I so wish I was a mom who felt she could make a homemade Halloween costume. These amazing and fun ideas gave me hope until I realized my daughter is going to wear her Ariel costume even if I tried to convince her otherwise. But, man are they cute! Even I could pull off the Fluffy White Cloud Costume!!
Fall has arrived even though my boys still insist on wearing shorts everyday to school. My middle son Luke turns 7 tomorrow and he is the easiest kid in the world to shop for as he likes …. everything.
Here are some highlights- his lists are always interesting.
Heelys- my oldest son has these and Luke has been pining for them ever since
LED Titanium watch- he got this early yesterday and when I visited his 1st grade class yesterday, I saw him checking it like 100 times- pretty cool for $20
Luke= Spy Gear. I think we own everything made by this company except the Spy Door Alarm
Wolverine Claws- yep. Just what I was hoping he would want! I’m sure no one will get hurt with these in our house. P.S. when I searched for a picture of these, I found it frightening how many pictures there are of grown men wearing these pretending to be Hugh Jackman.
Also on his list is a memory foam pillow (too funny in my eyes), a skateboard and a remote control car. It will be fun to see which skateboard he picks when my husband takes him shopping tomorrow.
Have a great weekend!
Years ago, I was hooked on Momastery. She has some very insightful posts. But in the last year, I felt like everything became heavy- just too much for me to read in my free time. I didn’t have time for 15 paragraphs! Well, this post is one I really really like. I agree- I hear parents telling their kids to be BRAVE all the time! (I think this may have increased when the movie Brave came out- it became a new buzzword of sorts!)
This article reminds me to tell my kids to listen to their inner voice. Even when we may be shouting for them to do something different- This is What Brave Means.
Here’s Kelly Corrigan again, writing an amazing post about her mother! Loved it.
My Mom’s Surprising Request, by Kelly Corrigan
I thought her Spinach, Avocado and Sun-Dried Tomato Home Fries Skillet was delicious- and easy. Served with orange juice, this was a quick and fast meal to serve my family!
I also made her Easy Chicken Fried Rice. Everyone liked it- even a friend my son had over- so I would make this again but possibly add a little more flavor.
Tonight I am making Easy Homemade Burrito bowls- it’s her knock-off of Chipotle’s burrito bowls which we are BIG fans of in this house!
A friend from Chicago will be visiting us tomorrow and I will make my go-to Inas Steak Sandwiches with The Best Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie for a dessert. I may even make the Sauteed Corn… again! It’s become a go-to as well!
Have a great week!