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Gllimpse of our last week #6


Last week was really poor in photos. I didn't have much where to choose from. We are getting back into our normal routine bit by bit and I was able to do things as pick G. from daycare, with S. on the sling and by myself. It feels good to find some normality back, although things are never the same as they were when there is a new member in the family. 
It was a busy week, comparing to the previous ones. It started with me taking S. to repeat his foot test, something was wrong with the first one and now we wait for the results. G. stayed over my sister's for a couple of days again - she just loves the country side, but who doesn't, right?
I finally sewn something. I actually worked on 2 pattern tests, a blog tour item and a bit more. I feel so happy about that. 
Today is grandparents day over here, and V. and I thought it would be fun to use these empty keyrings he got in his job, to put our kids pictures and give each of our parents one as a little gift. It is also V.'s birthday today... little miss and I will try to work on a homemade present for him... pictures of that will be included next week (I guess). 
Somewhere in the week, I made soup. With love. I love how much G. cares for her little brother. She loves making bubbles. She doesn't play with dolls, but she wanted to carry the small baby doll with her. S. is growing out of his first clothes so quickly! And, I'm almost bback to shape.

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