Saturday, June 25, 2011

Summertime, and the Livin' is Easy

It's been more than a week since my last post because I was in Kansas for five days, helping care for grandchildren. These are the little people I got to "guggle" with. That's Tay's word for "snuggle."
Aesa, 7-1/2 months; Tay, 20 months
Tay playing peek-a-boo with Aesa.
Tay and his John Deere tractor
Aesa's a happy baby.
Like all brothers, they love to tumble.
On Friday we went to Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead.  It's where kids can have a hands-on Kansas homestead farm experience.
Jill, Celina, Tay and Aesa
There was panning for "gold."

Playing in running water.

Ringing those cow bells!

Feeding a goat.
With my time and energies spent on guggles, kid-play, diaper changes and baths, there wasn't a whole lot of sewing going on - several buttons were sewn back onto a duvet cover; and a top for a cheerleader outfit was taken in. Also, a small garden was planted with tomatoes, basil, watermelon and a pepper. In between, Jill took time away to keep appointments and run errands. It's nice to be family, contributing and being appreciated. It was also nice to get to lunch and spend an afternoon with my blogger-friend, Carla!

Being at home is good too! (Can you tell I like it all?) I returned to two waiting parcels, and plans for some cutting and sewing. I'll have more to share soon! Linda


Elyte said...

Those little boys keep you young and, I suspect, a little fatigued. And you still managed to meet up with a blogging friend. Well done.

Mayleen said...

Your grandkids get cuter every time you post about them! I'm glad you like to guggle!

Sue said...

What beautiful grandchildren Linda. Bet they keep you busy!

Deb said...

What a cute bunch. They are adorable and look like a lot of fun.

KaHolly said...

Oh what fun!! But it's always nice to get home after time away.

Di said...

I love it when you post news of those beautiful grandchildren, Linda. It certainly looks as if a very happy time was had by all!

Carrie P. said...

Been catching up on your posts. I can't believe how the boys have grown. So cute and curious.
I have used the glue binding technique one time for a quilt show quilt. It worked well. I tried blocking another quilt but it did not seem to help.
congrats on your wins.


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