Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Spring Break...

So how was dinner last night? We fully enjoyed the "cake" I made for our April Fool's dinner and I thought I would post a picture of my handiwork. It smelled and tasted soooo good! Labor intensive, yes, but when my kids get that excited about dinner, when they invite their friends into the kitchen to "show me off," it is totally worth it. *BIG grin*
But I am off dinner duty for a few nights now. *BIGGER grin*
My kids start spring break tomorrow and I am going to be speaking for a MOPS group in the Chicago area. (I am flying out of Flint at 6 a.m., which means I need to be there at 5 a.m., which means I need to leave my house at 4:15 a.m., which means I need to get up at 3:30 a.m. Buying a Diet Coke with caffine will be the first order of business after I de-plane! LOL)
Anyway, since I am going to be gone, my mother-in-law is going to take the kids. We're meeting her in a couple hours to "make the switch." And, since Brian and I will be sans kids tonight, we're going out to eat! Tomorrow I will be at O'Hare for dinner, and Brian will be on his own - but he'll manage. And Friday the kids are still going to be with their grandma, so Brian and I are going out again - to a movie even!
Yes, it's April and we're finally getting around to using the gift cards we recieved at Christmas...Better late than never.
Anyway, I am fully looking forward to having a break from dinner duty. My own little spring break, I suppose.
I am praying now, as I enter into a bit of a rest (though it will be on a bit of sleep!), God will use me to pour Himself on the women at MOPS tomorrow. If you think about it, please pray for us - that God would speak through me, and the women would hear Him clearly. Thank you, my friends!

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7 comments:

Ann Kroeker said...

Have a great time at your speaking engagement--and way to go on the big ol' April Fool's Day cake. I saw someone do the same thing with cupcakes. I love that the Irritable Mother is so full of fun!

annie said...

It does look like a cake!
How fun are you?
Have a wonderful time with hubby.

luvmy4sons said...

Wow! Have a great time. It is so nice to get away. I pray the Lord work through you to minister to the women and that you and hubby have a fabulous time!

Jenileigh said...

WOW! I forgot, you did a great job! It looks like a real cake!

Shawna said...

How neat is that dinner!! I hope you enjoy your "time off!" Be safe!!

realworldmartha said...

WOW! Your good. I was on another blog that had a way to make a kitty litter cake. I don't think I'm that brave. Maybe next year for you ????

km said...

I think I'll add this to my calendar for next year. Looks so fun & yummy!