What I’m Loving

It’s halfway through summer and we’re in the middle of a heatwave in Oklahoma right now. The kiddos and I have been spending our mornings and late afternoons outside playing in the garden, taking trips to the creek, and swimming in our little pool. The hottest part of the afternoons we’re getting creative and trying to find lots of crafts and activities to keep us busy (and not too stir crazy) indoors. It’s been a busy week and we are getting ready for our trip to California in a few weeks to visit family, but here are a few of the things I’m loving right now:

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Summer Reading

When I was younger, I absolutely loved summer days where I could sit outside all day long and get lost in a good book. Some days I wouldn’t even realize how long I was absorbed in my reading until the sun would start to set and I had to wander back inside. Those slow, simple summer days are such warm memories for me. I still absolutely LOVE to read and trust me, if I had the time to sit outside all day long and read I absolutely would! With the little kiddos it’s impossible to do that in this season of life, but I still make time to sneak away and sit on my porch swing and at least read a few pages in the warm summer sunshine.

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