I don't know about you, but this week and next week are so insanely busy, it's amazing I even remember my name!
Yesterday for example:
I woke up, got the kids ready,
went to work, worked,
left work before noon to pick up my son from kindergarten,
took him out for lunch and met up with some ladies and their children,
then did some quick errands with my son.
Then I took him to my inlaws house,
played with both my children for a bit,
left, went home, got dressed, wrapped a present, cleaned the house,
went to my husband's office party,
got drunk off one glass of wine,
came home, played with my kids,
wrapped Christmas presents, with my kids - what a disaster!
let them play with bars of soap,
got my son's teacher's present ready,
wrote a card with my son for his teacher,
put my baby to bed,
baked cupcakes with my oldest son (who, by the way, went to bed at 1 a.m. because of a very late afternoon nap!)
THEN... finally... at 1:30 a.m., I fell asleep.
Today I got the kids fed and dressed,
took my baby to the doctor because he has an ear infection,
went to the drugstore to get his medicine,
then went to my son's school for his Christmas advent celebration.
Where I cried and cried, because it was the cutest and most emotional thing I'd ever seen - my little 4 year old, in a Christmas concert, where he was a little sheep!
Then, we had a nice party in his classroom,
where I got to admire his beautiful scrapbook of all the things he's done so far this year. Amazing! And the best present I could get this year? The 2 handmade ornaments he made, and the beautiful Christmas card. I'll cherish those forever!
After that, I took the boys to their grandmother's house for lunch,
then I went shopping, (have to squeeze that in somewhere, and also? 40% off Banana Republic, hello!)
then I came to work, and did a lot of editing.
After work, I'll do some grocery shopping,
after I pick up the kids,
then more present wrapping,
more putting away the bags and bags that are piling up in my car,
or at least feed the kids,
bathe the kids,
get them to bed,
thank the Lord my cleaning lady was over,
put away the piles of laundry she left for me, and then
Tomorrow... I'll do it all again, more or less,
including a haircut and blowdry over the noon hour,
trying to figure out when to get a manicure,
and a partridge in a pear tree.
Saturday night, I will drink lots and lots of wine at a Christmas party, and wake up the next day, bright and early at 6:30 a.m. with my baby. Joy to the World!
Next up... hosting a big party for all my friends the day before Christmas Eve, more holiday baking, and shopping, and, of course, celebrating Christmas with my family!
Phew... can you say... craziness?
P.S. Of course, we also just painted our family room and kitchen area - remind me to post pictures of the new colour soon!
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