Monday, September 26, 2016

Currently 9/26

The last few months I have been doing a "Currently" post.  It is fun for me to think about my week. To open up, and show bits and pieces of my daily thoughts, and life.


Enjoying...Being home and a family movie night!   Even more special I made homemade pizza and let everyone eat in the playroom!!!!!!!!!!!


Decorating...It feels like fall in the midwest, time for fall decorations to come out.  More pictures later this week.


Trip...Headed out of town yet again.  This time with the family.  We headed to North Dakota to meet church family for an amazing day of fellowship!  Of course traffic on the way there but everyone did quite well.  Got to see our neice that got married this summer which is an extra blessing.  Of course my hubby had to pull her into doing a special with him :)  And the kids found these horses where we stayed! 

Looking forward....to just being HOME!  It's been a crazy September and looking forward to a bit of a slower October! 




Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Catching Up!!!!!

Recap for my week!

Whirlwind...
Home for a couple days from a Women's Retreat then head to Salt Lake City for a convention!  It was so much fun to get to know more people, learn, and grow some closer relationships, hear inspiration and uplifting speakers.

What I Wore...My standard outfit for the week! Swing dresses, leggings, denim jackets, headbands, and my green Converse.  

With some added sass!


Planning...Post Convention event with new product.  Birthday party theme.  Yet another weekend trip!  Yes I think I might be a bit crazy.

Maybe life will slow down sometime soon.  Blogging is stuff when you're never home!!!!  When I am home it laundry, errands, cuddles, etc.

-Rachel


Monday, September 5, 2016

Currently 9/6

The last few months I have been doing a "Currently" post.  It is fun for me to think about my week. To open up, and show bits and pieces of my daily thoughts, and life.


Measuring...Each year at the start of school we have been measuring the kids.  YIKES no wonder my grocery bill has gone up!!!!!!!!!  This year Zeke measured at the same height Ezra did at 7 starting 2nd grade (Zeke is 5 starting kindergarten)!



Back to School...This is always a bittersweet time for me.  I'm never ready for the kids to go back.  Plus after just a couple days they seem to grow up yet again!!!!!



Laughing at...Apparently it's been awhile since I've taken the kids through the carwash, great entertainment while waiting for Ezra to be done with piano lessons.  


 Beginning to look a lot like...FALL!!!!  Soon I will be pulling the fall decorations.  



This week starts a crazier then normal weeks for me. 

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Word of the Year: Content Vol 16

Content

adjective  simple definition:  pleased and satisfied, not needing more


Once again time has gotten away from me.  I've been having a hard time sleeping lately and normally it's not cause my brain is going a million miles a minute.  But last night I did some thinking about this blog post to recap my feeling over the summer, do you think I can remember it this morning?  No of course not!

Today I'm home with just one kiddo!  Seems odd, somewhat quieter.  Always amazed at how fast kids grow up in height, age, and maturity!


I wasn't ready for them to go back, just not enough time!  


When I did the board, I didn't think it through too many years ahead.  Brainstorming how to redo it to make it easier to read.

My heart also goes out to the families that didn't get a picture this morning.  Those who weren't home to witness it, kids grown up, lost a child, or haven't been able to bring one into this world!  I'm counting my blessings and praying for others!!!!!


Wednesday, August 31, 2016

What I Wore 8/31

To keep myself accountable to getting dressed as a stay/work at home mom, I join a blog called The Pleated Poppy.  I enjoy watching for what she wears each day  Since Novembers 'No Pants November' with Christina at Our Wood Home, I've pretty much continued to wear skirts/dresses most days. I quickly came to the realization this was going to be a LOT harder then I thought!








Monday, August 29, 2016

Currently 8/29

This week is the last full week before school starts again.  Hate feeling like we need to fit everything in last minute so decided to not do much of that this year.  Hubby has been home last couple days for some eye doctor appointment, Ezra comes home today from PA, normal life stuff.  Thinking I might try to fit in one more fun thing before Open Houses and back to school next week!  

All Together...We are complete again in our house, everyone sure missed him while he was gone for a week!!!



Spontaneous Fun...Took the kids to Mall of America for an afternoon.  They each got to pick out 1 item in any store in a certain price range.  Hannah had the hardest time picking.  Funny thing was, as we were leaving they were talking together and concluded next time they are putting all the money together and buying ride tickets!  I'm MORE then okay with that.



Party Fun...Yesterday we spent the afternoon with good friends of ours for a joint birthday party.  The kids had an ABSOLUTE blast!




Laughing at...Sat down to teach a class only to realize my white board had been taken over!  


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Currently 8/23

This week is the last full week before school starts again.  Hate feeling like we need to fit everything in last minute so decided to not do much of that this year.  Hubby has been home last couple days for some eye doctor appointment, Ezra comes home today from PA, normal life stuff.  Thinking I might try to fit in one more fun thing before Open Houses and back to school next week!  

So thankful for....This guy!  This week he is working on my Suburban instead of doing other projects that he would like to be working on.  He's handy and handsome :)  


Snuggles....After church this little guy was waiting his turn in the bathroom and he curled up on the bed with me.  Trying to soak in as many snuggles as I can get!


Looking forward to...A few things.  My oldest baby comes back home today!  Tomorrow I'm meeting with some ladies from town for supper.  I've missed my group of Mom's Bible Study ladies!  Crazy to think in a couple weeks our studies will start back up again.

Overwhelmed...Summertime has taken a toll on my house.  And September is going to be a crazy traveling schedule for me.  Eventually I will have my house back to more of a normal living space again.  Otherwise right now this sign tells the whole story!


Praying you are making memories this week!  

-Rachel