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These Finish Of Summer time Blues (and Greens)

Right here’s a recap of our previous few weeks of summer time! 

These Finish Of Summer time Blues (and Greens)

Birch Began College Yesterday!

He went to the identical classroom and instructor as final 12 months, so the transition went properly! He was excited to see his pals. (And lacking one very VIP buddy – you understand who you might be <3) 

Birch with cut flowers

Flowers from Nona’s backyard!!

Every baby is requested to usher in a minimize plant or flower on the primary day. 

Birch back to school Birch back to school backpack

Birch could be very proud he’s now a Massive Boy!

Birch first day of school

I obtained these finish of summer time blues

However earlier than faculty began, listed here are some snapshots of our previous few weeks of summer time, aka the canine days of August!

It’s at all times so bittersweet when summer time involves an finish. Fall is my favourite season, however summer time is a VERY CLOSE second, so we’re nonetheless a little bit unhappy. I can’t stand to suppose forward in regards to the climate in February. Generally I make myself keep in mind that once I’m dripping in sweat.

End Of Summer Blues

Massive Boy Lunch at Brazos

Whereas Birch was nonetheless in camp however Mazen was residence, we did lunch collectively at Brazos earlier than going back-to-school sports activities and faculty purchasing. We each agree: they’ve the most effective cheese sauce ever!!

Lunch at Brazos - Those End Of Summer Blues

Triple Pickle + This Is My Yam are my favorites. Surprisingly they’re each vegetarian tacos!

Triple Pickle + This Is My Yam tacos

Water Balloon Battle!

On the most well liked day. Therefore the umbrella!

Water Balloon Fight prep | Those End Of Summer Blues Those End Of Summer Blues

End Of Summer Blues

We watched the combat from the porch within the shade : ) 

Parents at the porch

Mommy & Me Time

As soon as Mazen was again to high school, Birch and I had about 10 days one on one. I’m exhausted, haha. 

Birch breakfast | Those End Of Summer Blues Child with raspberries on fingers

We did some at-home classes on the USA.

at-home lessons on the USA

Those End Of Summer Blues

Picnic with Dad

Thomas took him to Sugar Hole on a picnic!

Sugar Hollow picnic | Those End Of Summer Blues

Water Desk Splashing

We cleaned the leaves out of the water desk and broke it out for a day. That is most likely the final time we’ll use it since Birch had extra enjoyable cleansing it than he did standing at it! Let me know in the event you’re an area who would really like it. 

kids water table kids water table for sale kids water table | Those End Of Summer Blues water table with toys water toys | Those End Of Summer Blues

Splash Park

Persevering with the water theme, we went to the pool a number of occasions and to the splash park! Birch is now not petrified of the squirting water – it’s his new factor!

splash park | Those End Of Summer Blues

Cicada Looking

We found a number of cicada shells on the timber in our yard. Birch collected them. 

After which in little boy vogue, he promptly crushed all of them within the driveway….

child playing with cicada shells | Those End Of Summer Blues

We discovered one alive on the storage wall! B has discovered to say “I like the sound of cicadas” since I say that on a regular basis. 

cicada on the wall

Play Play Play

We performed with slime….

playing with slime | Those End Of Summer Blues

with pals…

Little boy surrounded by stuffed toys

And their cats!

Little boy petting cat

Again to College Haircut

Are you even a child in the event you don’t get one!?

Back to School Haircut Little Boy Back to School Haircut Boy's Back to School Haircut


I obtained in just a few Peloton exercises. Birch cherished it once I did Disney rides! (And was mad after they performed Disney songs he didn’t know.) 

We additionally performed loads of Aladdin and went up and down the steps many occasions to fake we had been within the Cave of Wonders. 

There have been additionally some walks! And I went to some health club lessons right here and there. 

little boy in a stroller with dinosaur toys

Date Nights

Thomas and I had two date nights to stability out all of the make imagine. 

Crimson Pump Kitchen

The primary was to Crimson Pump Kitchen to have fun his buddy John’s birthday! Our buddy Anna joined too and we had a scrumptious 4-course meal that made us really feel very very like adults : ) 

Red Pump Kitchen date night Red Pump Kitchen cocktail Red Pump Kitchen meals Red Pump Kitchen 4-course meal Red Pump Kitchen dessert

The Wooden Brothers + Greensky Bluegrass

Our second date evening was to a live performance. We began the evening with margs at Zocalo and ended with a laser mild present!

margs at Zocalo The Wood Brothers concert concert laser light

That’s a wrap! 



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