Sunday, September 05, 2010

a weekend to catch our breath

While traditionally we should be at the beach watching the boats from the Tri-State Regatta with my parents, or camping in Grand Haven with Doug's parents, we chose to stay home this weekend. We had a pretty busy summer coming & going to so many fun things. The past couple days have been nice to just spend as a family of 4. Yesterday we puttered around the house, doing yardwork & generally putting things away. There were a couple moments where we *gasp!* had nothing to do but watch the kids have fun. Amazing. Today we ran a couple errands but again, nothing too strenuous.
Doug came up with a fun idea for dinner tonight - I don't know how he got it in his head - but he wanted a "P" dinner. Everything had to start with P. We had pigs in a blanket, popcorn, peas, punch to drink (Doug had pale ale), & Doug also made a small bit of pork ribs for himself. Roman was sad it didn't include pears.

Tomorrow is our last day of rest. On the agenda is really, again, just things here & there. I want to get to the mall to get a good pair of grey pants... Doug has been thinking about taking Charlie's crib down... Roman would like to play with a friend. Charlie, of course, is happy just to be outside doing anything. And there it is, the last day before we plunge headlong into "normal" life again.


Cat Hoemke said...

I think we are going to leave Tobo in his crib until he's 8. He's not much of a climber yet and I could totally see him in our bedroom every 20 minutes if he had run of the house. Can I pretend he doesn't need to grow up?!

Amy said...

Yeah, Doug rethought the whole thing... Charlie fiddles before falling asleep, and I think he'd be bouncing all over if he could get out. :)