Matthew has taken to dressing himself. Like a typical two year old he doesn’t want any help from anyone for anything so today he figured out how to dress himself. I noticed that he took his pajamas off and put them back on twice this morning. He then gave me a hard time about getting dressed so I showed him where I was leaving his clothes and watched as he dressed himself. He was having some trouble with the diaper so I suggested that he instead wear underwear and use the potty. Not because I care, but because it would just be easier for him, of course.
We had the new sliding glass door installed last week. When all is said and done we will have a mudroom with a slider to the back yard and where the deck was we will have a patio. Who tears down a deck to put in a patio, really? Are we out of our minds? Obviously. Gary found a front loader pair just like they had at the Big Bubble on clearance real cheap and they would look great out in that new mudroom. They promise to wash and dry in half the time. At the Big Bubble it only took me 20 minutes to dry all of my clothes. That was so nice. They also promise to lower my utility bills and that would be great. To be honest though, with all the folding of laundry I am responsible for now I’m not sure that decreasing the wash/dry time would be all positive from my perspective.
The applesauce is all done. 9 more quarts put up today and that is the end of it until next year. Canning is so great. I just love having a stocked storage room filled with foods that I canned myself.
I am thinking about adding a third story to the house to accommodate three more bedrooms. Wouldn’t that be great? Growing up I had a friend with a trampoline and a three story house. I though it was the coolest thing ever to have a third floor in your house and I have been coveting one ever since. They also had more kids in their family than I can even remember to count. Hmmm….I wonder if that is how people will remember us. How funny.