Ginger Snap Crafts: reflecting on our {intentional} summer

20 August 2012

reflecting on our {intentional} summer

Today is the first day of school for my kiddos.
Such a bittersweet day for this momma!
I have one starting kindergarten & one starting high school!
I’m not sure which one makes me more teary eyed!
Oh how I love having my kiddos home & being their mom!
It’s the best. job. ever.

I absolutely LOVE summer time, too.
I don’t like to see it come to an end.
Each summer we have a summer schedule posted on the fridge.
A summer calendar all filled up with what we are going to do that summer.
We don't want to miss a thing!  This summer was no different!
We had such a great time!  So much fun!
 
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One of my first blog friends was Melissa from The Pleated Polka Dot, and I LOVE this post.
She wrote about wanting to make sure her kiddos had an {intentional summer}.
 
"An {intentional summer}
just means that you plan for things. 
You make fun things happen."
 

I love that! Making fun things happen.
Making fun summer memories.
Making sure we do everything that makes summer so special!
 
 
I have really treasured every moment of our {intentional summer}.
Here are just some of the fun things we did this summer.
{Just click the picture, & it will take you to that post.}

how to make water bombs a tutorial from Ginger Snap Crafts

cousin camp schedule

watermelon lemonade

TCBY frozen yogurt and national Hammock Day

flip flopswater blob

cookies kids I love summer

summer journals

giant bubbles tutorial

So here’s to having an {intentional} fall, too…
& then an {intentional} winter & spring
& then it will be summertime again!  Yay!

Making fun things happen, making memories
…that’s what it is all about!

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