Mid summer is the best time of the year!
(that bee is totally real, and she totally photo bombed my sunflower picture.)
Those ducks are real too.
Gazpacho for one.
A fast summer dinner before an evening meeting. Sauteed yellow squash and zucchini and ham and cheese omelet.
(That I had to share,
with the boy who can now climb up here.)
An afternoon walk,
with a spatula.
Cooking with ghee is new to me.
(For the eggs, not the bacon. Bacon comes with it’s own cooking fat built right in!)
The bucket threaded with ribbon to tie around your waist so you can “pick two handed” –
unless you’re wearing your toddler. Then it’s back to one-handed picking.
Fresh picked blueberries on top of homemade coconut milk ice cream.
Enjoying all the wonderful, local produce that summer has to offer.
In recent weeks, exercise has included lots of walks (nearly every day, some longer than others) with the boy in the stroller. Still riding my bike to and from yoga for a 75 minute vinyasa class (1 – 2x a week), easy yoga practice at home (aiming to do at least a little yoga every day), a small 5K race last week (26:42), and usually one run a week too, trying to keep the focus on play! It starts with walking, then moves to easy jogging, then sprinting a short distance, to walking again for recovery, repeat. Maybe a little skipping (if no one is around to see me) or stopping to do some push-ups or dips along the way if I feel like it. I take my standard 3 mile route, I’m gone for about 30 – 35 minutes and return home sweaty, happy and not too tired. Good stuff.