Tuesday, January 3, 2012

It's been so much fun having my nieces and nephew over for the week.  After five days, I've memorized all the characters and their physical attributes from Guess Who?, managed to lose Connect 4 more times that I can count and have finally mastered the art of Mickey Mouse pancakes!
I'm proud of the fact that I've been able to tone down my type-A personality and allow there to be toys all over the house as well as the fact that I've turned the kids onto cooking and baking from scratch!  Like chicken noodle soup starting with an actual chicken!!  Here's my chopper:
No, we don't get out of our pjs and only occasionally brush our hair :)
The kids wondered how we could make cookies if they didn't come from the freezer or frosting from a can!  Duh, homemade with love :)

It's been so much fun but now that they're home, I'm ready to sleep as long as I want, nap if I feel like it, and lace up and run when I want to!

We were able to do Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred dvd each day, but I only got one run in the five days.  I don't know how you moms out there do it!


  1. If we lived closer I'd totally ask you to make me some of those Mickey Mouse pancakes in honor of Disney :)

    Sounds like a fun week!

  2. Looks like a fun time! And some tasty pancakes! Now go get your run on! :)

  3. aww so cute, I want some mickey mouse pancakes!