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August? Where did July go?

Can you believe it is August already? Where did the summer go? School starts next Thursday!

Look at these two beautiful kitty cats!Aren't they sweet? Getting Abby was the best thing for Muffin. She was missing Callie, even though Callie was old when we got Muffin, and they didn't really play together, but they did snuggle up next to each other sometimes. Abby is still very much a kitten, and can be very annoying, especially if she climbs up your legs (yes, she'll be getting declawed when she's 6 months old). But she is also a sweetie pie!

And now - the biggest project in our house the last couple of days? Clearing out the boys bedroom and painting! And I have to say I didn't have to do any of it!!!! (That's the best part). Kaleb has been wanting to paint his (well it's his when Brandon is gone) bedroom for a while. We told him a couple of weeks ago that if he totally cleaned it out, including the closet that was a disaster area, he could paint. Lo and behold - he did it! Actually, he and Brandon went through the entire bedroom last week and filled up several trash bags. So...we went and bought paint last night. Kaitlin helped Kaleb with all the prep work and painting, and it's taking shape. Here it is still in progress.My camera batteries died while I was trying to take a picture of Corby putting up the new ceiling fan. I'll post a picture of the room when it's all done. We still have to get some curtains and clean the carpet before moving stuff back in. Carpet cleaning will happen tomorrow night. I'm really proud of the kids. They did a great job. I asked Kaitlin if she wants to paint the rest of the house and she's ready! Now we just have to pick some colors, and figure out how to paint the entryway. Living in a bi-level can be a pain! Oh well, we will figure something out, someday!

Music playing right now - Keith Anderson's new CD "C'mon". Kaitlin went and got it today at Best Buy. REALLY, REALLY GOOD! He's from Oklahoma and pretty much a hunk too!

I am SO ready for this heat to be gone! Even 90 sounds good...try to stay cool everybody!


Heather rules said…
I'm with you. I cannot believe it's August already. Christmas will be here before we know it.

Those two cats are so cute. I wish Justin would let me get another cat. It ain't gonna happen. ;o(

Tell Kaitlin she can come over anytime and paint my house. I HATE it!!
Rockyn Robyn said…
Okay, I'm not a cat fan, but THAT is adorable! And I love that room color and Keith Anderson!
Jennifer Lynne said…
I can't believe it's August either! This year has flown by!

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