Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Oh sweet mother!


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Back into the swing o' things!

So, my blog was flagged as possible spam! But, I'm back now and all is well.

We're off on a vacation on Sunday - I can't wait. We'll be spending a day at the beach and acting like true tourists. We'll be hanging out at my moms, where she'll cook and I can watch TV. We'll go visit my in-laws, where I'll rarely see my children because they'll be off running around with my FIL. I'll be able to lie down on the couch and read books in peace. I'm just so, so excited.

I got to visit my friend E in her new house today - it's SO, SO cute! It's perfect for their family and the work they're doing on it is great - definitely brightens up the place and makes it look more modern.

I got rear-ended this morning :o( I have to take my van in on Thursday for an estimate - the little turd driving the other car hit my bumper and the cladding is cracked. Please, let's add a bit more stress to my life :o(

The fam is heading into the D tomorrow to see fireworks and the boys are uber geeked. They'll get to play with their friend Daniel. Thursday, we're headed out to see Barney and Bob the Builder and a PBS Kids Fair. Friday, (B) and I are heading to a concert - Chicago and America!! Ahhhhhhhhh---that's my kind of music. We're spending the night in a hotel and we're heading to the Buick Open on Saturday. (W)'s girlfriend (a teacher from his preschool) is watching them. I LOVE her because they love her, they couldn't care less when (B) and I leave and they have a great time with her and she takes great care of them. She's a dream come true.

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Father's Day is up next!

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Happy Birthday to me!

33! 33? I still can't believe it! I had a great day - all spent with mi familia :o)

I got some great gifts - my husband decided on a "Detroit" theme this year and I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE everything he got me! Our babies told me happy birthday about 50 times today and Will even told his friends and Sunday School teacher that today was my birthday :o) B also put my Mother's Day present together - I'll add pictures tomorrow. The weather was beautiful, our church service, catechism class and small group were AWESOME and the lunch I was treated to at Burger King was yummo :)

What a great day to turn 33!

Friday, June 8, 2007


The Lord has been working in me lately - mainly through my thoughts.

In Switzerland, I was blessed to have 3 of the best friends a girl could ask for - all VERY much like me. Two of the girls were American and one was Australian. All were beautiful Christian women and we shared so, so much - from issues with hurtful friends to pregnancy woes and we celebrated ANYTHING with lunch, shopping and coffee at Starbucks. It was just the best experience for me, as far as friends are concerned.

I miss these friends so, so badly - I haven't seen them in almost a year and it will probably be a long time before I see them again. We do email them from time to time and it feels great to reconnect.

I'm almost desperate for a connection like that now that I'm back in the U.S., but life is so different here. I have friends here - good friends. But, life is so, so busy here that we don't see each other that often and we're really not *that* much alike. The Lord is pushing me (for lack of a better term) to find more Christian friends. Our church is SOOOOOOOOOO big - we're going through catechism right now, working our way to applying for membership to the church. There are no other married couples in our catechism class. We live in a tiny town - no mom's groups around.

I guess I'm feeling a bit lonely. I need female friendships in my life. I had the best of the best in Switzerland and while I'm almost certain I won't experience that again, I'd like something that makes me feel half as good as I did then.

Anyone have any ideas for me?

Yay! It's the weekend!

Friday, glorius Friday!

B is taking a half day today, so we'll be spending 2 1/2 days as a family - YAY! Tomorrow, it's Tball and a birthday party at Build-A-Bear. Sunday, we have catechism and then it's home - to relax. Sunday is my 33rd birthday - YIKES! Where has the time gone, I wonder.

I've enjoyed 2 full days of spending almost every waking moment with my babies and it's been so nice. We've had so, so much fun together and they've been so well behaved. The boys share a room and we moved all of their stuff to a bigger room - they LOVE it! Sending them to bed has been a breeze - I hope it lasts.

We've spent a lazy morning watching Barney and The Cat in the Hat. It's so hot out now that it's not enjoyable being outside. We'll wait until the afternoon when the sun is around the front of the house. So, for now, it's the cool, comfortable living room for us!

Hope everyone has a great Friday :o)