I know I have mentioned before that I love my neighbors and my neighborhood, but it just love it more and more every week! Lennox is finally opening up and being herself around everyone, and just LOVES playing with the neighborhood kids. She could play with them every moment of the day, if she had her way!
This past weekend we spent saturday evening at the neighborhood spray park again. This time we all decided to bring dinner with us, so that we could stay longer. It was such a great time. Lennox played with all the other kids for over three hours without skipping a beat.
What are the chances of getting all the kids looking at the camera and at least somewhat smiling? Pretty slim I would say! Check out Lennox in the back with her cheesy grin, what’s that all about?
So reason number 256 why I love my neighbors and neighborhood: Saturday evenings at the spray park. <3
Ps. Does anyone have recommendations for swim diapers that actually work?! I hate having to keep checking her (because i’m paranoid) so that we aren’t contaminating the water with poo. The swim diapers by Huggies and Pampers seem not to absorb or hold anything in! TMI- I know, sorry.
We had our second annual block party this past weekend. (Look how little Lennox was last year!) Well, its not technically the whole block, mostly 1/2 a street – but still our little group of friends all brought a dish of food to share and some chairs and had some fun! It’s great to get everyone together and let all the kids play until way past bedtime! From neighborhood gossip (which there seems to be a lot of right now from all the drama of some crazy neighbors), to summer vacation plans, kids using sidewalk chalk, blowing bubbles, good food, good friends, good company, and rainbow cupcakes, these are the things that bring us all closer together and make it very enjoyable to be living in such a great neighborhood!
The kids loved the rainbow cupcakes I made. Lennox and her little friend Isabella, seemed very concerned and curious about half a cupcake that was dropped on the ground. One of them may or may not have tried to eat it too.. yuck! The next day I found some birds eating it. Even better.
Next time we are going to request the city close our road so that the kids can run around like crazy little people and we dont have to worry about cars! All in all it was a great time and I can’t wait for the 3rd annual block party next year. Anyone else do similar things in their neighborhood or have memories of block parties as a kid?