Friday, May 29, 2009

The beginning...

My kids only have an hour and half of school today and then...
SUMMER BEGINS!!!!

How do we celebrate the beginning of Summer around here?

With this...

And these...
How do you welcome Summer?

32 comments:

Jan the crazy lady said...

Usually in the garden, but we are getting the bikes out and also the plastic outdoor plates. Summer evenings on the patio are so nice.

Me said...

Yum..S'mores!

Lara said...

That looks awesome! I usually welcome summer by hopping in the car and taking a road trip as soon as school is out. I think we've done that every year so far. :)

Kristina P. said...

We love to kill animals and BBQ them up too!

tammy said...

I usually buy or make a cake and we have a swim party or hit the movies or something fun. Yesterday was our last day and we went to see Night of the Museum after. No cake yet though. Maybe they won't remember that part since I'm dieting.

Lady of Perpetual Chaos said...

We celebrate everything around here except school being out because our kids aren't in school yet. I love summer. That's a good question...how will we celebrate it?!

Rachel Sue said...

laughing about the meat sign. 2 more weeks and counting. . .

Lee said...

I go to camp!
And we make smores.
Over the campfire.
Mmm murder and smores.

Melissa said...

Oh blessed SUMMER!!
Finally here, and here to stay for awhile!

Missy said...

Love murdered meat! We are jumping on the trampoline and counting the valium mommy needs to stay sane!

Lisa said...

You are too cute! You have inspired me to start a new tradition.....We don't have any for the last day of school but that would be fun.... My niece and her friends all jump in the pool with their school clothes on..... :)

Barbaloot said...

Ooh s'mores!! I want some. Can I come to your summer-beginning celebrations?!

Jillene said...

Mmmmmmmmmm......S'Mores. Have you tried the Dreyer's Smooth and Creamy 1/2 the fat S'Mores Ice Cream?! It's THE BOMB!!

♫ Spasm ♫ said...

with tylenol! LOL

have fun! we have another week and 2 days

Jillybean said...

We grill dead meat too. Last weekend, we made homemade ice cream too.

Sher said...

Mmmmm. I was just wondering what to do for dinner.
Problem solved.
Thank you!

LaurieJ said...

We have done smores the last three nights. Now onto homemade ice cream!
Let the summer of big bum begin
:-)

Shauna said...

SMORES YUMMY!!!

Shawn said...

I only like the chocolate in smores---I'm weird that way...

Sleeping in is what summer means to me.

Also---I gave you an award over on my blog!

And could you vote for me---for a June blogging award? Thanks tons!!

AS Amber said...

We don't have a last day of school tradition! But we need one now. Yesterday I took the kids to lunch. Maybe that'll be the new thing. Or maybe we'll crash your party.

wendy said...

My husband is a high school teacher ---they still have another week left ----he wants it OVER so bad.

amelia said...

Oh yum. This is making me crave a good BBQ! We are all about BBQs in the summer - and camping!

tiburon said...

Three words:

Naked Gardening.

Bonnie the Boss said...

Loosing what little mind I had left is how I do it!

ramsam said...

Love your ways- I second the motions, of course..
but add also
sleeping in
laying out (in spite of being way too old to do so)
buying new books
watching way too much TV

Jo said...

Yummy, yummy summer. I like that. Better than I like being the car for 12 hours with Little Man on our way to a family reunion.

Kate said...

I love smores too and definitely there needs to be a tradition for the beginning of summer. Have a great week.

Becca said...

We do whatever the heck we feel like--and I LOVE IT!

Steph @ Diapers and Divinity said...

I just bought everything for smores. We love camping in summer. And swimming. If I didn't HATE wearing a swimsuit so much, I'm sure summer would be a lovelier experience for all of us.

Mary said...

I heart smores!!! I like to buy the cookies with the chocolate on one side & use those instead of the graham cracker & chocolate bars...yes, I'm really that cheap :o)

Kristina P. said...

Just checking in to make sure you're doing OK!

Omgirl said...

I celebrate summer by breaking out the patio furniture, putting up the bird feeders, and uncovering the sand box. Happy happy times!

Oh, and throw some of those smores my way!