The Macs

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

I forgot that summer is busy.

 We had a great weekend. Busy, but full of lots of fun things. I realized this weekend that I forgot how busy summer is. I was thinking that things were winding down and we would be enjoying a relaxing summer...but really the busyness is just beginning around here. Summer + farming = busy. And I am not even the one doing all the hard work!

 Wheat harvest started on Monday. This is the earliest harvest they have ever had. But even with harvest under way we managed to find time over the weekend to dip our toes in the water. We enjoyed spending time with both of our families and ate some really yummy food too.

Levi has been getting in on lots of the harvest fun. He thinks it is great and wishes he didn't have to come home to take a nap or go to bed at night. This evening we ended up staying home and playing while daddy worked. It was tough prying him away from the harvest crew.

 There were combines and tractors and trucks driving around everywhere today. Busy, busy. Levi wasn't the only one excited to watch the combine speed down our country road tonight. 


Somehow I managed to plan a garage sale the week of wheat harvest. I guess it is best to get all the craziness out of the way all at once, right? So tomorrow I am going to try to de-clutter the house as much as is possible in one day. (Does that tell you how prepared I am for the garage sale?) Wish me luck. I am trying to tell myself that it will all be worth it in the end.

Wheat harvest and garage sales. Let the busyness begin.

16 Comments:

Blogger Jenny said...

That last photo of Griffin is priceless! Love it :) Good luck with the garage sale!

May 29, 2012 at 11:57 PM  
Blogger Mum2twopreciousgifts said...

When I look at the beautiful photos of Griffin, all I can see is Cora. Great post Jess.

Michelle x

May 30, 2012 at 12:36 AM  
Blogger Nancy said...

Precious pictures!!

May 30, 2012 at 5:51 AM  
Blogger Emily said...

those last two of griffin are so cute! it looks like he'll be following in his brother's and daddy's footsteps very very soon!

May 30, 2012 at 7:40 AM  
Blogger My name is Amee said...

Loved the pics! Levi is such a big boy and Griffin looks so much like Cora in the last photo!! Amazing. :)
Good luck at your yard sale!!! Make some $$$!!

May 30, 2012 at 7:46 AM  
Blogger esther said...

You have the cutest family ever!!
Esther

May 30, 2012 at 9:07 AM  
Blogger Holli Taylor said...

Where will your sale be jess? email me please
stevesgirl378@gmail.com

May 30, 2012 at 9:19 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You can do this Jess! You are amazing! Paula from NY

May 30, 2012 at 9:49 AM  
Blogger Emily said...

Your boys are the cutest ever! I had to laugh during this post, because my boyfriend is a farmer and he has the same farmer's tan; cloud white upper arms and legs :-)

May 30, 2012 at 10:36 AM  
Blogger The Moffats said...

Sweet pictures and beautiful lighting! I LOVE the one with G watching the action :) I bet Levi is loving every minute of this fun busy summer!!

May 30, 2012 at 10:59 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Beautiful pictures of your boys!
I love Griffin's face in the last one...and I like that little seat he's in.

May 30, 2012 at 11:05 AM  
Blogger Miss G said...

We are joining in on a family garage sale Saturday after next and I don't feel prepared either. :) Kelly

May 30, 2012 at 6:03 PM  
Blogger Jackie said...

Your boys are so adorable! and could Griffin looks any more like Cora! What a wonderful reminder for you and your hubby, she was apart of your life and you will never forget her and with little Griffin looking so much like her it will be like having her around! So precious :)

May 31, 2012 at 7:29 AM  
Blogger Cathy said...

Summertime is one long, bright, warm, sunny day - or so it often seems. It's full of bonfires, garage sales, swimming, picnics - and it gives us many reasons to celebrate each and every day!! I hope you find some time in yours to take LOTS of great pictures!!

May 31, 2012 at 2:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Look what I found today on facebook on the wall of Miniprix -a romanian shop . I think this picture is yours, with Levi.
https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10150843062235880&set=a.386137300879.175179.87170810879&type=1&theater

June 1, 2012 at 5:38 AM  
Anonymous Nikolai said...

I searched on the net for "the macs"(not to find this but for an other reason)...

Sorry, but I have to say this:

Whats wrong with you guys, posting the life of your children on the internet?

...just think about it...

June 5, 2012 at 11:36 AM  

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