Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Soccer Tournament

Hi everyone! Yes I am still alive, I have just been very busy with all the end of the school year stuff going on.
I have also started working out and that is taking some of my time also.
This weekend Trey played in his first soccer tournament! He is really getting the hang of it.
We are so proud of him.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

My Little Rock Stars

I think I have a future rocker on my hands! Last night we played a little rock band and we put this crazy wig on Ty! He clearly knew that it was time to put on a show and that is exactly what he did. We were cracking up at him.

Grace got in on the act too!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Easter "Bun Bun"

Here are a couple of pictures of Grace with her rabbit "Bun Bun".
As you can see he totally trust her. He barely lets anyone else even hold him. He is so soft he feels like cotton. His breed is a Mini Rex. They are known for their soft fur.
If you have thought about getting a new pet I would recommend a bunny. They are easy to care for and really sweet.
You just have to make sure they have enough space to move around. He has a nice hutch that he lives in. Also we keep him inside.
Easter is just around the corner...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Japanese Style

Recently Grace attended a birthday party  and it was Japanese style.
The girls all had kimonos, and put geisha makeup on. They fixed their hair up with the cutest little chopsticks.
Her friend's mom made the dinner most of it from scratch like won-ton soup, green tea, and rice with seaweed, Crab Rangoon and several other things. It was a great experience for all of them.
It was Graces first time to try Sushi and she actually liked it! 
Each girl got a goldfish bowl with two goldfish to take home.
This was definitely a party she won't forget.
Such great memories with sweet friends

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Where did spring go?

We really do have crazy weather here in Oklahoma. Just a week ago the kids were out in the sprinkler and today it is a major snow storm! These are a few pictures from my window. It is so nice to see the pretty snow and not ice!

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Back in Business!

This week is Spring Break at our house and thank goodness my whole family is WELL!!! My hubby also took vacation so we have been doing a lot around the house.

We played outside Wednesday because the weather was awesome! It was in the 80's but we had a cool front come through last night so the highs were in the 60's today still not bad for March but not as beautiful as yesterday.

One of our Bradford Pear Trees.
Forsythia is the first sign of spring in our backyard.
I actually laid out in the sun and read a book. Does it get much better than that?! We got the sprinkler out and Grace and Trey had a blast in it. As you can see from the pictures.
Ty wasn't as sure about the water. He mostly stayed out of it.
Tom and I went to the Elton John concert Tuesday night and I will be posting about that soon. It was awesome!! I had to use an old camera because they wouldn't let me take in my new one. We can't find the old cable to transfer the pictures anywhere so he might have to take it somewhere to get them off loaded! More to come later...

Friday, March 13, 2009

Are we having fun yet???

This has been a week of staying at home with sick children. It started with Ty getting sick with the Croup. I took him to the doctors office on Tuesday because he was sounding like Darth Vader. The poor guy could barley breath.

Luckily we have an awesome pediatrician that fixed him right up by giving him a steroid shot. The bad part was it made Ty irritated and wired. He couldn't decided what he wanted to watch Dora or Word World, no...Word World...no Dora....no Word World..You see where I am going with this. Talk about fun! I have  watched more of both of those shows and any one person should have to watch in a lifetime!
I missed my Moms Day Out on Wednesday and stayed home with him.  Wednesday night Trey decided to get sick. He was running a fever , headache. He ended up staying home Thursday and Friday.
Thursday morning Grace woke up with the stomach flu. Yuck!!
Can I paint a picture of projectile vomit all over my bathroom! Thank God we don't have carpet in there. I have spent much of my time sterilizing the house washing towels and sheets and trying to keep all of them for cross contaminating each other.

Now as we start spring break I am hoping that everyone will be well so we can actually enjoy the week. We can all use a vacation.

Monday, March 9, 2009

Catching Up

We had a very busy weekend at our house. I really didn't even have time to work on blogging at all. I'm not sure I even opened it up!

It started Friday morning. Grace had her speech meet at her school. She was SO nervous! She must have practiced it a hundred times.

I think I was as nervous as she was but she did great. I was so proud of her for getting up there in front of all those people.

Then later that evening we headed back to the school for a sleepover with Grace's cheer team. I volunteered to stay the night with the girls. Crazy me!!!

My dear friend Ashley and our friends daughter getting her hair done.
Grace and her friend Aubri working on a craft.
The whole gang all dolled up.
Our silly girls.

The girls had fun. We painted nails, did hair and makeup, made a craft, watched movies and ate pizza and popcorn.

I only got 5 hours of sleep but, was glad that I got that much. It was better than I thought I would get.  The hardest part of the weekend was the time change. Ouch! I just hate it. Why do we have to have a time change?? So I am still trying to catch up.

Then Saturday afternoon Trey had his first soccer game of the season. He started practice several weeks ago and was very excited about playing a game.


He scored 2 goals and his team won 15 to 2. He is finally getting the hang of it this year and has figured it out most of the rules.

So that's what we have been up to. I am caught up. Now if I could just catch up on all the house work I need to do. lol

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

25 Thing I Hate or "love" About Facebook

Actually I LOVE Facebook but a friend of mine posted this on her facebook page and I laughed so hard. 
I love many of the things this guy hates but I had to agree on a few items.

Do you love or hate any of them?

One of my favorite things is when it's someones birthday and you can wish them a Happy Birthday. 
One of the things I hate is when you comment on a picture and you get all the threads from other people commenting on the same picture. Even if you don't know that person.

I hope you get as big of a kick out of it as I did.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Enjoying the warm weather.

My birthday was this week and my husband got me a wonderful gift. A new camera! I love it although now I need to take another class to learn how to use it! lol  I couldn't believe I got the three of them to all look at the camera and smile at the same time.

This is one of my favorites. Trey was being so sincere when he leaned against Grace and smiled.
Ty's first time to swing on a big swing. He was so excited.

The weather has been so beautiful the past couple of days so I decided to try out my new camera on the kids outside. Sadly it is supposed to be cold again tomorrow. Really..what do we expect in February. We enjoyed it while it lasted and it gave us a taste of Spring.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Looking Back 36 Year Ago Today

I tried to think about something interesting to post about on my birthday and I though about taking a look back at history 36 years ago today. Ouch did I say that out loud. 


Friday, February 23, 1973

Top News Headlines This Week:

Feb 23 - Gold goes up $10 overnight to record $95 an ounce in London

Top Songs for 1973

Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree by Dawn

Killing Me Softly with His Song by Roberta Flack Top of the World by Carpenters

My Love by Paul McCartney & Wings You're So Vain by Carly Simon

Keep On Truckin' by Eddie Kendricks Crocodile Rock by Elton John

Midnight Train to Georgia by Gladys Knight & the Pips Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce

1973 Prices US President
Richard M. Nixon

US Vice President
Gerald R. Ford

Bread: $0.27/loaf

Milk: $1.36/gal

Eggs: $1.22/doz

Car: $4,052   She's a real beauty!!! lol

Gas: $0.39/gal  We could only wish.

Academy Award Winners

Best Picture: The Sting

Directed By George Roy Hill

Best Actor:

Jack Lemmon  in Save The Tiger

Best Actress:

Glenda Jackson  in A Touch Of Class

House: $35,500   Can you imagine!!!

Stamp: $0.08/ea  

Avg Income: $13,622/yr

Min Wage: $1.60/hr

DOW Avg: 851

On TV in 1973

The Waltons

The Brady Bunch  

All in the Family

Mission: Impossible



The Carol Burnett Show

Hawaii Five-0

The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Hot New Toys in 1973

The Lone Ranger Action Figure

Shrinky Dinks Perfection  One of my all time favorites.


Fisher-Price Movie Viewer

Top Books in 1973

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Friday, February 20, 2009

Flashback Friday

This week I have been in touch with several old friends. It got me thinking about my college years.  I had a lot of fun those first couple of years. I met Tom when I was 20 and settled down quickly.
My first year in college I lived in the dorms with my good friend Carrie. Man, we had so much fun together.

You have to love dorm live. Staying up to late, eating horribly, and of course all the new freedom that living on your own for the first time brings.

My friend Carrie now lives in Texas and has 4 beautiful children and married to a really wonderful guy. She like myself got her teaching degree and but both of us stay home with our children now.

Her family still lives close to where we live and I have kept up with them.
There is just nothing like being 18, living on your own and going away and being a freshman in college.
Could my hair get any bigger? LOL