Friday, August 19, 2011

Summer fun at home

With temps in the triple digits..(all freakin summer!!!) seems like all we've had to do was go to the pool, swimming lessons, playdates, restaurants & a couple of trips to the mall. But most of the time, we were just at home. We found things to do and have kept pretty busy... but I have to admit though, this week has been rough. Its like we've run out of gas...the kids are ready for school! And so am I :) I love em, but they need outta here! Here are a pics of some things that kept us busy at home during the summer...we did have some fun :)

Bendaroos!!! The kids finally got into these this year! We've had them for a couple of years but they never could get the thingies to stick together. Finally, they figured out how to shape them and get them to stick good. And once they got the hang of it, they loved it. This kept them busy for days. I love their creations!

This is a pencil box Cali made at Home Depot with her Daddy(the other girls made them too). She wanted to paint hers herself, so we let her. I thought it turned out beautiful! She told us she painted a rainbow...

One morning the kids decided to do some face painting....this is something they really love to do. It makes them feel like we have a carnival right inside the house!

And the first month of summer was spent puzzling...a LOT. While I was at Wal-Mart one day, I found this boxed set of 12 different puzzles(4-500 piece, 4-300 piece, 4-100 piece) and this kept us VERY busy. It was addicting really. We are puzzle people.

And these are just two cute pics of Ammon and big sis Ella. He loves his sisters...and their braids.

Hope you had a great summer! School starts for us this Monday! Can't believe how fast its already here.


Grammy Staffy said...

Fun summer pictures. I am glad that school is starting and John and I aren't! It was always kind of exciting starting a new year.... but it is more exciting being retired and letting some other teachers do it for us.

I'm sending you hugs. Thanks for voting for Loni

Grammy Staffy said...

Thanks for voting for Loni.
I jumped over to My scoop and became a follower. Good Luck.
hugs, Grammy

Emily said...

We were the same way last week. Ready for school. Cute projects!