Sunday, March 29, 2009

Scrapbook Sunday: Roger and Lindsey

I saw this over at Katie's blog last week Sunday and thought it was cool. Scrapbook Sunday is hosted by Holly of Girls at Heart and Noelle of Lil' Bits and Pieces Of Me.
This is one of my basic layouts. Sometimes when I draw a crop block, I just do a basic layout. It is of Lindsey and my brother Roger. He is giving Lindsey her pacifer and she is looking up at him either thinking, "Thanks" or "What is that brown stuff on your chin and upper lip?"


Friday, March 27, 2009

Meet the Pee Machine

This past week, I have been complaining about our new puppy. So I thought I should show you a picture of the Pee Machine.

First to the left is our dog, Sydney. Jason and I got her in 1997. She was a stray then, so the Humane Society does not inow her exact age. They estimate it then at 2-3 years. So I am thinking she is about 14-15 years old. She is a chow sheltie.

Right now she is not happy that we brought home this guy:

Here is the Pee Machine. His name is Parker. He is 4 months old. We were told he was potty trained. Pft! I am a little annoyed with picking up puppy pee. He is a rottweiler Australian sheep dog. A co-worker of Jason's didn't want to send the dog back to the shelter, so we took him. Jason says so proudly that we saved him. Yeah, okay. Stop peeing in my house, stop bugging Sydney, stop humping my girls. Yes he is asserting his male dominance. Dude, you have been fix!! Stop asserting!!

So needless to say, we are still adjusting.

This is a card I made for my March Secret Sister of the SBS 26. I know she got the card, so I can post the picture.

News about Michaela: Her blood and urine test came back normal. So her doctor wants me to send her to the pediatric gastroenterologist. Of course the guy he wants me to go to is in Detroit. Yeah, I get to drive in the 'hood.


Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Happy Birthday, Jason

Happy 36 birthday, Jason. I hope you have a great day! Hopefully you know who is not being a you know what:)

This picture was taken when Adela was about 11 months old.


Friday, March 20, 2009

Thanks and News

I want to thank everyone for the birthday wishes. It made the day a bit more festive.

I also want to thank everyone for the good wishes regarding Michaela. Yesterday the doctor saw Michaela and said her weight is fine. He said we are used to seeing obese kids, so we are surprised when one is thin. Okay, that makes sense, but my other kids are not anywhere near fat. They have some cushion, you know what I mean? Michaela is just so bony. He says there is no weight issue. Okay.

Today I had to take her for a blood test to determine if there is any inflamation in her stomach that might explain why it hurts alot. Also for the next two weeks she can not have any diary products. I looked at him and said, "Dude, you just took away stuff she will eat!" The two main things they are testing for is lactose intolerant and Celiac's Disease. She has a recheck in two weeks to give the lab time to get back and also to see if milk was the issue. We will see.

She was so good at the lab. She whined a little bit, but she stayed still. They were so impressed with my Bubba:) She is such a good little girl. I wish they stop growing up:(

Since I wasn't on the computer much yesterday, I am so behind on blogging. Today is not going to get better. I have to organize my scrapping stuff. Tonight I am going scrapbooking. This is a good thing, even though it puts me farther behind on my blogging. When I get back tonight, I will probably stay up a bit. Some of you know, I usually stay up to about 2 in the morning messing around on the computer.

You all have a good Friday night!

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Oh My Gosh, I Am 38

Yup today is my 38 bithday. The day I was born, my Mom told me the weather would not make up its mind. It either rained, hailed or snow. By afternoon it was a minor blizzard. She also told me I was a fast labor. I think that is good. My middle labor was fast and I was happy.

I will not be doing much. Actually in the morning, I have to take Michaela to the doctors. For a while now she has been complaining of stomach pains. Almost daily. Her diet sucks. If I cook what she doesn't like she doesn't eat. She hates a lot of stuff. It is hard to please her. I think she looks like a refugee from ethiopia. I think she looks thin. Maybe the two are connected, I don't know. I just feel better taking her in.

By the way, Lost is driving me crazy!


Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Happy St. Pat's Day!
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Sparkly Giveaway

Scary Mommy is giving away a set of diamond earings on her blog. Check it out Here ! I don't own a pair of diamond earings. Wow, another cool giveaway!

Because of a feedburner problem she had to delete all of her subscribers. She is sad:( I hope her peeps find their way back to her.


Monday, March 16, 2009

My Two Cents

I read a blog post out there and it upset me a bit. I think this particular person was ragging on stay at home moms. She is not a mother yet, but I think her post does not help with the rift between working mothers and stay at home mothers. I think both groups work hard.

I am grateful that I am able to stay home with my kids. Yes, there are times during the day I watch TV or blog while my kids are playing or napping. But I am glad to be with my kids.

Yes, after each baby, it took awhile for me to adjust to a new person. I did complain. When you are cranky with sleeplessness and in my case bad hemorroids and a body rash(allergic to whatever medicine they put in the epidural), complaining is gonna happen. Not being able to sleep at night for about two months. Getting a kid ready for school when the baby is crying. But, I am glad it was me who did all this. Want to know something, I miss this period. I miss being up at 4 in the morning and just sitting and feeding my baby.

I am grateful my Hubby works hard, so I can stay home. Thank you Jason.

I just wanted to say that all good mothers work hard. Stay at home, working, work at home, we all do. Lets be united in motherhood!

Friday, March 13, 2009

My "Sawyer" Nickname

I am a huge Lost fan. I am a humongous fan of Sawyer. He is rockin' my world right now.

Friday Book Projects-Names for Snow

It is Friday Book Projects with Sandy over at Just For Fun.

I know that a lot of people are wishing for spring to start. I am as well. But I am hoping for one more snow day. The kind that gives us at least 6 inches. So that school is canceled.

So in the spirit of my wish, we read Names for Snow by Judi K. Beach. I thought we could make snow on paper. I put white paint in a paper dish and we used the easer end of a pencil to make dots.

Here is Adela's snow. I call it the blizzard, windy snow.

Here is Michaela's snow. I call it the fat flakes

Here is mine. Just snow.


I Think They Like Me!

I woke up this morning with a migraine, which put me in a poopy mood. So I thought this is the perfect time to show off my award tht I got from Michaela over at Mama Michie's Musings. She designed this award herself! I am her first honoree! Thank you Michaela!!!!!

There really is no rules to this award. You do not have to pass this award on if you don't want to. If you do, all Michaela asks is that you let her know who you pass it on to, so she can put the name of the honorees on her blog.

I am going to pass this award! I want to pass on the good feeling I felt when I was bestowed this awesome award!



Wednesday, March 11, 2009

The Garage Sale Winner!

The winner of my giveaway is


Sandy from Tales From a Shop *A* Holic Mommy. Congrats Sandy. Please email your address to me.


Tuesday, March 10, 2009

My Spring Fling Garage Sale

The Giveaway is now over.

The SITS Girls is having an hourly giveaway starting this morning. Check it out! The rest of us are having our own giveaways on our blogs.

I am giving away jewerly. I am a mini horder and it was kind of hard to give it up, but I know it is time. I have to makeroom.

This is a necklace and matching bracelet.

These are two rings I got when I was into tourqouise and silver, though it isn't real silver and probably not real tourqouise. The ring on the right was my bar ring. Yup, I had a set outfit when I went to the bar. I also used to wear rings on all my fingers, except my thumbs.

This is a bracelet. This was my Easter bracelet.

Now all you have to do is leave me a comment and you will be entered in this giveaway. This is only for today. It will end at midnight, my time, which is eastern standard time.

The Giveaway is now over.


Friday, March 6, 2009

Friday Book Projects: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie

It is time for Friday Book Projects over at Just For Fun!

We read If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff. I love all her books. When I find out there is a new one, I run to the library and grab it!

This week we made cookies. I just cut a circle out of brown paper and let them decorate the cookie.

Here is Adela's cookies

Yup, I did it too!

Here are Michaela's cookies


Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Lindsey and Andrew Layout

It has been a while since I posted any of my scrapbook pages. This is Lindsey with her cousin Andrew. I backstitched the title. Which is about as much sewing as I can do, except for the occasional hole in the shirt. The tags hanging from the title just say their names.

I am gonna miss having babies in the house:(

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