Monday, January 31, 2011

I'm grateful for vacations....

I'm soooooo grateful for vacations!

I'm home doing laundry and catching up on everything! I will start blogging again tomorrow!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Sunday, January 16, 2011

I'm grateful for lists

I'm grateful for lists. I would forget my shoes if I didn't have lists. Now I understand where my mom carried around her dayplanner, the "Brain." If it's not written down, it doesn't exist!!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

I'm grateful for playpens....

I'm grateful for play pens. Glo bug looks like he's in jail but he's enjoying himself. In there, he can eat his sandwich without a dog or older brother to help, or them running passed him and not saying "Hi!" It's in the kitchen where most of the action of the house is so he's enterained. Plus it let's me do what I need to do!!

Friday, January 14, 2011

I'm grateful for creativity...

I made this for my Solid Bee Blocks. Natalie asked for triangles and that was it. So this is what I made. No pattern just a few pictures to go off of for ideas. I really enjoyed making this one.
I enjoy the freedom to do what we wanted. Thanks Natalie

Thursday, January 13, 2011

I'm grateful for gift certificates

I'm grateful for gift certificates. I would have spent the money else where, probably on food or other things we need. But I had to spend the gift certificate on a hair and eyebrows. So this is what I got.
Chopped off about 6 inches, layered it and got bangs!!
I love it....just enough change.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Kelly's block

I'm grateful for good smelling shampoo

Seems silly but when I get into the shower and smell my shampoo, it seems like everything will be okay for a few minutes.

Monday, January 10, 2011

I'm grateful for not drinking...

I had a tough night last night. One of those nights that you question your being and stuff.
One of those that if I wasn't LDS, I probably would have drowned my sorrows in the bottle! He he

Then I would have had a hangover today and wouldn't have realized what I have.

So I'm grateful that I don't have alcohol in my house.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

I'm grateful for patience

I'm grateful for the patiences of people around me.

My kids weren't quiet today in church. Neither was my hubby with his stuffed up nose.

I'm thankful that no one turned around and yelled at us.

I hope next week is better.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

I'm grateful for learning new things...

I'm grateful for learning new things about my best friends.

I have learned that Aimee's favorite candy is black licroice.

I learned that Lindsy doesn't like dark chocolate.

I learned that Erin is so caring and loves an adventure.

Just so many things that I love about the important girls in my life.

I heart you girls

Thursday, January 6, 2011

I'm grateful for 'mama bear attitudes'...

Today, Bee, Glo Bug and I met Nicci at McDonald's for lunch. I needed a coke and Bee needed to run off some energy.
So Bee played while Nicci and I chatted. Every once in awhile, I would hear Bee say STOP but thought nothing of it. (Bee can be a bossy bum when he has attitude.)

All of a sudden, Nicci stops mid-sentence and says, "That little girl just pushed and hit Bee!"

So we started to watch while we chatted. This like 5-6 year girl was beating up on Bee and he wasn't fighting back!!! (I love that kid!)

Don't get me wrong, there was a push to get her away but still...

Anyway time goes on and Nicci goes back to work. I'm rounding up everything and I go to tell Bee, 3 minutes. Just in time to see this girl take Bee out at the knees on a big step, making him land on his neck!!

He lays there, stunned. (I'm thinking he broke his neck or arm or....)

I run to him and pick him up. He's not broke.

SOoooOO Mama Bear Krista comes out.

I go find Mama of said Brat and said, "Your kid is a bully. She just knocked down my kid and has been picking on him for awhile."

Mom of Brat says, My kid wouldn't do that.

"Well, she did. I watched it."

Mom sitting across the room says, "Yeah, she's been picking on my kid too but I just watched her take that boy (Connor) out for no reason."

(Thank you to Mom across the room.)

Mom of Brat, "Well they must have started it."

Are you flipping kidding me??

I walked away with a look of disgust.

A few minutes later, Mom of Brat and Brat come to our table.... Tell that BOY you are SORRY.


Bee doesn't answer so I say, You need to be nice to everyone but especially kids younger than you.

Mom throws a glare and coughs up a airball, turning to leave.

I'm grateful that Bee and I stood up for ourselves and didn't hit those Brats. (Even though they deserved it.)

What are you grateful for?

Wednesday, January 5, 2011


I'm grateful for online patterns

I made this little guy from a free pattern online! He's a pin cushion.

The next one I'm gonna make the arms shorter.

I'm grateful for free patterns. I wouldn't have made this guy if I had to pay for him.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


I'm grateful for goodies!! Mychel brought us over a plate of goodies. Chex mix and bread and stuff. All wonderful and all done!!

Thank you Mychel! I definitely needed the sweets. Or maybe I didn't.

Monday, January 3, 2011

I'm grateful for texting

I'm grateful for texting!

It may sound lame but texting is wonderful to me. I have great friends, that wouldn't be so great of friends if we didn't text.
For example, last night I put the boys to bed and looked at my bed, wanting to go to sleep instead of going running. Lindsy said, "Go do it! You will feel better and sleep better when you are done. Even if it's a short run."  She was totally right and I knew it so I threw on my shoes and headed out the door.

I also love texting because I can text Chris or my family with news that isn't urgent, but important enough to not wait for a phone call. Plus I hate leaving voicemails. I talk funny and get nervous! :)

Saturday, January 1, 2011

I'm grateful for the usps

I'm grateful for the USPS. I am able to play with a lot of fabulous ladies that quilt in my bees. PLUS send things to my friends. Today it's Erin. It's a bunch of yellow fabric.