Thursday, February 14

Happy Valentine's Day

I LOVE Valentine's day! I don't know why, but I always have. I believe in showing love every day of the year, but there is something great about making things extra special on Vday.

John was out of town this week, so the girls and I went to Little Rock. We got back yesterday to new floors (I will post pictures when we are settled back in and clean!) and lots of dust! After spending a few hours cleaning our kitchen last night, I made blueberry muffins for the girls to eat before school. When Emma woke up, we realized that we really don't have a place to eat, so I told her I would fix her breakfast in bed. I broke out a bed tray that John and I got as a wedding gift and have maybe used twice in 8 years. It might be Emma's new favorite thing. It was really fun serving her breakfast in bed. We shot a couple of pictures before school in their Valentine attire. Take note of the dusty floors in the back. Yes, I spent my Mother's Day Out cleaning like a mad woman. We have a long way to go, but it is livable for now. John got home around 4:30. We enjoyed a family picnic on the our new floor, eating heart shaped pizza from Papa Murphy's. Then, Emma and I decorated cookies for John and Brooklyn. (and ourselves!) It was a fun Vday!
Oh, and did I mention that my husband rocks? Since he was going to be gone all week, he wrote me Valentine's to open each day. I'm a sucker for those kind of things. I love him!
The girls are going to Mountain Home this weekend with John's parents. John and I get to celebrate Vday and my birthday this weekend with no kiddos. It will be a fun weekend and lots of work to get things back together. I'm looking forward to being just us for a brief time.
Happy Valentine's everyone!

3 comments:

Kate said...

Great post! It made me smile! I am so glad you put a pic in of the floors! That is awesome. I love them! They are beautiful! I can't wait to see the living room shot! I love the pic of Emma in bed, too! My mom has one of those from when I was little (the one I was talking about) it is white wicker. I am pretty sure you couldn't find anything tackier. I will have to ask her to get it out for Olivia while we are in LR! Can't wait to see you guys! Enjoy your weekend. Hope the cleaning and moving furniture back goes quickly so you can enjoy each other. Hope you get to sleep in. I am so excited about that day- should it ever come. :) Every morning that I get up with the girls I look forward to that day! Better get back to cleaning before my mom comes! Annika has a dr appt b/c her chest is really congested and seems to be worse- hopefully it is nothing! The first appt was at 4:30! And that was when I called this morning! I couldn't believe it. It scares me to take them there- that means there are tons of sick kids! See you later!
Kate

Anonymous said...

Cute Pick it made me smile too lol.. Hey john when I come over can I get breakfeast in bed too lol "joke".. Well I have to say this also I think Emma is going to be tall and maybe play for the Lady Razorbacks basketball team and Brooklyn looks like her dad and Emma her mom but I bet the personalities will be the opposite when they grow up Emma's will be john's and Brooklyn's will be Allisons.

Blake

Anonymous said...

Hey Allison when you all get done what you get done doing together you ought to play halo3 this weekend with john since the kids are gone I would love to watch you play halo I think it would be funny lol....

Blake