This is our last real week of Summer vacation. Summer always goes by way too fast but we packed a lot into three months. We are hitting 7 Peaks tomorrow and then I will feel like we have done it all.
I give you the Best of Summer 2011:
Best Movie: the Help (with 17 Miracles coming in a close second)
Best Trip: San Diego without the kids
Best Activity for little kids: The Farm at Thanksgiving Point (little boy Heaven)
Best Lessons: Swimming lessons at Swim Kids
Best free Lesson: Tennis with my brother Cam
Best Family Activity: Bike Rides to the Park
Best Meal: Toscano with my Parents (artisan pizzas, divine Caesar salad and gelato to die for) How come no one has told me about this place?
Best Value: Art and Games in the Park
My kids went twice a week for two hours a day for the entire summer and it cost me 44 bucks a kid. Awesome. They came home every day with amazing crafts (like tie-dye t-shirts, dream catchers, etc.
Best Friends when you really need them: Kristen and Susan
Best Accomplishment: Getting Ryan potty trained (It took Divine Intervention...ask me in person if you want details!)
Best Cousin Activity: Noah's Ark at Thanksgiving Point
Best Easy Birthday Party: Luke's birthday at Boondocks
Luke with his two bffs who happen to be my bff's sons (Are you still with me?)
Best Breakfast: Kneaders chunky French toast
Best Fourth of July: Being in a parade as the Patriotic Pirates
Best Spiritual Experience: Luke's baptism
Best Girls' Night out: Zupas with my High School Friends
(We went back to Natalie's amazing house for dessert and laughed our guts out--yearbooks and facebook was involved!)
Best low-key weeknight dinner: S'mores and dogs up the canyon.
Best shopping experience: Finding the perfect jeans at the Nordstrom Sale (Hudson's baby boot)
Best Treat: Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt:
Best Shindig at my house: Throwing a bridal shower for my favorite girl Morgan
Favorite Summer colors: Red and Torquise (candy bought for Morgan's shower)
We hit everything on the Summer Bucket List except Snowbird, Alpine Slide and the Zoo. But I'm planning to do all of these in the fall. What was your Best Summer activity?