Tuesday, July 6, 2010


I am horrible at this!!!! Good intentions don't always mean it will get done. Oh well!!! I won't promise anything ever about posting to this blog. But I am going to try to post when I can or when I think about it.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Top 10 Songs from the weekend - MOPS Convention

10. Marvelous Light - Christy Nockels

9. I Will Not Be Moved - Natalie Grant
8. In Better Hands - Natalie Grant
7. Perfect People - Natalie Grant
6. Safe and Sound - Matthew West
5. The Moment of Truth - Matthew West
4. The Motions - Matthew West
3. Hosanna - Christy Nockels
2. You're Not Alone - Meredith Andrews
1. Choose - Christy Nockels

I encourage you to look up these songs and listen to them. Such great worship songs!

Monday, September 28, 2009

What a Fabulous weekend!!

A great time was had by all at the 2009 MOPS Convention in Nashville, TN. The sessions were great with a lot of useful and uplifting information. On Friday night we were treated with a little comedy from Ken Davis. He had us laughing, non-stop, for 30 - 45 minutes. It was so refreshing to hear "clean" comedy.

We were lead in wonderful worship by Matthew West, Christy Nockels, and a final concert by Natalie Grant. If you have never heard anything by any of these artists, I urge you to do so now. They are songs filled with wonderful praise, hope, and love!

We even had time to act a little silly. Which is comes pretty easy to a few of us. Ha!

New friendships were made, and established friendships were made stronger. I'm looking forward to seeing how God uses our MOPS ministry in reaching out to those moms who feel alone, and watching us engage in the relationships available to all of us at MOPS!!

Friday, September 25, 2009

Where did the week go?

WOW! What a week! I have been looking forward to this weekend since early summer. The week started with me being a little overwhelmed of all that I needed to accomplish this week. Monday seemed like a long day, with Tuesday slowly following behind. Then, it seems, as quickly as I blink my eyes it is Friday. Tuesday was filled with a day of running errands to get bags, ribbon, clothes (for Anna Kate for Disney), and I actually was able to fit in a breakfast and a lunch with two very dear friends.

Wednesday greeted us with hair cut appointments for both Jacob and Anna Kate. What a time that was. It was the first cut for Anna Kate and she was great!!! Both hair cuts were by the fabulous hair "designer", Betsy Wright. I LOVE her!

While we were waiting to get the cuts, one of Jacob's teachers at MDO walked in. He looked at her and with hands on his hips, said, "Ginny!" (Spoken in the tone of what are you doing here?) Needless to say, he enjoyed watching Mrs. Ginny get her hair done. Thankfully, she came in and that was entertainment for him.

Thanks to Casey for making the pics for me. She made tons of them!!! And they are great!!!

Thursday I spent the morning working at the church helping to get ready for the consignment sale. Then, I cam home and did all the grunt work of house cleaning before my weekend away. There is still stuff out of place. I told Michael that could be his job. He does a much better job at doing that than I do. I tend to just move it from one place to the other. Michael finds it a home. Then I went shopping at the early sale for consigner's at the church. I got a lot of great stuff for Anna Kate and a few pieces for Jacob. I was so excited! And the kids had a fabulous baby sitter, Hali Beth!! They LOVE her!

Now, I am anxiously awaiting the time to arrive for my trip with 3 fabulous women. I am looking forward to the MOPS Convention we will be attending. But I have to say, I am looking forward to hanging out these ladies more than anything. A lot of laughs will be had, I am sure!!
Until next week.......

Monday, September 21, 2009

What a day!

Wow!!! What a day it is. And it's only 10 after 11. Jacob is hungry. But is belly is hurting when I suggest anything he might be interested in eating. If it's not candy......... He doesn't want it. Belly hurting and candy. Those go together. Right?

Anna Kate on the other hand, has teeth coming in and is being a little whiny. She is also staring at her brother like he is crazy. I find myself doing the same thing. Anna Kate is also "no-ing" EVERYTHING. But she is so proud of herself because she can say it so well. It is actually kind of cute, too. We find ourselves turning our heads when she says it so she doesn't see us laughing.

In the midst of trying to get ready for the consignment sale at EMBC, my house is a wreck. We are tempted to leave it this way and let it continue to get worse and then call Clean House and Neecy Nash. But, I can't live like that, neither can Michael. And what a horrible thing to do to our kids. So, the house will get cleaned one day this week. I hope.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Long time, No write

When I quit my job, I had great intentions of keeping up with this blogging thing. Well, those intentions didn't last very long. The only excuse I really have is that I got lazy. I could say that life got in the way but, what an overused excuse. Yes life is there. But we sure don't let it get in the way of some things. Like spending endless hours on facebook, going to Target or the mall and spending money we don't have, and so many other time wasting "activities". So, in the mornings when I usually sit here at the computer looking at facebook waiting for someone to post something interesting, cool or absurd; I will instead try to post something on here. Even if it is just a one sentence post (but not likely to happen). Enjoy your weekend. Posting on the weekends won't be happening. Just hope I remember to post on Monday.

Monday, January 12, 2009


When I wake up in the mornings I think, "Today will be the day I start posting on my blog on  a regular basis."  And of course, I don't.  I totally love the idea of it.  But actually finding the time to do it is a whole other thing entirely.  And although, you may think my mind is simple and I may not have anything to say, that is far from the truth.  Maybe I have too much to say, and that is why I don't post.  Having trouble finding the exact words to convey my many thoughts.  

As I sit here, I keep taking little peeks at my children who are sound asleep.  Jacob on the couch.  Anna Kate in a swing, just swinging away.  They look so peaceful.  As I look at them; I am overwhelmed with the idea of the gift of them to me from God.  How special and amazing it is that God chose me (and Michael), to be the parents of these precious beings.  I hope I never take that gift lightly or ever forget just how special it is to be given this "job".  I pray that I am the kind of parent God has called me to be.  But I know, oh how I know, there are so many times I fall short.  And I realize I have let God down, and my children.  What guilt that is!  I will  strive everyday to be exactly the parent God has called me to be.  Hopefully, the times I fall short will become fewer as I solely lean on God!!