Happy Friday, friends! Honestly, I can’t believe it’s Friday again. These weeks are flying by.
Sunday night I introduced Jojo to the show Survivor. Joseph and I started watching it when Jojo was a baby. Jojo really got into the episode and asked if he could watch it with me again next week. It’s crazy to think that we began wactching the show when he was only a couple of months old. Almost 10 years ago! Now he’s sitting with us watching it and enjoying it!
On Tuesday we went to a Patriotic Concert for Mary’s 4th grade class. Jojo was never big into singing in front of people so he opts out of those events. But Mary was totally in it. I wish I would’ve gotten a video of her singing. My girl was in the front row and sang her little heart out.
On Wednesday, we went to our local frozen yogurt spot, Swirlees for Mary’s End of the Year Softball Party. This was her first year playing softball. We were blessed with wonderful coaches who were patient, encouraging and taught Mary a lot.
It was a bit chilly this week in Georgia. I took advantage of the weather and wore my new boots from Target.
Here’s a better picture from their website.
You definitely need these! Such a good shoe for fall and winter.
So I tried something new this week. I went to a girl who does lash extensions and decided to give them a try. I’ve only had them on for about 48 hours, but I love them so far. I know not everyone likes them and has the time for the upkeep. I can’t really say since I’ve only had them on two days, but I will let you guys know how it goes. I have really short lashes so I am loving the longer look. And I’ve loved that I don’t need mascara!
My sweet bug is loving Math. She is learning multiplication tables on her own just because! Last night she came in the bathroom while I got ready for bed and showed me a new math problem she made up.
Last night we had the big kids’ Art Show at school. I love love love buying their framed art. The pieces I have so far are in our media room. I can’t wait to add these on the wall. I love how the school does this each year and how they use the same style frame. It really makes this OCD momma happy!
I am still loving Church of the Small Things. I am hosting a Virtual Bible Study using the study guide, but I’m also reading the book. This paragraph really stood out to me this morning.
I can totally relate to her. I spent so many years wishing and dreaming I had certain things. I always lived in the future and I missed what was right in front of me. I missed the blessings God had for me right then and there. It’s ok to plan and look to the future. But it is super important to live in the now. To love and be intentional now. Even if life isn’t great right now, God is using that time to teach you something. Maybe it’s something that you will use to minister to others in the future?
And that wraps up this week’s Friday Favorites. We have a super busy weekend ahead. I’ll be honest, I’m already tired thinking about it. I hope you all have a wonderful weekend full of lots of family time and fun. I’m hoping to start putting up our Christmas decor this weekend. It’s super early for me, but we are ready!