Wednesday, June 10, 2009


I think we'll just play with trucks all day.

Simply because we can.

Saturday, April 25, 2009


365 days of pure Heaven.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Please Summer, Hurry.

I need to spend every waking moment watering the garden,

sitting in the grass,

and staring at her beautiful face.

Saturday, April 18, 2009


Frozen blueberries can be very dangerous.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Ask Me If I Care.

Exhibit A

Exhibit B

Exhibit C

Exhibit D

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Hello, Brain? You Have My Permission To Return Now.

I used to think of myself as a relatively "with it" person prior to the Quadruple Years of Conception. I always remembered to put deoderant on, never forgot to take my Crazy Pills, thought people were insane that forgot their passwords, had an impecable desk, remembered what people told me about their lives, was OCD organized, and remembered just about anything long enough to at least write it down before totally forgetting it. However, four pregnancies, 9 month of nursing, and 53 Big Macs later I have deep fried any remaining brain cells and I'm beginning to be okay with it. Maybe even laugh a little about it because my brain "Can't-Get-Right".

The other day I got into the shower, water drenching me, with my bra ON.

Before Christmas, I left the car RUNNING and UNLOCKED for 45 minutes while in Target. CANNOT-GET-RIGHT.

I can't tell you how many times I've forgotten my pump, bottles, lids, etc. and realized it when it was time to pump at work. Cling wrap and rubber bands do not serve as effective lids to hold milk in while driving home, let me just tell you.

I've come inches away from backing into My Babe's vehicle TWO times, forgetting he was parked behind me.

While driving through Whataburger, a very nasty hamburger place that will remain nameless, I asked my mom FOUR times whether she wanted cheese on her nastyburger and all FOUR times didn't pay attention to her answer.

I Can't-Get-Right anymore, and I don't really care.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

A Much Needed Vacation.

Last week we made the rounds to see family in Lubbock, Santa Fe to ski & sled, Albuquerque to visit a sweet friend, El Paso to see more dear friends, to the Davis Mountains, and home again. Kallie is an expert hiker and squealed with delight each time she got in the backpack carrier. She is a girl on the go!

Saturday, January 24, 2009

So Sweet.

What a sweet family to do this in rememberance of all the smallest angels in the world.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

She Comes By It Honestly.

Turns out Kallie likes cows too. The girl can put back some food and I love it. The only two foods she doesn't care for (but will tolerate with the help of a little applesauce) are pears and pluots. Everything else enters her mouth and goes straight to the tummy without even a wince.

To date she has on a regular basis...

Black-Eyed Peas (for New Year's, of course!)
Butternut Squash
Green Beans
Ground Beef & Onions
Sweet Potatoes
Teething Biscuits

Next in line...

Bell Peppers
Garbanzo Beans
Rhubarb (just for you MDK)

I'm keeping my fingers crossed that this trend continues and we don't ever hit the "I'm not eating that!" stage. Wishful thinking I know, but a mommy can dream.

Monday, January 5, 2009

I'd Like One Medium Cow Please.

Because mama can eat like nobody's business.

I'd like to resume my normal eating habits, but it's safe to say that ain't gonna happen while nursing this 8 month old chunk. Each morning I wake with the best of intentions to eat healthy and resonable portions, ask for help from the Lord above for this simple request, and then my feet touch the floor and it's all over. I immediately start salivating for junk, and lots of it. I ate pistachio cookies for breakfast 3 days in a row. As I type I can hear the Santa Claus Snickers calling my name from downstairs. An Oreo shake from anywhere would do me good right about now. But it's not just junk that I want. I ate a Garden Turkey Wrap as big as my face the other day and still wanted more food. Most of the time I can't chocolate cookies keep kettle corn a straight thought Coke.

See what I mean? Moo...

Friday, January 2, 2009

Off To A Good Start.

First Night Austin with Kallie proved to be all I hoped from last year.

Now to begin a much needed "inner overhaul" and get serious with taking care of my body, my mind, and my spirit.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Monday, November 17, 2008

I Need A Weekend From The Weekend.

I opened my eyes in a bad mood today and I stayed that way. I've learned that not enough "down time" on a weekend makes for a craptastic start to the week. Too many errands to run, too many undone tasks, and the beginning of the holiday rush makes my head hurt. My efforts to simplify haven't truly worked yet, but I will press on and find a way to carve out time for the important things - My Babe, Kallie, and the park.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Defeated Just a TINY Bit.

Who cares. We had a fabulous weekend walking around campus, spending time with family, and enjoying the sights at the game. We're starting our Future Aggie out early!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Fear Factor For Babies.

The first day of a new food is not the favorite around here. We've tried avocado, sweet potatoes, carnival squash, and pumpkin so far. She likes them all now, but certainly didn't when we started. The gagging and shuddering were so sad, but she's been a trooper ever since!

Half A Year Already.

Friday, October 31, 2008

Thursday, October 30, 2008