Sunday, October 15, 2006

Our little IU cheerleader! Cozy…Rainy…Sunday AHHHHHH!  I needed this day to do NOTHING.  I’ve worked every weekend for the past month, I’ve had house guests on and off for 3 weeks now, and I am really worn down.  So, today, we relaxed…watched football…and took naps.  We even had a little “family jump on the bed […]

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Ramblings You know you’re a mom when you Google…Baby Poop smells like Vinegar!  I’m just saying…… I think it was the carrotts!  That diaper was RANCID!  Here’s some recent pics of Emily, or as my friend Chante calls her “Emkat”  It’s short for Emily Kathryn and quickly becoming Em’s new nickname! 

Sunday, September 24, 2006

So if you’re wondering where I’ve been lately?  I’ve been writing!!!!!!!!!!! If I want to teach Emily to go for her dreams and aim high, then I better lead by example. So, I am officially announcing I have finished my first book!  It’s a short inspirational book called The Gift.  It’s about all the gifts we receive […]

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Emily Crawls! Last night, Greg and I decided to really give Emily a chance to crawl.  She’s been rocking back and forth on her hands and knees…and ready to go.  With the video camera ready…she went for it!!!  She’ll almost 7 months old! Amanda

Friday, June 23, 2006

Sharathon 2006 OKAY I AM UPDATING!  More pictures coming!  We’re in the midst of our annual fundraiser at KSBJ!  Go to to help!   To help with all my extra shifts my parents are in town watching Emily.  Here’s a pic I snapped of my “manny”…that’s Grandpa holding Emily while she’s sleeping during Sharathon in […]

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Sleep, Glorious Sleep! SHE SLEPT THROUGH THE NIGHT!  I couldn’t believe it this morning!  My alarm went off at 6am…I woke up, stunned to confusion, and yelled GREG…SHE SLEPT THROUGH THE NIGHT!  I feel like a brand new woman…the old energetic Amanda is back!  For the first time in 2.5 months I have had a […]

Friday, April 21, 2006

Oh the Irony… Emily had her 2-month checkup at the doctor today and her first round of immunizations.  I was nervous going into this, so I asked Greg to come with us this morning.  Here’s how it went… I got up earlier then usual this morning to get Emily fed, bathed, dressed, etc. for her […]

Monday, April 17, 2006

Easter Reflections… We have BIG NEWS…stay tuned through today’s blog to find out! We’re tired girls today after a busy Easter weekend….Emily’s now down for a nap after already soiling through 3 outfits by 11:30am.  I can tell we’re having a “Monday”. I’m sipping hot tea and downloading our Easter pictures from my camera onto my […]

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Mother Bear I’ve always been an outdoorsy kind of gal.  Even before I could walk my Dad would take me hiking in the mountains with me on his back.  As I grew up he would always caution me about what to do in case I met a wild animal on the trail.  The most dangerous, […]

Monday, April 10, 2006

Emily and the Bluebonnets Emily touching Bluebonnets for the first time We drove out 290 on Saturday with friends to find Bluebonnets!  It’s a first for us.  We never got into this Texas Wildflower thing as midwesterners.  But, since were raising a first generation Texan now we just had to go….plus I wanted to dress […]