Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween/October Madness

The last week has gone mostly undocumented, but definitely not for a lack of activities.  Here's what us Norman girls have been up to.

Last Tuesday was school pictures for Hadley's pre-K class.
No words...
I also made Hadley's much requested Pumpkin Fairy costume.

Then, we did some baking to bring to the students, at OSU, the next day.

 Pumpkin Cookies and Funfetti Brownies
Wednesday, I had a regular OB appointment, then lunch with friends.

After picking up Hads from school, I started on her boxcar for the drive-in at school.

We also got this sweet delivery from my awesome husband.  He may be in Ohio but he still spoils us.
Halloween mani/pedi on Friday before Spook-O-Ween.

The Student Advocate Association puts on a Halloween carnival every year for the students, faculty and their families at the school.
This year Cece made it for Spook-O-Ween.
This was a game Hadley made up called, "Rocks."
Saturday, we didn't do much. Hadley and I worked on her car, I took Jake to the groomers and Hadley showed off some of her gymnastic skills to Cece.
Sunday after church was Oliver's first shower.  A few of the girls in our Sunday morning Bible class hosted and it was wonderful.

Some of the fun decorations...

The hostesses...

The family...

These girls were excited about cake and "Oliver Punch."

They were also great helpers when it came to opening the gifts.

 All the goodies...
There's a bag in the background that is strictly clothes and it was full. So blessed!!

After dropping off the shower goodies at home, we changed clothes and headed back up to church for Trunk of Treats.
Monday night we did HallowZOOween!!!

Costume Fashion Show!
Rosie Bumps N' Bruises (LalaLoopsy)

After Hads went to bed I started on Thank You cards.  Despite hand cramps you just can't help but feel blessed!! =) 
Tuesday, I had another appointment for Oliver and followed it up by lunch with friends. An overall fun afternoon.
 Hadley also had her drive-in.
While we worked on her car for several days I'll give you the run down of pictures.
*Inspiration Car*


Hadley and I played hooky on Wednesday, rainy days are perfect for that.  We had a date at Chick-a-flick (which note is NOT busy when it's pouring rain outside), ran some errands and then worked on a couple things for Oliver.  
Today was Hadley's fall party, costume parade and trick or treating with the church staff.

Giant Cookie Cakes!!

Miss Rosie Bumps N' Bruises, high on sugar!

I feel like I need to hibernate.

Reasons Why I'm a Horrible Single Mom:
#1- All the bills have been paid late this month. (Luckily Andrew has the mortgage set up as an automatic withdrawal.  If not it's possible Hadley and I may have been evicted over the last 2 months of him not being around when the bills come in.)
#2- I can't fix stuff. (Dryer repair people are coming Saturday. It's been a while since we've done laundry, yikes.)
#3- I get cranky.  Today I had to call about our insurance because since we switched in August our new one has been giving me a headache, because we're still not covered.  (Due to a problem with their mailing system and not responding to emails.) I may have revealed this so-called crankiness when I talked to them this morning and this afternoon.  =/  Good news is we're now covered!!
#4- My house is a disaster. Partially because of the no laundry thing.
#5- My child has eaten a lot of cereal for dinner. (It's hard to cook for 2 when one is only 4 y/o.)
#6- I thought I was so on the ball because after drop off today I got the drinks for Hadley's class party this afternoon.  I dropped the ball in that I TOTALLY forgot the costume parade they do at the beginning of the day.  Thankfully I had a few friends take pictures and even a video of Hadley.  *FAIL*
#7- We are not going Trick or Treating tonight.  I'm tired and honestly I don't think Hadley even knows today is Halloween.  When we went to HallowZOOween the other day Hadley actually said, "It's Halloween again?"  Instead we're going to order It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and stay home.

Ready for Andrew to be home!!

Thanks for checkin' in!!
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