Thursday, July 14, 2011

Day 194 - Buying Happiness & Pixie Dust...

We finished up Day 4 of VBS today. I am loving the precious time I have been able to spend with the {very} energetic kindergartners this week, but I can't say I am sad tomorrow is our last day :o) And as much fun as my kids are having this week, I know they will also be relieved to have some down time next week.

When we got home this afternoon, I found this on my doorstep...


I know they say money can't buy happiness, but this is one instance that I would have to disagree...


That, my friends, is happiness in a box. Ha!

If you don't have little girls, I don't think you will ever be able to appreciate the goodness of MJ. I just LOVE {LOVE, LOVE, LOVE} the designs, the fabrics {oooooo, the fabric is just SO soft!}, the colors and the variety! I LOVE that it is cute, but not matchy, matchy. It has a definite "funky" vibe going on.

However, on the other hand, there is the price...which isn't so sweet, and nice and wonderful...unless they are having their annual HUGE SALE!!! Whoo hoo! I got word of the annual sale {which I missed last!} last Thursday while I was working MDO at church. I knew the selection would be pretty limited by the time I got home from work so I took a big leap of faith and called hubby at work and did my best to explain the importance and significance of the sale :o) Luckily, it didn't take too much convincing, in fact I think I had him and "60% off." Ha!

Have I mentioned lately how incredibly great my hubby is? Well, he is...and not just because he placed TWO orders for me last Thursday morning...ha! He picked out 4 dresses, 2 pairs of pants, 1 shirt and 1 skirt....all by himself and I think he did a great job!! Yay!


The pants are in a separate order and I can't wait to see them...hopefully tomorrow!!!

Tonight when I went to put the girls to bed, I found this on their door...


And this sitting on the floor beside their bunkbeds (made out of the Matilda Jane box)...


Can I just tell you how incredibly blessed I am to have a girl going into second grade that totally and completely believes Tinkerbell will visit her tonight?

I am sure Tinkerbell will be very impressed with the awesome house complete with comfy sofa, "ride" and clothes Sunshine set out for her :o)

I just LOVE the letter she wrote...

"Dear Tinkerbell,
I am one of your biggest fans. You have always been my favorite fairy in the world. I love you! My wishes are that I could stay with you forever and also my friend Annie West could come to Pixie Hollow with you. We have been planning it all day long. I do not want to go without Annie West. If you cannot take us, please leave a note and some pixie dust. I really want to go.
Love, Hillary Ashton
{This is my favorite part!} Also, take my sis, she is right under my bed (they have bunkbeds).
P.S. I go by both names at the bottom (haha!)."

I may like the contents of the box now even more now than when it arrived earlier this afternoon :o)


Lisa said...

Priceless little note! And way to go, Neil! That's some great shopping!

Heather M. said...

LOL! I am TOTALLY addicted to Matilda Jane! I bought C the Sally Lap dress last week. All of their stuff is so cute on!