Camping, cleaning, thrifting, and margaritas!

This is another mobile blog post. Even though the images aren’t blowing me away, I really will blog more now that it can be an on-the-go thing! Yay!!

We had SO much fun this past weekend! I got home kind of late from work on Friday. And found Nathan and the girls in the back yard. The girls were playing with the solar lights and pretending they were flashlights, and Mazie said, “Mommy we might sleep outside.” This was obviously news to my darling husband, ever the good sport.

But, you know what? It was still 70 degrees out, we have a rockin’ tent in the basement that my dad gave us and we never use… So I got it out, set up, and the girls and I slept outside!


You guys, if you’ve never backyard camped with your kids, you Have To Try it!


We ran electricity so we had a lamp, brought out their pillows & quilts, and I blew up an air bed for me. We had down comforters, goldfish snacks, all of their security stuff (blankets, stuffies) and Netflix on the iPad.

In short, it was awesome!! Something about the breeze, the cool air at night, the gentle hum of the cars on I-25 (that if you let your mind go can sound like ocean waves) … Made us all sleep SO well.

We got up on Saturday and went to for bagels. (We are giving Daddy a bit of a break this weekend, after he had the girls for four days alone while I was at Craftcation. He is usually right there with us when we do crazy stuff. The poor man has been a walking zombie for the last few days, bless his heart.)

After breakfast, Mazie and I got our hair cut. Olive’s still hasn’t been trimmed. It looks like she’s going to have curly hair like me, but we’ll see. They had coloring books and snacks and did a great job waiting & playing. Next, we went to a new (to us) Goodwill that we found and wanted to check out. The girls are so funny, they love to go thrifting as much as I do. I think you’re either born with that gene or you’re not. And they are, in full effect. We found lots of books. I don’t really like to support the Disney megacorp, but I’ll buy the princess stuff secondhand. So we bought some books of princesses that they didn’t know. We also found two cute cowboy hats, and lots of outfits and dresses. I was blown away at getting Lily Pulitzer, Garnet Hill, and Ralph Lauren (and some awesome true vintage finds) for just a couple bucks each.

Here’s some of our haul:


Here are my cuties wearing some of their “new” stuff:



Finally, to top it all off…homemade Margaritas! It was just that kind of an unseasonably warm weekend!