Trent and Julian

Trent and Julian

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Now

I feel like my little blog has been neglected!! At first it was my laptop acting up.I officially need a new battery and more memory.EEK! I tried uploading photos from my phone to my laptop to blog but it only accepted 9 photos. I have to ask hubby what's up with that,lol! I am officially re-starting my spring cleaning.I started in March (kind of)and then it became cold here again so it is feeling like winter.Not very motivating for cleaning,I would rather curl up under my blankets and just find pretty house blogs to look at. I do have a bunch of repainting to do. More touching up the walls and refreshing them but I hope to repaint a dresser in our bedroom.That project will be a complete makeover since I need new hardware .I also would love to do an accent wall behind it.Life just seems so busy for us right now.The family has grown in size and with that comes more family functions,birthday parties,etc.Hopefully I can get the house in great shape before summer!!Just thought I would drop in to say HI!!!! Hope everyone is having a great Spring!!!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Baby Finn

I haven't written on my blog in awhile.Time is flying by!!! Maybe some of you know by now but if not we are grandparents again!!! Baby Finn was born on Feb.11,2015 to our daughter Paloma and her fiancé Jake.I was blessed to be present when the baby was born!!Baby Finn weighed 8 lbs and 1oz.e was 20 1/2 inches long and was born at 4:21pm.Here are photos of a photo shoot I took of baby Finn
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Friday, February 6, 2015

Valentines Day Candles

Hi everyone.I did a DIY soy candle making video on youtube.I show how to make a fragrance candle and a essential oil candle. Hope you enjoy it and make some for yourself.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Julian's 13th Birthday!!!!

Julian's Lego stop motion youtube channel My baby is growing up!!!! So hard to believe but he is growing into a very talented artist!!! He has his own Youtube channel and makes these movies! He also helps me edit my videos.I am really proud of the young man he has turned into.He was my easiest baby all around,from his delivery to just about everything.We became a complete family since his birth:) For his birthday Julian requested that he would like to open some wrapped presents and also would like to pick out his own presents.He is like his mom,lol! So we woke up and he opened his gifts before Dad went to work and then the boys and I went to pick up Jacob .Julian wanted Taco Bell for lunch and so we went:) It was his lucky day because after we ordered the worker gave us all FREE large drinks if I filled out a survey.We were pumped,lol!!! After lunch he wanted to go to GameStop which is a video game store.I kind of browsed at Ulta and Sephora which were right next door then we ended up at Target.He was in heaven!!!He scored a large stash of games!In the evening we had his birthday cake and we ordered pizza from Toppers(thats what he wanted) I had to drive to the next town to pick it up since his brother called the wrong pizza place and they wouldn't deliver.Bummer,but it was a happy day on the end!!!!!! Love you Jules!!!!!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Dressing Room Tour

Ok,so I am learning how to edit on my iPad using iMovie and this what I did so far!!! Hands down my FAVORITE room in my house (second to my pantry,lol)I have added a few new girly pieces to it and I am in LOVE!!I found another 3 tiered cake/cupcake stand from Opuluent Treasures like the one I purchased last year ,in a different color and about 1/3 of the price at Homegoods!!!! We went out of town a few weeks ago and I picked the hotel we stayed at (from our last anniversary) because it had resteraunts that we liked and it had the BEST Homegoods store across the street.Of course ,it was a really nice hotel as well ,lol:) Here is my mini movie trailer of my favorite haapy place! I may need a bigger room soon,lol!! A look into my favorite room!!!

Monday, January 12, 2015

New Year 2015!!

Happy New Year!!Although it is January 12 already lol!!! I am ready to write my new goals for the year!!! I just started working out again but I need to commit to 3 days a week. I will go to Zumba on Monday nights,possibly Wednesday mornings and one day at a different gym with hubby. I usually will go on the treadmill or elliptical,maybe some weight machines(at hubby's gym). I also would love to do some Yoga and Pilates at home when I can't get to a class. As for diet,I really feel my body does best on a low carb, protein based diet.I wouldn't say high protein but balanced low carb.The challenge for me is that my husband does love more carb style food,so the challenge will be to really think about what I order when I am out on a date night or saying NO to the kids for a fast food run. Today I woke up and made a protein shake that was delicious. I used almond milk,chocolate protein powder , ground chia and flax seed and a tiny bit of frozen strawberries and banana. I probably should switch the fruit to blueberry to make it more low carb but I am taking baby steps.I usually get over strict with myself and then will basically go back to eating crappy:( Also if the scale moves up instead of down from muscle gain I freak out!! All this is crazy but real.I really want to be easier on myself since for my age. I know I look pretty good but I always want to be better. My birthday is next month and I want to look GREAT for that so that is my mission :). I just thought about it ,I will allow a cheat day once a week!!! I also want to organize my house .I really want to be a neat and tidy as Martha Stewart,lol. Living with all boys that is a struggle ( even my boy dogs are messy)! Along with my fitness goals ,I want to learn to cook low protein meals that are delicious!!!That one would really impress hubby. Last year I started wearing more makeup and I want to carry that into this year.I want to dress up at least on the weekends but look nice even when I am home. For house goals,I want to repaint the kitchen (same color) and freshen up the rooms on the first floor,repaint my room and maybe even add some cool wallpaper to a tiny section of the room. In the spring we need to finish the outside of the pantry and maybe start working on the garage ,oh yeah add a new fence to the back of our yard.Me and the boys tore it down about 2 summers ago ( there is still a chain link fence up) but I need privacy .I noticed I haven't wanted to be in the yard because I dislike seeing the neighbors behind us.We may add another bathroom to our main level.I really hate when we have clients or guests over and they have to go upstairs and use the bathroom.we finally worked out a plan where it would go on the main floor.The bathroom would be the main project of this year. It would be a game changer.