Friday, July 15, 2011

Summer Beauty

Abbie, David and I took a walk down the road to cut some daylilies for my summer kitchen table. Simple summer pleasures...

(Large milk glass vase: $1.99 at Goodwill last summer.)

{this moment}

A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. (Hosted by Soulemama.)

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Summer Saturday Evening

We spent the entire day yesterday cleaning the house inside and out. When dinnertime rolled around, we were all tired and hungry. I was too tired to cook and didn't want to heat up the house by turning on the stove, so we had a quick and easy takeout dinner...

...and then headed outside to enjoy the balmy summer evening.

Al had a well-deserved rest after a long, hot day of yard work.

I decided to grab my camera and try some of the different settings while the kids were in action.

There was running...

...and lots of swinging.

Rachel had fun twirling on the swing. Here's the windup...

...and the release!

Is there anything cuter than dirty little feet in flip flops?

It felt good to take a break and enjoy time with the people I love most in the world!
Happy Summer Kids!