This was a couple days ago. I’m so distracted.
Last week I got a jar of Trader Joe’s new Pumpkin Cookie Butter. I made a pumpkin cake (recipe from King Arthur Flour) and topped it with cream cheese mixed with the pumpkin cookie butter. It was so good! The kids even liked it even though they’ve don’t like cream cheese frosting.
And I was feeling especially productive so I decided to work on the minky blankets I started months ago for Caleb and my niece’s baby. I used the work bench my dad built, which is in the garage. I had the garage door open and the weather was perfectly cool and breezy. For a moment, I felt completely relaxed.
This is how I sew minky fabric. A million pins.
Then the mailman arrived with out holiday Lego sets!!! Eliza insisted we start building right away. Who am I to deny her the pleasure? Minky blankets put on hold.
The end of the school day quickly arrived. We all drove over to the school to visit the Scholastic book fair. Here are the girls with their loot…