Monday, May 30, 2011


Well it has been awhile since I have posted last but there have been many new and exciting things happening in our lives. I was granted the right to take my children with me to Texas and a Texas we went! Best decision (besides marrying J) that I have made in a looooong time. The kids are happy and did FABULOUS in school this year. Ethan was an honor roll student all year long, he worked so hard for it. Mikey has developed such a wonderful comedic timing. This is kid is just flat out funny. Claire is such a beauty inside and out. She is such a little lady and so intelligent and expressive when she speaks. I am so proud of my kids!
J and me have been enjoying every moment of our family together. I really couldn't have asked for anything more. He is my rock. I have honestly not felt this level of contentment in my life than I have with this man. He keeps me calm and there is no drama in my home. I love that he leaves work at the door and walks through it every night with a smile on his face just happy to be home with us.
Claire loves her J. She recently lost her tooth and he was the very first person she wanted to tell about it. They have this wonderful bond and I am grateful for it.

Here we were waiting to eat at a BBQ place (one of Mikey's favorite places) and they were all sitting here on the stairs like this. I had to snap this picture when I saw it. You are looking at the most important people in my life. The ones I couldn't live without. Yep, I am so living a very content life.

Friday, July 9, 2010


My husband, my lover, my best friend, and above all my soul mate!

This is J.

Somethings never die and this has been in my heart for a very long, long time. As young teenagers we spent hours upon hours talking on the phone. I would sneak over to his house telling my Mom I was at my best friends house. I was so horribly shy that when I would speak to him I would look down at my lap. Oh man, did I have it bad. The summer before ninth grade I moved in with my Dad across the country. We lost touch but every time I had the chance I asked about him. Nobody seemed to know where he was or what he was doing. I also had a person give me some seriously false information. Why, I have no idea.

After almost 20 years of being apart the strangest thing happened.....he popped up on an old friends Facebook. I immediately "friend requested" him. When I noticed he had accepted my request I sent him a message asking him if he remembered me. His answer will stick in my mind for the rest of my life. He said "Yes, you are the one that got away. How could I ever forget that smile?" Swoooooooooooooooon! That was it folks. Stick a fork in me I am DONE. There is a lot to be said about marrying a best friend. I did just that and I have nothing but joy and happiness in my heart for taking that leap of faith. When you know, you just know.

Not only is he the Ying to my Yang but he is wonderful with my children. They love him and accept him as "one of us" and that is so important to me. Children are the best radars. They will let you know if a person is good or evil. This man can sit on a floor and smile at a baby and that baby will make his way over to him. I have seen it with my own eyes! Actually, this particular baby chose to go to him over me! I was shocked, pleased, and concerned if I was evil all at the same time! Good omen all the same as far as I am concerned. I think it is very hard not to like J. Don't try and fight it is all I have to say.

Seriously Out to Lunch

So, yeah. Uhm. Lots of stuff has been going on in EPIC preportions! EPIC! I have news, good news! I got married two weeks and one day ago. Mmm hmmm I did, I did. To my very first crush from childhood. I could get all mushy and go into major detail here but I really don't have the time I would like to devote to it. Maybe at a later date. My husband is in the military so we are working on getting the kids and I out to his new post. Lots of paper work and drama with the ex. Seems that if you even want to sneeze with the kids over the state line you have to have a judge give you the go ahead. So I am assuming that when we get settled I will start the blogging again. It will have more of a military angle at that point. I hear it is a whole new world living on post. I am so excited to get there guys and see my soldier on a regular basis. Keep us in your prayers!


Wednesday, April 21, 2010

It's been a while!

Sorry to my three followers for not updating my blog. Lots of insanity and multitasking to be done! So here are some pics as of late...okay I would if blogger wasn't having issues uploading pics....UGH!

Monday, August 31, 2009

Happy Birthday My Babies!

On August 15th my twins turned FOUR! How dare they be so cruel to their Mommy? They are breaking my heart. *Sob**sniffle**sniffle*

Hello Claire ya big ole four year old. You're killen me you know? She was eating her birthday meal. Now that I think about it she really didn't, but she pretended to for the picture. Her theme was princesses. Hence the paper crown. I tell you she is such a giver. The other day she got a starburst for being good at school from her teacher. When she got in the car she split into three pieces to share with her brothers. What a sweet honey child. I know she will be such a wonderful woman and will have a wonderful life. Heaven help any of her boyfriends. If they don't treat her right her two older brothers will be there to "make it right" *wicked grin*

Ah, my Mikey sitting under the table with his cousin Jakey eating where it was "safe". Hey KID listen to me!!! Stop growing up! You are my baby boy and I must keep you innocent. It is bad enough now that every time we go to Monkey Joe's some little girl runs up to you yelling "Mikey, Mikey come on come on!" and off you go. The girls already love you and I have no idea how to ugly you up because you are such a great personality.

*biting my knuckle holding back the tears* My three angles. They take my breath away. I love these three kids more then life it's self. I just wanna smother them in kisses and squeeze them so hard. Now only if they would stay still long enough for me to get my hands on them. This picture was a miracle. You really don't want to see the ones before this. Really they are a sight.

The theme was Hulk/Princesses. Yep two shades of green and black for the Hulk and pastel pinks and purples for the Princesses. Wonderful combination. I will say that Mikey loved the Hulk cake and Claire was thrilled with her cupcake crown cake. Jakey is sitting there plugging his ears while we sang Happy Birthday. Guess he didn't like the off key song. Makes me wanna sing it again hehe.

Enjoying some chocolate from his goodie bag. Digging the shades there rock star.

She is my DIVA! That girl cracks me up!

The insanity begins!

Then it continues. I had no idea who got who what. Did you follow that? It was just a blur of tissue paper. I am all for the "stuffing toys in bags and top off with tissue paper" deal but when all the presents are like that it makes for quick unwrapping. Whooooooooooooosh fifty million unwrapped toys strewn on the floor.

It was a very happy day for them and I promise I didn't let them see me cry. I changed diapers for six years straight and now that they don't need me as much any more I am at a loss. They are getting so big and needing me less but I think so far I did a pretty good job because they are truly some good kids.

Crazy Days of Summer

I haven't been around much this summer because I have been spending it at the POOL! I did exsactly what I planned which was absolutley nothing but bond with my kids. It was heaven! Heaven I say!!!!!

This is Ethan comming down the slide. Down here in the south we call it "Ass over elbows".

My Mikey Moodle comming down the slide so proud. Notice no floaties! The life guard told him if he could swim from one side of the pool to the other he could go down the "big" water slide. That child put all of himself into that lap. However the twins gave the new life guards that came along a heart attack when they saw how small they were comming down that big slide.

My sweet angle baby Claire. She just loved that cheetah bathing suit with the pink butterfly in the center. She is all booty and what a cute booty she has! Kisses my baby girl!!!

Last but not least my big boy Ethan. He is concentrating hard here. The kids will knock you off those floats in a second. It was called the lilly pads. He was the only one with out a tan this summer. The sun and Ethan just don't get along. I believe he recieved a few more freckles this summer though. He made it across safe and sound.....that time hehe.

My twins taking a break. Hope you all had as much fun as we did this summer! I just love the summers!

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Claire's First Ballet Recital 2009

We arrived nice and early. Can you see how excited she is? Actually she was trying her model smile out. Maybe it is her Miss America plastic smile.

All dressed in her pretty yellow tutu.

She has such a pretty back. The back of the tutu was cute too.

All lined up and ready to get down and boogie...pardon tap. All dressed up and ready to tap, a tap, tap, tap! Shuffle toe heal ball change!

This was the hard part. Changing out from your tap shoes to your ballet slippers. Remember people she is only three...awe!

This is probably one of my favorite pictures. That is Missy and Claire doing an arabesque. Too cute!

She just melts my heart. She looked so thrilled to be there.

Grandma got her that beautiful bouquet of flowers. Claire kept saying over and over "My Gama got me pretty flowers Momma!"

This child was so excited it was popping out of those pretty blue eyes.

Momma and her pretty little ballerina princess Claire. You know it's kinda funny because she is the only one out of the three that calls me Momma. We are not extremely southern out here and she picked that name for me all on her own. She has even gotten me to call my Mom, Momma.