Sunday, October 26, 2008

Missing Church

I can't tell you how out of the loop I feel right now. We have missed church for the last month due to sickness, being out of town, conference, sickness, company stuff, sickness, and did I mention sickness. The rest of the week I have been stuck at home, till last week, because our van broke down. (I am currently driving my parents car that they weren't using nicknamed the grey ghost, until the van is fixed). Matt was out of town this last week and the kids had half days so we just kinda stuck around the house.

Started packing too. More updates on that as they come.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Fun Tag

If I had a million dollars, I'd be rich!

Five Things I was doing 10 years ago:
1- Taking care of a 1 year old
2- Working at TPN
3- Almost celebrating 2 years of marriage
4- Buying our Truck
5- Getting ready for Halloween

Five things on my to-do list today:
1- Finish the laundry
2- Call people to bring meals next week
3- Find boxes to move
4- Read Valarie's book/edit
5- Watch my kids like a hawk

Five snacks that I enjoy:
1- Dove's chocolates
2- Charleston chew's (vanilla mini's)
3- Cheesecake
4- Avacados
5- Carrots

Five things I would do if I were a millionaire:
1- Buy a house (one with a craft room just for me)and land for the family/friends
2- Pay for my kids education
3- Pay off my debt
4- Pay someone to mow my lawn
5- Buy a more economical car

Five places I have lived:
1- Tipton, CA
2- Provo, UT
3- Argentina
4- little Elm, Providence Village, TX
5- Weatherford, Oklahoma

Five Jobs I have had:
1- Farmer
2- Hardware Store
3- Executive Secretary
4- PIEMS Clerk, Receptionist
5- Home Health Care Assistant

Rules: Each player answers the question themselves. At the end of the post the player then tags 5 people and posts their names, then goes to their blog and leaves them a comment letting them know that they've been tagged and asking them to read your blog. Let the person that tagged you know when you've answered the questions on your blog.

I tag:

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Family Traits

Well we just got back from a wonderful trip from Texas to bless our newest member of the family James. We had such a great time, and it also gave us the opportunity to do a few other neat things. We were able to totally surprise one of my closest friends for her birthday...and I mean a total surprise. Which Marcy, Bryon, Charlie, Val, and Valarie, Marie and Scott were such keys in that event. We had such a great time with everyone who came. I have to add that the PTA group was a hoot, and so glad to finally meet them. It was really nice to catch up with Candy (sorry about your daughter getting sick, but glad she is ok now) and Cynthia, and Tom, the Lawsons. The only thing is that Shannon's baby shower was the same night and would have loved to gone to that too, but I did get to see her the next day. We were also able to get some family pictures done, have Thanksgiving (YUM), great pies thanks to Adam and The Pooles, and double kudos for the Fudge Anna. We celebrated birthday's which is so weird because the babies are turning 5!!!! Hello, that is soooo old. And the new babies are almost 2!!! They are growing up so fast. It was so nice to see Marcus and Anna. It is so hard for them to be there now and us to be gone...but it will work out. What was interesting is to see all of the cousins together again and notice how freakish it is that they all look alike!! I did that look-a-like meter thing a couple of months ago and it would be interesting to see how much the kids look like each other. There is an on going joke about how the kids "looks" got mixed up and how each couple should have different kids. It was fun to be there. I also got to catch up with some of my old co-workers and see our dog Gabbie, that we gave to our old neighbor who has absolutely spoiled her rotten. We are sooo glad she is happy and well.

Side note, my picture thingy isn't working so I will post pictures as soon as I figure out what went wrong. I think it was because I was trying to send them too. But any who, I will post them post haste.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Danny Boy take II

Ok if any of you read my post a from Monday, let me say this is a total repeat! Instead though he startled me by coming in our room and saying, "Mommy my tummy is growling" (he ate 5 tacos for dinner! He should be STUFFED!) So me being in a half dazed state, asked why is your tummy growling. He said, "Because it needs food." Matt and I just busted up laughing! So in the video is the after math of being woken up AGAIN and finding the living room light on and him sitting on the floor playing. So we took the chance for blackmail purposes and possible future advantages for his possible future wife to be aware of certain tendencies he had as a child. LOL

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Ode to Texas

Oh we are packing, happily packing, washing load upon load, socks all matched, shoes which ones do we need, church, sneakers, sandals. Two days away, two days away, off we will be on the plane, no liquids in the purse, so pack in baggies, don't want the worst. Five days of stay, holy cow the clothes and those dear suit cases will pay. The plans we have made, to visit family and friends, blessing a baby and play. We have been counting down the days to go back to Texas and oh we can't wait, two more days, two more days!

Monday, October 6, 2008

My Aunt Trish

My Aunt Trish is the Mayor of Coalinga and was interviewed a few weeks ago and was on the local news. Thought it was really cool and I would post it! 1&d1=465500&LaunchPageAdTag=Search Results&activePane=info&rnd=36401277

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Oh Danny Boy!

If any one knows my kids, they know how wild and crazy they are. Yesterday was a prime Danny Boy day.

After I took the first pictures, I thought oh how cute these would be, of him trying to see what his brother Erik was doing next door. And getting stuck on the pole he was climbing on. But then when I caught him last night at 12 sneaking into the fridge for a "midnight" snack, a song came to my mind, I get knocked down, but I get up again, nothin's gonna get me down, chorus, Danny boy, oh Danny boy, (couldn't think of the group right away) but in the blur of midnight dust my mind changed the words. We put you down, but he gets up again, nothin's gonna keep him down, Oh Danny boy, Danny boy...

So I decided to download the music and pay tribute to the BOY!

Saturday, October 4, 2008

This is a combo post

I just got some batteries for my camera and was able to down load a few photos so this is going to be a combo explanation of things.
The first picture is of a shot we got driving to go see Matt at work. They were just trotting along. It was funny to hear Danny holler as they went by his window, Look mommy my size horses!! Mommy my size. I need one my size.

And Erik's new glasses...

The first is a series of photos from the Tulare County Fair. The kids and I took a ride on the BIG Ferris wheel and the shots are from the top of it looking out over the fair and down at Grandpa Voa Teves and Matt. The shot of me is actually working a ban saw trying to cut out a dove (LOL) It looked more like a warped bunny rabbit. The kids on the rides at the fair, the free fall one is the best. And yes if you think the kids on the dragon ride look bored, it is because they were, wouldn't you after 10 minutes on that ride (NO JOKE 10 minutes!!) Then of course the animals and a huge pig, and the boys on a John Deere.

After that is the night Matt and I went to the temple and Alex came over to babysit for us, and Erin found the camera. Little does she know what blackmail purposes this has for future use! Whaaaahhahaha (that was definitely an evil laugh)

Then our FHE of traditions in the family, and the importance of passing them on. Yum I love FHE's with this kind of kick!! Of course there was also the tradition of the proper cooking technique, proper snitching technique, and eating of them too. We taught them well!!! So proud of ourselves!

The last part is my birthday gift and the dinosaur outing, I went through the pics and got the best ones I could. My sister downloaded a few more pics and I have to post them also along with the day at my Aunt Ali's, so be looking for them.

Have fun watching!

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Being sick sucks

Yeah for the last week we have been dealing with the crud of colds, sinus stuff, and throwing up. Oh so much fun. I am just ready for getting over all of this!