Wednesday, July 25, 2007

My little corner of the world. The place where I spend a large percentage of my time.

I remember seeing it for the first time. Not too small, not too big, potential for being cozy. I'll take it :)

I remember standing at the sink with Joel washing all of our brand new dishes and putting them away in the cupboards---and then wondering where we would put the food :)

I remember the first meal I fixed for my new husband here--spaghetti and salad. And then learning that he doesn't really like spaghetti :(

I remember the time Joel tried to use a new ice cream scoop, and it split in two, sending the entire tub of ice cream flying across the kitchen table and onto the floor. Oh, how we laughed!

I remember after we first moved in, our house had been empty for more than a year. Joel spent one evening chasing a flying squirrel around our kitchen, trying to get it out the front door!

I remember feeding my baby her first runny oatmeal in this kitchen. It was so runny, it was almost not cereal at all. I didn't want her to choke :/

I remember my little guy discovering himself in the oven door for the first time and giving me a huge grin. "Look Mama, another little boy!"

I remember my little girl climbing up on a chair beside me for the first time and saying "Mama, I can help! Let me stir!"

So, you see, even after only 3 1/2 years, me and this little kitchen have alot of fond memories. How thankful I am for my little corner of the world :)

And so you see, I will try not to complain too much when the floor needs scrubbed and then is covered in crumbs ten minutes later. It's just another memory to tuck away, right ;)


Andrea said...

Looks like a cozy spot, indeed!
I have many memories and prayers at my kitchen sink!!

Elise @A Path Made Straight said...

Right - it is definitely another memory in a string of blessings to tuck away!

You are blessed, friend - I so look forward to a kitchen of my own someday. Yours looks so cozy! :)

andweareone said...

I love reading your blogs Jaime. It helps me know how you guys are doing. Are you guys going to the family reunion this Saturday? Hope all is well!

Beverly said...

I love your little corner! I am building memories in mine as well!

Jenn @ Knee-Deep in Munchkin Land said...

What a beautiful tribute to your kitchen. I firmly believe the kitchen is the heart of the home and yours sounds wonderful!!

Pony and Petey said...

Thank you for sharing your little corner with us! Now I'm inspired to share my little corner too... I'll have to take a pic tomorrow to put on the blog = )

Thanks also for the wonderful stories of your little ones... so precious!


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