Monday, July 8, 2019

See Ya On The Flip Side

If you need me I will be here. See you next week!

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Prime Purchases

Last year I saw Andrea post her favorite Prime Purchases, and she was linking up to Tayna who hosts the link up. Super fun, right? You see what I'm buying that I don't need/purchasing and we all get to then want to buy all the things, keeping the economy going right there. Click here to see my past purchases. Okay let's get started! Okay this is a day late, but hey I got it out right?

So I know this is totally touristy and all, but I notice whenever we're on a vacation where there is a lot of sitting around at the pool, I never take pictures, because don't want to ruin my phone. So I bought these, I got one, in Magenta. Then Mr. said he might as well get one too. He was pretty sure his phone was water resistant, but didn't want to take the chance, at under $10 worth it to buy now than pay the resort prices.

Before school ended I bought Baby Fox this workbook, I've bought them the last 2 years, I've typically bought the year he was going into, this year was no different. I bought the 3rd grade math book. Well the 3rd grade math book assumes you've gone through 3rd grade, makes sense, but most of it is Multiplication! Oops, Baby Fox knows the mechanics behind what it is, but doesn't know it. When I saw Lindsay bought these for her son, I knew they were perfect, so I grabbed some too. They came in the mail day before yesterday and he's obsessed. We spend a lot of time in the car, so he's going to practice in the car probably.

 Baby Fox also wants to learn cursive before he gets to 3rd grade, so we got him this book. It's great because it has you practice the letters and then to practice writing the letters together they have you write bible verses and at the end of the book, there are some fancier pages so you can give the pages to family and friends, which I think is cute.

We're headed to Hawaii with some friends, and we decided we wanted to make tie dye shirts...I bought this tie die, the reviews are pretty good, I'll get back to you on how it works and how many shirts we get out of it. We're making them tonight!

Baby Fox went to his first real all day camp a couple of weeks ago, and they were making lanyards, do you remember those plastics things you use to make as a kid? Well it stands the test of time, because Baby Fox is obsessed and wanted me to get him some, I'm surprising him with some for our trip. It's a long flight.


Baby Fox loves reading, he saw this book at a friends and wanted it, it took him 2 days to read.


I finally jumped on the packing cube train! I bought two sets of these. I was able to use them and pack Mr. for an 8 day trip in a carry on suitcase. See that recap here.

Last thing, well not really I got a bunch of random stuff I'm sure no one else has any interest in...but I love these headphones. They're cheap so if you loose them, not a huge deal. The last pair I bought on Amazon Day, so it lasted a good 11 months, pretty good, considering I use them at least 3 times a week. 

So that is what I've been buying lately. Truth be told most of these things were bought in the last 10 days. I know so bad! In case you wanted to know:

We bought this dental floss, this shampoo,  this respirator filter, and this vacuum cleaner filter

So what have you been buying lately? Anything I NEED?

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Sentence A Day: June Edition

1 - Had so much fun blind wine tasting and prime rib with my aunt and uncle sans kids, that never happens.

2 - Lazy Sunday is just what we needed, marathon Lord Of The Rings movie marathon.

3 - Man this whole registering your kids for stuff is high stress, but we got in the after school care we wanted for the kids, phew, one less thing to worry about.

4 - Goal in life is for my back and shoulder to be better for our trip in a month. I don't want this pain while we're gone.

5 - Chiropractor was a fast one today, thankful for that.

6 - Man Baby Fox has a busy schedule, track followed by 2 hours of Karate.

7 - Getting a much needed oil change.

8 - Busy day, first Baby Fox's first track meet, 1st in hurdles and 3rd in frisbee throw, then Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Musical not the movie, all followed up with dinner and swimming at a friends, full but fun day.

9 - Getting stuff done around the house, when was the last time I  tidied up?

10 - Mr. is gone for another work trip, but at least it's only for a few days this time!

11 - Piano lessons, the kids are doing great!

12 - Another Chiropractor appointment, are these even working or just making me worse?

13 - Last day of school, last day of school, school party and some ice cream, yum!

14 - First concert in the park with friends is my favorite summer night activity, and Mr. is coming home, woo hoo!

15 - A much needed rest day, getting stuff done.

16 - Happy Father's Day! Church, swimming with friends and more swimming with parents followed by dinner makes for a perfect Father's day...did I even take a picture?

See how I made the signs here

17 - First day of summer camp a huge success, he can't wait to go back tomorrow.

18 - He asked if he could come back for the next 6 weeks, I think that's a pretty awesome day.

19 - More chiropractor...

20 - Will my back ever get better, insert huge sigh here.

21 - Day date with Mr, followed by him having to leave for a business trip at night, which really worked out because a friend had to go home via LAX and her flight was just about the time Mr. was driving to the airport, so she hitched a ride and saved some money!

22 - Swimming and lunch with friends turned into Toy Story movie marathon and dinner, what a great day, we haven't seen in them in way too long!

23 - Church and then lunch with the lady who use to watch the kids, fact: she has watched Baby Fox since he was 6 months old, it was hard to say goodbye last Fall.

24 - VBS for the kids, they loved it.

25 - So happy the kids are excited to go to VBS and they are making new friends at church.

26 - Man, stressful day, water heater broke, had to find someone to replace it, have some friends come move all of the stuff in our small garage to our big garage because I'm not allowed to lift anything because of my back right now; man I have good friends!

Side note: How did all of this stuff fit in that other garage! I guess we are really organized!

27 - Much needed vacation with friends to Palm Spring, plus a stop at the Outlets is just what I needed!

28 - Fun day with friends, pool time, lots of talking, relaxing and eating.

29 - Mr. is finally home, it was a stressful week with the sink breaking, the water heater breaking and the washing machine in the fritz, so happy to have him home!

30 - Trying to fix the washing machine, we've can do it, I have faith....

31 -Perhaps we can't fix the washing machine, stay tuned, trying a few more things before we give up.

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