No Joke

It was a lovely day today. It was a rough night…trying to get Melody to bed, and she woke up early this morning. But…

We had a great day! You’ll see more on Friday in Our Week in Photos. We went to the library for storytime. Melody got 2 stamps, one on each hand. And Grandma Pat was back. She does help to maintain some sanity among the kiddos during the storytime. hehe

Since it was nice and sunny out, with a cool breeze, we went to the park. Last week we went to the park closer to the library, but then everyone came after the playtime. So, we decided to go to the park closer to home. There were a TON of people there!!! At least there are 4 play structures. I hear they’re going to open the water park again…although we’re in a drought (STATE OF EMERGENCY, people!!). Anyhow, it was fun. We came home and had leftover pizza from last night. We went to Papa Murphy’s for pizza yesterday because they were having a fundraiser for a little girl who has a rare kidney disease. Papa Murphy’s was donating 75%!!! of all business from yesterday to the family. Melody liked the Garlic Chicken pizza with tomato.

Come back on Friday to see park photos. For some reason, we have a lot of photos already from this week…maybe to make up for the lack of last week.

Hope everyone has a great rest of the week.

Our Week in Photos (Week 12 of 52)

Last Week
On Saturday, we had friends from church over. They have 2 little girls. One is a little older than Melody. They had so much fun. We did make-your-own quesadillas with our quesadilla maker, and Melody seemed to really enjoy it. We made wraps with the rest of the tortilla, and let’s just say that we’ve found a new favorite food for our little girl. I think we might be able to stick anything in there and she’ll eat it…but she’s not really picky about her food anyhow (thank goodness!)

This Week
I had my appointment on Monday. It went well. My doctor got me out of jury duty. hehe Norm may need to go in next Wednesday. Oh, we also celebrated the 1st anniversary of being homeowners!! On Tuesday, we celebrated my birthday early with Vietnamese food at Le Soleil and a free scoop of ice cream at Baskin Robbins. A big CONGRATULATIONS to our friends Dawn and Brandon on the birth of their 2nd baby. Tyler is a big brother to Baby Katherine (Katie)!!! Now we’re just waiting for the other Tyler to be a big brother…any day now. It was an exceptionally sunny day out on Wednesday, so we went to the park after storytime, and Melody did not want to leave. She actually enjoyed doing laps (like her Uncle Bakkie) around the play area and watching the kids, but did play on the structure for awhile. Yesterday, we visited with my mom for our birthday. Yes, we have the same birthday. Week 12 of 52

Upcoming
Thanks to all the Company Girls who have been praying for us. Norm has a first round interview this upcoming Monday for the position that he had the phone interview for last Friday. We’re signed up for the Sibling Celebration and the tour at the hospital. Less than 70 days left now…just counting down. Melody is doing a lot better with her anxiety.

Updated
We added a few photos to Week 11 of 52. There was a break from the rain, and it has been rather nice out lately. My dad came over last week to help us start our vegetable garden. Hopefully, we’ll have a plentiful harvest this year, but not so much of the tomatoes because I lost count after 200+.

From Week 12 of 52

– Joyce