How is it already June? Didn’t the month of May just begin? This month I’m currently traveling, grilling, exploring, planting, and playing!
Summertime is upon us, and it’s hot! My family doesn’t have any out-of-town travel plans for the month of June, but I suspect the kiddos and I will be traveling to and from libraries for the next two months as we participate in the summer reading programs and events. Moms, if you don’t take part in the free summer programs at your local library, you are really missing out! Most libraries have activities for children of all ages and even have classes for adults on topics such as couponing, knitting, cake decorating, and more.
We have a cute little charcoal grill, and so far we haven’t used it this summer. We enjoy grilling hot dogs mostly. In fact, we really don’t eat hot dogs all that often, but they are great on the grill! We have also made s’mores on the grill in the past. It’s super easy. All you need is graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate bars to make your s’mores. Wrap them in foil and heat them on a hot grill. It’s a fun outdoor activity for summer! I hope to grill some vegetables this summer too with my wooden vegetable skewers!
This past weekend my family went restaurant exploring. We drove into a strip mall and gave our son the choice of restaurants. As a typical all-boy, he wanted to go to “the one that had the fire”! This particular restaurant is a local chain that allows you to create your own oven-fired personal pizza. You can choose your own toppings, and the thin crust is superb! You can also create your own salad, and I’m a huge fan of that option! It’s always fun to go to a new restaurant, especially when the food is good!
I love planting flowers in small containers. It’s one of my favorite things to do outside. My family recently attended an outdoor wedding, and I saw the prettiest raised flowerbed boxes ever. This project is on my to-do list for the future. The boxes are so farmhouse, country, and classy all at the same time! Read Spring Gardening 2018 Edition (with help from a toddler and a preschooler).
Before our weekend restaurant adventure, I heard lots of beautiful piano playing as my students performed for the spring recital. I am so proud of them and the progress they make each year. Piano lessons are such a benefit for students as they acquire a skill that takes much discipline. Students learn social skills, develop an appreciation for music, enhance their education, and so much more when learning a musical instrument. If you are a musician or a parent who hopes to enroll your child in some form of music education, please take a look at some of these links…
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