Wow! All I can say is that I am so jealous of anyone who lives near IKEA! :) I know part of the fun was taking a special trip to go shop at one but I would love having one near by. Cody and our bank account might not like it, but I sure would! Also, thank you for all your comments! I loved reading about your favorite products and eating places. Unfortunately we just ate on the road so we could get back to our babies but next time I definitely want to try Gloria's! After several of your comments, Lindsey and I both were going to get the lazy susan but we never saw it. I'll have to spend more time looking next time.
First up, Westin. He did so good while I was gone! Thank you so much for all of your prayers. I bawled like a big baby for the first 15 minutes after I left him but after that I was fine. I knew he was in good hands. He wasn't interested in his sippy cup or any milk for that matter but was still a happy baby. He never fussed for milk or seemed mad he couldn't have any (at least how he wanted to have some). He just ate his breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks and took his naps and went to bed without any problems. Minus some play time and movie time from 1am-3:45am he did great! ;) I am sooooo thankful to my Mom for watching him!
Re-uniting with his was wonderful! He reached for me and just kept staring at me while I was holding him. After about 5 minutes of hugging he remembered what I am good for and was ready to nurse. :)
It was a great trip and very successful! We got what we went for plus a few extras of course. I was also able to meet my "Internet friend" (as Cody calls her) to borrow some birthday supplies for Westin's first birthday party. It will be a carnival theme so more on that later. Thanks, Brittany! It was good to finally meet you in person. :)
I wanted to get this post up sooner but Westin has been so fussy and clingy. I think he is mad at me for leaving him. My mom thinks he just really misses her. :) I think it is a little of both.
Here are my new living room drapes:
THESE panels and I really love them! I folded over the tab tops and clipped them on the rings. In all my excitement I forgot to take before pictures. I had red drapes here. I love how light these are!
THIS rug that I saw online. I absolutely love it. Cody thinks that it isn't very soft but I know he will get used to it. ;)
I also got some drapes for the master bedroom. Again, I totally forgot to take a before picture but there were dark brown panels up there.
THESE drapes. My goal is to get bamboo roman shades to go on each window between the panels.
THIS one. I thought I would like the one with the blue and white stripes but it actually had a lot of pink and purple on it. After thinking about it we decided this one was more boyish. I also got the matching Canopy that I hope to use at his birthday party too.
I'm already saving my money and making a new list for the next trip. Haha I saw so many cute things! I loved all their bedding and was really close to getting a new quilt and duvet but I have to have something to go back for! :)
Twice As Nice Lettering
Stella and Dot-Danielle
Willow House with Carmella Fryar