Thursday, June 21, 2007

Celebrating Summer

On this, the longest day of the year, I've created this list of things I'm looking forward to this summer:

- Meadow's birthday

- a Red and White picnic on Canada Day to celebrate Heather's birthday

- some weekend quadding trips

- veggies from the garden

- swinging on the patio

- using the barbecue

- having Mel home for a visit

- a Josh Groban concert

- new swings for the granddaughters

- spending some time with my sister

- a bridal shower

- Kirsten and Peter's wedding

- going to the pool or lake with our grandbabies

- fresh raspberries and cream

- painting my studio

- Dad's 75th birthday

- scrapbooking, especially with my girls

- picking strawberries

- going to BC for fresh fruit

- corn on the cob

- visiting the Farmer's Market

- purging my closets

- defrosting the deep freeze

- enjoying the potted herbs

- warm evenings on the patio with the scents of my flowers

- new potatoes with cream and dill

- reading

- not worrying about school starting again (more on that to come!)

Aby over at Creative Organizing inspired me on this list. I'd love to see yours!!

9 comments:

  1. Those are great things to look forward to!! Ohh, and I am sooo intrigued about your last comment...

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  2. Love your list! I hope by the end of summer you've accomplished everything on it :) Thanks for keeping in touch!

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  3. What a list, Mom!!! I'm looking forward to quite a few of those things, too, especially my visit. I hope you get to enjoy and do all of these. I know some of them won't be so enjoyable, but it will be nice to get them done.

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  4. Mmmm...what a wonderful list! Welcome summer!

    XO,
    Jill

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  5. Dilled cream potatoes, yum!!! My Uncle would always make these from his garden for us in the summer. My sister is the only one in the family with a garden now. I'll have to sweet talk her and get some, or like you said, go to the farmers market.

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  6. SUCH good things to look forward too! And I am wondering about your last on the list too!

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  7. What a great list! Can't wait to spend some time with you this week!

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  8. Sounds like a delightful summer! Enjoy :)

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