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Spring Break 2017

Kiddo is only in preschool, but their preschool still had spring break. The teachers needed I break and I can totally respect that. Here are some pictures of our week:

Day One:
Made a homemade chalkboard for outside. I decided on a smaller piece of wood that I could move in and out of the garage and not have to worry about leaving it out all year and deal with weather damage. So far it has been  a huge success but a major pain in the butt to clean. I little cleaning research and I will be golden.
Sexy aren't I?

First coat and drying phase.
Day 2:
Working in the garden. Kiddo and I love working in the garden and she even planted her own daisies that she is now responsible for. She loves going out to check on them every day (we planted seeds so she is eagerly waiting for them to sprout) and when it is watering day it's sheer bliss for her!


This is the butterfly garden we have been working on all spring.
She loves making rainbows with the hose.
We made a bee drinker, so the bees can land on the rocks and drink without drowning in the regular bird bath.
Day 3:
Dance Class (no photos because they are pretty strict about that at her dance studio) and after lunch some good playtime at the park!

I really love the parks in our area
Sandbox, classic favorite.
Day 4:
We must have partied too hard the first three days because kiddo woke up with the yucky vomit stuff.

This was pretty much how we spent our whole day. We watched a lot of movies.
Day 5:
 Rain and a trip to the Doctor.

Visit to the doctor to get the nasty cold under control. It took some convincing to get her to wear the cough mask.
The whole day was cold and rainy so she was delighted when Daddy came home from work and they played video games side by side. WoW for him and ABC Mouse for her.

Back to preschool this week and back to working on my WIP. I love my baby girl, but I also love my kiddo free writing time. Hope you all had a great week and weekend.

xoxo
Bonnie Rae

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