Thursday, May 10, 2007

swimsuit weather...

The Girls and I.... I personally think black is a good color for me. Haha!

Yesterday the kids had a half of a day of school. This was officially the last half of a day until the last day of school, in a few weeks. The temperatures are telling me summer is here. We are supposed to be right at 100 for the next few days. This brought a group of kiddos over to the house to swim yesterday. Jake had a group of his friends over. These high temps. brought another issue to the table. New swimsuits! Sarah, and Deasirae are on the hunt for a new suit. These two can seriously shop till "I" drop! I found myself still looking for that perfect suit last night until 9:00. Thank goodness Steve had Tivod American Idol! Shopping with these two makes me reflect on time, and how I used to be. I would imagine that looking cute in a new suit was important to me when I was their age. I now am at the point in my life that I am more concerned about covering up some ripples that have taken a home to the top of my legs! Yuck! I also am so pasty white that the thought of going to the tanning salon is calling my name. I really never have considered myself vain, but now am wondering about that. Hmmm, maybe it is that I am a little older, and gravity is taking a toll? Anyhow life is good, and the pool is officially open! Summer is in the air!

14 Comments:

Blogger donna said...

What a great picture of you and your girls.
I so am with you on "covering some ripples that have taken a home to the top of MY legs as well. Not pretty!

Sounds like you had a lot of kids at your house yesterday. How fun.
Enjoy your pool time this summer
:)

May 10, 2007 at 6:52 AM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

Cute picture. I love your comments about ripples. That is great. It happens to everyone. It sounds like the party is about to begin at your house. Enjoy the weather and the cool pool. Summer is so much fun!!

May 10, 2007 at 7:26 AM  
Blogger Andrea said...

Cute pic! I'm all about board shorts and a tank top...I don't know if I would ever put a suit on again lol...

May 10, 2007 at 7:35 AM  
Blogger Caitlin & Mike said...

Yeah! I love summer time! I love the feeling in the air when summertime, vacations, and swimming are right around the corner.

May 10, 2007 at 9:55 AM  
Blogger Melinda said...

That is a really cute picture of you and your girls.

I am so jelous when I hear of other people with their pool. I had one growing up and it makes me sad that I can't get one here in Utah. I hate that I have to pay to go and swim where it is soo crowded!

Good luck with your search for a swim suit. I think a moo moo sounds perfect!

May 10, 2007 at 11:16 AM  
Blogger christina said...

melinda- MOO MOO!??! so funny!! i love her! haha

i really hope im as cool and cute as you when im "older" and i mean that in the NICEST way-the older part! hahha
YES black is a GREAT color for photos!!
oh im scared of the shopping days with 4 girls?!?!?! thank goodness for DVR right! haha

speaking of getting tan! i think i'll pick up anna then sit outside for a bit!

May 10, 2007 at 11:43 AM  
Blogger Mel said...

I love the pictures of you and your girls. Ya'll are so cute! And you do look good in black. I am excited for summer too! Thought I'm not too excited about the 100* part. Have a great weekend Michelle!

May 10, 2007 at 11:45 AM  
Blogger Lauralee said...

thanks for the commment on mine.. I loved that conference! I was so touched.. I need to type up my notes.. I wish I could have that feeling all the time... well at least more often than I do!
WAY cute picture.. you are so cute. and your girls are adorable! FUN to have a pool.. here in WA.. on the "rainy" side of WA that doesnt' happen very often- having a pool! that has got to so fun!

May 10, 2007 at 11:51 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

I'll be over as soon as I find a suit with built in boobs! ha!

May 10, 2007 at 2:31 PM  
Blogger smithfam said...

Oh man! I would love to just live in a moo moo. I think I need to move to Hawaii, then I could. I just wear Crop pants and capris all summer long. I gave up shorts a few years back. I am Caspars whiter cousin, so the less white that shows the better. So fun to have daughters to shop with. I guess some day I will have daughter in laws.

May 10, 2007 at 6:11 PM  
Blogger melanie said...

Add me to the list of loving black in photos! You look great with your girls!

Have fun in the sun! I'm always on the eternal hunt for a good suit. I'm never that happy with the one I end up with. If you find one you love, you must share!

May 10, 2007 at 7:10 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

I can't see the picture!

We've been swimming lots this week with lessons finishing up. It's a great way to survive the heat!

May 10, 2007 at 7:48 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

My grandma said it's suppose to be over 100 by Saturday. Yep, summer is definitely coming fast for you guys. I have the worst time finding a suit. It took 4 different times of sending mine back in the mail last year. But atlas I found one. Now I am on the hunt for another.

What did you think about Lakisha going home. I personally was fine with it. The last three I all like so, who ever wins is fine by me. Or should we be voting for Jordin since she is a zonie? Have a great night.

May 10, 2007 at 7:57 PM  
Blogger careymc said...

Black IS a great color on you! What a great picture. :) Yikes, we're facing the heat here in Vegas too....do you think you and I will make it through a desert summer? (maybe with a pool...!)

May 10, 2007 at 11:58 PM  

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