Thursday, June 17, 2010


It's been so ling since I have posted!!

Where to start, well we are having a girl, yay!  We have been super busy with soccer every night, my tastefully simple business has been awesome this month, and preparing for the new baby! Whew!

I have been reading a lot too, trying to do book reviews! Still learning about that!

I will post my review today later!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Ultrasound day!!

Well I couldn't sleep ALL night, anticipating the news today. Finally got out of bed at 6 am. My hubby was already up too! LOL! Started waking the kids up, and getting breakfast and dressed and the like. FINALLY it was time to go! We all went, to the hospital where the ultrasound would take place.

After about 15 minutes of the technician doing everything she needed to do, she said...well would you like to know....uhhh DUH!! YES!!! lol!

IT"S A GIRL!!! Baby Sarah Grace will be here in October! We are so excited to add a 3 rd little girl, and now the GIRLS RULE!! LOL!!

Happy Day, Oh Happy Day!!!!!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

1. Would you rather host party or simply attend a party? I am a TERRIBLE host, no one EVER comes to my parties! BUT I am an excellent Tastefully Simple Consultants! I love doing parties!!!

2. Tell us about the most memorable party you've been to.
Being a consultant, I usually do anywhere between 6 - 8 parties a month, last month I arrived at a hosts house and she hadn't made any of the party food! We had to make everything in like 25 minutes! It was CRAZY!!!

3. What is one thing you hope for in the after-life?
To be in Heaven with JESUS!!!

4. What do you enjoy most about sunshine?
The warmth that it brings to my face, and the happiness it bring to my kids!

5. When you attend a bridal/baby shower, do you prefer to bring your own gift or chip in with others to buy a larger gift? 
I prefer to buy my own gift

6. Would you rather have a FREE week of having your house cleaned or all of your meals cooked for you and your family?
CLEANING for sure, any offers!! LOL!

7. What song describes your mood today?
You are my sunshine my only sunshine!

8. What is something you received for your own bridal shower/wedding that you still own or use? (If you are not married, feel free to sub a gift you received a long time ago.)
I have been married for 10 year, we received MANY things we still use today, my breadmaker, our dishes, furniture!

9. Your favorite flavor of ice cream is? Chocolate Peanut Butter

10. When was the last time you felt "tested?"

11. "[Fill in the blank] is a food that once I start eating I find really hard to stop."

12. "-----" is the best motivation.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Curriculum Shopping

Well we have finished this year, and I like to be prepared. We would like to still continue using all Abeka books for our kids, but we will see what the LORD has in store for us.

My kids are excited about having a few weeks off, but in August we will start back up. I try to start early, especially with baby 5 coming! Which by the way we will see if it's a brother or sister on THURSDAY!! We are all over excited to find out!!

Any suggestions on books would be great!

Monday, May 24, 2010

Whew, what a weekend!

Wow, can you say Picnic! Friday night was my birthday and we went out for dinner, yum...Chicago Style Pizza!

Then Saturday it was off to the hubs job for a 125th Anniversary picnic for the company. We got to tour the shop, his office, the plant where tanks get fired. Boy was it so cool! The kids had a blast!

The food was so yummy!!! We had salad, fruit, pasta with sauce, pulled pork, bbq chicken, hot dogs, pasta salad, rolls, cookies, frosted brownies. The kids were given bags, and there were many fun things in each bag!

Saturday night, we had a birthday picnic here at the house, for me! Potato Salad, cole slaw, hot dogs, and hamburgers! Cake and ice cream! Double yum!

Then Sunday, my son Zach, had a Boy Scout Picnic! WOW, that was fun, water balloon fights, hose wars,  bottle rockets, games, and fun! We had hots and hamburgers AGAIN! Chips, brownies, cookies, watermelon, veggies and dip, mac salad, potato salad... you name it!

Then we came home, rested for a bit, and went to Garden Factory to purchase our plants for our garden! We planted Cherry Tomatoes, Carrots, Lady Bell Peppers, jalepeno peppers, sweet basil, and tonight will will plant tomato plants, and cucumbers and zucchini!
I will post pics later tonight!!

Today is the last day for our home school group classes, then we are SO done with school!!! YAY!!!!

Soccer pics tonight with Zach, then home to rest!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Happy Birthday~~~~


This morning started with a birthday kiss from my hubby, he had to go into work early, so he wanted to give me some presents before he left!

I got a very nice Stainless Steel Cookware set! I have been wanting new cookware for sometime!

My girls made me breakfast in bed, ummm yum?? lol shhhh don't tell them!

I am looking forward to going out to dinner tonight, with the family, and then over to the in laws for cake and ice cream. Mom is making me a peanut butter and jelly cake! Should be interesting!

Trying to finish up LIVING WATERS the book I am reading for review, also, and patiently waiting to see if I made the cut for the TOS Crew!!!

Thursday, May 20, 2010


Today is a BEAUTIFUL day! The kids got up early, ate breakfast, did a few chores and went right outside. I am SO proud of how they look after one another.

Today my baby is 18 months old. Matthew is one of the happiest kids you will meet. He smiles at everything, and just makes you crack up!

I can't believe in a few months he will be a big brother!!!He will be about 23 months when his brother or sister arrives!

Tomorrow is my birthday, can't wait! Going out to dinner, then to the in laws for cake!! YUM!!!

This weekend we have 2 picnics to attend, we are so excited! We love picnics!  Family time is the best! We value it so much! We should also be purchasing veggies for planting the garden! YIPPEE!!!!!!

Off to enjoy the sun for now!