an adventure. the pamm

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it’s hard to believe our summer break will soon be coming to an end

Lily will officially start preschool in mid august and (shall i say this outloud) belong to the miami public school system

she will be going to a new school, have a new teacher and be with all new children

she is excited and says she is not nervous

i am both excited and nervous

however, i have no doubt that she will get along just fine and do great

because of the fact that Lily is four and will hopefully start remembering her childhood, it was more important than ever for me to give her/us a really great summer

i have great memories of my own childhood summers

i had a bit of a secret bucket list going on and i am happy to say that many of the things on the list have been checked off

bbq’s- check

pool days- check

beach days- check

costa rica- check

water park- check

many playdates with friends- check

sleepovers with her bff- check

mother daughter breakfast and lunch dates- check

fun home art projects- check

art summer camp- check

small adventures- check

late movie nights and late sleeping in mornings- check

more ice cream- check

on tuesday we got on the trolley and went on another small miami adventure

this time to the perez art museum miami which opened during art basel last december

Lily and i had a great time looking at all the art (the video installations were her favorites) and a lovely lunch al fresco

we also took a long walk along its beautiful park where coincidentally we ran into some friends

we had a really great day

happy friday friends

wishing you all a happy weekend!

*i could have split this post in two but decided not to

**because it’s been a while since i have done a what she wore post, there are a lot of pictures of Lily in her cute mini harajuku dress (target), souvenir costa rica bag and zara kids sandals

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miami is constantly under construction

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“mama, some day can we build a boat and live in it?”

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stairs with cushions that you can go up and down on as many times as you want and sit wherever you want as many times as you want were definitely fun and cool

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Lily loved sitting here watching a short of a carnaval like street party in puerto rico

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we had a lovely lunch al fresco

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making a Dali mustache

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cracking herself and me up

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and what a treat when we ran into friends. another Lily who is also a fan of lipstick and asked me if she could have some of mine

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the kids made some canine friends also

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friendly Bruce

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