Sunday, June 30, 2013

Currently: July!

Well, not quite, right?  I'm so happy that June is coming to a close!  I know lots of you have been on break for a while, but here in NY, schools are finally closed and we now get to partake in a little relaxation!
Listening....while my big guy and little guy are taking care of the food shopping, I'm here with baby girl taking a nap.  My house is completely quite except for the tap of my keys, the sound of my dog roaming around and my neighbor mowing his lawn.  Love it! I said, I'm so glad summer is finally here.  We've made the most of the two days I've been off so far with a trip to the pool and a trip to the Bronx Zoo.  They just opened a Dinosaur Safari at the Bronx Zoo and it was awesome!  Baby girl (2yo) was sort of into it, but little guy (4.5yo) was losing his mind over the dinosaurs!  It's a really fun little trip in a wagon "back in time" where you get to see some robotic dinosaurs. The T-Rex was HUGE!

Thinking...about our grown ups only trip to Florida.  I was dreading telling the kids we were going away without them, but we told them this afternoon and they took it so well!  I feel guilty as it is, so I wasn't looking forward to the 4 year old giving me a guilt trip!  They are excited to spend some quality time with their grandparents while we get our batteries recharged :-)

Wanting...there's something about going away that just makes me want to buy new clothes!  I have a shopping bag filled with beachy clothes from Victoria's Secret...but I'm not sure I'm going to pull the trigger.  If only they took PayPal!

Needing...luckily I found a fuel belt company that takes PayPal!  I need a new hydration belt for marathon training.  I'm running the NYC Marathon in November and for anything over an hour, I like to carry water, gatorade and gels for extra energy.  Fun Fact: The "real feel" temperature when you are running is 20 degrees higher than what the thermometer reads.  So this morning's run felt like 90 even though it was *only* 70.

 Tips, tricks, hints...did you know that baby powder will get rid of stuck on sand after a day at the beach?  It's true :-)  I always keep baby powder in our beach bag to get my kiddos nice and clean after a day of playing in the surf!

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  1. Nice tip about the baby powder! I'll have to remember that next time I go to the beach!

  2. Baby powder? Wow! I didn't know that. Thanks for the tip!

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  3. I love going to zoos! Every family trip, I make a fuss about going to the aquarium or the zoo (or both!).

    :) Kaitlyn
    Smiles and Sunshine

  4. WOW! The baby powder tip will be a big help to me. I hate feeling all sandy after the beach, so I like to stay by the pool. This could be a game-changer for me. :) Thanks!
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