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First Week and Happy Birthday, Mr. Serious | Mommy and Me Monday | 443rd ed

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We have had the first week of school. Yes, we started August 1st this year. That also meant that we had some meet and greets to attend earlier in the week. After driving to the school one day earlier and seeing the insanity that was the school parking lot, we decided to walk up there. Thankfully, the weather held and we all made it up there to meet new teachers.

meet and great

And before we knew it, it was the first day of school for 3 out of the 4 girls. Poor B has a two week later start date. Believe me, we are BOTH ready for her to start school.

first day of school

Before we knew it, the first half wee was over and it was time for parent’s night out, which coincided with Mr. Serious’ birthday. We went out to dinner, had a drink and then drove (only if you are asking me) way too far to get a giant piece of cake from Marietta Diner (where the wait was over 1.5 hours at 8pm!).

date night mommy and me moday

We didn’t get a cake or make one this year, so I guess it was worth it for this slice of Crazy Cake. It had vanilla, black forest, red velvet and carrot cake all in one giant slice of cake (to the tune of almost $10 for the slice).

We picked up the kids from PNO and had them sing happy birthday and share the giant cake slice together. To say that they all worked together to devour it would be an understatement.

happy birthday mr. serious

But first we “tortured” them with a family picture. It’s rough living around her.

happy birthday mr. serious

What did you do this week?

GET IN THE PICTURE WITH YOUR KIDS! Who cares what you look like?  Cares how you appear? Who cares what you are wearing? JUST DO IT! Come share your picture on the Facebook thread or use #MommyAndMeMonday!

It’s time again for Mommy and Me Monday. Pop out from behind that camera and capture yourself in action with your kids. Check out the inaugural Mommy and Me Monday for more information.  Need another reason to participate in Mommy and Me Monday? Read my post about why I blog with words from a friend’s husband.


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