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Saturday Catch Up

Tomorrow is the BIG travel day! I'm still excited and nervous :) Today has been spent somewhat busy trying to prepare. I had things I needed to get done and didn't want them waiting for me when I get back (LOL) I needed to do Zachary's FAFSA paperwork. That didn't take long, but Brianna was trying to play with me by pushing on my chair, so I had to slow down and make sure I didn't make any mistakes:) We had a few things to do in town this morning and then stopped to pick up a few snacks. Issac is having his FIRST sleepover here at the house tonight. He spent the night with this friend a few weeks ago and he had the BEST time. He's never gone to a sleepover other than my mom's for a few days. It's been nice for him to be occupied while I was busy working on my list.  Here's a picture of one of the things they decided to do.





 I've been doing laundry, made spaghetti, cleaned off the computer desk and the kitchen counter. Now I have to put away that pile of papers I took off those two places :) One of the biggest things is that I need to make sure I have my reading material for the plane :) I can't imagine what I'd do if I got there without it (LOL) I'm super excited because my favorite magazine is The Old Schoolhouse The magazine went digital and I'll be honest I haven't read it as often :( Once a year they print a HUGE edition and send it out. I'm always so excited because I'd just much prefer to hold the magazine in my hand. Mine arrived two days ago and I decided NOT to open it and save it for the plane ride. I also got a book in the mail today to review that I think I'll take. Sensei Po, the kid's sensei, also lent me a book on Green Berets. So many choices, so I'll just take them all :) I'm hoping to update after the meeting on Monday, but not sure if I'll get a chance too before the dinner. If not, I'll try to post an update on Tuesday.

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  1. Wow, You got a lot accomplished Teresa! I hope that you have a wonderful trip!

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  2. I am so excited for your little man! Having your first sleepover is a big deal... I hope they had a great time! Enjoy your trip and all of those great reading options.

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    1. He was so excited. They fell asleep right beside each other(lol) He's been asking tie Skype with Jack, is maybe we can plan a time:)

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