Well I thought I'd check in. We're still here.
As you can see, we're doing our darndest to live summer to it's fullest.
I actually did a little bit of sewing last week while my husband was in Zion Nation Park with a youth group from church. This weekend was a holiday weekend with a state holiday - Pioneer Day - in Utah. Nothing like another good excuse to have a parade, hit the pool, eat some barbeque and light some fireworks!
On top of all of that, I decided to re-read the last two Harry Potter books. It's the Pottermania in the air I guess. Actually, I read the Deathly Hallows four years ago when it came out - and I read it so fast that I can barely remember any of it and then I realized I couldn't really remember the sixth book either, so I decided to read that one too. I'm enjoying reconnecting with Harry (one of my favorite summer pastimes) and neglecting most of my sewing or other projects until I'm done.
I saw this video this weekend and it was a great reminder of what my priorities should be for the rest of the summer. (Sorry, I feel like this has become a redundant theme of mine this summer. Many thanks for the encouragement and wise words many of you have shared on the subject as well.)
In the mean time, please no one remind the kid in the picture at the top how little of summer is left. When I made the mistake of rattling-off the list of things on the calendar over the next month and finished by saying, "And then school starts!" we had weeping and wailing. Whoops.
Thanks for putting up with another ramble-y post. I have good stuff (including giveaways) coming up so hang in there. In the mean time, enjoy those summer moments!