Thursday, December 29, 2011

Johnny and Papa time together. Johnny wasn't to sure about us.!We decorated our tree... Dec 24th... With the help of Bob and Cathy!...
Johnny loved the boxes! He had fun knocking them down... OR Just sitting on them! Happy little boy!
Think Ron is Just a little tired.. BUT Johnny was WIDE awake!

Johnny's First Christmas... and His Hat is almost too SMALL for him. BUT he sure looks cute in it!Johnny LOVES to eat!
SO cute in our NEW Pj's! We're ready for Santa to come.
DON'T You just LOVE my new Maroon Wall... and Carpet!

Doesn't Johnny look cute in his NEW PJ's from Santa... and LOVE the HAT!We all got New Pj's and Match How FUN!
For Ron's Birthday I got him a NEW Computer.... so nice that BOB was able to hook it all UP.... LOVE IT!
Picture before plowing into the tree! Had to hurry , church was at 9!

Gave BOB a Cool Racing car... Johnny love watching it go!I recieved a Nook from Jared. Was in MANY boxes.... Very excited for it... BUT more exciting when I found Angry Birds on it! SO FUN!
We gave Johnny a musical toy... He loves it!
Aunt Mae gave Johnny a teddy bear who reads the Christmas story... LOOK at those BLUE EYES!

Johnny enjoying his Jumper.Looking for eagles.! WAY Across the lake.!
We were heading home and saw 2 in this tree by the road.
Ron taking pictures of us... while I'm taking a Picture of HIM!

MERRY CHRISTMAS... TOOK a MONTH to prepare for this day... and it was over in 20 mins. Was Wonderful have Bob and Cathy Home.... WITH Johnny. He's been SO FUN... He makes some CUTE little noises and BIG smiles. SO FUN. HE LOVES to eat... OK he doesn't like Green beans.... or Corn. Give him FRUIT and he's got his Mouth open for that! And puffs are a favorite for him.

Was Fun watching him play with his NEW toys. LOVE the bear from Aunt Mae and Uncle John. And anything that makes Noise... Loves music toys.
Had a wonderful Christmas... I got Ron a New Computer for his birthday.... OK It's mainly for ME..... BUT He'll enjoy it also. Try to Get Jared to buy a new one... but it wasn't working so I gave in. Thanks to Bob and Jared... they got it ordered for me. And While home Bob got it set up... and things loaded on to the NEW Computer. LOVE IT. I have LOTS of Room for MORE Pictures. I need it.... I've taken LOTS of pictures of Johnny ...
We also were able to Check out the eagles on Lake CDA.. Most were around the lake... so we were bummed. BUT when we were leaving found 2 in a tree close to the road ... so we got a few pictures of them.
Got a Great gift from Jared... a Nook... and I was even MORE excited to see Angry Birds on it..... SO FUN... Now I'll Never get things done around HERE.!
Another favorite gift.... a New Fishing pole for trolling. Can't wait to try it OUT!
Bob and Cathy didn't like my broken laundry Baskets... or Holing Wash clothes... so They gave me 2 New baskets and stack of dish rags... NICE....
We've had fun doing some sewing Projects., Playing cards.. Learning about computer... and nook... and watching Movies. Ron dropped a boom shell... He might not be done in March....... Could be April... or MAY. SO we'll just have to wait and see. STILL planning on a family trip to Disney Land... we have a house Rented so We are Ready to GO!
SO.... Good bye to 2011 and HELLO to 2012. What will the new year have in store for US!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

MY NICE NEW LIVING ROOM .......... SO nice and Clean . HATE putting things back in this room. BUT Tim and Nate came over to help move everything back to its spots!. NOW to get pictures on the wall..... and decorate for Christmas. ONLY 8 days to go!

DEC . 17, 2011. I wrote a Nice LONG up date...... and I don't know what happen to it. SO I guess I'll do it again. That's What happen when You Save it..... It go's away! Never to be seen again.

I decided this year to be Done by the 15 th with everything... and I Almost made it!... My cards went out the Day after Thanksgiving a long with Packages for Ronny and Jen's family ...., Baking done first week of Dec. Most of my shopping was done on Black Friday... and sewing was complete Dec 10th. I was Hoping that would Help me, Get in the mood for Christmas. I guess I need snow.!... and I see none in the forecast!
Ron got the Lights up today... NOW we Look like we have the Holiday spirit! STILL No TREE!
FOR Our Christmas gift we got New carpet for the living room. Was Exciting to have it lay Yesterday. AND because I wanted a change... I painted the Couch wall Maroon.......BUT my first coat was a bright...... pink Red.......... second coat..... bright RED...... 3 coat..... BRIGHT Maroon... red... I like it..... RON isn't commenting on it!.. I'm sure it will grow on him. ONCE the pictures are back on the wall it will be FIND...... I HOPE!
Looking at my pictures.. I realize they don't have Jay... Jet... or Johnny.... SO Now I need to change them out. Gosh... Can't believe they have been on the wall over 4 years.... Lot has happen in those Years.
Only 8 more days till Christmas , NOT sure where the month went..... Wonder What 2012 will have in store for us. Merry Christmas to ALL!

Saturday, November 5, 2011

This is what I got done. Pj's., Ron shirt... Only taken a year to finish... Hair towels, pot holders, aprons. , Oven towels., cowboy boots for Johnny, pillow cases, and me... 5 pairs of panties!..Rod Kent bought up some things we had forgot... and he came with Flowers. Great use of the coffee pot for them!
Linda painted these two paintings in ONE day. Nice JOB!

Karel's projects. Not sure HOW she got anything DONE SHE was always on the phone and Computer. COURSE when I went to bed... she was still sewing!
We did take a break to just... visit!
Our view out the window IF You took time to look out!The Projects Paula got done...
Paula spent most of her time threading her machines.!
Karel was ALWAYS on the PHONE... or Computer. Not sure HOW she got anything done! AND we had Wonderful meals. I Didn't lose Weight on this trip!

Nov 5...... 2011..... WELL its been a while. Lots has happen since I last wrote.....BUT for now I don't want to go into it..... SO Let me just report on what has happen this Last week!.... I was invited to a Sewing retreat with 3 other women. We enjoy 4 days of SEWING.! IT was Wonderful. Been a long time since I enjoyed myself!

Sunday evening we drove up to Arrow point. Left home around 4...Karel Kent thought it would be fun to have a Nice dinner with our Husbands. We had them Pack our stuff up to our Condo!. I didn't pack light!... LOTS of projects I wanted to get done!
I made bread and a apple pie. Linda Brinton made the salad, and Karel did the main meal. Chicken and Rice.. Paula and Jim didn't get up there until around 9... SO waited for them before we enjoyed our Pie. FUN evening just visiting. Once dessert was Gone we sent the husbands Home. SO That started are vacation. Little tv... then off the bed.
I was up and ready to go.... Enjoy my breakfast then hit the sewing machine. We had everything set up and ready in no time....
Paula and I shared the dining room table. I was sewing on PJ's for the boys.... She was working on Hot plate carrier's. BUT she was having trouble with her serger. ONE done I yell.... 2 Done... and Paula was still threading her machine..... 3......I was on a roll...... Before I knew it... Was lunch time....We had a salad...then back at it. First day I got all the pj's done...
Second day... was sewing by 9.... All day until 8 at night.....
Wednesday...The same....By Wednesday Paula had finished her projects and thought she'd better head home.. WE didn't want her to leave..... so sad. I found some fabric for her to use to make aprons. SO she worked on them...Thursday morning we just stayed in bed and visited until 9....... She got up and packed her things and was out the door by 10. I spent my day making under pants for me..... YES I know... Weird thing to work on. BUT I have never bought underwear since I've been Married.... YES 37 years... And they were in SAD Shape..I also worked on apron, Pot holders... and hair towels. LONG DAY by 8 30 pm I had enough. SO I packed up my stuff... and relaxed in front of the TV. Can't believe my time was UP... SO SAD!
I was home by 11 on Friday...NICE to be home.... NOW to stay will my sewing. THAT was my week day... Now to share pictures... see if I remember HOW.!

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Jen was giving pointers to Mady. She got the shifting down . They were Pretty good about taking Turns....
Course when One was Driving .... the others were Riding the other machine with Grandpa. Course Ron would let them Drive....... WHEN Jay wasn't on the 4 wheeler!

NEW TOY for our Grand kids. And its RED.... I LOVE the Color. OH MY Brooklyn is a Wild driver!Carolyn Peterson and Joanna Wiscombe! Louise Cramer passed away and they wanted to have a Service up here. Ron took charge of the memorial and He did a Great Job. I took care of the luncheon!
We had the Best visit.... I HOPE we can stay in touch. It's been over 30 years since I last saw Joanna...

OH MY March is almost over with.! I'm so ready for SUN SHINE... It's been Raining NO STOP!

Won't be long now until I'll be getting my Hands and Feet Dirty....... Garden time is JUST around the Corner!
We had a Wonderful Time with the Jeppsen Family. Was so FUN spending time with JET. I Miss seeing him Grow!
Course Ron spent most of his time with the Girls! Jay TOO!
Ron thought they girls needed a 4 wheeler of there own to drive. SO he began shopping on line for one. We found one in Spokane. And its RED.
Girls Had a BALL. We Never saw much of them.... IF it wasn't raining.... They were in the field Driving ALL OVER THE FIELD!... And I'm trilled to say. No One Got Hurt... and they wore the helmets whole time Driving! Look like they had a BALL.
Then Ron and Mady built a Bird house. Mady was So proud of her Bird house.! She painted it 3 different colors... and sad to say. Got some paint on her shirt. Sorry JEN!.
I Enjoyed Cooking for a House FULL.. BUT Ron and I have been eating Leftovers since they Left. NOT tonight.... Going to Texas Road House!
Sad Note Louise Cramer passed away. BUT I was able to see and visit with Joanna Wiscombe! SO Good seeing her. I'm HOPING we can stay in touch now.! She's a OLD friend. Went to church and School together. Been wanting to get in touch with her......
SO We'll see if I can get some pictures down loaded. My computer is running a little S L O W
Jared thinks I need to get some Pictures OFF.. WHAT... I only have 10,000.00 PLUS pictures. You would think it could Hold A lot more!.....

Saturday, March 19, 2011

LOVE this ........... Boys weren't excited to get a picture here!Had to have a little snack..... We had picked Kai up from Pre school so he was Hungry!
Thought they just wanted to play in the water. BUT there's Fish in the Water. Should had brought a Fishing Pole. BIG FISH!

Ronny was Helping Jaiden and Kai play in the water. I was SURE one would go in.... BUT they didn't.... Surprise surprise!They had 2 baby elephants. SO CUTE!
LOVED this little guy....

LOVE this picture. We are leaving the park......Had a nice lunch... and playing in the water!Someone didn't even make it out of the parking lot!
Jaiden had a little Buddy!

Here's a Real Texas Red Neck Truck we saw! Only in Texas!Jaiden made friends with MISS Piggy!

Had to Sit on the John Deer Tractor! Jaiden waited patience for his turn to drive.
Here Cowboy Kai..... He had fun going around and around and Around....... WHAT my ride is over with????We enjoyed some Ice cream.... With a little helper!
Then we took him on 2 rides. 5.00 Each!