Well hello there! Still snow on the ground here. I have a love/hate relationship with snow. I love staying inside…having a reason to not go anywhere. But I hate taking the dogs out!! It’s freezing!! Brrr…
We’ve been making some homemade Christmas gifts the last few days. Last night we made some salt dough ornaments for the first time. They turned out pretty good. I think if we try it again, they’d be a lot better!
We also made some other ornaments…these are always my favorite. The hubs and I usually make these, but I decided it was the boys turn this year!
I’m not sure if you can tell what the pictures are…let me just give you a hint and say that there are dogs in each picture! LOL I kept this ornament for our tree. I love how these turned out. We made 3 today and will make 3 more tomorrow. We will probably make extras, it seems every year I forget someone and always wish I’d made a few extras to hand out. This year I want to be well prepared! Stuff like this will be fun to look at 15 years from now when the boys are 19 and 20!! That means I’ll be 45! Oh lordy!
Well…Juno is giving me an earful…I should take her out one last time before bed and get to sleep myself.
I have great news!!! I got the cutest gift today from my friend. Check it out!
Morgan asked me to be her Matron of Honor!!!! I feel so honored!! I’ve never been anyones Matron of Honor before. I’m so excited. She’s making a lot of her wedding decorations, so I’m sure we will have lots of late night crafting happening. It’s a good thing I started on my craft room tonight. We will have plenty of space to work in.
We had such great day today. Morgan brought her two boys, Mason and Easton, over and we had lots of chatting to do while they played. The boys had a blast! After they left, I got started on my craft room. We haven’t painted or done anything fancy yet. I did get my table moved in the room and stuff sorted out. At least I have my OWN space and I don’t have to craft at the dining room table anymore. I’m sooooo excited! Michelle (my boss) texted me at about 10 o’clock and decided we should take tomorrow off. I won’t argue with that. 🙂 We will have school and errands to run, but I’m looking forward to going in and making something in my new space!
Have a great Friday everyone!!!
Look! Look! Look!
Remember yesterday I told you we had fall pictures taken of the boys…well, I got a preview from Erica today!
Check out my little stud muffins.
I can’t believe how big the are getting. They have grown up and changed so much since last fall. Bonus is such a ham. He is not camera shy at all! We got a few really great pictures of him and his silly faces. I think he will appreciate them when he’s older. 🙂
These boys are more then I could’ve ever expected when I dreamed of having kids. They make me laugh everyday. Yes..sometimes they drive me crazy, but it’s worth every minute. I love being their momma.
Thank you Erica for the great pictures. I can’t wait to see the rest of them!!
Happy Saturday friends! Today has been a great day!
Here’s a few things I did today.
*Woke up early and made pancakes and sausage for the family.
*Did all the laundry!
*Cleaned the house up a little bit.
*Ran some errands and grabbed snacks for the boys.
*Got the Halloween decor outside! (most of it anyway)
I got all that finished by 3 o’clock this afternoon. I was on a roll! We had family coming over so I wanted to get it all finished so I could enjoy my time with them.
The kids were really good today. Jeremy was in a great mood. The weather was nice and cool today. We had the windows open all day and it felt great! I love days like today. Relaxing and beautiful day.
The last two days I’ve been really focusing on my attitude and the way I talk to the kids. I don’t want to take my frustration out on anyone, especially them. I’ve realized I let things build up through out the day and naturally I hold it in until I’m home and release it on my husband and kids. They are my happy place and I want to make sure we are enjoying our time together all the time. It’s not fair to them and they deserve more, so I’m changing that about myself!
Both the boys fell asleep on me tonight. Look how precious they are.
I love my little men. It’s crazy to think one day they’ll be big and too busy for mommy. I need to soak it all up and take advantage of this time.
Have a relaxing Sunday!
Today is our last full day in Eureka Springs. Although I will be sad to leave, we are ready to get back home. It’s been amazing staying with our friends. Much better than staying in a hotel, but it’s never the same as your own bed.
Today we did a little exploring around town, enjoyed lunch at Magnetic Spring, and took the boys to the park.
It was the perfect weather for the park. We had a great time while we were there. Eureka has a really great park. It’s definitely one of our favorites.
Eureka has also added a music park recently. We stopped by and played some of the musical sculptures. The boys had a lot of fun here!
After we were done playing around, we headed back to the house. The boy ran into an old friend and played around for a while, jumped on the trampoline, and then watched a little bit of Netflix while I did some work. While the boys and I were hanging around the house, Jeremy and a few friends went cave exploring! Here’s a picture he texted me while they were out and about.
Isn’t this awesome!? They had a lot of fun and came back with cool stories about their adventure. Maybe next time I’ll have to go!!
I’m sad to see our vacation coming to an end…We’re back on the road tomorrow.
Tomorrow night I will be blogging from my own comfy bed!!
Enjoy your Sunday!