Monday, September 1, 2014

Out with the Old, In with the New!

So long Blogspot! I'm off to WordPress.

Head on over to

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Be back soon

Hey there...haven't posted in a while, I know. Let's just say the site is "under construction" for now until I get some things accomplished. I'll be back, blogging with a vigor come Sept. 1!
See you then!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

4th of July

On the 4th, Brad and I had a little get together at our house with our families. Brad and his dad smoked some delicious pork and ribs. That evening we shot off some fireworks and visited. It was a wonderful afternoon and I can't wait till the next 4th of July.
Next year though Brad, Jack, and I are going to try and remember to go to the Greenwood 4th of July festival in the town square. Greenwood always does big festivals around holidays. One of the many reasons I love living in Greenwood.

(Mi Familia)

(All the kiddos)


(Watching the "snake" get bigger)

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

9 Months!

Happy 9 months of life out of mamma's tummy Jack!

I love you with every fiber in me. Your constant happy mood and love fill my days with joy! And sometimes you even get me tickled with the funny faces you make. Here in 3 months you'll get to have your very first birthday party! I've already got a Pinterest board started with ideas! Your papa and I love you so much!!!!

Little Facts About Jack

1) He is working on his 6th tooth!
2) He has discovered our stairs so now I definitely have to go buy baby gates. (I've been procrastinating)
3) When he is very tired he gets SUPER cuddly. And I love every minute of it.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

A Better Wife

This topic has been gnawing in my mind for the past few days. I didn't want to write all this down at first, mainly because I didn't want it to be public online. But I'm just gonna say it and try harder.

I need to be a better wife.

There are so many points I could make about myself that I would go past the word limit for a blog post. (I don't think they have a limit, so that's saying something). But I don't want to wine and have a pity party for myself. I'm going to make some points, write some comments, and move on from there.

1) I need to not be lazy. I'm telling you ladies, you would be amazed at what I don't get done. I know I could have worse offences, but this is a big one for me. I've struggled with laziness for a long time.

2) I need to budget better. Hubs and I got into this bad habit working in WV. Since both of us were receiving a nice pay check and very few bills, we kinda had it made. If we wanted something (reasonably priced) we just got it. We did put money back though and had a good stockpile (thank goodness). But we also gave ourselves nice allowances to buy whatever. Well we don't work there only one paycheck coming we are not making nearly as much as before. But the habit has somewhat remained. I'm not saying we are careless now, and blow money out the door like it was nothing. But for example...and this is hard for me to admit because I'm so ashamed of it now...I would go to the grocery store, put in my cart whatever I fancied, and not even look at the prices. When I'd check out, I'd just pay whatever the tab was and not think a single thing about it. I will still slip into doing this and surprise myself at checkout wondering how that happened. But I have gotten better at actually checking/comparing prices and even sometimes will go through my cart right before I head to checkout and take out anything I really don't need.

3) I need to keep a better home. For the reason why I need to work on this see point #1.

4) I need to make sure I give Hubs ample amounts of my attention and time. Having Jack has focused all my attention on him. And I do need to give him lots of attention, but I don't need to move Hubs to the back burner. I need to make sure that he still feels like he's my number one.

5) I need to cook more for Hubs. (Point #1)

Alright, my points are made, now I just need to fix them.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Late Report

Here's my "It was supposed to be Sunday but I forgot so here it is Monday" report.

I did well in my diligence to work out. Missed only 1 day. Well...technically 2 because I didn't work out today. So maybe I'm not doing so well.

We had a cookout at our house this evening for Memorial Day.  Hot dogs and hamburgers galore. Yum Yum!

My son has 4 months to go before he is a year old! I can't believe it! Time passes way, WAY too fast. (Although, if you look at it as though we still have the whole summer to go through before it happens, that helps.)

It's 12:07 AM...I'm going to bed. Here are some photos. Night.
(Jack being silly)

(He's so handsome)

(Again...being silly)

(Our little family)

(Riding in a helicopter for my birthday)

Monday, May 19, 2014

Healthy Regimen

I know, I know! It has been FOREVER since I last posted. Sadly to say I don't have a good excuse as too why.

For a while I've been in a "blah" mood. I've gained some weight and I don't like it. (I know some of you are saying that I don't even need to worry about it) but still. I know I'm not Fat, but for me this is the heaviest I've been without being pregnant. And it doesn't help that I gained it by eating a tub of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream every week and a half. I inhaled that stuff!
   And I haven't been keeping up with my 3 month resolution of being "productive". Just call me Sluggish Sarah.

So here we are at a fresh new week for a fresh new start. I've stopped buying ice cream....which is killing me...and I'm starting to work out again. Yesterday I worked out a little bit with my sisters, Rachel and Rebekah, and I am feeling the soreness today. That soreness is what is motivating me to start again. I'm going to be starting the "Bikini Body Mommy" 90 Day Challenge 2.0. Her workouts are on YouTube if you want to check them out. You workout 6 days and rest 1 day. On my day off I'll post how that week went and if I did it every day. (That way I'll have some accountability). I'm not going to necessarily diet, but I'll just have a healthy eating regimen to go along with it.

Here we go...Week 1, Day 1 of workout starting now!

..... right after I feed Jack and throw in a load of laundry.....