Tuesday, August 11, 2009

New member of the family...

Took Abagail to American Girl store for her 4th birthday.  Daddy got her a bitty baby...she is thrilled!!!  I have a feeling I will be making loads of clothes and diapers.

On the workout front. I have been doing really good.  Loats of cardio, tomorrow I am going to try some weights!!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Hope this works. Would make it so much easier to blog.

It's my life and I'm taking it back!!!

So, I have made a decision. I am reclaiming my life. I have lived in the shadow of Ethan's illness for entirely too long. His cancer is GONE, he is back to life and now it is my turn. For too long I have not taken care of myself. I take medicine to control my blood pressure and even though I have lost nearly 20 pounds, I am still at least 25 over an ideal weight for me.

Today I made the first step. I went to the gym...ALONE. Not because someone wanted to go, or because I wanted to be there to make myself feel like I was doing something good for me, but because I wanted to be there. It was me time. My time to take back my life. Take control over the insecurities and anger that I have let brew inside me over the years. I decided to journal about it on this blog, try to have a record of what my life is now and watch it become so much more!

Saturday, August 02, 2008


So, I decided to make Abagail a skull dress and found the cutest pink fabric at Joann's. So off I went being all creative and such and this is what I came up with.
Okay, yeah, the picture stinks, but Miss Priss didn't want to pose and this was the best I could get. She doesn't really like it. So as much as I do, it does me no good if she won't wear it. I swear, I spend so much time making her stuff she doesn't like...bleh!

Don't you worry, though...I manage to bribe her into most things :) Yes, I know...bad mommy!

Friday, August 01, 2008

A quick Blanket

I didn't finish the quilt I had started for my friend Natalie's baby shower, so I whipped up a quick crochet blanket for her gift.

It's not the greatest, but it worked in a pinch and was finished in two nights of TV time. Now, the question is...will I finish the quilt anytime soon or will I be sewing madly when she goes into labor?

My guess is most likely the later...

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Monkey...MY MONKEY!!!!

Abagail now is in possession of HER MONKEY!!!She is a very happy girl!!!I guess while I am showing you her monkey, I should show you her new top. I made it from that Ikea duvet I snagged a few weeks ago for $2.99!!! Forgive the fact that she doesn't have on any pants...just take it from me, it looks adorable with capris. Oh, also forgive the horrible wrinkles, she slept in it last night...yes she did.

Off to discover another projects...hmmmmmmmm...what will it be.