Seattle’s “Heat Wave”

We are under an “excessive heat advisory” here in Seattle. What that means is that it’s over 80 degrees and the city freaks out because no one has air conditioning. I make fun of it a lot, but in reality, it really doesn’t get above 80 degrees here very often so people just aren’t used to the “extreme heat.” I am loving it, except for the fact that we too do not have air conditioning, so our house is presently 87 degrees and I’m sweating profusely.

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Here are some fun pictures from the past week.

Embracing Independence Day at our house this year.

Embracing Independence Day at our house this year.

Thanks to my mother in-law for keeping our holiday decor accessories well-stocked.

Thanks to my mother in-law for keeping our holiday decor accessories well-stocked.

Henry cat on the hunt for something.

Henry cat on the hunt for something.

Oliver

Oliver yawning

Oliver

Oliver

Oliver close up

Oliver close up

Mariners vs Cubs

Mariners vs Cubs

Safeco Field

Safeco Field

Watching the game

Watching the game

Mariners vs Cubs game

Mariners vs Cubs game

Miller time! We had such a fun day with Mary and Ryan - we went garage sale-ing, drank a lot of wine, grilled out and just enjoyed the gorgeous day.

Miller time! We had such a fun day with Mary and Ryan – we went garage sale-ing, drank a lot of wine, grilled out and just enjoyed the gorgeous day.

We celebrated Emma's first birthday, my friend Sara's Collie dog. Emma got her own special birthday cake!

We celebrated Emma’s first birthday, my friend Sara’s Collie dog. Emma got her own special birthday cake!

I made dog treats for all of the dogs who came over to celebrate Emma's special day.

I made dog treats for all of the dogs who came over to celebrate Emma’s special day.

Emma's birthday party guests.

Emma’s birthday party guests.

Jackson escaping the heat in the shower.

Jackson escaping the heat in the shower.

Our 3 month old pup weighs 25 pounds now!

Our 3 month old pup weighs 25 pounds now!

Made the mistake of setting the pillows on the ground while making the bed...

Made the mistake of setting the pillows on the ground while making the bed…

We are spending a LOT of time outside! Jackson loves to run around in the backyard.

We are spending a LOT of time outside! Jackson loves to run around in the backyard.

I took a ferry ride to Bainbridge Island today for work. Here's a shot of the city from the ferry deck.

I took a ferry ride to Bainbridge Island today for work. Here’s a shot of the city from the ferry deck.