Yesterday was the most perfect autumn day.
We've been having a lot of those lately.
The boys and I have been cooped up inside for far too much of the past 5 years,
so we practically live outdoors now!
The slight chill in the air, blue skies, and sunshine called for a backyard picnic...
followed by a nap on the blanket.
The afternoon felt heavenly as the boys all tromped around without a dispute.
Sam taught our Family Home Evening lesson about being prepared,
and we worked together to wash our 60 gallon water barrel and re-fill it.
The boys' smiles as they handled the hose were evidence that they were on top of the world.
We ended the dark, chilly evening with pumpkin gingersnaps, fluffy blankets, storytime, scriptures, and prayers before tucking all three happy boys into bed.
Life isn't perfect,
but on days like that I can't fathom it being any happier.