Success is not final, failure is not fatal - it is the courage to continue that counts.
- Sir Winston Churchill

Friday, June 22, 2012

Summer Fun

Yesterday a friend and kiddos and the girls and I went to Scottsboro to check out the "Unclaimed Baggage" store. I had heard lots about it, but up until yesterday never made the trip. Well, it was worth it! We were able to get lots of great deals and topped that of with a picnic and a stop at the "Splash Pad". The best thing, the splash pad is FREE and the kids enjoyed cooling down and playing for a while. Granted, it is more for little kids, but it was hot, the water was cool so what's not to like? 
Gestern sind eine Freundin und ich mit den Kindern nach Scottsboro gefahren um uns mal in "Unclaimed Baggage" umzusehen. Ich hatte schon viel von dem Laden gehoert, bin aber bis gestern noch nie dort gewesen. Scottsboro ist ca. 1 Stunde Fahrt von uns weg, aber es war es definitiv wert. Wir haben einige tolle Schnaeppchen gemacht. Danach haben wir miteinander ein Picknick gemacht und die Kinder haben sich im "Splash Pad" ausgetobt. Das Beste war, dass das splash pad umsonst ist! Es ist zwar eigentlich eher fuer kleinere Kinder, aber es war heiss, das Wasser war erfrischend kuehl - was will man mehr.

 In the evening a few friends and I went downtown Huntsville to check out the "Arts Stroll". Lots of fabulous things to see (some amazingly creative people out there) and a great way to spend the evening with good company.
Am Abend bin ich dann mit ein paar Freundinnen in die Innenstadt gefahren um uns den "Arts Stroll" anzusehen. Es gab wirklich sehr viele talentierte Leute dort und ein Stand hatte schoenere Sachen als der andere. Es war ein toller Abend mit guten Freunden.


  1. I've always wanted to go to one of those unclaimed baggage stores!
    Splash park looked refreshing and Art in the park can be fun!
    Have a great weekend!

  2. Looks like you had a very full and wonderful day. I don't know about you but I can walk and walk at a good craft day in the park.

  3. I haven't been to the Baggage Store either, but it sounds like lots of fun. I love to just look around at stuff. The splash pad looks fun too!

  4. Okay, that water park looks fun and all but I'm dying to know what you bought at the baggage store!

    1. Mark, we got a few books and clothes. Some of the clothes still had the tags on them! :-) Hannah really wanted to buy herself a camera, but then decided against it. Lots of good stuff to be found there.

  5. Love all the fun things you find to do in and around your area!

  6. Well, you are taunting us with the unclaimed baggage deal!!!!
    Glad the girls has the cooling off in the heat part.
    Your girls are lovely!!!!