With all the nice weather we've finally been having, I've been trying to spend as much of it outside. We had major rain storms and even a tornado spotted several miles from us. 3 months ago we definitely needed the rain. We have now received our portion and a few extras. I'm very thankful for the rain, but now we just need a break and let our ground dry out.
Last weekend Robert went to Youth-Conference .
He had a great time and wasn't thrilled when it was over. But he's now looking forward to next yr. The weekend was nice and we spent it continuing to fix up our yard. Doing the last of our flower planting. Stuck two metal flower holders with hanging plants on them out front. So now we have lots of flowers. I'm loving it. Then on the shady side of our home I'm tearing out the lawn so we can plant some shade flowers. Pretty much it's yucky grass and moss. Hard to mow the lawn that close. So that will be one last place to mow.
Yesterday the girls were invited to a homeschool friend's bday party. So another friend along with her daughters and us drove out to their home. Very nice big home. Had a water slide(blow up) and a swingset. The weather wasn't as warm but the kids still enjoyed it. Had pizza for dinner and ice cream cake for dessert. Opened gifts and then had to leave. Spent about 6hrs. It was very nice.
Today I've decided that we're starting our 1 month break from school. The only thing I require of the kids and a devotional and some math. Otherwise no arguing just playing nicely or chores will be assigned. It's been a rocky start, but we'll see how it goes. They thought mom meant no doing anything. lol Umm nope, still have to deal with life stuff.