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Monday, September 29, 2008

Pippi Longstockings

Pippi in her new stockings. And Mom--I love that jumper you made Mistaya. Pip is wearing it in these photos and if you fancy making another one in retro fabric--I'm in!
Pip and I have just returned from craft/story time at Chapters and she made an adorable little lamb and I had my Starbucks hit. 
Today I must work on my assignments and readings. Then, dentist for Tabi and dance for Misty.
Tomorrow after Tabs dance, she and I are attending "Mama Mia" for a mom and daughter night out. I like to do the odd special thing one on one with my girls. 
Great gym workout this AM. I am pressing 180 lbs on the leg press now. 
Feeling a little ripped that all my family biking dreams did not amount to much this summer. How ever, as soon as spring hits, it's bike rack, tot seat and new bike for PJ and we are hitting the trails. No more letting Mr. PJA suggest otherwise.
Starting to reserve Sunday as family day--no playdates allowed and no Sat. night sleepovers. They have to do all sleepovers on Friday. I find our family becomes fragmented if I don't demand an exclusive family day.
Taught Mist and Tabs to do their own laundry. They are very capable little girls.
Helped Mist carry her 40 lb, giant, black, bass clarinet case to the bus stop as she also had a full back pack and a regular clarinet case to hobble over. Although, it was just "not cool" that Pip and I be seen walking her to the bus stop so we had to depart early and leave her stumbling the rest of the journey on her own.

3 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

Pippi looks adorable!!! I think I still have the pattern.
what kind of retro fabric were you thinking of?

September 29, 2008 at 1:05 PM  
Blogger theresa_hart said...

That little Pippi! Her hair looks so curly! How can the Mist possible carry a thing around that weighs more than half her weight? I am very impressed by your leg press. I challenge you to one of those leg wrestling competitions!

September 29, 2008 at 2:51 PM  
Blogger QueenMJ said...

Mom--oh you know, a cotton houndstooth or something old school girlish.

T-OK you're on. Although it may turn out like the dead bug off--we had to finally call it even because we were still going strong after an hour or so.

September 29, 2008 at 6:45 PM  

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