Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thoughts for Thursday: Life Lately

Happy Thursday! Here's a good ol' "Life Lately" post for you today, moreso for me to document our little week. I'm sure this is probably quite boring to most, but here's a little snapshot of our week thus far. 

+ Monday: 

I took the boys to one of our favorite local play places, Peek N Play, to burn some energy and have some fun. Walker loves this place, and I do, too, because it's so clean and organized. 




We have gone on walk after walk every day this week, as it's been in the upper 70's and low 80's {!!!}. 



Monday night, Walker wanted to play "dress up" with the blankets we have stored in the living room in a basket. The following conversation ensued: 

Walker: "You're Jesus." 


Me: "I'm Jesus? Then who are you?"


Walker: "The Wizard."


Hmmm, think we need to work on Bible lessons a little more. Not sure there's a wizard in the Bible. Ha! ;)



Brandon and I caught up on "The Bachelor" {thanks for texting me throughout the show, Jessi!} and I'm convinced Nick is a complete ding-dong and that he's wearing some sort of a retainer. ;) 

+ Tuesday

Walker had "school," and yes, it was warm enough for him to wear shorts and a T-shirt (but a light jacket for the early-morning playground time). I'll gladly take an 85* day in February! He did the cutest Valentine's Day crafts that I can't wait to see during his Valentine's Party at school on Tuesday. 


+ And while Walker was at school, my high school friend Emily came over with her cute daughter, Betsy, and we all went on a walk together around our neighborhood. Knox wasn't quite so sure what to do with a little girl in our house, but he {and I!} loved meeting this sweet girl and seeing her mama. 


The boys and I went on another walk {two for the day, boom!} and I made this for supper. Brandon and I watched both "This is Us" and an episode of the new "24." Clearly we are super cool and watch lots of TV during the gets-dark-early winter months. 

+ Wednesday

We had Bible Study at church in the morning, then laid low around the house for the afternoon. Walker decided to take just a 45-minute nap, so while I tried to respond to emails and get some contract PR work done, that clearly didn't happen. #kids #momlife 

Walker's "threenager" behavior was on fire all day yesterday, and I needed a glass of wine like nobody's business around 5 p.m., so I gladly poured myself one, made these yummy burritos for supper and let Brandon handle bedtime. Just being real here, folks!



+ Thursday
Today, Walker has "school" and I'm actually going to use the day to try to get organized and just get errands run. A few quiet hours alone while Walker's at school and Knox is napping will be quite helpful, I'm sure {or at least I'm hoping!}. 

+ Friday

We have nothing planned other than a park play date with some friends, and I'm really excited about a low-key day...which I'm hoping will turn into a low-key weekend. Depending on the weather, we may or may not take advantage of the zoo membership the boys were gifted for Christmas and take Knox for his first-ever visit, and Walker's 500+ visit. ;) 


So how's that for the boring life of a stay-at-home mom for you?! #reallife 

Linking up with Annie and Natalie 
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9 comments:

  1. It's been a good week for you! So funny just how similar our days and weeks are! I need to discuss the bachelor with you. I just can't stand nick! Glad you got some "me time" last night. Lord knows you deserve it!!!

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  2. Our weather here has been abnormally warm, too, which has lead to after-work walks every day this week and I've been loving that! Sorry that Walker is being a three-nager, but at least he's so darn cute...even as a Wizard! :)

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  3. Walker's little arm around Knox in that fire truck is EVERYTHING. Swoon!

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  4. Sounds like a week full of fun!! Sorry you had a rough day with Walker! If it helps, you have two of the most precious boys so you have to be rocking this mom thing!

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  5. Your week sounds busy and fun!! The walk you guys took looks so nice! It was really nice here earlier this week but now we have snow :( BOO!

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  6. I love that play place you go to-so jealous! And yes I remember every week why I was so sad they picked Nick instead of Luke..there's a reason this dude has been repeatedly rejected! So jealous of your warm weather-high of 45 here today so I'll probably be in my swimsuit!! ;-)

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  7. I am so jealous of your beautiful weather. And that wine is one of my faves too! Hope you have a wonderful week :)

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  8. What a fun week!! The pictures of the boys are so adorable and the wizard - so funny!! That's so neat you went to high school with Emily. I'm watching This Is Us right now and it's so sweet! Hope y'all have a great weekend :)

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