I've always made fun of Camelbak backpacks, but recently we got one for our hiking backpack and then one for Meadow's birthday present. At a garage sale I even picked up an old Camelbak.
Meadow got some birthday money from her Tuska grandparents. When I asked her what she wanted she picked a hiking backpack. We lucked out on finding one that holds a water resivor. I told her the bag was going to get heavier with water, but she still loved it.
Even with it being the end of July already, we still had to get our annual berry picking in. Sadly our usual berry farm experienced hail damage in June and was closed for the summer.
We settled on going back to Sam Kedem Nursery Garden. We hadn't been to Sam Kedem's for a few years and with our normal berry picking field out of service it just made sense. The blueberries were inside of these nets and I kept getting stuck on the net.
The berries were super tiny and not as plentiful as our usual place.
Meadow was loving her new back…
Sunday called for downpours all day long. I got the kids in their rainsuits and we headed to the Rose Garden.
It was nice with no one here.
Theo wanted to bring his ducky along on a walk but we couldn't find the doll carrier. His overalls would have to do. Meadow had to get outside for distance learning, so we went to the bird sanctuary next to Lake Harriet. Meadow had to tell her teachers what she heard, felt and saw. And she sent a picture and audio recording of the frogs in the marshy forest.
Of course she needed to.
Scott had to work outside the home for the day while I worked from home. Once in awhile I'd come out to check on the kids. One time I caught Meadow making her own mug cake. I asked her what she put in it and she said, "I don't know, a little of this a little of that". It was actually not bad.
She even cleaned up after herself.
We have been working with the neighbors in our building to put in a patio in the back. I made a wall with our random p…