Wednesday, August 31, 2011

~Aug 31~

  • people watching

  • cake bites and cupcakes from Lorene at work

  • bleach

  • baby babble

  • my nightly bowl of Tillamook icecream

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

~Aug 30~

  • The homemade drink umbrella Brev put in my water today

  • The way Harper smiles with her eyes

  • Finally picking up my dry cleaning so I had something to wear today

  • Making lists

  • Watching Brev play soccer

Monday, August 29, 2011

~Aug 29~

  • Making it to sacrament (this one is for yesterday)

  • White t-shirts

  • Jimmy Johns hot peppers

  • A decent attempt at having a family night

  • $2.50 swimsuits at Target

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

~Aug 3~

  • Brev's home! Yay!

  • understanding

  • my babysitter kissing Harp's face off, can't blame her

  • Avril Lavigne's new album

  • Goop

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

~Aug 2~

  • Red Lobster lunch with Dad to celebrate his health

  • being busy

  • first BLTs with garden tomatoes

  • pj's

  • evening nap

~Aug 1~

  • Sloane's first day of preschool

  • Kristen's adorable flowers and headband she made for me

  • Char's homemade turkey soup

  • front porch chat with Kim

  • one day of work down

Sunday, July 31, 2011

~July 31~

  • rain

  • shrimp tacos

  • rosette bracelets

  • zucchini bread

  • white chocolate

Saturday, July 30, 2011

~July 30~

  • Harper's laugh

  • corn on the cob

  • cucumbers in vinegar

  • Friends with Benefits

  • cinnamon almonds

Friday, July 29, 2011

~July 29~

  • Brevan getting to Bearlake safe

  • relaxing morning

  • grocery shopping

  • babies falling asleep in my arms

  • watching a movie with my man

~July 28~

  • Putting Harper's crib up

  • Harp's 3 hour nap

  • toddler crushes

  • Brevan writing a book

  • Kissing the face off the cutest baby on the planet

~July 27~

  • Google

  • California Pizza Kitchen

  • Janie and Jack

  • front yard football

  • staying outside until dark

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

~July 20~

  • Ibuprofen

  • planking

  • Brev's soccer team off to a good start

  • summer ice cream runs

  • sleep

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

~July 19~

  • a good fitting t-shirt

  • cupcakes

  • finding a pair of dress pants for Brevan, seriously impossible

  • chatting with neighbors

  • tweezers

Thursday, July 14, 2011

~July 14~

  • sticking to my guns during Sloane's meltdown

  • Brevan's cautiousness

  • the Wii actually getting used

  • bathing Harper

  • holding Harper

~July 13~

  • Harper is a major snuggler

  • white chocolate

  • rosettes

  • lunch with my Dad

  • the boys enjoying the all star game with Jeff and Jaden

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

~July 12~

  • Brevan being impressed with his 6 pack and constantly talking about it and making me check it out

  • telling him if he wants to maintain his 6 pack he needs to eat healthier, so he ate lettuce

  • Brevan being big enough to put gas in my car(will be awesome in the winter)

  • Logging into his email account and reading them

  • tru dat

~July 11~

  • staying at work on lunch and avoiding the mall

  • my babysitters

  • being barefoot outside

  • borrowing my FIL's truck since Brandon's AC died

  • Brandon stopping me from eating too many mini cinnamon rolls

~July 10~

  • mini cinnamon rolls

  • Dirt Road Anthem

  • cough medicine

  • portable DVD players (even if Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is playing)

  • enjoying the in-laws

Saturday, July 9, 2011

~July 9~

  • camelbak water bottle

  • pedis with my lil sis

  • no makeup since Wednesday

  • eyedrops

  • summer livin

Friday, July 8, 2011

~July 8~

  • cottage cheese with tomatoes

  • relaxing summer evenings spent in the yard

  • watching my hubby chase a dragon fly around with Sloane's pink butterfly net

  • texting so I can send my hubby cute pics of Harper when he is downstairs

  • blogging in bed

~July 7~

  • being home with my kiddos

  • swimming at Char's

  • having a clean house (minus my bedroom)

  • canned chicken

  • clean garage

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

~July 6~

  • short work week and my work Friday

  • seeing a childhood friend

  • blueberries

  • baby drool

  • speaker phone

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

~July 5~

  • summer clearance sales

  • pie

  • Brevan home safe from Bearlake

  • lazy summer evening

  • rainbows

Monday, July 4, 2011

~July 4~

  • freedom

  • patriotism

  • a relaxing Independence Day

  • red, white, and blue

  • one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty, and justice for all

Sunday, July 3, 2011

~July 3~

  • flashlights

  • kissable baby cheeks

  • a super yummy new pork chop recipe

  • a hand-me-down nightgown Sloane thinks is a Rapunzel dress and insists on wearing it EVERYWHERE

  • this conversation:
    Addi (neighbor): That big box was our grand finale for our firework show last night.
    Sloane: We didn't do fireworks we didn't.
    Addi: I know. I was out here the whole time watching you not do fireworks.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

~July 2~

  • sleeping in the first time in 4 months

  • a fridge full of groceries

  • Guy Fieri's Carolina 6 marinade

  • eating dinner in the backyard

  • calming Harper down after Sloane sprayed her with the house

Friday, July 1, 2011

~July 1~

  • taffy

  • parades

  • shade

  • big wheels

  • watching my kids make sweet childhood memories....

    • Thursday, June 30, 2011

      ~June 30~

      • Sloane's love for rolly pollies

      • water

      • kiddie pools

      • vanilla shakes

      • flip flops

      Wednesday, June 29, 2011

      ~June 29~

      • chubby baby thighs

      • lace

      • sun reflector for my car windshield

      • crazy weather

      • Etsy inspiration

      Sunday, April 18, 2010

      ~April 18~

      • Naps

      • The front porch chat sessions begin

      • flip flops

      • The way Sloane says "cowboy"... so cute

      • The tissue pom-poms, and banner I am going to make for Sloane's birthday party

      Saturday, April 17, 2010

      ~April 17~

      • Another early soccer morning, and it was gorgeous
      • Baby legs... Sloane is almost 3 and still looks adorable in them
      • Hitting up Glover nursery for the first time this year... Love hanging out there
      • Planted some pansies, but not sure if I love pansies... just love the color
      • Sloane took a nap

      ~April 16~

      • Getting together with neighborhood friends... even though Sloane would rather hang out with the "big girls", she loves having the kids at her house :)
      • The sounds of spring baseball
      • Brevan playing awesome on third, and shortstop
      • Family movie night
      • Getting to bed early!

      ~April 15~

      • Deciding not to catch up on the days I have missed on this blog
      • SUNSHINE
      • Checking out a little Riverton High softball and baseball, and unexpectedly running into a ton of family
      • Marrying the best guy 4 years ago today!
      • Catching a movie

      Wednesday, April 7, 2010

      ~April 7~

      • Sloane actually cried for ME when Brandon picked her up from the sitter's
      • New Penelope flower
      • Stripe parties
      • The cutest castle Kim and I made tonight
      • Sunshine and blue skies

      Tuesday, April 6, 2010

      ~April 6~

      • Cookie dough
      • Chocolate in any form
      • Peach
      • My coat because it was so painfully cold today
      • Brandon's chile verde

      Monday, April 5, 2010

      ~April 5~

      • One work day down
      • Overalls
      • Keebler's new cream cheese filled cookies
      • Sloane being a Mommy's girl for five minutes when she was mad at Brandon
      • Brevan calling me on the phone

      Sunday, April 4, 2010

      ~April 4~

      • Staying in my robe until late afternoon
      • Did not step foot outside today... Can't remember the last time this happened
      • Having Mom and Dale over for dinner
      • Baths
      • Hope

      Saturday, April 3, 2010

      ~April 3~

      • Traditions
      • Hard boiled eggs
      • Finding some buttons I have been searching for... Found them in Orem after no luck in SL County
      • Seeing my Mom and Dale!!!
      • AND their new motor home

      Friday, April 2, 2010

      ~April 2~

      • A fun day with Missy and Carol
      • Brevan didn't complain today!!
      • Ibuprofen
      • Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
      • New tires

      Thursday, April 1, 2010

      ~April 1~

      • Starting up my daily gratitude journal again :)
      • Syd changing Sloane's diaper for me
      • The way Sloane says delicious, gorgeous, and beautiful all the time to describe things
      • Reese's peanut butter cups. I am completely addicted which is weird because I have never liked them before.. Just realized I put this down in Feb... Can't believe I have been eating them almost everyday since then.. hahaha
      • How well my Sissy Sloane flowers are selling

      Friday, February 12, 2010

      Miss me?

      I'll be back, I just need a break. In the meantime, check these out....

      Thursday, February 4, 2010

      ~Feb 4~

      • Nice day with the kiddos
      • Reeses peanut butter cups. Normally don't like them, but for some reason I am addicted lately
      • Hard boiled eggs
      • Brevan reading to Sloane two nights in a row
      • The book I am reading(actually listening to) is so powerful... The Help, by Katheryn Stockett

      ~Feb 3~

      • Valerie Loves Me, Material Issue
      • Tik Tok, Ke$ha
      • Don't Stop Believin, Journey
      • Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac
      • Lost Without You, Robin Thicke

      Tuesday, February 2, 2010

      ~Feb 2~

      • Found the shoes and sweater to go with Sloane's Easter dress
      • A good laugh
      • Warmth
      • Deidre's help
      • My Dad taking Brev to the BYU game

      Monday, February 1, 2010

      ~Feb 1~

      • January is over... I think it is a depressing month
      • Sold a couple more flowers today, thanks Deeds
      • Tomatillo Salsa
      • My new purse from Aldo, and it was on sale
      • Staying away from the mall for one month!!!

      Sunday, January 31, 2010

      ~Jan 31~

      • Kim and Jared letting us borrow their ladder, again!
      • Getting Christmas lights down
      • Valentine's candy
      • Brandon finally satisfying his sushi fix he has been having for awhile.... Unfortunately it was from Harmons! HAHAHAHAHAHA
      • Laundry is all washed

      ~Jan 30~

      • Cherry lemonade
      • Riding carousel with Sloane, she was so excited
      • Date night... Even though it was for a work party
      • Leaving Sloane with one of her favorite people, Syd
      • MAJOR compliments on my flowers!

      Friday, January 29, 2010

      ~Jan 29~

      • Brevan has finally figured out heel to toe edge
      • Sloane's bossy-ness, I love how strong of a personality she has
      • Books on cd
      • Hanging out with Fawn and Les, I really think I am soul mates with all my friend
      • When in Rome, the scene in the dark is funnier than funny

      Thursday, January 28, 2010

      ~Jan 28~

      • Finally got Cole's hair cut
      • Having a good idea
      • Heart to heart with Deeds
      • Book club
      • Hoping I can be in bed asleep in 15 minutes :)

      ~Jan 27~

      • Patty's Carrot cake
      • Kathie's Brownies
      • American Idol
      • Slippers
      • Knowing I don't have to get up and go to work

      ~Jan 26~

      • Loud music
      • Scissors
      • Bacon
      • Carol's stawberry jam
      • Sloane's fake laugh

      Monday, January 25, 2010

      ~Jan 25~

      • Coincidences
      • Deeds VM professing her love for me, made my day :)
      • Craisins in salads, can't get enough
      • Love when Syd sleeps over because, she entertains the kids so we have a night to ourselves
      • Being thought of

      Sunday, January 24, 2010

      ~Jan 24~

      • The way Sloane dances when she doesn't think anyone is watching
      • The people so willing to adopt Haitian orphans
      • Finally getting a hotel room reserved for the Utah Summer Games, I only had to search for over an hour... they are already booked!
      • So proud of the athletes representing USA in the upcoming Olympics. Can't wait!!!!!!
      • Yahtzee

      Saturday, January 23, 2010

      ~Jan 23~

      • My hair looks fabulous again
      • Positive feedback on my flowers, now lets hope they sell
      • Brev played AWESOME in his futsal game today, sad I missed it
      • Costco hot dogs, I know weird
      • Mirrored dressers, I want one

      Friday, January 22, 2010

      ~Jan 22~

      • We went to meet Sloane's preschool teacher, and she had to wear a backpack, so cute
      • Maverik nachos
      • My parents picked up their new motorhome today, and it is oh so nice
      • Buttons
      • A crafty day

      Thursday, January 21, 2010

      ~Jan 21~

      • Getting teeth cleaned
      • Having a couple hours completely to myself, thanks Char
      • Brevan received a 98 on his oral presentation on Houdini, and he was so proud of himself
      • Reeses peanut butter cups
      • I made dinner!!!!

      Wednesday, January 20, 2010

      ~Jan 20~

      • Underestimating Brev's presentation skills
      • Finally finding the V-day heart candy that taste like pepto, love them
      • Sloane gives the best kisses on the planet
      • Old sweatshirts
      • Feeling like I am right were I should be

      Tuesday, January 19, 2010

      ~Jan 19~

      • Leftovers that are better than the first time
      • Getting Brev's book report finished
      • Pretzels
      • Good health
      • My siblings, I am so lucky to have the family I do. They are all so awesome in their own way

      Lame things:

      • Just found out my precious little nephew that was born New Years Eve has CF like his older brother :(
      • Why can't life be fair?
      • Neil thinking he could check Brev out of school because Brev was crying and wanted to go with Neil to his first wrestling match (he coaches)
      • Liars
      • The lack of snacks in my house right now... boo

      Monday, January 18, 2010

      ~Jan 18~

      Some days it is hard to find something new that I haven't already mentioned. I know I constantly have new things to be grateful for, but what I am saying is, I am just not creative or have the energy to remember all the preciousness I experience daily. So, every once in awhile I am just going to post some of my favorite old/new/in~between music. Music has gotten me through many days.
      • Temporary Home, Carrie Underwood
      • Haven't Met You Yet, Michael Buble
      • Samson, Regina Spektor
      • Empire State of Mind, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys (seriously has almost wore out my ipod)
      • Need You Now, Lady Antebellum (can't wait until this cd drops at the end of this month)
      • BONUS: Hey, Soul Sister, Train

      Sunday, January 17, 2010

      ~Jan 17~

      • Brevan thinking he is funny.... He stuffed Teddy Grahams in his scripture bag, and said he was stocking up on his food storage
      • Homemade pumpkin chocolate chip cookies from the Selman's
      • Finally getting to see Kim and Addi, and I loved that Addi didn't want to go home. I may have to steal her method of laying down on the floor near the door, like we would just leave or forget about her? I wonder how far I would get, but it is worth a shot
      • My house was actually warm tonight, I wonder why Brandon didn't complain

      Saturday, January 16, 2010

      ~Jan 16~

      • Brevan's first futsal game, he was so excited
      • Potato logs dipped in ranch
      • Brandon dusting the entire house
      • Text pics
      • The beauty within

      Friday, January 15, 2010

      ~Jan 15~

      • After a hellacious day, and many soggy clothes, Sloane finally went in the potty!
      • She made Brandon, Brev, and I sing "Sloane's a big girl" while dancing and clapping, over and over
      • Before her big accomplishment, Sloane was trying so hard to figure it all out. I am so proud of her for this
      • Queso dip
      • Rocking out right now with the headphones on to a little MJ.... People always told me be careful what you do, don't go around breaking young girls hearts....... She just a girl who thinks I am the one, but the kid is not my son....

      ~Jan 14~

      • Knocked out 4 Dr. appts between me and my kids, nice to get them out of the way
      • Hanging out with Deidre at HL, we really are a great team
      • Grey's and PP are back!!
      • Being Leslee's phone call
      • Mattress liners.... Sloane had an "accident" in my bed because she insisted on wearing her new "big girl" undies

      ~Jan 13~

      • My job
      • Tina Turner
      • A hole in the wall Mexican restaurant with great tamales, just not sure if I dare go back
      • I have been counting down the days/hours/minutes until Modern Family was on, and it did not disappoint! So funny!
      • Relaxing with a 5 day weekend ahead of me

      Tuesday, January 12, 2010

      ~Jan 12~

      • Buttons
      • Brevan eating dinner without complaining... I can't remember the last time this happened
      • TV trays
      • Cole's snuggles
      • Telling Brandon I didn't want anything from the store, then he still brings me a candy bar. :) Truth is, I would have been totally disappointed had he not got me anything, even though I said I didn't want anything(yes, I am difficult like that)

      Monday, January 11, 2010

      ~Jan 11~

      • When looking straight up this morning, I actually saw blue sky
      • Being reminded of summer while listening to Natasha Bedingfield, oh summer how I ache for you
      • The new Miller Lite commercials, I LOL every time
      • PBJ's
      • Fabric flowers... I am addicted

      ~Jan 10~

      • Getting in a creative groove
      • PJ's
      • Annie
      • Tissue
      • Heath bar

      Saturday, January 9, 2010

      ~Jan 9~

      • My new coffee table
      • Chandelier looks fabulous hanging in my bedroom!
      • Zicam
      • Chocolate syrup
      • The John Mayer song that is playing right now... Heartbreak Warfare

      ~Jan 8~

      • Realizing how much I miss my primary kids
      • Sugar cookies
      • Red hots
      • Feeling of acceptance
      • Sloane found a dress she "needed" at Target, so of course I had to buy it because I know how it is when one "needs" a cute dress

      ~Jan 7~

      • Humor
      • Finally finishing my bookclub book The Little Stranger... Very odd
      • Jalapenos
      • Staying home all day
      • FINALLY taking the rest of my Christmas junk down

      Wednesday, January 6, 2010

      ~Jan 6~

      • Another adorable flower Missy made for Sloane. I am loving all the new ideas!
      • Sloane finally getting a haircut, didn't realize how bad she needed it
      • Journey
      • Safety pins
      • One of the funniest Modern Family episodes to date

      ~Jan 5~

      • Finally starting to get into my book club book
      • Adorable flower Melanie made for me
      • Clear skin
      • Fingernail clippers
      • Bandaids

      Monday, January 4, 2010

      ~Jan 4~

      • Brevan's new book... He gets on these kicks and writes weird little stories that make no sense, but he thinks they are the funniest little thing ever
      • Leftover enchiladas
      • Finally getting Brev's book report done after major procrastination
      • Still have oodles of candy from the holidays
      • The Conveyor Belt of Love

      Lame things:

      • Haven't started my New Years resolution yet
      • One of my Christmas tree's is still up
      • Receiving vehicle registration renewal request (say that 5 times)
      • Sloane's screaming. Why do little girls have to do that????
      • A super busy January

      Sunday, January 3, 2010

      ~Jan 3~

      • 11:00 church
      • Accidentally taking a nap
      • Making a dent in my book for bookclub
      • My shows are back on
      • Brev goes back to school tomorrow, yay!

      Saturday, January 2, 2010

      ~Jan 2~

      • Sincerity
      • Frog eye salad
      • Brevan's charm
      • Sloane saying "looka dis!"(look at this) and then doing something so simple, yet it is a huge accomplishment for her, ie., walking bull legged while whipping her hair. HAHAHAHA
      • Candy cane hot chocolate