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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Day 23: A picture of my favorite book

I couldn't pick just one

My favorite book of ALL TIME!!!!

My FAVORITE Stephen King
Love the heck out of this book!!

Such a cute story!  I read this to my kids all the time!

My favorite series growing up

My Grandparents had this book at their farm! Brings back great childhood memories

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Day 22: A picture of something I wish I was better at

It started as a hobby, but I've really grown to love photography and I really wish I was a better photographer.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Day 16: A picture of someone who inspires you

Ok, so this is a topic that I haven't thought about since I was little. And when I first sat down to think about my answer, I didn't have one. And I still don't think I have one person who inspires me. I aspire to be a great mother and wife, to be a creative photographer, to be a renowned anthropologist/archaeologist! So I am inspired by every great mother, every photographer who has ever taken a photo that captivated me, and by all those who have ever made a lasting career in archaeology. There isn't really a picture to describe that. But this is what I came up with...

photgrapher: Jim Zuckerman

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archaeologist/egyptologist: Zahi Hawass

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Day 15: A picture of something I want to do before I die

There are so many things I want to do before I die....

  1. Go skydiving
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      2. Learn to sail

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      3. Feed a shark

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And other such things...

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Day 12: A picture of something(s) I love

MONKEYS!!!!! (yes, I know this is a lemur)


Watermelon & Pepsi

Frank's Red Hot


Friday, December 17, 2010

Day 11: A picture of something I hate

Ewwwwww.... I dislike most condiments and sauces but THESE 4 I HATE!!!

I do like chicken n' rib sauce... just not original bbq flavor

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

i FINISHED a project!!! early!!

HOLY BOLOGNA!!! Hahha I actually had so much fun doing the 30 day photo challenge that I finished all of the 30 days! I've just scheduled my posts to come out once a day for the next 21 days! It's been so long since I actually finished something that I've started! Maybe it will give me a boost of motivation to finish other projects, such as G's flashcards, or at least to start the kids scrapbooks... Maybe... 

Day 9: A picture of the person who has gotten me through the most

ummm *see Day 2*

And Dan!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Day 8: A picture that makes me laugh

"Dance moose? I don't know any dance moose, but these are my deer horns!!" - Garrett 2010

We asked to see his "dance MOVES" lol

Monday, December 13, 2010

Day 7: A picture of my most treasured item

Obviously, my children are the most important PEOPLE to me. But my treasured possession is my camera and my photos!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Day 6: A picture of a person I'd like to trade places for a day

This one was REALLY hard for me. I like being me. There isn't much else that I want that I don't already have. Except maybe more lenses for me camera... lol So..... maybe Graham Hancock, my favorite writer... He's already been to the places I plan to go... Already seen the things I plan to see.. Except I really don't want to be a man.. even for a day.. lol wellll maybe..

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Day 5: A picture of your favorite memory



Enough said

Day 4: A picture of your night


I think I was supposed to post a picture of my typical night, but that would be a picture of diapers and bottles. Although I love my babies I thought this would be better! This is one of my favorite nights!! Skip-bo!!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Day 2: A picture of myself and the person I have been closest to the longest

So turns out a lot more people have been doing these photo challenges than I thought, who knew?!

I have stayed really close to both my sister and brother. So I pick both!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Day 1 : Post a picture of myself with 10 facts

Fact #1:  I do not tan in the summer; I freckle (which is BOLOGNA, I tell you) *see above*

#2: Right now, I am watching Fox and the Hound with my babies! Loooove this movie!

#3: My fish tank has never had fish in it

#4: I like kids and cats(and other animals) waaaayyy more than most adults

#5: Anime is AWESOME!!

#6: I have 2 babies (G is 7 and K is (almost)5 months) and I am looking forward to more in the future!! Yayy, right Dan?

#7: I could bake allll day long

#8: Pretty sure I have spent way too much money on my kids this Christmas, but I'm not quite done yet.. Just stocking stuffers and such to do now..

#9: I wish I had hot wings RIGHT meow

And finally...... 

#10: I think my great idea of starting a blog was a little over-ambitious.. I haven't had time or will-power to post in a couple months

LOL See you tomorrow!!

Monday, December 6, 2010

30 day challenge *(stolen from steph)*

I have been looking for something creative that doesn't take up much time every day.  So, thanks to Steph for the great idea!  Hopefully, I can figure out how to post from my phone, which will make things much easier. 

I will try to post daily for the next 30 days(haha emphasize TRY) starting tomorrow morning. :D

Day 01 - A picture of yourself with ten facts

Day 02 - A picture of you and the person you have been closest with the longest

Day 03 - A picture of the cast from your favorite show

Day 04 - A picture of your night

Day 05 - A picture of your favorite memory

Day 06 - A picture of a person you'd love to trade places with for a day

Day 07 - A picture of your most treasured item

Day 08 - A picture that makes you laugh

Day 09 - A picture of the person who has gotten you through the most

Day 10 - A picture of the person you do the most ****** up things with

Day 11 - A picture of something you hate

Day 12 - A picture of something you love

Day 13 - A picture of your favorite band or artist

Day 14 - A picture of someone you could never imagine your life without

Day 15 - A picture of something you want to do before you die

Day 16 - A picture of someone who inspires you

Day 17 - A picture of something that has made a huge impact on your life recently

Day 18 - A picture of your biggest insecurity

Day 19 - A picture and a letter

Day 20 - A picture of somewhere you'd love to travel

Day 21 - A picture of something you wish you could forget

Day 22 - A picture of something you wish you were better at

Day 23 - A picture of your favorite book

Day 24 - A picture of something you wish you could change

Day 25 - A picture of your day

Day 26 - A picture of something that means a lot to you

Day 27 - A picture of yourself and a family member

Day 28 - A picture of something you're afraid of

Day 29 - A picture that can always make you smile

Day 30 - A picture of someone you miss

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

some scrapbooking finds

I'm always looking for scrapbooking materials to use. This way I can get ideas for the scrapbooks as I go. I'm not always spontaneously creative. Sometimes I need a few days with something and sometimes just finding a really great paper or sticker set or even craft punch can  inspire me. 

I'm sure Dan thinks I'm crazy sometimes, for example I walked out of Michaels the other day with 90$ worth of stuff. 

I think I may have been over ambititious trying to start 2 scrapbooks at the same time. So since Kellan is still little, I think I'll just work on Garrett's for the time being. One is time consuming enough lol

Friday, September 10, 2010

a long overdue project

I started making Garrett these flashcards when he was 3. He's now 7 and I still have not finished. Procrastination and I are good friends. Some letters are really difficult to find words for. I had a theme when I started - animals - but then i added food.. But there is not animal or food that I could draw for X, so I added musical instruments too.

These are some drawings that haven't made it to foam yet. I still have to work out some kinks. And buy a new utility knife. Also, maybe some new glue. Pieces keep falling off... lol

Dan thinks my vulture is too mean-looking but I think he is AWESOME!

I've probably finished only 14. Hopefully I'll finish them by the time Kellan can use them at least.

first post on my first blog

Ok, so I'm not very creative and I don't know the first thing about blogging. But I like ranting and hearing myself talk (or reading my own posts in this case). So I'll briefly introduce my loves

My oldest boy is the strangest 7 yr old I've ever met. But Garrett IS so creative and is SUPER funny. He's my inspiration for starting a blog! He loves his little brother. Sometimes amazes me with how he shows Kellan just how much he does. 

This is the day we brought Kellan home from the hospital.