Happy 1st Friday of summer, friends! I hope this fresh new season has gotten off to a beautiful start for you! Ours was filled with celebrations and simple joys. Here are a few of my favorites (listed chronologically ;)).
1. One on One Time with Little One
Princess went to a swap meet with my parents on Saturday. While she was off having a great afternoon, Jason and I soaked up the special one on one time with Little One! We took her out for frozen custard, then headed to the lake for some sunshine, fresh air, and bubble blowing. It was a simple, beautiful, carefree time together!
2. Backyard Fire Pit Fun!
I heart summertime family fun!
We set up a fire pit in our backyard last weekend. It was so much fun making s'mores, chatting, laughing, and stargazing after a gorgeous sunset!
3. Father's Day 2015
It was such a joy to celebrate Jason (even more than usual ;)) on Sunday! I prepped some of his favorite eats, like my Cheesy Eggilicious Bacon-y Quiche. He loves all things water related, so we made a trip to the lake and enjoyed a dip in our pool. We surprised him with gifts - a few handmade, a couple useful, and others just plain fun. Best of all, we created new memories as a family! Those are the kind of gifts that last a lifetime. :)
4. Lightning Bug Catching
Ahh, the simple joys of childhood. :)
My girlies are really good at catching lightning bugs! I couldn't believe how many they got in their lit'l bug house! When I was growing up, the kids in my neighborhood would gather on summer evenings for lightning bug catching contests. I was never as successful as my daughters, but I remember those fun nights fondly. I'm sure my sweeties will too. Did you catch lightning bugs as a kid? (Do you call them that or "fireflies"?)
*For anyone feeling bad for these little buggies, they were released ...outside. ;)
5. Celebrating Father's Day with my Parents
Last night we had my parents over for a cookout in celebration of Father's Day. My dad is one of my favorite people on the planet and I loved celebrating him (& having another excuse to give him something else to wear during our upcoming trip to Disney World)! We had such a sweet time around the table together. I cherish evenings like that so very much!
Thanks for stopping by today, sweet friends! Have a lovely upcoming weekend!