"I love you and want for you all things that make you happiest; and I guess you, not I, are the one who knows best what those things are."

Thursday, February 2, 2012


I’m loving the fact that this year’s reusable to-do list actually reminds me to blog on certain days of the week.  While I don’t always get to it. It has increased my frequency on the blog and has helped remind me to document the little things in life.  Now – to celebrate those successes!

1.  Again, in an effort to remember how important it is to take care of myself (so that I can better serve others) – I went to the doctor this week to resolve a minor issue that has been bugging me for months.  Good news is that all is well.  Bad news is that the resolution has kept me out of the gym the last two days.  Have no fear.  Later this morning I’m off to get in a workout.  Smile

2.  With B.E.A.UTIFUL weather this week, I’ve enjoyed letting the boys burn some energy outside.  Most days they have to enjoy the outdoors at different times (naps and school funk up their together time) but the fresh air is good even if it is breathed in without your brother next to you.  And to add to this success…I’ve gotten most of the sweet gumballs picked up out of the yard. (Seriously, in the event of a nuclear attack the only two things that will survive will be cockroaches and sweet gumballs…)

3.  Meal planning has been going well.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ve still had to scramble a few nights because I didn’t start dinner early enough. Nonetheless, having a battle plan works for me and encourages me to try new recipes instead of my immediate “go-to’s” when dinner rolls around.  And just for the record – hubby did have to make a run to the grocery store on Tuesday, but not for dinner supplies.  We needed to switch Nathan to soy milk this week because his gut is a little questionable right now and his tummy wasn’t handling regular milk.


  1. We had the meal planning snafu where Mommy didn't know how to cook what Daddy had planned and Daddy ran late at work and brought home Chinese food. The next day he emailed me the recipe/instructions so we didn't have a repeat performance! We all have those moments, so glad they are few and far between. I hope Nathan's tummy is feeling better... :( ~Kristen at St Monica's Bridge

  2. Just browsed by from SherryTex's blog and I just have to comment on the adorable picture at the top! Even if the photo is from 2006, that is the cutest two little boys I have ever seen!

  3. Lauren - actually the picture is from January 2011. :) My camera just had the wrong date on it! Thanks for the complement...I think they're pretty cute too!