Wednesday, June 26, 2019

What's Up Wednesday: June 2019

I feel like June has flown by and it's time for What's Up Wednesday again. How did that happen?!?!
image from here

What we're eating this week... We have finally gotten some summer weather around here but thanks to our cold, wet spring, our first CSA pickup of the year was only yesterday. So we'll be eating a lot of fresh veggies and BBQ over the next few months as we take advantage of all the yummy food! Our CSA farmer (and good friend) Angie introduced us to the idea of grilled romaine lettuce. We tried it out for supper last night and it was AH-MAZING! So if there is a romaine lettuce shortage this year it's because I'm buying it all, grilling it, covering it with Caesar dressing and devouring it by the truckload.

What I'm reminiscing about... Last year Dave and I celebrated ten years of marriage at the end of June. A few days after our anniversary we flew to Iceland for a few days and had so much fun. You can read about our trip here. As you'll see below, we're not doing anything that exciting this year :)
Us at Öxarárfoss -- an amazing waterfall

What I'm loving... We acquired a new table through a friend of ours last year and we've spent a lot of time around it reading, colouring, or playing. And we've even eaten a few meals on it too :)

What we've been up to... All the baseball, all the soccer, all the eighth birthday celebrating. It's been a full couple of weeks. Plus this past weekend we celebrated some special Grade 12 graduations and a Grade 8 graduation too.

What I'm dreading... I'm going to work with the kids on sorting and cleaning their rooms next week. I know I will be so happy when the process is done but it's such a chore in the midst of it. However, it's been way too long since we've done this so it's time.

What I'm working on... I've been trying to get all the big things done at work so I can enjoy some down time with the kids over the next week or so. I am squishing my work hours into the beginning of this week and the end of next so we can enjoy some free days together. Those rooms aren't going to sort or clean themselves. Ha!

What I'm excited about... Tomorrow is finally the last day of school around these parts. I can't wait!!! Also, I'm STILL excited that the Toronto Raptors are the NBA CHAMPS!!! #wethenorth #wethechamps
Dave, who rarely impulse buys, picked these up at Wal-Mart last night. Ha!

What I'm watching/reading... Well, now that basketball is finished, I've been taking a "watching" break. But that gives me time for ALL THE READING. Whoo hooo! I wrote a blog post about the books I've read over the past couple of weeks and you can check it out here. Other than that, below are the holds I picked up from the library last night so this is what I will be reading over the next few weeks.

What I'm listening to... The sound of silence. Ha! After tomorrow the kids will be home a lot more and it will get louder here.

What I'm wearing... I bought a new pair of capri pj pants a few weeks ago and I am loving them. They look so summery.

What I'm doing this weekend... Dave and I are celebrating eleven years of marriage on Saturday. We're all going to a Blue Jays game. Yay!!! And then on Sunday, we're celebrating Father's Day a few weeks late. (Father's Day almost always gets pushed off at our house because it's also Rachel's birthday weekend.) And then we'll finish the weekend off with Canada Day on Monday. Whoo hoo long weekend!!!
Celebrating our fourth anniversary at a Jays' game in 2012.

What I'm looking forward to next month... Three weeks from today we are leaving on our summer vacation. We're visiting three provinces, one territory, one state, and using a few different forms of transportation -- planes, cars, and ferries. Yay!!! I probably say this about every vacation we take but this one is going to be epic! Ha!

What else is new... I think that's about it. I've pretty much covered it all! It's almost summer vacation! Whoo hoo!!! (Can you tell I'm excited?!?!?)


  1. Have fun at the Jays game!! Love that you bought those Ratpor Cokes, that is totally something I would do.

  2. Oooh can't wait to hear about your trip and where you're going! I still can't believe summer break still hasn't started for y'all - my kids have been out for a month already!

  3. Happy anniversary! Thanks for the comments on my blog!


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