We went on a short camping trip this past weekend, albeit the weather was windy and a bit drizzly. For me, camping is a time to relax, be with family, and eat a bunch of junk food we normally don’t eat. In fact, I take the kids with me to the grocery store and choose candy from the bin and fill up a plastic bag. It’s honestly the highlight of the kids’ summer.
Four “note-worthy” things happened while camping:
1. Matthew learned to ride a bike with no training wheels.
2. Grace learned to sort-of throw a Frisbee. It’s like a tomahawk throw, actually. The kids are finally beginning to get the concept of Frisbee golf.
3. Eric finally beat my dad at corn-hole. It’s a silly game if you ask me, but they love it, even though their shoulders are very sore the next day.
4. Matthew lost his front tooth. It was the 5th tooth he’s lost, not a huge deal, but how he lost it was pretty funny. He and Grace were playing tag and he accidentally rammed his tooth into the backside of Grace’s head. He came back crying (not Grace, surprisingly) and 5 minutes later, out popped the tooth. However, the tooth fairy couldn’t bring him anything that night, because she didn’t know that he was camping. (Thankfully he fell for it! We made up for it when we came home the next day and he received an extra coin under his pillow. “She remembered! She remembered!” he kept saying.)
I decided to make these brownies to take camping with us. Continue reading