Wednesday, September 5, 2007

After Labor Day

We got to spend a nice Labor Day weekend at my dad's in Huntington Beach. First on the agenda was a few hours at Disneyland. Joshua loved it this time, especially enjoying Dumbo (which he flapped his arms like a bird for while squealing with delight), and we also had time for the merry-go-round, the tea cups, and small world. It was great getting to see so much of Hudson. Joshua had fun trying to play with Hudson, though Hudson was less than thrilled at the thought of having to share his toys. He has said 'Joshua' a few times, but he likes to call him 'Baby.' I can't count how many times we heard, 'No, Baby!' Heehee!

A busy fall has officially begun for us. Matt and I both started our classes last week. Matt drives to Bakersfield each Tuesday and Thursday night plus has one online class. I'm taking one class online with Moody Bible Institute; hey, I have my hands full too b/c I go to school and work at home while simultaneously taking care of Joshua- give a mom some credit! ;D

I realized I was supposed to show you some cool photos since the last post. I honestly forgot for a couple of weeks what I'd been referring to. No pics, but I'd meant to tell you God blessed me with a brand new sewing machine! My first machine is a Brother that Matt got me a few years ago for Christmas. It's worked well, but is a starter and several months ago I'd taken it to get fixed and, well, I paid for nothing. My mother-in-law was kind enough to loan me her Kenmore machine for longer than I'd intended. So, when she returned from a long summer vacation eager to do some sewing, I didn't know what I'd do. But, God provided the means and I got a Bernina 220, which I love! It has some amazing decorative stitches and is just a great machine to use for my business. I know it's going to last me a very long time!

Well, as long as this is I'm short on words tonight, so until next time.


Emily said...

It looks like you guys had tons of fun! At least you got a little vacay before your marathon REALLY starts. You and Matt are always in my prayers. You guys will do great this quarter, I know it!

Theresa Tyree said...

Hi Jen, I want so badly to take Connor to Disney! I went there when I was three when we lived in California.
So glad you got a new machine. I can't believe you did all that beautiful sewing with a brother and a Kenmore. I have a Babylock embroidery machine that I use on my scrapbook pages. How stupid is that?? I've always wanted to start some kind of sewing business, like you, which is why I bought the Babylock. You will love your Bernina. It's top notch.
Hugs and kisses for Joshua. Still waiting for those walking pictures.