Friday, June 2, 2017

life lately according to instagram

i post way more on instagram as a virtual family yearbook of sorts. so here's some of the latest posts...

annual spring lentz get together (despite both my boys having strep). sisters and girl cousins at the park and it was hot.

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got our haircut in augusta. and jackson fell in love with carrie's little dog cj.

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lining the girls curtains was imperative. even if it meant sewing with littles underfoot. thank goodness after this the ridiculously early wake up times stopped!

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glen want on a canoe camping trip and the kids had a blast playing on the canoe when he got back!

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last day of school for emma taylor and her beloved teacher mrs. sistare.

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first week of summer my friend and i braved the zoo garden splash pad with all 9 of our kids (ages 5 and under). clearly this was a feat to be documented.

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national donut day means free donuts for everyone. no purchase necessary. also, the boys first donuts.

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lime sea salt watermelon

yep this was a recipe in the book. watermelon topped with lime zest mixed with sea salt. it was a good mix of sweet and salty, and clearly the easiest recipe in the book. memorial day was the best time to try this one out.

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recipe count: 16

fresh and roasted tomato pie

we took a break from new recipes. partly because we were getting our grocery budget under control and partly because not much was in season. i am definitely NOT cooking 2 recipes a week. that was expensive and too time consuming. i found out most of these recipes are not hard they just take time and with 4 kiddos i dont always have that. but i am back at it and excited about all the summer season produce.

also, this tomato pie. i made it twice this week, and if you need a tomato recipe give me a holler. this one is divine.

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recipe count: 15

scogin cousins {memorial day weekend}

we are so glad that we got to meet our newest nephew over memorial day weekend and even more glad to have seen 2/3 of the scogin cousins two days in a row. we swam together in north augusta on saturday and then went to church together in columbia on sunday. its amazing that between these 9 kids we have ages 7,6,5,4,3,2,1,1,0

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castles and dragons

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last day of school {e.t. Kindergarten}

first day of kindergarten

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last day of kindergarten

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