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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Simple Little Things That Bring Me Joy.

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1. First snow.

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Do you love his hat and mittens? We scored those at the local craft fair this past weekend. I also get asked a lot about his jacket, I actually bought it a couple years ago from MiniBoden.


2. Christmas tree day is approaching.
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Last year, a new tradition was born. I loved having a real Christmas tree and can't imagine going back to the fake one where I had to fluff up the branches on a near daily basis. I'm thrilled to be working with B & J Trees again this year so our family will be there Friday morning picking the just-perfect tree for our house and family this year. I'll be offering a special discount and opportunity for blog readers later this week!

3. Dance party.

I actually do have pictures from a recent dance party that T secretly took but I'm not posting them. I love that there are certain songs we can turn on and everyone stops what they're doing and just dances. One of the current faves is Moves Like Jagger.

4. Forced Family Fun.

A couple Fridays ago I picked T & M up from school and we went and had old fashioned photos done of all four kids for a local moms club fundraiser. Afterwards I told the kids I had a project they had to do and made them all paint canvasses for our basement. {Photos and decor post to come soon.}
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Can you tell whose is whose?

I call it forced family fun because I told the kids that we were having a family day. Doing photos, paintings and then out to dinner, no friends, no running here or there, just being family.


5. Play-doh.
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I found this Elmo Play-doh set on clearance for $4 and some change and snagged it up a couple months ago thinking I'd save it for Christmas or a birthday or something. Needing to buy myself some time one morning and knowing my littles were inching their way out of their skin I whipped it out and was amazed at how some new play-doh and making some new shapes saved my morning.

What is it that is bringing you joy these days?

Updated to add the winner of the Tiny Prints giveaway is #3. Melissa!

1 Comments:

Blogger Beth said...

LOL, Forced Family Fun was the name of that recent Parenthood episode when Kristina tried to force the family to have fun - I think yours turned out much, much better though! :)

November 21, 2011 at 8:33 AM  

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