At the beginning of August, my Grandma Ward came to visit my parents for a few days. I loved getting to spend some time with her and love that my kids got to know her a little better. I somehow didn’t get any pictures while she was here! I know my mom did, and I’m so glad she thinks about those things.
I did get pictures of the kids at the park when Grandma was visiting, but none with Grandma.
Nathan and I read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe together this summer, and when we finished, we got the movie and lots of yummy snacks and had a celebratory movie night! He loved it!
One of our last big projects in the house was getting our living room floor refinished. It’s got this great old (maybe original) hardwood floor but it was so beat up. It obviously had carpet down on top of it at some point (WHY?!?!?!) so it really needed some work. We had to be out of the house once the stain and especially the finish was put on so we decided to stay down in Puyallup at my parents house. We planned things perfectly and had our floor done the same weekend they were gone in Mexico for their anniversary. We needed somewhere to stay, and they needed someone to watch their house and their dog. Win/win.
While we were there, Ryan took advantage of our empty house and worked on a few other projects that needed to be done. Part of my mom’s Mother’s Day gift this year was a promise to paint her bathroom, so that’s what I worked on while we were there. I don’t know what I’m going to do with myself when I run out of things to paint. Maybe blackout.
(Before- it’s a lovely icy blue now)
It was almost like our own mini vacation to be at my parents house. We got to eat all their junk food that we never buy, watch their movies, and get away from all our house worries (for the most part). We did, however, learn that maybe their house isn’t as Emma proof as we thought.
Ice cream date with my babies!
We went to Point Defiance Zoo with Nana and Leslie. I thought Emma might be nervous in the aquarium, but she loved it so much!
Nathan really loved the kids area, and went down the slide over and over again.
And finally, just a little kiddo cuteness!
Emma loves hats!
I love these guys!