Saturday, December 4, 2010
sweet as a georgia peach.
During their visit we kept busy with shopping for Thanksgiving Day, prepping lots of pies, cake, sides & turkey for our big Thanksgiving dinner, painting, making projects & even braved some of the after Thanksgiving sales at Target on Saturday.
Cassidy showed Gran how to properly make a snow angel in one of the two snow storms, had innumerable tea parties in her play kitchen with Poppy & just ate up the extra attention. Kalea recognized both Gran & Poppy right away & was mostly content to play, snuggle & babble to them all week. Try as we might, however, we couldn't get her to officially start walking yet. She's taken a step toward something quite by accident, but never more than a step & a half before she plops down on her bottom squealing. One of these days though...although I'm not wishing the crawling days away too fast because I know I'll then be chasing after two running girls every day!
What a fun week - can't wait to see them again this summer!
The next few weeks will be a whirlwind of getting ready for Christmas, meeting deadlines at work, laundry, shopping & packing. The girls & I head to Pennsylvania on the 15th to spend the week leading up to Christmas with my family. Michael will join us a few days before Christmas & then we'll all fly back home the day after Christmas. I'm already tired thinking about it!
Hope your holiday preparations are joyful & bright!