Posts with tag: "best summer ever"


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How To Have The Best Summer Ever
How To Have The Best Summer Ever

 Greetings from the land of chaos!  I write you from the pit of insanity, as we are moving into a new house this week.  We are up to our eyeballs in boxes, and we are pretty exhausted, but we could not be happier!In all the wonderful chaos of our move, I have most certainly been letting my blogging slide, as well as my family portrait project, but that's OK!  Life is about progress, not perfection, and today is a new day to do great things.I did want to share with you a little nugget of advice for summer fun.  How to have the best summer ever.Now I could have said busiest, because for us it's been about that busy.  And you might call this post lame because the answer to this is so simple, but sometimes life is that simple.  Not easy, but simple.How to have the best summer ever?  SIMPLY ENJOY EACH DAY, EACH MOMENT, FOR WHAT IT IS.And that's what I'm doing today.  I'm enjoying today, as the chaos awaits, as the little ones still sleep, as another gift of a day presents itself.  And I'm sharing with you today some of the other insanely wonderful days we've had this summer.  Here's a recap of what our clan has been doing:We began with a road trip across the country.  We meandered through Iowa, where we stopped at The Field of Dreams (after watching the movie with the kids).  We ended our road trip at Grandma and ...