Hey all! Before I get into my #ThisIs40 Week 4 in Photos, I wanted to tell you about a new project I’ve started. So many people contact me each week for advice on writing, so I thought I’d share my free “writing workouts” with those interested. Head over to the new inspiredPrompts page on Dine & Dish to learn more! If you want to improve your writing skills, I promise this will help.
OK, now on to my #ThisIs40 week 4 in photos!
October 27th: If there is one thing that has changed as I’ve aged, it’s the way I spend a Sunday. Currently, I love to read the newspaper and drink my morning coffee before doing anything else in the day. I love Sunday mornings! Oh, and I had to capture Meg snuggling up to Nick. She still growls and barks at him when he walks into a room, but every once in awhile she decides he’s good enough to snuggle by. She’s so goofy.
October 28th: I’ve been trying really hard to take most of the day off work on Mondays and Fridays. It’s kind of hitting me hard that Leah will be in kindergarten next year, so on the days she’s home, we’re making the most of it. Today started with Leah wanting a pajama day, which was totally fine with me. We read books, had a tea party, and just hung out together. We went to the park around 2pm, then came home and as soon as we walked in the door she started crying that her back hurt. She was asleep within 10 minutes, sitting on my lap. As the minutes and then hours passed, she was getting warmer and warmer. By that night she had a fever of 104 and was not feeling good at all 🙁 (She ended up being sick until Wednesday night!)
I also loved this picture of Ella up in the biggest tree in our yard. She’s my little monkey!
October 29th: It began raining today, which made for a perfect couple of days to be inside with a sick kiddo!
October 30th: Leah is still sick, but since she missed her Halloween party at school I was feeling awful. We took a little drive to Target for some retail therapy… I caved and bought her a toy horse she had been wanting forever. On the way back, we drove down my favorite nearby road. It’s always gorgeous, no matter what time of year!
October 31st: Leah was finally fever free and feisty as ever once she woke up today. Just in time for Halloween! We hosted our 6th Annual “Boo in the Bubble” halloween party with our neighbors tonight. My kids had a great time and of course came home with more candy than we need!
November 1st: Tonight I volunteered at a bone marrow drive for Be The Match in honor of Super Bo. (Please click here to read Bo’s story!) A bone marrow transplant would greatly help Bo and so many other people who have been diagnosed with Leukemia, Lymphoma and other life threatening diseases. Did you know that registering to be included in the Be The Match bone marrow registry is simple? All it takes is some simple paperwork and a quick swab of your cheek. Please consider signing up to be someone’s cure. Thanks!
November 2nd: I spent a good part of today getting the prompts and newsletter for inspiredPrompts set up. It was a good, very productive day! (I hope you’ll sign up!)
That’s it for this week! Kelly turns 10 tomorrow, so I’m sure we’ll have lots and lots of birthday pictures to share. I hope you all have a GREAT week!
For other Project 365 and #ThisIs40 posts, make sure to click this link to head to the archives.
Remember, for pictures that may not make the cut for my #ThisIs40 posts, you can always follow me on Instagram!