Friday, November 20, 2009

Update your blog much?

Apparently I don't. Well, it's not for a lack of want-to. Things around our house have been so busy lately I feel like I have barely had time to breath. This post will be a little all over the place, but I hope that it will at least give you an update on what's been going on with us, and what we will be up to in the next week or so.

Since I updated last, Madeline has turned 8 months old. She is very mobile now, and it getting into everything. I hope to have some updated photos of her posted soon. This weekend we are meeting with our favorite photographer Kelly Williams again for Madeline's 8 month pics and also a Christmas picture of our family. We can't wait! We are using the Hambrick Christmas Tree farm as our location, so I think it will be a fun session. I'm sure Kelly will post a few to her site, so I will be sure to post the link to them here when she does.

Emma is doing all she can to try to hold herself together at this point. She loves the holidays, and gets so excited. She has already picked out close to 2,000 items for her Santa list. (ok, that wasn't completely true, but she has picked out so many it feels like 2,000) I really hope that she won't be disappointed this year. Times have been really tough for us this year, and we have lost some of our Christmas funds due to furloughs. Not to mention that with 2 girls now, our Santa funds have to stretch even further. I guess the important thing is that we use this as an opportunity to remind her that Christmas is not all about this gifts. I hope that we can do that, but it's hard for kids to understand sometimes.

I cannot believe that Thanksgiving is next week. Where has the time gone? Ike has all next week off, so I plan to do some major cleaning in the early part of the week. On Wednesday, we will be headed to Destin for Thanksgiving, like we do every year. It will be a great time for us to visit with family, and to finally get a chance to meet my nephew Liam, who was born in September. My sister keeps me updated through her blog, but it will be nice to finally get to hold him.

Every year it seems like our Thanksgiving gets more hectic. This year we will have 5 kids, age 6 and under. Yikes! I'm just glad that I am only responsible for 2 of them. I am excited though. I love Thanksgiving and all the food that goes along with it. I know it's hard to believe that I like food. I mean, you would never be able to tell by looking at my trim, fit, skinny, body. Ha Ha Oh well, I plan to enjoy my Thanksgiving, and worry about the figure later.

As soon as we are back home, I am going to get out the Christmas decorations and decorate the tree. I'm also hoping to finish up my Christmas shopping in the next week or so. I have somehow already managed to get most of my shopping done, and I am so excited to know that I will not be rushing around at the last minute trying to get my gifts done this year. I love it when a plan comes together!

I hope that all of you enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday! Hopefully I will find some time to post an update once we get back, and be able to share some pictures.

No comments:

Post a Comment