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Monday, November 29, 2010

Monday Meanderings - Nov. 29

I'm so excited about so many things this week I can hardly focus to write a complete sentence!!  
1. My sister-in-law is having her baby this week, one way or another, making me a first-time auntie!!  Holly will be induced Wednesday if baby doesn't come on her own before then, which we are praying she does!
2. With Claire's birth comes me doing newborn pics soon after!  I'm super nervous!   I usually do pictures paparazzi style but this time I'll be directing the show--yikes!
3. The winners of my giveaway will be announced on Friday!  If you haven't checked it out already, go participate!
4.  It's officially Christmas season!  I can hardly wait to get out all the decorations, Christmas books, music, etc!!

So I've basically just spilled all the beans for my "FUN Things" section already, but whatever, doesn't matter!  Here's the week...

Memory Verse... Romans 13:14
"Clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature."

Husband Encouragement... 
♥ Be his helper.
♥ Bake something yummy.
♥ Keep the house in order (going to be hard, we kind of have a lot of things going on right now)
♥ Be careful not to nag on him.

Train Them Up... 
* Love on Eli.  Spend some one on one time with him.
* Work on potty training with Hannah.
* Schedule shifting with Carter??
* Say Yes more.  Work on being a fun mom this week.
* Create Jesse Tree Christmas Countdown.  I've got a new idea brewing  for this year but I've got to get it going NOW already, seeing as it was supposed to start yesterday!

Personal Goals... 
* Look through a bunch of newborn photography for pose ideas.

New Habit of the Month... {DECEMBER}
Off the computer during kids' awake times.

MUST Do...
* Get family picture or something for Christmas cards ready, maybe after we get the tree up?
* Start thinking about MOPS lesson plans for our December meeting.
* Help Kevin any way I can so we can get our heat on, some of our doors sealed up, the AC units out, and any outdoor stuff put away.  True winter could strike at any moment now!
* Second-coat the upstairs bathroom.
* Mail out.

Zone... all over.  especially if we're getting Christmas decs out, the house will get flipped upside down temporarily.

Menu - TBD

FUN Things
* Christmas decorations up today and tomorrow.
* Holly's having her baby this week!!!
* Play date Thursday morning.  =)

3 things I'm thankful for today... 
1. A really great weekend with the family and some extra time to spend with Carri and Lucas (Kevin's sister and her husband) on Saturday night.
2. The house didn't burn down while we were gone.  Kevin hooked up a new propane heater in the basement, and then we left, so I was a little worried about how the thing works.  So relieved it appears to be A-ok!
3.  Kevin's days off until Thursday!

Alrighty, there we have it!  Want to join in with your weekly plans??  Read the guidelines (aka, copy and paste the format) then come back and link up below!  Blessings on your week!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh, I am SO excited for your family!!!! And, you know that I LOVE the name they have chosen!! She will be a sweetie if her name is Claire! lol

Have a great week! We will be praying for Holly and baby Claire!!

Love you!!