october Archive

iSpy #91

seasonal outfit -quarterly starts with F Our leaves haven’t changed too much, but I loved this picture for the sky. The trees have started changing just slightly. listen your choice – monthly You are invited to the Inlinkz link party! Click here to enter I’d love you to join along with us next week! Challenge …

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Halloween Party 2011

Some really good friends of ours, J & R, have a big Halloween party every year where each of their kids gets to invite 5 kids each, so there was about 25-30 kids. Needless to say they needed our help. Rob and R have become great friends over the past couple of years. R’s boys …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 10.27.11

1. When I was a kid I wanted to be a doctor when I grew up, just like my 2 uncles. 2. As an adult, my dream job would be either a house wife, or after my kids leave home, I’d like a job to that travels, but like I’ve said before I’m pretty in …

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Total Randomness

Although, a few weeks ago I was trying so hard to get my pics uploaded and put here for my 365, I’ve taken on a few new projects that have consumed every extra second of the day. I’m still working on my sister’s wedding pics. Yes, I’m going very slowly with them. I’m also catching …

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Den Meeting {For the Birds}

Today we worked on Wolf Elective #13. We first went out and looked for birds. We were able to find a few birds. The boys had a hard time being quiet, which scared away the majority of the birds. After that we went inside and made the good ole standby activity; peanut butter pinecone bird …

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Fill in the Blank Friday 10.7.11

1. Something popular that I can’t stand/just don’t “get” is the whole Starbucks craze. I don’t like coffee and even if I did, spending $6 on a drink (that doesn’t contain alcohol) is just crazy! 2. Something unpopular that I secretly love is my Down comforter …. I don’t know if that’s unpopular or not …

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Steve Jobs 1955-2011

There are so many things that I’m struck by that I want to write about, but the words just don’t come to me or if they do they don’t make any sense. This time, I don’t care. I’m just in complete disbelief that Steve Jobs, the founder and creative genius of Apple Computers has passed …

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Reason #3,489 That I Love Living in a College Town

I love living in a college town. Every weekend there is always something to do. We actually don’t take advantage of that fact enough, but I after a recent date with Rob to a UPC event it made me cognizant of the fact that I should be looking at the calendar to see what’s going …

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CrAziNeSs is…

…the new way of life for this household. I honestly can’t remember how much I’ve talked here about what’s been going on and on a normal day I would look back through my posts to see, but honestly…I’m too damn tired! *Did I just say that?* Anyway, I may not be writing here like I …

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Cruise Talk {4 Day Western Caribbean} Carnival Inspiration

We drove down the night before and spent the night at the Comfort Inn in Weeki Wachee. Got up the next morning and dropped Drew off with Rob’s Gramma and headed to the Pier. It’s always so exciting. Never gets old seeing those towering ships! Here’s Drew with his Uncle Nick at dinner the first …

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My 35th Birthday

So last week was my 35th birthday. I was treated to cupcakes from Gigi’s Cupcakes in Auburn. Since I’m working more than I’m not, practically, we waited till the weekend to go out. We were up in Birmingham for soccer on Sunday, so I got to pick something different. I first thought about Chipotle, but …

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Halloween Costumes Through the Years

For Kelly’s Show Us Your Life entry, I’m posting my kids’ pictures. I would at some point like to go through all my old pics and see if I can find pictures from my childhood Halloweens and scan them in. Maybe I’ll have that done by next Halloween… 2009 2008 – Didn’t get pictures! Alex …

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Mummy Magnet {Halloween craft}

This mummy magnet is so easy, but still fun for kids of all ages. As a former teacher, I understand when you need a little something to fill time, whether it be in the classroom, at a party, or just at home one rainy afternoon. Having these few materials on hand, could be a life …

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Candy Scarecrows {Halloween}

I made these back in 2005 for Drew’s class at day care. They’re really cute, fun, and easy to make. Great little treat to send to school, have your family make for fun, or do with your class. Makes: 1 Scarecrow Materials: White glue 2 googly eyes 1 small box of Junior Mints 2 short …

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Fall Decorations 2009

This year is the first year of decorated for fall in several years. I love decorating for fall. It’s nothing major or extravagant. I love mums and pumpkins, but you won’t see those this year due to lack of funds. We will carve a pumpkin, but haven’t done that yet. I also love pumpkin spice …

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6th Grade Pep Rally

I went to Drew’s Pep Rally and cheered on the Leopards during their team chant competition. These are some pics outside before. More pictures here

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What’s in a Name?

Writing Assignment: 3.) How did you parents choose your name? What does it mean? What would you change your name to if you could? (inspired by Mama’s Losin It) This writing assignment was difficult to choose. I could have written about almost all of them! I chose to write about my name. I don’t use …

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Friday’s Favorite: Spark People

SparkPeople by: SparkPeople Category: Healthcare & Fitness Released: February 2009 Size: 1.1 MB Spark People is an app to keep up with your fitness and healthcare goals. I’ve used sparkpeople.com for years and really like it. I think the app is even better. There are many different tools on the app, some of which include …

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Show Us Your Life {Favorite Team, Tailgating, & Traditions}

My favorite team is Auburn. It’s not just a team I root for, it’s my alma mater. Auburn is now home and has been since I moved here in 1996. It’s great living in a college town. Although, we don’t “tailgate” much, we often meet up with other tailgaters or usually just hang out on …

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Friends {a poem}

Writing Assignment: 2.) Find your one very favorite picture of Summer and write a poem about it. (inspired by Mama’s Losin It) This is one of my favorite pictures from summer. Usually my fav pics do not include me, but I do love this one because of my great friend in it. Friends are something …

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