Saturday, December 18, 2010

look what we made this afternoon

First of all, don't be jealous of my grumpy kid. I'm a lucky, lucky mom. I know. The rest of you only get to experience the grumpy stuff when your kid wakes up too early from a nap, or doesn't get a much needed one. Maybe there's other times. I don't know.

I'm the fortunate mom that gets to see the grump when a wonderful neighbor and friend comes over and makes the Star Wars snowflakes for him. Wouldn't you know it would be the friend who loves making beautiful things out of paper who came to the rescue of this uncrafty neighbor? (And she takes the most gorgeous pictures of my babies, but that's beside the point.)

Candis did it. She folded that paper and made the magic happen.

Behold, Darth the snowflake.

And the Boba Fett/Clone Trooper combo snowflake. A few of their helmets turned out a little wonky, but Danny didn't seem to notice. I think it adds character. Thanks, Candis! We love them!

I'm pleased to report that it's been a few hours and both snowflakes are still intact and resting peacefully in their place of honor on the fridge.

While Candis did her magic with the paper, I made these.

Behold, red velvet sandwich cookies.

After I made those little pieces of heaven, I attempted to make dinner. I sent Danny to his room for some quiet time (because he kept trying to get food out of the fridge and that was really getting on my nerves).

He made himself comfy on the bed and took a nap. It started around 6:00 and ended around 9:00.

Behold, the sleeping boy.

He's still awake right now. I'm hoping that he'll look just like he does in that picture above some time before midnight. It's a lofty goal. I know.


Sell...Party Of 4 said...

your son is delish. i love that picture of him with the snowflake!

Kevin said...

The cookies were great! If I was a more avid reader I would have known they were from you. Maybe that could be a new year's resolution - to read everyone's blogs every day....

Candis Ellis said...

I know secretly I'm Danny's favorite :) haha! That was fun, I will have to visit more often...I'll just pretend it's summer and we AREN'T stuck indoors all day.