Monday, July 26, 2010

Art Show

Our church had a one week "Unleashing Creativity" week where we were encouraged to go to the art room & create!   Psalms 8 was to be our inspiration.  I took Annie to work one night.  While we waited for our Starbucks (Don't all artists sip vanilla steamers?) I read Annie the verses to see if she was inpired.  When I finished reading the passage she just said, "An octopus...a rainbow octopus."  from verse 8 talking about God's majesty in His creation:

8 the birds of the air,
  and the fish of the sea,
  all that swim the paths of the seas.

9 O LORD, our Lord,
   how majestic is your name in all the earth!

So a rainbow octopus is what we made!

We had soooo much fun working together. 
Creating together!
We left the art room wearing just about as much glitter as the octopus.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

"Fabulous Darling"

Yesterday, Annie got invited over to play by a friend.  Now, this was no ordinary friend...this was a very special friend.  Annie was invited over by Miss Betty.  Betty is a friend from church who has grandkids & even a great grand daughter.  Yet, here she was...lovingly inviting over these girls to play.
When I dropped Annie off at 10 in the morning I asked, "What time should I pick here up?"  Expecting her to say a time very soon I was surprised when she replied, "Around 5:00."

I was even more surprised when I came back & the door opened to reveal these girls peacefully working at the kitchen table & Betty's 8-month-old great grand neice asleep in the other room. 
Magic!  I thought Betty must be magic!
The girls were happy to see me come...not because they wanted to leave...oh no....they just were happy for a new customer!  I was invited to shop at thee exclusive BOUTIQUE GABRIELLE.  Actually, I can't really rememebr the name but I am pretty sure that is close :)

These 2 saw me coming a mile away...& they were ready!
I was handed a credit card & a shopping bag.
Annie was a wonderful sales woman, coaxing me to buy her wares.

An ironing board full of earings and and table full of necklaces precious jewels.

When I was finished shopping Ava graciously checked me out.
She waved the CHECKER over my items one at a time.
Then she scanned my credit card...thank goodness I had good credit.
Then we couldn't resist taking a few pictures in all our jewels.

When I asked how I looked Annie threw up her hands & replied, "Fabulous Darling...just fabulous."
"Why, thank you :)"

Before we left, Annie showed me Betty's army of Nesting Dolls she had trusted the girls to play with.
It was a beautiful collection! 

This is one playdate these two girls will NEVER forget!

Friday, July 16, 2010

Sweet Bo

"Here Mom, I made this for you!"
(My notebook from my purse)
"Oh, thank you Bo....that was so sweet of you."
I grab it.

"I made it sticky."
"Yes...I can feel that Bo."

"Where is your sticky stuff you used?"
"Right here."

Rats, I just bought it yesterday.
But hey, now I have the best smelling notebook in town. 
He really was quite proud.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Busy Boys

Ever since Rocco started walking I have had a hard time getting a post up.  Boys are BUSY!!!  This is what goes on around here about every 10 5 minutes:

" me lasso."

"Great Bo.  Keep practicing, maybe you'll catch something."

"Mom!!!  I caught something!!!"

He sure did.