my {long holiday} weekend in pictures.

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{eloise has been loving whole plums these days!}

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{we had to say good-bye to our old fridge on friday. a few weeks ago the freezer stopped working, & then last week the fridge stopped. so we were thankful to have our chest freezer & used the freezer as a fridge for a few days.}

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{on friday, aaron & the neighbor tore down & rebuilt two of the fences in our yard, including the one between our houses. there was lots of overgrowth of plants on that old fence!}

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{eloise & me. I knew our eyes were similar, but seriously, the exact same eyes!}

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{bye-bye old fridge!}

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{eloise & I hung out in the shade to watch some fence progress, but eloise was really just interested in sadie.}

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{day one in the yard complete.}

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{oh this sweet little babe.}

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{we attended the first (of many) of eloise’s friend’s first birthday parties this weekend.}

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{this little bug just wants to cruise all along the sofa & coffee table.}

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{pizza friday!}

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{eloise got an early birthday present from grammie & grandpa, & she loves it. when you hit those balls with the mallet, they drop down onto the xylophone & make music. eloise likes to chew on the mallet & throw the balls, but that’s pretty much the same thing, right?}

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{hello new fridge!}

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{this is the start line for our neighborhood’s fourth of july parade.}

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{happy fourth from the lowers!}

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{some of the neighbor kids getting parade-ready!}

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{waiting for the parade to start.}

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{all of the kids at the starting line.}

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{practicing her flag-waving.}

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{my handsome husband!}

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{singing the national anthem before the parade.}

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{eloise, sadie, & aaron walked in the parade this year. sorry the photos are so bright!}

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{we did some playtime with water on the deck this afternoon. eloise loved it!}

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{& then I wrapped her up in a towel to dry off & she aged years. where did my baby go?}

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{yay USA women’s soccer team! we joined the millions of other “fans” that watch women’s soccer once a year…}

it was a fun long weekend, but so, so hot! usually the fourth of july is cold & rainy, & marks the official start of summer in seattle, but we’ve been having hot weather (about 10 or 20 degrees hotter than normal) & coming out of the hottest june on record! needless to say, our A/C is working over-time. aaron was busy outside working on the fence & in the yard all weekend, so eloise & I hung out, & tried to stay cool. it was nice having him home though & around, even if we just saw him at mealtime! the fence is 99% done & I will share pictures soon! we didn’t have big fourth of july plans & didn’t even see any fireworks (we went to bed pretty early) but we grilled brats, corn, & s’mores. god bless america!

how was your long holiday weekend?

M

One thought on “my {long holiday} weekend in pictures.

  1. Loved all the pictures and loving that adorable little girl of yours. We had a good weekend also. Nice and quiet and spent some over due time on the boat!

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