Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Just Because

Brigg 15
Hayden 13
Micah 10 (soon to be 11)

Blythe 9
Tucker 7
All courtesy of my most talented photographer friend.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Cutest Nephew EVER!!!

All my nephews out there, PLEASE don't be jealous but come on... I even tell my kids that Jesse is the cutest baby EVER! I can't help but want to just love up this baby. Tim & Brenda came down Spring Break weekend and we got to hang out and I took a few pics of Jesse. Wish they lived closer.

He's very smart, knows sign language. Get's some of his looks from his Dad.

Love those curls!

Sophie was having fun trying to lick him. (Fun with Photoshop)

Love the vintage look to this one.

Friday, April 23, 2010

What a Sweetheart!

Despite her extreme mood swings...this girl of mine can be such a sweetheart.
She left this very sweet note on our bed last night.

Did I mention how smart she is? Who else could come up with such spellings
of Parents & Daughter? And how about that use of the hyphen?

Wednesday, March 31, 2010


My friend across the street sent me this email with this video attached. Turn up the volume so you can hear what he says at the end.

"Hayden was playing on the computer the other night babysitting. I don't know if he knew it was recording him or not. Hilarious. Thought you would like to watch.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patty's Day

This cute girl was so excited about dressing up for St. Patricks Day. I even went the extra Mom effort and made sure she had cute hair today. So cute!

This cute kid (pictured) was such a great Big Brother last night. He helped Tucker build a lepercon trap (not pictured) and then had a special note and suprise in it this morning from the "Lepercon" they tried to catch. He even went so far as to try and burn my house down the edges of the note he left.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Photoshop Attempts

"Sometimes Being The Only Girl Really Sucks"
Blythe 2009

So I have been playing around with Photoshop and I have to say it has been more frustrating than anything but I thought maybe I could ask some of my fellow bloggers to give me some ideas of good websites, blogs or books to go to learn more about the great things you can do with Photshop.

Poor Blythe has this quote hanging around her neck most of the time (figuratively). Life's hard huh?

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Proof I'm Getting Old

(Can't say I didn't warn you.)

This kid

Is getting behind one of these
Which is NOTHING like being behind one of these.

Playing this


Do you think this appropraite for Sunday viewing or small children... say below the age of 10?

Just wondering?

Monday, March 8, 2010

On Behalf of the 5%

I'm pretty sure I know who that 5% was trying to keep me from ever blogging again (thank you to the other 95% who still believe in me)...
So as a tribute to one of my most favorite people, the one I have been spending the most time with lately, who I have come to love and respect even more than I ever thought I could...
(Brigg in his signature move of the season the "Figure Four")
In August I started my new job over at the new High School "Westlake" (sounds like a gang school huh?) in Saratoga as a finance secretary. I new it would be a great opportunity to be involved with Brigg and also nice to be earning a little extra money. Tucker started Kindergarten this year so that would have left me at home alone for part of the school day (I know, what was I thinkn'?). For the most part it has been working out pretty good leaving for work about an hour before the kids go to school and getting home from work a few minutes before they get home. (We have a very large killer guard dog at home if any of you predators were wondering.)

I really thought in the back of my mind that maybe Brigg wouldn't think it was so cool having his Mom working at his school, but I'm so glad I was totally wrong. He spends most of his free time eating, sleeping , doing homework, sluffing, and hanging out in MY office. For the most part I love it.

The thing that has been the most fun this year is being involved in the High School Wrestling Team/Booster President. I was able to go to every single one of Brigg's duals/tournaments. I only missed 1 match all season. I grew to love the boys on the team and really enjoyed the hours and hours of time I spent helping out the team. Brigg had a fantastic year, making it to State and placing in the Top 8. I couldn't have been any prouder of him. He ended the year as "Outstanding Wrestler of the Year" from the High School (as a freshman people!) We expect BIG things to come from this kid.

Westlake H.S. Wrestlers 2009-2010
I think Brigg has grown up so much over a period of a couple months. I have gained so much love and respect for him and how he has handled himself. He continues to do all he needs to do to keep up his grades, stay conditioned, and serve in his church duties. He's turning into a real "Man Child". Now if we could just get him to go to a dance...

(Brigg's on the end receiving 1st Place at Regions)

We did however have the opportunity to witness his "first kiss". He was being awarded 1st place at the Region Wrestling Tournament (a qualifier for Sectionals) and the cheerleader awarding him his medal plastered a big wet one on his cheek (and she was cute!)

(This isn't a good picture but it is all the proof I have, look close.)

Friday, February 26, 2010

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