left to their own devices

August 27, 2014

when left to their own viceswhen left to their own viceswhen left to their own viceswhen left to their own viceswhen left to their own viceswhen left to their own viceswhen left to their own viceswhen left to their own vicestocenOne great thing about all of them being close in age is that I don’t feel like I have to constantly entertain or play with them, especially when the baby is napping, because they all do a really good job of playing together (usually). A couple days ago, once the baby went to nap, I set off to organize and clean the homeschool area. I was so engrossed in my task that I had no clue what the girls were doing downstairs (parenting at its finest, right?!). It was pretty quiet and their was no fighting, so I took that as a good sign. Of course, the girls had no problems entertaining themselves. I went downstairs to find everything is disarray (I was totally controlling my urge to clean up), but their mess was really cute because they turned the whole first floor into an arcade central, more specifically it became Chuck. E. Cheese. I chuckled as I walked room by room reading the challenges and the “tocens.” Once I entered the guest room/play room, I had to smile big because of the prize area… there was all their junk, um, I mean toys, displayed for all to see.

And you know the best way to make clean your white walls?! Use a filter when sharing a picture of it on instagram… instantly wonderfully white! To be honest, all my white walls are pretty dingy due to little hands, toys, and crayons, and they all look like the second picture above.

Even though their home arcade messes looked pretty fun, they did have to clean it later in the day.


6 comments on “left to their own devices”

  • JennP says:

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE this post. I’m sandwiched between two sisters; my older sister and I are one year, twelve days apart, and my baby sister and I are one year and ten months apart. We are THISCLOSE. Always have, always will be. God is such a caring God to bless me with two sisters who happen to also be my BFFs. And according to your pictures, it seems as if your little cakies are each others BFFs. Praise God!

    • Rubyellen says:

      I hope my girls are THISCLOSE too!!! My siblings are decently close, some of us are closer than other siblings, but we aren’t THISCLOSE.

  • nikki says:

    so cute! they are definitely creative like their mom!! hahah 🙂



  • Richelle Jean says:

    I miss them and you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    XOXOXO from India sissy… I still read your blog when I can 🙂

  • Christine says:

    They are so adorable, creative, and sweet! Love this!

  • Andria says:

    That is downright adorable !! Made me smile.

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