Thursday, December 1, 2011

It’s the “little things in life”…

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday!  I know I did!  It was busy from Wednesday night until Sunday at noon!

I didn’t go shopping.  I leave that to all the crazy people, including my children.

Papa and I just hung out and enjoyed “the little things in life”

Taking 5 grandies to the movies.  All of them with popcorn, candy and slushy in their little laps watching the “Muppets”.

Having pizza and hot dogs at Costco after the movie….(much cheaper than McDonalds).

Going to the park and riding the carousel (several times) and then letting them get soaking wet.  Thank goodness the weather was warm!  Even though the water was cold!


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Striping them down and piling them in the car to take them home, get dry clothes on them and feed them again.

Going for a walk in “the wash” (they love it, it is where we tell them dinosaurs and wild animals hang out, it is a dirt road behind the houses in a river bed) making sure they get plenty wore out.



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Getting them home again, bathed and on the floor watching a movie.

Papa and I  laughed about the day we had and totally know why we had children in our 20’s.



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That was only on Black Friday!




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Owen and Lauren were exhausted and once the tv was shut off, so did they!


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It’s all about the

“little things in life”

that brings me so much happiness.


I have no idea what I did with Thanksgiving dinner pictures, but I did take a few of the feast…believe me…we had an abundance.

It was busy, crazy, and so much fun to have everyone around.

This may not be EXACTLY our feast, but it was pretty close! That’s me right in the middle of things and Papa right behind me, I think all the kids are out playing in the dirt.

For this I am grateful…for this I am blessed!

Let the Christmas hoop-la begin!