Friday, November 30, 2007

Thank Goddness.

I am so glad it is the weekend... It has been along week with all my sick little ones.. I am going to brake out of this house tonight and have some fun!!! Not sure what kinda fun!!! I just need to refill my cup I am pretty sure it is close to empty.. I did not make it to the scrap book store yesterday so I will just have to go today .. I am so excited to go see all the pretty papers and rubons and all the yummy stuff that's in the scrapbook store.. It makes me giggle in anticipation just thinking about going. Ok so I am just a little bit of a dork... Hey we don't have Ross Or Target hey or any fun stores here . So the scrapbook store is what gives me my shopping fix...

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Cabin Fever

I have had sick kids for 2 weeks now... I have not left the house but to take them to the DR or to get milk and medicine... Yesterday I thought things were turning around and Boom I get home from Youth night at church and Robbie is puking I thought you got to be kidding me. I was up all night cleaning up puke and giving Meds rubbing legs... I just wish all the bugs will go away and my kids will heal. I have not seen the inside of a scrap book store in weeks. I am starting to have withdraws... I think I will go tonight when Kadie gets home from school.

The good thing is I have been getting some scraping done... It's been a great way to relive the stress of taking care of my sick monkeys...

I hope every ones kids are doing well.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

A Blast from the past ....

When I was a little girl When ever I went to Wyoming to see My Grandma and Grandpa Pete the first thing we would do was go to DQ and my Grandpa would say to the clerk one Jenny special please. I remember the clerk would make a big deal out of taking the white frozen circle and dipping it twice in the pink sauce. I remember my mouth watering and my eyes must have been big with anticipation just waiting to bite in to the yummy cherry vanilla treat. Dilly Bars were at least 3times the size they are now so it would take me 2 days to eat one.... I just love that memory the funny thing is I never lived by a DQ growing up so it was not until I was an adult and married with kids did I know a Dilly Bar was a Dilly Bar and not a Jenny special..
So what was you favirote treat when you were little? Can't wait to here about them...

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

A Good Day Yesterday...

I took lots of brakes yesterday while trying to get my house decorated for this holiday season.. Well brakes from decorating I was still busy all day long... I manged to get 2 Layouts done 6 bracelets made and helped a friend make a necklace . Plus lets not forget all my responsibilities of being a mom of 7 busy kids... Needless to say i was so stinking tiered last night. Before anybody else ask no my house is still not all the way decorated. I have no clue yet if I will finish or not we will just have to see.
This is the second LO I created yeasterday... I loved howsimple it looks Leaving whitespace is kinda fun...

In the mist of all my craziness yesterday I got a package from the Rob The Reindeer Game I played on I love every thing I got it was so much fun playing the game. I also found out I won The Thankful challenge lets just say I was doing the happy dance all evening. I just love that website A Million Memories it's like no other online community I have ever belonged to everyday when I log on I feel like i am spending time with my family. I love the girls there...

The yummy cute goddies I got from Amy from The Rob The ReinDeer game.. I love them so muchI cant wait to start creating. Thanks Amy...

Well I am of To see what I can get done today..

Monday, November 26, 2007

Decorating Woes...

I am taking a break from Christmas decorating.. I just need to face it I have way too much stuff . Then in my next breath I say I could use this and I need that . Lets just face it I am just crazy....
So far I have three of my 4 trees up and decorated. I still need to put up garland and my village my carolers and all my Santa's. Oh and the stockings and the weather andddddddd. I have so much more to do....
Plus I would like to get some scrapping done today ... Well lats see what else I can get done.

Maybe I should just go shopping and hide from all the stuff I need to do.. Wait I cant do that we spent all our money on Black Friday.... Uggg .

I guess I will just have to get my but in gear and finish all the work I need to do.
Anyone want to come and hep.. More hands make light work... Anyone please I will make you a bracelet..
Speaking of bracelets I still need some of your addresses. Please get them to me so I can send them out and I hope those of you that I have sent or given you your bracelets like them..

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Thanksgiving , Shoping and G-Mans Birthday..

The last couple days have been crazy but Fun... Dale made a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner .. I am so impressed with his cooking skills .. He made a wonderful butternut squash soup and his dressing was to die for.. Yes I did contribute to the dinner I made the rolls and the Broccoli salad, pistachio salad and a yummy sweet potato souffle... We had such a blast.. Dale invited 2 couples from work They said they had fun I hope they did..

The lovely Thanksgiving table filled with its bountiful harvest just waiting to be plundered.
The only pix I got with Kadie and Shell all day they kept hiding.. Typical Teenagers..

Ben He wanted me to take some pix of him and the pretty yummy cake!!!!!!
Dale, Mylissa, Garrett, and Ben trying figure out how to cut the yummy Pretty cake...

Yesterday we got up at 3am drove in to town and shopped until we dropped... We got some really great deals and now all our Christmas shopping done... I am so happy to be done Now we can just enjoy the Holiday season....

Today was Garrets 9th Birthday I can't believe he is so old ... My sweet little boy..
Kadie and our neighbor Ruth made an amazing Dinosaur cake... We took him out to DQ for lunch and then we did some shopping.. He spent some of the birthday money from his Grandma and Grandpa Wilderness. He got some fun gifts from me and his Dad... All and All I think he had a pretty good day...

Garret and his totally Awesome cake and his silly older Bother Robbie trying to still the show!!!

The totaly Awesome Cake that Kadie and Ruth made I am so impressed with there talent...

You gotta give Robbie an A for effort He cracks me up he wanted to make sure he was in every picture..

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Here are some things I have been working on..

This Lo is of the Kids at Easter they were being big bratz when it came to getting a picture..
Snowflake Christmas card I made

I loved these pix of the boys.

Madeline and Her snow baby. I just love this LO I think it turned out good.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The death of an Oven....

Sadly our oven died the other day .(A moment of silence please to say thanks for it's year of service to our family.)

Alright time to move on ... So Saturday we found a sweet awesome deal on a replacement oven..

It's original price was 1149.. Because there was a slight dent on the stove they marked it down to 319.11 .... We were so excited ... Let me just say it looks marvelous in my Kitchen, we also got a matching above range microwave for a good deal as well . Thanks to my DH's Haggling skills.

So Thanksgiving will be so nice cooking diner on my new Range...

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Bargain of the week...

I went into town yesterday with Dale and the boys to look for a new stove and to get a few things for Thanksgiving. When we went into Michele's we saw that all the hand made flower arrangements were on sale 80% off witch is a great deal b/c if you ever looked at the price on those suckers they are expensive. I saw a few I liked in I decided i would pick one out when we left so we went in shopping and found really great stocking suffers in the dollar spot lots of cute Disney stuff we filled our carts with all the great bargains and when we went to the check out I spotted this great flower arrangement I looked at the price and it was originally 180.oo I thought wow the girl at the check said do you really want it I said I would love it she said OK I will give it to you for 90% so that made the arrangement 18. dollars. Needless to say I was thrilled..

Now that was not our only Bargain we got a stove as well at a really good bargain but you will have to wait until tomorrow when we get it to hear that storey.

Friday, November 16, 2007

Happy Birthday Crystal..

It is my big sisters Birthday That I love very much She is the best big sister any girl could ask for.. Happy Birthday !!!

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Drum roll please...........................

And the winner is... Everyone Because I love you all... I just love what everyone had to say so 13 of you responded and 13 of you will get bracelets.. I need to make most of them still so give me a week to get them out..
I will need every ones snail mail addresses.... So I can send them out...

Congrats girls!!!!

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

What are you Thankful for?

I was thinking sense this is the season of giving that I would give away one of the fun bracelets I make. one lucky person will get one all you have to do to be in the running to get one is leave a comment telling me 3 things you are Thankful for and Why.

So I will start

1. I am grateful for My hubby because he loves me no matter What I do or say.
2. I am grateful for my 8 kids they always make me laugh and they help me remember my purpose for being here on earth.
3. OK I have to do a silly one I am thankful for Fashion because I love to dress up and look smashing even if I am just going to the grocery store.

I can't wait to here what you all say.

Monday, November 12, 2007

17 reasons to be Thankful.

I did this Lay out for a challenge at one of my favorite scrapbook sites A Millionmemories.

The topic was What are you thankful for .

I am grateful for all my children As I always tell them I love you each the Best.

One of the greatest things I am grateful for is the 17 day the Lord aloud us to spend with our youngest son William. I thank my Heaveny Father every day for giving me those 17 days.
They were some of the best days of my life.
OK I am a blubbering mess so I am going to stop.

Great Deal at the thrift store.

Every one who knows me knows I love fashion. What I love more than fashion is finding a great bargain. The other day when I was at Bishops Attic (our local thrift store) I found this brand new sweater with the tags still on it. It is 100% silk. It was only 5 bucks so I thought what the hay I will buy it. Well when I put it on Sunday I was shocked at how good it looked on me. Hot pink is the Peterson girls color I think all of us look smashing in it. (Peterson is my maiden name) So I just thought I would share my happy news with everyone..

Sunday, November 11, 2007

I love a man in uniform...

Dale dressed in his uniform in honor of Veterans day for church. Dale has a lot of pride in being a military member. I don't know how many times I have seen Dale in his Blues but with out his Glasses he looks like new Man. ( I think he looks younger.)

Now that he no longer wears glasses you can see how striking blue his eyes are. I always thought he looked good in his uniform but my goodness with those piercing blue eyes he looks dang sexy in his uniform.

OK this is a G rated blog I better stop .

I just want to thank all the men in my life who serve our country so diligently. I love you all.

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Oh the weather out side is frightful..

But the fire in side is delightful. Let it snow let it snow let it snow...

Me singing to you!!

When you looked out the window it looked like someone had shook up a snow globe..

I love it when it is light a pretty looking. It is almost like liveing in a christmas movie.

The kids were having a blast playing the snow . The boys were getting the hill ready to sled on. The boys could spend hours sledding and snowboarding. That's all that Garret talks about when it starts snowing he always says it better dump enough snow so I can board down some narley hills.

When I got Ben in all his snow gear it reminded me of the little boy off of the Christmas story.

Madeline found this Rock and thought it was so pretty that I should take a picture of it and Share it with everyone on my Blog.

So what is the weather like where all of you my readers are at? Let me know...

Friday, November 9, 2007

Dales A big tease..

So while Dale was in Colorado and WY he went to Ross and TJ-Max....
I was so excited to see all the goddess he bought me . When he got home all he would give me was one shirt and some mints from The Olive Garden ... He saving everything else for Christmas... What a brat...

So this is the shirt ... I think he did pretty good .... I can hardly wait to see every thing else... ( OH yeah he did bring me a loaf of carrot bread and lip balm from target..)

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Pix of Dale...

Dale has been home all week and we have been on the go non stop all week long .
So I haven't posted as often.. Sorry.

Dale has been worse than a 2 year old trying to get a good picture out of him needless to say I never did so I will just post the ones of him acting like a goober.

Dale right before surgery

Right after surgery he still smiling Because of the numbing meds

A few hours after surgery He is not smiling anymore the pain has started.

This is Dale at home acting like a 2 year old

We got 7 inches of snow last night. The kids were so happy they love it when it snows.

I do do have to say I like how it looks out side when it snows also. It is just so pretty and white I just don't like to drive in it...

When Dale was in Wyoming He had the chance to visit our sweet William . He did a good job a getting flowers for him .

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Dales home..

He came home early Sunday morning..
I am so happy to have him back and so are the kids..
He looks great with no glasses it is a little strange tho.
His surgery went well it was a little painful and he did get sick from the medications they gave him. It has been a week now and his eyes are almost healed and he is seeing things in a new light.
I have to run but I will write more and post pix later today so stay tuned to see the new and improved Dale..

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Don't forget...

To put your clocks back an hour it's daylight savings time again....

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Happy November..

I can't believe that it is already November...

WOW time flys .... I can't believe it is so close to Christmas.

Thank goodness we have most of the Christmas shopping done..

Dale will be home on Sunday I am so excited I can hardly wait to see all the goodies he bought me at Ross... I am jealous that it was not me doing the Shopping. I can't wait to see all the other fun stuff he bought...

Most of all I can't wait to see him and his new eyes... It is going to be strange to see him with out glasses. He has never worn contacts the only time he has his glasses off is when he sleeps...
So the next pic I post with Dale in it he will be with out Glasses. It's going to be weird just like when he shaved his head..

Now for a funny Ben story... This morning when I was taking a shower Ben asked for a glass of milk I told him I would get him one when I get out. When I went in to the kitchen to get his milk this is what I saw...I thought it was funny that he placed the caps to both the milk and the peanut butter so neatly next to each other.I don't know why but it remind me of the children's book if you give a mouse a cookie.