So...from now until the end of the year...things get super crazy for me. It seems like I'm racing from one thing to the next for the next few months.
My husband's birthday is this week and I am trying to finish up a picture slide show DVD for him. (No...I'm not worried he'll find this out...I think he's read my blog about...once...maybe...) But I also wanted to get a couple of other things for him. So, I headed over to Kohl's this morning. And...they are having one heckuva sale over there! I got half of his Christmas shopping done too!!! Suh! Weet!!! Now...if I can just get that slide show to come together as nicely as my shopping trip to Kohl's.
Thanksgiving this year is going to be awesome, crazy, hectic and wowza!!! I'm having my parents, my sister's family (7 in total) and my little brother's family (5 in total) down here to enjoy our last shot (at least in the forseeable future) at a warm Thanksgiving. I can't wait!!! It is going to be so wonderful to have so many of the people I love here soaking up the sun and enjoying a Thanksgiving dinner in my backyard! And...you can see why things might get a little busy over the next several weeks...right?
Additionally...my goal is to finish my Christmas shopping on Black Friday!!! I have never been able to accomplish anything even remotely like that before...but this year...I have hope!!!
Let's not even venture into what is happening in December at this point.
I admit...I love being good and busy (not stressed and busy). It makes me feel useful and needed. And who doesn't need to feel useful and needed? I know, I know...I should feel useful and needed every day. I am a wife and a mother and my children and my husband certainly do need me. But this is different. This is feeling useful and needed in a way that asks me to stretch a bit and I think it makes me a better wife and mother. For sure it keeps me happy. And I think we all know...if Mama ain't happy...ain't nobody happy.
I know everyone wants to keep up on all my blogs...right? So...click here to see my post on FHE Planner today. (FHE stands for Family Home Evening - it's something members of my Church do to strengthen our families.) And if you are a reader of my family blog (sorry ya'll this one's private...but if I know you really well and you want to be added as a reader...send me an email and I'll think about making you one of the select few who get to see pictures of my gorgeous babes), you will find out all about our Halloween fun by clicking here and logging on.