Tuesday, November 24, 2009

GST #161

1) a morning out with Kasie

2) a visit with Julie, watching the boys play, eating choc cupcakes!!!

3) putting up the Christmas tree while Aaron watched Frosty

4) so I had just told Aaron not to touch the tree, mom walked in the front door and he looks at her, points to the tree and says "dont touch!!! mama, dont touch!"

5) sour patch kids!!

Monday, November 23, 2009

GST #160

1) getting some stocking stuffers for Aaron :)

2) caramel apple spice fron Starbucks (thanks Jason)

3) getting some house work done!

4) painting Christmas decorations with Aaron

5)getting some packing for our trip done ! :)

Sunday, November 22, 2009

GST #159

1) great worship & SS class

2) fellowship and great food at the church Thanks dinner

3) Aaron & Kasen running around the gym, they really are best buds and I love it!!

4) a relaxing evening at mom and dad's

5) Christmas movies!!

GST #158

1) an outing with Jess

2) enjoying "New Moon" cant wait for Eclipse in June!!

3) safe travels

4) a wonderful get together with some of Isaac's cousins

5) Aaron sleeping the whole way home from Palmyra and good convos with Isaac (long car rides are great for that!)

Friday, November 20, 2009

GST #157

1) a great outing with Aaron (old navy, wal-mart and costco then some lunch at McD's)

2) getting some great deals at Old Navy

3) Thanksgiving dinner with mom, dad, jason, isaac and aaron

4) relaxing night with isaac

5) staying in budget month #2

Thursday, November 19, 2009

GST #156

1) friends who I can be completely real with

2) making plans with Jess (new moon Sat!!! Sooooo excited!)

3) story time at the library with Aaron (and Kasen & Julie) , Aaron made a little friend a little 15 month old girl. They hugged each other before we left, and seriously they both just stood the for minutes with their little arms around each other!!! So cute!

4) I asked Aaron to pick up his toys so I could vacuum then I went into the kitchen fully expecting to return and it not be done, but he was putting the last toy in the bin then he carried the bin to his room!!!! Training a child is the hardest but most rewarding job! I can only pray I can make my Heavenly Father as happy as Aaron has made me! :)

5) fun worship practice, good laughs :)

* time with Isaac, made some Christmas presents

* Aaron learning more of his abc's he said "a, b, c, d, e, f, g ...... l, m, n, o, p, q"

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

GST #155

1) a good dr's visit

2) Aaron having fun playing with Kasen while I was at the dr's & julie for watching him :)

3) coffee (so tired today)

4) set plans for Dayna to come visit!

5) Aaron was so crazy tired tonight that he was overly lovey! I love nights like that!! :)

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

GST #154

1) a yummy breakfast made by Isaac (homemade waffles and bacon)

2) Aaron saying his ABC's he will repeat me and some he can get before I say them, everytime I ask him if he wants to count he will say "k" so I will say "one" and he will say"nooooo" he has no desire to count. lol But today he had a cookie tore it in 3 pieces and said "1, 2 ,3"!!!

3) Aaron said his ABC's all the way to G by himself!!

4) watching Aaron & Kasen play

5) a phone call from Miss Dayna Rider!

Monday, November 16, 2009

GST #153

1) great friends (julie taking me to my colonoscopy, kasie babysitting)

2) a good check-up (prayers still appreciated, my heart rate was like at 120-130 while resting, so i need to go to my dr to get that looked into)

3) sleep!! (i was out most of the day, I had to call Julie to remember what went on)

4) jason watching Aaron from 3-7

5) friends checking in on me ( i really am blessed to have such good friends)

Sunday, November 15, 2009

GST #152

1) listening to Aaron & Isaac talk

2) Isaac being nice and feeding Aaron on the day I cant eat! :)

3) Mom and Dad taking Aaron to church

4) I was laying on the couch and Aaron wanted to play I said "buddy, mama doesnt feel well" and he put my face in both of his hands and rubbed his nose against mine and gave me a big kiss. Oh I love that boy!

5) Isaac taking care of Aaron while I get ready for this fun test tomorrow! (colonoscopy day)

Saturday, November 14, 2009

GST #151

1) sleeping in

2) baking

3) Aaron playing with Muffin (who he now calls Mess)

4) having a great heart to heart with dad, (I had called mom to vent and she was in bed so I talked to dad, and he had exactly what I needed to hear, I am very blessed to have 2 amazing parents)

5) true friends (thanks Julie for the talk )

*got to talk to Kim today! ( God has truly blessed me with some amazing friendships, this one has been going strong for 13 yrs , even though she has been 100's of miles away for most of them*

Friday, November 13, 2009

GST #150

1) a much better morning with Aaron

2) egg salad for lunch with my guys

3) coloring with Aaron, he was coloring in his YO Gabba Gabba coloring book and he was coloring Muno and he says "be right back Muno" and turns the page, it was adorable

4) Aaron and I had to go out to get some stuff for my lovely colonoscopy I am having done on Monday and we had just got out of the store and he was in his car seat and I was getting something out of the backseat and he tapped me and I said "what buddy" and he said "ug, mama" and gave me the biggest hug! I love him so much!!!

5) Isaac, Aaron & i getting a visit in at mom and dad's (my brother bought Aaron 3 Elmo dvd's one is called "Elmo's countdown to Christmas" so we watched that, it was super cute and Aaron loved it! "

GST #149

1) Isaac's help through a rough day with Aaron

2) quality time with Isaac

3) Isaac getting some guy time

4) time to relax at the end of the day

5) camping in the living room with Isaac, he was supposed to camp with the guys and because of the weather they didnt go , he was really bummed so when he got home from dinner with the guys I had set up camp in our living room, we had a tent, a campfire and lake on the tv and stars on the ceiling thanks to one of Aarons Christmas presents!!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

GST #148

1) a good morning with my guys (isaac's off starting today for 4 nights!!!)

2) Aaron sleeping so well in his big boy bed!!! He's had 2 nights and 2 naps in it so far and no falling out!!!

3) spending some time with my mom

4) a good easy dinner, I love crock pot meals

5) movie night with Isaac :)

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

GST #147

1) Aaron sleeping through the night in his big boy bed, and going down for nap without a fight!! :)

2) brunch with Amber, its been way too long and it was soooo wonderful to be able to catch up!! good friends really are lifelong no matter how much time passes in between visits!

3) a call from Julie to say "Its a Girl!!!"

4) getting to visit with Amanda, it was a great day for catching up with old friends! :) & meeting Braylon and watching him and Aaron play

5) fun with the girls

Monday, November 9, 2009

GST #146

1) a great morning of play at Kidz Play with Julie and the boys!

2) lunch at Arby's!!

3) another day of beautiful weather

4) getting a little housework done

5) converting Aaron's bed by myself, (well Aaron did try to help some) and him going to sleep in it without getting out once! Lets pray it stays that way!

6) talking to Kasen (Julie's little boy who is 2 1/2)on the phone and him saying "I went pooppy Amanda!" it was so cute, he was very excited that he went poopy on the potty!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

GST #145

1) a great Sunday school class

2) lunch and outside time with my boys!! 70 degrees in November, its nice!

3) jumping in the leaves with Aaron

4) a yummy dinner!!! meatloaf, garlic mashed potatoes, gravy & veggies

5) making plans with Julie for tomorrow!!

Saturday, November 7, 2009

GST #144

1) Aarons fever being gone when he woke up

2) antibiotics that seem to be working

3) movie time with Aaron & Isaac, we watched "Monsters VS Aliens" and Isaac was cracking up through the whole thing and Aaron would just look at him and start copying him

4) ALDI!!! I love grocery shopping for little money!

5) movie and ice cream!

GST #143

1) getting Aaron into the dr quickly (even if I will never take him to that dr again!!)

2) cuddling with Aaron

3) being motivated to do some late night cleaning

4) making plans to see Amber this week!!!

5) chocolate!!!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

GST #142

1) FPU, our first month on the budget ends today, we had $17 left in misc and I needed a few things from Target, got what I needed for $16.48!!!! We saved $350 this month! Seriously what were we doing before?!!?

2) cuddle time with Aaron, I hate that its because he feels cruddy, but I love cuddling with him

3) an easy , quick, good dinner!

4)so Aaron is watching hany manny and his new fav character is Pat so he just picks up my cell phone and says "Pat, hey Pat?!"

5) a great night at worship practice!!! learned 2 new amazing songs!

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

GST #141

sorry i missed yesterday, I felt really cruddy.... so here's todays

1) getting some rest and feeling much better

2) having my parents live so close that they can watch Aaron when I am sick (and the fact that he loves it there so much he doesnt want to leave)

3) coloring with Aaron today , we were coloring in his Handy Manny book and he just started naming the tools it was so cute (he knows Pat, Turner and Squeeze) also i really enjoyed coloring, I used to hate it when I was younger, but now its rather relaxing

4) talking to Kim last night

5) meals where Aaron asks for more (3 times tonight)

Monday, November 2, 2009

GST #140

1) waking up is so much easier when its light out!!! (time change is good for that, even if I hate it getting dark again at 5:30

2) relaxing mornings with my boys

3) Aaron making my mom feel better :)

4) Aaron repeating his ABC's (he can get to D on his own but he will say them all if he is following us)

5) some reading time

Sunday, November 1, 2009

GST #139

1) great Reach service (Brandan's first time preaching in Reach)

2) great worship , even with some glitches God knows our hearts

3) Aaron seeing a train a "pulling" the chain and saying choo choo!!

4) an amazing weekend with my guys

5) Aaron loving bed time!!!