week 26 wrap up

we’re just gonna jump right in today…

monday | june 25:

a quick trip to the park for some running and sliding.

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tuesday | june 26:

basketball boys. i love when matt texts me pics of their adventures!

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wednesday | june 27:

so…i joined twitter. i know i’m super late to the party, but fashionably late. so don’t forget to follow me @retrohipmama (i’ll totally follow you back!) if you are a fellow twit. i have no idea if that’s the right terminology or not. hopefully you’re not offended. πŸ˜‰

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i did it for this: the shereadstruth bible studies. available on the youversion app, they @ and # all over twitter and i wanted to be involved. so far, i am loving the 21 day “living a surrendered life” study. they have a blog too if you’re looking…shereadstruth.com.

and they have these cool lock screen photos for free!

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today’s #lunchis: turkey and cheddar roll ups, raw veggies and a glass of cherry coke. if you’re on instagram, #lunchis is a hashtag that kristymakes came up with to celebrate her quiet and consistent lunchtime routine. follow along and then tag your lunch photos…it’s fun and there are a lot of good ideas!

#lunchis turkey/cheddar roll ups, veggies and (hang my head in shame) a glass of cherry coke.

bathroom is today’s #photoadayjune. i decided on this shot because listening to the radio is one of the most important things i do in the morning. if i’m in the mood for music, it’s always the oldies station. if i want to be informed, it’s conservative talk radio. but no matter what, it wakes me up and gets my morning started.

june 27: bathroom (old radio that I listen to when I'm getting ready. It's either oldies or talk radio.) #photoadayjune #photoaday #camera+

this is mario. he wears the hat (even in the tub), says “mama-media” (his was of saying mama-mia), “blip-blips” fireballs at an imaginary bowser, plays mario bros on the wii, and right now, is watching other people play mario bros on youtube. i know my little marshall is in there somewhere.

he's been wearing this hat for a week (like all hours of the day) and is blipping fireballs at us and talking with an Italian accent. #alterego

thursday | june 28:

today’s #photoadayjune is on the shelf.Β so much to choose from in my house since we use a lot of shelving. i snapped pictures of DVDs, books, puzzles, hats…but this one stood out. i was soooo happy to have found blue flowers at michael’s a while back and i just love this color combo.

june 28: on the shelf (blue flowers do exist and anything looks awesome in a coke bottle.) #photoadayjune #photoaday #camera+

friday | june 29:

matt took the boys to the park again today.

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gibson’s last day of comedic acting. this is his impression of walter, the old dummy due in jeff dunham’s comedy acts.

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the kids showing us what they learned in class. improv style. pretending to be a machine that puts the wrappers on crayons. this is really funny folks. i guess you had to be there.

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matt and i went to a friend’s house (and met some really awesome new friends!) with gibson and marsh had a sleepover with his best bud!

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saturday | june 30:

#lunchis not-you-boring-tuna-sandwich. instead of mayo, i use avocado in my tuna, then seasoned with sea salt, pepper and dill. i tossed on some sliced cherry tomatoes and enjoyed the heck out of it! i also had white peaches on the side and a few sips of raspberry lemonade.

today, #lunchis tuna + avocado + tomato sandwich with white peaches and raspberry lemonade.

after a somewhat lazy day, i was really wanting to binge snack. so i decided to do something that required both hands, thus working on a project and NOT snacking mindlessly. it kept me busy until dinner.

trying not to snack, therefore, I shall stitch!

unfortunately, i caved when gibson wanted to buy us thrifty’s ice cream. he paid and the three of us indulged. me? mint n’ chip on a cone. i’m not very proud of myself. but gibson sure is cute!

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this pretty much ended our night. besides doing a major clean up of the front yard, cleaning up a mess of ants that found their way to a chip under the couch and some pool fun out back, we just hung the heck out. matt, on the other hand, did a couple hours of exercise while i napped and played on the iPad.

all-in-all…a super week! hoping to do more summery activities this week. any suggestions?

xoxo

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6 thoughts on “week 26 wrap up

  1. kristy.lynn says:

    still loving your week end reviews! love that you are continuing to play along with the lunch is! getting great ideas from your lunches! they are so fresh & summery!! πŸ™‚ love that your boys have such animated personalities. gibson with his acting & marshall with his mario impersonation! πŸ™‚

  2. dawn says:

    These posts always makes me happy, love seeing your cute boys. The pictures all look good and happy times. Those lunches are so yummy, I eat either a sandwich or soup most days, that’s it. I keep it simple so as not to gain weight, do need to add more veggies/fruit though. Love that Matt was in here, you need to get more pics of him, even if you have to sneak them in, lol

    Thanks for sharing with us!

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