Maci’s 7th Birthday

This morning, I got our things put together in my old room, so when Drew came back from the chiropractor we could pack up our cars. I am always ready to head home after we have been in Crafton for awhile. I miss our home. It is nice to get away every now and then.

When Andrew came back to my parents’, I took the dogs out one more time, and then got them settled. We left to go to JCPenney’s. He had to go pick up the shoes he ordered online. I found a round table cloth that was the color that I needed. It was originally $50. We paid $13.00 for it! I love sales.

After Penney’s we went to Starbucks, and I tired the Ultra caramel Frap. They were so busy. It took forever to get our drinks. Andrew and I didn’t mind the wait. We sat on some chairs and just enjoyed not being at work, and cooped up in the house. It was our Saturday and we were going to enjoy it, even if we were in line at Starbucks.

Once they called my name, I realized they forgot my shot of espresso. I told the lady that she might have forgotten my shot, and she said I did. I am sorry. I said would you mind pouring it right on top, I don’t mind if it is not mixed in. She did just that, it was a bit messy I cleaned off the side of the cup. I was happy. It didn’t make any difference to me. It was good, but I am not sure if I will get it again.

When we left the mall, we went to Walmart, and bought Maci’s birthday gift, a card, and cards for our mamas. Mother’s Day was tomorrow! After we left Walmart, we went back to my parents and hung out until was time to go to dinner. I made us hot dogs and fries for lunch. We were not going to be hungry for the party.

My parents arrived home from Washington DC, and the puppies were so happy to see them. They gave us the gifts they bought for us. I am so spoiled. Andrew’s gift was going to arrive later. They had to special order it. After we ate lunch, and spent time with my parents, we left to go to Maci’s Birthday.

When we arrived at Leanne and Dan’s we parked in the back by their garage. We backed into a spot, so we could just drive up the driveway and onto the street when it was time to leave. We weren’t sure how long were were going to stay. When we walked up the walk way, Maci ran to me and hugged me. I wished her happy birthday and gave her a big hug. She is getting so big.

There were so many children running around the lawn and the adults were sitting around a table under a tent drinking, and talking. We said hi to the people we knew and I went inside and set our gift down on the table. I grabbed Andrew and I a beer and we said hi to Leanne and Dan.

Shortly after, Cinderella arrived to the party and she was a hit with the children. She was so good, and stayed in character the whole time. It was so cool to see her. The woman that was Cinderella owns this business called Magic wand princess parties. She has a couple people under her, who play other characters. What a business! She charges $100  an hour.What am I doing wrong? I could do that, but I can’t sing. I wouldn’t feel comfortable singing, but there are other characters, who do not sing.  It would be so fun to do.

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Cinderella sang for the children, took pictures, signed autographs, and danced. It was so fun to see the kids interact with her. I even got a selfie with Cinderella! She was so nice.

After Cinderella left, Maci blew out the candles on her 7th birthday cake and opened gifts. It was so cute. She looked so tired opening all the gifts. She is a spoiled and blessed little girl, who is very much loved.

After gifts, Drew and I hung out for a little while longer before going home. We were going to have another busy day. When we got home, I took another pregnancy test. After today, and all the craziness, I wanted to make sure that I really wasn’t pregnant. I mean I would be okay, but it’s just not ideal. I am not ready to be a mom yet.

When I was in the bathroom, I called Anthony and made him talk to me while, I took the test. He was making me laugh so hard, so it was easy to pee. When the test was ready to be read, it said Negative, “Not Pregnant.” I sighed a deep sigh of relief. I told Anthony. He said, “Good” and laughed. I just hope it stayed this way, and my period would arrive soon. I heard Drew come home and I got off the phone with Anthony. I wiped and cleaned up, walked my hands, and took the pregnancy test downstairs. Drew was in the bathroom, and saw what was in my hands. His eyes widened. I didn’t say anything to him. I just showed him the test. He said, “Oh God seriously?” I showed him that it was negative and smiled. He laughed and took a sigh of relief. He said, “You know I would be okay if it was positive right? It’s just after today all the kids, and the way you came downstairs it scared me.” I laughed and said, “I know I feel the same way. I am just getting so frustrated.” He said, “I know baby. I hope it comes soon.”

After I threw the test away, I got a shower and got some comfy clothes on. We watched the Handmaid’s Tale. She got captured and she is back with the Waterford’s. I knew she would be. The episode ended with her seemly successfully brain washed by Aunt Lydia, but we will see what next week brings. I think Drew is a little into it, but it is hard to tell. After the episode was over we went to bed, it was another busy day tomorrow.

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