Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Crazy Weather

Only in the south will you find 60 degree weather one day and 28 degrees with freezing rain the next. I would love to have some snow but all we get is freezing rain and sleet lol. Gabe's school was released early yesterday and is out all day today. We have been doing a lot of indoor activities to keep busy and have fun. It's kind of nice to get these days to have both boys home during the day. There are only so many of these opportunities before sister gets here. 35 weeks and 1 day now. It's definitely flown by this time.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

DIY Ribbon Mobile

So I have been slowly putting Alexandra's room together and wanting sort of a whimsical feel to it. Once the whole I started thinking about a mobile for her crib and decided on a ribbon mobile. I am so pleased with how it turned out. Now to just get Marc to hang it over her crib! Here is a photo of it. If you'd like a tutorial just comment below and I'd be happy to do one. Thanks

Friday, December 28, 2012


Writing about christmas is sort of like tying up the holidays. Christmas morning was filled with gasps and lots of excitement. The looks that Marc and I exchanged needed no words. The "Did you see that"? That was so cute! They are getting so big! We started a new family tradition this year. We do something you need, something you want, something you wear, and something your read. Along with a couple of Santa presents and the Christmas Eve present that they can open. Which is always pajamas :). In the words of my 6 year old. This was the best christmas ever! Which is what I hope to hear every year. Not because of presents or how much you spend but because of the thought put into it. Because of the time spent together with family and friends, and making sure our kids know that is the single most important thing. Everything is just an added bonus. Here are some of our snapshots from Christmas morning that will be forever in my mind of an amazing day with my family.
This bike from Santa makes multiple laps around my house a day while it is too cold to take outside just yet.
This is by far one of his favorite. Somewhere he can put all of his Skylander Figures.
Spending time with Family on Christmas Eve is one of the best things about the holidays. Having that time is so important and means so much to everyone. 
Leaving Milk and Cookies for Santa. And of course carrots and water for the reindeer. Can't forget that!
Opening Christmas Eve Pjs and wearing them to bed to wait on Santa to come ended the day perfectly.

Next year sister will be here and we will have even more things to make memories with and cherish. I am so thankful for my family and home and how blessed we are. 

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

We are having a girl!!!

I need to update this more often. We just found out last friday that we are having a baby girl!!!! It's still so surreal. As I laid there watching the tech do all her measurements and check her over. I think a small part of me was preparing myself for the possibility of hearing it would be another boy. So when we said "It's a Girl" !!! I was in complete shock! I could not be more over the moon about having my little family complete now! We can't wait to meet her! I still am 4 lbs in the negative but the baby looks good and healthy and I just got rid of my morning sickness about a week ago so hopefully my appetite will increase!

Friday, August 24, 2012

1 week down.

We are finishing the first week of school and so far so good. Gabe is really enjoying his school and teacher. He has been making new friends and learning so much already. Myself on the other hand have been having a lot of mixed feelings. I am so excited for him to be doing all of these new things but I miss him terribly . I'm so used to him being with me that it's definitely an adjustment for me. Hopefully it will get better. As long as he's happy, I'm happy

Saturday, August 18, 2012

New Chapters

This weekend is bittersweet. My first born baby will be starting kindergarten. While I'm so excited for him to learn new things and make new friends. I am going to miss him so badly. He has been home with me for the past 4 years. I just hope that he has a blast and that my pregnancy hormones don't make me even more of a basket case on Monday. Speaking of pregnancy, We have another appointment on Monday. I have lost 5 lbs so far since getting pregnant. This is totally new territory for me. I was starving all the time with the boys and this time I only have two settings. Nauseous, or the appetite of a teenage girl. I don't know what the deal is. Forcing myself to eat more brings on the nausea. It's just a vicious cycle. I plan on talking to the doctor about it. He said that he thinks that the baby is getting enough nutrients from me but wants to do another ultrasound just to double check his/her size. Will update soon!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

We are having a baby!!!

We found out a little while ago that we will be having another baby! We feel so blessed to be expecting another miracle. My due date is February 19th. We go back for another ultrasound on July 23rd. We have asked the boys if they want a boy or a girl. Avery just says he wants a baby and Gabe is set on another boy. We will see in a couple of months .