........ since ..... I last wrote! For the first time in what seems to be a LONG while, we have had a week with more than one day at home. (And the best part about it is NO ONE was sick!) It has been nice to get our house back to "normal," after a very busy holiday season! So in our time at home....Bekah enjoyed several hours of playtime on her new swing set and for now is more than willing to push Anna on her swing. (Much to my delight.) Bekah can never be accused of being short on imagination and the " toy of the week" has been the ottoman in my bedroom. She has used it as a kitchen, a picnic table, a school desk, and on Thursday night she decided to use it as a bed. She was playing and actually fell asleep. :) Here she is out like a light. So sweet.
Anna is practically running now and keeping up with her seems to be my main source of exercise. It seems like she gets faster by the day. She is becoming more and more definite about her opinions and has taken to pointing and grunting in order to get whatever she so desires. She is a persistent little thing. It always amazes me how babies can so CLEARLY communicate without saying a word.
Here she is feeding our already "puffy" dachshund more snacks....
Another fun thing this week is I have had some time to revisit a fond memory from my past. One of my FAVORITE series of all time would have to be the Anne of Green Gables series (both in book and in film). With some Christmas money I was able to purchase the "trilogy" of "Anne" films and as another Christmas gift my wonderful husband purchased the "Tales from Avonlea" series. (which was delivered this week) . I called Josh when the package arrived and told him that I felt like I was holding the missing treasure. ;)
You see.... when I was a little girl we did not have cable and this series was only on the Disney Channel. My Grandpa Bill would record (on VHS) each episode and bring the videos up from San Diego for us to watch.... so we had to wait between visits to see new episodes. So this series is not only something I remember watching but also a fun treat from my grandparents and more than anything it reminds me of them.
I have thoroughly enjoyed re-viewing something I haven't seen ,probably, in at least 15 years.
So all that being said. We enjoyed a fun week. The best part has been the just - being- home- part. It has been nice to regroup. The chaotic/ busy times in life make me adore the peaceful days of routine and love the special little things that give me cause to reminisce.
Here's to more days of just being home. :)