*I graduate in 1 week. I am thrilled yet nervous because I dont know how I am going to make it through the next week. I have so many tests, assignments, and projects.
*My master bathroom stinks. Like really bad. We think the smell is coming from the toilet. We have tried baking soda and vinegar, drain-o, and every cleaning product out there. Nothing. It still smells. Should I call a plumber?
*My dryer is about to die. I have to run it three times to dry a load of laundry. I guess I could ask for a new dryer for Christmas, but who wants to ask for a dryer for Christmas? NOT ME!
*I looked at the resolutions I set at the beginning of the year. My number one goal was to lose 20 pounds. I am thrilled to say that I have lost 50 lbs since January....but I have gained 7 lbs just this past week. I am thinking it is due to stress and poor eating because I dont have time to cook.
*Once this semester ends I am going to organize my house. It has to happen.
*I am constantly wondering when we should have our next baby. Some days I feel ready to be a mom of two and other days I cant even handle the one.
*Lately I have been feeling overwhelmed when it comes to parenting. But then I think of my amazing mother who basically raised six kids on her own.
*Jordan and I have so much anxiety about paying our taxes this year. It will be our first year with his business and we hope and pray we are prepared for the jumbo tax bill we will get.
*I really want a cleaning lady. How much are they? For like one day a week?
*Jordan and I are trying really hard to get involved in our new ward. We love it. We love the people in our ward and all the fun stuff we do with them. Jordan's dad has always told us that whatever we put into our ward we will get out of our ward. So true.
*I want a piano. Whenever I go home to Utah I sit down and play my mom's piano and it calms me down. I need a piano in my own house.
*I passed my Praxis tests. The Praxis tests are the tests you have to take to be a certified teacher. They cost a bajillion dollars to take and they are super hard. I am so grateful I passed on my first try.
*I am grateful I have stuck it out and I am graduating with my degree. It took me six years to get it, but I did it. Even though I will not be teaching (at least for now) I will use my degree everyday at home with my kids. I dont know what I would do without the knowledge I gained at BYUI.
*I am trying to be a typical suburban housewife. I made neighborhood Christmas presents this year (still have to deliver them) and I sent out Christmas cards. I feel grown up.
*I want to go on a vacation. I am thinking Disneyworld. Who would like to fund this vacation for me? Any takers?? :)
*I am so grateful for Jordan's business. It puts food on our table and keeps us in a warm house.
*I listened to this song yesterday for the first time, and I cried. I dont know why, but I cried like a baby.
*I discovered the website retailmenot.com, can we say amaze-balls! It gives you coupon codes to every store.
*I now feel guilty for blogging. I have a crying baby running around the house, dishes piled high, a stack of mail to go through, and 11 voice mails I need to return. I need more hours in the day.
Hope you all have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!
here are some recent pics...
|We let Hadley open her big Christmas present early. She loves it.|
|Grandma with Lincoln and Hadley over Thanksgiving.|
|Hadley at the pumpkin patch.|
|I asked Jordan for Christams lights on the house. He gave me red and green light bulbs.|
|Part of my fam over Thanksgiving. I look wiped out.|