It began last Monday morning with the shuttle driver showing up to pick up the campers. Christa made a funny comment on Instagram: "I feel like the picture doesn't do it justice. It should be noted that it's a polo shirt, exercise shorts, and Keen sandals. Basically, Mark played dress-up in the best way...and I think I know where Aaron got it now.
9 3/4. It took most of three days, and then I added the backing. Mark got a tension rod and I turned over the top of each curtain to make a rod pocket.
On Wednesday, we installed it on his bed. I'm not kidding when I say how impressed I was with this project. He had a vision, knowing exactly what he wanted, and made it happen. It was so much fun collaborating with him and I hope for a lot more opportunities to work with him. He has such a creative imagination.
Ella was the biggest challenge this year, so we ended up letting her chill most of the time, play on devices and watch TV, and she was pretty happy. In the next couple of weeks, after the intense summer heat, I'll have her over again and we will do some activities outside, because honestly, being outside is what makes her the happiest.
I highly recommend folded book art. The kids loved it, and even yesterday I made another trip to the thrift store to purchase some more books.
moved on to macarons,
On Friday, they spent the night, so in the afternoon Mark got out the slip-n-slide (probably Ella's favorite event of the week).