary. This shot was taken by our nanny who took the kids out to the park while we went to a movie and lunch!

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We have a massive sunflower growing! It’s tall. Really tall. See it over the car?

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Some other things from the garden: Our baby watermelon, harvesting sunflower seeds and the result of the harvest and some of our grape tomatoes.

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When it’s hot, you bust out the slip and slide!

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Helping Daddy pull weeds… and apparently strangling our baby sister is on that list too. J/K!

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M had soccer camp!

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We got messy eating breakfast in the car.

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We got in some park time.

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And snuggles.

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We had good and bad moments. Sometimes within minutes.

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We sometimes even played together.

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I took M to a movie, just the two of us.

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We had an impromptu dinner at the beach.

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We went to the aquarium to pet some snakes, sharks and stingrays.

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We prayed, and prayed and prayed for our city. What a horrible tragedy. Nine lives lost in the name of hate. We are so proud that our city responded with love instead. #charlestonstrong

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We picked peaches and blueberries at the local farm.

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We announced Little Monster #4 (dubbed “nugget” by M) to the world! Yay! We’re due in January! More on all of that when I have a little more time.

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We went to Kiawah with Daddy since he had never been and had a great day!IMG_9250

Baby bump alert!

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We had friends visit and went to our local fireworks show the night before the 4th. That last photo makes me smile… it looks like music notes to me.

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Then we went to the local show in the neighborhood on the 4th.

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Brunch on Sunday was SO not healthy, but Oh.Em.Gee. delicious! I had French Toast that was probably 4 inches high, drizzled in Bourbon Maple Syrup. It was custardy and divine.

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And of course, since we were downtown, a trip to the fountains was mandatory. I normally carry a change of clothes for the kids in the car, but of course since we had recently gone to the beach, I had not yet refilled my “go-pack”… so the kids rode home either naked or in a diaper. Gotta love some spontaneous mid-day fun though!

More to come in the next few days once I can get a handle on the house! Happy belated 4th to all!

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