Oh, hey- remember Halloween? Like a hundred days ago? Well, it was actually an extremely eventful weekend. My mother came to town and we had a blast. If you'd like to read all about it (something I would highly recommend), you can do so here at my mother's blog. She wrote about our fun festivities using many beautiful pictures and some very lovely commentary. In the meantime, here's the one picture I actually took, that weekend:
Next, a sneak peak at what we've been doing to our house. Since we (a) are not currently living in the 1970's and (b) do not live in the hull of a ship in the middle of the ocean, we don't really need ugly faux wood paneling for the walls. Quick-fix solution: painting. Hopefully I will eventually get around to posting a picture of the before and after. No promises, though.
And lastly, tonight we went to a birthday party for our friend's little girl. Being so close to Christmas, they decided they'd invite Santa over. Kennedy couldn't believe that he would take time from his busy schedule to come to Sasha's birthday party. But he did.
Here she is waiting for Santa to park his sleigh... (you can't fake this kind of excitement, people.)
She climbed right up there on his lap and told him what she wanted. "Smencils" and "The Sword and the Stone" (movie). Santa has it pretty dang easy this year.
All Justin wanted for Christmas was to sit on Santa's lap. Wish granted.
The man in the suit was our good friend, who Kennedy just adores. Luckily she didn't figure out that it was him. She said "Mom, I can't believe that Santa is REALLY here!!"
...And now I feel like a total schmuck for lying to my child. Who started this stupid tradition of lying to our kids, anyway?