Friday, January 2, 2015
In with the new
Happy New Year! I hope 2015 treats you well. My Bears and I are just home from a road trip to Arizona. We left early on the day after Christmas and came home on Wednesday night. We visited the Bear's uncle and aunt in the northwestern part of the state, then continued south to Phoenix. We had a great time - and a treacherous drive home in a snowstorm. I have lots to share.
Yesterday was our first full day back home and we spent part of it clearing out old toys and games to make room for the new ones that Santa brought. We also switched out some of the kids' art on their gallery wall; there were several new masterpieces brought home when school broke up for the holiday vacation. They also played with their new things; they didn't really have a chance to check them out before we left for our trip. I'm so happy to report that the GB loves her rabbit. She has decided to call her Elizabeth. We had a cozy day at home; it was bitterly cold out and there was snow last night. We stayed indoors all day with a fire. I worked on the laundry and baked gingerbread from a mix. The Bear had some terrible Japanese samurai movie from Netflix and we watched it so he can send it back for something else. We plan to take it easy this weekend, putting away the Christmas tree and outdoor lights. I need to buy groceries and maybe we'll shop for new shoes for little people.
Thank you for the comments lately; I appreciate them so much. I'm way behind on reading blogs over the past few weeks, but I'll be back to it soon. I've missed being in this space, with my sparse blogging lately. It's good to be here. I'm looking forward to another year of creativity and connection. I have an idea for a sort of year-long self-improvement project, I'll tell you more soon. And guess what? I went to IKEA again! Oh, yes...