Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Things I have been doing instead of blogging

1 - Decorating for Christmas

1 a - Keeping my children away from the Christmas decorations at their every waking moment

*** Related Side Story/Facebook Post***
I walked in on Scarlet saying a prayer and asking Heavenly Father to get down her Cinderella ornament from the top of the tree. She promised to catch it if He decided to help.

So torn between proud (that she turned to prayer in her time of need) or annoyed (as I had just recently denied her access to the ornament). I mean its a little like asking dad after mom says no.... right?

2. Sewing a holiday dance outfit for Scarlet's first dance recital

One of way too many sewing projects this season...
2 a - Keeping Rhode away from the very fun, very puffy tutu
3 - Shelling, sorting and baking 10 gallon size bags of Gridley's finest walnuts. So glad to be done. Dang that was a lot of nuts.
3 a - Eating my weight in tangerines, mandarins, persimmons and pomegranates also from the fair orchards of Gridley... a much more enjoyable task.

4 - Taking a trip all the way to Gridley, CA not only for the fresh produce and family, but to pick up our new ride.

Its a on-the-mission loaner from the Nielsens and we are seriously grateful. Hooray for being a two car family again!

But, as you can see, I did find some time to blog. Of course, to fit in blog time I had to not....

1 - clean my kitchen floor (post pomegranate explosions everywhere)
2 - bathe my kids (they don't smell that bad, right?)
3 - work on the ridiculous amounts of Christmas projects I have somehow decided to fit into the next few weeks.

Oh well! Here's to finding time, making time, and ignoring time altogether.

Happy Holidays!


Peggy Dee said...

That tutu is adorable. Nice work!

Earl Family said...

Thank you for posting. Whenever I have a need a pick-me-up, I read your blog. It just makes me giggle.

I want to be you when I grow up.

Tyler - Danielle - Emree said...

I love the decorating the tutu. Today is my day for ignoring all the things I am suppose to be getting done. Yeah for two cars! Yeah for seeing you guys in two weeks!

Campbell Family said...

I HEAR YOU!!! I swear, sometimes I feel like I'm reading about myself and my own kids on your blog :) LOVE the story about Scarlet's prayer...

Kendall said...

Kacey I have been missing your blog so much! Thank you for finally blogging again. Scarlet's tutu is adorable and I think you hsould probably get to work making me one now... I can't wait to see you for Christmas!

Peggy Dee said...

I bet Shutterfly never had such a great spokesperson! I can't wait...