Turns out kids have resolved their Minecraft argument and hubby’s having a snooze on the sofa so I am actually free to waste a bit more time on here! Yay! Still don’t know how to change the pics so you’ll have to bear with me.
Alex graduated Cub Scouts yesterday so we headed 100 or so miles west to Gonzales State Park for their campout. Sadly (or luckily) Joshie came down with a stinking cold so we wimped out of the camping bit. It pretty much rained all day so although the boys were initially disappointed, waking up warm and dry and within easy access to the Xbox this morning they were relieved. It was a lovely day despite the weather: a hike, some football, making fire and as much noise with their friends as they possibly could. Alex got his “Arrow of Light” which I had lovingly crafted (if lovingly means an excess of cursing and return trips to Hobby Lobby) in a dramatic but sweet ceremony and was welcomed into the world of Boy Scouts complete with face paint, flaming arrows and native American head dress…I said it was dramatic!
Proud of my boy for his efforts although Joshie is after crafting his own arrow now that he can put his own science awards on…wants to go looking for suitable materials for one but I’m knackered and after making Alex’s, I’m all arrowed out!
Cleaning the pots after making brownies