August 26, 2017

52 Weeks ~ 2017: Week 34

Week 34: weekly update includes a trip to the theater, senior portraits, back to school shopping, and floating the saco!

Sunday August 20th

Today we went to the theater to see Finding Neverland!  The show was amazing and Stronger is probably one of the best scenes I have ever seen in live theater.

At the theater!

Monday August 21st

Today I had booked some studio time to do my nephews SENIOR pictures!  I can't believe it!

6th Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

My nephew is a SENIOR!

Tuesday August 22nd

Did some back to school shopping with the boys today, and of course they had to have a little fun on the "rides"

Friday August 25th

Have passport, will travel!

Saturday August 26th

Today we headed north to float the Saco!  It did not feel like summer (it was 67 degrees!) but we made the best of it and had fun anyway!

After the float, we headed to one of my childhood favorites, The Poor Peoples Pub!  It was fun to bring the boys to a place I spent many summers eating at!

Poor Peoples Pub!

August 19, 2017

52 Weeks ~ 2017: Week 33

Week 33: weekly update includes the annual family outing at Water Country, swim team awards ceremony, and birthday celebrations!

Wednesday August 16th

Every year we try to get the family together for an outing to Water Country.  It was a super hot day and it was packed, but we all had a blast!

Water Country!
We had to rush back to Concord after our water park day so the boys could get their medals and be recognized for a great summer swim season!


Saturday August 19th

Today the boys celebrated their birthdays with all their friends and family!  We had perfect weather and perfect company!  Thanks to all who came!

Happy Birthday Boys!

August 12, 2017

52 Weeks ~ 2017: Week 32

Week 32: weekly update includes Swim Team State Championship, our annual trip to Maine, adult night out, an eleventh birthday, hiking, time at the lake, getting passports and a golf lesson.

Sunday August 6th

The boys spent the day swimming at the state championship!  They all had a great day of racing!

Granite State Swim Association Championship! 
Winner for his heat in the 50 back and 50 free!
After the swim meet we headed north for our annual visit with our friends in Maine!

Monday August 7th

One of our favorite things to do when in Maine is sit by the fire with coconut margaritas and this year with all the back yard mint, mojitos!

When Maine gives you a massive amounts of mint, the only thing to do is make mojitos and and a fire!

Tuesday August 8th

Spent some time at a trampoline park and then to see Spider-Man Homecoming in 3D!  After we got back to the house, the grown ups headed out for an adult only night on the town!

3D Glasses!

Date night!

Wednesday August 9th

We headed to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park for a fun day of hiking.  It was a great way to celebrate the birthday boy turning 11!

After a picnic lunch, ready to go hike!

Hiking the Beehive!
David and Maddie - 11 years of friendship!
There is nothing like a lobster roll to celebrate turning 11!

Thursday August 10th

Our last day in Maine was spent hanging at the lake, and like every summer before we have the annual jump picture!

Friday August 11th

While we were in Maine we planned a winter ski trip to Canada and so it was off to the post office to get ourselves some passports!

Finishing the vacation week with a golf lesson for the birthday boy!

August 5, 2017

52 Weeks ~ 2017: Week 31

Week 31: weekly update includes trying a new restaurant, swim team, 15th wedding anniversary, Theater camp production and a garden party fundraiser for Heart for Kindness!

Sunday July 30th

Checking out the new Red Arrow Diner tonight while wearing his Arnie's shirt! So of course we had to stop and get ice cream after!

Tuesday August 1st

While the Bigs were at theater camp, Evan and I headed down to Bedford for a swim meet.  He swam great and the back stroke is his favorite!

Thursday August 3rd 

Anniversary selfie!  Celebrating 15 years!

Friday August 4th 

David and Shaun participated in a local children's theater camp.  They auditioned on Sunday and had until today to put the whole show together, including music, lines, dancing and costumes!  It was so impressive to see how quickly they were able to put this all together!

Gotta get'cha head in the game!

No, no, no...stick to the stuff you know!

Saturday August 5th

The Hearts for Kindness garden party fundraising event!