*We started our Christmas shopping this weekend. It feels good to be organized and on top of things. I'm slightly disappointed that B already knows his "big" gift (a new driver), but he had to try them out and figure out which he wanted. There's no way I could've done that on my own. Our spare room has all the gifts so far, and I have a feeling that will become the designated wrapping room as well.
*I may or may not have a blood blister in places not suitable to mention here. Thank you, my darling little Spencer. Not sure how the heck it will go away since the area is traumatized every few hours, but it's definitely uncomfortable, so I'm hoping it goes away soon! Any one have this happen to them before?
*There is a fire going in our fireplace, and I love it! It was freezing here today, so it's nice to be cozy and warm in the family room.
*This Friday we are hosting all our neighbors for our monthly get together. The host family provides food and everyone brings their own drinks. Instead of doing dinner (which we have learned very few people eat), we're doing 4 different dessert offerings and a salty snack. I'm making salted double chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter crispie bars, individual ramekins of apple crisp, pumpkin fluff, and nuts and bolts (aka homemade chex mix). I'm going to mull some wine too- I love it and it makes the house smell so good.
*Thank you for your comments on the car post. No, there is nothing I'm not sharing here (aka- I'm not pregnant, and esp not with twins!). I'm just the type of girl that once I get a car, I drive it to the ground. I've had my car for almost 8 years, and I know I'll have it for at least two more. So, when I get my next car, it'll be another 10 years before I do this again, and hopefully we'll have a few more kids during that time.
*We brought out the Johnny Jump-Up this weekend for SYT. It's a HIT!!! He loves it! It's so entertaining to see him laugh and giggle and twirl and jump all around in it. I'm so glad we pulled it out- it's going to be used a ton!
*B picked out a few new articles of clothing when we were out and about yesterday. He looked so good in his new pants! His old gray dress pants were way too big (like 20 lbs too big), pleated, and had pilling on them. Seriously, I cringed every time he pulled them out of the closet. When he walked out of the dressing room in the new ones, I was so excited! Seriously, getting him to shop is like pulling teeth, so it was a big day- new pants, new top, new sweater, all of which he picked out!
*I am getting my hair chopped Monday night! Probably 5 or 6 inches cut off, plus highlights. I haven't had my hair cut or colored since June. It is beyond time. My hair is so heavy, and right now it won't do anything! I feel badly as I won't see Spencer at all tomorrow after dropping him off at daycare. B will have to pick him up and do the whole bedtime routine. It's hard to do anything after work b/c I do feel guilty when I'm not home with him, but my hair is disgusting and really, really needs some work. Plus I'm getting the bushes that I call eyebrows waxed too! Here's to a prettier (or at least better groomed) me!
*My little peanut is SIX months old tomorrow!!!! I'll do a whole post with pictures this week, but I just wanted to say that in no way do I feel like I've been doing this for 6 months! I also want to say that I love, love, love being a mom. Even on the worst days in my least patient moments, I just love it!
*Okay, time to iron, take a shower, and head to bed. I'm exhausted! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!
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