Monday, April 12, 2010

Spring Break...where did you go?

I knew on Friday, the moment we put our 12 kiddos on the bus, laden with Easter eggs, that  our week-long Spring Break would go by way too fast and I wouldn't be ready to return to work.  I knew it, and yet, here I am, wishing I had either done more or done less during that time.
Here are some things I didn't do during spring break:

I didn't set my alarm.  I woke up when I wanted! (It was heavenly)

Because of that, I didn't get to the gym as often as I should have.

google image
I had great plans for organizing and cleaning my house.  It didn't happen!

Enough of the negative, here are some things I DID do:

Got my eyebrows waxed and tinted (this is how they looked after the cute little student was finished!)

Met up with blogging friends! (posted about this earlier)

Watched General Conference.

Did some reading.  It's a great book.  I recommend it.

Shared some love at Jeanette's birthday dinner.

Went to Clark Planetarium

where we went to the moon!

Enjoyed the company of....the Corbanator!

And Dan! 

Did some baking.

Had some good family time.

Last and definitely not least, got to hold baby Aly after her blessing...Ahhhh!

It really has been a good Spring Break and I should be ready to go back to work.  Only 6 more Mondays after today!  I'll take a deep breath, put on my shoes and go!
Did any of you get a spring break?  Hope your past week was good.


Yvonne said...

Glad you had such a fun Spring Break. It came and went here with no fanfare. I sure enjoyed Conference.

Love the picture of your beautiful little Aly.

Garden of Egan said...

Sounds like your Spring Break was GREAT!
Darling little baby, oh my, I think I need to hold her.

Looks like you had a great time organzing too, don't despair, hopefully you can get it done NEXT Spring Break.

Since I have been off work for a month I realize that there are a billion things I could have gotten done.........but didn't.

Tracy said...

Looks like a relaxing Spring break!! LOVE the photos and your sense of humor!!

The baking looks delish!! :-)

gigi said...

Baby Aly is beautiful and that dress is gorgeoous! Spring break should last ALL SPRING!!

Kristina P. said...

That sounds like the perfect spring break.

And I gave you a little shout out on my blog!

Brenda said...

It is so unfair how FAST those spring break days go by! But it looks like you filled them up with lots of wonderful things...
sweet babies
yummy food
...but good luck cleaning that kitchen! LOL!

Julie Harward said...

Holding that beautiful baby Aly would have been my favorite part...what a little beauty! Glad you had a great break..we did too, :D

Ann Marie said...

I KNEW That was not your house. You are not the type to ever have a mess like that... I'm sure of it!

Your spring break looked awesome.
Glad I was a little tiny part of it!

Debbie said...

I would say that you had the best of the best spring breaks. And to have that special time with friends and family - just wonderful!. Glad I am not the only one who looks a little hairy after a wax job :)

Valerie said...

Glad that kitchen was a Google image. I'm sure yours never looks like that! We got away for our spring break and had fun, but would have loved some sleeping in days!

wendy said...

That baby picture is just too too sweet!!
Sounds like you got more things done then NOT done...more important things anyway.
Sheeesh, good thing you stated that picture of the "unkept house" was a google image.
You had me worried!!(tee,hee)

Cherie said...

YOu did so many great things Connie - although the eyebrows...a little scary! ha ha
That baby is SO SWEET! Ohhhhh you just want to kiss her. What a beauty!

Glad your spring break was full and fun :D

Nana said...


P.S. Love your kitchen and new look!

claudie said...

Please make note to self: do not get eyebrows done where Connie does lol
Sounds like you had fun. I'm glad that wasn't your kitchen either..not sure I would come back lol
I also met up with bogging friends, all over the South.
What a fantastic trip. There's nothing like it, really.
Back to the grind.
Love Claudie

Cheeseboy said...

Wow, busy day. I am very jealous you got a week of spring break. We got three stinkin' days!

Nice brows.

Mikki said...

Ok, where did you get that picture of my kitchen from?!? You think I'm joking, but don't be too sure.
Sounds like a lovely spring break. My kids were off from school, which means that I was totally off my regular routine too.

Kazzy said...

I can't believe everything I have done since last Friday. Wow! But the rest will fly by and then we will get Summer break, which is a tad longer!

peggy said...

Thanks for the book recommendation. I am always looking for one of those. Your family is beautiful, looks like you had a really nice break. Like the eyebrows too.

Valerie said...

Sounds like you had a fun and exciting break! We went to the planetarium too. Only 6 more Mondays? I like the sound of that :)

Lindzena said...

Ha, my spring break was too short too! It's a bit different for me, in the college age, but mine also included General Conference. And I freaking love the planetarium. Awesome place.