Another year of school began for Julia and Lucy on Tuesday. It made headlines!
Well, at our house, at least – in our very own newspaper.
Julia is in sixth grade this year. Lucy is in second grade and she lost her first tooth today.
It had been wiggling for a while, but a fall on the playground at recess may have expedited its removal. (Notice the fat lip and bloody gums?) That was okay by her, though. She had waited long enough to lose that tooth!
We had a lovely summer and I keep saying banal things about it being over too soon, but it was. Boys of Summer by Don Henley came on the radio as I pulled away from the middle school this morning and I’m getting up every day at 5 a.m. That’s about as far as you can get from camping on the beach which I did in July, but still haven’t even told you about!
Geez. I need to get my shit together.
We were out of sugar, so Julia used honey to make the brownies. Also cinnamon.
Pink and purple!
What? Wait. No. Julia’s hair is just too dark. We gave her a few streaks, but the blue was nearly imperceptible to the naked eye and couldn’t not be caught on camera at all. So instead, we lightened her tips and colored it salmon.
We’ll give the blue another try later.
We are great fans of bubbles. The bigger, the better. So, Julia was given a new giant bubble-making toy for her birthday.
(That’s Julia’s BFF Haylee.)
We are also great fans of slow motion videos.
I cannot believe it took us so long to put them together.
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