It's already Tuesday, but I really want to share our weekend! The little bro turned the big 2-5 (yay! lower insurance!) & we celebrated him all day Saturday! He requested that I cook(which was flattering)- so I did, & we enjoyed the day with my side of the family. We ate, watched a movie, played Wii, & of course ate some more! It was a fun day! I forgot how much of a blaze 25 lit candles make- haha! We are so proud of my brother & the man he is growing into. He has had more than his share of struggles in his life. To see him where he is now blesses us tremendously, & we are thankful for his life & how far he has come! He has the biggest, kindest, softest heart, & though I'm the big sister- I wish Icould be more like him. HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my favorite brother! We love you & could not be more proud of you!
Sunday, we rounded up for church- let me just say, Satan works extra hard on Sundays to keep us from making it to church. Jett is a pretty scheduled kid. I can guesstimate how things are going to go from day to day (for the most part). But not on Sundays. His schedule is ALWAYS "off" on Sundays- which throws our schedule "off"- which sends me into a complete tizzy. I like things to flow- to go as planned- & on Sundays the plan/schedule/flow simply does not exist. It is so frustrating! It would be so much easier to just stay home! But then I get to church, & hear the message, & know EXACTLY why it's hard to get to there- because I NEED to be there to hear the message, & Satan knows it! We are so blessed to have such a wonderful church - one where the word of God is preached, & where the people feel like family. It was an empowering message about loving others, & both Jared & I left feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, & ready to show the love of Christ to others!
After church, we came home, ate leftovers, & put Jett down for his nap. Jared & I seized the opportunity to cozy up on the couch to catch a couple zzzz's ourselves. Jett slept for almost 3 hours, & we appreciated that! To quote Jared, "It has been 6 months since we've had a nap!" He was super excited!!
We ended the day with a trip to the park. It was a beautiful evening, & we spent it pushing Jett in the baby swings & chatting with some other couples we met there. Jett absolutely loved swinging & watching all of the other kids play! It is so much fun spending time as a family- there is nothing I'd rather be doing!
It was a fabulous weekend! Simple, but full. Full of fun, love, & laughter! It doesn't get better than that!