Well, we are getting ready down here for E's 2nd birthday party. I can't believe it has been 2 years already! Man, that was fast!
And yet, somehow, slow all at the same time.....
At any rate, we have grandma's and great grandma's coming into town for said occasion. We are going to have it early evening to allow for the maximum travel time.
I will probably make a cake again. I did that for her first birthday, and it was kinda fun. I had not made a cake in several years, so it was kinda funny and awkward, but I muddled through. Funny thing about that cake: I forgot to put frosting -between- the layers. No one noticed, but I totally forgot to do it! Doi!!
Hopefully this years will be 'frosting friendly' for everyone.
Other than this, we are just going forward with everyday stuff. The hubby is working hard (as usual) and E and I are just hanging out. I did volunteer to temporarily take over as the weekend assistant manager at the Antique Mall. The previous manager has been out for a while, injured. And it looks like she will need surgery, so until everything is 'back to normal' I'm filling in on the weekends. It's not so bad. I get to see what is selling (or what is not - doi!) and who is buying and what they are asking for/about. And it is something I get to do that does not involve E. A little grown-up time, if you will. Adult conversations and all.
We have enrolled E in gymnastics (of a sort), and she REALLY LOVES IT! She is now jumping where both feet leave the ground! Whew-who!!! She also loves the trampoline and the foam block pit. Huge fun!
It has been cold here....well, cold to me. I can't wait for the warmer weather to get here and hang around longer than 1-2 days. But Spring is just around the corner, so it will be okay.
The hubby and I have also signed up at the Community Center here in town, and have been going there 2-4 times a week. He does the weight machines and I walk the inside track. E is downstairs in the play center, so it is really convenient. I'm trying to increase my endurance. Once that happens, I will probably add on some weight lifting as well. Sometimes CK (one of my mommy friends) goes with me....makes the walk go a whole lot faster. See, I abhor exercise. I do not think it is fun or appealing or addictive or anything along those lines. I can see it as a means to an end, and nothing more. I have to -make- myself go. I guess, the bottom line, I don't find it fun.....and life should be as fun as possible. But that is just my opinion. :o)
E can count to 10 and so now we are increasing the numbers to 20. She gets about half of them right, which is really good. We are working on colors, and to my surprise, she has learned some shapes....I had not been working with her on shapes. She picked it up from "Noggin", one of the 'Preschool' TV channels on cable/satellite/fiber/whatever. Pretty cool! But not too surprising, looking at her papa! ;o)
I can't think of anything else that is worth writing about at this time. Sorry, but I guess 'That's All Folks!!"
We love ya!