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30 Days of Thanks ~ Days 24, 25, 26 & 27

I am thankful for sweet moments and memories with my family and for being able to do fun things together! We had the most smashing time in Tahoe over Thanksgiving break. I love my family more than anything in the world and being able to just hang out in our jammies by the warm and cozy fire was so wonderful.

The girls got to spend lots of time with their cousins. They went sledding, ice skating and even did some bunging jumping on the trampolines at Northstar Village in Lake Tahoe. The entire family got addicted to the “Words with Friend” app that I blogged about recently. It was pretty funny, we were all hanging out playing against each other the entire weekend. My mom is the one to beat, she is a genius at this game but I did whip Reggie’s booty several times, HA!! .

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30 Days of Thanks ~ Day 23

30 Days of Thanks

I am thankful to be spending quality time with my family in Tahoe for Thanksgiving!

We arrived in Tahoe today with my amazing family and I am so exited to be here! We will be celebrating Turkey day here and enjoing a few relaxing days in the snow. This time away has been very much needed and if every night turns out with as much fun and laughter as tonight has then I will be feeling super blessed and Thankful!

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30 Days of Thanks ~ Days 19, 20, 21, & 22

30 Days of Thanks

Day 19, 20, 21 & 22

I am thankful for my mom’s friendship
I am thankful for my children’s relationship with their Grandma
I am thankful for my mom’s spiritual guidance 

I am thankful that my mom is one of my best friends 

I have the most amazing mom. I thankful for her unending love, support and friendship that she offers to me daily. I have been incredibly blessed to have such a loving mom. My mom is a woman who I look up to , admire and emulate.

My mom taught me truthfulness and integrity and the value of hard work.  She has taught me right from wrong and she helps me to be a better person and christian. Growing up I did not always understand why she had certain rules in place but now as I look back I am so thankful for them.

My mom is full of wisdom and whenever I seek her advice she offers me godly counsel. My mom is someone who I can call when I need to talk, she is someone who I can trust and confide in and she is someone who will always pray for me.

I am thankful for what an amazing grandma my mom is. She loves her grandchildren like crazy. She is involved in their daily lives. She attends all of their sporting games and school functions. She is fun, loving and playful and her grandchildren adore her!


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30 Days of Thanks ~ Days 15, 16, 17 & 18

30 Days of Thanks

Day 15

I am very thankful for my new iPhone 4S that my Mom bought me. I have been able to capture photos of my girls and make fun collages with it. It is so nice to not have to lug my big camera everywhere. The best thing about changing from the Android to the iPhone is the camera, it rocks in comparison!!

Day 16

I am thankful that my family is healthy and I am thankful that I am healthy. Thank you Lord for blessing us with good health!

Day 17

I am thankful that I got to attend Kinley and Hadley’s Thanksgiving feasts in their classrooms!

Day 18

I am thankful for Kinley’s creativity and for her love of writing. I have been finding stories and poems all over the house. Kinley loves to read and write and I am so proud of her. I love to watch her brain work like  a little sponge, she is always trying to absorb everything that she can.

Here is a story that I found in her room today called Molly.

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My Favorite iPhone Apps

I am absolutely loving my new iPhone 4S, thank you Mom!!!

I am still getting acquainted with the iPhone but since I am an iPad user the transition has been pretty smooth!

Here are my top 10 favorite apps so far.

1.  Facebook

2. SmartSync – Facebook Sync

SmartSync for Facebook keeps your contacts up-to-date with their latest pictures and information from Facebook (birthday, status, address, website, company & job title). View your contacts profile pictures from Facebook when they call you!

3. Instagram
 Instagram is a fun photo app. that allows you to apply different filters to your photos.

4. Waze

Waze is a free, community-based traffic & navigation app

When you download Waze, you not only get free navigation, but also become part of the local driving community in your area, joining forces with other drivers nearby to outsmart traffic, save time and improve everyone’s daily commute. All you have to do is drive, so get involved today!


5. Words with Friends

Words with Friends is super fun and very addicting!

6. Pandora

LOVE my Pandora music!!

7. 360 Panorama

This app is so COOL!!! You can create 360 panorama images.

8.  Soundhound

SoundHound  is an  instant music search and discovery. Names a tune playing from a speaker in as little as four seconds – and even works if you sing or hum!

9. Photo Collage HD

Photo Collage HD – the Amazing Pic-Frame & Pic-Collage & Postcards Manager Plus iLoader for Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr Pro

10. Find my Friends

Find My Friends allows you to easily locate your friends and family from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Install this free app on your iOS 5 device and sign in with the Apple ID you use with iCloud. Adding a friend is easy – just send a request to see their location. Once your friend accepts using the Find My Friends app, you will then be able to see that friend’s location on a list or on a map.

*Just a little side note about this app. it can also backfire on you! The other day I was shopping and I get a text from Reggie who was at home telling me “you do not need anything in there” users beware!!

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30 Days of Thanks ~ Days 12, 13 & 14

Day 12:

I am thankful for living in beautiful California!

Day 13:

I am thankful for walks on the beach!

Day 14:

I am thankful for the amazing school that Kinley and Hadley attend. Today Reggie and I went to our girls parent/teacher conferences and I could not be more proud of them. We feel so blessed to have our daughters in such an amazing and loving Christian environment. Their teachers not only care for our children’s education but they truly respect them as little people. Their teachers play such important roles in their lives and I am blessed at the foundation that they are helping us pave.  It truly brings tears to my eyes to see the love that is shown towards our daughters and to know that when I send them to school each day that they are genuinely loved and cared for!

Here are few photos from my new iphone & some more things that I am thankful for.

I am thankful for the ocean and walks on the beach!

I am thankful that Hadley finally lost her front tooth!

I am thankful that Kinley loves the Lord and writes letters to him all on her own!

I am thankful for puppy dog cuddles!

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