1. While Will and Hallie were at school on Friday, Grandma and I built and stained a console table for my living room. We let Lily help us stain, which in hindsight was a bad idea because stain comes off little girl skin about as easily as permanent marker comes off walls…not well.
2. I cleaned the stain off my own hands, arms, and legs (Lily managed to stain skin other than her own) just in time to attend the kindergarten Spa Day for Mothers. Hallie gave me a back rub, painted my fingernails and toenails, slathered every inch of my visible skin with lotion, styled my hair, and applied multiple layers of make-up to my face. I looked bee-ee-u-tiful.
3. My sister, Sara, turned 30-something years old on Tuesday. Because we
And then I forgot to send Sara's birthday present home with Lily. Sister of the year I'm not.
4. On Saturday afternoon, Grandma and Lily came with Hallie and me to Hallie's dance recital dress rehearsal. To make the outing even more fun, as I prepped Hallie, Grandma and I also prepped Lily. From top to bottom, Lily looked the part of a little dancer in Hallie's recital - she even wore Hallie's costume from last year's recital. They were too cute for words.
|Reunited and it feels so good.|
(Both were upset with Sara and me for not
putting them in matching capri leggings.)
|Pink and white striped dresses for climbing trees.|
|They have to match, even when they sleep.|
(Their styles of going to bed - as in, they don't - match too.)
|Super hero girls!|
|A quick stop so Lily could meet Buccee for the first time.|
|Saying goodbye after Muffins with Mom/Donuts with Dad |
at school on Monday morning. Lily cried through the farewell.
Happy Friday, friends!
Linking up with High Five for Friday!