Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Taking a Shower

All I want is to take a shower and not have some huge, gigantic mess to clean up when I get out.
Is that to much to ask? Apparently so.....
Exhibit A
someone (Emi) thought it would be fun to stamp her face with permanent hot pink ink

And, the best part was that she got Jack all over the arms and both legs as well. I didn't discover that until I had already taken pictures of her and put the camera away.

Ohhh.....what am I going to do with her?


Brian really wanted to take Emi fishing. So, they went to Bass Pro Shop and bought a pink Barbie fishing pole and convinced Jack and I to tag along. After a little hesitation, we bought some crickets and we were off to go fishing.

This is how is started out:

5 minutes later, this is what Emi was doing.....

and this is what Daddy was doing,
fishing with a Barbie fishing pole all by himself.
And Jack was watching it all take place.

It will be many moons before we try this again!

Wednesday, March 4, 2009


Emi and Daddy playing in the snow

Our street covered in snow, soooo pretty!

Our house with our snowman

Our snowman after having one too many!

Here is Jack's new hangout.
He doesn't seem to mind.

I love that toothless grin!

Project Kitchen

We moved into our lovely, little house 5 years ago and when we purchased the home, we agreed that it needed a major overhaul in the kitchen. Well, 2 kids and 5 years later, we finally got around to doing it. My wonderful father-in-law (the contractor) spent many an hour helping Brian replace almost everything in our kitchen. And, we quickly learned that had we not had his help, we would have been in big trouble!!

Good-bye ugly kitchen!!
Adios pink counter-top and awful metal cabinets.
I don't think I'll miss you a bit!

This is when I started to get really nervous.

Two days later, I'm getting excited!!

Meanwhile, this is my make-shift kitchen.
Gotta have a microwave and GOTTA have coffee!

This was only a fraction of the mess that was left behind.
I now can understand how construction sites get so nasty so quickly!
We are almost done, just a few small things left to do like paint - URGHHHH!!
When we get that done, I'll post a photo of the finished kitchen.