My weekend (and photos): a blur. Time doesn't stand still when you work hard and play even harder.
Highlights as the seconds ticked:
1. Sebastian (the classic baby) started his cooing phase. His little mouth forms the perfect "o" and he sings like a mini owl, his feet in constant motion.
2. Georgia...oh Georgia! It is hard to be excused from the "time out" chair when you wiggle your way out and thrash and kick. My sweet child with the stubborn streak tested my parenting skills this weekend. I'm spent. How can one be so loving and so naughty? And how do Mothers not take it personally?
3. Husband of mine. Can you believe we had two dates in one weekend? We may have returned home at the stroke of midnight (baby boy-midnight snack)...but we fit in some fun and I wore heels.
And time continues to jet past...can tomorrow really be Monday again?
The only rooms in my new house that are somewhat "decorated" these days belong to my children. I guess it shows a lot about my priorities right now.
Today, I attempted to hang up our framed art. In frustration over which height is best, I put our pieces back in the closet and found myself in the toy room (again). And up went our "museum wall." I have been eager to have one of these hanging displays since before Georgia knew how to hold a pencil. And now the line extends across the room and we haven't enough clips. (Georgia is very prolific). Soon enough I found myself trying to explain to my little Picasso the difference between permanent art collections and rotating artwork.
Anyway...it sure beats hanging the masterpieces from my dry cleaners/butchers/pizza advertising magnets on the fridge.
There have been lots of changes in Georgia's little life these days. One of the biggest: a new school. Vacation ended on Monday and my mini student sported her spanking new uniform with pride, prancing around the house at 6 am. Other highlights: packing her snack bag, her new backpack, and learning the names of her teachers and new pint-sized buddies.
Moms are supposed to spend the week sitting outside the classroom, in case our little ones have any meltdowns while adjusting to preschool. And since Georgia sprinted into her classroom this morning and nary looked my way, I have been dismissed from adaptation duty.
When the very talented Julia asked me to cater her small birthday get together, I couldn't have been more pleased. I loved her selection:
Lemon Almond Merengue Cake Snickerdoodle mini cupcakes with pistachio buttercream Banana walnut mini muffins Pecan press cookies Chocolate chip cookies Oatmeal raisin cookies Curried chicken salad tea sandwiches Hummus and cucumber tea sandwiches Fig and Brie Bruschetta
Happy Birthday Julia! I hope your gathering was a merry affair!
I am a former fashion industry entrepreneur, mother of two, and budding baker and events planner/caterer transplanted from NYC to Sao Paulo, Brazil via marriage. I have created this blog to share, brainstorm, invent, vent, and delight in life as a work-from-home mother and "modern" housewife! So grab on to my apron strings, lets get creative.
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