Wednesday, April 30, 2008
A- Attached or single: Attached
B- Best Friends: Doug and my kids, my parents and siblings
C- Cake or Pie: Pie, fresh peach or strawberry in summer, pecan in the fall
D- Day of choice: Sunday, I love just spending the day together with no distractions
E- Essential item: Jeans, I live in them!
F- Favorite color: Any shade of blue
G- Gummy bears or worms: I don't love either, but like cinnamon bears, does that count?
H- Hometown: Arvada, Colorado
I- Indulgences: Ice cream in summer and hot chocolate in winter, every night!
J- January or July: Definitely July! Summer is my favorite time of year.
K- Kids: 4, Austin, Sydney, Jordan and London
L- Life is not complete without: A wonderful family to spend it with!
M - Marriage Date: August 19, 1993
N- Number of Siblings: 4, 2 brothers and 2 sisters
O- Oranges or apples: Oranges, I love the juice!
P- Phobias or fears: Mice, large spiders and big dogs on the loose!
Q- Quotes: "No other success can compensate for failure in the home." --David O. McKay
R- Reason to smile: We have so many blessings!
S- Season: Summer, I love the colors of flowers and the sound of kids playing outside.
T- Tag three friends: Jenifer, Lindsay, Jen, Anj, and anyone else who wants to be it! (I know that was more than 3, but I'm not the accountant in the family!)
U- Unknown fact about me: I have 2 extra ribs. (Weird, I know.)
V - Very favorite store: Crate & Barrel, they have the coolest stuff!
W- Worst habit: I bite my nails.
X- X-ray or Ultrasound: Ultrasound, they remind me of babies, x-rays remind me of the dentist!
Y- Your favorite food: Fresh fruit with a good dip
Z- Zodiac: Leo
Friday, April 25, 2008
class went on a
field trip to a tree farm
today. At the
end of their tour,
they were each
given a pansy
plant to take home.
Her first thought
was to give it to me
for Mother's Day.
When I picked her up
after school, she was
trying to hide it
under her coat.
She asked if I could
see what was underneath.
I had seen a flower, so I told her.
She was bummed and pulled it out
and said, I was going to give it to you
for Mother's Day. I thought she might
change her mind, but
next thing I knew, she had placed it
on the window sill in the kitchen.
The surprise wasn't such a surprise,
but the thought sure didn't mean
any less. It was so sweet.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
at hairstyling today.
more than willing
to be her
After all, Jordan told her
she was going to look
It's so fun
Sunday, April 20, 2008
One of the kids'
to do is to have
with their dad
jumped at the
Sydney wanted to go first. She's been waiting for an opportunity to
ride for weeks now!
This was Jordan's first time
going for more than just a
spin around the street.
She loved it!
Austin's a pro,
he gets to ride
this way to school
The kids all
think it's a blast,
and Doug likes
being able to
share one of his
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
then got a little too close, I guess,
because he ruffled up his feathers. . .
and took off,
with a few robins following him.
and landed in our trees a few more times.
It was so exciting for the kids to watch!
We all enjoyed it.
Monday, April 14, 2008
High: 75 Sunny...breezy. Highs 65 to 75. East winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the afternoon.
Low: 35 Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain and snow after midnight. Breezy. Lows in the 30s. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.
High: 45 Partly sunny. A chance of snow in the morning...then a chance of rain...snow with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Much colder. Highs 35 to 45. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Low: 25 Mostly cloudy. Lows in the 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south after midnight.
to take them out on her finger
one by one.
on the back step.
Friday, April 11, 2008
room for us
She hung up a
banner she had
with the words
"Good day" on it.
An alligator adorned the
top of the tv, and a unicorn picture
graced the nightstand.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Saturday, April 5, 2008
Good job, Austin!
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
way too fast.
we enjoy every minute.