Thursday, March 3, 2011

stepping up

I feel like I am constantly stepping on or vacuuming up the boys toys! Each time I ask myself, "Why, oh why do they make Lego's so small. and Why, oh why can they not pick up after themselves." Then the practical side kicks in and I begin to list all the wonderful things about Lego's, like: they are pretty cool! The boys can spend quite blocks of time being totally engrossed in playing with them. And the reason their toys are all over the ground is probably because I called them to dinner or to do a chore.

Today I stepped on a rubber lizard.

First of all let me say that I like lizards. I will even catch them for the boys. But when you are in the midst of preparing dinner and you step on something that may or may not be a live reptile... it can really freak you out!


Thursday, February 10, 2011

on this day, 7 years ago...



Jonah was born! I have been thinking today about the circumstances surrounding his birth. He was a week late and measuring around 8 lb's so my OBGYN decided it was time for me to be induced. I went in early on a Tuesday morning, and that evening at 8:15 a 9lb baby boy was born. I feel in love for the third time when I saw Jonah.


When Caleb was born I was advised to let the nurses take him for the night so I could sleep, but with Jonah it was different. I kept him curled up with me in the bed the whole night. I watched Gladiator and we feel asleep peacefully.

Jonah is such a sweet and caring boy. He is always looking out for his brothers. He is very thoughtful and is always willing to compromise. He tells me all the time that he loves me and desperately needs me to give him a giant hug every night before bedtime. I'm so grateful for my precious 2nd son.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

sick and tired of being sick and tired


We have been sick around here for over a week. Between fevers, running noses,aches and pains we have spent a pretty penny at Rite Aid!

I love this photo! Medicine cups lined up like soldiers, various medicines mixed in with a couple snow globes and coffee... lots of coffee.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

the most wonderful time of the year

3 things I love about this time of year:

1. Christmas... music, trees, wreaths, presents, outfits, eves!

2. The way the wind blows so cold it makes you want to bundle up, cuddle up, or cozy up to a roaring fire.

3. Cooking and baking scrumptious creations that warm your heart and fill your tummy!

Friday, November 5, 2010

rock and roll


The boys will occasionally grab something on our way out the door to bring in the car, but this is a first for us...

I'm not sure how fun a broken brick will be....

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

heating things up



I love the feeling of warm clothes coming out of the dryer as much as the next person, but this might just be taking it too far...


Tuesday, May 4, 2010

what we found in the pool today

Can you see it? Look closely...


I've heard that after a big rain it could happen, but I've never seen it before today.
Enjoy this video of our new little friend!

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