Saturday, December 19, 2009

Snow Day!!

Well we had a snow day here in Jersey (even though it is Saturday)! Last night when my husband called on his way to work and said he heard on the radio we were supposed to get 6"-12" I dashed out with both boys to Target to buy snow boots- and boy am I glad I did! We took the boys outside two play today, twice, and while the snow was too powdery to make a snowman they had plenty of fun. Our day was filled with Christmas movies, hot cocoa, grilled cheese sandwiches and soup for lunch, blankets on the floor, and good quality family time spent together!! Maybe tomorrow we'll be able to make the "noman" my 3 year old has been fascinated with this year!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

10 things

I was recently looking over a fellow friends blog, Heart, Courage & Brain, when I realized she had tagged me in a post to write down the 10 things that make me happy, YAY! There are still people who read along to my blog haha!

10 Things that make me happy (in no particular order):

10. My husband and two loving children, and watching how excited Ayden gets when his brother gets excited! I swear he's like a carbon copy of his older brother :)

9. Keeping my house clean for an entire week, and staying on top of all the laundry we accumulate before it takes over our house!

8. Actually being able to watch Rachel Ray and the View in the morning while enjoying my coffee!

7. Having successful trips outside of our house with the boys (ie. a trip to the mall/restaurant without a public melt down!)

6. Driving in our new car, listening to country music with my sunroof open!!

5. Phone calls from friends to catch up

4. Thinking about the wonderful times I shared with my pop-pop, and knowing that he's up there looking down at me and my family looking out for us!

3. Our loving and caring church family that in 1 year has made us feel like we have been there a lifetime, and who I know will do anything for us!

2. Watching how excited baby Angel gets for christmas, and santa!!

1. When Baby angel tells me "Mommy your my favoritest mommy everrrrrr!"

I will pass this along to Hayley Miller.

Friday, December 11, 2009


I feel great!
I just finished my application for becoming a volunteer at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission. I always knew they existed in the town that has provided my employment for the past 4 years or so, and I have heard in the past that they are the best rescue mission in all of South Jersey and I am ecstatic to have the oppourtunity to volunteer there. Stay tuned and I'll let you know how it turns out!


Today I had a playdate with a co-worker of mine and her 4 year old daughter. For those of you who are not at the parenting stage in your life just quite yet a "playdate" is basically getting a couple of kids together to play with eachother. We decided to meet at the mall in a little play area the mall put together with a soft floor, smaller slides, tunnels, and apparetuses for the children to play on. At first I wasn't sure how it was going to go because we were meeting at 12:30 which is right in the middle of Ayden's nap time, (so that worried me ALOT) but I was able to get him to take an earlier nap than usual today. As soon as we arrived Angel dove right in and began playing with not only my friends daughter but with all the little kids that were there, while Ayden (who is usually slow to warm up) took a few minutes to survey the area and what was happening before hopping out of his stroller and joining in the fun as well. After spending almost an hour or more in there we ventured into a new store they just put in our mall named Air Circus. The kids looooved this store, they had all kinds of neat toys on display to play with- they thought it was amazing. Next, we ventured over to the pet store to visit and play with some of the puppies and last we ended up grabbing a bite to eat in the food court. The kids had such a good time, and I'm really glad I was able to get out of the house and spend time with a fellow mom! I'm looking forward to many more playdates in the future!!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Our sick little man

Ayden woke up in the middle of the night last night with a fever of 102.7, and again early this morning it was 103. So there we were AGAIN at the pediatrician's office (we were just there Tuesday for the boys H1N1 shots). Turns out the little guy has his first ear infection and a virus on top of that :( So for the next week I'll be playing the dual role of nurse and mommy!