Alright come on in Ladies and sit with me5:39 AM
You might want to grab a cup of coffee and one of my freshly baked gingersnap cookies, which are fabulous by the way.
Remember how I was telling you yesterday wasn't too cold and there was no ice on my windshield??? Yeah well, that was yesterday, today is a toooootally different story.
So come on inside and sit with me a while, I have pictures to share, some will make you hungry and others will make you want to bring out the sewing machine, I mean, you just HAVE to make these cute tooth fairy pillows for your kids or grand kids, they're so easy and just adorable.
But before I start showing you pictures, I want to say "HI HONEY, I MISS YOU!!! See hubby reads the blog everyday and he's going to be home tomorrow, a day earlier....YIPPEE!!!
So first thing I want to do is point you in the direction of this great site called Thrifty Mommy and to the fact that I got a mention, I'm thrilled. It's always great when someone mentions me in their blog, makes me feel that at least someone out there is enjoying it :)
So go on over and say hi to Karen, she also talks about 5 Minutes for Mom and Holly's Corner.
Alright now that I got that out of the way, here's the first pictures, and I hope you're hungry, because if you're not, believe me, YOU.WILL.BE!!!!
Remember the Grandma's Gingersnap Cookies recipe that I shared with you on my food blog yesterday??? Well I made them yesterday afternoon and OH.GOOD.GRAVY....they are soooo good and they're chewy which I just love. So here they are in all their goodness and delicious glory!
And then just because I can, and because they weren't sweet enough (I'm bad) I slathered some Vanilla Frosting in between some. How GOOD does that look????
Yesterday morning I had told you all that I was going to make some Tooth Fairy Pillows, it only took me an hour to make both, and Jasmine's is finished, all that is left on Nicholas is to sew his name on it. But that will be done this morning and it won't take me but a few minutes. You want to see what they look like??
If any of you are interested in making them, let me know and I'll point you to the pattern and instructions.
One thing I absolutely love is kids art, and I just have a blast looking at the pictures that Jasmine draws. She is one of those kids that given some paper and crayons, will sit on the kitchen table for hours, just drawing and making "books" and coming up with stories etc. She has a very vivid imagination. So I am going to share with you a picture she made for school, the minute I saw it I just started laughing.
The Teacher gave them a paper with words on, and then they had to come up with their own sentences and draw a picture to match, take a look:
I am just digging hubby's cowboy boots LOL When I started laughing she said to me "you know, those were SO hard to make" LOL
On another sheet of paper they were told to record acts of kindness. Now remember these are second graders so obviously they don't know how to spell that well yet, which I always enjoy reading because they spell as they say the word. Or so I think...take a look at this and see if you find the error: Jasmine had a good laugh with this one and she told me she can't believe she wrote that LOL (and yes I have her permission to post these, so I'm not embarrassing my child unnecessarily)
I also help him when he can not get his "shirt" on. LOL
Well anyway, we always have a good laugh, she's a great sport about it and she doesn't get upset or embarassed, she just laughs it off and asks me how to spell it right. What a sweet girl I have :)
I'm so thrilled that it's friday, you have NO idea. Here I was thinking hubby was going to be home on sunday but then he called yesterday and said it's tomorrow....the kids are thrilled, I'm thrilled, even the dogs are thrilled. Did you know that dogs can see photographs and understand what's on them??? I never knew they could, but yesterday I took this picture of Curt, it's a big one of his, and I put it on my face (yeah the things I do when I'm bored lol), and then walked up to Lola and she freaked out. LOL
She was so excited to see daddy's face, she sniffed at it and that tail was going super fast...guess I learn new things every day.
I've gotta get this house in shape today, got a bunch more laundry to do and mopping and sweeping and all that fun stuff. Well now it's fun, but when I first got married, I really disliked it, I felt like it was a chore, hard work, when I would rather be sitting around doing nothing. Yeah, the days of being spoiled ended when I decided to play "grown up" and get married and become a mom.
Then I slowly started thinking of it as something I like, a way to contribute to the family, to take care of them. The minute my view on it changed, I found that I no longer resented having to do things like dishes, laundry, cooking (well that was never hard for me, I love it)....so now I just think "what can I do to make this a better home for my family?" and that is when I start sewing or baking, adding more decorations to rooms, or special touches that will make my family WANT to come home at the end of a busy day. It's great!!!
Anyway, I have to get the kids up and ready for school. Thanks for sitting with me today and just listening to me babble on and on :) I did give you coffee and some yummy cookies though, that should count for something LOL
Have a wonderful friday!!!
It's friday which means Pizza Night. The kids and I will be making pizza for dinner, using my Quick and Easy Pizza dough, it's wonderful and so fluffy.
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Sweeping and Mopping
Cleaning Living Room
Cleaning Downstairs Bathroom
Finishing Nicholas' Tooth Fairy Pillow