The summer grind was late to start. Weeks of rain and not-so-ideal weather left us aching for some real summer time action. Well, thank you late July and August. We’ve been blessed with sunny skies, sticky sweaty temperatures and plenty of hours splashing around. AND then I look, and Bmac starts school in 2 weeks!
Insert sad face emoji here.
What is it about back to school season that lights a fire under my toosh. It is the equivalent of what I remember nesting before a new baby felt like. I want to turn my house upside down. Buy new notebooks and calendars. Organize each closet. START FRESH. Starting fresh with the hopes of keeping my act together this school year. Please tell me I am not the only mom who zooms back home before drop off time to grab paperwork to fill out. Or that it is “wear your school colors day” and I send in my child in every color other than that.
Lots of whoopsies. Sometimes I am on my game and other days, well, I slip. But this year, this year is my year!! HAHA. Just kidding. Relax. I’ll be right there with all you guys trucking through the days of car pool drop off, mommy and me days, field trips etc.
BUT if my house is more put together, if things are a bit more organized maybe I’ll increase my odds by 25% to be more of a PTA mom than a “I need my Starbucks MOM!”
So you’re going to see a few posts streaming in these next two weeks revolving around getting my act together. From school lunches, to room makeovers, to yard work. I need everything around me in its place before the school year starts.
This monster of a pup is hanging quite well in our house, if you were wondering. So I can foresee a ton of surprise picks ups with him in the car as well. The boys love when he tags along.
I painted Brody’s room this week. IT LOOKS AMAZING. I cannot wait to show you guys the transformation. I told Dan I need a few solid hours to put together the finishing touches today, and by golly I hope I can get it done to share with you all tomorrow!
We have another fun collaboration with Chalkworthy. This time, tackling our laundry room – you can look for that post coming next week! It is the bomb dot com.
And yesterday, if you saw on social media ….
We took another punch at a few dying trees. This time 5 in the front yard, and 1 in the backyard. This team of guys were SO efficient! In and out in 2 hours. We set up chairs in the driveway and watched in amazement. I think in comparison to our family tree day last year, we actually held our own for being non-pro’s!
Cannot wait to show you all the updates. I just need these kiddos to free play nicely together, tackle meals in between and get them in bed on time to get the school routine started.
I can do it, I can do it, I can do it …
Who am I kidding? I need Starbucks, STAT.