I realize that Monday is nearly over but I spent the day cleaning the house and restocking supplies (read grocery shopping).
The Bad: The weather was either hot and humid or pouring rain
The Good: so much of the weekend was spent in the pool.
The Good: Abigail floating in the pool without a care in the world
The Bad: while the boy refills his super soaker water shooter.
(I do have a photo of what transpired next but I like to keep this blog a happy space - that way when I read over it years from now all the screaming and fighting will appear to be just a figment of my imagination.)
The Girls: I'm in love with these twelve-day-old girls who are now able to fly right out of their brooder. They grow so fast! I only have sixteen left and I am going to have major trouble giving the last batch to their people.
The Verdict: The only green part left of the smoothies around here are the straws. The kiddos didn't care for the spinach and really it wasn't enough to make a difference. I find that if I wilt it down with a bit of olive oil and garlic they'll eat a whole bowl full of greens so we're back to these banana, frozen strawberry, watermelon and yogurt smoothies - a definite hit.
The Making: I started the spicy fitted tee from this book. I'm not sure why I chose to knit a summer tee in black using a thick wool but the pattern is simple and interesting and at the rate I'm knitting it'll be fall by the time i'm done. Maybe I should knit long sleeves...
The Shade: I spent a bit of time knitting under our Mimosa tree which is flowering right now with these awesome silky pink flowers. I love the lacy shade canopy that this tree provides but is can get messy once hundreds of these blooms fall to the ground.
We also ate a ton of food (mainly outdoors and using our fingers), read many books, and flew lots of paper airplanes. Seven school days remaining but it definitely feels like summer.