Thursday, November 24, 2011


1. I am thankful I have a happy, healthy family.
2. I am thankful my mom is still around.
3. I am thankful for a husband who busts his butt everyday so I can stay home.
4. I am thankful for all my MH you guys!
5. I am thankful to have a house to keep me sheltered and warm.
6. I am thankful for my wonderful in-laws.
7. I am thankful for my awesome sister and her family....that is about to expand by 1.
8. I am thankful to have some land the kids can play, explore, and be kids on.
9. I am thankful for my crazy, yet fun loving dog.
10. I am thankful to have another Thanksgiving Day with my family.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

Friday, November 11, 2011

It's a Friday Fill-In kind of day.


Questions courtesy of my cousin,, this week. we go!

1. Turkey is is super tasty if baked properly.

2. Pumpkin pie.

3. On and on and on we go over the hills and through the woods.

4. The last time I saw The Goonies is when I was a kid.

5. Can you believe it's almost Thanksgiving?

6. I need a vacation.

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to getting some rest, tomorrow my plans include Adam's Jamboree and Sunday, I want to watch Adam's Jamboree!

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

40 Things...

1. Today is my birthday.

2. I have 3 boys.

3. I have a sister who lives in Australia.

4. I still play soccer.

5. I grow over 25 tomato plants each summer.

6. I can many quarts of tomatoes each fall.

7. I have taken up sewing.

8. I have met many new and exciting people in bloggyland.

9. I help my husband run his business.

10. I live in an old house that needs lots of work.

11. I spend way too much time on the computer....and it's not work related (shhh, don't tell Jeff).

12. My mom still lives in my childhood home.

13. I love to bake.

14. I love the show The Voice, I especially love Adam Levine.

15. I have 4 nephews and 1 niece at the moment.

16. My sister is expecting her second baby.....gender unknown.

17. I want an International Scout II (my dream vehicle).

18. I have been married for 11 years.

19. We live on 5 acres with my husband's brother's might know one of them (Julia from Our Simple Life).

20. I have a chocolate lab named scout.

21. I love going to Farmer's Market each Saturday.

22. I especially love that my boys sample all the fruit at the stands.

23. I love to read.

24. I LOVE that I don't have to go to a job every day....even though being a mom is the HARDEST thing EVER.

25. I used to wear zebra striped pj's when I was a teenager. They were bright pink and I would wear them now if they made them in adult sizes.

26. My sister and I are 7 years apart....I am the oldest.

27. Jeff and I wanted our boys to be close in age so their age differences are 14 months and 15 months.

28. Which means I had 3 kids in 3 years.

29. My favorite fruit is strawberries.

30. Chocolate is a part of my food pyramid (most days).

31. I love ice cream.

32. I have been pheasant hunting.

33. I still talk with a few of my childhood friends.

34. I have done 6 half-marathons and tossing around the idea of doing another called the Diva.

35. I love races that involve mud, such as the Muddy Buddy and the Warrior Dash.

36. I have been watching Days of Our Lives (off and on) since I was 9.....Thanks Nana.

37. I had knee surgery 5 years ago, I tore my ACL playing soccer.

38. I grow my own pumpkins just so I can have fresh pumpkin for bread, cupcakes, and muffins. They just taste so much better than the store bought pumpkin puree.

39. I am not a morning person, unless it is on my terms.

40. Last, but not least, I have made some really great friends in my little town.