Psalm 37:4

Psalm 37:4 Delight thyself also in the Lord, and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

What's a Sshlumpie?!

Well, one month down since our referral!  One more month and I can send another care package!!!!  I know it's a little early to be thinking about the next package but I had a reason for shopping early...I'll get to that later.

 I wanted to find a small stuffed animal or something that Lauren could cuddle and carry around.  Finding something that is cute, soft and small enough to fit in a gallon zip-lock baggie is tricky.  I also wanted to be able to add other things in the bag too so it couldn't take up too much room or weigh too much!  I was a little worried that I would find the "just right" thing.  My dear friend Laurie just opened a store last month that carries things you would find on Etsy it's called Perennial Design Co.  Her store is absolutely beautiful and she carries an array of beautiful things.  I knew if my "just right" thing was to be found I would find it at her store.  So, last Saturday after Isaac's football game we stopped in.  Guess what?!  We found it right away!!!  It's called a Sshlumpie Cuddler...

 It's like a stuffed animal without the stuffing!  It's so soft and cuddly!  It's kind of a cross between a stuffed animal and a blankie.  The great thing is that it's light weight and will lay flat in the baggie with plenty of room for other things! 
 Now, the reason I wanted it early is so Isaac can sleep with it for an entire month and then it will smell like home.  At first Isaac resisted sleeping with it because you know he is in the 4th grade and too old for that sort of thing but he loves that lamb.  I think he loves the idea that he is cuddling it now and soon his sister will be.  Hopefully she will like it and it will become a comfort item that she can bring home with her to make her feel a little better when she makes her difficult transition.

Here is a link to Perennial Design Co. if anyone wants to check it out!

1 comment:

  1. Precious! Praying it gets lots of snuggles in the next several months! I've thought many times about one of your last posts, about all the purposeful financial sacrifices your family has made to have Lauren join you, and it brings tears to my eyes! You have an amazing witness, and we are longing to see your family all together!