My instagram pics from the last couple of weeks. I am roddfam5 if you want to follow.
I just realized that you can upload your instagrams straight to flickr. Such a time saver, however the pics are kind of huge. I may have to adjust the size in flickr before I transfer them to the blog but I am not re-doing it for this week. SO here are some LARGE pics of my week. :)
Love this kid so much.
This is a day when these two crazies were avoiding nap time. They know if they get me laughing I may cave.
My sweet sister Molly brought me a coffee one day and Eli insisted on trying it. I gave him some and it was comical. He immediately tried to wipe off his tongue with his sleeve. He was not a fan of the good ole pumpkin spice latte. Not sure I can claim him.
Errands with my 3 crazies!
Making homemade granola bars from Skinny Taste. Yum.
A pile of books, a bed and Addie. Loved it.
Found this treasure at the thrift store. All 3 of the kids LOVE sitting in it.
I try and get the kids out even when it "feels like 25 degrees" because they HAVE to get that energy out somehow and we all need the fresh air.
Alex made a picture on Nick Jr and wanted me to send it to a girl. I did and her Mom texted me back to tell me how much she liked it. He was very happy. Oy.
Thanksgiving Parade with the family.
Jared and I at the parade.
The stockings are hung. Alex checks them regularly to see if they have been filled.
My kids have the best oral hygiene AFTER bed time. "Mom you forgot to brush our teeth". Ugh. "Mom will you fossil us." Aka "floss".
Addie painting for the first time. Had a little taste test, yum.
Nice long weekend gave us time to relax by the fire and play a game after the kids were in bed. :)
I took a walk on thanksgiving day and couldn't get over how beautiful our weather was. Very happy.
The tree. We picked it up the day after Thanksgiving. We actually got a great deal because it was Black Friday. It was the only shopping we did that day.
Made a lattice pie crust for the first time. I felt accomplished. :)
Read this, this week. I liked the reminder. I am naturally a pretty sensitive person. I often try and hold that back. It is hard to stay tenderhearted but that's what God wants from us. Tenderhearted and open to his words and will.
We also looked at Christmas lights and THIS is what Alex wants us to do next year. Uh. We need to up our game apparently. Just to be clear, this will NOT be happening. #MommyandDaddyareBoring We like white lights but don't plan to do too many of them. Of course Jared told him the classic "Dad" line: "When you get older and buy a house you can put up all of those lights." Ha, ha. We are getting so old. :)
So that is my last couple of weeks in a nutshell minus all of the crazy realities of life that we tend to avoid here on the internet. :) Ha!