There are actually a million & one things I love about this time of year - but let me share just one:
school clothes shopping
and the required fashion show that goes with it.
That's right. Required.
Even for boys.
Granted, the girls' favorite part of clothes shopping is the fashion show afterwards.
The boys have always had to be coaxed.
But it's a family rule.
Everything about back-to-school shopping is fun for us! I think I got this obsession from my parents ... they're still addicted. After their youngest moved out, that fall the two of them went "back-to-school" window shopping. They strolled through the school supply aisles, hand in hand, catching the scent of new pencils and unused notebooks. This is true. I wonder if they still do it ...