I got up on Thursday morning last week, and as per usual, found Denay's bedroom door open along with Paisley's, and upon entering Paisley's room, found my "baby" doing this..... My first thought? Picture.
My second thought? I need to lower the crib mattress.
My third thought? If I'm going to start taking apart the crib, I might as well go all the way and move it into Denay's room.
We had been talking about getting the girls into the same room sooner rather than later, because we figured the earlier we do it, the easier it would be.
Those of you who know me well, know what followed thought number three....screwdrivers and chaos.
My mom phoned in the middle of it. Both children were crying, I had broken one of the dropside brackets and my frustration level was rising by the second. So being the awesome mom she is, she came over and held Paisley while I quickly finished my mission.
It took the rest of the day for me to get completely finished but the day long blitz was well worth it.
I couldn't manage to find a before photo of both the girls' rooms before but what is now the toy room, was Paisley's room and both of the girls are now together in Denay's room.
"The Play Room" "The Girl Room" I still need to get Paisley's name frames off of the wall in her old room.....and I'm thinking something like thisis in order for the alphabet photos.
So far, the girls are doing swimmingly with being together and are able to nap as long as they used to, and, thanks to a piece of spray painted corrugated plastic on their window, are sleeping well through the night.
One more transition that has seemed to carry off without a hitch!
Once upon a time, a little family of four packed up their little home on wheels for a weekend of fun. Before they went anywhere, everyone had to have their TH's Iced Capp (chocolate milk in an Iced Capp cup for Denay)...... .......a regular for His Highness..... .....and one made with chocolate milk and a shot of mint for Her Majesty (who was particularly estatic for the first Iced Capp of the year).
The day was made even more wonderful by how warm it was. We arrived at our destination and the fun began. The two princesses played famously in the sunshine and many smiles were had! The Littlest Princess was quick to start helping with all the set-up. This little family just couldn't do without their Canucks, so we really roughed it. There were manymany trike rides with the Biggest Princess sporting her brand spankin' new helmet. And I wasn't exaggerating when I said many trike rides.....
The little family spent their nights in their home on wheels, Heidi the Hideout.
The little family enjoyed lots of campfires so there was much wood to be chopped and His Highness and the Biggest Princess were sure to take care of that. The little family spent their mornings snuggling in a tiny bed. The little family were sure to take long walks to work off all of the junk food they were eating while on their fun getaway. Quiet trails in the forest make for a wonderful time walking with a couple of the little family's favourite people. A couple of Her Majesty's most beloved people.... And a couple more.....Biggest Princess loves her Opa. Littlest Princess had much emailing to catch up on. ......I really wasn't kidding when I said lots of trike rides! This is how the little family spent their days..... This is how Her Majesty spent her nights....trying to keep warm The little family's special family brought along some little puppies and the Biggest Princess always wanted to show them off. Opa spent sometime catching up on the latest edition of RV Times. The little family spent sometime at the beach, in the sunshine. Her Majesty had to rescue the frisbee a couple of times. Littest Princess had lots of fun hanging with her Oma.....did I mention it was in the sunshine. Sun. Sand. Water.....SUN. :: LOVE :: :: SILLY :: Opa and Biggest Princess and His Highness built castles in the sand. :: GOOFY :: The little family hung out around the firepit, in our camp chairs, and roasted smokies, marshmallows and made oooey, gooey smores. Then the little family had to pack up and head to their big home, all the while looking forward to their next fun getaway...... THE END
The day before Mother's Day (and right after burning a one inch long mark onto my arm with my flat iron) we hustled our little family out of the house for a long awaited family portrait session with Loni of Tuesday Photography in a cute little park. We were spoiled to have had Loni photograph my Paisley belly WAY back in September (that post is here). We had such fun!
Enjoy! Loni was, once again, incredible.
She brought a big bouquet of balloons for Denay to play with and (as you can see above) an old vintage camera for Denay to play assistant with, and boy did she ever.
She captured our family, perfectly, just as we are and I am thrilled with all the fabby shots we got!
Thanks Loni and thanks to my family for being so stinkin' adorable!
I am a farm girl by birth, a small town girl by choice and a lover of all things loveable - my Heavenly Father, my amazing husband, a super cute four-year-old girl and her unchable two-year-old sister, reading, blogging and scrapbooking, Frank Sinatra and Country music, a good comfy hoodie, and all things summertime.
I am a SAHM and Domestic Engineer. This, is my life.