Maddie has been begging me to paint and the only thing going through my head is
"REALLY??? I had to change my clothes 4 times today because of baby spit up. PAINT??? GAH! What a mess. I have to cook dinner in an hour and that will be a mess to clean up. But I JUST picked up the house. I JUST finished 10 loads of laundry and you will end up making a MESS."
After a few days of begging I finally gave in this morning.
Rule #1 We are painting OUTSIDE
Well at least that was the plan. I set up a giant piece of brown packing paper on our patio. I filled cups with paint. I found enough paint brushes. I got out baby wipes. We were set to go.
Maddie ventured outside to begin painting.
I made a cup of coffee. Time to relocate Zoey outside (hello swing I heart you!). Bring coffee outside. Sit in chair. Be attacked by flies.
Once again can I say how much I detest Virginia. I need to move back north. I had no idea that flies would be such an issue here. There are swarms of them. Masses of them. It's disgusting. I had to hold my hand over my coffee cup the entire 10 minutes we were outside. I had to shoo flies (bwaha) off of Zoey the entire time. Maddie whined.
It was awesome.
Cut to 10 minutes later and as much as I DO NOT WANT ANOTHER MESS Maddie is in the kitchen painting.
Better yet, finger painting.
Tis my life.