And while I am more than excited to ditch the 5:40 am alarm clock, I would rather be ready and have some activities planned out, or at the very least, thought out.
There are the inexpensive to free activities that will be the staples to fill our days:
~ Trips to the coast to build sandcastles & take adventure walks along the
~ Summer library reading programs to keep li'l & big brains from getting
~ Tending to our growing edible garden in the backyard
~ Riding bikes through the neighborhood
~ Playing with neighborhood friends
~ Mornings at the park (mornings, because uber hot days & I are not on
the friendliest of terms)
~ Painting with the kids (looking forward to framing some new pieces)
~ Learning how to play the guitar
And then there are those activities that cost some dough, but are totally worth it:
~ Taekwondo (Big Bro began taking classes over a year ago and four
months in, Li'l Sis jumped in too)
~ Swimming lessons
~ Local day camp
~ A couple of local museums we want to visit
~ The Zoo
~ Jelly Belly Factory tour
~ Mrs. Grossman's sticker factory tour
That should keep us pretty busy! What are you up to this summer? Any exciting plans? Any fun destinations you're looking forward to visiting?
This post was inspired by Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, a novel that exposes the gothic underbelly of an American dynasty, and an outsider's hunger to belong. Join From Left to Write on May 20th, as we discuss Bittersweet. As a member, I received a copy of the book for review purposes.
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