Outside my window… it is a rainy day. Perfect for curling up on the couches with blankets and books!
I am thinking… about baby names. We really don’t even have a list started for this little guy. Of course we had a name picked out for a girl, but naming boys has always been so hard for us!
I am thankful… for the sweet woman that was standing next to me in the video section at the grocery store last night, as my husband and I were trying to choose a movie after our dinner date. She totally made my day when she turned to me and said “You have the perfect pregnant tummy!”
From the kitchen… For breakfast this morning I got up extra early and made my Mom and Grandma’s simple “crepe” recipe to serve, along with maple syrup and strawberry roses, for this traditional feast of St. Therese! I was even able to get the first couple off the grill quick enough so that Hubby could have some before having to leave for work… They are one of his favorites!
Learning all the time… Only two more weeks and the four oldest will be finished with the first of six “units” for the year! They have really been enjoying their study of the Early American Explorers, with the addition of the Kaya books for the girls. Yesterday the girls made and served lunch, as their State-by-State Baking project (though it didn’t include any actual baking this week) for New Jersey and Georgia and Snuggles LOVED his Little Saints Alphabet Fun! I’ve been too busy posting about Little Flowers and Feast Days, but perhaps I will find the time to post a few pictures soon.
Living the Liturgical Year at Home… The past few days have been filled with celebrations! St. Therese, the Holy Guardian Angels, and our Anniversary. Tomorrow is the feast of St. Francis and then later this week we will celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. I was asked to bring treats for after Mass next Sunday, so I am leaning towards the cupcake rosary. We’ll see.
I am creating… a list for tomorrow. I have my monthly OB check-up in the afternoon, and plan to stay in town afterwards to run errands and maybe pick up some groceries.
I am (or rather have been) wearing… this long sleeve maternity t-shirt. I originally just bought it in Evergreen, but when they went on sale for buy-one-get-one 50% off, I went back for the White and Ruby Red. It is so comfortable! I have a dress to return, so I may just exchange it for a couple more, maybe the Black and Eggplant (perfect for Advent!), or maybe this 3/4 sleeve shirt in Antique Mauve that I almost bought the last time I was at the mall. I know I only have a few months left, but
I’m bigger than ever all my old maternity clothes must have shrunk!
I am reading… tons of emails, and all the lovely comments over at Catholic Cuisine. If you haven’t entered the giveaway for the gorgeous St. Therese Apron, click on over and leave a comment!
Pondering these words… from the 2nd reading at Mass yesterday:
Noticing that… I probably should book a hair cut appointment soon, since my gift certificate will expire in a couple months. I am trying to decide what I would like to have done, and I am just not sure…
Towards personal care… The Babybelly Band seems to be helping, but I still haven’t been sleeping much lately. For some reason lying down has been the most painful, and I am not able to stay in bed for more than a 4-5 hours at night. I am really hoping that my midwife has some great advice for me tomorrow!
I am listening… to my boys investigating and discussing “Biomes” as they work on their Zoology 1 Notebooking Journals.
Around the house… we have been spotting all sorts of wildlife.
I am hoping… that I never again find a baby lizard in my bedroom! Actually the kids spotted him first, and with that discovery, I have officially had enough “excitement” for today!
I am praying… for a safe, natural, delivery and healthy baby.
One of my favorite things… Don’t you just love this PlanToys Plan Preschool Alphabet A-Z?!? Snuggles has been having so much fun with it! I think I might have to save and get him the Number Set as well. Maybe for when we get to “Number Fun” with Little Saints!
A few plans for the rest of the week:
- Monthly check-up with my Midwife
- Tutor for 4 hours on Wednesday
- First Friday Mass
- Bring treats to Mass next Sunday
A Picture thought I am sharing: