I really wish I was a great blogger. I just…..don’t always have time. I’m like that great girlfriend that you have that you could talk for days with…but you just NEVER get the time.
(In all honesty…I have been writing this blog since Thursday night…and its Saturday morning…geez)
I wish you could see my “list” of blogging topics. I just have to stop “making memories” to be able to blog about them….
and let’s be honest…that’s NOT going to happen so….
I appreciate your patience!!!
These past few weeks/months have flown by….so here’s a quick look at a couple of the things that are going on here at Camp Crazy:
- My family is obsessed with the movie Frozen.
In this picture, Mini Me was playing the scene where “Anna” was cold and walking through the snow to find her sister. I mean…she knows the movie so well…just come by and she will descibe every scene. Often times…she plays both characters dialoguing. haha.
I have broken up countless arguments because “You can’t sing Anna’s part, I’m Anna” or “she’s Anna not Elsa this time”. I can’t begin to express how “taken” my kids are with this movie. Even Miss Missy was found belting “Let it Go” through the aisles at IKEA.
2.) Another rockin’ Mother’s Day for this momma……I usually dedicate a whole blog to this but this year…I’m going to keep it simple. I was thoroughly spoiled.
First I got to sleep in. Did you see that? I got to sleeeeeeep in. It makes me giddy like I’m an 8 yr old going to a sleepover. Secondly, I got a long, uninterrupted shower. Repeat……uninterrupted.
My husband has really learned me. I tell you…it’s a beautiful thing. The hubs booked me a Mother’s Day brunch that started at 3pm. 3 pm!!!! That means…sleeping in. No rush to dress littles early in the morning. No starving kiddies. Let’s get into the brunch later…….this was breakfast:
I mean….my cup runneth over. Look at this crew, my heart really is so full. Everyone was excited to dress their best and head out for a fun brunch. The three oldest were getting their first “buffet” experience where they got to take care of themselves. So….after 4 years of doing buffets with babies, and toddlers….this was my best experience ….a super fancy buffet but in a loud kid-friendly environment. No shushing kids. Just eating…and laughing.
3.) We raised butterflies!!! DDD has been taking a biology class through our local co-op. His teacher suggested that we purchase a butterfly kit from InsectLore so we could see the butterfly process at home. It was a fantastic experience for the whole family.
Here are our little guys. The kit arrived with five little caterpillers. Within days of arriving, the caterpillars crawled to the top of their little cup and got in their “J” formation to form these chrysalis. We then removed the paper from the top of the cup to the large butterfly cage the kit provided.
4.) We went rock climbing!!!
I have to admit I was a bit nervous about this. I had just recently started to work out and wasn’t sure if I would have the stamina to do something like this but I wanted to show the children what it means to challenge ourselves.
It was so cute hearing their little voices, “Go, mom! You got this! You are doing great!”
And they were soooo right. I dominated that wall……and it dominated me the next day.
The fashionista was fearless. We never saw her on the ground. She loved this!!
5.) Time to prep our gardens!!!!
Seriously….one of my favorite hobbies. I recently fell in love with gardening a few years ago. Since building my first vegetable garden a few years ago, we have branched out to three box gardens. We plant tomatoes, peppers, squash, zucchini, green onions, and cucumbers. It’s such a blessing to eat the food that you grow. The children also love to take turns picking stuff for dinner.
Last year we planted strawberries.
We are hoping to get the rest of our vegetable plants in their boxes this weekend as well as tackle some outdoor projects.
Hope the weather holds up for it.
6.) Bring on the Spring weather….and find me a park!!! Huge fan of watching the kiddos literally exhaust themselves at the park on a spring afternoon. I st ill enjoy a good push on a swing or going down the slide with my toddler. I love hearing “mom….watch me!” “mom….look how high I am!” Then carrying the little kids into the house to finish their nap that began in the van on the way home. Gotta love some “selfie” fun!
7.) Baseball is in full effect!!!
Unless its pouring raining, this kid never wants to miss a game. He might need to be reminded that he needs his bat….a mitt….his hat…..his cleats…..but otherwise….he’s out the door!
For his sisters, they love to scream his name as he’s up to bat. His little sister can be found banging along the bleachers and picking flowers.
So…that was 7 quick takes on our life up to now……
Thanks for stopping by to check out how our little family is doing.
Stay tuned for more blogs……
DDD’s first communion
Sweet Pea’s Skating Party
Our Spring garden!!!