Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Slip-n-sliding

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How do you become the coolest Mom ever? Well, for at least 10 minutes that is....

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You score a Little Mermaid slip-n-slide (can also be used as a water fountain) for $3 on clearance at Target.
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We don't have the ideal area for a slip-n-slide being in a town home and all but the kids still had a blast. Emerson did not get the whole run and slide idea so I kinda gave her a boost and let her slide down that way. I pulled out a baby pool for Ezra thinking he wouldn't be into the slip-n-slide. But, of course he had to do what big sister did. 

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It was a really fun way to be the heat in our own backyard. 

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Worth $3 for sure!

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

4th of July

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Back from blogging hiatus I'll recap July. On July 4th after spending some time at the pool, waited out the storms, then we had a block party with our neighbors. We grilled out and shared a ton of food.  
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Ezra and Emerson were just as excited about pretzels. Sometimes you need a little help to finish your snack. By the way that's not a wound on Emerson's arm. She got a tattoo from the library of all places. 


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The kids enjoyed some fresh watermelon and corn. How can you not have watermelon on the 4th? I made a not so pretty coconut cake. But, it was so so tasty. I may or may not ate a bowl of leftover icing by itself. 
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The kids had a great time playing and running around. Ezra knew how to take a break and relax. We stayed out until dark but ended up being too far from the fireworks to see anything.