So today was supposed to be my Teacher Tuesday Classroom Tours... BUT Dave worked yesterday and by the time he got home I didn't have time to run up to school and grab some pictures, SO I'm bumping the link up to Thursday. If you blogged about your classroom today, come back on Thursday to add your link and if you forgot about the link up, now you have time to get your act together ;)
Our weekend started on Friday with our first pep rally of the school year. I sported my blue and gold and the boys were so excited to get to watch with their friends.
LOVED this picture from the school website... Luke is back there somewhere, but I did mange to spot my little pre-k'er on the front row with his friends :)
Their first fight song!!! :) After school I asked him how his day was and he told me all about the "pepper rally", oh wait, "pepperoni"! hahaha He loved that he knew several of the kids participating (cheerleaders and members of the sports teams that were being announced) and said he screamed really really loud. I don't doubt it!
Friday night Mason CRASHED when we got home which gave me a few minutes to try Griffin's leotard on her for dance class in the morning. She clearly hated it :) Also.... I feel like she's already starting to lose some of her "baby chub" which makes me so sad! I'm making a point to squeeze her chunky little thighs while I still can.
Saturday morning we got to dance class a few minutes early and she had a chance to watch the big girls rehearsed. She was mesmerized!
My sweet little ballerina :)
After dance she and I hit up the grocery store, pink balloon in tow.
Nothing makes me happier than a full bag of washed grapes perfect for snacking.
Mason and I are grape OBSESSED!
We spent the rest of the afternoon pretty much just running amok and making messes.
In case you ever thought I have it "all together" please see the picture below. Luke has his shirt on backwards, Griffin has torn apart a magazine (it was a junk mail one that I knew she was destroying... it was a solid 5 minutes of toddler entertainment and when she was done tearing it up we played trash man and she cleaned it up! win! win!), she's dressed like an octopus and they're wrestling. #sigh
He can't stand being left out of ANYTHING, so he had to try on the pink octopus costume too. He wore it WAY longer than I thought he would. hahaha
Sunday morning we went to church and then came home for an afternoon of Lego building and puppy kisses.
After nap time Griffin helped me make brownies and then do the dishes...
And the boys hung out at Gibi and Haha's house washing cars and getting hair cuts.
Now that's service! hahaha
I'm telling you, the love between these two is STRONG!!! I can't tell whether he really likes her or if he just follows her around for crumbs :) But either way, it's cute!
We gave Griffin this cute flower garden set for her birthday and she really wasn't super interested in it, but this weekend she was ALL ABOUT the flowers!
After I put Griffin to bed I gave the boys some time on their Kindles while I cleaned up the kitchen and put in some laundry. They play Minecraft together and earlier in the weekend Luke informed me that he and Mason were "great friends on Minecraft". I asked them if they were great friends in real life and Mason replied with, "not so much". hahaha I love seeing their friendship develop as Mason grows out of the toddler stage. Brothers are the best!
I browsed Zulily and got suckered into some cute Christmas pillows... because I can't get enough :) I'm not ready for Christmas to be here yet, but I'm ready to stockpile decor. hahaha
Dave had to work all day on Monday, so my mom came with me and the kids to the Perot Museum. We divided and conquered in the kids area and I was on GG duty :) That girl moves FAST! hahaha
Fruit snack break.
After riding the escalator up to the fourth floor we stopped for a picture and at first I was bummed I only got one out of three... and then I saw that they were all waving and I about died I was laughing so hard. I'm a notoriously awkward waver and this picture is one of my favorites EVER!
The boys "flew" in the bird simulator and we had a blast on the engineering and technology floor.
But we ended the trip with their favorite part... running through the water :)
I've smartened up over the years and now I pack extra clothes so they have the freedom to splash, run, roll, etc. without my worrying about them riding home all wet. They take full advantage :)
It was a fun morning and a great way to spend our Labor Day.
The rest of the afternoon I graded papers, the kids took naps and we enjoyed some family game time. This week we have soccer practice, Wednesday night church, a scarf exchange, birthday party, soccer game, etc., etc., etc. It's going to be a wild one, but we're looking forward to it!
Tomorrow I have a VERY special update for you! I can't WAIT for this guest post :)
Happy Tuesday, Friends!!!
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