The kid is back in school and it is raining so I am evaluating summer now despite the fact that it is still summer for a month!
1 bare feet in long grass/ done that and feet in the sand too
2 reading a book in the sun/harry potter twice among others
3 the smell of fresh cut grass/ extra smelly with all the rain we had as well
4 eating homepicked fruits/ strawberries grapes raspberries garden is a disasterzone but we have fruit!
5 wearing skirts/Mostly without tights ;-)))
6 hearing the birds sing in the house because all the doors are open../we had a nightingale coming to sing for us..
7 making sandpies in the sandpit with daughter/and sandcastles on the beach too
8 searching for bugs with son all the time./ we saved lots!
9 eating in the garden/ didn't barbecue somehow but eat outside a lot
10 the smell of sunlotion/ it was applied, but I grew tired of this one really soon
11 swimming in the sea/ every day for 3 weeks and we had great waves!!!
12 waling through the garden every morning to see whats new/ no fun garden is all wrong and badly tended!
13 watching the thunder and lightning from safe inside with my excited children/ little lightning but I watched the comets two weekends ago lying on a daybed in the garden with my husband . That was fun too
14 eating icecreams/ gained 5 kilo's this summer
15 strawberries with homemade whipped cream/ yep though I took yoghurt today for reason mentioned above
16 hanging my laundry outside,/on holiday but weather was too unreliable most of the days at home.
17 the feeling of sun on skin/yes!! but rain too
18 picking flowers/ too little was done of this we need to tackle the garden
19 long beach walks without shoes of course/ we even went looking for prehistoric shells and sharkteeth which was great!
20 the mailman coming round I had my first card of the postcardswap! /all 13 were gorgeous and mine turned out nice enough
21 drinking wine in the garden till its dark/ yep while gazing shooting stars among other times
22 camping/ not yet my children are screamers and we can't camp just in free nature so we wait a while!
23 Having husband and son home for weeks/ loved it but liked the quietness of just the girls too this last two days
24 embroidering in the garden while watching the children play/little embroidery but they played like I have never seen before. The girl is getting big! He is so pleased!
25 never to think about what the weather will be just know it's hot/ well no. We had precisely two hot days..
26 drinking witbier on a terrace watching everybody go bY/much less fun if you've got your kids with you!
27 biking with the kids looking at the horses the cow and the sheep/sheep say bèh
28 splashing in the pool/ the sea was so good we never made it to the pool!
29 the peppery smell of our yellow oenothera when they open at night while we drink our wine/ still peppery
30 reading all the summer magazines and dreaming about the perfect house/ dreamed and dreamed and dreamed and are ready to go for it!
31 going on long long holiday's/ 3 weeks was exactly long enough
32 celebrating my birthday. Today on midsummersday I am 32!/ it is a good age and it was good day