Yep! My nose is definitely to the grind stone.
All are well here at Sweet Bee Cottage, but May is a crazy month. Crazy I tell you. Crazy!
Over the past week or so I have:
1. Taken Baby Bee to the doctor and she is splint free! Her broken wing has healed quite nicely. So now she can start swim practice for the summer rec league. Her big end of the year dance recital is coming up in about three weeks and her piano recital is in about two weeks. Honestly, how do parents with lots of kids get everybody to where they need to be? This is Baby Bee's current Tuesday schedule: 5-6 PM dance class, 6:15-6:45 piano lessons, 7-8 swim practice. I don't know if we'll be able to keep the pace up.
|last year's recital|
2. Held Open House at my school. One of my favorite third grade standards is learning about our patriotic symbols, so we write reports on the Liberty Bell, the Statue of Liberty, the U.S. Flag, the Star Spangled Banner, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the Bald Eagle. We then make small groups to create a special project for each of these symbols.
|a couple of my students working on their Bald Eagle|
3. Went to an estate sale and picked up a few things to sell on my etsy shop. Do you know how long it takes for me to get a listing up on etsy? It usually takes about 15 minutes for me to enter all the computer information and before that about 10-15 minutes to take photos and record measurements and weight. Good thing I think it's fun. I think etsy might be my new obsession. Shhhhh......don't tell Worker Bee.
|not listed yet, but will be soon|
4. And finally, I have been giving Sewing Bee lots of advice on her new house. Most of it has been asked for, but some advice I have just volunteered of my own volition. Apparently I have a very opinionated side. Who knew? (Well Worker Bee knew and Baby Bee knew and Wood Bee and Sewing Bee and Singing Bee and More Creative Bee and I could go on and on I'm afraid.)
|kitchen before - classic 1955|
|bathroom before - ewwwww gross|
|bathroom during - even more gross|
Mom is gutting the bathroom and kitchen of her new little house and it is going to be so CUTE and cottagey when it is finished. I have some before pictures and some just getting started pictures. Can't wait to show you after pictures, but that's a few weeks off.
So thank you all for checking in on me and the Sweet Bees. I can't wait for summer vacation and the chance to fluff things up around here.
We'll sit back then and visit and sip on Blackberry Lemonade.