Friday, December 23, 2011

French Fries on the Front Lawn

 

I think that title aptly describes my life right now.  And it’s 100% true.  There are, in fact, french fries on my front lawn right now, because that was the quickest way to evacuate them from my car.   I also found a chicken nugget, but french fries on the front lawn has more alliteration than chicken nuggets on the front lawn, no? Anyway, so, hi!  Life’s still crazy!

And this post is going to have a crazy amount of randomness and pictures, so brace yourselves.

No, I’m not engaged despite the fact that the self portrait below looks like I’m displaying new bling.  Which I guess I am since the new bathroom is totally blinged out, in a sense. 

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But, first, let’s visit the old bathroom.  She was a real peach, if you know what I mean.  {Note the soffit above the shower because that’s the last you’ll see of it!  Yay!}

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Behold, le new salle de bain.  Fancy Nancy for bathroom :)

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My favorite part?  I go back and forth between the space-saving wall-mounted sink and the open shelving.  Oh, and this nifty feature on the new toilet paper roll…

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I mean, seriously, I’d change the toilet paper twelve times a day just because it’s so dang easy now.  No more awkward fumbling with the roll holder, just tilt that baby up and it’s done.  Love. It.

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Moving right along…it’s Christmas!  Yay!  Santa is coming real soon, so we’re all festive and such.  Our Christmas card this year turned out just being the Beckster because I wasn’t content with any of the family ones we’ve taken.  I have to say, the picture montage I chose really epitomizes our life with a  3-year-old.  Crazy, wonderful, and completely unpredictable. 

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We decorated as soon as we moved back into our home, and I’ve still been tweaking things.  So far, this:

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The family Christmas tree…

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One of my fav Christmas decorating traditions is magnetizing all of our Christmas card pictures to a chalkboard that my BFF (hi, Allie!) gave us for our wedding.  I love looking at the pics so much, they’ll sometimes remain there until February or March!

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And, lastly, if you’re looking for a quick gift to give the children in your life, this is what I gave my pumpkins at school this year – from The Dollar Tree and I monogrammed them with each student’s first initial.

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I’ll be back…tomorrow-ish with the First Annual K Girls Christmas Cookie Decorating Extravaganza!

{Happy, Mom?! ;)}

7 comments:

Amanda said...

I love this post and the simplicity of your Christmas card display. I must copy. I also am thinking about cutting off the Christmas party and leaving them up until next Christmas.

Trekga said...

Are they plastic cups and did you use paint pen for monogram?

Love your bathroom redo!

Booky4First said...

As always I am impressed with your remodeling. That is so needed in my main bathroom. Love...the subway tiles. What is your paint color?

Have a great Christmas and enjoy being AT HOME!

Katie Blomer said...

And... It's your BIRTHDAY!!! Love you!

Hadar said...

Your new bathroom is absolutely gorgeous!! What a difference some paint can make! I love the white framed mirror!

Erica said...

I love your new bathroom and the beautiful Christmas decorations! You've got a good eye for style! Hope your Christmas was merry!

Amanda at Learn, Laugh, Grow! said...

Just wanted to let you know that I love your blog :) The pictures you post are just wonderful and the silly moments through out your day make me chuckle!
Thanks for your posts - from a new teacher blogger!

Amanda
Learn, Laugh, Grow!