2. Return home to make a picnic lunch
3. Enjoy said lunch while delighting in the smells and views of many many lilacs!
A little known fact about myself is that my favorite flowers are, yep you guessed it, lilacs! But somehow I didn't know about Ewing park and the lilac arboretum until last year and didn't make it out to see them before the blossoms died off. So I have been looking forward to making it out there this year! And in my mind mother's day seemed like the perfect day!
Well even though the weather didn't cooperate for a picnic, we just did lunch at home and when the clouds parted and the sun began to shine I jumped at the opportunity to get my family out there.
And we got some amazing family photo's! If I had thought to grab my tripod we may have actually gotten an entire family photo but non the less we still got A LOT of really great one's!
We began by smelling that wonderful aroma, oh its so good!
And then we took a stroll through what they call the children's forest. We talked about the names of the different trees with the girls and Kayla began her collection of dandelions.
|Baby Scherb #3 enjoyed the walk as well|
Then we returned to the lilacs and enjoyed finding a sweet robins nest and taking more photos.
|I have never seen a sweeter photo of these two!|
I felt so blessed to spend the afternoon enjoying the great outdoors and most of all my favorite people in the world! God has blessed me in great ways and I am thankful! Which makes me think of my memory verse for this week... Psalms 16:5-6 says...Lord, you alone are my inheritance, my cup of blessing. You guard all that is mine. The land you have given me is a pleasant land. What a wonderful inheritance!