Wednesday, November 30, 2011

You know, what I've been up to and all that...

Ever have those days when you wake up and you just know you're not going to get anything productive done so why bother?

I'm just going to call that... November.

{Thus the cobwebs on my blog.}

Natalie and Jack both had birthdays (Happy Birthday!) right before Thanksgiving so that was crazy and I'd love to share pics of their party with you all, but I haven't seen my camera for 3 months and counting (do you know where it is!?). So yeah, there's that.

Then a few days later I decided to be brave totally got roped into Black Friday shopping with Jeff's sisters and mom. We only agreed to go if we didn't have to get up before 6 am much to Jeanna's dismay, I'm sure. Turns out when you get to all the stores as the crazies are heading home for their mid-morning naps you can have a really decent time shopping! We all got great sales ($420 for a $1000 washing machine anyone?!) and seriously had a great time (especially since we were all coffee'd up). I hadn't ever gone before well since that one time when I was 9 and was forced by my friend's Mom into Fred Meyer at 4am to get socks on sale... NOTHANKYOU and I'm actually looking forward to going again next year. (Thanks, Jeanna, and sorry for ever doubting you.)

Other big news? It's SATSUMA SEASON! Please tell me you're as excited about this as I am. Seriously you guys, we have to have a "satsuma budget," especially since they come into season the same time the holidays do. It's rough, real rough, I tell ya.

So, I'll be back (it's okay, you can laugh) to tell you guys all about the creative crafts and projects I'm doing with my children to get into the holiday spirit (I can't even type that with a straight face) - but you know what I mean... (And I hope you do, because I'm not so sure that I do.)

Hugs and holiday joy all around... and stuff.


  1. Hooray you're back! And, please don't' judge me, but I totally had to google satsuma.

  2. If satsuma=cuties, then yes, I'm as excited as your are. If they are not the same thing,then I think you are on your own.

    My sister-in-law and I were part of the crazies that went out at midnight to get the "good sales". But, when I had to go back to Walmart at 6:30 and found no one else there, I started to 2nd guess myself.

    Glad to see you posting. ( :

  3. I LOVE SATSUMA'S!!!!! The best thing, like ever! By the way, I'm so glad you are back! You can't have a hilarious, meaningful and cute blog and then leave for a month! (Just kidding, but you know what I mean) :) Also, I have to admit I was guilty of the Fred Meyer socks this year, but not until 8 am. I'm glad you guys had fun though.