Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Halfway Through Summer

My children recently discovered Phineas and Ferb on the Netflix.

And they are so in love.

That theme song ran through my head the entire time I was putting this post together.

It's only appropriate that it is sung while these pictures are looked at of our 79 Days of Summer so far.

So. Go ahead. Sing.

You've got 40 pictures to look at here, so ya might as well.

I'll start ya:

There's 79 days of summer vacation
And school comes along just to end it.
So the annual problem for our generation
Is finding a good way to spend it.

Like maybe:

Having a birthday party

Eating frozen custard

Visiting a pet store

Attending Adam's baptism in Phoenix

Melting broken crayons to make new ones

Having a picnic dinner at the park + playing at the park

Going to storytime at the library

Having family game night

Swimming in the pool

Celebrating the 4th of July

Making s'mores

Building a fort

Feeding the ducks at the park

Making homemade popsicles

Playing at the splash park

Walking to get ice cream cones

Having family movie night (with caramel corn)

Visiting the aquarium at the Silverton

Eating Frosty's at the park

Going to a magic show at the library (Adam was chosen to help!)

Bringing cookies to the firestation

Flying kites

Visiting the temple

Making a nature rubbing

Being aliens at the library

Riding the carousel

Watching a movie under the stars (Jumanji)

Making homemade ice cream

Having the missionaries to dinner

Eating lunch at work with Dad

Donating our clothes and toys to D.I.

Getting a free book from Barnes & Noble

Learning about a new culture (Egypt)

Making a new snack (hummus + baked pita chips)

Having a science day

Playing chalk games

(We also wrote letters to friends, did the kids' annual handprints, started the Friend Summer Reading chart and put on a puppet show).

Yeah, it doesn't rhyme. But you get the general idea.

And I was right. Having a plan for fun has made this summer so much more enjoyable. I'm loving it, in fact. I soooo don't want school to start again!

I am so glad there is still half of the summer left to enjoy!!!


Kathy said...

Looks like so much fun!

Grammy Suzzy said...

Hey...where's Perry the Platypus? Nate LOVES that show...Grammy, well, it kinda grows on you. It was fun to have the music playing in my head as I saw your adventures...and yours are MUCH better that either Phineus' or Ferb's. And there's no "Whatcha doin..." going on.

Danielle said...

I love all the pics and thanks so much for including us in your summer fun!