Wednesday, September 30, 2009

right now:

  • I’m having a love/hate relationship with my bod.  Stupid beforethattimeofthe month bloaty feeling and feeling like all I want is chinese food. Damn it. Guess what I’m doing this morning? Running ‘til I feel the sweat drip from my forehead {ew} and eating a whole wheat english moofin with peanut butter. TAKE THAT FLABBY TUMMY!
  • really live writer?! I’m talking about food. take your red squiggle line and shove it.
  • Why is that? Why are women so body conscious? Why cant we all just be happy!? So what if I want to eat 453 oreos and 21 hot wings and a mint chocolate milk shake. Lord, the day that pigs fly will be the day I believe my husband when he tells me I’m beautiful. Why is that!? He is my husband. He wouldn’t lie to me. He tells me when my fashion ideas are bananas, and when I have on too much makeup. I believe him. Sometimes I change {sometimes not, he really doesn’t know anything about fashion} and I’ll lighten up the eyeliner. But the second he tells me I’m beautiful. I just nit pick until I cant take it anymore. Heavens to betsy. {lord, i just got southern.}
  • Speaking of, I'm back to 140lbs! I haven’t weighed that much since I was 6 months pregnant with Liv.
  • I’m going to stop “trying” to get pregnant. I’m just going to get pregnant whenever the good Lord thinks it’s time. All this trying is making my eye twitch and leads to me on the bathroom floor crying because 2 little lines didn’t show up on the pee stick. IM CRYING OVER A PEE STICK!?
  • I promise, I haven’t lost it.
  • I started an art journal. It feels reeeally good to get all my thoughts and drawing on a piece of paper. I’m no where near an artist. But I really really love it. Maybe when I get cahounis? cahonis? cahonas? {maybe I shouldn’t say it if I cant spell it? you know, balls?} I will post some pictures. Of my art. Not that other thing.
  • We do hulu for TV, since we go to bed so early or I'm working. We are finally up to date on House, Modern Family, and The Office. I love them both. Especially House. He is so sexy. Jim too. Lord, I would love to pull him in for a kiss by that tie.. 
  • We bought a guinea pig. This is what happens when Mike and I are lonely. He is freaking adorable. We bought him for “Olivia” and we had to buy everything! WTF! Why is pet supplies so expensive? I mean really!? 4 dollars for a bowl? We bought him from the pet store. I guess, that’s bad? Where else am I suppose to pick up a guinea pig?! the wild. no thanks! Luckily, the breeder was on hand, she was a little whack. Like, she loved her animals too much? He has cowlicks everywhere! He is 6 weeks old. I wanna noozle him! He wont let me… yet :) His name is Bernie. {In memory of Bernie Mac. I kid you not. Thanks hubby!} I was going to name it Penelope if it was a girl.DSCF1329
  • So, why is it that when Olivia is gone, the house is a STILL a disaster? I woke up this morning and there was a caesar salad bowl on the floor of the living room?? The couches have hang up clothes everywhere on them. There are 3 purses that need to be condensed into one. Pens are everywhere! I’m a better Mom & Wife when Olivia is home.
  • I miss little things about her. Like no baby bowls, spoons and cups in the dishwasher. No morning wake up call and kisses. No one to play with when I’m bored. It’s too quiet. No more munching on chicken nuggets because we she is hungry. No constant chatter. 2 more days! *sigh*
  • This is what I get for complaining that my to-do list is too long and I don’t have any time. Now if I don't get anything done, I’m really a bum and Olivia cant be my excuse! :(
  • I have a sewing pile the size of Rainer!
  • Why is it that I’m not productive when Mike is home? Like this morning, I will get 453 things done. I could of done them when Mike had the days off too. But I just sat on the couch and watched TV and movies with him, in my pjs! No wonder I’m resembling a beluga

I hope you enjoyed the bullets as much I did! :)

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Week without Liv-Day 2

DSCF1325 Yup, we have no kids to watch. This is how we spend our time together. blogging. x-box.

DSCF1224 It was 40 degrees!! I busted out my puffy vests. AND I was having a good hair day. No one could stop me!


We went for a hike to the Falls. It’s our spot. You have to cross a cliff, we usually don’t talk Olivia. We wouldn’t want our baby girl to fall down the cliff! :( So we went, it was a beautiful day. The leaves were changing colors. It was a little warm.

It was perfect.

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first day of school pose?


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We found a crawdad!! I picked him up!!! {that’s amazing all in it's own.} I pinched him. HA!

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I couldn’t wrap my arms around this tree, it was so big.


He makes the tree look good :)


LOVE these colors.


DSCF1259 No, you don’t make these faces when you are tired of walking?


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3 Miles in my sneakers. It wore Mike and I out. Can only imagine if Olivia went with us and we had to backpack her in.. I would probably have to backpack Mike out too :)

I love you.


“We can always look back at what we did
All these memories of you and me baby
But right now it's you and me forever”

Monday, September 28, 2009


Saturday afternoon, we let Grandma Nancy take Olivia for a week. I cant even explain how much I miss her sweet little face. It is too quiet in the house. There are no little feet running in the kitchen. No more gibberish coming from her bedroom as she reads books to herself. I miss her coming up to me and giving me sweet hugs and kisses for no apparent reason. I just miss my Bug :(

She will be home soon enough. I know Mike and I are suppose to enjoy our time alone. We have been. Yesterday we were sooo lazy all day! It was really nice. We didn’t even get dressed til 4pm! We watching the Seahawks screw up the game against the the bears. BAH!


We decided we needed to eat something and headed to our favorite Chinese restaurant. You know, the place where they know your name? And you did your reception food at?? That place. It’s always delicious. We always order the same thing. This time, we asked to customize it and of course, they let us. We are like family!

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Good fortune my ass!

I forgot about the lo-mien in my purse! It leaked. Now my whole purse, phone, gum, sunglasses smells like Golden Dragon. EFF!


She is so cute! :( I miss her.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Over the Hill??

Mike turned 30 yesterday!!! Happy Birthday Baby! We spent the day making cake and enjoying good friends and family. It really was a blast! Susan came over and helped me out with my crazy idea for a cake. And to be my anti-stress :) Have I mentioned how much I love her?!?

He may be 30, but I really really love planning parties. Like, a LOT! I start months beforehand and get everything ready that I need. I feel like this year, I was a lot more busy. But, everything was executed perfectly! This years theme was Mad Science! He is a big geek, which I love, so this was a blast to plan. By the way, science decorations are few and far between. I really had to be creative.

I got the idea for the cake from the Family Fun website. I was originally going to just to a two tiered cake with flasks and beakers bubbling on top. But, I have always have to do more than I think I can handle! ALWAYS!  I did a chocolate cake with funfetti (Susan’s and I’s favorite) legs. I made fondant out of MMF. The fondant is SO easy!  I kinda sketched my own frog design and just went with it. The toes were the WORST part. But they turned out great! I would of done a batch and half of fondant next time.. just to have enough! :)

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Mike was pretty excited about it! :)

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I had to Google the frogs insides. I didn’t know where they went. I never did the dissection. I thought it was cruel. They are all made out of brachs candy some how.

heart. lungs. liver. intestines. stomach. bladder. various other parts :)

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The table. I found beakers on Oriental Trading and I stamped my own plates with foamy stamps from OT. I bought candies like nerds, smarties, gummy works and bugs.

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The cake was delicious! :)

Friday, September 25, 2009

busy bee :)


Yesterday, the house was disaster! I spent all morning cleaning up the bedroom side of the house and the living room. I’m still not done. I had a huuuge trash bag of goodwill donations and I still have our room, the dining room, my scrap/craft area and laundry to do. Ugh! It never ends.

Fall in Ellensburg is slowly creeping in. Even though it was 88 yesterday. The pumpkin are out at Fred Meyers. I couldn’t help but plop Olivia down on some in her cute new outfit and take a couple pictures. Too bad she never looks at the camera anymore.. she almost looks sad. Look at those lips!

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I found these horns. I thought they were pretty fitting for this stage in her life. Her favorite word is No. but you cant tell her no without her whining and giving you the lip. It’s very frustrating.


Mike and I got wax lips! They were our favorites as kids. But I don't really know why. They are kind of gross.

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Ellensburg opened a new walking trail yesterday. It goes under I-90 and all the way to the rotary park. It’s a very nice trail and would even be good to run on. It’s completely paved, so it was nice to take the stroller. We ended up at the West Ellensburg Park for a little slide time.

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It wouldn’t be Ellensburg without some kind of wind!

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We LOVE the wind…

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To the left of us.. that is I-90!


Why is my hubby driving with no shirt?! Because he got stung in the nipple by a bee! A bee flew into the car window and hit his neck first, then it fell into pocket and stung him. I thought was just being a baby, because I couldn’t find anything that would of stung him in his shirt. Then I looked in his pocket and sure enough, there was a big bee! He didn’t leave his stinger, thankfully. It was pretty funny. I think I laughed all the way home. Poor baby :)

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My favorite shot of the whole day.


Today I’m going to be busy busy! My mother in law will be here in 4 hours (you know what that means!) and I have to get ready for Mike’s birthday tomorrow! I still need too :

  1. Bake a cake, freeze it for decorating tomorrow
  2. Clean up the dining room/scrap room
  3. Take a shower.. sometime today
  4. Call my eye doctor
  5. Clean our bedroom
  6. Get the laundry done and out on the line
  7. Be awake enough to work 3:30-midnight tonight..
  8. Look over my food/drink list..
  9. Realize I forgot something, pick up everything after work.

I need a nap :(