Tuesday, December 14, 2010

My store my store! its here its here ! Heat Therapy Wraps!

here it is. sisters from another mister boutique! I just recently started making heat therapy wraps for easing achey muscles. because lord knows at the end of the day chasing two toddlers, i need it . Other uses are soothing sore muscles, leg cramps, knee pain, post surgical discomfort, neck pain, arthritis pain, fibromyalgia pain, back pain, comforting when ill, warming cold hands and feet in cool weather, keeping food warm.

they are about 17 x4in and are filled with a mix of rice and lentils to keep you warm and cozy. i can also add lavender or dried mint for a soothing scent.
the inside is a muslin cloth, and the outside is a slip cover for easy cleaning! i have a choice of fleece material or 100% cotton.

love these little guys. and i have lots of adorable fabric to choose from! Go check it out! go ! go!

p.s. my kids have one in their laps right now. as it is 4 degrees outside and fa fa fa freezing~

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

santa paws movie review and give away!

you can read all about the give away here! but man. i hope i win :) the boys would juts love this movie! it looks so cute

robot book give away!

go on over and check her out~!! she's a great lady who writes to the point reviews, and gives away wonderful things !http://networkedblogs.com/aGfSh

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Calling all Wonderful blogger mommies!

my friend Shannon's little boy was born with a rare birthdefect causing him to be born without outer ears , here is the link to his whole story, she can say it better than i can. She needs to raise money to get him to his surgeries in california(she lives in michigan) can you help? even a dollar would help! and please! pass the link along, lets help her help him get his big boy ears!please help!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Good Morning my bloggy family

today is a nice day. just sayin. I have the chance to go to work and make some money, the kids are happy, and i just have a good feeling about today, do you?

Monday, November 8, 2010

'Tis the Season to be Thrifty ...

But definatly not lacking in quality. Shutterfly.com has come up with some outstanding new designs for their photocards this year! There are so many different styles to choose from, and at a great great price. Check out these Amazing Wall Calenders that you can pick all the pictures for . what a Great gift for under $25. wow.

The design's for this years cards are fresh and unique with lots of space for sharing our little loved ones mugs with our friends and family. This picture here is my favorite of them all with the color combination and space to personalize in the corner. Click here to direct your
self right to the design page because i know you'll want to.

Another favorite of mine is the Option to make it into a folding card, so you can add a little holiday cheer along with a picture of the happy family. How cute is that one. And the best part of all? A percentage of your purchace is donated to the American Lung Association! How's that for holiday spirit?

It's Easy to sign up at Shutterfly.com. follow the simple steps and shop away!! :)

100th post!! yahoo!

in honor of my 100th post

i will tell you about my hundred dollarwish. man.. without coupons you can't get squat for 100 bucks!

with $100 we are going to attempt to do our whole xmas shopping.

its a challenge i put out for myself. considering we have like, 30 people to shop for... its a challenge.. but i Think i have come up with the perfect crafty idea. Details to follow.

p.s. if you are a blogger yourself, and you go shutterfly.com they have a special promotion for promoting them in your blog. it takes a few days for the info to be emailed to you. but you get 50 free folded xmas cards for doing it! go ! do! reap the benefits of free!

aaand a cute picture for good measure.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

i'm thankful for

my life, my children, my amazing husband, my right to speak my mind, naps, my amazing supportive family parents and inlaws, my job, micky mouse club house and handy manny :) fall leaves, fresh air, peace and quiet, good music, ....and my list will continue during the month, with pictures included

Monday, August 16, 2010

a day at the races

so our good friends had free tickets to the races this past weekend. the boys absolutly loved it(just not the sitting down part) they dug the cool ear plugs, the cheering for the fast cars, the CRAAASH of the bang ups when the cars smashed into one and other. and Yes their heads turned in unison as the cars sped past. thanks Jess for the free tickets and the GREAT day

Thursday, August 12, 2010

i am a debt warrior

i will attack fiercly and bravely, even if that does mean moving home with my dad to play catch up. these major bills have nothing on me! and it starts tomorrow, with this first paycheck. let them try and crush my hopes of never having a house. i WILL prevail. dammit.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Love Was Kind

not an argument between the two of us all day, we worked together, laughed together , got frustrated at the kids together. and at the end of the day still had patience with one and other and slept easy. well. i slept like a baby. he was kind, and re-primed the whole dining room while i drueled on the couch, and didnt wake me up to help him. what a happpy surprise when he moved me to my room. i was thrilled that it was done.

its a good feeling being happy and calm all day.

mission successful.

today's dare, Love is not selfish.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Love is Patient, Love is Kind

day 1

the boys we're particularly trying this morning as they realized i was departing for the baby shower, but he helped keep them busy and was patient with me while i ran around like a chicken with my head cut off.

later in the evening we had a disagreement over work ethic and financial aspects, but we resolved our spat, by going to bed angry. we talked it over in the morning and realized the lack of communication ( as i banged my head off the wall) and figured out what we needed to do.

ugh. who knew love and money can be so intertwined.

today the Dare is to be Kind to one and other.

Friday, July 30, 2010

The Love dare Day 0

So tomorrow, i start the Love dare. It's a program to make promises to yourself and your spouse to treat each other with love and respect. each day is a new dare that you carry out thru the forty days and beyond.

the first dare is Love is Patient.

This hits home, with a crazy household, raising two toddlers, and trying to make a barely there budget work. i can relate at how many times i have lost my temper with him, myself my kids, just life in general. It says that patience isn't just not snapping at whoever has crossed you, but a deep breath, a fresh start. its better if you can't say anything nice, say nothing at all(thanks bambi)

i tell you what, i know we have room to grow in our marriage, and we definatly have to be a team to survive my little monkeys(monsters) so, here we go.

i Dare myself to be Patient all day tomorrow not only with my husband but with myself as well.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

isn't it amazing how songs attach themselves to memories? i've been going through old Cd's tonight and being blasted into the past.

i lost a friend today, to an overdose so they say. we weren't very very close recently, as she had moved out of state for a while, but she was over with her daugther the other day, i lent her money for groceries, so she could feed her lil girl. down on her luck. poor hunni. go figure things were looking up.

breaks my heart. but finding all this music from shows we used to attend together is bitter sweet

oh elliot how i love thee.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Zen and the art of....

getting your kids to sit still for more than an 1/8th of a meal

we've tryed extra snacks, sticker rewards, praising, pleading, distracting with toys, making their absolute favorite,

and my kids wont sit still for beans, which let me tell you, makes for fun outings, we've given up going anywhere for meals. which saves a bit of money, but darn it , sometimes i just don't wanna clean the mess up.

do any of you lovley bloggers out there have ANY ideas on how to keep the monkeys at the table. we've tried everything from time outs to early bed times, to extra special treats after if they do sit, the most they'll do is about 5 minutes. and then they wanna go go go go go.


Sunday, July 18, 2010

dearest bloggy blog. im sorry for losing you. but my twins keep me so busy i barely have time to put deodorant on . yea gross i know. your still one of my first loves, but i've been focusing on my husband, he tends to get a bit miffed when i prefer the virtual world to his company, Never fear, i am back. and will be checking in regularly. love and miss you. Me

Thursday, May 27, 2010

summer time and the livings easy (well spring anyways)

You might find yourself starting to feel a little concerned about your financial picture today. You may be in a better position than you realize right now. But if you've recently made a number of sacrifices for the sake of others, now's the time to start paying a little more attention to your own financial situation.

JYou could really benefit from taking the time to look out for your own interests a little more at this time. If some financial developments end up causing you a bit of stress today, try to follow your own intuition rather than the advice of others.

huh. well okay then. its scary how accurate these are sometimes, lately ive been finding our budget tighter and tighter, and i know its time to make some changes, we are living WAY outside our means, but in this day and age what are ya gonna do?

i think our first step will be to not get tv for the summer, our neighbor moves out soon, and we share with him. so bye bye to that.
we planted our garden this past weekend, so tomatos here we come, cucumbers summer squash and peppers too!!!!

oh and coupons are now a must. yahoo for that.

Monday, April 26, 2010

food in my hometown that i love so dearly

oh buffalo home to many food pleasures. here are a few of my favorites that i have never seen topped anywhere but here.
ahh the beef on weck. buffalos favorite sandwich. yum.
Chickenfinger pizza. you can actually hear yourself get fatter as you eat it, but im okay with it. i've never had it better anywhere then in buffalo

aunt rosies logan berry for starters, can't find it outside of western NY its AMAZING and sweet and delicious mixed with mountain dew or sprite. yuuum.

do you have a hometown favorite?

Sunday, April 25, 2010

when it rains

Today's the march of Dimes walk, and its pouring, oh well. we shall march on. we have beautiful pink shirts that were lovinginly decorated by Sadie's mom and Dad. and will be holding pink ballons and with that ill leave you with a song to suit my mood

Friday, April 23, 2010

hi mamas, im going on a temporary blogging hiatus, as im not sure how much longer we'll have internet. don't cry. i'll find a way, even if it means updating from the phone, but hey. we're broke, like. super broke. so. ta-ta for now

Sunday, April 18, 2010

playdates and mommys night outs!

the last two months my kiddos have been very busy growing as people, and i have been very busy making new mommy friends! oh how life has changed since 3 years ago, when we were out every friday night and sleeping till noon on the weekends. but i gotta tell ya, i love it. i really really do. Taking Charge of the buffalo moms rock playgroup may have been the best thing i ever did for myself, i get out of the house more, actually get dressed before noon( most of the time) and the kids are happier, more social and talking more! even mike has a little more pep in his step. here are some pictures from the last month's festivities. including our friday nigth MNO where five of us packed into the back of a cop car :) yea it was a tight squeeze. think 3 mommas one preggo mom and a very nice boy. hahaha oh my stars. what a night it was. oh, and don't forget about the bull riding!!

okay time to find some more debauchery to get into for next month. update soon!

Friday, April 16, 2010

sleep..or the lack of..

hey im doing a friday follow blog hop courtesy of twinhappyjen.blogspot.com

Now im not talking about NOT sleeping, i'm talkin about all the traveling i seem to be doing while im sleeping. My dreams have NEVER been so freekin crazy busy. i wake up and feel as if i haven't had a moments rest. but i vividly remember my wild night of... whatever it was we wre up to. man. some of the shenannagins i get into in my dream world. fighting alien(thanks war of the worlds) or building underground tunnels( thanks whatever showtime movie That was. ha.) or heck. dreaming about storybooks coming to life, that was totally inkheart that i watched. i'm coming to the conclusion, that i must definatly not watch tv or read before bedtime. my brain cant take it. okay time for a catnap. hopefully i wont dream of blogging. ha
After all the Daytime Highschool drama that was sent my way today, i feel as if i may need some wine, and a cookie. definatly a cookie. with extra filling.

its not easy being Head Honcho of a Moms group, we have over 150 active members, and boy. some girls just wanna start shit. seroiusly, this isnt highschool, grow up. put on your big girl panties, and deal with it. its not all about who did what and who said what. if you can't place nice, scoot.

okay. back to my happy place, where there is cookies, oh, and wine. and a massage waiting. byeeee

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

march for me

so today we've been working on our ideas for the march of dimes walk. everything is slowly falling into place for my fried Dee. She needs a good support group more than ever as her Due date approches. My heart breaks for her and her husband. I got to see Sadie's small beautiful urn yesterday nestled on a shelf with all of her little memories, quite beautiful indeed. i felt special to have her share that with me.

the march of dimes helps raise funds to help keep babies born too soon alive. i think its beautiful that this non for profit exisits to help provide medical treatment and continue to update research, so come on guys. donate, even a buck, because it could be your baby too someday.


Friday, April 9, 2010

beating hearts baby.....

so what song do you have stuck in your head today?

it's a toss up for me between the song the stuffed bear at gi gis house was singing( L is for the way u look at me, O is for the only one i seeeee. well. you get the point.

and beating hearts baby by head automatica. if you dont know the song, check it out. its fabulous. for real. :)

good day sunshine

Hello Freezing cold weather,

85 last weekend, 35 with some snow this weekend. Wait, what why? i didn't even get to flirt with you my springy friend, and alas buffalo has ran you out already. im Really hoping the weather comes back, as i wanted to get my gardens in this month :( anyone have a favorite thing to plant that you save tons of money on?

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Raindrops, Unexplained Happenings, Naptime and Random thoughts.

today the rain is coming down sideways, but it looks beautiful. the trees are reaching up towards the sky to absorb it and use it to bloom.

the boys are sleeping blissfully in their rooms holding their 'babies' and hopefully dreaming sweet dreams. im listening to the same 3 songs over and over again. and wondering what you are thinking about?

the ghost made a visit again today, pulling all of my xmas cards down. i guess they don't like my "lazy" decoratings. yes i know its april. but please don't remind me by giving me a heart attack. for real.

i've been trying hard to decide if when the boys start school they should be seperated or not, for those of you thta have met my kids, you know they are stuck on each other like glue. at this point im thinking it would cause more damage than not. only time will tell.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

my heart has a few extra rooms for rent

So it has come to my attention recently, in leiu of playdates and beautiful children, and things i've recently seen on T.V. , that my family is not whole yet. Yes ,Yes, i know mike just had a vasectomy, and we can no longer Physcially have children, but my heart is still not quite full yet. So Mike and i sat down the other night, and talked about Adoption, not yet, no.. the kids are a handfull right now, but when mike is done with nursing school, and the boys are in school themselves, we are both ready to accept another heart, or hearts, into our lives, Who are we to turn our backs on children that need us. We're put on this earth to love, nurture, teach children the right thing to do, but in foster homes, and in orphanages this sit, if they are not wandering the streets, fighting to stay warm.

no, no that just wont do.

so my friends, we Will adopt, we Will make a difference. and We will love them with all of our hearts.

Monday, April 5, 2010


Things going on in my life,
1. organizing meals, cleaning, work, bills home stuff here at my house
2. organizing meals and cleaning for a beautiful woman who recently lost her husband
3. organizing and planning a babyshower
4. breathing
5. starting the new insanity workout. yea the one that looks imposible. well. im going to try it. and succeed.
6. working more with my children on their speech, as it seems to be blooming as of this weekend
7. finding the way to pay at least $100 on each card a month. (yikes)
8. budgeting, yea.. the tough one. so that we can one day afford a healthy lifestyle and a mortgage without going into shock.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

(mostly) speechless saturday

My LOVES (all of them )Alex


my husband and icecream(in that order)

the new tricks i taught my hair

Monday, March 29, 2010

words from the heart

'Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure
It is our light ,not our darkness that most frightens us we ask ourselves
who am i to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?

actually who are you not to be?

you are a child of god
your playing small does not serve the world
there is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people wont feel insecure around you

we are born to make manifest the glory of god that is within us
its not just in some of us, it's in everyone
as we let our light shine
we unconciously give other people permission to do the same
as we are liberated from our fears
our presence automatically liberates others- marianne williamson

weekend rundown.

My oh My did we have a fun filled weekend, the monkeys behaved,(mostly) and we got to catch up on everyones lives, friday night we just hung out as mike had to work saturday morning, but saturday night was a great time at the casino buffet with mike and his parents, who dress up nice if i do say so myself. Dad got to spend some time with the wondertwins, and i think he appreciates how much work i do all day long. Mikeys brother took up babysitting sat evening and off to see some old friends we went.

Sunday i was brave and had ten little kids running around here at the crazy house. thats 100 fingers to get into things, 10 mouths to screech, and 10 smiles playing nicely together, while the parents got to better know each other. no accidents, no tears,(mostly) and everyone was pooped out by the end of the dance party. boy i am starting to get the hang of this mom thing. especially finding the balence between mom and me

only 3 months till my little cousin comes to stay for the summer. it'll be great to have her here And ill get a preview of teenagerdom

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

and so the story goes::

Once upon a time, there was a mommy who worked so hard to clean, that she ended up spinning in full circles, getting dizzy and overwhelmed and decided going to sleep was the better option. good night.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

flight of the monkeys.

Have you ever witnessed a flock of birds take flight, i mean Thousands of birds at once? it truely is remarkable, the air looks as if its full of energy, shifting and moving in sync, but never losing sight of where each set of wings are.

i wish life moved as slowly as that

today went great, until it didnt. came home had a great walk with the kids, my shoulder started to hurt, i got cranky, mike got cranky to match. the kids got crankier, alex got his hand pinched in the door. and now everyones sitting on the couch ignoring each other. yay.

maybe tomorrow will be seamless. maybe.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

did you know??

thanks for the idea mrs b!!

ask me anything! come on i know you've all got questions. ill answer honestly , honest.

Monday, March 8, 2010

March. make a real difference

you know, i've never thrown myself into anything crazy, not in a long time. i havent shown terrible interest in anything unknown, but this week, ive started collecting for the March of Dimes, why? because it makes a huge difference to some tiny people. ones that cant help themselves, that are vulnerable and weak, but fighters none the same.

did you ever wonder what good the money you spent on that coffee or that bag of chips could Really do?

i tell ya what. with that money, i can help babies born to early LIVE , to grow up to be teachers, peace keepers, world leaders.

but only if someone like me finds the time to throw myself into it.

We are doing the march of dimes for a friend whos baby did NOT make it, in Sadies memory. We will walk because that is all her mommy can do to try and make it right. it gives her a little hope to hold onto, knowing that maybe she can be someone elses angel.

come on guys, join me in the march of dimes just by clicking here, donate $5 $1 even,in your kids name, and know that you helped make a difference

Friday, March 5, 2010

are we really happy with who we are right now?

no new pictures to throw on up right this minute, but however i am going to TWO awesome concerts in the new few months( ya see.. this mom/grownup/housewife/responsible sensible me needs to be caged sometimes to let ME back out.. so i'm going to see paramore with my sister in columbus in may, and in april the hubbs and i are going to see Alexisonfire. oh. im so pumped. they are fantastic live. FANTASTIC. i only wish they were touring with .Moneen. still ...sigh. okay.

on a mom related side, the kids are on the mend. they had a lovley playdate today, minimal tantrums over who got the choo coo or truck. :O)

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

a lesson in being mom

almost everything can be fixed with a bowl of icecream

Friday, February 26, 2010

Friday Already?!

oh my word am i tired, what a long day its turing out to be today.

Last night was my first Mommys night out! it was superb! We had Chocolate Covered Strawberry Martinis, and tasty apple cream cheese sammiches. boy oh boy. it was fabulous to be out of the house, and with people that understand being a mom. i can't wait for the next one at Taste in East Aurora. (pictures to follow) :) as for me.. its naptime.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Too Cute Tuesday

The boys had their first big kid play date at the mall today. they had a ball. as you can see. they fought over the girl :O)

Friday, February 19, 2010

My boys Turned two, never have i ever been prouder, they can talk so much more , climb higher, yell louder, compete against other for attention, feed themselves, dress(sort of) themselves, watch a tv show for a solid half hour. and give real hugs and kisses.

oh i made quite the pair, and oh, i never knew i could love anything so much, until i loved them even more

Double the pleasure
Double the fun
Double the chaos
with 2, not just 1.

Double the groceries
Double the food
Double the clothes
They both outgrew.

Double the treasure
It's only just begun
The joy they bring together
will never be outdone.

Happy 2nd Birthday boys Mommy and Daddy Love you Very Very much

Sunday, February 14, 2010

a blog award to brighten up my day

thank you ode to motherhood for the lovley blog award! goodness knows i could use some sunshine latley
too help spread the love i'm nominating you lovley ladies! enjoy

Put the logo on your blog or within your post,
Pass the award onto 5 bloggers,
Link the nominees within your post,
Let the nominees know they have received this award by commenting on their blog.

Heather at the adventures of crazy mum

Sarah at The flight of the moodys

a pretty rockin chick on my new favorite blog( for the pictures of course , who doesn't love cute kids Discovering Wildlife

Khira at confessions of a housewife

and Michelle at Not according to plan

Enjoy spreading a little sunshine girls!!
Good morning blog world, i only have a few moments, but just wanted to update,

Nana is doing better, yesterday they had her up and out of bed for a while gaining some stregnth in her new bionic woman style hip. itll be a bit of recovery thats for sure.but here's to hoping its a swift one.

im waiting for my husband to get out of the shower so i can head back out to the hospital to check on her today.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Why is it we always get the GOOD with the BAD?

i called my mom today to tell her all about my new job, and she tells me shes taking my nana to the hospital because she fell down the stairs and probably broke her hip.

talk about a debbie downer. im waiting for my husband to get home so i can join them at the hospital. i promise ill update you all on it soon

please keep her in your prayers, she'll need them the poor daffy woman.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

got a job

got a job got a job job job

fancy pants, super duper cool job

job i've been waiting years for

can you tell im giddy?


Monday, February 8, 2010

rain, or... mommy bRAIN

Rain by Shel Silverstein
I opened my eyes
And looked up at the rain,
And it dripped in my head
And flowed into my brain,
And all that I hear as I lie in my bed
Is the slishity-slosh of the rain in my head.

I step very softly,
I walk very slow,
I can't do a handstand--
I might overflow,
So pardon the wild crazy thing I just said--
I'm just not the same since there's rain in my head.

this is how i feel today. like things are sloshing around

can ya blame me?

hey sandman, where ya at?

Today, i would really like the boys to simmer down and take a nap. I'm still getting better from whatever the heck i did to my tonsils by trying to get yucky stuff unstuck. yea. great idea. and i would kill for a minute to myself, well.. maybe not kill.. but risk my kids losing their voices just to get a minutes peace around here.

Anywho. they're both SCREECHING at the tippy top of their lungs at the unjustice i have caused them by placing them in their very nice very comfy cribs with their doggys and a fan going. HOW DARE I provide them with the nap they need to prevent a nuclear melt down around dinner time, cuz no mom in this house will dare give them a nap at five pm, only to have them raring to go at say... 11:30 pm. nope, not me.

So if any of you are good at astral projection, can you please mosey on into their rooms and tell them"hey, it's alright, everyone needs a nap, the world would be a much better place!" cuz if I go in there it's all over. We start from square one.

i'll let it go for 20 minutes to see if Cole takes a chill pill, or exhausts himself.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

thought for the week

Keep what is worth keeping and with the BREATH OF KINDNESS blow the rest away.
well i missed a post yesterday

and dont have much to vent about today other than some people are so involved in themselves that they dont believe you when you say your sick. i didnt feel like being around a party full of people all evening, and i wasnt about to bring the kids to chase either. kiss my butt. im sick. it's nothing against you, unless of course you want my flu or whatever the crap this is.. cuz seriously... you can have it.

there. i feel better

Friday, February 5, 2010

the dreaded time out

today alex was in a mood, the kind of mood where ya looked at him and he came out swinging.
he swung in fact, and clocked his brother right in the dome. well.. i cant let this go on, so i place him in our time out chair. not only was he outraged at this, but his brother was sad that he was in trouble, so he sat at the foot of the chair, and they both cried... nevertheless, they both sat there until the time ran out.. alex got down, and his brother smacked him back. nothing like delayed gratifacation... and we repeat the process.. four times.. sigh...

Thursday, February 4, 2010

a quote i came across in a blog today really struck a chord for me
"be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle"- Plato

i've been trying today to think about the positive things in my life, and how much tougher we could have it even when i want to cry and scream about the bills being a little late, or not spending money on those shoes i really just Have to have. every person on the street has something going on in their lives too. So come on everyone, let that person into the traffic line, pay for a coffee, say Thank you when someone holds a door, and hold a door for someone else. one small act of kindness could really change someones day, because they too, are fighting something, no matter how small

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

whats crackin... or... they can now open the fridge

the mighty egg comes with built in armor, but it was no match for hurricaine cole and alexander.


Tuesday, February 2, 2010

songs to suit the mood

Fought away the sleepless hours Unsettled dreams will make you keep You can paint them all your brilliant colors Just don't fall off into the deep Happiness is not a burden Oh, how the pendulum will swing I have felt the ground, I've seen the seeds Out of which grew golden wings

you ever have one of those days where you can quite figure out the mood your in? it goes from overwhelming exhaustion, to sweet, to bittersweet, to melancholic , to content but with tears in your eyes?

for some reason this song covers that, not so much just in the words, but the melody, its called everblue by mandy moore.
its pretty fantastic. now hold on just a minute, im not going soft on ya, i just love love love this song. and to be honest with you. mike likes it too. so there. besides, shes my girl crush. for real. and i'll leave you with a pretty picture. because, you might have a crush on her too.. its just waiting to happen. come on jump on the band wagon
who's Your girl crush?

Monday, February 1, 2010

28 posts in 28 days

hey all! its been a lil while since i last posted anything real

today we're going to talk about the crazy people at the gym
you know the ones, who after45 min of insanly fast paced jogging on the eliptical, have yet to break a sweat, while me personally am struggling to remember to breathe, and trying to remember my name.

those people who have been up and at it for a while before you even walked thru the doors, and are still going far after your legs are rubber and your arms are jelly

i mean good for you , but come on... stop making us look bad. ;)

then again if you look at it from a mom's perspective and break it down

folding laundry 40 calories,
chasing kids after they get into the catfood, 50 calories,
picking up an indecicive toddler umpteen times ,123 calories
running from the back of the house to the front a gazillion times looking for said toddlers, juice cups, missing cellphone, remote, carkeys, cookie... you get the point... 87 calories on a low day.
dancing with two 30 lb toddlers on either hip. i dont even wanna know how many for that.. tho i do know i get a hefty work out cuz i can't walk for hours after without a wince.

okay so.. maybe i am that crazy person.. just at my home gym instead.

Monday, January 25, 2010


Hey ALL!!!!

i want to let you guys know about an awesome new baby apparel store called BabyAllDay.com

they have awesome onesies and toddler tee's with fresh snappy designs to fit your bundle of joy's attitude :O)

personally i love the one that says time out is for losers and oh my gosh if the new design that says junk in the truck didnt make me spit out my milk!! , and the just hatched onsie is Great for any new arrivals!!!

Come on guys and gals! check out babyallday.com

oh, and if you use coupon code rthom25 you get a whopping 25% off your order!!!

the store owners are friends of mine and it would be
Great!! if you could help me help them!!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

to the point today

new beginings start soon. i can't hardly wait.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Never has their been a more precious bond than between a father and his sons

this makes me melt. seriously. could they be any cuter?!

done gloating.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

round round round round i get around...

i sit here in tears this morning, as my kids rip apart my living room, destroying all my hard work, there's just too much stuff to contend with here. when they go down for their nap im going to be doing some serious downsizing wiht their toys. they're just not all necessary now. and i doubt they'll even notice. we have a whole toy box and three laundry baskets full of stuff. not to mention the riding toys and trucks and cars. ARRRUUUGGGGHHH. if i step on one more matchbox car ill scream. again. i think cabin fever is setting in

Friday, January 1, 2010

i promise to listen more, talk less
learn something new every day
truly pay attention to what im putting into my body
be amazed at all the good one person can do in the world

and not treat dissapointment like failure, its just not the same.

more later when im more awake.