Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Massachusetts Trip- Back at the Lake

On Wednesday, all the kids and the men went back to the lake, while Pam and Hazel and I stayed home to do some quilting.  I'm waiting to unveil the final results after I finish the binding.  (hopefully this week?)  Pam and I also got to watch a "girl movie", since they usually get voted-out for our nightly movie when we're with the boys.  (and we also like watching action, so we don't mind too much...)
Something kind of funny that happened on the trip- I only packed 5 outfits for everyone, knowing we'd have enough laundry after that amount of time to just wash all our clothes.  So I did our laundry once we got back to the house.  However, I always hang-dry my shirts and I stupidly forgot to repack all of them when we went back to the lake!!  All I had was the shirt I was wearing and a pajama shirt...  Luckily, we spent a lot of time in our swimsuits, and K was kind enough to loan me one of hers :)
The Frog tried to use the flippers, but his feet wouldn't stay in them.  

He did, however, figure out how to really use the goggles and snorkel, which I was surprised by!
hahaha. i love this picture!
Peach often offers to feed Hazel lately.  Before this picture was taken, she was heard saying, "Awight.  Open youw mouth, baby!"
As you can see, staying up late every night eventually caught up to The Frog as well...
Jay hasn't been playing video games much lately- being gone with tours and having a lot of deadlines lately, so he relished pulling out some of his old favorites during down-time at the lake.
I think I spent more time actually swimming than I ever have, and it was really fun!  I may get used to "freezing" lake water yet!  (haha, Jay will tell you it's really, really, warm.)
Peach and The Frog liked to let Nanie throw diving toys in the shallow end so they could go and retrieve them... (I wonder if this would work with tennis balls at home...)
Jay's torpedo dive.  (btw, isn't the scenery just so beautiful?)
This weekend was MUCH hotter than the previous week...
You know it must be if Pam is willing to get wet ;)
On Friday, Jay's sister, Kama, and family came out and spent a night.  They are all so sweet with our kids, and it was so fun to spend a snippet of time with them.
Behold!  Pam and I figured out a way to bake rolls on the grill so we wouldn't have to heat up the house!  We are awesome :)
We never could get Peach to nap at the lake house on purpose... Guess Auntie Pat is all we needed :)
Hazel liked cousin O

More hair play

Thankfully, Kama sent me some of her pictures to share- with all the pictures I took, I didn't get any shots of the cousins all together!

 We went for another walk around the lake (I didn't bring my camera because I knew I'd be carrying kids the whole time...) and Auntie Kama taught everyone how to tell wild blueberries from other berries.  They were always excited to find something to forage.

 Sporting their daisy bracelets.
We can't wait to do it again!

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