Christmas morning... ah... Em threw her new pj's aside to sleep in my Eagles Concert t-shirt (a very well deserved t-shirt from one of their concerts in Dallas TX in TX stadium, July 3rd... 102 degrees outside.... the stadium is not covered but there sure is not a breeze in site). Em and I slept until about 7:30, which I thought was wonderful.... and then she dove in..
she was even helpful enough to open mine.. which is no Kitchen Aid.. but where has this been all of my life? I have actually been using my mom's hand mixer.. her old one... her old avocado green one where the beaters fall out every now and then. I have made cake and some wonderful biscuits Miss Alicia recommended. She is right, you cannot eat just one.
You know Emma got her American Girl Doll and Our Generation Doll, Jordie and Jessie, respectfully (after our neighbor's wonderful daughters). Well, she likes Jessie the best. I got her both so she would have one to take with her (and so mom would not have a coronary if it did not make it home with her or was scraped up, dirty).
I did get one thing I really really wanted.....
if you do not have the mini iron and attachments, you have no idea what you are missing! Wait, all I got for Christmas was appliances.. a new mixer, a mini iron, and a new washing machine..hmm... I must be getting old
BTW. Gymboree is having a big 60% off sale.. not a whole lot left, but there are still some WAY cute hedgehog things from their Outdoor Whimsy line. I am actually buying some of the socks and bibs for future presents (and of course one to keep just because I am a dope).
p.s. - the back to school thing is not setting well with Emma. She is back to very clingy and very tired. Poor thing.. who knew .. 10 days with Mom would make her revert back... hopefully things will be back to normal after this week.