{It's the Little Things // A day off of school}

Mason had no school yesterday for a fair day so we got to spend the entire day together. It was perfect for a Monday after camping. Oh how I wish we had off every Monday after a weekend trip. Mason was able to sleep in a bit {and me as well} and then just hang out all day.

He helped me tidy up the house and then played with his big foot people toys and watched a movie while I worked. At lunch time we went and got McDonalds {his choice - yuck!}. We also visited the dollar spot at Target and scored big time. Mason left with a light-saber, glow in the dark spider webs to decorate the porch, light up Halloween rings & halloween socks. I got a chalkboard tray, a chevron pumpkin and a fall sign and also a chalkboard to make a weekly menu sign for the kitchen. I put the pumpkin, tray and fall sign on our DIY coffee table.

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Later that afternoon Mason Wolverine helped me bake ghost sugar cookies. He was so excited to be able to put the cookies on the tray all by himself...and to eat them afterwards too, of course. I just love spending time with him!

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While the cookies were baking he took a break and played on his iPad.

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It was the perfect day with my little man. We sure did miss Daddy, though. I can already tell how much I am going to cherish his random days off of school. He reminded me all day of just how much he is growing up...using words like regeneration and such. It's so bittersweet. I love hearing about the things he learns in school, counting by 5s & 10s, and reading everything in sight, but I also miss him being a little tot.

Oh and a cute thing I want to remember - this morning when I was waking him up I was cuddling him and I said "you may be five and big, but you're still my baby" he said "Yes ma'am". I asked him if when he is big and married and has kids of his own if he will still be my baby and he says, "Yep, even if I still love Minecraft." haha! Goodness, I adore this boy!

2015 Fall Bucketlist:

+ make s'mores or the s'mores dip

+ make a fall wreath
+ decorate the porch
+ make fall crafts - there will be more
+ take Mason on a nature scavenger hunt
+ go geocaching around our town
+ buy pumpkins
+ decorate & carve pumpkins
+ have a Halloween movie night {most likely Hocus Pocus} with themed foods
+ find Mase Halloween pajamas
+ go to Mainstay Farms/Pumpkin patch
+ make a thankful jar with Mason
+ take Fall pictures
+ have a playdate with friends
+ go to the zoo
+ go camping in a tent
+ go to Round Top, TX for Texas Antiques weekend
+ stay in a cabin somewhere
+ follow a Fall photo project
+ go on a hayride
+ go to the Texas State Fair
+ visit the Farmer's Market
+ take Mason trick or treating
Boo a friend
+ roast marshmallows
+ bake Halloween cookies
+ buy a few 'fall' wardrobe staples
+ go to a football game
+ nacho bar for a football game watching night

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  1. Love your finds! Those little touches on the coffee table are darling and the little chalkboard in the kitchen is the perfect touch!

  2. I love the fall sign and the pumpkin! I haven't seen those! I think my lunch break will have to be taken at Target today :)

  3. So cute, and apparently my Target stinks, I need your dollar section, haha. Or better eyes to find the good stuff :) I love cute kid comments, sometimes they just take your breath away and your blown away at the cute stuff they come up with.

  4. Your coffee table looks great and your decor is adorable!! XO

  5. Tickled me that he said "yes maam" :) What a little gentleman. Having our babies grow up is bittersweet indeed.

  6. The decor is perfect!! (And I'm loving your weekly menu, Crystal. I may need to stop in for a visit ;)

  7. I wish Mondays were a mandatory part of the weekend! Two days is simply not enough.
    Those Target finds are SO cute! I feel like our Target kind of slacks in the One Spot department.
    You and Mason had the sweetest little day together. Those are the best!!

  8. I love that table and how it's decorated! you've inspired me :) Glad i found your blog!
    XO Ellen from Ask Away

  9. Such a sweet boy, "Even if I still love Minecraft" lol. Glad you two had an extra special fun day together.

  10. Those little cookies are my weakness. I could eat the whole box myself. No joke. What a special Mommy & Mason day!

  11. Aww, he says the cutest things! Sounds like a perfect mother/son day. Although pretty much any day that includes target is bound to be good ;)


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