Sometimes we need to just get out in the sun in order to perk ourselves up on a sluggish day! That is just what the boys and I did in order to change up our regular daily routine, and boost our energy (correction: MY energy)!
We went to the store to grab some essentials: sunscreen, water, salad (for me), and Euro!! We headed to a lovely pool/recreation area that is 10 minutes from our home! I was not sure what they had available and was pleasantly surprised because it was way better than I would have expected! It was almost like being at a lake rather than an outdoor pool, which I loved!
We started off with some simple play: Gavin chose playing with pebbles and James chose splashing around in the water! I chose to have my salad that I bought (I even brought my own chicken to add to it for some extra protein)!
Then it was time to explore around the area, there was a playground, sandpit, kiddie pool and a snack bar! Gavin was loving the exploration, but seemed to find it difficult maneuvering around in his floatie swim suit (safety over comfort while in the water). He was also a little turned off by the special little waterfall that was set up.
The sandy playground was a winner!
James was all over the wade pool, balancing area, rope climbing and was actually happy when it was time to leave because he tuckered himself out!
I was excited to come home so I could make an amazing dinner courtesy of Oh She Glows’ :Tomato Basil Cream Pasta…
Served up Gluten Free style with GF pasta, some mixed greens, homemade GF Caesar dressing and homemade croutons made from my GF bread and spices!
So delicious and filling after our day in the sun! It was a nice night to enjoy my carbs, relax with my new Oxygen magazine, and plan for next weeks meals!
How do you like to add a little sunshine to your life?