Then, this morning, before anyone else was up, my son found the kid scissors and cut out this to tape to his bedroom wall. He was so proud of himself -- it was adorable!
Once everyone was up, it was made-at-school-present time. First I'll let you "awww" at the gift handmade by my daughter.
Now, I'll let you laugh yourself silly over the card she gave me. I laughed out loud as I read it and saw the things she asked her preschool teacher to write in. They must have had a ball putting these together.
Funnier still -- here's what we had for dinner last night.
Hubby's a genius on the bbq, but no, I did NOT eat the whole thing myself.
By my choice, we enjoyed a family breakfast at Starbucks, a shopping trip at Target, and then I accomplished my main goal for today: cleaned out both kids' rooms! I threw away 3 boxes worth of old toys and junk, reorganized, and most importantly, got my daughter's room ready for company. My best friend arrives Thursday!!
The afternoon was topped off with baking a cake with my kids. They wanted "funfetti", which is white cake with colored dots, but I stood my ground for yellow with chocolate frosting. It's taunting me from the kitchen as I type, but we'll first have to enjoy some dinner that I'm trying to decide on now. I confess -- I do love having a day that's all about me!
Lastly, a tribute to another special mom -- mine!
She's a wonderful woman that has always made every effort to make me feel unconditionally loved. No matter what was going on in my life, I always knew that she thought I was special, and that made all the difference in the world when I was struggling to figure out who I was. So far that's the biggest lesson I've carried forward -- making sure my kids know that I always love them, no matter what! Thank you, Mom, for being the loving person you are. I wouldn't be the amazing and confident person I am today if it weren't for you! *yuk yuk* I love you!
Happy Mother's Day!!!