We're back in Kansas, folks! It feels good. 15 days is a long time for little ones to be on their best behavior and you know our kids always are. So, now we're home and they can let loose a little bit. Maybe have a teensy temper tantrum here or there.
Because nothing like that happened while on vacation and certainly not as we boarded the last plane today hysterically after our first one was delayed and we already had only 30 minutes of a layover pre-delay. Running through Denver International with 3 kids, 6 carry ons, 2 car seats and a double stroller was as smooth as silk. No stares. And, as we gracefully drug 2 crying children, who were just woken from their sweet slumber during the first flight, onto the overbooked plane.....with Carter zoned out to his Ipod......asking people to kindly move seats because we were spread all over the place......as Blake hooked in 2 giant car seats.......while I consoled each child......we were certainly not a spectacle or nuisance to the passengers. And, no one gave us dirty looks.
Giveaway winner: Jann from "The Lenzers"
****Jann, email me your new address. I'll hook you up with the dental peeps and you can get those naked children of yours brushing away!
Lots going on here in the Starnes casa as we re-work back into the routine. School registration, Jack's big preschool start, Building Better Moms, job searching and more.
I'll continue my trip recap as I can - and in order - because that's how I roll. I'm planning on printing my work to use as our scrapbook for this trip since I would rather not sit down with pen, paper and all those weird scrap booking supplies that intimidate me. So, da blog will have to do.
I'll be introducing a cousin of mine, as well, and his business coming together. He does lovely work. You won't want to miss it.
And, we're starting a new route via job search......which I'm not yet ready to share.....but will in time. Blake has been interviewing like mad and has gotten a few offers, but has respectfully declined them. More to come on that.
"The Help" is due at the end of July for our book club. I hope you all are enjoying it as much as I did. Let's discuss sometime next week. You still have time if you haven't started. It's a fabulous read you won't want to put down! Promise.
The kids and I crashed at 8pm this evening......which is 6pm Cali time......so you know we're exhausted. And, you know I'll be talking like this for weeks....."Blake, it's actually 3pm in California, so....." Daylight savings and travel really throw me off.
On that note......I've been asleep for 4 hours and am up briefly and am now back to bed. Because it's 10pm Cali time. Night!