Here it was hot from early morning, unusual in Nova Scotia where, being on the ocean, even our summer days are framed by cool air.
The kids and I had fun but by the end of it they were getting a bit ragged with the 3 year old trying to assert his position as boss of the world (a position I have more or less wrapped up) and his sisters doing various renditions of not being impressed by that.
So after a long hot day it seemed the best thing for me to do was to post one of my highly professional Youtube videos on how to sew in a zipper by hand.
This really is the easiest and most relaxing way to put in a zipper, sort of the sewing equivalent of sending your husband out to pick up a roast chicken and sides in the getting supper on the table department, something I have just done.
So here's to doing it the easy way: