Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Psalm 127:1

Friday, December 2, 2011

Playing Catch Up.....

Man where did the time go that it's already December! I realized I have been reading everyone else blog but not updating my own. Ha!
So this post is a "catch you up" post.
We were lucky enough that Dan's sister and my niece and nephew got to come up and visit a couple weekends ago. My nephew Nate LOVES firemen and fire engines etc. so we took them to the fire station to visit Dan and go for a ride on the engine.
Even Dan's sister loved it! Riding on that huge truck never gets old!
Morgan and her cousin AJ enjoying the ride
Nate and Ryanne. We had to finally turn Ryanne's head set off because she was talking so loud the poor guy driving the back of the truck was going deaf.
Don't worry Uncle Dan I will help you get the ladder out!
I think I mentioned before that I was in the process of redoing our room; well it is still a work in progress but here are a couple of shots so you can get the idea and see the color.
I am doing a mirror col age on our large empty wall. I am still looking for 2 more mirrors to complete it. Bought a new bookcase at Target.
This corner was empty so for Christmas (yes she already gave it to me) my mom bought us a chair and ottoman at Home Goods for cozy hours of reading and long conversations with my hubby.
I found the little side table at Ross for $15 and the floor lamp at for $39. I love finding stuff cheaper that works.
Oh and the cat is Morgan's but he thinks the chair was bought for him.
Christmas threw up at our house the other day......
Our church does a Thanksgiving out reach every year where families can sign up to provide a complete Thanksgiving meal for a family in our community who is in need. Our church provided over a 100 meals!
We packed them up and met at the church the Saturday before Thanksgiving......
The girls have helped in the past but we have never helped deliver the meals. It was a really good experience for us all. A real eye opener for my girls. Some families allowed us to pray for them while others declined. The girls had happy, helping hearts even in the freezing cold rain that eventually took over the morning.

So much fun stuff going on during the holidays. I'm enjoying being healthy and pain free even in the cold. The girls are excited about shopping for gifts for each other and Dan. We have some fun outings coming up; friends in plays, Morgan's ballet recital, tickets to the Nutcracker etc.
Lots of baking for neighbors, Married Life Ministry Christmas dinner and family to visit with.

Dan is busy getting settled into his new position as Battalion Chief at work and the girls are eagerly awaiting Christmas break so they can sleep in and do NOTHING! Ha! The teacher will enjoy that as well.

I hope this reaches everyone enjoying the Christmas season, loving on their wound up kiddos and taking a few minutes to hang out with their spouse.


BC said...

Fun updates thanks! I like the remodel very classic! The blue is pretty. Glad to hear you are pain free during all the weather changes!! YEAH for good news.

Jessica said...

Love the room re-do! So cute! Yay for good deals!

Also yay for being pain free during weather changes!!!!