Guess what? On Friday, I too was diagnosed with an ear infection! What's up with that? Ear infections aren't supposed to be contagious! But apparently the same bug attacked us all in the same way. Sam and I also had a touch of conjunctivitis along with the ear infection. So I joined the amoxycillin club. :) So far, Jim has managed to escape the whole thing--hopefully that will continue!
We all stayed home from church today to rest and recuperate. I was able to sleep in really late, which helped enormously. Through the afternoon, I was able to make granola, bread dough, and pizza dough for supper tonight. I should be able to get the bread finished within the next couple hours. It feels good to have gotten all this baking done so I won't have to tackle it tomorrow. Sam and Jim spent some time outside, splitting wood and bringing a bunch inside. The weather has gotten a bit chillier again and the fire is blazing away cheerily in the stove!
Only 1 1/2 weeks now till my sister and family arrive in NH for a visit!! We are getting so excited and making lots of plans for things to do while they are with us. It will be great to get to meet each other's new babies for the first time.
Here are a few pictures from the past week; I already emailed these to a bunch of family and friends, but thought it would be fun to post them here as well. Enjoy!
Sam with his new Lightning McQueen car (from the movie "Cars"). There was a good deal on these on Amazon and Jim couldn't resist getting him this one and Mater the tow truck. We will wait and give him Mater either on Valentine's day or for his birthday. As you can tell, he was pretty excited to get this!
Sam was always pretty terrified of the vacuum. Julia, on the other hand, is fascinated with it and chases it around when I'm vacuuming! I couldn't resist taking a few pictures of her after she "caught" it. :)
Here you can see one of Julia's newest accomplishments--standing while holding onto a tub of blocks!
Playing together nicely. (Something that doesn't always happen!)