The kids are coming home with awards this week and it's exciting to see their report cards. When the school initially asked me what school they are coming from, I told them they were homeschooled. Well, the look you get. Do you know what I'm talking about? There is this thought in the back of my head, "Did I do good enough (or did I do gooder)?" <-- Heh heh. Well, I couldn't wait to see their first report card because that tells me whether or not they are right on track. So I was excited when they were coming home with excellent grades.
On to my point. Ryan was talking with my dad about his award and my dad told him he wasn't sure if he ever received one. I'm sure he did. It's just been a looong time. So Ryan grabbed a pen and decided the award should also go to Papa and Nana! Awwwww! My heart just melted. Ryan, you are just so squishy cute. (I blotted out private info of course).
Above, I do Ivy's hair sooo pretty every morning. I wish so badly I would have taken picture of her hair by the time she came home that afternoon. One side, the braid came completely out. The other side was holding the bow with hair coming out everywhere. Her pants looked like they had been used for a napkin during lunch. You would be shocked at the difference when she comes home. I laughed so hard when she walked in the door. I will do a before and after next time it's that bad.
(Just made some more coffee with my sweet coffee machine. How could I not? It's so easy and stays fresh every time. I'm in love. Have been. Don't worry, it may be morning but it's only my second cup. There is still time in the day for PLENTY more. Heh heh.....erk....erk). Oh my gosh, be still my heart. Just for fun I looked up cost of this on Amazon. I click on picture to the left and they have used ones for $65 vs. the new price. WOW! I'm a frugilicious mommy so that got me excited. Except I already have one. Just was excited to share with you.
P.S. my mom says when I really love something I act like I'm selling it. I don't mean to do that. Just get excited about things that make life just a tad more fun than it already is. :D
I am trying so hard to get myself back in the mode of cleaning out more stuff. My last areas are the hallway closet and the office. The office one is HUUUGE as it's become somewhat of a storage area now. Maybe a room for everything? It has my sewing table, I keep my extra 100 shirts in there and extra 20 skirts I can't fit in my other closet. Charles' desk, Caleb's crib, all of our books (we're book lovers) and basket of "things to be mended", etc. Order HAS to come. Those are the LAST two things, so note to self....