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Summer of Sanity - Weeks 4 & 5 - Free Weeks

Technically they weren't Free Weeks but we just had other stuff pop up and get scheduled so I didn't need to stick to the original schedule. Remember, this whole summer of sanity is about staying sane, not to schedule every second into a perfectly planned Pinterest day.

Since we are in the midst of summer, I am glad the days are filling up on their own with normal summer fun like cookouts, family visits and all the general things it takes to keep 3 kids alive.

This past week I even added another kid to the mix, my 13 year old niece stayed with us and was a big help.  It was so nice to get to spend time with her. I put her to work with getting used to baby duties (she's got a little sister coming in October) and other domestic duties like cooking.  It was cute to see her handle raw meat for the first time and gab until the late hours of the night about things.  That girl is going places I tell ya, watch out!

I'm not sure if we'll get back to any of the themes fully here before school starts back up in August but I'm still keeping up our little projects here and there. I'm going to be a hot mess come the second week of August and it's got nothing to do with the humidity. 

Hope you are enjoying your summer so far too.

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