Daybook: October 11th

taking a walk with a balloon

Today…

Outside my window: we seem to be having an Indian Summer with temperatures in the 80′s, bright blue skies and t-shirts coming back out of the closet while all my pretty fall sweaters wait impatiently for cooler weather.

This weekend we: celebrated the third birthday of one of MM’s good friends. The weather was so lovely we took the party outdoors and we all had a blast relaxing together and enjoying the celebration of the day.

her first car

Miss Blueberry had her first driving experience in a classic red Cozy Coupe and really surprised me when she instantly seemed to know what she was doing – this girl is going places!

We also: did a little baking this weekend, which I blogged about here. I made one of my favorite cookie recipes but added a little peppermint extract and it was amazing! I was very pleased with how they came out and plan to make them again for sure.

peppermint chocolate chocolate chip cookies

The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel FrederickI am reading: The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick which I’m enjoying so far. It’s a much lighter read than what I’ve been picking up lately, no sci-fi twists or heady love stories, but I’m enjoying the change of pace and love all of the references to great literature like Little Women, a favorite of mine.

I never got a chance to blog about: our trip to the park Friday afternoon with some of our WI besties. We drove out to a park we’d never been to before and the boys had a little nature hunt and art project and of course some good old fashioned playground fun. I got some adorable pictures of all of the kids – making my 365 picture for that day a tough choice!

MM and his friend Little Bear at the playground

that beautiful girl of mine

hard at work on their art project

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One Two last pictures to share before I go: I know it’s kind of been all BB all the time lately, but seriously? Two last pictures and then I promise to take a picture of my son soon, okay?

seriously.

I cannot deal with all this cuteness

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