In early August we had lunch after church on Sunday and conversation turned to milkshakes (I don't know why). We then learned that our friends had never had Cookout.
So we parted ways for an afternoon nap then met back up later for milkshakes. We drove down to Raleigh to get the shakes and then relished the lovely weather outside at Lafayette Village where the kids played after enjoying their own milkshakes.
Though they are playing it cool, these cuties really like each other a lot.
Finnling #3 loved running around the lawn, and she was pretty precious in her little tutu outfit.
She could be a model for Cookout shakes.
E makes me want to buy her lots of them...
but I know about the sugar crash that follows
It was fun to introduce Libby and her husband Josh to the joys of Cookout!
August 18 was our first day of school for Clapham Academy. It was also the same day that SEBTS students returned to classes--it is a lot of fun for Daddy's first day of class to be the same as the Finnlings' first day.
Since my kids do not go to public school, we do not HAVE to have backpacks or school supplies...
but who doesn't love school supplies?
Each kid (minus Fuller) received a 'school kit' with some fun items like new crayons, tape, and scissors
I attempted to make pancakes in the shape of their grades.
That's 2nd grade, Kindergarten and Preschool...
sort of :-)
Obligatory pictures--the kids wanted to hold our sign!
My favorite part of the picture below: Baxter has stashed his weapon for quick use after the picture:-)
My two school aged kiddos:
My big girl is a second grader!
The crazy one is in Kindergarten
Showing his ninja skills and making a "K" with his body
Every school needs a mascot!
Because we are trying to sell our house, the plan is to homeschool out of this--keep everything I need in here so we can pick it up quickly. We shall see if this works...