Monday, December 20, 2010

Smiles

some smiles from the past week:

1. nadia’s crazy hair after nap time one day.

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2. finishing leila’s scarf (she was super happy about it :)

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3. nadia hugging on the puppy puppet that was mine when i was a baby.

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4. girls who want their picture taken (and how can i resist the cuteness?!)

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5. homemade peppermint bark…YUM!!! recipe found here.

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6. two little girls enjoying said peppermint bark :)

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7. one little girl who still likes to hang out in cupboards :)

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8. finishing a little project for myself with the yummy purple yarn i posted about last week.  it was my first time using a lace weight yarn.  and i love this scarf so much i want to make it in multiple colors!

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9. making Christmas cookies with my girls.  this sugar cookie recipe came from my great grandma.  growing up, my sister and i always made and decorated these cookies with our parents every year.  i want it to be a tradition with my girls, too.

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10. and of course enjoying the fruits of their labor…eating a cookie and the rest of the frosting!!

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11. my girls saying sweet things to me out of the blue (like, “you’re my favorite mom.”)

12. “Wait for the Lord; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord.”  Psa. 27:14

13. “But certainly God has heard; He has given heed to the voice of my prayer. Blessed be God, Who has not turned away my prayer nor His lovingkindness from me.”  Psa. 66:19-20

is everyone ready for Christmas?  what are your plans?

3 comments:

Amanda said...

love all the sweet little words from your girls you have posted on FB lately. you know, cut-outs are the one cookie we haven't made yet this year, and while we have sweets coming out our ears i just HAVE to make them...for the tradition and memories! :) that scarf is gorgeous (as are you!). merry, merry Christmas friend...got your Christmas card the other day...such a gorgeous family! maybe once the baby arrives i will send out birth announcements in lieu of Christmas cards...i just can't get it together to get them out this year!

PrincessSparkle84 said...

So cute! I love your positive attitude, it's refreshing :-)

Adventures In Babywearing said...

That bark looks wonderful and I love the scarf!!

Steph