Saturday, June 6, 2009

It's Beginning to Look Alot Like Summer!

Due to a very rainy and unseasonably cool May around here, swimming season is just heating up. We kicked it off last Saturday and have been 4 times in the past week. There's a cute little girl whose bathing suit body cracks me up! I so wish that my rolls and cellulite were as precious as hers! Today, we actually had our 1st minor scare when Claire decided to take a head 1st tumble into the pool trying to fill up her bucket. I was right beside her & rolled off into the pool to rescue her. She didn't even cry, but let out a big burp from the water she swallowed.
This is how we'll spend most of our weekends from now until September..hanging out at Nana and Papa's pool. I love this time of year...until it's 103 degrees and 100% humidity!
here she is checking out the water

jumping into daddy


i just had to take a picture of her back & her ponytail. i wish i could've gotten one standing up, but i was always too afraid she'd head straight into the water!


i am really hoping that this will be the year that it all "clicks" for grant. i'm ready for him to be floatie free and a little more daring. swimming lessons start in a few weeks, so we'll see what happens after that.

Totally off subject, I planted 2 tomato plants this year for the very 1st time. It's a little spot that I usually put flowers in, but Claire has deemed it her digging spot, so I didn't even bother with it. Instead I put 2 tomatoes, and she has the rest of the area to dig around. I L-O-V-E tomatoes..like nothing you've ever seen. I could eat 2 or 3 homegrowns in a sitting in the summer. It's by far my favorite food of the summer! Needless to say, I am so excited to see these puppies growing!



4 comments:

  1. Grant looks like he is doing really well with his arm floats. I haven't tried those yet with my kids. Love Claire's ponytail. It looks like you all are going to have a lot of fun swimming in that pool this summer.

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  2. i am a tomato lover too. BLT's are my favorite summer food, but i love to eat them all by themselves too. claire's little ponytail is so cute. i haven't seen her in person in so long--i can't get over how big she looks. she is starting to look like such a big girl! so sweet!

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  3. hooray for summer fun! and hooray for the cutest ponytail ever!

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  4. we planted some tomato plants too and we had one tomato show up recently. We were very proud of it until a friend's little 2 year old decided to pick it. I just couldn't get to her fast enough.When she picked it, she said, "apple?" i was secretly crushed

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