hips and kissing lips
and now lips
hips and kissing lips
and now lips
She woke up excited, but then the tears came.... "those shoes hurt my feet." We went round and round and I was not going to let her wear her nasty old tennis shoes when she had two new pairs in the closet! Then, the headbands that I bought her were missing.....I felt that I had failed sending my child off to school not dressing as cute as I wanted. But, in the car I realized that I was worried about what others thought...I was teaching her the wrong message. SHe is beautiful on the inside, the outside is NOT worth the tears.
She had a great day, of course. Happy every step of the way. Her words are " it was awesome and my favorite thing was making new friends and learning new art! and...... I love my teacher and she loves me just like a pro!" (so do I!!!)
Then one day, our neighbor was in our yard swinging her little boy on the swingset when she saw a snake.....not a little one, but a 4to5 foot Copperhead. My amazing Chris, King of the Wilderness, put gas in the tree it was hiding in then when it came out, he began to chop it with a shovel. What a man.
Then a few days later...Chloe spied another snake.....another huge Copperhead. So, it was Chris to the rescue again. This time he actually set the thing on fire after the chopping didn't work!!
It was been months without any reptile spottings, so the girls and their Daddy were swinging in the backyard Tuesday afternoon while Mommy was inside on the computer. I heard lots of laughter and squealing, when I then heard a cry......While sliding down the slide, Cami got stung in the chest by a wasp! She was so brave. Braver then I was feeling when I saw her red chest so swollen that it looked like a lifesaver stuck in her chest.
But, after a little benadryl cream, ice pack and bath, our brave little one was fine.
So, I am wondering.....God do you NOT want us outside. I mean, I am not and have never been a big fan of the outdoors, but really how many signs do we need?????
Lastly, I just had to show you this picture so that you can see the size of my HAIR!!!!! You have to really look in the background to distinguish the hair from the backdrop, but when you do, you will be amazed...shocked....embarassed for me?????
Okay, now for my weekend. It began when I was picked up at the airport by my VERY pregnant best friend and her ADORABLE 4 year old little boy Kaleb and 20 month little girl Campbell. Sarah took me to the "cookie store" for lunch. The Swirl Bakery had the best snickerdoodle I have ever tasted!!!! Here are some pics:
How adorable is that Campbell?
Here is Kaleb showing his muscles...what a doll!
But the BEST part of lunch was watching the excitement from Kaleb as he picked out his cookie that he said he NEEDED, no not wanted, but NEEDED.
It was awesome. We watched Maid of Honor (which I didn't get to see when it came out because my sweet husband said he would rather hit his head on cement) and ate cookie dough just like we did in high school!
Then we were off to shop. We had so much fun. We hit San Moon and the outlet mall, as well as, ate like queens and had many, many, many frapacinos. Sunday we went to church at the Village Church. It was wonderful. I plan on downloading the sermon for Chris to hear and the weeks to come as well. http://www.thevillagechurch.net/
That afternoon we got pedicures. It was amazing. The massage chair was worth the $26 in my opinion!!!
So, thank you Chris and Ryan for letting us have a weekend to just focus on friends again. Though our coversations shifted from boys and school to God and the cow pattern Dooney and Burke purse, we shared an awesome weekend that proved we still have a bond that will never go away. I love you Sarah!!!!