A Day in the Life: Green Day

It was color week at preschool.  Cupcake insisted that everyone wear the color of the day, even if they weren’t attending preschool.  Yesterday was green day.  She only has one green shirt, so both the girls had to wear their dinosaur shirts.  After breakfast and some shoe drama the girls were dressed and we were off to school.

After dropping Cupcake off, Pumpkin and I headed to the park for a quick run before Stroller Strength.  We did some Tabata and some arm work during class and Pumpkin was not happy about being in the stroller!  After class we played on the playground until it was time to head back to pick up Cupcake.2 mile run

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I fed Pumpkin some lunch in the car, which I think needs to be made a daily occurrence.  She just can’t seem to stay awake while we wait.  I was able to transfer her to her crib and Cupcake and I got settled in, unpacked, and ate our lunch.

After lunch Cupcake and I ordered some Road I.D.’s.  One for me and one for each of the girls.  After the Well Armed Woman speaker at our Moms Run This Town meeting, safety has been on my  mind.  Getting a Road I.D. was one way to make me feel safer when I’m out on a run.  And for the girls?  I think they’ll give me a piece of mind when I’m trying to keep track of two girls in a crowded place by myself.  The bands come in XS so they’re perfect for kids.  Cupcake and I even had a talk about what to do if she becomes separated from mommy (find another mom, police officer or fireman and show them her bracelet).  If you’re interested in getting one for yourself or your kids, check out this link and save 15%!

Cupcake watched an episode of Dinosaur Train and I got a little work done in the sewing room.  I gotta get cracking on that 18 yards of flannel I bought.

flannel

Actually I’ve been working on the flannel a little bit per day.  I have the serger discard pile to prove it.

serger pileAfter a quick shower Pumpkin woke up, so it was play time!!  We did some coloring, played dollhouse, had a picnic.

I left the girls to play together and set out to work on baby shower favors.

baby shower favorsThat lasted all of 5 minutes before the girls decided they needed to help, too.  Pumpkin through my tulle circles all over the room.  Cupcake was helpful.  Pumpkin tried to mimic her and the result was Oscar snatching a flower bulb and running away.  Never a dull moment.

Hubby came home which was a good distraction, so I was able to finish those up.  And then I put him to work!

oven repairEarlier in the week our oven died.  At first I was disappointed because I was trying to bake bread and the oven just wasn’t heating up.  And then I was excited because I’ve been waiting for the oven to die so I could get a new one!  And then we realized it was just the lower heating element that wasn’t working (and had visible damage) so we ordered a $30 part.  And while it made sense to clean the oven once the dead heating element was removed I didn’t want to waste my time if replacing it didn’t fix the problem.  So hubby put the new one in the dirty oven (it was a long arm job) and it worked.  No new oven for me.

dinnerWe had comfort food that didn’t require an oven to prepare it for dinner.  And it was good!

And per Cupcake’s request an after dinner bike ride.

bike rideWell, a bike ride for her.  A walk/piggyback ride for the rest of us.

piggyback ride

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was such a nice night, so we played outside after our walk.

Before we knew it bedtime for the girls had arrived.

And then it was cleaning time for mom and dad.   And I totally should have painted my toe nails.  But I watched an episode of Revenge, played on Pinterest and went to bed early at a reasonable hour.

Aside from a few tantrums from a grumpy 4 year old it was a great day!  And I hope to have another great day today (with a few less tantrums!).

Do you have big weekend plans?  I have a double date on the agenda.  Well, sort of.  Me and two husbands.  One is mine.  The other is not.  :)

 

p.s.  Megan, if you’re reading this, Happy birthday!!!

DIY Team Spirit Wreath

It’s college football season!!!  It’s time to show your team spirit!  Despite this week’s loss I’m still ever grateful, ever true to my Boilermakers!!  So, I made a new wreath to show my Purdue love!

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath I started off with some little wood letters I picked up from the craft store along with some spray adhesive and glitter.  I sprayed, sprinkled and let dry.

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath

While I waited I got to work on the wreath.  I started with a pool noodle from the dollar store and taped the ends togeDIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath ther.

Then I got to work wrapping my wreath form with ribbon.  Using hot glue I attached the end of the ribbonDIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath at a slight angle

and slowly worked my way around overlapping slightly.

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath

Once I got back to the beginning I secured the end with hot glue.

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath

To add a little more interest I took some chunky white yarn I had leftover from making my Welcome to the Hive wreath.

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath

Once my letters were dry I shook off the excess glitter and attached them to the yarn.

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath The wreath needed a little something more, so I grabbed some felt from the stash and ran it through my Big Shot to make flower spirals.

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath

I wound them, securing with glue every round or two.  Some were wound tight, some a little looser.

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath A few got pearls in the center.  Lastly I glued a loop of ribbon to the back for hanging.

DIY Team Spirit Wreath #purdue #wreath And hung that beauty up on my old gold door.  I’m a Boilermaker girl living in a Buckeye world.  And I’m not afraid to flaunt it!

This wreath took less than an hour (excluding glitter letter drying time) and cost less than $10.  You could easily switch out the letters and colors to suit your favorite team!

 

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Who do you root for? 

Monday Meal Plan and Cherry Yogurt Popsicles

Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?  We had some fun building binoculars at the Lowe’s Build and Grow workshop and celebrating a birthday with friends.  We snapped a few family photos in the sunflower field.  And we enjoyed the cool temperatures that came through.  It’s feeling like fall out there!  I already have two pumpkins on my front porch (only because they grew in my backyard).  I also have a new wreath and I’ll show you how I made it later this week.

We started off the week with a Meatless Monday meal of quinoa and black bean sliders with roasted carrots.  And they were yummy!

Quinoa Sliders

And then it was Taco Salad Tuesday.

Taco Tuesday

On a whim I picked up a butternut squash with no real plan for it, but it ended up making a great side dish along side some Coconut Chicken.  And I happily ate it for leftovers for the next two days.Coconut Chicken

And the cooler weather meant I could give in to my desire for soup!  I meant to bake some bread bowls for the soup earlier in the day, but forgot.  And the girls and I spent the afternoon at A Day Out with Thomas, so I figured I’d just stop at the grocery on the way home.  But then both girls fell asleep.  I wasn’t about to wake up two kids to get one thing from the grocery.  Panera Bread drive through to the rescue!!!  It was just what the Broccoli Cheddar Soup needed!

Broccoli Cheese Soup

And last up on the menu was Baked Ziti.  And by baked ziti I mean baked large elbow macaroni.  Cupcake has decided she will only eat noodles if they’re shaped like rainbows.

Baked ziti

Cupcake also requested we make popsicles yesterday, so that’s just what we did.  Similar to Mango Yogurt Popsicles, we made Cherry Yogurt Popsicles.  I had my two helpers on hand to whip them up.

Cherry Yogurt Popsicles

And they are Cupcake and Pumpkin approved!

Cherry Yogurt Popsicles

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1.5 cups frozen or fresh cherries
  • 1 tbsp honey

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to the blender and process until smooth. Fill popsicle molds with yogurt mixture, add sticks and freeze. Run mold under warm water for a few seconds to loosen pops.
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We even got a little adventurous and added a few chocolate chips once we had poured the yogurt in the mold for a fun surprise!

These girls of mine are getting a little easier to feed these days.  There’s a bit less crying about food they don’t like at dinner time and a few more bites taken than usual.  Cupcake gobbled up her butternut squash and the ziti and Pumpkin had two bowls of broccoli cheddar soup!  Though she’s mostly on a squishy food diet right now thanks to some molars making their presence known.

Are you ready for soup weather? 

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

I know I promised you a sewing tutorial, but I still need pictures with my model.  How about something sweet instead?  No Bake Peanut Butter Bars perhaps?  Because who doesn’t love peanut butter and chocolate!!

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars #dessert #recipe #chocolate #peanutbutter #nobakeThis is one of those recipes I made a long time ago and lost track of.  I don’t remember where I originally found it, but I refound it the other day on Paula Deen’s website.  I needed something to take to a sorority meeting and I just happened to have all the necessary ingredients, so No Bake Peanut Butter Bars were the answer!

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars #dessert #recipe #chocolate #peanutbutter #nobakeThese babies are rich so be sure to cut them into small pieces!  They come together very quickly, but do need some refrigeration time, so you need to plan a little bit ahead.

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars #dessert #recipe #chocolate #peanutbutter #nobakeCan you tell I took these pictures on a very humid day?  Check out that glistening chocolate.

I sent the leftovers to work with hubby yesterday and I kind of regret that.  Only because I want to have one more.  I really didn’t need half the batch!  And I probably would have ate half the batch if they were left here!

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Line a 13 by 9 by 2-inch pan with parchment.
  2. Combine the butter, peanut butter, sugar, and graham cracker crumbs in a food processor. Process until well combined. Press into the lined pan using your hands.
  3. Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave for 1 minute on high (100%). Stir. If the chocolate has not completely melted, microwave for 10 seconds more, then stir. Spread evenly over the cookie layer with a spatula. Chill for several hours.
  4. When ready to serve, allow the candy to come to room temperature before cutting into pieces. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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Behind the scenes……

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Market to Market

The weeks of training were worth it!  The Market to Market relay was Saturday and it was amazing!  We had a blast!

If you don’t know, the Market to Market relay is a relay between two cities.  Here in Ohio it started in Cincinnati and ended in Dayton.  The total mileage was 76 miles.  I ran with a great group of gals from my Moms Run This Town chapter.

Moms Run This Town at Market to Market OhioWe were a team of 8.  Then a team of 7.  One of our girls had a medical issue and wasn’t able to run, so we upped our mileage per person and set out to have a great race.  And no, we don’t normally dress like crayons, but there was a costume contest that we of course had to participate in!

Market to MarketWe had a 6:00 start time, so it was an early morning for us!  Cupcake woke me up at 2:15 and I never fell back asleep.  I shut my alarm off 5 minutes before it was set (at 3:30) and got up to get going.  We met at 4:15 am and made the trek down south.  It was dark when our first runner set off and still at the the exchange point for leg 2.  Both of our runners had to wear visibility gear.  Luckily by the time my leg rolled around (leg 3) it was after 7:00 am and I didn’t have to wear it.

My first leg was my longest at 4.3 miles, which I ran at a 9:42 min/mile pace.  I was very happy with my start.  Especially since I was so jittery and nervous to start!  But I’m always happy when I run under 10 min/mile pace.  The scenery was beautiful, but it did get a bit lonely out there.  I was passed by two guys who weren’t running the race (who told me they loved the costume) and I passed a few gals, but there was a lot of by myselfness.

Crayon boxIn addition to the costume contest there was also a van decorating contest.  Thankfully we had a resourceful teacher on our team!  She made the awesome crayon “boxes” and a crayon for each of us that we put on the back window.  Too bad we couldn’t actually drive with the decorations on.  Well, except the crayon on the antenna and the ones on the back.  The others flew off the car as soon as we were going 10 mph.

Market to MarketIgnore the weird face I’m making here, but I was about to finish my second leg (2.8 miles) at PR pace!  We had a “baton” that we had to pass from one runner to the next.  It was a wristband with a timing chip in it.  This was just about the halfway point of the race.  As soon as I handed the “baton” off our runner had to pass it over a box to check us in.  I ran this leg so fast because I was hungry!  It was lunch time!  I finished at a 9:11 min/mile pace and was ecstatic!  And hungry.

At each exchange point we dropped one runner off and picked another up.  Once we made the exchange we all hopped in the van and drove to the next exchange point.  All the hopping in and out made the day fly by.  Or maybe that was our speedy running!  When we arrived at the next exchange point we’d hop out and wait for our runner to approach.  It was fun meeting other teams (and chatting with our second Moms Run This Town team) while we waited for our runners.  And of course it was fun to cheer the approaching runners on.

Market to MarketWe were worried the night before the race that we would have to deal with rain or storms as they were predicted in the morning and you can see by the sky above that it was a little iffy out there.  It was very muggy in the morning, which made for some sweaty running.  But a front came through, bringing a little bit of misty rain, lots of clouds, and cooler temperatures.  Pretty decent running weather.  We lucked out!

Market to MarketWhen I set out on my third and final leg I was pretty excited.  We were just 3 stages away from finishing and way ahead of our predicted finish time.  I didn’t know if I could run another 3 miles as I’d never run three times in one day before and I had rocked that second leg.  I passed another runner who was a member of Moms Run This Town, but a different chapter.  I also passed a guy!  Which for us short legged girls is a big deal.  I was flying!  And the voice talking to me (not in my head, but on my phone) agreed.

Market to MarketThis is my “did I really just run that fast?” look.  I finished that 3 miles at an 8:46 min/mile pace!!!!  I couldn’t believe it!  But the clock doesn’t lie!  I never expected to get a PR twice in the same day!  And I never knew I could run so fast!  We had one last runner to send off before joining her (and our awesome teammate who ran alongside her for support) for the team finish.Market to Market

We crossed the finish line at 12:28:23.  An hour and 13 minutes under our predicted time. Not bad for 76  miles!  As a team we came in at a 9:49 min/mile pace.  We finished in 119th out of 141 teams, but we were so proud!  We were in it for the experience.  But we didn’t go home without a prize!

Market to Market - best costumeWe won the costume contest!  Even though our letters fell off by the end of the day pretty much when we started and most of us ditched our hats after our first leg due to wind resistance we got a lot of compliments on the costumes and a lot of teams asked for our team number, so we knew we had a shot!  Not everyone could stick around to hear the results, so our whole team wasn’t in the winner picture, but we all got medals!

Downtown Dayton

It really was an awesome experience.  We can’t wait to do it again next year. And our excitement is contagious.  I think we may have more than 2 teams participating next year!  And if you have a Market to Market relay near you I would recommend you check it out!

 

Are you crazy enough to participate in a relay?

The Week(ly) Meals at a Glance

Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?  Mine was amazing.  My team rocked the Market to Market relay on Saturday and I can’t wait to recap it for you, but I’m keeping it short and sweet today.

Here’s a menu you for you.  Also known as what we ate last week.

Fake Chicken Parmesan – aka baked chicken over spaghetti squash noodles with pasta sauce (leftover rolls from our weekend at the lake)

Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti Squash

Pepperjack Cheesy Mac with roasted broccoliPepperjack Cheesy Mac

Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

Grilled Chicken

Baked fish sticks and a baked sweet potato.  I actually meant to roast carrots with this dinner, but we were having so much fun playing outside I lost track of time and we ate dinner over an hour late!  And I forgot what the side dish was supposed to be.

Fish Sticks

Friday night was pizza night.  I put it in the oven and headed off to get ready for the relay, so I wasn’t home to snap a picture.

So, there you go.  I’m almost feeling normal after a long and fun Saturday.  Except now my sinuses are freaking out.  We’ve got a busy day on tap today, preschool, Stroller Strength, grocery shopping and Cupcake starts a new exercise class called Mini Movers.  And then I have bowling tonight!!  Hopefully somewhere in there I’ll be able to get working on the relay post.

Make it a great Monday!

Anyone else having and enjoying cool nights where you can actually use a blanket when you sleep?

My Favorite: Breakfast

Happy Friday, folks!  I hope you’ve had a good week.  Mine has been crazy busy!  My house is still a mess, but we’ve had some last of summer fun!  We had an impromptu playdate on Wednesday afternoon.  And spent yesterday getting sweaty and dirty soaking up the last bit of summer.  I’ve done some sewing, some weeding and some bingeing on the new season of Once Upon a Time that was added to Netflix Instant Watch.

I’ve got a sewing tutorial coming for you soon.  I just need my model to cooperate for some finished product pictures.  So maybe not so soon…………….she’s a little camera shy.  In the meantime I want to share one of my favorites with you.  Today, breakfast.

Scrambled Eggs with Pepper Jack CheeseI’ve been on an eggs kick for a while now.  I’m kind of burnt out on oats (though I did have oats for breakfast yesterday).  I really like over easy eggs, but I am no good at preparing them myself.  So I tend to stick to scrambled eggs.  But I wanted to spruce them up a bit.  I raided the fridge and found some pepper jack cheese.  Bingo!

I swapped out the cheddar for pepper jack and haven’t looked back!  I’ve even got hubby on a scrambled eggs with pepper jack cheese kick!  And if you’ve got it, toss half an avocado on there.  Yum!

Now I’m hungry for breakfast!  Except today is pancake Friday………….

Have a great weekend!

Have any big plans?  Me? Oh, I’m just running (10.1 miles of) a 76 mile relay race from Cincinnati to Dayton with 6 of my mommy running buddies!

A Night Light

It’s been a while since I showed you Cupcake’s bedroom.  I’ve made a few adjustments, rearranged the furniture a few times and then a few times more.  I wasn’t thrilled with the layout of the room as it didn’t leave much room between the end of the bed and the dresser.  There also wasn’t much room for play.

The most recent arrangement looked like this.

Big Girl Room - messy!I moved the bed to the other side of the room to try to make more room for playing.  I really wanted a smaller bed in the room, but I’m trying to work with what I have.  Turning it like a daybed seems to make the most sense since her room is long and narrow.  The play area was great with this arrangement, but there was one problem.

Big Girl room I didn’t like the bed and dresser in this arrangement.  It was awkward, but also dangerous.  Pumpkin discovered she could get up on the bed and then climb up on the dresser.  Um, yeah, I don’t need my 23 month old (!!!) climbing!  (she wanted to reach the hair bows)

So Cupcake and I got busy in there during Pumpkin’s nap time yesterday.  She helped me move the dresser (she places the furniture movers under the legs for me!) and cleaned!

Cleaning her roomThe promise of a new night light was very motivating!  This girl is afraid of the dark.  She sleeps with the door open and likes to have her blinds and curtains open.  She has a small bedside night light, a flashlight and a battery operated candle.  And sometimes that just isn’t enough.  She gets up in the middle of the night and turns the hallway light on.

The hallway light is a problem for two reasons.  One: it’s a lot of energy because there are actually two lights on the switch.  Two: it’s annoying to me because we also sleep with the door open (so I can hear fussy girls in the night) and the light shines on me.

So, we rearranged and cleaned her room and waited for Pumpkin to wake up from a nap.  And then we made an impromptu trip to IKEA.

Big girl room update And she’s now the proud owner of a new SMILA BAGGE wall lamp.  Placed just above her newly relocated book reading nest.  She tried it out with Those Darn Squirrels and instantly approved!

I’m much happier now that the dresser and bed are on opposite walls again.  I love the book reading nest area.  And there’s still plenty of room for playing.

Big girl room updateThe dresser is now on the interior wall, under the gallery wall and there’s still space for her doll house.  Oscar approves of the new layout as well.

Big girl room updateI still have a few updates I might like to make in here.  I’m thinking of shifting those pictures over above the bed.  I think they’d look a little better scooted over, but I’m hesitant because the girls like to jump on the bed, so I imagine they’d get knocked down frequently.

Big girl room updateAlso I need to rehang the other lanterns above the bed.  This time a little higher.  They got knocked down when Cupcake and her friends were jumping on the bed.

I wasn’t originally keen on the bed overlapping the window, but it’s been working well for a while.  I think this is the best arrangement so far, so maybe we’ll live with it for a while.  ;)  I am a serial furniture rearranger, though, so we’ll see.

Night LightOf course I had to sneak into her room after she went to bed last night to see her bug glowing.  It’s plenty bright, so I think our hallway light days are behind us!  And yes, she is sleeping under her comforter in summer!

So, I didn’t get the rest of the house cleaned post-lake weekend, but I think we made good progress.  And today is a new day.  And I’m sure I’ll get distracted by the sewing machine or something.

I like to rearrange furniture when I’m procrastinating.  What about you?

 

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Nature Explorer

Can you tell last weekend was a holiday weekend?  What with me not posting on Friday or yesterday?  I always have the best intentions of scheduling posts before I leave, but I always seem to run out of time.  #lastminutepacker  But, hey, it’s my blog.  I can post when I want.

We had a great long weekend at the lake.  My little nature explorer was in her element and we had lots of adventures!  The timing was perfect because Cupcake had just received her backpack from the parks department for completing their passport program.

Nature ExplorerShe was so excited when it arrived!  She loved attending programs to learn and earn a stamp on her passport and the backpack was a bonus.  She has already filled it up with all sorts of explorer tools.  First the binoculars and field guys she got her in Easter basket.  Then a magnifying glass and flashlight.  Her butterfly net.  And the goodies mommy and daddy bought as a gift for finishing her programs, a Watch-a-Bug and Bug Jar.

Her bug watch and jar showed up just before we left Thursday after being told the day before carrier had lost the package.  Phew!  Close call!  And we wasted no time on Friday diving in to bug catching!

Catching butterfliesWe caught a moth, a back bug, a green bug, and some butterflies!  Our first butterfly find was a White Cabbage Butterfly.  We know this because we found it in the field guide.

Catching ButterfliesShe loved looking at the marks on the butterflies and then finding them in the book.  We also found and caught a Peck’s Skipper, which was a teeny tiny butterfly.

Releasing a caterpillarAnd the bug watch was handy for little guys like this fuzzy caterpillar.  He didn’t want to be let go!  He climbed up over the watch and all the way Cupcake’s arm.  He tried to go up her sleeve!

Pumpkin got in on the bug adventures a bit, too, but a lot of our exploring took place while she was napping.  When she wasn’t napping we were busy swimming!

There was a lot of swimming, a lot of nature exploring, a lot of family time, a little bit of roasting marshmallows, a little bit of rain and a whole lot of relaxation (you know, as much as you can get with young kids around).

And now it’s back to business as usual.  Cupcake is off to school this morning.  Pumpkin and I are hoping to get in a run (as long as the storms stay away).  And I have to catch up on laundry, cleaning and life as usual.   The headache when you return is well worth it after a great weekend!

How was your weekend?

 

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Back to School

Yesterday was Cupcake’s first day of school.  We were very happy with her preschool last year, so she’s attending there again.  Last Thursday she had her assessment, I had to fill out a bunch of paperwork and we got our window name sheet, calendar and she got to pick out a book to add to our home library!

Monday was orientation day.

Orientation DayShe jumped right back in!  She sat down for table toys and got straight to work sorting colors.  Momma loved seeing her in the school environment.  A little sneak peek of what she’s doing when we’re not together.

But yesterday was her first full day (and by full day I mean 2.5 hour day).

Pumpkin's backpackPumpkin wanted to go, too.  She even packed her “backpack” with a snack and water bottle.

But it was Cupcake’s big day.

First Day of SchoolIn classic Cupcake fashion she was all funny faces in front of the camera.  I have lots of outtakes.  No hissy fits, though, so upside.

I did eventually get a good smile, but she was still hiding behind those sunglasses.

First day of schoolShe also packed a snack and water bottle in her Chill-icious Thermal even though she doesn’t actually take a snack to school.

We arrived early, she anxiously waited in the car and hopped right out when the teacher came for her.  She marched right into that building like a pro.  It was such a different experience than last year when she was a little nervous.

Pumpkin and I enjoyed our time together by christening our new BOB stroller with a 3 mile (hot and humid!!!) run with friends and a little playtime at home.  And then it was back to school to pick up Cupcake.

And as a special treat to celebrate a great first day we went out to lunch!

Out to lunchPanera mac & cheese!  Hot and fresh!  She sure worked up and appetite at school and scarfed it all down!

Out to lunchPumpkin was just in it for the people watching.  I had to bring her lunch home and she ate it after her nap.

So, I’d call the first day of school a success and I hope the rest of the year goes as smooth.  And I’m looking forward to a morning at home with my Pumpkin today!

Are your kids back to school, yet?  Or too young?

 

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