Thursday, February 4, 2010


Ten Random Confessions:

1. I convinced Blake tonight to get a manicure. He said that his friends would make fun of him, I told him they wouldn't even notice. I spruced up his fingers and he LOVED it!

2. I yelled too much today and I hated it! I guess I should have left the house to get some fresh air. I was too busy cleaning for someone that only stayed 20 minutes...

3. Cadence really scares me when she "talks" to God. She says that he tells her things all of the time-I can't believe how in touch she is with her spirituality! I wish I had the faith of a child!

4. I worry too much! Yep! ALL.OF.THE.TIME. I worry about dying and leaving my children without a mom, worry about having a fire, worry about having a deadly disease, etc. etc. I guess I should practice what my daughter preaches!

5. I only watch the news and American Idol on tv. I used to watch 2-4 shows a night, but homework, life, and the computer have taken over!

6. Speaking of the computer-yep-I am addicted and need to go to Internet Addicts Anonymous. Is there such a thing?

7. I have a ton of regrets from my past, but one looms over me everyday and I wish I could fix it and change it, but I don't think the other party would be receptive of my apologies. I lost a good friend because of it...

8. I am more outspoken now than I have ever been. Sometimes it's good and sometimes not so much. Like tonight when the Target worker got an attitude because our cart was in his way. Instead of letting him treat me like you know what, I simply said, "Oh sorry, you just had to say, excuse me." Um, yeah, where did that come from. Then the other day during my class I actually sang in front of everyone and had a presentation that I was not the least bit nervous for. Interesting for this very shy girl.

9. I wish I could relive my high school years! I would have been kinder, more forgiving, ditched the boys and found friends that were genuine.

10. I started to write something negative for almost all of these confessions, but deleted each one as I wrote it. I think this is a step in the right direction, I want to be more positive and live my life for HIM!


Every morning when I wake, I find two bundles of joy cuddled next to me!

Their sweet breath, their peaceful smiles, their beautiful long lashes, and their tiny freckles make the scrunched bed worth it!

Oh, how I love my children!

Friday, January 1, 2010

Blake's Baseball Party

Finally! Here is a recap of Blake's 6th Birthday! We had a blast playing baseball, eating "baseball" food, and spending time with friends!

Friday, December 18, 2009

Are you ready for this??????

Not sure how many readers I have, but I wanted to share this fabulous giveaway going on right now!

Go to for a chance to win Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom! Amazing!

Man, I would LOVE to win one of these!!!! I have been really getting into photography lately and took two families pictures for Christmas! I am planning on taking some photography classes in the spring and hopefully learning more about my camera!

This giveaway would be such a blessing, as so far Scott and I don't have money for gifts for ourselves for Christmas. I know it is more blessed to give than receive, but this year is going to be the hardest!

Head on over for your chance to win! With love....

Wednesday, October 21, 2009


Come back soon for some fun-filled posts! I have been wanting to catch up on my blog and this week is the week! I still have to post about our Las Vegas trip, our summer fun with my brother, my new niece and Blake's fabulously(is that a word?) cheap baseball bash!!! So, come back soon for excitement and fun-a giveaway is also in the works:)

Monday, October 12, 2009

Some funny things that Cadence has said...

The other day Cadence came home from school and was telling me how the boys at school were chasing her. She expressed that she wasn't sure she liked this.

ME: "Well, maybe they just like you?"

HER: "Oh, they do, they think I'm cute."

ME: "Oh, really?" "How do you know that?"

HER: "Well, when they're chasing me, they're always smiling at me, that's how I know I'm cute."

The next one was this:

ME: "Cadence, I think you should wear your skirt, it is so cute."
HER: "You know mom, I don't have to wear a cute skirt to have people look at me and tell me I'm cute!"

I always dreamed of having a child that was more confident than I was, I guess I got my wish! She gets this confidence from her dad!

Friday, September 11, 2009

Remember 9/11

Today started like any other day.

We clambered to get dressed.

We gulped down our cereal.

We rushed the kids out the door.

We arrived safely at school.

Then we went to a 9/11 assembly at Blake's school.

Moving. Beautiful. Tears were flowing.

Boy scouts raised the flag to half mast.

A trumpet played in the background.

Tiny "babies" stood with their hands across their hearts.

Wow, is all I have to say.

This school is simply amazing. Now your assembly may have been better or they may have done something to honor the fallen heroes that was more elaborate, but this, well this, was amazing!

The kids sang patriotic songs. The principal gave a short message and EVERY child sat listening to his words. What a wonderful school and experience to have on this day. I now have a deeper appreciation for all of the heroes in our lives and a deeper respect for our country.

While controversy swirls in politics around us and opposing views argue and bicker, it is often difficult to be proud to be an American. But today I can honestly say that I AM PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN. God Bless America and may it continue to be the land of the free!