As are most homes this time of year, we've been busy.
Some work, some play, some family time...
I really like my new job, but it puts me a new realm of "normal" people.
I do all the things non night-shifters do, and as much as I love it,
its' still an adjustment.
For instance, when I was working nights, I had 3 days all to myself every 3 weeks.
I was off work, and the girls still went to daycare their scheduled 3 days.
3 days to take care of whatever needed to be taken care of.
3 days to abide by my own schedule and do what I wanted, when I wanted.
Sure, I felt like crap most of the time, but I still had my 3 days of ME time.
I don't have ME time anymore. And often, like most people I suspect,
by the time my girlies are tucked in bed... all I want to do is follow suit.
I don't want to work on the massive amounts of photos I have yet to tackle.
I don't want to wrap the pile of presents tucked in our store room.
I don't want to fold the laundry (well, I never want to do that, so I guess that's not really valid).
So as I look back on my lack of posts in this month of lots of things going on, I try to
figure out how I'm going to cover everything.
Now yes, I realize, no one is stressed out by my lack of blogging, but when days slip
into months gone by, this is often the only place where I can look back and make any sense
of what has gone on in our lives.
I'm going to share a smidge of some of our December events with the hope that at some
point, I will get around to sharing more on some of the biggers things.
There are a lot.
|We made cookie dough and froze them to pass out to the neighbors to bake at their leisure. |
The girls hand delivered them to each house all by themselves along with our family Christmas card.
They thought it was so much fun! How sweet is that?!
|Last year I made an Advent calander and each day we have a little activity. |
A favorite was making Cinnamon ornaments! So cute and easy, and my house smelled fantastic!
|We have an elf. His name is Mike.|
Mike likes to move around and hide each night, and the girls find great joy in searching for him each morning!
|We continue to enjoy our bedtime stories. |
"... Jingle was a good dog!"
|Lila had her little Preschool program at church.|
She's my firstborn, and this was the first time she was involved in anything like this.
It melted this mama's heart! How cute are a dozen 4-5 year olds singing songs?!
|We've played in the snow! Our snowman is already gone away... but the girls had so much fun!|
Clearly the dogs enjoyed it too! We had to rebuild Frosty about 4 times due to over-excited houds running into him! Ha!