Monday, March 10, 2014

::Happy Homemaker Monday::

From Diary of a Stay at Home Mom

As I look outside my window:::

Melting snow, lots of puddles, and 50 degrees… Awesome!

Right now I am:::

Working on my MOPS newsletter while Jackson plays and Hailey is at school

Thinking and pondering:::

Missing Kyle, thankful for nice weather, feeling refreshed.

On my bedside table::

Hair binders, chap stick, devotional

On my TV tonight:::

Not sure! I have been watching Private Practice on Netflix

Listening to:::

The sounds outside since I have all the windows open

Smile

On the menu for this week:::

Chicken quesadillas, spaghetti, soup, sausage & noodles, Chicken ala king, and maybe one night of eating out

On my to do list:::

Vacuum

Etsy order

MOPS newsletter

Organize lots of things

Plans for this week:::

MOPS meeting and enjoy the weather!

What I am sewing, crocheting, knitting or creating:::

Slouchy hat, knitted pig for Hailey, granny square blanket, and I may start a knitted elephant for Jackson

My simple pleasure:::

Not wearing a jacket!

Lesson learned the past week::

Give my worries and fears to God

Looking around the house:::

Toys, MOPS papers on the table, a sleeping pup, and Jackson getting into a cabinet that he shouldn’t be in

Smile

From the camera:::

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Prayer List:::

MOPS mamas

Guidance for me

Other family and friends

Bible verse, Devotional:::

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Wacky Clothes Day

This week Hailey's class is learning about Dr. Seuss. Everyday they do something fun like Wacky Clothes Day! Here's what hailey wore.

I just love her Ninja Turtles shirt :)

On Friday they all get to wear fun hats. I'm sure I can find a hat or two around here. Possibly crocheted... Duh

That's all for now!

Monday, January 13, 2014

::Happy Homemaker Monday::

From Diary of a Stay at Home Mom

As I look outside my window:::

The sun is shining and you can tell it isn’t as cold, which is so nice! Some of the snow is even melting

Right now I am:::

Trying to get my thoughts straight. I have so many things I want to do right now and I don’t know where to begin!

Thinking and pondering:::

Just my day to day life and balancing things. I have some projects I want to do but I also want to take care of the kiddos.

On my bedside table::

Bible, devotional, hair binders and chap stick

On my TV tonight:::

I’m not quite sure actually! I always forget what’s on Mondays

Listening to:::

The dishwasher and that’s it! Hailey’s at school and Jackson is napping

On the menu for this week:::

Left over turkey dinner, lasagna roll ups, soup, sausage and noodles, and chicken

On my to do list:::

Organize baby stuff and things to go to Goodwill

Vacuum

Clean kitchen

Crochet

Thank you’s

Blog posts

Plans for this week:::

Enjoy our time with Kyle when we can, school, gymnastics, MOPS, and my birthday

What I am sewing, crocheting, knitting or creating:::

Granny square blanket, Hailey’s knitted piggy, hats, and scarves

My simple pleasure:::

Coffee and a quiet house

Lesson learned the past week::

Prayer and patience is so important as you go through your day. I ask a lot of forgiveness and am thankful for God’s grace and forgiveness.

Looking around the house:::

Toys in the living room, a lot of yarn, sunshine coming in, and Hailey’s puzzles on the table.

Smile

From the camera:::

Hailey is 5 already! How did this happen?

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Prayer List:::

Our MOPS coordinator Heather and her family

Kyle and his job

Some friend’s and their families

My brother (he was not on the helicopter but knew a couple of the guys) and the families of the men who passed away in a helicopter crash. You can read about it here.

Bible verse, Devotional:::

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”
Romans 12:12

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

December Cell Phone Pictures

December was a busy and fun month! Here is what I caught on my phone

I really like my Christmas garland my mom made me. It went perfect on our shelf over the couch

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Hailey did most of the ornament hanging on our tree. It was really cute!

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Every year Hailey loves playing with the Christmas boxes. She did some major stacking after we decorated

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My dad brought some Christmas things back from our cabin. I was so excited when I found our star my mom and I made when I was little. I love it on our tree! (please ignore that it’s crooked)

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Jackson started feeding himself his bottles, which was nice but I also missed cuddling with him!

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Then he gets up and becomes a mad man

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Hailey showing off her new slippers from grandma and papa

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Taken by Hailey

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I got to bring my favorite mug into the rotation

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Doing a puzzle together, kind of

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So cold!

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I love this picture. Hailey got hooked on Chopped while she was at my moms house. Notice Jackson playing with Hailey’s hair

Smile

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Snow…

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Jackson started using this baby chair instead of his big high chair. I think he likes it!

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Orders, orders, orders

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This came home with Hailey one day and I thought it was so cute! J.J. is her best friend at school. They also have gymnastics together!

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After Hailey’s Christmas program, we treated her to her first hot chocolate from Starbucks

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Hailey and daddy had a slumber party in the basement.

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Loving our Advent Calendar from Naptime Diaries

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I felt like Santa with this big red bag full of goodies to mail out!

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These two got sucked into Cinderella. I use to LOVE this movie when I was little!

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Working on his Sippy cup skills

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Wishing some special people a Happy Birthday

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Crazy dog

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Barbies!

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Raccoon Feet

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Uncle Alex

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Danny and Kyle trying to figure out this crazy two that’s supposed to be for 10 year olds

Smile

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Sleepy guy

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Reading with Gram

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Hailey and her buddy, Blue

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Christmas cookies!

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Christmas morning

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Hailey got an Easy Bake Oven for Christmas

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After Christmas mess

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Easy Bake Oven Round 2: Soft Pretzels. Not bad!

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