Thursday, November 21, 2013

Phone Dump Friday!

First off, a HUGE thank you to Hubby Jack for making my blog look so fantastic!  I've always just used free backgrounds and headers and usually spent half a day trying to figure out how to get it installed. It was awesome to be able to just tell him my thoughts and let him do all the work!

On to the phone dump...

I don't think there is enough memory in the universe to hold all the pictures that I have on my phone. I constantly get messages that say my phone can't be "backed up" because there is not enough storage. I find myself in awkward situations where there is an awesome moment I need to capture and instead of capturing it, I'm trying to figure out what to delete!  I also haven't done the latest update because I don't have enough memory...I just can't get rid of any pics or apps. I just can't...

I've been a busy lady over the last few months. Here's the proof...

Happy Friday everyone!  Don't think I could make it through another workday!

Thursday, October 24, 2013


Lately, I have been enjoying lots of family time and football watching. I'm not going to do much talking. I will let the pictures speak for themselves. 

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Happy First Birthday, Eli!

Y'all, my life has been a complete whirlwind the last couple of months!  We found out we were moving back to Alabama, bought a house, moved 700 miles, unpacked AND planned my baby's first birthday party...all in a matter of 2 months!  Needless to say, there were many all-nighters and without the help of my family, I couldn't have done it all.

Eli's first birthday was everything I wanted it to be.  It was a wonderful day of fellowship with our close friends and family.  We did a nautical/sailboat theme and I thought it turned out perfect!  We cooked hot dogs, watched him eat his smash cake and swam in the pool. The rain held off for his party, thank goodness!  Our sweet friend, Jenny, came and took pictures for me so that I could actually enjoy the day without worrying about getting the perfect shot of everything!  

I worked for 2 hours on that "life ring" wreath!  It turned out super cute!

Red and white yarn wrapped around a styrofoam ring. I hot glued the wooden anchor and hot glued welcome sign to the back. Love the end result!  I may remove the welcome sign and use by the pool all summer long!

These were so tedious, but SO cute!  Totally worth the time!  Life savers, red sharpie and twine!  That's it!  Super cute!

Fish bowls with Swedish fish, blue sharks and goldfish. I put large gallon ziplock bags with water and blue food coloring to make it look like the "ocean."  Fish nets to get out the treats for the grab bags. 

Grab bags!  2012 for year he was born. I ended up putting the time of his birth as well. I also had anchors and ship wheels. 

Hawaiian punch and sweet tea!  It's been a long time since I've had sweet tea!!  

Fish net with monthly pictures of Eli. I painted wooden sailboats and added ribbon detail. Very tedious, but worth it!  Used tiny clothes pins to secure to net. 

The Birthday Boy!  He had a blast!

My precious niece, Peyton!  She loves the water!  Love that sweet girl!

Eli and Ezra. They are 3 months apart. Precious :) makes my heart smile!

Very memorable day!  This has been the best year of my far! 

Monday, April 8, 2013

Saturday Tradition

For the last month or so, we have been going out to Genghis Grill for lunch on Saturday. It has to be the best Mongolian food ever! So yummy!

After lunch, we drove around taking back roads in Tulsa. It's amazing how big of a place this is! We've been here over a year and a half and we still haven't seen it all!

We visited a couple of Harley shops. My husband rides...I do not. I used to before I had Eli. If you met my husband in person, you would never dream that he owns a Harley. He is very preppy. He likes to dress up. He wears dress clothes to work every day, but he jumps on that Harley and looks like a natural!

After the Harley shops we took Eli to the park. He loves the swing! He grins and giggles and it's the cutest thing! He did get a little startled by the huge fountain in the pond at the park. I have no idea why. That was our cue to go!

~Jillian is kicking my tail!! I'm very excited to share some before and after pics in a few weeks! I can't stand her...but I love her too :)

~ I'm also very excited to reveal some fabulous news in the next few weeks!  Stay tuned!

Have a great Monday!

I laid Eli in his crib to drink his bottle while I took a bathroom break.  I came back to find him like this!  Little cutie!

That sweet baby loves the swing!

That's my red face after Jillian Michaels almost killed me! 

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Life's Little Blessings~ Day 7

For the last 7 days, I have been teaming up with Megan for a week's worth of blessings!  It has been so fun to post about the blessings in my life.  I have so many and I feel so unworthy!

Today, I am thankful for Megan!  We met in preschool and were friends from the get-go.  I have pictures from our kindergarten trip to the zoo...we both had on pink and white polka dot outfits!

We have had so many fun times.  One in particular sticks out...getting lost trying to find the "club."  Dragging women out of Hogan's.  That's all I'm saying...Megan, you know what I'm talking about!  LOL!  I'll also never forget our "Sips and Strokes" outings!  MMMM...Morgan Creek Carlos wine.  Yummy!  HA!

We went all through school together.  Preschool through college.  We cheered together in high school.  She was my awesome base!  We were the best... for real!  Ha!  We are both Registered Nurses and we even worked at the same hospital and same department for a while! 

Megan is such a lovable person.  She has such a big heart.  I have so many memories with her.  We both got engaged the same year, 3 months apart.  We got married the same year, 4 months apart! 

I'll never forget the way she told me she was pregnant with both her girls.  With Bella, she drove to my office and gave me a Christmas card.  It was May.  I was confused.  Inside was an ultrasound picture and it explained that I would be an "Aunt" in December!  I was so excited!  With Lucy, she told me at our sisters' Senior Toast before their prom!  She told me in the parking lot and we had such a fun time!  I was the only one that knew.  She was telling her family the next day and didn't want me to find out from someone else.  I literally did cartwheels!  I was thrilled!

She was so supportive during my infertility struggle.  She went with me to my first appointment.  I went to her house one evening and got her to give me a "trigger shot" (aka HCG injection) as part of my infertility plan.  She was sensitive to my feelings and how she told me she was pregnant.  She hurt for me and rejoiced with me when it finally happened. 

She answers the dumbest questions ever from me.  I text her all the time and drive her absolutely crazy, I'm sure. 

She supports me, encourages me, laughs and cries with me.  I totally trust her.  I know she totally trusts me too.  I love her family like it is my family. 

She is my best friend.  We have managed to keep our friendship strong through finishing school, having families and me moving 700 miles away. 

I love you Megan!  Thanks for loving me!

Lindsay's Lingerie Shower
Us with sweet Bella!

Sips and Strokes!  So much fun!

There are those outfits!  Polka dots and stripes!  LOL!

Right after Megan got engaged!  We met up in Alex City for me to see the beautiful ring!

At Lindsay's wedding!

Just before I moved to Oklahoma

Beautiful Megan in my wedding

Beautiful Bella!

The day that I moved to Oklahoma.  Megan came to see us off.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Life's Little Blessings~ Day 6

I'm linking up with Megan, for 7 days of Blessings.

Today, I'm going to let pictures speak for themselves.  These are just a few of the blessings in my life...

Eli and Ez!  Cousins, 3 months apart!

My little diva niece, Peyton!  3 years old!

Elise, Carlee, Ez, Eli, Emma, Ella Kate and Peyton!  Cousins!

My sister, Shelby

My sweet sissy, Lorrie

Eli and Paw Paw

Me and my sweet Mommy on Eli's Birthday!

My precious Nanny.  The only time she got to hold Eli before she passed away.

Mom and Eli

My sweet Mother-in-law, Kathy!

Pey getting some sugar from Eli!

My sweet sister-in-law, Lindsey!

Butch!  So sweet!

Eli and my beautiful niece, Ashley!

Eli and Tyler, my nephew!