(A Different Kind of) Monday Mess

Sometimes messes aren’t just made, they are had.  This big, planned on, mess happened in our back yard with much excitement.  We have a summer list (more to come on that), you know, things we want to make a point to do before we are all rushed off to school again.  And a shaving cream fight is something the little la la’s (El + L, that is) wanted to do big time.  So, on a boring, “there’s nothing to do,” kind of summer day, the littles jumped in their swimsuits without any intention of jumping in the pool.  I handed them each a can of shaving cream and they had at it.  I thought this would be a 10 minute kind of crazy, but instead it was a good 45 minute filler, filled with squeals, screams and giant goggle eyed giggles.  This is the best kind of mess.  Instead of stress it brings laughter and the clean up is as easy as a spray of the hose streaming with cold water on a hot day.

So tell me lovelies, have you made any intentional messes this summer?  Have you ever had a shaving cream fight?  I’d definitely recommend adding this to your list if your looking for a few, quick, end of summer things to do  (just don’t get the shaving cream in the eyes!).  Here’s to making a bit of mess today!

P.S. Have you noticed the pretty new updates to the blog?  Be sure to check out the Features Page,(and hover over the photos), a few new pics on the About Page (and Contact Page), and I’m totally loving the “PIN IT” button that is now on every photo (thanks to Bre’s fab talents).  Everything is even more user friendly and a few little changes go a very long way.



  • Jess {JessinBelgium}
    Commented on August 6th, 2012 at 10:00am

    Feeling ridiculously nostalgic about childhood now! This is absolutely adorable.

  • Trina
    Commented on August 6th, 2012 at 10:04pm

    thank you….so glad to bring a little nostalgia your way! xo . t

  • stylelinx
    Commented on August 6th, 2012 at 6:10pm

    TOoo cute! Glad to see there’s still shaving cream fights like when I was a kid!

  • Trina
    Commented on August 6th, 2012 at 10:04pm

    How fun….I never did this but I would have loved it and my kids certainly did! xo . t

  • Tracey
    Commented on August 6th, 2012 at 7:02pm

    So loving all your new images Trina. That bow tie is wonderful!


  • Trina
    Commented on August 6th, 2012 at 10:03pm

    Thanks, sweet Tracey! xo . trina

  • Best of 2 sisters
    Commented on August 18th, 2012 at 3:49pm

    This has just been added to our Summer List of Fun!
    Looks great!!

  • Trina
    Commented on August 19th, 2012 at 11:38pm

    Yay! have fun! xo . t

  • Calico Child
    Commented on August 20th, 2012 at 10:07pm

    Well I am in hysterics how fun is that I will be getting my cans ready for this coming summer :)))

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