This girl is growing up so fast on me! She is seriously the sweetest though. Last night before she got into bed she wanted to "feel baby sister moving," and then she gave my belly a hug and a kiss, completely unprompted. Made my heart melt. I'm excited to get to see her as a big sister :)
Some other favorites include jackets (as long as they meet three criteria: hood, zipper, pockets), "no," and helping me with anything and everything (dishes, cooking, folding laundry, starting the washing machine, starting the dishwasher).
We just put up our Christmas tree and Evie loves it. She asks "Mommy, plug in Christmas lights, please?" (Which comes out "Mommy, pug in kiss-mas ights pease?" in case you're curious.)
I'm pregnant! Hah. Some days I forget until I bend over to pick something up or I'm trying to stand up from sitting on the floor with Evie. Little baby girl is super active (especially when I lay down at night) and is growing well. I'm to the point where I have check-ups every two weeks. I just know that she will be here before I know it!
I'm working on being "better" about sweets...again... This is a common issue I deal with, hah. Right now I am doing treats every other day. My goal is to get down to just twice a week, but it's December. So many tasty treats to be made, parties to attend, and pounds to gain ;) hahahah.
I'm still reading in The Wheel of Time series. I'm about to finish up book 6. Before I start #7 I am going to read The Best Yes for the book club I'm hosting at my place in January. I'm really liking this series, but it is very much a big time commitment which is why I hadn't read them before now (I first heard about the series when I was finishing up high school).
He has been a hunting fiend this deer season! ;) So far he has 3 deer to his name: one doe, one button buck, and one buck. He has been enjoying every weekend down at his parents property since the season opened in order to put away some great meat for this next year!
We recently returned from a trip to San Antonio for Thanksgiving. It was so fun to see Graham's extended family (on both of his parents' sides) and to be in San Antonio again! We took Evie to see the San Antonio temple one day, but we mostly stayed in and enjoyed time catching up with extended family. Evie had a blast with her "cousins" (Graham's cousins that are younger) and did great on the trip both ways.
One thing we are doing to celebrate Christmas this year is the LIGHTtheWORLD advent calendar. Each day focuses on something Jesus did, and provides ways that we can be like Jesus in that way. You can go to https://www.mormon.org/ to watch the video that introduces the idea, and download the calendar here.
Love you all and hope you have a Merry Christmas!