Thursday, October 25, 2012

Home Sweet Home

I am excited about this.  Even though I have not posted about it for a few weeks, I am still thrilled.  This is the latest purchase for our little family.  We are really excited to be so lucky to live in such nice home.
I have found that I will have to make this little place my own by taking it in small pieces.  I have tackled Ryan's room.  She wanted a princess theme--surprise, surprise.  She already had this really bright bed set, so there was not much I could do without making her room look too crazy.  I spent an entire day painting on these stinking stencils.  Needless to say, I don't see stenciling in my future!
Mac's room is also in progress.  He has yet to get his wall painted.  I'm thinking it will just go simple with a brown solid wall.  He is really loving his own big boy bed.  Although, he will be getting a bigger bed this next month.  He is falling out of his bed too much.  He moves enough that this little bed just wont contain him.
Finally, this is my pride and joy.  When I bought this it was hardly even a piano.  I worked so hard to restore this little girl.  I think I'll call her Hazel.  She even sounds great!  Now I'll I have to do is learn to play it all over again.  I'm learning.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

My Boy Genius

Today I found that McCallum is not just smart, but rather he is a boy genius!!  This actually stems from two days ago...

Two days ago we were eating lunch and Mac started to count his chicken nuggets.  He counted them all the way to five.  I was shocked that he could count on his own to five.  I mean he only turned two in September.  Plus, he has never counted things back to me. 

Today I was putting on his shoes so that he could go outside with his Papa.  I said: "Here is one shoe, where is the other?  Oh there it is."  Then when I put it on his foot he said two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, six.  I had to correct him that ten comes after nine but other than that my mouth was gaping wide open in shock!  I have a boy genius on my hands!!  I couldn't believe it.  Plus, he recognizes almost all the letters in the alphabet now too!  Crazy smart!! 

Boy Genius!