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Keeping Up with the Mazzolas

Bright Sunshiny Day

I guess I was about due for something to go my way, so I’ll just start by saying that I killed it today. Totally made today my betch. I got so many little things done today, and I did it all while the hubs was taking call at the hospital (read: unavailable from 5:30-9…aka all the hours in which these little heathens toddlers are awake).

I woke up this morning, and the sun was shining. All the praise hands, y’all. I got to deliver a gorgeous Jenny Lind high chair to the sweetest momma. Which means I got some extra spending money for Christmas. There is not a thing I love more than picking out special gifts for people, so this will absolutely come in handy.

[For those of you that don’t know, I am the self-proclaimed Jenny Lind Girl of the palmetto state.]

I also got a couple of sweet notes/messages today regarding my sweet baby James. I have been so blessed with the outpouring of love and support I’ve gotten from so many people. There is so much good in this world, and it’s nice to be reminded of that every once in awhile. I need to get on the ball with writing thank-you notes to all of you, and I will. Please know that every text, email, note, card, or letter has been read and appreciated.

Then I come home and manage to get both kids fed and napping at the same time. FOR TWO HOURS. Cue the angel chorus. Momma cashed in on that by catching a thirty minute cat nap of my own, which was absolutely fabulous, in case you were wondering. Made a list of things that I needed to get at the store, once I realized we were out of cat food and milk, so I wasn’t going to be able to get away with not making a trip to ye olde Publix. Once the boys woke up, I managed to get them dressed and looking presentable (me, not so much– my fashionable day was monday) and out the door.

Roll up to Publix, and we had our pick of shopping carts. All three of the race car buggies were there, and the double-tiered one (the Mercedes of shopping buggies) was available for us to use. The boys were thrilled. They behaved the entire time, and Cole struck up casual conversation with friendly strangers on every aisle. Very unlike him because he’s usually the shy one. That just goes to show how well this day was going. He even used his manners–bless his little heart– “thanks for the cookie,” and “excuse me.” He’s getting to be so chatty, and it’s really amazing to see.

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As a reward for their behavior, we went to Moe’s to grab some dinner to take home. That’s where I started losing them to the terrible twos, and I was more than ready to be tagged out when Matt got home. But I will consider this a very successful day. Such a nice change of pace.

 

 

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