Thursday, May 28, 2009

Here Comes Summer!

Can you believe it! June is just days away...time goes by faster and faster each year. As we head into the summer months, kids are getting out of school and some people are planning getaways. As a SAHM to a 3yr old, my whole life is summer vacation! Actually, summer is my least favorite time of year because I hate the heat. I definitely prefer spring and fall. Ah well.
This summer, I'm hoping to get out with Rachel more, and let her fave some fun here in the city. She's old enough to enjoy going to the movies, so we are definitely going to see Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs...they've changed the book, of course, but it still looks cute.
I'm also planning to take her to the Crystal Bridge (our botanical gardens). They are opening a new exhibit with fairies, pirates, and such.
We're going to be getting her big-girl bed in we shall be getting rid of the crib/toddler bed. I've got her room painted and I bought her new all we need is the bed and another side rail (my girl tosses and turns ALOT).
We're going to take a quick trip to visit Mom, and I'm HOPING HOPING HOPING to get up to Kansas City to visit Sharon Kay. Since hubby is talking about going to the Branson area for our family vacation, I might just take Rachel to KC for a few days of girl time. And we are also hoping that Sharon makes it down here, either this summer or early fall.
Enough of my boring life...I have been on a scrapping spree this week...take a peek!

Sweet Shoppe Cookie Challenge

One word challenge at Stamping Out Alzheimer's; The Details template by AmyM Designs @ Scrappity-Doo-Dah

Saturday, May 23, 2009

May in Review

Can you believe that we are nearing the end of May already??? Time has flown by. It's been a much better month than April was...not perfect, but definitely better.
Some highlights:
1. Mom came to visit!
2. Mother's Day trip to the Zoo
3. Becoming a part of Amy's CT
4. Getting my scrapping mojo back
5. Finding the library movie that we thought we had lost (yay)
6. Rachel enjoying getting postcards in the mail from Sharon Kay at DisneyWorld
7. Reading 3 books, just for fun

Let me share some CT pages using AmyM Designs' templates with you guys!

AmyM's Top Notch:

On the not fun note...
more dental problems. To make a hideously long story sorta short, I had a crown put on a molar last year. The incompetent dentist (seriously...4 of the teeth she worked on had to be totally redone) didn't put the crown on properly, because the new dentist found that there is a gap, and bacteria are getting inside. I thought that the tooth was abcessing...starting to have a swelling. They gave me antibiotics, but after a few days, it's becoming obvious that this swelling is rock hard...or should I say bone hard. My wisdom tooth...blech...seems to have moved from where it was, and now there is a super hard bulge above the tooth that needs its crown replaced.

Off to take some meds and get Rachel to bed. Happy scrapping!

Thursday, May 14, 2009


I got some exciting news this week...I just can't share it with you yet! Suffice it to say that as soon as I get the green light, I'll fill y'all in.

Do you remember when it seemed like the entire planet had Star Wars fever? I was only 6 when the original came out (hard to imagine) was the only movie that I ever watched from the balcony of Houston's old Alabama theater. I remember my aunt telling me about Han being frozen in carbonite BEFORE I saw Empire Strikes Back, and then I'm sure I bugged my mom to go see the movie myself. I remember waiting in line for 3 or 4 hours to see The Return of the Jedi on it's opening weekend...I HAD to find out what happened to Han (he was my first movie crush). The newer trilogy...well, I've seen all three, but they just don't hold my interest like the originals did.
All of this talk is thanks to Lizzy (oh, and Happy Birthday George Lucas LOL). Here are the results of my FOB2Y for the week:

Your Star Wars Name Is Staco Alhou

Your Star Wars Title Is Notcin of Lehcar

Thursday, May 7, 2009


Well, it's been awhile...things were awful around here in April and I had no mojo so to speak. But I'm back on the scrapping wagon now. I'm now awake enough to fool with posting pics though LOL...maybe later.
Here's my FOB2Y quiz of the week...the results are pretty close to the mark this time!

You Are Chirping Birds

You are a very caring person. You especially feel for innocent beings, like animals and children.

You are keyed in to the world and very peaceful. You believe that everyone is connected.

You remain focused and in the moment. You are not easily distracted.

You have a good memory, especially for things that you hear. You listen carefully.