Well, things have been a whirlwind lately. I've been working, attempting to manage the house and I had a benefit for the local community center at our restaurant this past weekend. It was a lot of work. I got local farms to donate food, so coordinating all that was difficult. We also had a auction, so it was a bit of craziness all around. Add to that soccer practice, dance class, CSA pickups and we're just super busy.
I'm loving the fall. All of the sudden it's fall and it's so beautiful. This is one of the most beautiful times of year around here. Driving on the windy country and looking at the beautiful leaves on the trees.
Some funny things Samantha has said lately:
She wants to be a cleaning lady when she grows up, that or a rock star. She will charge $2 to clean restaurants or houses and $1 to clean cars.
Also, Mom, do you know who the coolest girl ever is? Hannah Montanta. (She has no idea who this is, just knows that she's cool. Someone in her class has a older sister and so they discuss how cool HM is.
Then she told me that we should pretend to be teenagers. If teenagers don't like each other they say, "you are such a tattletale". so we played this game where we said that to each other and then pretended to be mad. I have no idea where she gets this stuff from.
And lastly, Ella slept in a big girl bed last night. It's been in her room for months and so last night I finally let her sleep in it. She did well. For awhile now Ella has been waking up between 3:30 and 4:30 and then comes and sleeps in our room. Does anyone have any ideas on how to stop this without waking the whole house up?
It's a beautiful day outside here in New York.
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