So here's the thing...we've been home for a couple of weeks, and I've been really bad about updating the blog. I'm not even going to try and pretend by back-dating a bunch of posts, I'm just going to try and bring you up to speed.
So when I last wrote, Ellie was running a high fever. Thankfully Kenny was able to stay home with her, and after a couple days she was feeling much better and was anxious to get back to school. She was definitely missed by some of her little friends - love that she's making some good connections and I'm very happy that she's healthy again.
Graham was also ready to head back to school. He has started participating in the after school math club again, and started practice and games for the extended basketball season.
We couldn't get enough kids together on our team to extend the season with the coach we had, so we ended up joining a team from St. Paul Elementary that was having trouble getting a whole team together. The coach has a different style than our previous coach, but I do think that Graham is learning a lot, and he's having a good time.
I give you more glimpses of our last two weeks....
I love this picture I took of Kenny and Faith looking at the Instagram poster I made last December. They were commenting that they see something new every time they look at it :) I haven't made one yet reviewing this last year, but this definitely makes me want to get right on that!
G and I had fun dressing up his Build-a-Bear dog, Frank, in the new Packer gear we got him at the Mall of America. No need to talk about the game today....so bummed that the Packers won't be moving on to the Super Bowl.
The kids were bummed that we didn't buy popcorn at school on Friday - that was easily fixed by popping our own popcorn and then watching a couple shows before bed. Loved watching them get excited about the popcorn popping, and remembered doing the same (though not in front of a microwave!) when I was their age.
We had a birthday dinner with Faith this past week....can't believe she's 17!
We also got a box in the mail from Nana on Thursday night....
On Friday I attended a great assembly at the middle school that focused on bullying - such a great storyteller...
Ran a couple errands this weekend and was excited to see gas just under $2 - makes a big difference in the budget :)
We also enjoyed another of Graham's basketball games....
Which brings us to today. As I type, we're sitting in a very cozy and warm living room, with a fire going. We went for a walk earlier, but are definitely settled in now to watch some of our favorite Sunday night shows. Neither one of us have to work tomorrow, so that's making Sunday night even that much sweeter.