Archives for February 10, 2013

On a Saturday

We oftentimes use weekends to get caught up on work around the house. We try to include fun and sometimes a little of doing nothing. Who says we always need to be productive with our time? Well, sometimes I do.  Relaxing isn’t my special talent. On this Saturday Jonny painted trim, and I ran laundry.  He read to the kids and visited with a friend while I ironed and replaced the slipcover on our kitchen loveseat.  I love having a place to sit in the kitchen, but it gets really dirty.  Larkspur spent the entire day outdoors doing her own work.  I believe she washed lots of dishes and concocted delicacies for the chickens in her mudpie kitchen.  She’s opening a restaurant from what I hear.  Silas got into lots of trouble before he finally took a long nap.  I started a new cross stitch piece (from this book,) and spent more time than I usually do reading. I finished Mary Emma & Company.   The boys studied some contour maps online before taking off for the woods behind a neighbor’s house, hoping to find some fossils.  They didn’t, but came home full of stories.  The house is a big mess, but I think I’m going to start a new book today.  I’ve also got a surprise box of goodies from my Aunt Genie to dig through.  We can clean up later.

p.s.  All your votes added up to Small Things making it to the final round in The Homies’s Best Family & Kids blog award.  Thank you!  Would you pop over and vote for me one more time?  I need your votes again!  I am up against some pretty big blogs over there, and it would be so exciting to win!  I can’t do it without you!  Even if you didn’t vote in round one, please consider voting in the finals!