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Rip-Roarin New Years Eve

This was last New Year's Eve-
Let the Healing Begin
Yeah, not the best New Year's Eve ever. Brendan broke his leg in two places on the 30th. The 31st was spent in misery (pretty much both of us) and on painkillers (only him). He went to bed early and I stayed up and watched TV. Woo Hoo.

Compared to that- absolutely anything is an improvement. This year Brendan is off twisting balloons along with his brother and some friends of ours. Woo Hoo- big money. Of course, that means I am at home without him. And did I mention taking care of our kids and two extra?

So far, its been pretty good. They played with toys for a while. We all had spaghetti for dinner. There was a spaghetti throwing incident but that's mostly my fault. What was I thinking leaving four kids with plates full of spaghetti alone for even a minute?
Yeah, only a small bit of it is visible in the picture.

Everyone needed some cleaning up afterward. I'm glad I thought to take off everyone's shirts first.
Yeah- there's no sauce on her spaghetti but there's still some on her forehead. Who knows how that happened? Maybe in the throwing incident?
Ellery managed to touch quite a few things- including the sheets on my bed- before I could chase her down with a washcloth.

The three big kids are settled down now- watching Monsters Inc lying on an air mattress in the living room. Ellery's asleep in her bed. And my plans for the rest of the evening? Eating homemade caramel popcorn, watching Eureka Season Two in my room and maybe finishing this hat.


balloongal said…
FOOD FIGHT!! Oh, those kids.
Very smart taking the shirts off before.
Thank you again so so so so so much. And you know I'm happy to watch your kids any time.
Me said…
Looks like an awesome New Years party to me!
balloongal said…
It's funny to think of Jr. as one of the big kids.

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