We’re kind of in the in-between season where summer activities have died down, but fall practices/games haven’t yet started up, so we’re enjoying a little calm before the crazy starts again! This weekend was pretty low key – Friday night we went on a family Ranger ride (it’s the kids’ favorite family activity, and to be honest, we all really enjoy it)! We didn’t really have a destination in mind, but stopped and talked to some friends, and then had a few drinks at another friend’s house – the kids loved having someone different to play with and it was a beautiful night to sit outside! We headed home before it got dark, and the kids were pretty worn out after their first full week of school.
Saturday, we went to my parent’s lake house to swim/tube/boat. The kids haven’t been able to tube all summer because the lake has been no-wake due to high water, so they were pumped!
I enjoyed a little time on a floatie in the water with a drink in my hand, so I’d say it was a successful day:)
Sunday morning we went to church and then I went and got groceries. Jayde had a friend’s birthday party in the afternoon, so Joe canned some salsa and I decided to make banana bread and no-bake cookies. Sometimes it’s nice to have time to actually bake/cook, and it made breakfast really easy for Monday! The negative is that my poor dishwasher ends up working overtime….I think it cleaned three loads of dishes Sunday!
We spent some time outside in the afternoon playing basketball and volleyball. Some friends gave Ashton some hand me down cowboy boots last week, and the kid thinks he needs to wear them 24/7…it’s literally a battle to get him take them off, so most of the time he looks like this…
After supper we had family game night.
We haven’t done that in a long time and it was a great way to end the weekend!