We’ve been working and playing here in the Zottola household. Jimmy took off of work on Thursday (!) so he could knock out the flooring in baby’s nursery.
First, we had some fun! I went to a prenatal appointment (all is well with baby–yay!) while Jimmy and Sadie went to her weekly art class. I hurried home after my appointment, grabbed coffee for Jimmy and I, and met them at the art studio.
Afterwards, we browsed around the art studio’s shop and Sadie was spoiled with a stuffed bunny that she aptly named Floppy. She has admired that exact bunny for weeks and dad comes along one time and she gets it 😉
Once floppy was secured, we walked one shop over to a bakery and grabbed some treats. Yes, I own a home bakery and still go to bakeries. I think it’s important to support local businesses, even if I work in the same field.
We had lunch after our bakery desserts and then I brought Sadie to the mall so Jimmy could work on the nursery. It was a rainy day and Sader Tot was in desperate need of shoes and warm clothes, so we were on a mission!
We found church shoes, sneakers, and a few items of clothing before we headed home to check on Jimmy.
He somehow finished all but one plank of flooring over the corse of the afternoon and evening! Sadie and I cooked dinner together and then we all worked on decorating a fall gingerbread house.
It was such a sweet day as a family. It had a great balance of getting stuff done (prenatal appointment! nursery flooring!) and fun (art class! bakery! gingerbread house!).
Jimmy is taking today off of work as well so he can wrap up some loose ends with the nursery, but we’re also thinking of doing something fun with Sadie girl. I need to squeeze some baking in, too! I have a few local orders I need to work on 😊
We were praying before dinner last night and Jimmy was thanking God for extra family time before baby comes and it made me realize that our days as just the three of us are dwindling down. I know it’s going to be a huge change, but I also know we won’t be able to imagine life without baby boy soon enough. It’s definitely an in between time of anticipation, you know?!