I will set the premise for this post by confessing my state of mind the past ten days.
My body is here, but my mind is elsewhere.
So I should not have been surprised when I picked up my smart phone to call my hubby, unlocked it, and then held it to my ear to make sure there was a dial tone before I dialed his number.
I am so old!
I will say that I was not too distracted one evening when I was doing dishes to soak in this scene!!
Did my heart good. Their giggles are so contagious.
In the midst of fencing last Saturday, some sneaky ones made a plan to surprise Blake!
Grant took Monday morning off, and David doesn’t have to be to work until after lunch. So they, Kayla, Chad and Lane worked on the fencing project and nearly finished it!!!
It was such an encouragement to both Blake and my heart. Thanks so much, guys!!
Addie Mae made a new kind of play doh this week.
With marshmallows, cornstarch and food coloring!
I liked the consistency of it a lot, and it was naturally gluten-free.
Eliza liked it too!
Addie Mae has finished some of her painting projects.
It is all turning out SO nice!
The school room shelves were painted black, and flowered contact paper was added to the backing.
I bought the totes with a gift certificate I had!!
The living room bookshelves and end table were painted an almond color, and then a dark wax was rubbed over them.
They are stunning!
I love the updated touches you are giving things, Addie Mae! Thank you!
We have been doing all we can to get things moving again to bring Tate home.
Our hearts are aching but we are resting in Jesus!!
We wait with excited anticipation to see how the Lord will write the rest of Tate’s homecoming story!!!
It did my heart good to have my friend Gail here today.
We packed up all the shower gifts for the Samuels family in suitcases, weighed them, and zipped them shut!
They are all ready to go to China!! What a blessing!!!
And now we are looking forward to the holiday weekend!
Hope you all are too!!
Happy 4th of July, everyone!!!