Saturday, January 22, 2011

Taxes, Messes & Outings...

I am a big fan of Saturdays :o) Sleeping in, leisurely breakfast, hanging out, watching movies, shopping, etc... What's not to like?

Well, if you (or your spouse) is a cpa...Saturdays look a lot more like any other day of the week from January through April :o( We miss our sweet boy on Saturdays...it just isn't the same without him! Three Saturdays down, only 11 more to go!

I feel almost guilty getting to hang out on Saturdays knowing my sweet hubby is working away "counting beans." Almost...until I look around and realize I have all four kids to myself for another day and then I feel like he's got the easy end of the stick...haha! Just kidding! I do NOT miss my "bean counting" days AT ALL!

I went out of the room for a few minutes this morning and came back to this...
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The picture is a bit deceiving. You really cannot tell how MUCH stuff is in their "fun pile." How in the world can they make such a big mess in the matter of a few minutes? Actually, I was thinking, "Who cares about the mess, at least they are happily playing together." Can I get an Amen? Does anyone elses kids aggravate each other on a minute to minute basis? Drives me c.r.a.z.y!

Since I really need to go to the grocery store and didn't have the energy to tackle that fun, fun task today, we headed to Chic-Fil-A for lunch :o)
Sweet Jonah LOVED playing in the play area. He spent most of the time cruising around the glass windows waving and smiling at people. He loves to meet new people :o)
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Hi Sophie Le!
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After lunch, we stopped by Target and I found some pink and red Christmas knee high socks in the girls' department for $1 a pair!!! Hello, Valentine legwarmers!!! Whoo hoo!

I had good intentions of taking some pictures of the kids today, but it didn't happen. I snapped a couple as we were heading out for pizza & a movie tonight...
Sweet sisters (is it just me or is Hillary Ashton looking older?)
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I finished up this outfit for Sophie Le this morning. It was my first time sewing with a knit fabric (for the top). It was tricky, but I love the how soft the fabric is...I also love the how she accessorized with her sister's pink scarf :o)
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4 comments:

Renee said...

How cute Sophie Le looks in that outfit and scarf!!!

Jenn at Sweet T Makes Three said...

Looks like a fun day! Sorry your hubs is MIA. Hurry up April 15th, right?

Mandy said...

Gosh that top looks great on Sophie Le! We have that same pink scarf... she has such good taste. ;)

I'm often home alone with all 6 kids.. I feel your pain! And I lol about the "who cares about the mess.. at least they're playing happily!" Oh yes! AMEN!

Laura said...

I hear you about the kids playing well together! Any time they are quiet and getting along is a good time for me regardless of the incredible mess they can make. And, my dad is a CPA, so I totally understand tax season. May it go smoothly for you all!