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Company Girl Coffee 2.5

Morning! It's 5:50 a.m. where I am but have a busy day ahead so thought I'd get started with my post now, although the link isn't even up yet :) I have had little time to blog this week and I certainly missed out on visiting with all the Company Girls last weekend. . .you would think with being "snowed in" there would be MORE time but alas, in my life that means less. My kids are home and that is my full-time, never-ending job. The days have been aimless (which I don't like) but now that today they finally go back to school -- it's been a week! -- I am sorry to see our time go. We've developed a pattern around here. . .sort of. . .and. . .well. . .I love them. The upside is I am subbing in their school today so we'll essentially be together most of the day anyway!

I'm sipping on some of "my" hot chocolate and reviewing some of what we've done. . .I worked a couple of shifts at the YMCA and that got us out of the house. Of course when there are snow days the Y is overly busy in the childcare area so they call in extra hands. . .again, it's a great job because I can take the kids with me. . .it gets us out of the house and gives my kids some social time outside of each other. The kids spent two days shoveling the "ice/slush" of the driveway. . .too much shade for the sun to get all of it.
There were friends over and a snowball fight. . .I got nailed during this one while taking pictures so headed back inside. . .

The girls and I made some cookie suckers
and I finally finished up some wall art that I started last month.
It's not what I imagined exactly but I'll hang it for awhile. It needs something between the two rows. . .I'm thinking about it. Any ideas? The blue you see is the color we're thinking about painting our bedroom. . .after seeing it on the canvas I am extra-sure it's too overwhelming for me for the entire room. It's a little softer IRL but all the same our bedroom is fairly big and it's just too much. Maybe the bathroom though. When Tom and Bonnie were doing paint colors a couple weeks ago they picked out another color for the bathroom. . .maybe we'll just flip-flop since that was a more neutral color.

This idea was on my list to do this week. . .so I'm keeping it bookmarked for another day.

I hope you all have a blessed and productive day. I'm off to get ready for school. . .get the kiddies up and going. . .then hopefully a workout after school today. I got to go a couple times this week and don't know why I don't do it more. . .I always feel so GOOD afterward!!! Some girlfriends have invited me over to scrapbook tonight. . .but since I was gone last night (to school) I'm not sure I'll leave Tom again tonight. That decision is 13 hours away. . .

And, Rachel Anne, I've kept up with all the Small Things this week!!! Yahoo!!!! Congrats on the January winners too. . .there was a lot there to complete. And to my friends and family out there who see my "Company Coffee" (almost) each week, hop over to Home Sanctuary to join a great community. . .or just to visit with other Company Girls this week :)


  1. Sounds like a busy week, the snow has now gone here since it rained a lot last night. As long as it doesn't freeze tonight we will be fine, there's a lot of standing water.

    I always post before the link too, it's 2pm here now. I've never heard of cookie suckers before! Is that like a cookie on a stick? Well done keeping up with the small things.

  2. The whole of the road in front of our house gets "too much shade" and the snow, ice, whatever always stays longer there than anywhere else around here.

  3. We had lots of snow here this week, too. I was the officially the camera lady...only I didn't actually get them from my camera to the computer yet, maybe this weekend.

    I wish I could help you with your decorating dilemmas but I was not blessed with an eye for all. That is my husband's job. I always know what I like after I see it but I can't picture it in my mind! Good luck!

    Have a great weekend and, for the record, you need a little "me" time it sounds like, I don't think a night of scrapbooking would hurt a bit!

  4. I missed last week, due to busyness, but not snow. Those cookie pops look delicious. They make me hungry.

  5. I see you got the snow too. Nice to have all those extra hands to help shovel, haha.

  6. I love the light switch plates!! I have paper, mod podge and naked plates! Yea! A weekend project!

    Thanks for sharing!

  7. So enjoyed my first stop by your blog. Sounds as though there is never a "dull" moment around your home. That's great! The time will go by so quickly and the nest will be empty, so enjoy! Of course, there's something to be said for the empty nest too. Every phase brings new adventures. Blessings to you and your family!

  8. Way to go keeping up with the small things this week! :) I can relate to things getting busier when the kiddos are home.

    Enjoy your weekend!

  9. Thanks so much for shaping the Oreo Cookie suckers - now on my to-do list for tomorrow with my son who I know will just love them! And the covered switchplate covers link - also a wonderful solution to my current dillema of what to do with the switchplate covers in most of the rooms here that the previous painter didn't bother to take off before they painted...!
    Have a great day

  10. Love the wall art. I want to do something similar in my living room.

  11. What a busy week. Sounds neat you can work at the Y. I loved the wall art too. I didn't get a coffee post up today too busy. But I am visiting everyone. BTW over at my other blog I have a giveway come on over there
    Have a Blessed Weekend,

  12. The wall art is beautiful! Good luck with a less busy week next week!

  13. cookie lollipops! I love it! Yum!

  14. We haven't had snow days but it's been rainy which means no outside time. :( The kids miss it I miss it for them(and me)!
    I'd like one of those suckers please:)
    Love your wall art too.
    Hope you have a great weekend!

  15. No snow here, but we were home due to runny noses. And I know what you figure you get more done when you're not having to run here and there. Oh well, it looks like fun in the snow, and I love those cookie suckers. This is the 2nd blog where I've read something on Oreos. It must be a sign. Hope you had fun scrapbooking.


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