Monday, June 30, 2014

{June Wrap-Up}

With all the end-of-school year activities, June always ends up being one of the busiest months of the year.  But as the weather starts changing and summer approaches, we love all we are able to do outside this time of year!  We crammed in a few more exciting days into the madhouse of a schedule.

Our strawberry patch did great again this year. We harvested several big bowls full.
And made enough jam to last us through the next year. My kids won't eat store bought jam anymore. 

I threw a shower for my good friend, Christie. 

We celebrated Father's Day. 

 Addy made that bow tie that Trevor is wearing in Activity Days. 

My sweet niece, Gwen was blessed. 
And we had a huge crew of family there to celebrate!
 Addison and Rylan attended a week long art camp and had a blast. 

And at the same time Carson attended the Sounders Soccer camp for the 2nd year in a row. 

Here he with one of the Sounders, Andy Rose.
We made homemade ice cream on the warm nights. We always seems to have a few neighbors around.
And we crammed in 3 private swimming lessons (was supposed to be 4 but the pool broke...figures!). The big kids are such strong swimmers now!  And Rylan and Miles are coming along. 
 Phew! June was a great month, but hectic!!


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