Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Summer Snapshots Week 4 {Linky Party!!}

It's Wednesday and that means it's time to link up your summer photos!!  Last week I ended up getting strep throat {boo!} and so we did lots of napping and tv watching and wii playing, but I still managed to get some fun shots! 

It's kind of fun to see them in black and white for a change! 

Isn't it funny that what you remember being super fun as a kid doesn't always seem so fun as an adult?  I fondly remember making homemade donuts, so we added them to our summer list and guess what?  Not so fun.  After an hour of the oil getting too hot, then too cold, and getting splashed with hot oil in the process, I was totally exhausted by the time we sat at the table.  I think spending the $5 for a dozen and letting someone else cook them sounds like such a better deal!!

For the most part though, I've really been enjoying our summer list.  We are creating fun and seeking out new adventures.  It forces me to leave my big adult worries behind and remember what it's like to be a child again and that's such a good thing.

A few of you have asked about our summer list.  Just in case you are curious, here it is:

1. Backyard Campout
2. Legoland
3. Make Homemade Ice Cream
4. Build Lego Sets
5. Kayak in the Harbor
6. Lemonade Stand
7. Go Fishing
8. Surf Camp
9. Tennis
10. Disneyland
11. Camp on Catalina
12. Sea World
13. Zoo
14. Make Donuts
15. Sleepover Party
16. Fly Kites
17. Bike Around The Bay
18. Make Popsicles
19. Water Balloon Fight
20. SD Fair
21. Pillow Fight
22. "No Surf" Beach
23. Summer Reading Program
24 Ride Horses
25. Amma and Poppa's Pool
26. Family Movie Night
27. Paddleboats
28. Lighthouse Ice Cream
29. Dead Man's Cove
30. Make Play-Doh
31. Backyard Picnic for Dinner
32. Start License Plate Wall
33. Watch a Movie Outside
34. Scavenger Hunt
35.Start a Chapter Book Series

12 down, 23 to go!  Have you made a Summer List?  If not, it's not too late!  Rae from Armommy made a fun {and free!} Summer Do List printable!  Click {here} to check it out!

I hope you will link up your photos this week!  It's so much fun to hop around and see what everyone is up to!

If you link up, would you please add a button to your post?



  1. It looks like you are having a great time! I laughed out loud about the donuts being not so fun. I need to get my act together and get my week 4 post up!

  2. Great Summer List! We almost have all of ours marked off also. :)

  3. Love the black and white! Homemade ice cream is the best, isn't it?

  4. Looks like you are having a fun summer. Dressing up in winter clothes in 100 degree heat wasn't on my bucket list, but I guess it was on my youngest's. *Smile*

  5. Oops...I guess I missed the point. Learned on another site linked up that we were supposed to do a picture each day for the last week. Oh well. Thought it was just any summer photo. If I feel ambitious I might do that next week.

    By the way, I shared your linky here:

    If you ever have any other seasonal or one time linkies please share them so I can post them too.

  6. Hope you are feeling better. Any doughnuts left? I think I could eat a few to many of those about right
    Have a wonderful day.
    hugs from Savannah, Cherry


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