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The Bonus of Being Behind

We gave up Saturday in the mountains and with friends to work around the house. We spent the day cleaning up the yard . . . all of it . . . the pastures . . . the woodpile that was here and out of sorts the day we moved in . . . trimming tree branches . . . cleaning the horse trailer . . . picking up trash that has blown into our yard from the neighbor’s construction site . . . throwing out saved carpet that is 3 generations old . . . cleaning the inside of the house.

I’d say we put in our fair share of adulting on Saturday!

Sunday, we took a break. I had 13 loads of laundry to do (don’t ask), so I decided to set up scrapbooking shop in the dining room and scrapbook while I did laundry.

It’s been a LONG time since I’ve scrapbooked!

How long?

I was scrapbooking pages from June of 2008.

One HUGE bonus of scrapbooking pages from 8 years ago?

7 and 5 year old Dude and Princess :-)

JDandelion

KDandelion

All at once now – “AwwwWWWWWWwwwww!” :-)

I think I’ll leave the stuff out a little longer – the kids have enjoyed looking at their former selves as well :-)

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2 Comments

  1. Shirley says:

    Those pictures are Awwwwwww worthy…that’s exactly what came out of my mouth when I saw both of them. I loved them at that age…so adorable…and every other age also!! Love…Mom

  2. Sue Boedigheimer says:

    What fun it was to see their pictures. Every stage is wonderful. But I do miss how cute they were and happy. Now it is a new wonderful time with them. I can’t believe I forced Jason to dance with me. I feel silly when I look back on that. I really had fun with him and Keira at Christmas. It was an absolutely great Christmas, as it always is with your family.
    Love
    Sue

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