Thursday, December 18, 2008

The last few weeks I have done a lot of thinking about this last year.... Matt and I have been through a rough year this last year... There have been some financial issues and family issues ... I have to say that many of these issues would break a marriage in the end it has made ours stronger.. Don't get me wrong their have been many day's I thought this just might be the end but in turn it has made us realize that we need to re lie on each other more ...I truly believe after this year we can make it through anything...


This year I have also learned that I have some truly wonderful friends... My side of the family doesn't live that close, and this at times is really hard for me... My friends have truly become family ... Thank you all for your support and shoulder to cry on without that support I would be lost .... We have had some great times too... Painting parties at my new house and yours, trips to Jelly belly, countless days swimming at your pool, BMX Racing, fun trips to target just to get away and everyone just coming over to play ping pong.. And countless hours on the phone just chatting away with all you...( I hope I have a memory for all of you) I have had a great year with all you and think of you as sisters ... Can't wait for the new year .... You are a blessing to me...



Boy have my kids grown this year Hayden turned 8 and has done a great job this year in school, has been a star athlete on the Base ball field ... You are a caring and smart boy I am proud that you call me mom...



Brycen has turned 6 this year , my little boy who always has a smile with such a tinder heart... You have grown in school so much this year.. You have amazed me how smart you are ... You did so well Racing Bmx And playing base ball.. You are a wonderful son,and I'm proud of you...



Then their is Olivia she turned 3 this year .... What do I say about the little girl who calls me her best friend, but when she mad at me says I'm not your best friend anymore.... Some day's you make me crazy but I love you more then you know...You are so full of funny things I never have a day with out Laughter when your around.... Your funny name for me Momma Mia where you got that I don't know but I'm glad I 'm special ...Your a beautiful little girl .... My mom always said to me Pretty is as pretty does , Remember that...



Their have been many new relationships this year too and ones that have just got stronger... I have realized how blessed I am to have such a great dad, I can count on you in so many ways , Even though we have been through a lot the last few months your support for my decisions has been great, you have a great wife and I'm so glad you have each other... Thanks Darlene for always treating Matt and I and our kids like your own... We love you..



.Matt's parents have been wonderful to they really treat me like one of their own .... It's a great feeling to know I always have you close by for you unconditional love and support ... You are great Grand Parents ...Thank you for always being involved in everything the kids do... They Love to see you on the side lines and always are excited when they get to spend time with you....


I hope everyone has time to reflect on your year and realize that even though we may go through hard times we truly are blessed by who we are surrounded by .... My hope for the next year is to take time to enjoy the blessing I have and not sweat the small stuff...

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

One Of Those Day's

I know I haven't been keeping up on this blog very good lately ... I have had a lot going on some major changes in our lives... Never mind the fact that it's Christmas time... Any way after a long day today I found myself on the computer trying to escape the insanity of my family ...I haven't even started my Christmas cards and am thinking at this point it's might not happen, anyway as I went through pics of this last year I came across this one

I have to say it brightened my day... Every time I look at it it makes me laugh... What a sassy little goof ball... Hopefully I can get over my blogger block and start writing again...

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Photo Tag

I'm really excited I read friends blogs all the time and they get tagged to do different thing's and I have never been tagged.. So this is the first time... SO the object is you have to take the fourth picture in your fourth picture album and post it and tell about the picture...Here's my picture.

This picture was taken on March 31, 2005.... It's a very special day for me it was the day I gave birth to Olivia... This picture is the first time I saw her. The nurse was cleaning her off as I got my look at her... So this is the little girl that has made me so sick the last 9 months... Isn't she beautiful ? She had a ton of curly red hair... She was born at 4:45pm and weighed in at 8lbs. 5oz. 21 inches long... And our life has never been the same...

Thanks Michal for the tag it brought back a great memory ...

Saturday, October 18, 2008

"I Am" Meme

I am: Devoted to my family and have proven to my self to be much stronger than I thought

I have: A lot of thing's to be grateful for: Family, friends,Great Husband and kids , a roof over our head.

I dislike: petty people

I miss:My Grandmother she was everything to me, My Kindred Spirit

I fear: Losing a child or one of my parents

I feel:happy were my life is and is going

I smell: Sweet I love perfume and wear it everyday ( I hope you think it smells good)

I cry: A lot I cry really easy T.V. shows ,music, watching my kids play sports , I guess I'm just a crier

I usually: Am ready for anything


I wonder: What the future will bring.

I regret: Yelling at my kids .

I love: Spending time with Matt and the way he makes me feel.

I care: about the friends in my life.

I always:check my email and MySpace

I am not: ever going to admit defeat

I remember: Words to almost every song on the radio

I believe: Their is a plan for me and my family

I dance: with the kids we love to Tango.

I sing: All the time ( the kids ask me too stop)

I don't always: get my way. But I usually do!:)

I argue: When I'm tired

I win: sometimes, but not consistently. But I love to play.

I lose: Socks I don't understand how they all make it to the washer but come out missing

I wish: there were more hours in the day.

I listen: To my friends

I don't understand: Why my kids can't ever Listen

I need: a little time for myself once in a while

I forget: Every thing I have the worst short term memory My friends will tell you I forget mid sentence what I'm saying

I am happy: With who I have become

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

A New Room For Livvy

So a few months ago I decided it was time for Olivia to go to a big girl bed...I know kinda late but the last baby is really hard to give up... So I started looking for a bed... You must understand I have champagne taste on a beer budget... Matt let me know their wasn't a lot of money to be spending on her new room... Of course I took this as a challenge.... So first I told my girlfriends to be on the lookout I needed a bed for Livvy...
In no time I got a call from a friend that was at a garage sale and said their was a bed if I was creative....This is what I found

The bed was an ugly old brown when I first saw it the lady said she would give me the whole thing mattress and all for $20... I about fell over , of course I said sold... I brought it home and went in to tell Matt I need your help to unload something... Looking at me crazy I said I bought Livvy a bed .. Next question how much ? Twenty dollars... I could see the look what is this going to cost.... Much to his surprise he was impressed with my bargain.. We decided to paint it a light lavender... Matt sprayed it so it would come out better and have a sturdier finish... It came out Beautiful... I then painted the walls a celery color... I was shopping at T.J.Max and found a set of Laura Ashley sheets that Livvy loved ..... $12 for a set of sheets not bad...I found a eyelet comforter in lavender for $30 ... Right after finding the sheet
I was talking to my dad , who has recently taken up painting and ask him if he could paint a few pictures for livvy's room... I sent him a pic of the fairies on the sheets and this is what he sent back...
They are perfect they totally make the room... I think it has been amazing how for under a hundred dollars I have changed her room from a nursery to a little girls room... Their are a few things I still want to do... I would love to hang a chandelier so I'm on the look at for that and I still need to change the drawer pull's for the dresser and bed...
I guess the thing that matters most is she loves it ... She is now playing in there all the time and she has been sleeping in their every night... I guess she really is a Big Girl now!

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Could You Hear It?

The screaming that was coming from my house last night was way too loud for me... Matt and the kids were screaming at this

Lowrie sends Red Sox back to ALCS
Rookie ropes walk-off single, setting up showdown with Rays
It may not seem that big of a deal to you but at this house it's huge !!! You have no choice in this house but to be a Red Sox fan... I will hate to see what happens here if they don't make it to the World Series... Good Luck Red Sox... I know this family will be rooting for you...

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Picture Day

Yesterday was picture day for the boy's... I had to take a few pic's because they looked so cute..
What a handsome devil he is ... He's getting so big... He was really excited about the new shirt and of course the high lights in his hair... He is so into what he looks like... Looks like trouble to me..
They looked so cute I didn't have much time to take pics but I'm sure their School ones will turn out great... I'm a lucky mom with some darn good looking kid's , I'm not biased or anything...

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Olivia's First Day of Preschool


It's really hard for me to believe that my baby girl is going to preschool... She was so excited to go she knows a few other little ones so of course this makes it easier... She was up bright and early ready to go... With a back pack of course...

I was worried that she might not be nice to her class mates because she is used to the boy's letting her get away with anything ... But I'm happy to report according to the teacher one of the best behaved.. I guess it's impossible for her to do it here and there... Oh well..On the 3rd day I dropped her off ... She said to me I thought you were leaving and of course in true Mandy fashion I was crying I guess she is ready to be there on her own...

The first day I didn't quit know what to do with myself it's strange to have a quiet house but I think I will learn to like it...
This little guy is one of my friends that I meet when Hayden and her son went to preschool together... And now our babies are going together

Who's your Candidate

So if you know me you know I love politics... I wasn't raised to even know much about them both of my parents have never even voted ... I know it makes me crazy too... I'm sure they wonder where I have gotten the love for politics... SO let me tell you... I have always been interested in them just never knew anyone to educate me further or talk to me about it... Until I meet my mother-in-law she has taught me how the system works and we have countless talks about it... We may not always agree but that's what I like you get a different view of things...

I have many friends who are Republican and Democrat... I think sometimes we get too caught up in which side your on instead of the issues... I have voted on both sides and at times am disappointed by both...This country is in bad shape and we need some major changes...



I was not real impressed with the debates... I didn't see any winning side I think they were equal.. Actually I found it boring... I'm sure Thursday's debate will be good... I don't know about you but I want to hear about thing's that affect most peoples lives... The economy, education, health care ect... I hope we can see these subjects debated before election day...

Picking a candidate is a personal choice and many may not agree with who you choose but that's what's beautiful about our country we are free to choose...Many people have said that Obama isn't experienced enough .. Really though is anyone experienced enough? None of them have held this job ... I think that it's a job you learn on the job ... You never know what will happen the next 4 years.... So what makes you qualified? The petty knit picking over he said she said I find annoying ... I think it would be a great thing to see a different race or gender in the white house but we can't pick based on this ... So the next 5 weeks we really need to think about the future and the things that are important to you... Based on these thing's pick a candidate that is good for you.... As for me I will choose
Barack Obama ... It's okay if you don't agree with me I have made my decision based on my beliefs and what I want for our future ... This doesn't mean I agree with everything he says but he fit's my list better than the rest...

If you support Obama you might enjoy this link
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjXyqcx-mYY

Time to Catch up

Ok so I haven't blogged in a while , I have been busy with school starting and sports and you know just life as a mom... But I really am going to try to do more.. So if your new to my blog or just forgot please leave me a message if you don't have a account just leave a comment under anonymous (sign your name of course)

Friday, September 5, 2008

Brycen Turns 6


Six years ago today at around 10am I began labor with Brycen... It was a hot day I remember driving to the hospital not knowing what to expect ... I was going to be induced this time because of the size of his brother... Little did I know I was in for it.... It was a long hard labor one I wouldn't wish on anyone ... Finally after 16 hours at 2:42 am I gave birth too my second son Brycen... He weighed 9lbs. 5 oz. 21 inches long... Matt had came up with his name Brycen he had a dream about it and I finally gave in... It's not that I didn't like it I just didn't want to people to call him Bryce... So of course I told everyone that was not his name and they better not call him that... I new my mother -in -law would do it just to get at me but guess who called him it first ME... So I guess it wasn't that big of a deal and of course now I like it....
Brycen wasn't the easiest baby in the begaining but about three months he began to just be the the happiest little guy around... He just loved Hayden and always followed him around...He has always looked up to him and is always thrilled when he can achieve something Hayden has... Brycen has a sensitive side to him he the one who will get his feelings hurt and always feels better when he's in your lap...
He always tells me how much he loves me and how is never going to move out he wants to live with me forever.... A few months ago Brycen decided he wanted to change his name to Bobby his middle name is Robert after Matt and I dads ... He acts just like my dad and even looks like him and he thinks it's a great thing ... So he wants to change his name to be just like him...I think it's cute even though I can't get used to calling him it no one does ... Brycen has so many great things about him he has the the cutest laugh and always has a smile on his face...He is sneaky and will never admit blame for anything...It's always someone else's fault... He is a smart boy who loves to play baseball and is the first to help anyone if they are hurt or sick... He's a good little brother and a great big brother...He's always the first one to play babies with Olivia and never complains about it...Then he will turn right around and race BMX with Hayden ...Being the middle child is not the easiest thing but he manages it just fine... He has a heart as big as Texas and if you ask anyone he's know for his caring way's ... There are just too many thing's to list that make him special to us.... It's Hard to believe that six years has gone so quick ...You always make us laugh with the funny little things you say ... Our lives have became more complete when you came into our lives... We love you Brycen !! Happy birthday Brycee Bear !!!

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Baseball


This week has been a busy week I haven't had time to post that much... The boy's started school and baseball practice... Hayden has been playing the last four years and Brycen the last two, It's really time consuming but they really like it and Matt enjoys coaching them...A lot has changed this season
the boy's are learning to pitch ... Which isn't as easy as it sounds Hayden being a perfectionist has had a hard time with this... He wants to just do it and it hasn't come that easy for him... He is used to trying something and mastering it from the beginning but not this time... He still is a excellent player he is a great batter and good at fielding the ball... I trying to help him see we all have things were good at that's why it takes a team... Not an easy concept for a 8 year old but he will get it.As for Brycen he is the youngest on the team he is still working on a lot of his skills, even though he isn't a bad player he has the biggest heart out there... He is always ready to do what ever is ask of him and when he hits the ball the smile on his face is priceless...He tells Matt and I he was born to play baseball... You never know maybe one of them will make it to the big leagues, maybe not but a college scholarship would be nice...I'm really proud to see the boy's out there they give it there all, and It's great to see Matt enjoy something with them... he is a great coach he really care about every kid out there and always gives them a 100%... These boy's sure do make me proud..
This is the boy's warming up Of course Olivia has to warm up too...

Friday, August 29, 2008

Quotes

I love quotes I am forever trying to remember them and never can... So for a while now when I come across one I try to put it on our fridge so I see it and can give myself little food for thoughts... So I decided I'm going to make a list of them on the side of my blog... So make sure you check it out from time to time to see if there is anything new, hopefully one will inspire you... Leave me a comment and let me know your favorite quotes..

Monday, August 25, 2008

That Time Of Year

Well it's that time of year again... The kids are going off to school... this year is big changes for our family .. My baby boy is going to the 1st grade that means he will be gone all day... A part of me is excited think of all the things I can accomplish when two are gone all day... But there is a part of me that is sad I miss those little bugars when their gone, Brycen said this morning this is our last day together your going to get a break from me tomorrow but I'm going to miss you... I will miss him too I told him with tears in my eyes... He of course couldn't understand why I was crying... I'm one of those mom's who can't wait for a break but when they finally go I miss them so much...
I remember Matt and I went away for our anniversary the boys were little we didn't even have Olivia yet and we came home early because we missed them so much... Let me tell you that once we got home we thought what were we thinking... So tomorrow my boy's will head off to school... They are both excited and nervous.. I guess I feel the same way... Believe me their will be a lot of tears and pictures for me too share...

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Bye Bye Wheels

This evening some good friends of ours came over , their son loves to come over and ride his bike with my kids... We were enjoying the nice evening when Olivia started into her chant " I want my binky" trying to distract her I said we should try taking your training wheels off... We had tried a few months ago at her persistence and she wasn't really ready to do it... So off she ran into the house to tell daddy to take her training wheels off... I thought well this will buy me a few minutes of peace and quiet... With in a few minutes she came out side with Matt ready for no training wheels... She got all ready and off she went .. On the first try she was riding with no training wheels...

Of course there was a few falls which really were no big deal , but she cried like it was the end of the world... In so many ways she is a prissy little girl... She can definitely hang with the big boy's though... After a few minutes of watching her riding with no training wheels I thought what a fool am I ... This is my baby and I just made her seem older.. I don't want her too grow up she's the last one I got... Her sweet little giggle and smile made me smile and realize she maybe growing up but she will always be my baby...

Matt got into the action too... I have pictures of my dad riding my bike the day I learned to ride with no training wheels they look just like this one... Here is the video I took of her ... Notice you don't here my voice because I was crying ...I know I'm a sap but I always cry for two reasons when I watch the kids do something new or something I proud of them doing ... I cry because I'm so proud of them and happy for them... And because they are breaking my heart growing up so fast... I bet my mom was crying too behind the camera the day I learned to ride with no training wheels...
video

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

A Little Cinderella

When I was little I loved Cinderella ... I would watch the movie all the time... When I was in the 6th grade I even got to play Cinderella in the school play... I thought that was the best thing that had ever happened to me...
I started realizing the last few weeks that Olivia would probably love to watch Cinderella... So I went on half bay and bought it... We got it on Saturday and that is all we have been watching... This morning I came in the living room to find her singing and dancing to it... The next time I came in to check on them I found she had ask Brycen to help her get her dress on...
It looks like she will be wearing it all day I can't convince her to put her other clothes on... She says no I'm a princess and they wear pretty dresses...She's right ! I guess I will have my own little Cinderella for the day...

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Race Night


The last couple years we have spent most Saturday night's at the Races... The boy's have been BMX racing... When they aren't playing baseball... Last night they did great... Brycen who really hasn't been to into it has finally got the bug... He used to be on a joy ride, when he would pass me in the stands he would wave and say "Hi Mom" ... Matt would say your supposed to be racing , watching where your going not waving at your mom... Of course I thought it was precious.. He loves his mommy...So last night he didn't wave he was on a mission, and it payed off he got 2nd place... The smile on his face was priceless...
Hayden did pretty good too... He didn't qualify for the main event last night .. This is not typical of him.. When Hayden first started out racing he won 8 straight races and then he had to move up to the Intermediate ... There he has struggled a bit more ... It hasn't come as easy I think most of it is a head game ... Last night I was still very proud of him ... Usually when he doesn't win he is a poor sport...(witch is really embarrassing) But last night he took it well... He said where he could improve next time and was ready to cheer on his brother in his race... When Brycen came back with a trophy he put his arm around him and told him what a great job he did... That was a win in my book...(even though Matt reminded me not a real win I guess it depends how you look at it)
Last but not least is Olivia... Olivia races in the training wheel race... Last night she was the only one who raced so of course she was the the 1st place winner... She usually races against two or three little ones... They give them a trophy no matter what place they come in ... They race from the last hill on the track witch is never enough for he... She always wants to go again... Last night she said " I beat those guys" I guess in her mind...I think one day she might beat her brothers...

We have really good friends that go with us ... It's really a good time to cheer on the kid's and relax with friends... It's a family sport that we all get in to and really enjoy... Here's a little video I took of Livvy's race last night...

video

Friday, August 8, 2008

Olivia's Hair


Olivia was born with beautiful Red hair... She has pretty curls and a lot of it... She has always let me put cute barrettes or braids..

I know she was too stinking cute... Oh how I miss those day's .... Know we have hit the trying Three's ... And she is very trying... I still love her but can't wait till were out of this faze...

Witch leads me to my new poll... her hair grows like crazy I cut her hair every few months, and it's still in the middle of her back... It just seems like so much work.. She no longer allows me to brush it... Only daddy can brush it , they even have a special brush "the Ouch less"... Oh please I waited all these years for a girl and I can't even brush her hair without her screaming... So I have been thinking about cutting it ... Not to short but at least to her shoulders.. I think less tangles , won't look so bad all this hair in her face... I can't even imagine her hair shorter but it might make it easier to take care of... So let me know in the poll on the left what you think... Even if you vote I cut it just know I might chicken out...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Silly Girl

This morning I woke up to Olivia "mommy I hungry , can I watch toons"

Slowly I stumble in to the kitchen make a bowel of cereal for her and turn on toons...As I'm in the kitchen making coffee this is what I over hear...

Oswald Cartoon : "Oh No, Now what will I use to make the bird house"

Olivia :" Get the Hammer you MORON!!!"

What do you say to that? All I could do was laugh and I still am...
My mom used to say about me at this age "She's full of it but she's a lot of fun" I guess I now know what she meant...

Monday, August 4, 2008

He THinks He's A Man

Last night I was laying down in my bed I have been fighting a cold or allergies I'm not sure witch... Any way I was laying down in my room ... Hayden came in and ask if he could take a shower in my bathroom... Me feeling bad said sure why not...After several minutes of hearing the shower I heard the sink water running.... I thought what a good boy brushing his teeth without me even asking him...Then he emerged from the bathroom with a smirk on his face almost looking guilty , but I thought he knows I'm happy be brushed without asking...As he walked from the room I smelled a very familiar smell.. One I love after shave.... Then I realized that's not just any after shave it's Matt's....


Hayden: Mom don't get mad at me

Me: What did you do that I would be mad?

Hayden: I used daddy's shave cream but I washed it right off

Me: Why would I be upset at that?

Hayden: Because (smirk) I also used the razor

Me: Are you cut? (trying to sound calm) Where did you shave?

Hayden: No I'm not cut and I did my nick and cheeks

After complete inspection I think pretty good job not even a nick not bad for a rookie... After having the discussion that he really isn't old enough to shave yet and you could cut yourself he admits he just wanted to see how it feels... I can except that he's curious and growing up...(way to fast )


A little later I go into the bathroom and there I see the shave cream and razor on the sink I think little stinker I still can't believe he didn't cut himself... Then I look closer and What do I see ? He left the cover on the blade...HAHAHA No wonder he didn't cut himself ...He maybe growing up but thankfully he doesn't have it all figured out...

And I didn't tell some things are better not known...

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Time to Get Up and Move

My girlfriend Michal on her blog Relishing Motherhood has a competition to exercise 30 min a day ,6 days a week,for 3 months... At first I thought of every reason why I couldn't do it... I don't really like to compete not because I'm not competitive but because I hate to loose and will beat myself up if I fail... So after a few day's of soul searching I decided I need to do it for myself... What's the worst that could happen I might like it or maybe loose a few pounds.. Darn wouldn't that be awful...If I quit all together than I will loose 25 dollars not bad for 3 months... I've lost a lot more money than that when I've quit going to the gym..

Several friends have said to me " when will you find time for that" true I thought , then I thought wait a second if I can't give myself 30 minutes a day than there's a problem... I put my family first everyday and I think I deserve to take a little time for myself (like 30 minutes is really a lot!) I always find time to watch T.V. or read a book. Than I will find time to move more..Yes Matt works a lot and I am busy with 3 kids but why cant' they go with me? Matt doesn't work 24 hours a day , some day's I might have to be creative....So this my plan...

I can walk around the neighbor hood , I can ride bikes with the kids, jump on the trampoline , take the kids to the park and walk around the park while they play,do an exercise tape, take them swimming .. .The more I think about it , It will be good for all of us.... I know that in the past when I exercise that it in turn helps me to make better food choices...

So this is my hope that some of you out there will join me (it's always easier with support) , or even call me up some day's and ask me to go walking or swimming, we can even take our kids to the park...Leave me a comment and let me know your thought or give me some inspiration... I might need it...

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Cousins


When I was growing up my cousins lived across the street.. They were some one I spent most of my time with... I really didn't realize how important it was to grow up with cousins till I had my own children... I have five nieces and nephews... Unfortunately three of them don't live close but I have two nephews who do... It seems recently my nephew Grant and my oldest Hayden have become great friends....(and they even let Brycen tag along) It makes my heart so happy to see them get along and want to hang out with one another... Even though they are a few years apart they still have alot in common... They like to meet at Grandmas house and swim and ride skate boards... Their new thing is to catch lizards.. Yuk!! Hayden wants to do everything Grant does... He wants the same hair cut,clothes,sunglasses,you name it he knows what Grant would get... I think it's cute how he looks up to him... I think it makes Grant feel good too...

Then their is Garrette he is Olivia's favorite and he is so good with her... She says Garrette's her "Best Friend".. Too cute

I think family is so important ... I always wanted a big family ...I look forward to the kids growing up and having their own families to make us one big family... Their a special bond with cousins...I hope that the friendships they are building now with their cousins is a lasting friendship...I'm sure it will be

Matt's Birthday

Today is Matt's Birthday and all he wanted was cherry turnovers and coffee in bed.. So I got up at 7am and went to the grocery store... I got his cherry turn overs... The kids took in their cards, coffee and turn overs and of course woke him up...So much for sleeping in on your birthday..They were excited and couldn't wait.

Matt had to work today on his Birthday ... So the kids and I decieded to make cup cakes and surprise him with dinner and a birthday treat...We took him I Love Terriyaki and yellow cake with chocolate frosting cup cakes his favorite ....I think he was happy we came by for the surprise... The kids thought it was great...

Hopefully he we made him feel special and loved on his special day ....Isn't that what it's all about... We love you .. Happy Birthday!!!

Girl's will be Girl's

It seems every couple of day's this is what I see
Olivia in my make up ... She always says " Don't I look pretty momma just like you" and I try to contain my laughter "of course your pretty"... I hope I don't look like this...I guess I need to find a new hiding spot for my make up...

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Happy BirthDay!!!


This Thursday is Matt's Birthday ... So I wanted to do a tribute to him... It may get a little sappy but believe me every thing I will say is true...

I believe that there are many people in this world that you get along with... You could even live with and have a happy life ... But I think you only have one Soul Mate.... I truly believe I have found mine....
On our first date Matt told me one day he was going to marry me... Me with a nervous laugh said yeah right, but inside I knew he was the one... We were engaged in April the same year and Married the following April in 1999... That was the best day of my life.. I felt I had married my best friend...

When we stared to have our children I really realized that he was going to be a great Dad ...The love he has for his kids is truly amazing ... There is nothing he won't do for them...
He loves to coach Base Ball for the boy's ... He not only is there for his own boy's but he really cares about the other kids on his team... He always talks about them .. When one is struggling he is always trying to find a way to help them...He really takes it seriously... (sometimes too much) but the passion he has for the game and for the kids is awesome...He really puts his heart and soul into coaching them... Every thing he does he is passionate about , he always does his best...

He is know at the Rail Road for his hard work and always there to help another coworker in any way he can...His cell phone is always ringing from coworkers who come to him for help or advise...

He has been a wonderful husband to me over the years... He always is supportive me ...Over the years we have had our share of financial ,health, or family issues but we have always found a way to work through it... It's the little thing's he does that always reminds me how much he loves me ... For this I think it has made us stronger...And don't get me wrong the man can get on my nerve in two seconds flat... But I love him more than any thing in this world ... With him I think any thing is possible...There are so many wonderful things I could say... I think some times I get so busy with everyday life and forget to tell the ones closest to me how special they really are...So today I want Matt to know how much I love him and appreciate all he does for this family... Your sacrifices for this family never go unnoticed....The kids and I truly blessed that we have you...

I Love you !!! HAPPY 35th BIRTHDAY!!!