In the last blog post, I was remiss not to include the picture of our newest acquisition--curtains in the toy room, thanks to Nana! She made this while she was here and it's awesome. Thanks so much!!
Also, while we were at Mainau Island (see previous post)we visited the Schmetterling haus(butterfly house) and it was phenemonal. There were so many butterflies all over that we had to be careful where to step. I was able to coax one on to Ellie's finger, and she was transfixed. Every time she sees one now she asks for it to be put on her finger.
Daddy found the perfect picnic spot in the woods near our house so we hiked out and enjoyed the summer sun. (And I tried really hard not to think too much about ticks.)
Any idea what they called themselves? You guessed it...potheads.
A favorite place to play. (For those of you not familiar with European showers, this is our only one and yes, it's just that big.)
We found a baby store in a nearby "mall" and the girls fell in love with these Sonnenbrillen (sunglasses). Now they don't go outside without them.
Oh yes. Early last month, our ab-fab landlords and a really nice neighbor gave us the fruit of their labor (literally). We had easily three pounds of cherries, so I decided I'd make a real cherry pie. 5 1/2 cups of pitted cherries later, the pie was made and set to bake. (My fingers were stained for weeks after this.) I figured I'd never had a fresh cherry pie (have you?) so we were going where no one had gone before. (No one in this family, anyway--hence the decoration) And considering how much our household loves cherries, I wanted to see if a real cherry pie stood up to the awesomeness produced by Comstock. The result? THE most delicious cherry pie I've EVER had. Seriously. Comstock can't hold a candle to real cherries. Now I'm REALLY in trouble...have I unknowingly started a tradition? Ah well, there could be worse things to make year after year.