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Saturday, August 25, 2007

The Good Life

Cookie's been sick with a stomach virus, so I'm taking the opportunity to mention my blessings. This afternoon, Michael watched the girls so that I could make a Wal-Mart trip for groceries and assorted other goodies. I even got to talk to my friend Megan on my cell phone on the way there.

It's funny how often I've taken for granted this "me time". I even bought myself a nice new diaper bag that is roomy enough to fit the necessities for both girls, yet light and compact enough to not feel like luggage.

I brought home fried chicken and mac n' cheese, and found that Michael had assembled the double stroller and it was sitting in the middle of the living room in all its grandeur. The baby was asleep on his chest, and Cookie was sitting next to him all snuggly in her blankie on the sofa.

At this very moment, Michael is pushing the girls in the new double stroller on a walk through the neighborhood. If he didn't attract attention before with Cookie in the single stroller, he's definately going to now.

What a guy.

It is a lovely Saturday. Our house is absolutely filthy. Fil-thy. Filthy. But I am happy.

Oh, and I bought the girls little matching rompers that were on clearance for $2.50 a piece. Dang, that's a good Wal-Mart run if I do say so myself.

6 comments:

S said...

You have such a good hubby! What a great Dad. It is such a good feeling to get out of the house-have time for yourself....I think you have the big picture and your priorities straight-when it comes to family. That is awesome! Who cares about the house! Your spending the time -where it counts! (besides...you should see my house today! ha ha)

JUST A MOM said...

love clearance.. I use to go at the end of season and buy next years clothes.... ME TIME is good

TeamWinks said...

There will be time to clean later. You are such an adorable family!

Julie said...

I absolutely LOVE walmart clearance! I can just picture them on the couch! love it! :)

Robin said...

I'm so glad that you got some time for yourself. We all need to remember to take some of that!

Overwhelmed! said...

Wow, you got a bargin at Walmart! Good for you!

Don't you just love it when your hubbie is out and about with the kids? Oronzo always attracts so much attention when he's out with Snuggle Bug. I imagine that will double when we have #2. :)