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Friday, November 4, 2011

I'm Baaaaack...

Hello Blog Family---I have missed you! I have had a request to post again (okay mostly from my mother), but never the less here I am. With some great news I might add....WE ARE MOVING! Well, we are actually already moved, to the in-laws, but we have bought a house! So we will be moving officially again. See what a little mention of remodeling did to my little family. We decided for the sake of sanity it would just be easier. We found the PERFECT house. Thanks to my most awesome realtor...I think she looked at over 50 houses with us, bless her heart and never batted an eye lash.
We move in on my 30th birthday weekend. Nothing like a little unpacking of memories in a ton of boxes to make me reminisce. I absolutely hate packing boxes, but I absolutely LOVE unpacking them. The girls are so excited, they have picked out their paint colors. Ansley has chosen the obvious HOT pink and Emmalee has went with the very dark turquoise, ummm okay. Any decorating tips on how to get by with this would be very much appreciated.
So, we have been without a house for a little over a month now. A back and forth gain of about 8 pounds better back off for good! It has be trying times to say the least but I couldn't ask for a better place to stay. Trey's parents have been absolutely great and gone most of the time. I know they will be so glad to get their house back to themselves.

I hope everyone had a great Halloween. Ours was a little different this year but mostly the same. Emmalee was a princess and Ansley was a superhero--Batgirl! Some things never change. I was a pirate and Trey of course did not dress up. One year he will surprise us all.
Well I hope to start blogging again more frequently so check back soon! Maybe everyone can help me decorate, haha! That was a joke, don't get crazy!

Monday, June 6, 2011

Ready or not...

You know how the song goes..."I still remember when 30 was old..." Well here I am exactly 6 months and 3.5 days away from being and 30, and yes that still sounds old! Not in a bad way, just I never thought it would be me turning the big 3-0. Of course I am six months older than my husband so I get teased plenty. Many say that it isn't thirty, its thirty-one. Well, I will let you know.
I feel as though I am pretty well on track as to what I wanted to do with my life up until this point. I had a great time in my twenties-- did college, found my love for concerts, my love for water, became a wife and mommy. I have two great girls, married and have a great career. We fell in love with a great dog, have a fish and in a few days will have the sole custody of a great guinea pig. So as regrets go, nah. I just feel that at this point I might have to grow up. Maybe not "have to" but I just automatically will. My interests will suddenly become hour long dramas instead of america's funniest home videos???
Anyway, I am writing today to let you know that this may be an ongoing kinda blog. There is still things I want to accomplish before I turn 30.  I am not freaking out, just things I want to do before the big day. This decade was so much shorter than the previous two. I feel that this is going to be a constant. Days go by faster and come a lot quicker.
If you have any ideas I am listening. Kind of a miniature bucket list of things. Skydiving may or may not be an option, but I really do want to fly a plane!!! I would like to go backpacking somewhere really unique. I wanted so bad to run a marathon before 30, but that one may have to wait, you know, something to look forward to!
So listen up 30--I am not scared, I would just like it if you slowed your roll a bit--can I still say that when I am thirty?

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day! I hope you all can enjoy this day as much as I am! I was awakened by a lovely breakfast (prepared by Waffle House) and a beautiful necklace from my girls (which I was totally shocked by the way, who would of thought they would actually catch my hints this year).
I do want to take this post and dedicate it to my mother, known by my girls as Lala! She is wonderful and the true definition of a mom. She is selfless, strong, thoughtful, loving, beautiful, smart, funny, forgetful (but not the important stuff), giving, talented and very dedicated to her family. She has taught me how to treat people, love people, and forgive people. Without her I am not sure where I would be today. Everyday I think of her as I am getting the girls ready for school or cooking them dinner. I once said jokingly that I have turned into my mother...I didn't know the sense of pride that would also come with that statement. I could only hope that I become half the mother that my mom was to me and that someday I will be reading something that my girls have written, hopefully good, about me as their mother! 

I was going to scan a really nice picture of me and mom from when I was little, but my printer has decided not to work with me today. The girls have been playing know the rest! As a mom on Mother's day, this oh holy day, I will forgive this and be mad tomorrow. Instead this is a picture of mom and Emmalee. Emmalee looks just like me and mom has not aged a day since I was this small so work with me!