Friday, September 18, 2009

One year old!!!!!!

I can't believe that one year ago today Ian was brought into this world! He has changed our life forever! He is the light of our life. He is constantly amazing us! I love you Ian!

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Yard work...

I have never really been into doing yard work. In fact I am pretty lazy when it comes to taking care of our yard. Of course last summer I was on bed rest so I had a good excuse for not going out and working on the yard. This summer I had a "new" baby so that worked pretty good as an excuse for a while.

I like to be needed. I like to take care of my husband and my son. Cooking dinner and changing diapers is my job and I love it! With that being said, I also like to have a break. I like to be close enough to home that if I am desperately needed I can come quick but far enough away that I can have some time too myself. Here is where the yard works comes into play.

It started with mowing the lawn. It is easy enough to do and doesn't take too long, but is enough time away from hearing an upset baby whimper because I can't hold him. I also enjoy the small work out that I get from mowing. It has become oddly enjoyable to me.

Last Monday (Labor Day) Justin and I worked in the yard together. This too was enjoyable. We set Ian out on a blanket and put up his "play area" gate and got to it. I worked on the over crowded flower garden, which should really at that time be called a weed/tree garden. It was so bad that by the time I was finished working outside I only had half the garden cleared! Today I finished clearing out the trees and weeds that had found there way into our small garden. I was so excited about the accomplishment that I asked Justin if we could go look for some flowers to put in it.

After a good lunch at Chick-fil-a and a trip to Mardel, which I bought two Lori Wick books. If you haven't read her books you need to, they are SO good. Ok, back to the yard. We ended up getting some plants called Lilyturf. I even planted them this afternoon! I enjoyed it so much. Who would have thought that a lazy women like me would end up enjoying yard work? Not I, I say, not I!

Before (we didn't really get a good before picture, but picture this all around the tree and that is what I was dealing with).

After! Looks amazing right? Well don't answer that if you think it looks bad ;)

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Needing to post

I know I have said this many times, but I do my best thinking at night, while in bed. I hate it thought because now I when I have the computer in front of me I can't think of the great words that I wanted to share with y'all.

With that being said, I just needed to post something. I am dying for some chocolate right now. I guess my Arby's dinner didn't satisfy me as much as I wanted it too. Ian is in bed and Justin is at Walgreen's (actually he just walked in!). I don't do good being alone and hungry.

I recently red a blog about how great it is to live in America because of all of the freedoms that we have. It is so true! We are so blessed to be in such an amazing country. Thanks to all of our service men and women who fight for our freedom.

Yay, I just took some medicine. I have bronchitis and have been waiting for this medicine for a while now. I am bummed though because I don't get to go to Bible Study tomorrow. :(

Ok, I suppose I am done rambling about nothing. Please pray that I feel better and that Ian doesn't get sick, or Justin for that matter. We have family coming in next week for his birthday!!! Can you believe I will have a one year old? So crazy!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

busy bee...

So much has been going on in our life as of lately. I have been so, let me type that as SO busy this week. It has for sure made the week go by faster though. Which is good since I am having a date with the hottest man in the world on Friday!

Let's see on Monday we went to the zoo with our friend Liesl (affectionately known as Aunt Liesl to Ian). Then we had lunch at Johnnies. It is hard to believe that Liesl has lived her for 3 years and had never been to Johnnies! She said she liked it and I hope she did. I know I did!

Ian and "Aunt" Liesl

Ian and mommy looking at the ducks.

Liesl eating a Johnnies #9 jr burger for the first time!

Tuesday our lapsit time at the Edmond Library started back up! I love this time. And now that Ian is able to really crawl around and play with toys it was even more enjoyable. He did have a hard time sitting still during the book, but overall he did great!

Wednesday I started a Bible study at church! It is called Me, Myself and Lies, by Jennifer Rothschild. I am really looking forward to getting into this study. In fact I think when Ian takes his nap today I will dive in! After Bible study we had our weekly lunch with Justin. This has been nice being able to see him during the week for lunch. I think Ian really likes it too. When I mention we are going to have lunch with daddy, he smiles really big!

Wednesday night we went to church and this was my first time to be able to sit and enjoy the service. I am usually working the book store, so it was a nice change.

Finally Thursday is here and I have nothing but house work to do! Which is actually kind of nice. Usually I like to get out of the house as much as possible, but since we have been so busy it is nice to have a day at home.

Tomorrow I am going on a date with the hubs (thanks to Lindsey for baby sitting). I am very much looking forward to an evening out!

Well I guess that is about it. Sorry for being so bad at posting lately. I still love my blog, I just am not as addicted to it these days. :)