Make My Day - 2016

February 28, 2016

  • warm sunshine
  • productivity around the house, baking bread
  • playing with Elijah

February 27, 2016

  • finding a deal on a great new-to-us kitchen table/chairs
  • tax refund in our bank account
  • cleaning/washing the baby car seat

February 16, 2016
  • Elijah singing along (loudly) with "Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus" at bedtime
  • listening to the audiobook Do More Better by Tim Challies during my commute
  • finding out that Elijah's next cousin is a girl! (Girl cousies 3 mos. apart!)
February 15, 2016
  • filing our taxes
  • watching basketball with Nate
  • Elijah making me laugh. He prompted Otis into his room and then yelled, "Oh, good job, kitty!"
February 12, 2016
  • turning 28. Birthday treats at work.
  • dinner out with Nate and Elijah
  • finishing our taxes
February 11, 2016
  • birthday reward venti Chai latte from Sbux + Jenna hooking me up with a free sandwich too
  • walking in the door and Elijah yelling, "Mommy's home!"
February 10, 2016
  • productivity at work
  • free sandwich and drink from Which Wich (birthday rewards)
  • mint cookie ice cream milkshake
February 9, 2016
  • beautiful light snowfall (even though I hate that metro doesn't clear Nolensville Rd.)
  • seeing Elijah wake up and hold his baby doll, so sweet
  • orange sweet rolls and homemade hot chocolate
February 8, 2016
  • play date with Aven
  • Elijah taking care of a baby doll (my old Cabbage Patch Kid)
February 7, 2016
  • 8 easy/chill 12-18 month olds in Sunday School
  • an hour at the park with Elijah, watching him play with other kids
  • Super Bowl … Broncos win!
February 3, 2016
  • free money ($35 offer to not close our credit card account)
February 2, 2016
  • Elijah taking a 2.5-hour nap
  • 70+ degrees outside
January 30, 2016
  • 72-degrees and taking Elijah for a walk
  • Refuge church / Elijah and Martyn running around outside afteward
January 28, 2016
  • waking up to completed wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves in our living room. A home library! My dream come true!
  • feeling Elsie moving a lot after a rather quiet/chill day yesterday
January 27, 2016
  • Refuge community group. Second time meeting and everyone already feels like close friends
  • setting up a tent for Elijah in the bonus room, seeing him get so excited
January 26, 2016
  • date night! Saw the new Star Wars movie
  • Elijah and Leo playing together
January 19, 2016
  • seat warmers in the car
  • finding (unmelted!) Rolos in my pocket that I forgot about
January 18, 2016
  • being home
  • Nate loving me even when I'm a crabby patty
  • Elijah enthusiastically responding to everything with "Yeah!" instead of "okay"
January 17, 2016
  • Caitlin and Lisa's lemon chicken and mac & cheese
  • Missouri History Museum's kids clubhouse
  • pretty morning snowfall (in STL)
January 16, 2016
  • watching Elijah and Daniel play together
  • a much better night of sleep (thanks, Elijah)
  • family and football
January 15, 2016
  • audiobook: David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Elijah traveling well (minimal whining)
  • seeing Nate pushing E out of the grocery store in a ride-in car cart
January 13, 2016
  • the existence of caffeine-free diet Coke
  • first meeting of our Refuge Church community group
  • E turns 21 months old
January 12, 2016
  • hearing E's language develop more every day. Today he said, "Eat!" and pointed to his mouth. He's never said that before; he has said food or requested specific foods (yogurt! oatmeal! raisins!)
  • family night at CFA
  • staying up past my "bedtime"
January 11, 2016
  • finishing a book
  • Nate bringing me a hot chocolate from Sbux
  • morning with Elijah: admiring four cardinals in our backyard tree
January 10, 2016
  • meeting a couple who will be in our new community group
  • Elijah going to his first kids class at Refuge
  • eggs and bacon for breakfast
January 9, 2016
  • brunch with the fam
  • planning the week's meals (an overdue practice)
  • taking a nap
January 8, 2016
  • Elijah making a basket ("jump shot!") for the first time
January 6, 2016
  • fun team at work
  • building a LEGO Ghostbusters car with Nate after E went to bed
  • trying out my new carpet cleaner
January 5, 2016
  • hearing Elsie's heartbeat, feeling lots of kicks
  • productivity at work
  • hearing Elijah's language developing (from car seat: "Get out!")
January 4, 2016
  • making chicken enchiladas for dinner
  • bath time for E ("swimming" in the tub)
  • receiving a Sbux gift card in the mail
January 3, 2016
  • Elijah bringing me a craft from Sunday School
  • Gatorade quenching thirst
  • Elijah and his hat … making us laugh
January 2, 2016
  • Watching Elijah and Leo play together
  • Taking an hour-plus nap
  • Nate making lunch: steak and Brussels sprouts with garlic
January 1, 2016
  • Ross and Nate making huge progress on built-in bookcases
  • Watching Jurassic World (from Redbox) with the Norrises
  • Holiday/off from work

No comments:

Post a Comment

© All rights reserved.