Friday, February 29, 2008

Jack is here!

Brittainy had her baby this morning at 8:27. His name is Jack Donovan (his middle name) and he weighed 10.9 pounds. He is a very sweet little boy! He looks just like his mother.
Last night Mackenzie spent the night. It was her first time ever being away from home and she did wonderfully. I took her up to see her mother, father and brother this morning. We stayed about 2 hours and now she's home again with me for the night.
We are all so very happy to have the newest member of the family join us. Welcome baby Jack!
take care,

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Three days and counting!

Britt is scheduled for her c-section on Friday morning. She is so big :) :) :) :) Today I took her to Trader Joe's to pick out some things that she likes to have in the freezer so when she gets home she won't have to worry about cooking. Last night I made to dishes of macaroni and cheese to freeze. I have to make a pot of spaghetti sauce so I can make some stuffed shells for her this week. I want to get a couple more dishes made this weekend.

I'm taking Friday off from school to watch Mackenzie for the big day. I hope she is ready to be a big sister :)take care,

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Bunnies for the bunch

I got a free issue of Creative Knitting in the mail and there was a pattern for these lop eared bunnies. I made the purple one for Mackenzie and a blue one for Jack (who is due in 6 days) for their Easter baskets. Timmy saw me making Jack's and put an order in for two...a blue and green one. I told him that I would be leaving the Easter bunny a note asking him not to leave bunnies this year because I made some :)

When I made the first bunny I noticed (before the ears) that it would make a perfect gingerbread man. That's on my list of things to make as well.

Mackenzie has a love for octopuses and she's been talking to Britt about a green octopus. I made her this for a little gift when Jack is born. It really is green the color of my pic is off.

I also made a sweater for Mackenzie that I finished earlier this week. It's a bit big but she will grow into it.

Right now I am making a hooded sweater for her. I just have to knit the sleeves and it will be done.

Most of my vacation has been spent knitting and watching Lost :) At least I have something productive to show for it.

take care,

Friday, February 22, 2008

The best laid plans...

Last Friday at 3:00 my week long vacation began. Oh, the plans I had! It started out right on schedule then....well....I got lost. The day before vacation I was thumbing through the channels. The writer's strike has made it hard to find something on TV to watch. I came upon a show I hadn't seen before. I watched for about 20 minutes and was very intrigued! I never watched the show when it began in 2004. Quite frankly I didn't fall for all the hype! I did a little search on the computer and found this show (all 4 seasons!) was available to watch on line. I figured I'd give it a try and see what all the "talk" was about.

Well, I have spent MANY hours during my vacation catching up on this show. I've seen all of season 1 and 2 and have begun the third season today. I am totally hooked on LOST.

The upside is that I have been knitting up a storm while I have watched it. The downside is that nothing else productive has happened.

take care,