Summertime Happenings!

How is your summer going?
We are having a great time!  I’d could use more heat though!
Our summers are so short here, so I’m all for the hotter the better!!
But we try to soak up our summer, rain or shine!  Here’s what we’ve been up to…
July Long Weekend at Grandma & Grandpa’s!
My boys!

Popsicle messes that only babies can make!
He loved my Raspberry Pops!

Mr. Grasshopper who almost didn’t live to see another day!
Somehow he mysteriously got loose from his bug prison!  Ooops…

Grandma’s Japanese Lilacs about ready to burst open!

Stampede Parade to kick off the summer!
And a reminder that we support our troops!

Enjoying summer drinks on the patio!
More to come on this fave drink!
A trip to a local farm for some good old-fashioned outdoor play and fun!
Mooooo!
Having fun with my camera at said farm!
Yet another picture of my peonies.  This is a bit fuzzy, but there is something about it that I like…
What are you up to this summer?

 Having fun with My Tuesday Ten at Under the Table and Dreaming., Project Alicia

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12 Comments

  • Reply Sam Findlay July 12, 2011 at 8:53 PM

    Sounds like your having a great summer! Ours hasn’t really started yet here in the north of England! We’ve had the odd nice day but always when I seem to be working!:-(

  • Reply Andrea@FancyThat! July 12, 2011 at 8:57 PM

    Consider yourself lucky to be low on heat–we’ve been boiling here for a few weeks!

    Love the grasshopper pic:)

  • Reply laura_d_f July 12, 2011 at 9:03 PM

    We are always low on heat in Newfoundland. Love all the pictures! : )

    http://happenstanceandhappiness.blogspot.com

  • Reply Danielle July 13, 2011 at 1:21 AM

    Oh how I wish I could send you some heat! I’m a new reader from Alabama and we have more than we need….100 today with a heat index of 107 and 90% humidity. Love your blog!

    http://musingsfromthefern.blogspot.com

  • Reply Barb July 13, 2011 at 2:33 AM

    Such fun photos, Jo!

  • Reply www.StarHughes.com July 13, 2011 at 2:27 PM

    Sounds like so much fun! Love the pictures of the farm – that cow is too cute!!! I have a soft spot for farm animals!

  • Reply alicia July 15, 2011 at 2:20 PM

    Sounds like you have been making the most of your summer. We have also had quite an unually cool summer here. Only a couple weeks of heat so far. Fun critter shot. My kids habitually have some grasshopper or toad in a cage. lol. Sometimes they find grasshoppers and crickets just to feed the toads. Eew. I know. I especially love that shot of the fence. Lovely. Thanks for joining Kristi and I for the Crazy Days of Summer!

  • Reply ~ Noelle July 15, 2011 at 4:52 PM

    how fun!!!!!!!!!!
    YOUR WHOLE POST WOULD HAVE BEEN AWESOME TO PHOTOGRAPH

  • Reply Creative and Curious Kids! July 15, 2011 at 8:01 PM

    I love the little grasshopper! cool critter shot. 🙂

  • Reply Cedar July 15, 2011 at 9:31 PM

    Sounds like a fun summer so far. Great captures! Love your little grasshopper!

  • Reply Dumb Mom July 18, 2011 at 3:05 PM

    You actually saw the royals?! So cool! Love the grasshopper pic too!

  • Reply Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming July 19, 2011 at 6:37 AM

    Jo-Anna – Beautiful photos. I love the barbed wire fence shot – so pretty! The Popsicle pic is adorable and screams summertime! Thanks so much or sharing your Tuesday Ten – Hope you are enjoying your week! Stephanie Lynn

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