Saturday, February 15, 2014

Valentine Week

As far as a stay at home mom goes, this week has been kind of busy.  I had a couple appointments, my two CBS days, and did a few things to prep for Cooper's Valentine party at school.  I had just gotten out of a dentist appointment and picked up donations at the school for treat bags when Tracey texted me asking if we wanted to meet her and Mags at Chick-fil-A.  That was a no brainer.  And Tracey, your hair is getting so long again.

These two littles are too adorable.  And maybe a little rotten too.

 After lunch we headed to Meijer and of course no trip is complete without a ride on Sandy.

Cooper had basketball practice Wednesday night, I talked Steve into taking both boys so I could make red velvet cake balls for Cooper's teacher and the CBS children's helper.  He texted me this, they both love their time alone with daddy.

Speaking of CBS, it was time to turn in my re-commitment letter for leadership.  Sadly, Cameron's preschool schedule conflicts with leadership and there just isn't a way around it.  I have been struggling with the decision to come back at all, even just as a student.  Selfishly I really want those 2 mornings a week to myself.  Then comes this past Thursday when they revealed what we would be studying next year.  I have always wanted to do a study on Revelation.  Guess what we are doing?  Revelation!  Along with Daniel.  God made it loud and clear on that one.  Looks like I'll be back.

Back to our week.  This was the loot I picked up from school for the treat bags,

And this is 26 bags filled with the goodies for the party that almost didn't happen.

Let's talk about Friday morning and the impending snow storm.  I got to the Y at 5:30 to run and found out JCPS was out.  Started body pump at 6:00 and found out we were getting out 2 hours early, the same time as the party.  Then at 6:20 the text came through that our party had been moved to 10:00.  That meant I needed to be ready for the party when I left to take Cooper to school.  Which meant I had to high tail it out of there so I could get home and shower before Steve left at 7:15.  Also, had to call my in-laws to see if they could still watch Cameron at the new time.  It was a mad rush but I made it and the party was a success.

The bad part of being a room mom is that I don't get a lot of pictures.  We did a mosaic craft with a baby food jar and tissue paper. a coloring sheet, a heart magnet craft with foam stickers, and a relay game.  We also had fruit, cupcakes, and cookies.  

The magnet craft was done with leftovers from a Wee Ones party, I thought I was safe on that one, should have known at least one of the 10 kids from Wee Ones would point that out.

School started at 9, party was from 10-11, and we still got to take them home without a tardy.  And it was all counted as a full school day so that June 10th is still in tact.  Yippee!!

We celebrated as a family Friday night with a heart shaped pizza from Papa Murphy's and a I pulled out my Pinterest skills and made a heart shaped cake.

My dad got the boys a battery operated car they can drive around.  Steve put it together a few weeks ago but it hasn't been warm enough or dry enough to get it out.  We finally had enough today, doesn't everyone get out in 25 degree snow covered roads in one of these?

One last thing, I'm gonna try something. I drank my last Diet Coke today. Wish me luck!


Tracey said...

We had fun meeting you guys for lunch! And yeah, guess I need a trim! ;)
That car is awesome! Levi would die...
This weather is crazy dumb.

Susie said...

Enjoyed the Valentine Party!! Yes I hope Ellie gets in the same class as Cooper next year. When she is in the car waiting to go she is looking around to see if Cooper or Luke is around. What a cute car for the boys.

Beth, Joshua, Isabella, McKinley and AnnaKate said...

and I saw you too :-) in a mad flurry at school - haha

Good luck on the Diet Coke. I think I'm on month 7 now...

ginmommy said...

I drank Diet Coke everyday and I'm almost six months without. You can do it.