I love this time of day. The kids are in bed. The dishes are
done piled up in the sink. The toys are put away neatly strewn all over the floor.
Well, aside from a few little glitches in my tidying up routine, I still love this time of day. Time to sit down with a cup of tea, check emails and blogs, and RELAX. It gets even better when you find an email with this photo in your inbox.
This is from the Brilliant Bill of TAD.
It is a picture of Ashlea's new bed rails - and as you can see they are nearly finished! I don't know about you but I think it looks fantastic. I am very excited about getting it installed and getting Ashlea into her own bedroom. Can you believe we are only paying $250 for this fantastic construction??? Bill said the reason it hasn't been finished sooner is that it has been too hot to go into his workshop recently. Fair call - this weather has been unbelievable.
Hopefully it will be a little cooler this week. We have 5 Christmas parties on offer - we are going to attempt to attend 4 of them. I will post photos of us at all of them so you can watch us disintegrating as the week goes on! I also want to put up the Christmas tree this week too. It might be cheesy but I LOVE this time of year - even the crazy Christmas shopping (which I finally started yesterday).
I have already had my first "Mum - is Santa real?" question for the year (from Emma). I feel bad telling bald faced lies to my children, but it didn't stop me. First I asked her what she thought - and she said yes she thinks he is real, so I agreed with her that he is. I can't believe these questions come up so early in life!! I'm sure I didn't cotton on to the facts about Santa until much older. What do you tell your kids? What do you think of the Santa lie???