We’re already on Week 43.
Andrew and I were just talking last night about how quickly this fall is flying by. It’s just going by crazy, crazy, crazy fast! We’re trying to soak up every minute over here in the Shull house. I’m especially soaking up my time with Smith (just like I did last year with Kensington) because next year, that sweet boy will be in kindergarten too (insert me sobbing here). Sigh. They grow up fast.
Watch out now…I have a lot of bonus pictures today :).
Day 295: Walking to school on this fine, crisp morning, we saw a hot air balloon and of course, she tried running for it.
Cutest thing ever walking to school with me!
(And I use sponge rollers to get her hair curly. Just the old fashioned kind that you sleep in! I put them in when her hair is damp and they dry into cute curls over night.)
After I walked Kensington to school, Smith and I went to the grocery store…he “read” the Archie Comics while I checked out.
Day 296: The after school aftermath. Before everything gets hung all nice and neat on their backdoor hooks…I have to sort, purge, read, sign and repeat. Coffee and candied almonds are required for the job.
After school on this day, we had to run by the grocery store to grab something for a friend…and they both wanted the little carts. I only said “stop bumping your cart into your sister/brother” 7,639 times.
Day 297: It’s Fri-day and we’re in a candy store!! Woohoo!
We have our little Friday night routine down (we call it Shull Family Fun Night!). First, Mexican food, second, ice cream, third, play outside and fourth, get all cleaned up and in our pjs and then watch a movie on our bed.
Day 298: I spent my 33rd birthday with my three very favorite people. To see all of my birthday pics, click here.
Day 299: We went with friends and visited a local retirement home. The kids wore their Halloween costumes, passed out pictures they had colored for the occasion and sang them songs. It was so, so, so sweet!
When we came home, the kids drew out their jack-o-lantern faces and Andrew carved them out…
…I love that Kensington wanted eyelashes and Smith didn’t want a nose :).
Day 300: Kensington didn’t have school on this Monday, so the kids and I had a really full day of fun including seeing The Book of Life in 3D!
Starting our day together…I love having Kensington home for special days like this!
Later that night, Smith begged Andrew to stay up late and watch the Cowboys play on Monday Night Football…and then this was him before the first quarter was even over.
Day 301: Smith saw Boxtrolls with my mom about three weeks ago and ever since, he’s been waiting for me to receive a big box to use to make him a boxtroll…well, today was his lucky day! He was so excited when this big box arrived! I laughed because apparently in the movie, your name is whatever is on the box (like Eggs, Milk, etc)…well, Smith’s name is Pottery Barn ;).
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