Monday, November 28, 2011

How much is too much???

The 17th was my 32nd birthday and I have always been more than willing to celebrate bunches! :) This year was no different. It is kinda all different things though, and a lot more spread out.

It kinda started on the 12th. I was at the Expo craft fair all day, my mom had the boys and Trev was in California with his dad, brother, and nephew. My mom and the boys picked me up and went to Senor Sams and shared an old favorite, nachos!

The 13th, my Grandma, mom and the boys went to Morning Glory for my favorite breakfast! Those oatmeal pancakes are just too good!

The 16th, my mom took me and the boys to another oldie but goody! House of Thai! I haven't been there for so long! And that used to be a favorite birthday place. Gotta love their chicken phad thai.

I haven't eaten out this much in ages!!! Maybe high school days?

November 17th! The big birthday. I spent all day with my besties enjoying one of our favorite pass times! Stayed up way too late, but it was worth it!

The 18th, our family friends from Portland stayed the night at my moms, they got in a little late so we didn't meet up until breakfast. We had a great time on the 19th and had fun talking, playing and repacking their SUV up! It was a great morning!!! I haven't celebrated a birthday with Jacqueline for about 15 years (actually there was a year we did have lunch with them about 9 years ago in the Portland area)! And we had her adorable girls here to party with my boys and her husband, Jake, got to join in also!

The 27th was a family and friend dinner at my moms for myself and Carson's 5th birthday! It was very busy, but such a blessed time! We also got to celebrate Annalies' 10th birthday which is on 12.4.11 and Katrina's which is today, 11.28.11!

Thank you to all who came! I hope you enjoyed yourself as much as I did! It was a blast! Thank you very much!

With all that, it has been a very blessed birthday! I love my family and friends very much!

Hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Lots of love today!

A Thankful Heart.

Promises from the Lord, especially Psalm 91 (this week).
A home to live in.
The Holiday Months.
Forgiving Family & Friends.
Perky, adorable blue eyed & blond haired boys, that can so easily make me want to laugh & cry all in one day! :)
A husband who loves me.
A car to drive.
A great church to belong to.
A favorite book I got to see as a movie.
An awesome bed to sleep in at night!
A place to exercise at, thank you YMCA.
A camera to document life.
Great AWANA workers to teach and take care of our kids.
Middle of the week dinner at a local church, time to visit with an old friend & worship.
The love of the Lord. Always & forever loving me. Amazing.

These are just some of things I am thankful for. What are things that you are thankful for?

Have a blessed Thanksgiving! Love you and have a safe fun day!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

His Protection

I am so thankful for Psalm 91. The Lord's promises to us, to guard us and keep us safe if we call on Him and believe what He has for us!

1 Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust.”

3 Surely he will save you
from the fowler’s snare
and from the deadly pestilence.
4 He will cover you with his feathers,
and under his wings you will find refuge;
his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
5 You will not fear the terror of night,
nor the arrow that flies by day,
6 nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness,
nor the plague that destroys at midday.
7 A thousand may fall at your side,
ten thousand at your right hand,
but it will not come near you.
8 You will only observe with your eyes
and see the punishment of the wicked.

9 If you say, “The LORD is my refuge,”
and you make the Most High your dwelling,
10 no harm will overtake you,
no disaster will come near your tent.
11 For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways;
12 they will lift you up in their hands,
so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.
13 You will tread on the lion and the cobra;
you will trample the great lion and the serpent.

14 “Because he loves me,” says the LORD, “I will rescue him;
I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.
15 He will call on me, and I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble,
I will deliver him and honor him.
16 With long life I will satisfy him
and show him my salvation.”

Monday, November 21, 2011

Is it Harvest Time???

For over a month now, I have been wanting to get the seeds out of the pumpkins to bake them on up! Has it happened until now??? Nope! It took Thanksgiving being this week to get it done! But we did it! Carson was AMAZING! He got all the seeds out of the two little ones that we are going to make into pies, and I emptied the large one to carve it up! And he also scraped them out and got as much stringy, slimy stuff out as he could. He did great! And then I made sweet and salty pumpkin seeds! YUM!

Here is the lovely carved pumpkin! Carson loved it, which eased my concern of it not being good enough, so that warmed my heart! So cheesy, I know!

Here is the wonderful flannel blanket that Kristin made for me! My size, cozy, adorable blanket! YAY! Happy birthday to me! :) Thanks Kristin!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Have a great fun day!!!

Love ya.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

A little bit obsessed.

Look how lovely this style is?!

Here are a bunch of other lovely hair styles too!

And the new way to curl your hair!? RIGHT HERE! Here is another spot that shows pictures of the sock curling.

Pretty neat stuff out there!


Dryer Fun & A Harvest-Full Walk

Yesterday Carson was somewhere in the house, and while he was gone, Gabe did a little hiding! Carson would say, Gabe where are you, and then we would hear Gabe say something...Carson kept going from the laundry room/garage door and back to the bedrooms. He couldn't find him anywhere! So, finally I joined it and we found him! In the DYER!

Carson wanted a turn and was in there about as long as I had the camera up taking this picture. He didn't like it much!

This morning, my mom, Carson, Gabe and I walked to the Library for story time. I rode the scooter, Carson his bike, Gabe in the stroller and Grandma pushing the stroller. On the way there, it was little hard because it was up hill mostly, and Carson wasn't wanting to ride. We were bookin' it on the down/flat part of the way home though. It was a blast!

We found come chestnuts on the ground and piled up Gabe's hat with the nuts and the very poky outer layers. We have no idea what to do with them, but boy are they lovely!!! Then we came across some apples that were on the ground and grabbed those for the horses.

The outer part of the nut doesn't look like pretty. And it doesn't feel pretty either.

The inside is just lovely though!

Apples for the horses.


25 Ways!

HERE is a link to view 25 ways to wear a scarf! Love the creativity!!!