Monday, December 7, 2009

Home for 6 Days!

That's right, I have had a mini 6-day vacation. I took some time off work and am on my 5th of 6 days off. It's been wonderful! On Saturday, we all went to one of our mega malls and enjoyed the holiday rush.

It's a great time for shopping, buying presents, and enjoying the commercial side of Christmas. Yes, it is actually enjoyably for me to see what all the shops and stores do! I love Christmas.

But the mall was packed...and I mean, almost difficult for us to walk. Baby girl got REALLY antsy about halfway through, and was pretty much done with her stroller. Her need to walk around and explore just about wore us out.

We seriously contemplated buying one of those backpacks that have a kiddy 'leash' on them so she would be able to walk around, yet we could still have her close by. I know some parents hate them, but to me, it seems like a great compromise between both kids and parents. We'll see if we actually get one.

Yesterday we spent at home, but Brit and I managed to get out to see The Blind Side with Sandra Bullock. GREAT movie! If you haven't seen it, it's based on a true story and is definitely worth seeing. A feel good movie for the holidays.

For these next two days I will be doing my usual, staying home with baby girl and doing my normal house stuff. Have some heavy web site work to do tomorrow on another one of my sites. Going to suck up most of my free time. But I love doing it!

Today is also Not Me! Monday. Over at MckMama's blog, you can join a blog carnival of sorts that lets you see other Not Me! posts just like this one.

I am not postponing a haircut, which is already 3 months overdue. Strange how time constraints limit things you could easily do before :)

I did not feed my baby girl a toaster strudel this morning loaded with frosting. She loved it, beut we definitely strive for much healthier breakfasts!

And finally, I am not currently battling one tiny ringworm episode on my arm! I have absolutely no clue how I got it, but it's there nonetheless. I have been very careful with it, and am using a topical med, but it's annoying that it's there. Never had it before. It's not an actual worm for those that don't's a fungus that likes warm, moist places. Like I said, no idea how it got on my arm (not pet related, I assure you). Anyways, it's clearing up...just strange is all.


Confessions From A Working Mom said...

Stopping by from MckMama's-- nice to "meet" you!

I am thrilled to hear you loved your six day "mini-vacation". I have one later this month, and I keep debating whether it's too much time or not enough!!!


Kristina Petrella said...

hopped on over from MckMama's!

Don't you just LOVE it when fun stuff like ringworm shows up?

Love it!

The McIntyre Family said...

We had one of the leash backpacks and it was a life saver!!! Our little girl hated riding in the stroller and wanted to be out and exploring. It gave her freedom but peace of mind for us and I got my stuff done without constantly running after her. Well worth the purchase!!!