Tuesday, January 13, 2009

16 Random Things

I was tagged a while back with this and thought I would post it on my blog as well.
16 Random Things about Me

1. I like to meet people but usually one on one. I don't always do well in groups simply because I don't like "chit chat". When I talk to someone I want it to be more meaningful and personal.
2. I am very laid back (lexapro helps) LOL!!!! I tend to not sweat the small stuff so that I can better handle the bigger problems that come my way.
3. I've been hurt deeply which has made me guarded.
4. I love my family soooo much. I especially have an amazing relationship with my mother which has been a life saver for me in the darkest moments of my life.
5. I choose to be optimistic in life because I choose to find joy for myself...there is enough negativity in the world already.
6. Being a mother has come natural to me, probably because I had a great example to follow in my own mother. I treasure every moment with my kids.
7. I loooooove coffee...I can't function without it. The kids even know to not ask me too many questions until I have had my first cup.
8. I secretly wish I would have finished my nursing degree...I know I would have been really good at it.
9. I have always been a hopeless romantic. I love sappy romantic comedies or novels. Something about curling up on the couch with a good movie or book that gives me lots of pleasure.
10. I hate the phone...I would rather talk in person or on the computer....Ridiculous I know!!!!
11. I could eat Mexican food everyday...good thing I live in Texas!!!! Doesn't help with the girlish figure!!!!
12. I would love to organize an outreach for troubled kids...that is the mother in me that wishes I could save all the kids I see who come from bad homes.
13. I had back surgery 1 year ago and still suffer from chronic pain, but I refuse to quit living my life because of it.
14. I love a glass of wine and good company!!!! I have Friday nights reserved between me and my good friend. We have been having Girls Nite out for 2 years now.

15. I like being at home...I can be somewhat of a homebody.
16. I talk to myself, which doesnt' go over so well if someone is standing near me. LOL!!!

Now as for new layouts...I have one for the Dream Girls blog challenge...

Then I sent this one into a Scenic Route January Challenge...

Wish Me Luck!!!!!

Monday, January 5, 2009

Happy New Year Part II

Yesterday while trying to update my blog, my dear husband kept rushing me off the computer. That will be my next mission in life, to get a new computer for MAH!!!!!! Ok, to continue from yesterday...

We had a really good Christmas. They kids seem to be really happy with what Santa brought them. A couple of days after, my sister had to go to the hospital. She had a c-section incision that got infected. The doctor ended up placing her back into the hospital. That is when I loaded up the kids and left for Ruston, Louisiana to care for my little niece while mommy got better. We spent New Years with my parents and Nat (my sister) got to come home from the hospital.

Next, my wacky teenager begged for a haircut...but not just any haircut...a MOHAWK!!!!!! Oh dear Lord!!!!!!! Supposedly it is for track season. I guess he wants to sike out his opponents. It is taking some getting use to but I think this too shall pass.

While being at home I have been able to do some scrapping. I have sorted through my stash of scrap goodies and have been trying to use what I have. I am itching to buy new stuff but I am holding off for now. With CHA right around the corner, I just know some fab stuff will be coming out SOON!!!!! Here are my latest....

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Happy New year to one and all. Gosh, so much has happened since I last posted. Just to state a few, Houston actually got snow for the first time in let's say twenty years and I became an aunt to a beautiful baby girl...Madisyn Marie!!!!! She is gorgeous.

So, do you have any goals for the new year???? I have a few....1.) live healthier 2.) become more financially wiser 3.) and I would love to pursue being published. Well, off to clean house...time to put all the Christmas decorations away. Uhhhhgggg!!!!!!