Nanny Diaries: Strawberry Picking and Strawberry Shortcake

Every summer, Bartlett Farm sets up an area for people to go pick their own strawberries. It is just so much fun and they are some of the best strawberries I have ever eaten. Curren just loves it and tries to find the biggest, ripest ones out there!

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{^^oops..he has strawberry stains on his shorts}

We stopped to swing on the swings before we jumped back in the car.

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After we picked the strawberries and swung on the swings, we decided to go home and make some strawberry shortcake!

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We were both sad when it was all gone!

Fourth of July 2012

The Fourth of July starts out with everyone dressed in his or her red, white, and blue packing Main Street to participate in all of the morning’s festivities.

There is face painting, a dunk tank, pie-eating contests and my favorite, the watermelon-eating contest (one of these years I’ll get a first place ribbon!)….

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After a couple hours of fun, our town’s fire truck makes it’s way to the top of Main Street.

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And our town’s old fire truck (representing the towns people) makes it’s way to the bottom of Main Street.

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Then, there is a huge water fight between the firefighters and the towns people!!

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And, of course, it would not be a Nantucket Fourth of July without a couple lobsters and a barbeque later in the evening.

There is just something about a small town Fourth of July that makes me more patriotic than I would otherwise be. Happy Independence Day!

Nanny Diaries: A Day At The Beach

I woke up to the most beautiful day…so I knew exactly where Curren and I would be spending our day: THE BEACH!

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