Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Living Scriptures

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These DVD's are such a great tool for scripture experiences for everyone in the family!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

WIMTSW

It's the NEW What I Meant to Say hosted by Angel. She is soo great and funny..make sure you click the link and check her out and play along.









Here is a different addition of What I Meant to Say- Bumper Stickers for our new car.


Yes we traded in the truck for a Prius. The only reason... to SAVE MONEY! Here is my What I mean to say every time I drive it:




  • The Only GREEN I'm wanting to save is CASH!


  • No I'm not smelling my own farts! (If you don't get this one you probably don't watch Southpark...but Good for You!....Thaaanks!)


  • Conservatives can drive Prius's too.


  • I did NOT vote for Obama or his change.


  • Honk if I'm paying your mortgage.


  • I'm not saving Silverbacks I'm saving Greenbacks


  • I would rather pay for GREAT healthcare not YOUR healthcare


  • Ted Kennedy's Car has killed more people than my GUN.

  • My other car is a SUV (it really is hehe)

  • Climate change happens, it's called SEASONS!

  • Arizona! Doing the job the Feds won't do

  • I heart Bill O'Reily




(Some of these are borrowed from real bumper stickers. Some I made up.)



So tell me, What should I slap on the back of our car to clearly represent me and my peeps? It's the only time the hub has agreed to an actual bumper sticker for one of his vehicles. He must really want to let people know not to judge him by the car he drives.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Recent Moments


Aquinna has been quite my little buddy this year. And my big helper. I am kind of sad that she will be headed off to Kindergarten next year. Maybe that is why I still havn't gotten around to registering her yet. Or maybe I'm just lazy..either way..i need to get that done.

She plays super good by herself. And she is always making some sort of sound. If she is not talking or singing it's usually because she is playing video games or she fell asleep. There has been a couple of times that I will go around calling her name searching for her, running around outside thinking of all the horrible things that could've happened to her. Finally to find her under a pile of clothes or blankets fast asleep. Usually in her bed or on the couch...right in front of my nose! Shows how much I pay attention sometimes huh?!? Here are some of those moments of cuteness.


She plays so good with Ben E too. I love how they laugh and giggle all the time. She still tries to do too much with him sometimes and I have to get after her for it. But he also lets her know with his shrieks of disapproval. But he is learning how to torture her right back.

(Quinna is yelling "Get him off!" and I'm laughing my butt off)


Monday, May 17, 2010

One of Those Weeks


I'm in a rut. Last weeks 'to do' list never got done. I slacked, procrastinated, put off and detoured just about all I was going to do. This week isn't going any better. I am tired of the same ol' repetitive chores. You know, the ones that no matter how well you finish them they keep coming back. Laundry, dishes, picking up baby toys.

The past two days I have done dishes twice, rotated laundry twice. (It's all on my couch now I've spent the rest of the time in front of the computer playing pointless games, blog stalking, and wondering aimlessly in cyberspace. I would like to put the blame on my children. How no one can have a clean house or anything nice when you have small kids in the home. But the truth is..I'm just really LAZY!!!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Friday Confessional



It's that time to dig deep inside your soul and confess to the world or your followers the things that need to be said. Here I go:



  • I sincerely pray that the trees in my neighbors property across the street will come down .....safely. Wind, chainsaw, pocket knife...however. I need a miracle here.

  • When I say sincerely I mean I am on my knees talking to Heavenly Father about it.

  • Anyone out there with a chainsaw and ski mask I will send you directions.

  • I really would like the view of the lake. (view adds $40,000 worth of equity on our home)

  • The lake in actuality is more like a big pond.

  • The lake to which we have no access to because we don't pay our community dues.

  • To get an access card, we would have to pay our balance which is 187.00 as of this month.

  • It's hard to pay for something that you never use.

  • Like the boat docks.....we have no boat

  • And the crappy playground....we have our own crappy playground

  • The swimming docks.....too many little kids to swim and we live in Northwest..too cold to swim except for the one hot week in July.

  • The one thing we would use is the basketball hoop...but right now Wednesday nights after scouts and mutual is sufficient for the kid to get a few shots in.

  • I think we will START to pay the bill this summer

  • Not all at once of course..who has 187$ lying around...not me.

  • Guess I should of just paid the 17$ a month when it was a small payment hehe.


Now it's your turn. Link up with Glam and confess.

Monday, May 10, 2010

P.I.N.T.

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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Friday Confessional

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I confess:
  • I don't have a best friend.
  • I'm done with best friends.
  • I have had "besties" in the past.
  • But I will never have one again.
  • I think their is something wrong with me.
  • My 9 year old son would call it Karma
  • That's his favorite word these days
  • He says it like 12 times a day
  • And it actually works out that he says it at the appropriate times too.
  • Anyways, back to the besties...
  • Back in middle school I changed best friends from a great girl to a different girl.
  • I guess I was just at the age of seeing where I best fit in.
  • It came with a cost
  • A year later the new best friend just stopped talking to me out of the blue one day
  • Had another real good friend..then stopped hanging out for a different crowd..
  • KARMA
  • After another year, new crowd best friend stopped talking to me one day.
  • I never did find out what I did wrong. Must be my sparkling personality
  • I had a really good BFF for awhile...nothing bad happened just both went different ways at different times of our lives.
  • Many moons went by and I didn't bother too much with a good friend..I had a good Boyfriend aka Husband.
  • Eventually got a new BFF and it ended up being the weirdest one yet.
  • Found out some stuff about her...made me sad:( couldn't trust her
  • Then I moved...which saved me from a confrontation that didn't have to happen but could've if I had to explain why I was acting differently around her. Though I was trying not too.
  • Then a little bit later I got a new best friend...and now it's weird and basically non existent.
  • Then another one came and moved away in a blink of an eye. (Luckily we are still good friends)
  • So I'm done with best friends.
  • No more talking to someone every day, laughing about stupid stuff...Done!
  • No more random "Hey, let's go do .....this or that..."
  • I am only going to have Dear Friends. (You know who you are)
  • No more BFF's
  • Time to grow up!
  • But sitting here typing this I realize...I've had A LOT of fun times. And even if there is something wrong with me...and I suck at being a good friend...or someone else sucks at being my best friend ..hehe...I hope I gave them good laughs or good advice when they needed it.
  • I mean, in order for all the people out there to be blessed by my awesomeness I guess I'm gonna have to go through a lot of best friends. There is only so much of me to go around. ;)

This post seemed to go on forever and ever. I guess I needed to blab...sorry!

Happy Friday!!

Monday, May 3, 2010

Just A Quick Update

Happy Birthday to You Aquinna!

I can't believe my baby girl is 5!?! Where did the time go? It seems I was just moving into this house being quite pregnant with her. She is defiantly the baby girl too. She seems to get away with everything and her punishments are nothing compared to the other kids. And she always gets what she wants eventually. Completely my fault. (Ok, not just my fault..her dad has admitted that he can't say "no" to her either.)
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Ben E is still being stinkin funny and cute. He knows it too and that's not a good thing. I think we are going to have another spoiled "Quinna" except the boy version. What's a mom to do?

Sammy Sha is growin up way too fast. She is not only the little prissy lady of the house who has to choose her own clothes and hairstyles. (Which I don't let her all the time...we take turns..and I still say no if I don't like her pick) She is also the tallest in her grade. Not just her class, her whole KINDERGARTEN grade. This is a picture of the Mother Goose Gala that they just had at their school last week. See my beautiful Sammy girl on the stage towering over the other kids in her cute yellow dress and pink bonnet. (She was a Jill in Jack and Jill.)

Garrett...hmmm...what can I update about Garrett. He is going to NINE on Sunday. 9!!! I can't believe I have been a Mom for nine years. He is SSF! (So Stinkin' Funny) Such a boy who thinks boogers, farts and other bodily grossness is funny! He is ready to join a sports team. He used to not want to play sports because there were "other kids" there. Now he is ok with that. He is also eating steak now. Such a Man! Oh the days when the only meats he would eat were Chicken Nuggets or Hot Dogs. No, not anymore. Now my grocery bill just keeps getting bigger and bigger. I can't imagine what I will be spending on food when i have a teenage boy and 2 teenage girls and another growing boy? I think I better start looking for more kids to babysit so I can work on my food storage.