February 21, 2011

Sick Sick Sick

I hate being sick!  I have 4 kids and don't have time to be sick.  I felt a tingling in my throat Saturday morning.  And by bedtime I was in a world of hurt.  Headache, ear tingling, a serious cough coming on.  I got a sub for Nursery, took some Ny-Quil and hit the sack!  Moms don't get a sick day!  Thank goodness it was the weekend...a 3 day weekend at that.  But I have to be better by Monday because Brandon doesn't have the day off.
Sunday morning came with making breakfast for the kids, getting the kids ready for church, and a text from my hubby saying he was running late in meetings and could I drop the kids off. Oi!  
I had a headache, fever, tingling in my right ear, my neck was achy, and I even hallucinated.  I thought Brandon had come home and was trying to get the covers over my head and I tried to stop him but my eyes wouldn't open and my arms were too heavy to move to stop him.  I heard the tv on in my room and I was roasting like a pig in a fire pit!  
When my family came home for real...Adam made me lunch.  That was so nice of him.  Thanks, Adam.  I watched 'The Other Side of Heaven' and tried to sleep some more.  
I spent all day in bed.  I worried about what to do with the kids on Monday because they don't want to be stuck home with a sick mom!  Well, Monday is here and I am feeling a little better but not much.  I scheduled a Dodge Ball game at the church intending to bring my kids and just sit in the foyer but Brandon announced that he wanted to stay home to help me!  The Workmans were game and so Plan A was successful.  Plan B was finding some movie at the $3.oo theater and sitting through it.  Not a bad Plan B but glad I didn't have to use it.  I'm not sure driving while dizzy is the best plan.
Now I am going back to bed to, hopefully, sleep this off.  I have sneezed twice and that's always a good sign to getting better!  

February 19, 2011

Science Fair Saturday

Today Brandon helped Makinley and Adam complete their Science Fair Projects.  He’s so patient!  Thanks, honey!  I love you.
Adam's project is to see how different liquids absorb in a sponge.  He tested by weight.  

Makinley's project tested density.  Will an egg float or sink in salt water?

February 18, 2011

Snowshoeing Spooner Summit

We met at Paula’s house for an exciting morning of snowshoeing!  It snowed 3 days this week and we were pumped for some fluffy powder!
As soon as we got to the ‘parking lot’ we knew this was going to be an adventure.  It had snowed so much in Tahoe that there was no visible trail.  So we did the only thing we could.  Blazed our own trail.  And for any of you that have blazed your own trail in the snow know that it’s no easy task.  Our hearts were pumping, beads of sweat were dripping, and lots of breaks!  Trudging through waist high snow is a workout!  Holy Cow! 
Bridgette and I packed our snowboards on our backs and were really excited to board on this fluff.  The only problem was too much snow.  It was too deep that we couldn’t get a good start because we’d sink before we really got going.   We tried several times and would get stuck and couldn’t get out without falling deeper.  We were close on time so we decided this wasn’t the best idea and strapped on our snowshoes and made our way down the mountain on foot.
On our way down, Bridgette and I slipped plenty of times.  In fact on time we slipped at the same time.  It was hilarious.  But the funniest part was when I couldn’t get back up because my board was stuck in the snow and prevented me from moving forward or backward.  The only way I could go was straight up.  And that’s kind of hard to do when you are on a horizontal plane.  I was laughing so hard Bridgette had to help me up.  We are definetly planning to bring our boards again...when there’s not so much snow.  If nothing else, we had a good laugh!  

Tiny Little Hat

I bought this newborn Newsboy Cap from Polka Dot Posh over the weekend.  It is super tiny I couldn't believe it!  Lynda was kind enough to let me use her photos for my Etsy shop.  This is Cole sporting my cap and cute loafers!

February 01, 2011

We have a TEENAGER!!!

It's official...we have a teenage daughter!  Today Kennidy turns 13!  Saturday, Kennidy and I went shopping for presents.  Brandon and I thought it would be a good idea to let Kennidy pick out her presents this year.  She did good.
We went to Deseret Book where she got a new scripture bag.  Very stylish.
We went to Rue 21 where she got a purple scarf, an Owl ring, and 3 shirts.
We went to Children's Place where she got a jean jacket.
We went to AT&T online where she got a purple cell phone.
And we went to A&W where she got a cheeseburger, fries, and rootbeer.
Tonight we open cards/presents from grandparents and great grandma gore.  
Happy Birthday, Kennidy!  We love you so much and have enjoyed watching you grow into the beautiful young woman you are today!