Friday, January 30, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
This girl loves her Bedazzler. She keeps threatening Andrew that he will wake up one day with Bedazzled clothes. She added some bling to her piano bag.
Monday, January 26, 2009
"God does notice us, and he watches over us. But it is usually through another person that he meets our needs."
Some of you that read this are my angels--you support me and help me in my life. Just wanted to give you a shout-out.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
I have been taking at least one picture a day--I just haven't been a great blogger lately.
What better way to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday than bowling. We spent time with my family bowling and playing canasta at my parent's house. We can always tell when Natalie and Landon show up because the kids disappear and attack them. Day 18
One of my goals this year is to get my pictures and my kids scrapbooks organized and caught up. I am 1.5 years behind on printing photos for our family album. I printed doubles, and the total printed was 1310 pictures. This is the stack. Day 17
After much deliberation, we decided to take the kids to Walking with Dinosaurs. The dinosaurs were amazing--the kids loved it. Mike and I enjoyed it, but we were still stinging a little from the price tag. Here are the kids giving their "scared of the dinosaurs" pose. Day 16
Today, I walked into the craft room and saw this--all of them gathered around the computer playing NickJr.com. They were taking turns, helping each other--basically being civilized little human beings. Moments like that come every once in a while. They are so nice, and so fleeting. Day 15
Jessie loves her babies. She also loves to put them up her shirt and walk around the house. Here she was watching Dora with her baby up her shirt. A few minutes later, I asked Christian to take some toys downstairs to the playroom. He took the toys down, and then decided to go shopping in the food storage. He brought up some peanut butter, fruit snacks and a brownie mix and said, "Mom, I got us some food for lunch."
We were in the kitchen and Mike answered one of the kids questions. I sarcastically said, "Daddy just earned a gold star." Bev quickly ran to the craft cupboard and made him one. He even wore it to dinner that night.
Almost as good as Christmas. I have been saving up for this little beauty. Mike talked to Doug and found out it was going off sale, so he surprised me and bought it. I love this camera already. I am learning how to use it, but already I can get such better pictures of Jessica (and everyone else.)
Christian and Jess do dress-up everyday. His favorites are the worker and the pirate.
Friday, January 9, 2009
I also like sharing bits and pieces of our lives with friends and family. So here goes...
I just crave mornings like this. I got up and got A & B off to school. C slept in. I did a load of laundry (laundry rules my life) and then read J a book. Had breakfast at 10 a.m. The kids played with stickers while I read the news online (notice they actually have space on the table to work on.) Then watched A Christmas Story--again. Had ham sandwiches and hot chocolate for lunch. I went through some medical bills while watching Law and Order on TNT while C & J played good guy/bad guy with his transformer and her princess doll. It was a morning made in heaven.
Mike had some friends over to watch the BCS game. I had these red and green white chocolate chips left from Christmas, so I made some chocolate chip cookies.