Friday, May 18, 2012
Friday's Fave Five is hosted by Living to Tell the Story. It's a great way for me to stay on the positive side, and remember both the big and little blessings in life.
1. Summer Break for Grasshopper.
I really hate that he missed the last 2 weeks of school, though. Apparently, when Firefly went to get his shots, we all picked up something different. I guess we've been passing it around to each other. As soon as one of us get better, another round hits. Fevers and tissues and pain relievers have been abundant around our house the past couple of weeks. We're still very blessed, though, and I'm quite excited about summer break! :)
2. A date with Jonathan.
We didn't get to go out on our anniversary, so we postponed plans for a week. Last Saturday,(when it actually seemed the boys were mostly better) my parents watched them while we ate out and went to the movies. We ate at The Iguana Grill, which was the first time for us. We learned that it has an awesome atmosphere, but the food wasn't the best. It was still good, though, especially since I didn't have to cook it. We also watched The Avengers, which we both LOVED! (I'll post my full thoughts on it soon, Lord willing).
3. A new shade tree planted on our anniversary.
This should have actually been on last week's post, but I didn't post then, so I'm rolling it over. We're in desperate need of some shade in our backyard, so for our anniversary(on the 5th), we planted a new tree. Well, Jonathan planted it and I watched and took pictures. :) It's suppose to be fast growing and I'm pretty excited about it.
4. A new nephew.
That makes 7 nephews and still 1 niece. With all the sickness around here, we've kept our distance, so I haven't met him yet. Soon, though, hopefully.
I know this one is probably pretty obvious for me. They provide SUCH encouragement, though(sometimes with a bit of guilt). ;) I love reading a good book and getting a whole new outlook on certain Bible verses or subjects. One certain book I've read lately has caused me to search through verses researching a subject I thought I knew well. It's caused deeper study, and that's always a good thing!
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