Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Stationery card

Sparkle And Shine New Year's Card
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Sunday, December 11, 2011

baby foot tree

After seeing this on Pinterest, I had to do it.

Our version..........

hooking up HERE

Friday, December 9, 2011

Wreath for Sarah Lou

I had the best intentions by getting this complete, before her birthday.  Hey it's the thought that counts, right.  Hope she loves it.


Remember when I did the headband swap over at Danielle's blog Take Heart? She is pretty much my favorite blogger ever and will be designing my blog soon, she just doesn't know it yet.  She decided to do an ornament and scarf swap, aka scarfament.  I got paired up with a sweet gal named Kelly, her blog is Fly with Me, go check it out.  Thanks so much to my new friends.
I turn everything into a wreath!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Better out then in I'd say...

OMG, check out this freaking awesome beanie I found on Pinterest.  A lady in Australia makes them and sells them in her etsy shop.  $24 plus $10 shipping.  Tempting, very tempting...

Since Sawyer plugs her nose and toots her ear horns on a regular basis.  And every time she does it, I look at Jake and say, "I didn't know we could do that?" In the voice of Princess Fiona of course.

Monday, December 5, 2011


Had a great Halloween.  I am still sick but we made a day of it.  Went to my mom's work and said trick or treat to everyone.  Sawyer called a lady dressed as Medusa, pretty.  Got a new tooth brush and some condoms (not really, well we made her put them back), my mom works at the Health Department.  Stopped by Sawyer's "preschool" and said hello.  Little did Sawyer know, that's probably the last time she will go there.  Two colds, the stomach flu, diaper rashes and UTI's, in only two months, this mommy's had enough.  Went to Barnes and Noble to mommy could buy a new planner and some new cook books.  Sawyer has a bunch of candy and a "coffee" of her own aka milk.  She likes to just puts the whole candy in her mouth, including the wrapper.  Then we got the oil changed.  Went home took a nap.  I secretly put together half of her birthday present while she slept.

So this is Christmas...

So we went to Bacon's tree farm and got our first real tree ever.  Apparently, I did as a child from 0-8 got a real tree with red lights with my mom and real dad (whom I now have a semi relationship with=emails every six months) but I can't really remember actually walking and tripping over tree stumps and picking out whatever tree we wanted.  SO the really cool thing is Jake and I, love the same kind of tree, grand fir. So picking out one was not a problem.  Sawyer was real grouchy but we made it through it and Jake sawed that tree down with some help from her.  Originally we thought we would put it outside in our sweet covered porch but once we got it home, it was way too pretty to put outside.  So I have a giant Christmas tree with six strings, which is approximately 150 feet of white lights.  I'm so lucky.  I just want to buy new ornaments but don't want to spend the money.  This is a picture of our first tree as a couple in 2006. 

Five feet Walmart special..

We ran out of lights and had to go get more, even though we only had $200 bucks until payday.  We didn't care, who needs food on the table, when they can have Christmas light?
Nine foot Bacon's special!!!!!! (Jake was like sit next to it so we can see how big it really is, Ok babe because I'm so small.) We upgraded.  Can't wait until we upgrade my ring...BOO YAH.

Monday, November 28, 2011

We have been busy....

Sorry about not blogging more...I have around 100 views of my blog daily.  And since I don't get many comments, I only have six follows, and I know my mom (mt biggest fan) checks my blog every single day, and I swear I don't track my own page views....I am wondering who reads my blog...?  We anyways, here is to the 93 random people viewing my blog every day.  Seriously, if I could just make one person's day better, I be happy.....but 93.  That is astounding. 

Sawyer had her two year old check up and is going to be 6'6'' when she stops growing.  Me and Jake have been giving her coffee, every day in her sippy cup ever since.  I so should have smoked during my pregnancy.

We have gone Paleo....no legumes, no dairy, no sugar and no wheat....I know right?

Sawyer was a strawberry for Halloween.

We went to the pumpkin patch in the rain......Sawyer absolutely loved it and she was such a good girl...

Roche Harbor, longest travel time thus far....

Sawyer had a pink horse pinata for her second birthday...

I went back to school.  I have seven classes to get my get my BSN.

We got an awesome swing set and Jake and I, with SJ's help, build from scratch. (Thanks to Aunt Judi!)

We put up over 1000 white lights....on our cedar fence.  This is our third Winter in our house and the first year we have done lights.  I only got shocked once, in the thigh by a cracked light.  "Babe, it's only 110 volts, you will be fine."  This gives me way more sympathy when I cardiovert patients in the ER.  The hair on my arms was standing up all night.

Sawyer would rather play in boxes then with her five million toys. 

She is doing really good right now (behavior wise) sleeping in her big girl bed, still wakes up when she hears daddy leave for work, then cuddles with mom until we decide to get out of bed. 
She loves the move Rio right now, sings the song all the time, tonight she brought the ripped cover from the DVD to bed with her. 

She kisses us so good and gives us a long smooches while holding our faces, she freaks out when either one of us come home.  She loves feeding Brodie dog treats and eating half of them for herself.  She know everything.  She is so smart, she can even open the fridge now.....

I went to my first Seahawks game, ever...it was pretty cool, even though we lost. 

I think that about catches you up.

OH and I almost forgot, we are adopting.....we are very excited to expand our
family.  Her name is Molly, she's five.

Here is a picture of us on Thanksgiving.  So thankful for all I have in my life. 

And here is a picture of Molly.  Gotcha..

Monday, November 7, 2011

Dentist Appointment

SAWYER did so amazing today.  I have no complaints.  She was such a good girl.  We took her to the dentist, she went once when she turned one.  But she recently turned two and was due for an appointment.  I was personally dreading it, I hated the dentist as a child and still hate it as an adult.  They got us right in and she did great.  Got a sticker, new toothbrush and floss.  She sat in the chair all by herself, we played a little while waiting for the doctor.  Sunglasses, blowing up a glove, and a head mirror can buy a mom and a two year old a lot of time. She also slide down the chair, like it was a slide.  Then she sat in the chair all by herself and let the doctor look at her teeth and paint some fluoride on her teeth as well.  Usually I would sit in the chair and hold her.  They said that she did wonderful and her teeth looked awesome.  Good spacing and the perfect over bite.  They said that never happens with two year olds.  Her top two year molars are in and the bottom are still trying to come in.  I am so relieved.  She hates getting her teeth brushed.  I usually straddle her and brush her teeth, while she screamed bloody murder.  Guess it paid off.  I am so proud of her, things are starting to get so much easier with her.  And she doesn't have to go until she turns three.  This is one proud mama.  We went and saw Grandpa 's to celebrate.  She was just smiling in the car.  I just kept telling her how proud I was of her and how well she did.  She was smiling but trying to hide it.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

My baby girl turned two today..

.....and I kissed her right at 12:48.  I can't believe it.  I love her so much.  Yesterday she pooped, in her diaper and some how managed to wipe it on her face, like warrior paint or hunting camo or to keep the sun out of her eyes.  Who knows?  Then day before that she poop and nice little log and brought it to me in the palm of her hand.  That got me out of bed.  She loves to hold my hand, while I'm driving, until my arm goes numb.  She loves to feed Brodie he dog treats, she also like eating dog food, she sneaks a handful and munches on it just like if it were gold fish crackers.  She climbs on everything.  She likes to pinkie promise, like on the movie Despicable Me.  She like to do snow angels on the carpet.  She like to put on my makeup and wake around the house in my high heels.  But she has no problem, jumping on daddy Bear rug or touching a freshly shot deer.  She loves to dance and sign.  She especially likes when the animal rescue commercials come on with all the dogs and .."in the eye of an angel" plays, she stops dead in her tracks every time.  Sings, points to the dogs, and sways back and forth.  She gives Grandpa, or Paw a peace sign when we leave.  We play the blinking game, like every day.  She loves to cuddle and sleep in our bed.  She loves to brush my hair. 
pumpkin patch 2011, yes we took her in the rain.
wow she actually smiled.
eating some red velvet cake at Zach and Ellie's wedding.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Fall Porch

Fall came way too fast for me this year.  I heart fall because that is when Sawyer was born.  We had a great weekend in Roche Harbor for Zach and Ellie's wedding.  I almost divorced my husband because he backed my truck into a boat trailer and there's a huge dent in my tail gate.  Sawyer is going to be two.  Christmas is right around the corner.  We also watch Shrek like ten times a day.  Our house is always messy.  Sawyer is a dancing queen.  More winter projects on our to do list.  I'm still breastfeeding.  The list continues.  But in the mean time, enjoy my Fall decorations. 

Here is my burlap wreath I made last night in the love seat, bad idea.  Burlap sheds and it also itches.  I've had two showers since then and I'm still itchy.  Good thing I just threw a blanket on top of my shaggy mess or I would never have had time to write this blog post.  I just cut strips of burlap, tied it in knots around the wreath and then hot glue gunned some loops, this is just my natural talent, I can't really explain my sweet skills.  I am sure there is a tutorial somewhere in blog land.  Then I topped it off with a fake flower.   

Here is our porch last year, boring white door, no wreath.....

I decorated two floating shelves in our living room.  We are pretty much ready for Halloween.  Just a visit to the pumpkin patch like last year.  I can't wait to see Sawyer with her strawberry costume. 

Happy Halloween, early!

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