Flower Power & Ice Cream

Yesterday during our morning trip to Newburyport, we were in search of a sunhat for Maebh.  Her head is in the middle – too big for 0-6 month hats and too small for 12 months.  The Black Dog store, which I LOVE all their stuff, didn’t have anything that worked.  They did give us a balloon for Soren, but after about 5 minutes, it was off in a high tree! 😦   We did find a store called Children’s Orchard, which I bought her 3 little hats.  They were very nicely priced at $4. each.  Two were used and one was brand new.  At check out, they had the large flower and headbands for $2.99, couldn’t resist!!!  She’s so damn cute with it on.

There we also bought Soren these funny Baseball Sunglasses.   Naturally his little button nose doesn’t exactly keep them up, but it was more for the fun of them than the actual usage of them.

Oh and the ice cream was a big bonus.  We stopped at White’s Ice Cream Farm on the way home.  It’s on the Rowley/Ipswich border.   Great tasting ice cream!!

Author: Stars Stripes and Mayonnaise

A Boston girl currently living in Dublin, Ireland snapping photos and blogging along the way about our family’s journeys from the USA to the UK. We were there for a couple years then onto Ireland for the past 3+ years. As you can probably tell by the name of the blog “Stars, Stripes & Mayonnaise” our family is 1/2 American & 1/2 Dutch and if you know one thing about the Dutch is that they LOVE their mayonnaise! When I started this blog way when it was to capturing memories of our family adventures, their love of mayonnaise, my love of photography, D.I.Y., crafting, sea glass hunting and exploring Europe and beyond with our two amazing kids. It’s essentially a journal of our family.

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