Aloha! We spent the last week on vacation in beautiful Maui, Hawaii. We had the best time relaxing, eating, going to the beach, eating, surfing, and eating. It was the perfect way to end our summer. I’ve had so much fun with the kids these last few months! But we are all very ready for school to start on Wednesday and to get back to our routines. I’m looking forward to sitting down at the computer to write while they’re at school. I felt so guilty doing that this summer! But what’s that phrase, “you only get 18 summers with your kids,” or something like that? Anyway, when they look back on this summer, they’ll remember all the fun things we did and they won’t have any memories of me saying, “just a sec!” from behind my computer screen.
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Annie decided that she wanted a new haircut before school started. She went for a big change, and it looks so cute. She’s obsessed with it, and I am SO happy she loves it. I was worried she’d cut it and regret it, but nope! It’s still long enough for me to braid for different sports, but it’s so easy to brush now!
Gotta go do some last-minute school shopping! Happy Sunday, everyone!
Thank you for sharing the Walmart story. That is a few miles from my house. With the Flint water crisis still going on, this was a nice thing to read about for our area. ?
Looks lovely! I have to ask: where did you stay? I have an almost identical picture of my kids from our Maui trip early this summer.
Toni Rieger says:
I LOVE the new shorter haircut!!!
Kate Barnett says:
I know I’m really late, but the facial transplant story messed me UP. I can’t stop thinking about her and her family!
Chaitra Saxena says:
My daughter, who was growing her hair to be as long as Rapunzel, has just agreed to cut her hair short because Annabel is looking so cute. Thank you Annabel I will be forever indebted to you for doing what I have failed to do for close to 2 years now.