Saturday, November 3, 2012

Looking Forward To...

Here are some things that Team Blevins has planned for the coming weeks and are therefore starting a countdown...

Nov 9th : Girls' Night Out with my "Unglued" Bible Study gals - going to Maggiano's in Nashville
Nov 15th: Chloe's birthday!!! Party at school and then a family party at home
Nov 16th: Thirty-One party and Girls' Night In at my house
Nov. 17th: Food shopping with the kids for a family in need - participating in a "Stock the Cabinet" event for them!!
Nov. 21-24th : Heading to Georgia for Thanksgiving
Nov. 24th: Back from Georgia and begin decorating for Christmas!!!
Nov 30-Dec 2nd: Weekend at Opryland for me and Chloe...our 4th annual girls only Christmas Spectacular weekend
Dec 6th - Girls' Night Out with "Unglued" gals at Patty's Restaurant in Kentucky!!!
Dec 13th - Begin 12 days of Christmas for David
Dec. 24th - Christmas Eve Church Service, the Christmas on the Cumberland

Some non-set-date events that we also have in the works are:
** annual Christmas party for the Chick-fil-A owners in the Clarksville/Nasvhille market area
** annual Christmas party for our CFA team at our house
** Christmas party with several neighbors
** Christmas shopping for a family who is in need.

And all of these things mean there are things to be done:
1. Buy birthday balloons, plates, candles.
2. Wrap gifts
3. Send Thirty One evites out and buy party supplies - beverages, food, cups, and plates
4. Create a Shopping list for the "Stock the Cabinet" event
5. Work on Thanksgiving crafts with the kids
6. Create a "thankful tree"
7. Reserve room and tickets for Opryland trip
8. Get Chloe a Christmas dress and Brody a Christmas outfit
9. Gift for my "secret sister"
10. Christmas shopping for family
11. Christmas crafts - make a list of several to do with the kids and buy supplies
12. Make Christmas mesh wreath for front door
13. Buy Christmas gift for the CFA parties
14. Shopping for Christmas gifts for family in need with the kiddos - get the list of sizes and toy preferences
15. Come up with Elf of the Shelf creative "hiding places" for 30 days worth.
16. Get list idea from Pinterest for the 12 days of Christmas things for David and go shopping

And now I need to get on Pinterest and start my craft list so I can start my supply list and then get to work.

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