Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thursday, November 26

Happy Thanksgiving!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(by the way - this was the art work project that Brenna was working on the day she painted her hands)

Hello All!!!

Hope all is well out there and Happy Thanksgiving!

The weather here has been nice the last couple days so Brenna and I have been trying to enjoy it. We took Justice for a walk yesterday (I forgot that the Chicken and Fries truck was out on Wednesday and we went right past it - lucky for me it wasn't close to a meal time :-) (this is like Brenna's McDonald's over here - I must try to get a picture sometime this spring!). Brenna fell asleep on the walk, so I ended up taking a longer route - we (that would be Justice and me) walked for about 1 hour and 20 minutes. He loved it - as for me, I'm tired today!

I have been working on one of Brenna's Christmas gifts for the last few days. What started off as a simple project has became much more complex - (especially since there is quilting involved!) - but I'm sure Brenna will love that it has the alphabet and snails on it (and of course the color pink!). What is this project you might ask - it is a laundry bag/toy bag - hopefully it will turn out cute (with the fabric I picked, I don't think I can go wrong!). I will try to wait and post pictures next weekend of the bag, that is when we are going to celebrate Christmas as our own small little family (how lucky is Brenna to have Santa visit her at the beginning of December instead of the end!). (Of course that means that I need to finish the bag next week too, lol!).

Brenna and I have also painted the last couple days - we used her squeeze pen paints yesterday and our glitter glue and metallic pens. She loves the stuff she can do by herself more than with help. She is getting very independant with everything which is very hard for mom most days (I think I have control issues, lol!). She is a really good helper though and her memory amazes me! They had a used toy and book sale today for the kindergarten so I collected some new books and games for Brenna - going to wrap these up for Christmas too!
I bought a very small Christmas tree today (hah, I don't know that you can call it a Christmas tree - more like a baby Christmas bush!) - I think it is about 6 or 7 inches tall - but good size for our apartment. Our landlord offered to get us a tree from the Black Forest (how cool is that!) - but with only another week left and the big dog, Dustin graciously declined.
We are busy getting ready for our weekend travel - Prague tomorrow and Saturday (morning) and then to Dresden on Sunday. I know it will all go by very quickly (although we may not think so when we are sitting in the car!). Hopefully our weather will be nice, but I'm sure my rain coat will look good in pictures anyways, lol!
Well, that is it for today! Take Care and Happy Turkey Day!


mikaysmom said...

I love the turkeys!