I recently joined Instagram and am amazed how little time it takes to share images with the world. I dug my feet in for a long while trying NOT to join but once I found the Instagram app on my hubby’s phone that did it! I joined Instagram and the rest is history.
I love how I can dual post to Facebook as well and save me time sharing some fun stuff. Now for all of you who aren’t on Instagram or Facebook here are some pics that I could have shared there but chose to share with my loyal readers instead! Here’s a recap of the first half of August. So these pics are all in Instagram style (square 600×600) from August 1 -15. Hope you enjoy seeing what we have been up to IRL (in real life!)
We kicked off August y doing some more back to school shopping. We were grabbing the weeks deals at Staples and saw some backpacks so Big Red tried one on. He really liked it but I wasn’t going to spend $40 on a four year old!
Once we got home and after lunch we headed outside to the backyard. Lil’ Red sat so still and was so cute in this camp chair. It’s too cute NOT to share!
Sometimes you just have to say YES to those sweet little faces. Today when leaving Walmart I had enough quarters for the boys to ride the train. I think they both had fun.
What kid doesn’t like getting ice cream from the ice cream truck? Just so happened to be one on our street. We didn’t even hear it but the kids did.
Princess was super excited by her TMNT ice cream treat. She may be a girl but she loves those turtles.
Princess got a book called Callie’s Contest of Courage Book by Jan May. The author even personalized it on the front cover. Thank you JAN!!
I found a super healthy fudge recipe that only has 3 ingredients! Yes, I promise to share the recipe in an upcoming post.
Sharing a picture of the herb books that I own but would not necessarily recommend to others:( Unfortunately Rosemary Gladstar and Reader’s Digest both share pagan thoughts and ideas. Working on finding more suitable replacements for the Homeschool Herbalism course that Jan The Nerdy Farmwife and I are working on!
Working on learning all sorts of herbal skills which include tinctures. The first time I have ever bought alcohol and it’s for herbal medicine:)
AUGUST 9 Hayner 100th birthday Festival
I think this was Big Red’s first carousel ride and it was free!
Eldest had so much fun with the Old Fashioned Carnival games which were also FREE! I had no idea how much skill was involved with these. Princess did get 1 in but I sat and watched this games for 10-15 minutes and no one got a single ball in.
AUGUST 11- FAIR DAY
We love going to the fair each Summer. Our county offer’s a kids free lunch and activity day which also allows parents and caregivers the chance to get in FREE! This is just the kind of activity that I love. FRUGAL FAMILY FUN!
Here is Eldest in his Minecraft hat with a fake smile to appease his mom,lol. Sometimes you gotta take pics right at the beginning of an event of NO pictures will be taken because of all the fun!
Super busy day when I look back at the pictures. Received anew product for review from Bzz Agent!
Lil’ Red discovered the fun of playing in the sandbox.
I replaced the screen in our laundry room. Found out the staple gun I borrowed was broken and had to improvise. A post coming later telling all about it:)
Cute baby pig nose against a tent! Do I need to say anymore? I think not, but just had to share!
Sometimes the simplest of activities can keep kids very busy for a LONG time. Washing rocks and waiting for them to dry so you can paint them can take all day!
Well this wraps up the first half of August. We have done so much each day that I could share tons more pics but thought I will share some of the fun activities in individual posts. Do not want to overwhelm anyone. Hope you stop by again soon to see what fun we are having as Summer winds down and school begins!