Friday, November 27, 2009

Simon's been using his imagination and creativity lately!
It's been super cool to see what he comes up with when he plays indepently.
Like a Chef (that goes shirtless)...
A pirate...

A Rock Star (there we go- shirtless again...geez)...

A race car driver in a homemade fort...
The list goes on and on.

I love seeing Simon's mind create.
What a miracle...such a blessing!
I love how God works in our lives.
He shows us something new and rich each and everyday.
If we BLINK, we'll miss it...
that's why we have to keep our eyes open
and be grateful for the many ways our Mighty Father blesses us.
I got hit by the "blessing" stick from the Lord when I saw the pics of sweet Simon.
I have to STOP rushing from one thing to another,
and start slowing down and SEEING His goodness...
in my child, in my family, in my world.
I am thankful my child has a creative, energy-filled mind...
it's simple, but it's something I should NOT take for granted!
When I get rushed, frustrated, irritated, or whatever..
I need to remember this...

and NOT blink...

or I'll miss it!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Sweet idea!
One for mommy and one for daughter!

Adult full apron $25
Child's full $16

Full Apron with front pockets $25

Just some ideas for fun full-aprons while cookin' for the holidays.

GREAT gift for hostesses or family for Christmas!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Dish Towels $7.50 (or 2 for $14)

Available Now!!! Come in Christams fabrics too. Perfect for hostess gifts for those holiday parties:)

Friday, November 20, 2009

Today, we went to the Santa Ana Zoo with our Kids Klub group....VERY fun!
Since Simon is not in Preschool, I try to get him out to local field trips with friends.
We get books from the library on the topics and spend time
reading, talking, drawing pictures, and even role playing about our trip.
As a former 2nd grade teacher, I crave this time with Simon as my little son (and my student)!
We make it fun...hang out with friends...
and learn a lesson or two about life:)
He LOVES it!
I LOVE it!
I'm thankful!

When we got home, Daddy asked Simon to cut up the soda plastic holders
so the sea animals won't get sick from eating them.
He GLADLY cut them up with his scissors and took pride
in his cutting abilities and
his love for saving the animals.
It's amazing what they pick up on at this age.
Simon turns 4 in December,and sometimes I feel like he's 14!
I love spending time with him...
watching him learn...
watching him grow...
and watching God develop his abilities, mind, and heart.
Great field trip for Simon...and for Mommy!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Dish Towels $7.50 (or 2 for $14)

Available Now! Super cute hostess gifts for the Christmas parties. Holiday fabrics are in stock.

Long-Sleeve T-Shirt Dress $24

This one sold, but there are MORE like these in fun prints!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Super Hero onesie with Cape $20

This is one of my faves! Onesie by itself is $12...Cape is attached by velcro on the back of onesie so it can be taken off for naptime:)

Football Helmet Onesie $16

Long-Sleeve Onesies and regular t-shirts $18

Saturday, November 14, 2009

It's been CRAZY...and I mean CRAZY for us in the Larson home. I'm updating you on a few activities that we've been involved with in the past month. I am pooped! But happy:) Here's a little view into our lives starting with a Harvest Party in the Canyon... that's a hand-grown pumpkin by our dear friends in their garden! Simon and his best buddy, Cade, on Holloween night. Making that wig (or dredlocks) was a pain....Simon is suppose to look like "Sid the Science Kid"...if you haven't watched it, it is awesome! The night was full of eating, trick-or-treating, laughing, playing, and lots of memories that Little Man is still talking about...
Halloween Party with all of Simon's friends! He's the one in the red sweatshirt who looks a little confused.... A quick birthday party for the most darling 5 year-old who lives in a shelter. Dave is the facilitator of an outreach club at his school that brings cupcakes, gifts and celebrates birthday parties for children who are in great need. It blessed the socks of me to be in their precious and full of joy!

Bringing the gals from SCC to Isaiah's House to do matter how busy, I still enjoy my time with those sweethearts. They are gentle, mellow-mannered, and thankful for anyone who gives them time and a smile.

Making zuchinni pumpkin pancakes in between sewing, phone calls for the boutique, emails, cleaning, playing, picking up, and brushing my teeth somewhere in there so I can kiss my husband...

A LONG couple of months preparing for our church's Holiday Boutique that I helped put on. Hours upon hours of time was put towards this event. In my opinion, it was a success! People were welcomed, offered yummy treats, they seemed happy and content...that was the goal! We raised about $600 and are grateful to God for every penny. The more important part was that the women who came felt like they were in a place of peace and joy in our church. My bubsies booth did pretty well to...but I still have a lot to sell...Keep Shopping!!

Ending with a soccer game today where I FORGOT to bring snack for the Team!!!! (Bad Mommy)! We sprused Simon up for his Team can tell he is tired too (he's on the right)! He's been a trooper with his mommy...we ended with a nice family day today...a much over-do day together. Can't wait to get back in the routine and hangin' out with my little man.

All in all, I am beyond thankful for being sustained with strength, peace, and perseverance during the most INSANE season of my life. Not one family member got the "swine flu," I rested well at night, I made some dough to pay for Christmas presents this year, I have a home, food on the table, and friends and family who love me...what else can I ask really, what else can I ask for? Nothing! This is it! I am blessed...I have joy in my heart...and I have a Savior who wants the very best for my life. He never said it would be easy, but He did say He would walk with every step of the Way! Be encouraged...We have a Good and Mighty God who wants the best for all of us!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Dish Towels $7.50 (or 2 for $14)

Polka-Dot T-Shirt Dress $22

Available in 2T NOW!