Thursday, April 29, 2010

Why I've been MIA

In case my {few} readers have been wondering why I have been MIA lately, I thought I'd give you my schedule for today...

6 AM - Woke up, had my coffee, woke up Caiden, fixed his breakfast, made Daniel's lunch, packed a lunch for me and Levi
7 AM - Took a shower, packed Caiden's bookbag, got ready, made Levi's breakfast, washed a load of clothes, folded a load of clothes, cleaned the boys' bathroom, swept the floor, cleaned up the kitchen from last night's supper, cleaned up the living room
9 AM - 1 PM - Worked in the nursery at the YMCA
1:30 PM - Went to Walmart, got some lunch, read 1 chapter in my history textbook while Levi took a nap in the car and we waited for Caiden to get out of school
3 PM - Washed, folded, and put away a load of laundry, packed Caiden's swim bag and baseball bag. Now....taking a break and writing this {short} post then....
4 PM - Grabbing an early dinner for the boys, working at the YMCA until 7:00 while Caiden is at swim practice
7 PM - Head to ball field for the THIRD game this week
9 PM - Back home, baths, and {ahhhhhh....} bedtime

As you can see...I've been super busy!! On top of taking on this new part time job, I have 2 weeks left in the semester and I have been trying to get my assignments done while studying for finals. So for those of you that faithfully read my blog (if there are any of you out there!!), I'm very sorry that I've neglected you. I have several posts I'm looking forward to getting to soon (yes Amanda, I promise I will get "The House That Built Me" up ASAP!). Hopefully once this semester is over I'll feel a little less stressed! In the meantime...have a great evening!!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

I'm Literally Wordless Wednesday... :)

I am having writer's block, apparently. I have started about 5 posts this week but the words just aren't flowing like they usually do. Maybe soon I'll find a way to get all my thoughts out without sounding like it was written by a kindergardener. In the meantime...enjoy some random pictures. Have a great Wednesday!

The boys' Easter baskets


I LOVE spring! Nothing better than putting on my flip flops and heading outside after months and months of cabin fever.





My living room on a bad day...











Cheeeeeese!!





Caiden and Isaiah having a playdate. Love the kool-aid mouth...

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Levi's Birthday Party





It has been a crazy couple of weeks! Swimming, visiting family, baseball, homework, and birthday parties have stuffed my schedule and kept me away from my blog. I have so much to write about, and I'm worried that if I don't hurry that I will never do it! I am going to start with Levi's birthday party since it's fresh in my mind and I've already sorted through all of the pictures.

The weather was beautiful! We had hot dogs, chili, slaw, chips, Nana's awesome pasta salad, and cake and ice cream of course. Levi was a little grumpy, but he still had a blast. We stayed outside all day long and played in the batting cage, played volleyball, blew bubbles, played in the sand, and hung out with the family. Levi (and all the other kids!) had a blast on Levi's new power wheels. I feel terrible because we didn't get any photos of Caiden and Kelin...but they were MIA pretty much the whole party. You know how boys are!



Levi had a meltdown when everyone started singing happy birthday...too funny!! 




I can't believe Levi is already 2! Time goes by so fast. I'm so happy that he has such a loving and supportive family. Thank you all so much for coming to his party. We love you!!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Nothin' Like a Mud Puddle!

Sunday brought a bunch of rain, thunder, lightening, and even tornadoes to our area. Our driveway was full of puddles, and I couldn't resist letting Levi play in them. It was a complete mess, as one of his rain boots was missing and all he had were some snow boots. They weren't waterproof (why, I don't know?), and I dumped about a cup of muddy water out of each boot at the end of our puddle hopping. Oh well, it was fun anyway! Here are a few shots I took. 


Running to the puddles.





Checking out his boots.



Telling me that water splashed on his face. I love this one!






Taken right after he fell in the puddle.









Ha! By far, my favorite! He was a MESS!