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The Perfect Gift

Thanks to my husbands obsession with I was the ecstatic gift receiver of the most exciting gift that a total girly computer nerd could ever want. As my husband was scouring Craig’s List for it’s daily deals he came across a man who had bought his wife this adorable miniature size pink laptop called the Asus Eee PC in PINK!! The man’s wife was not huge fan and wanted a larger laptop so they had posted an ad wanting to do a trade. What luck, we just happen to have had a few extra laptops laying around so my hubby jumped on the deal and surprised me with this adorable 7 inch Pink PC. This will be great when I just want to go get online at Starbucks or on the go, it is a perfect mobile laptop. The only real problem with it is that Kinley wants it.

Thank You Reg, your’re the best! =)




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Sean’s Birthday Dinner

On Thursday night we went out to dinner at the Elephant Bar for Sean’s 14th birthday. I do not have anything all that entertaining to post about this other than the fact that I just wanted to document a memory of what a great time we all had as a family.  It was just one of those evenings where there was a lot of laughter, a ton of fun & sillyness and a good time shared by all. 

Happy 14th Birthday Sean, I Love You!!


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Time to Get Moving!

I am long overdue for starting some type of exercise program. I always seem to have some excuse not to get myself in motion.  For the past few years my daily exercise has consisted of chasing after little people, lifting strollers in and out of the car, exhausting trips to the grocery store which is an exercise all in its self when you have two kids with you. Unfortunately for me this has not been enough to shed my souvenir weight that I received from my pregnancies. I have been pretty fortunate most of my life, I have never really struggled with weight issues and I tend to eat what I want and exercise when I am in the mood which is not very often. I think the fact that I can still squeeze into my pre-pregnancy clothes has contributed to my sheer laziness to get out and exercise. I also blame my current weight on my love for chocolate, red wine and my comfort food, grilled cheese and french fries. 

 The other night we had a friend over who was talking to me about Team in Taining and I was instantly interested in what she had to say because I have been wanting to do something like that for a long time. After she left I had my typically thoughts about how I could never do marathon or even a half marathon, heck I cannot even run a mile right now without becoming winded. But then my thoughts turned to the great things that the program offers….  

  • Personalized fitness training by certified coaches for a period of four to five months
  • Training clinics
  • Your own personal Web site for online fundraising
  • A supportive group of teammates
  • Wow, I thought, maybe I can do this but where would I find the time? I am a very busy person with little kid’s and my plate is already pretty full. Yesterday my hubby and I took our girls for a walk to the park. During our walk I again could not stop thinking about Team in Training. Upon arriving home I went to check the mail and inside my mailbox I found a postcard for Team in Training. I took this as more than a mere coincidence, I knew that this was sign from God that I needed to do this. I was excited to register and I am even more excited that my husband wants to do it with me.  So we both decided to sign-up for the Team in Training half marathon in Santa Barbara this coming November.  I will post more about this on my blog later along with my Team in training personal website. For now I need to start my first day of training!

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    Hooray to Hadley!!

    I am so excited for Hadley. One week after starting potty training Hadley has POTTY POWER!! The girl is amazing. We went straight to panties last Monday and she has only had 4 accidents. Hadley you ROCK You Little POTTY POWER QUEEN!!  Mommy is so proud of you!! You Go Girl  =-)

    Bye Bye Diapers Hello Big Girl Panties!

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    Today’s Laugh…

    Why men should shut their mouth when not necessary to talk …

    A husband and wife are sitting quietly in bed
    Husband and wife are sitting quietly in bed reading
    When the wife looks over at him and asks the question….

    WIFE: “What would you do if I died? Would you get married again?”
    HUSBAND: “Definitely not!”
    WIFE: “Why not? Don’t you like being married?”
    HUSBAND: “Of course I do.”
    WIFE: “Then why wouldn’t you remarry?”
    HUSBAND: “Okay, okay, I’d get married again.”
    WIFE: “You would?” (with a hurt look)
    HUSBAND: (makes audible groan)
    WIFE: “Would you live in our house?”
    HUSBAND: “Sure; it’s a great house.”
    WIFE: “Would you sleep with her in our bed?”
    HUSBAND: “Where else would we sleep?”
    WIFE: “Would you let her drive my car?”
    HUSBAND: “Probably; it is almost new.”
    WIFE: “Would you replace my pictures with hers?”
    HUSBAND: “That would seem like the proper thing to do.”
    WIFE: “Would you give her my jewelry?”
    HUSBAND: “No, I’m sure she’d want her own.”
    WIFE: “Would she use my golf clubs?”
    HUSBAND: “No, she’s left-handed.”
    WIFE: — silence —
    HUSBAND: “shit”
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