Sunday, August 30, 2009

today

I love Sundays.

Especially lately since I've been really trying to use this day to focus in more on what's most important.

Today I substituted in the Sunbeam class at church.

I almost cried twice during singing time because of how cute those songs are. Especially those two new ones about families. I'm so thankful for our church and the values it teaches our kids. SO thankful. I can teach my kids about making good decisions and choosing the right 'til I'm blue in the face. And yes, I'm sure most of it soaks in and makes a difference. But how amazing is it that we have all these other outside sources helping to ingrain the good stuff into their minds?

Tonight we made pumpkin muffins (see recipe here) to celebrate that it's September this week and that, to us, means it's kind of Fall. We are kind of hoping deep down that September will mean it will just maybe stay under 115 degrees...just maybe.

And we laughed 'til our guts hurt watching Lu do the hoedown with her sisters. Oh my word, Lucy's future self is going to KILL me for publishing this, but I can't help it.

20 comments:

lov said...

yay lucy! she did a great job!! :)

the other girls too, but lucy just stole the show!

momoftwo said...

Oh my goodness! That is just adorable!!!!

SoSoBella said...

oh my gosh, that is so stink'n cute :O)

Nancy said...

I agree... that is what Sundays are for! Hoedown... adorable, my 4 year old is a Hannah Montana junkie too. Love it! I think I may know the moves now, too. :)

Julie said...

Thanks for making my morning. :) My girls and I had a good laugh. She is darling and I love how early they become "one of the girls."

susie said...

oh my goodness! i couldn't stop replaying this. so stinkin' cute. she totally has it! you are one lucky momma - those girls are awesome.

Dancin Queen said...

You're right, you HAD to post that! That was adorably cute (of ALL of them) but Lucy was just hilarious. Priceless.

Erin L said...

that video is adorable. Oh, and the song "the family is of god" chokes me up every time and i'm in primary every week.

Tracey said...

I love Lucy....

Brandee said...

That video was too cute!

I am with you...is Fall on the way?

Eyrealm said...

What pure joy to see that adorable little girl dancing her head off and imitating every move with that big grin! Happy Day! It's even great without sound...my computer needs earphones to hear, so I bet it'll be even better when I find some!

Jen said...

How cute! I LOVE your pumpkin muffins - we put butterscotch chips in them - it makes them divine! I was in primary too on Sunday and the song "The Family is of God" gets me every time. How inspired our leaders are to have this years theme all about families!

kara jayne said...

I cry EVERY WEEK in Primary. It's THE BEST place to be on Sunday.

Lu and the girls are born performers. Can't wait to show this to the kids!

Karin @ 6ByHisDesign said...

oh my stinkin' goodness! what a cutie :)

Dickey said...

ADORABLE. Made my night.

Sarie said...

I am DYING. That was SO CUTE!!!!! What a kick butt family you have!!

Our Life said...

Hilarious!

Kerri said...

So glad you captured the big show on video. Way cute!!! As always, I love reading your blog!

We need Claudia to move back so I can see you every now and again on our Friday park days!

mdcano said...

how lucky to have sisters!!!!!

Teddy and Scotty said...

Oh Shawni I haven't laughed that hard in quite some time! Lu is CLASSIC in that video, what a hoot! I need to go change my pants now, they're wet.

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