Thursday, May 20, 2010

Welcome Little Eric

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My baby sister has a baby!

Hard to believe, but my baby sister just gave birth to her first child today. In the pictures I received he looks so sweet and I can't wait to meet him. I still find it hard to believe that she's a Mom!!! She'll be great and I'm so glad she and her husband decided to bring sweet little Eric into the world!

Expecting Eric

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Blogs & websites I regularly visit (I take classes),,,, and of course I check my email about 100 times a day (really need to work on that!)

Playlist: My Top 25

1. Sweet Home Alabama, Lynryd Skynryd
2. Don't Stop...Planet rock, The Tommy Boy Story
3. U got the Look, Prince
4. Ain't No Other Man, Christina Aquilera
5. The Devil Went Down to Georgia, The Charlie Daniels Band
6. Live Like We're Dying, Kris Allen
7. Just Dance, Lady GaGa
8. Blue Monday, New Order
9. Going Down/Love in an Elevator, Aerosmith
10. LoveGame, Lady GaGa
11. I Know You Want Me, PitBull
12. Contagious, Boys Like Girls
13. Poker Face, Lady GaGa
14. Tom Sawyer, Rush
15. Honey I'm Home, Shania Twain
16. Boom Boom, Big Head Todd & the monsters
17. Peace Frog, The Doors
18. Say Hey (I Love You) Michael Franti & Spearhead
19. Love Drunk, Boys Like Girls
20. Downtime, Jo Dee Messina
21. If It Makes You Happy, Sheryl Crow
22. Love is Free, Sheryl Crow
23. Closer to Fine, Indigo Girls
24. A Change Would Do You Good, Sheryl Crow
25. Party in the USA, Miley Cyrus

Wow, talk about a diverse selection of music. I have the twang of Jo Dee Messina, club music, Rush & Aerosmith - I bet nobody expected those to end up in a playlist together!

Come in for coffee

I've recently gotten my house much more organized and have fallen into a pleasant routine of keeping my house in order. My downstairs in particular is so much neater. As a true sign of congratulations to myself I was able to invite my neighbor in for coffee on a whim and not worry about a thing. Sure there were breakfast bowls in the sink, but that was about it. I know her to be a clean fanatic and after hanging out at my house for a little bit with her infant twins, I offered to carry one of the babies back into her house. She stopped me at the door and said "that's ok, my house is a mess." I chuckled to myself, proud that I finally got my act together so I can finally invite my neighbors over for coffee without trying to hide things in closets or without that awful feeling of embarassment when someone stops by unexpectedly. Well, it only took me 41 years, but hey, better late than never!

Embarking on Week in the Life

I'm enjoying taking pictures of the everyday things that occur in our lives while participating in Ali Edwards "Week in the Life" challenge. I never thought I would be taking pictures of a pile of laundry or the inside of my dishwasher but these are obviously things I see everyday. I'm interested to see where this takes me.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day Mom!

I made this Smilebox for my Mom for Mother's Day and it has so many fun memories in it of my Mom & Dad with my kids and also some great pics of my siblings all together. I love it!

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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Summer's 1st Communion

Summer looked so beautiful for her special day. It was great that so many family and friends were able to celebrate with us.

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