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Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Today is a list kinda day with pics to break it up. . .

  • I am done having a headache! I think I will FINALLY call the Chiropractor! I don't like going to the doctor or dentist!
  • I want to plant a little garden! What am I thinking being pregnant and soon a new mom harvesting food!
  • I want to cloth diaper this baby and have gotten absolutely no support from anyone! They all tell me I am crazy!  

  • I love these two! 
  • Jay is gone and I don't sleep well with out him!
  • I just had one of the most amazing weekends in AR thanks to Dave and Lisa Franks! They spoiled me soooo much! Plus they love Lindsey as much as I do! 
  • If you love my baby I automatically love you! If you are even a tad mean to my baby I wanna meet you in a dark ally! 

  • I am watching "The Talk" and let me tell ya it sucks! 
  • I tried Bible Study Fellowship and have decided that it is not for me! The lessons are great but the rest is not my cup of tea.
  • I am starting a new bible study at my church and I am super excited! 

  • Lindsey is so proud of her painted toes! 
  • She has the most jacked up feet and I love them! I hope they stay like that! They are my favorite part of her!
  • I am discovering my purpose and I am soooo excited! Who I am now is not who I thought I would be 10 years ago! 
  • I am so much better than I dreamed I could be! 

  • My sweet friend Kristina made this shirt for Lindsey! I can not wait to find out what we are having so she can make a matching onesie! Check out her stuff and buy from her like crazy! She is so incredibly talented! 
  • I am so ready for this baby to get here! I just want to hold a little one for hours and hours and hours! 
  • This time around will be sweeter 'cause I will not be so anal! 
  • If we have a little boy I pray that he looks just like his daddy! Jay was so cute as a little boy and even now he is not too hard on the eyes!
  • My brain is done. . . . Love ya'll

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Irrational rationality!

So apparently pregnancy and I do not mix! Last night I holed up in the bathroom crying because everything wrong with the day was all my fault! Apparently I made the wind blow too hard, Lindsey wouldn't eat dinner, Jay had a bad day, I looked like a grandma, the laundry was not done, the house was a mess, ect!!! Poor Jay had a crying 2 year old in the living room and a crying wife in the bathroom! I am not too sure he is going to survive this pregnancy! He barely survived the last! To make matters worse we went to Life Group last night and the sweet couple in our Life Group would not let me wallow in self pity! Don't they realize I am pregnant and I have a free pass to wallow! I guess they missed that memo! I have 6 months left to go and then I can stop prefacing all my conversations with I am not rational right now! Lord, please help me!!!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011


So, at church we have been going through this series called I Quit! Well this week was over comparing! Women are the worse at it! We compare ourselves to each other, magazines, tv, you name it we compare it! My biggest struggle growing up was comparing myself to other girls, was I pretty enough, skinny enough, smart enough, ect. Now that I am a little older I am a little more secure in myself and have replaced my insecurities with new ones. I am now an incredibly insecure mom! There are moms that I honestly can not stand to be around, not because they are bad people or their parenting is off kilter, but because they are better at parenting than I will ever dream of being! How can I live up to that!Then there are some moms I strive to be like, copy, pray to God to allow me to be half as good as they are! However, I am starting to realize that I am going to have days when I fail and fail big but I am going to have more days where I win and I win huge! Those days are going to out weigh the fail days! And if all else fails I will pay for therapy for both kids! I have to stop comparing and just trust that God will answer my prayers and keep my kids out of therapy!!!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Snow Day!!!

Having a husband obsessed with the weather comes in handy sometimes!! We have been prepared for snowmagedon for some time now! However, knowing that we were going to be snowed in for a few days we decided last night to get out and go scope out the stores and last minute shoppers! We were not disappointed! The lines at Target were insanely long! We walked around and laughed at the staff running around like it was the end of the world and the shoppers waiting in line with their wintry supplies! We ended up "needing" powdered donuts and chocolate milk to get through the storm! Luckily there was a nice gentleman in electronics who checked us out! We skipped the lines!! hahaha!!!!!!! Lindsey was so excited to wake up and eat and drink her sugary breakfast! Her reaction was well worth the sugar high I got to endure for the next few hours!!

I sent Jay out to get snow so I could make snow ice cream with Lindsey. She loved to stir it but hated eating it! I have never met a kid that does not like ice cream!!! It was pretty tasty but I was the only one who ate any! I am glad that she had a blast stirring away! She loves to help me in the kitchen. That makes my heart smile!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How do you explain to a 2 year old that it is too cold to go outside! -15 wind chills equal miss priss staying inside. She took her daddy's hat and put it on! Guess who looks cuter in the hat! She hated that Jay was outside with her so she went and grabbed her lili (aka blanket) and piggy and camped out at the front door until he came back in! It was really cute! I don't know how long I can bribe her with chocolate milk and donuts to keep her inside! We may have a melt down tomorrow! It is gonna be even colder then!! HELP!!!!!