9 years

Today Josh and I have been married 9 years.  I love being married to him.  He is such a great husband, Daddy, and my very best friend.  We have a lunch date today…thanks to Mrs. Mary!  And Friday night we plan to do something out and away from the kids.  I recapped the whole dating, engagement, marriage stuff last January 27th.  Feel free to click on that link if you are dying to hear all about it.  🙂 Last night we were all just hanging out in the living room for a little while.  Ruby, Molly and Mack were pretending and using their imagination in some hilarious ways.  At one point Ruby was mad at me because, “You won’t play the game.  If you don’t play the game, then there is nothing to play.”  The game, you see, was one where I was supposed to be her “worker-elf” that did whatever work she needed done.  I told her I do that every day and it doesn’t feel very much like a game at all….. Ruby drew a super-hero for her yearbook.  I took a picture of it (though I cannot post it due to a chewed up Nikon cord) because what is supposed to be wings actually looks like a bust…and a large bust at that.  She was also supposed to tell the “strength” that her super hero has.  She said her super hero could fly.  I seriously doubt that […]

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It dropped!

The pound cake fell beautifully out of the bunt pan.  (I thought you spelled bunt, “bundt.”  Did anyone else think that?  Why did I think that?)  Anyway, last night when Josh came home and the timer rang on the oven, we pulled out the cake, Josh flipped it over and it fell!  I was nervous. I took it to Sunday […]

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The Ivey Visit

Marcy and Jesse and their two little ones came to visit Friday and stayed until this evening.  We enjoyed having them here!  Poor little Vance wasn’t feeling well and ended up with a fever.  He was pitiful. He laid on the couch for most of the night, hugging his bear, coughing and eating some Froot Loops while watching NEMO.  He […]

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Yes, he did.

I have had a wonderful day here at the house.  The kids watched a movie while it poured down rain this morning, and I cleaned up the kitchen, did some laundry and made up beds.  I cooked spaghetti and bread and brownies for our great friends, The Koesters.  They came over to eat and play and do a Valentine’s craft, […]

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More from Mack (and Jack)

I don’t know where this boy gets these things.  He says so many funny things.  Tonight on the way home from church he said he really had to go to the potty.  Josh had already said that he could wait until we got home.  Mack said, “I potty when we get home.  That’s the deal.” This afternoon when he was resisting a poo-poo, I got firm with him and said, “Mack.  You get on that potty and stay there until you poop.”  He walked away, towards the potty and said to himself, “Bad Attitude.”  When questioned on whom he was referring to, he said,”Mack have bad attitude.”  I think he was just saving himself some trouble. Ruby was keeping the details of her pet rock from Josh.  She wanted to surprise him and show him how she had decorated it for her school assignment.  Ruby and Josh went back and forth several times, all the while Ruby was set on NOT giving Josh any details.  Mack blurts out, “It’s purple.”  Ruby gets very upset.  Mack doesn’t understand why she is upset, of course, and he keeps telling things about her rock.  I told him to be quiet and stop talking about the rock.  He says to me, “I am not finished talking to Daddy.  I have to keep telling Daddy some-fin.” He also pretended to ride a horse in the back seat like “Tallers.”  That is “Charles” from Little House […]

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Finally

The sun came out today.  It was beautiful.  The kids loved it! I have to go prepare dinner, but there are  more cute pictures from the day!  We were very productive this morning with some school work.  We found a rock outside for Ruby’s little project.  Then, the kids just stayed outside for a long time.  We even ate lunch […]

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