Here are some more pictures from Halloween!
Heading upstairs the first room you come to is some sort of closet/storage room that Thomas turned into his office.
Most of the shelf space is taken over with crafty goodness
Moving on we come to the nursery aka Will’s room aka the best room in the house! Just so you know, that is the most comfortable chair on the whole earth.
The awesomeness that is Will’s monkey mobile!
Monkey mobile awesomeness from the baby’s point of view.
And down at the end of the hall is the laundry room with my super amazing washer and dryer! I love them more than I have ever loved a major appliance before!! Also pictured, a bunch of Thomas’ uniforms and that bag hanging on the knob is full of clothespins.
The Jenkins family has been having some good times! On Thursday, Thomas joined us here in Arkansas and it was so good to see him! He and William have been getting along famously and they are so cute together
On Saturday, William turned two weeks old. I can’t believe only two weeks ago he wasn’t around, that’s so weird to think about!
And today, we took Will to his two weeks checkup. I knew he was getting big, but I didn’t realize he’d grown almost two inches and gained almost a pound! He’s such a big boy
(One day late, oops!)
When I was looking back at my first-ever-post I was struck with an overwhelming sense of déjà vu . Granted, some things are very different (like having a baby for example!), but all in all there are a lot of similarities between last year and this year.
Last year, Thomas left for boot camp just before the beginning of the year and was gone at various trainings until August.
This year, Thomas was deployed just after the beginning of the year and is returning in August.
Last year, I was staying with my parents.
This year, I am staying with my parents.
Last year, I moved to Camp Pendleton at the beginning of September.
This year, I’m going to move to Camp Pendleton at the end of August.
Last year, we had a family of three (if you count the tortoise. I do.)
This year, we have a family of four. And I can’t help but show off how adorable he is!
Overall we had a very similar year last year and this. Our family is growing, but once again the Marine Corps stole eight months of our year. I’d say it was a pretty good year though, and it’s just about to get even better! So here’s to the next year, may our family spend at least half of it together!
Today a 7 pound, 20 inch, button nosed, knobby kneed, chubby cheeked little man was born! I may be a little biased, but I think he might just be the cutest little baby in the whole wide world Even though while I was typing that I’m pretty sure he just made a mess in his diaper, I still think he’s the cutest baby in the whole world!
But I will never wear mom jeans. If you ever see me doing so, feel free to slap some sense into me. Not only would I deserve it, I would be grateful! haha