Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Our Summer of Simple Pleasures


We had a pretty low key summer
and didn't travel or do anything amazingly special.

I really wanted the kids
to enjoy being kids
and make memories of having fun at home.

It was our summer of simple pleasures.

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We played hopscotch.

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Made amazing chalk art on the driveway.

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Went to a drumming class at our local library.

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Did a little fishing with Poppy.

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Had an epic water gun battle.

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Watched fireworks light up the night sky.

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Made a total mess with paints.

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Played in the woods.

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Admired Folk Art.

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Jumped in rain puddles.

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Built up the nerve to do a cannonball into the pool.

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Read a shadow book in our dark hallway with a flashlight.

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Earned our first trophy in gymnastics.

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Took a trapeze class.

I'm linking up with Only Parent Chronicles today!
Hop on over and tell us all about your summer!

4 comments:

Linda D. said...

What a fantastic summer of simple but memorable pleasures! Thnax for sharing your beautiful photos!

Sue said...

Simple pleasures really ARE the best.

=)

Kristin said...

Leigh!! I've missed you and your boys! They've gotten so big! Where has the time gone?

Your summer sounds perfect. Simple and perfect. I long for even a day like that.

Thanks for linking up!

Ducky said...

And THAT is what summers are made of! PERFECT!