You Blink and Summer is Gone …

Like everything these days it seems like I blink and our summer is over … we are back to school, as of yesterday. Fun times I tell you. No, really, it is good to get back into a routine.

So, looking back … here is some of our summer fun.

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We enjoyed lots of time at the pool …

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when we weren’t playing baseball or …

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attending summer dance intensives.

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We hosted an awesome foreign exchange student from France. His name was Florian and the kids had an absolute blast with him (as did many of their friends).

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Ava Mae competed at KAR’s National Title Competition in Biloxi, Mississippi.

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Bonus … we stayed on the beach and Lexi got to bring along one of her best friends who she rarely gets to spend time with anymore.

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When we got back from Nationals, Ava Mae found out she was going on pointe! (with one of her best friends)

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We lost two members of our furry family … (rest in peace Smokin and Binxee – you are greatly missed) and we gained two new kittens (Snowflake and Binxee II).

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We celebrated (a lot) … my husband turned Fifty …

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My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary by a weekend away at a wonderful B&B in the North Carolina mountains. (Thanks to my parents for watching our kids!) Of course our kids had just as much fun hanging out with their grandparents …

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Just one of the great places they took them over the weekend.

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And, Devin turned 14 years old!

Wow … looking back we had a jam packed full of experiences summer! Excited now for what the new school year ahead holds!!

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