Monday, October 29, 2007

I'm off, I'm off.

I'm off to WORK I go!! Yep, that's right! I start my first day of work today. It has been 12 years since I held a full-time job! Brando was 14 months old when I started staying home with him! I am excited, yet is certainly an adventure, which falls into perfect place considering the last 12 months of our life. Yep, it's been a year since we first heard about Frito. Time flies when life is making you crazy!

Well, gotta go get the last two boys going...
I'll try to blog tonight about my day if not too sleepy!
Have a super Monday!

Monday, October 22, 2007

Rainy Monday

It is another rainy Monday. It rained last Monday in the a.m. I think today it is supposed to rain all day and probably tomorrow too! It was 90 degrees yesterday and the high today is like 58!! It is great! Talked to Dad this weekend and he said the panhandle is expecting the first snow the end of this week! I don't really want snow, but the cool weather sure is nice.

This weekend was nice and not so busy as some have been. Tuck had a soccer game Sat. morning and scored 7 goals! Keyto had the most exciting day of all! He scored a GOAL! It was the first for his team this whole season and his first since he has been playing as a big kid. He scored when he played and he was like 4 and 5 years old, but not in Big Boy soccer. He is usually a defender, but during play the Coach switched him to foward and right after GOAL! I was so excited and so proud! Boy was he on top of the world!

Sat. night Keyto and Tuck and I went into Cedar Hill with Tiffany (neighbor) and her daughter Brooklyn. We went to Party City and got Tuck and Keyto's costumes, then to Target, and Hobby Lobby. It was a lot of fun. We are planning a block Halloween party this coming Friday night. So we got a few little things for it. I am going to print up the invitations this morning and hopefully the rain will let up so I can put them on neighbor's doors today.
I posted some pics at the beginning of Tucker dressed up as Captain Hook (old costume the boys have passed down) for their school dressup (favorite book character) day a week ago. That is his teacher Mrs. Prachyl as Snow White. She was a great Snow White. We love her, she is very special!
I'm off to see if I can do some papercrafting, vacum and run some errands. Keyto is home sick today with a sore throat.
Have a great Monday!

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Today is Saturday

It has been a typical Saturday with the boys going in all directions. I can't believe it is only 8:11 pm. Seems like it should be midnight. And the boys are still going strong! There is probably 50 people out in front in the street, in front of houses, on the sidewalk. It is really great. You just have to watch out for flying kids (on scooters, bikes, and skateboards) and balls of all varieties (soccer, football, baseball). Tucker rides his scooter so fast and so often that he had a huge hole in one of his tennis shoes from dragging his foot to stop and has almost rubbed all the rubber off in several other spots.

Our day today consisted of 10:30 soccer for Tuck here in Red Oak. Keyto had a 12:00 game in Waxahachie but needed to be there by 11:30, but Brando had a game at 12:00 and needed to be there (Red Oak field) at 11:15. So I had a Mom from Keyto's team come by Tuck's game and pick him up and then we left Tuck's game after the 3rd quarter to get BAM to his field (coach was calling me as I was on my way), dropped him off, headed to Waxa. Tuck and I watched Keyto's game (he was goalie first half) then headed back to RO for last two innings of BAM's game then home for a short rest. I then took BAM back to his field at 3:30 for a 4:00 game. Came home checked on little ones then back to BAM's field and watched first 4 innings and he pitched, then picked up little ones and took them to Fall Festival at Tuck's school (they had a great time) and BAM was brought home by a coach. Whew! I am exhausted. Luckily BAM doesn't play again until 1:00 tomorrow. This is his Young Guns team and this weekend is the last weekend of play for them. Tuck has 3 more soccer games and Keyto has 4 more.

Keyto did great at goalie today. He played defender the 2nd half and also did well. Tucker played hard and scored 5 goals for his team today.

I can't wait to sleep in tomorrow. Of course I am so used to getting up at 5:15 that I'll probably be up at 6:00, but at least it will be on my own and not the alarm!!

It was nice and cool last night. We turned off the air conditioner and opened the windows. It was great all day today and I can tell the humidity has dropped tremendously due to my hair not frizzing out by 8:00 am everyday!

Well, I'm off to find my boys and hopefully start winding them down!

Will post pics of Tucker and Keyto at Fall Festival tomorrow, and hopefully good news about Brando's last couple of games. They did win the first one this morning. It was the first one all season for this team. Of course there was only 4 total teams and only 6 total games for the regular season!
Sweet dreams!

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Pictures I promised

I want to share the a couple of the pictures from the Tara Sawyer tournament that Brandan played in last weekend. I have told a couple of you about it, but wanted to share more. The tournament is one I mentioned a little in a previous post. Tara Sawyer passed away about 6 years ago from a bacteria she got in a lake. She was a great softball/baseball player. You can read more about her on the website they have set up. Just type in Tara Sawyer baseball and it should pull right up. There is also a letter her brother wrote that is very touching. The tournament also gives away an award called the Barnabas Award (the website also explains this). It is name after Barnabas in the Bible. Well, Brandan's coach nominated him for this award. The pictures I have posted are from him receiving the award and then talking with Tara's parents. He also got to meet Jon Whettland who was the MVP in the World Series one year for the Yankees (one of Brando's fave teams). Brandan has only played in one other tournament and been practicing with this team for about 2 months! It is so amazing that they recognized these qualites in him (he has great coaches). Anyway, I was so proud and pretty much crying as I watched him speak to Tara's parents. As hard as this move has been, it really has given the boys some great opportunities they wouldn't have had back home.

Today has been a good day! I took Tuck to the Dentist to see what we would have to do to put the spacer back in his mouth that came out about 2 weeks ago. I have been stressing over this since it fell out. But, it worked out awesome. After we waited an hour for the Dentist to get there (stuck in traffic on I35), he said he could just put it back in right then and there and then...NO CHARGE! Can you believe it? I was so impressed! Thank You Monarch Dental!

I also took a job applic. to the City of Ovilla today. I really am praying that this is the one. It is part-time in the afternoons! My neighbor, Denise, is an angel. She has volunteered to keep Tuck about an hour after school until Keyto gets home on the bus. So keep me in your prayers.

I took my first That Cookie Chick order this week and had a successful delivery yesterday. That is another good thing about that job, I can do my cookie stuff (orders & delivery) in the mornings.
I have been having fun decorating for Halloween. I need to finish a white pumpkin I painted, then I'll post pics of my deco. Can't wait for Christmas!!
Hopefully will blog tomorrow, if not this weekend!
Enjoy your Friday

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

It's Wednesday

Today has been a nice day except that little Tuck has some kind of stomach flu I think. Yesterday I went to have lunch with him (pizza day). The little girl across the table ended up throwing hers up at the table. Well, I told Tuck not to look, but he did and ended up doing the same. I thought it was just from what he saw. NOpe...last night he did it again and has had a temp ever since. No more throwing up though. So, we have been home chillin all day. I have ribs in the oven which is another story. Up until last night Brent and I thought they were a brisquet. Boy did we feel dumb!!

I have done some cleaning today and got this little canvas done for the boys bathroom. I thought I would show you pics of the bathroom to give you an idea of the theme. I know my mil will be so proud of me for finishing this. I used the paper packet I got at Archivers this summer.
Well, it is a pretty slow week. Not a lot of practices. We are enjoying it 'cause this weekend will be crazy. Along with the already scheduled 2 soccer and 1 baseball game, Brando is also in a tournament with his other team.
I'm gonna go check on my ribs and stick some chicken on the grill. Have a nice evening!