This upcoming week is Finale Week on Dancing With The Stars – which means that after Tuesday, we get to see Evan again! I can’t wait! He has been working such long hours this season, often not coming home until 2am, and then leaving again by 7am to get an early start on the day. We miss him so much.
Here are a few snapshots from the weekend. Violet (6) got a birthday surprise in the mail from my dad and Nana Nancy. Violet loved the card and the pretty rings they sent. This is Violet, fresh from the bath, admiring her new rings:
Miss Violet at Gymnastics class:
Ginger (8) baked a delicious cake – vanilla with buttercream frosting.
Today (Sunday) – Violet had a birthday party for one of her gymnastics teammates. The birthday girl and her family are very sweet – they are Air Force and just moved here.
Violet with her present before the party:
Violet painting her coffee mugs at the party:
The girls snapped this picture of me and Violet before the party:
Miss Ellie (2) is into everything, and so much fun. She has an aversion to clothing – so that’s why there aren’t as many photos of her these days! Haha. But when she’s IN the laundry clothes basket, I can get her to put something on for three seconds.
A rare sighting of Miss Paprika (11). She spent most of the weekend recording video footage of her Sims 4 characters to make a movie about them. She imported the clips into Avid Media Composer and is editing the whole thing together, along with a score and audio tracks. So far it’s shaping up to be a pretty cool film.
Taking a popcorn break to watch her cut:
We’ve had some beautiful sunsets this week in our neighborhood. The girls love to watch them together. Saturday night sunset:
The view from our driveway:
And here’s a random picture of Daisy, who is our constant companion. Now six years old, she has turned into the most mellow dog ever (now we call her Lazy Daisy instead of Crazy Daisy). How we love her!
Here’s to the start of a new week! 🙂