Monday, April 27, 2009

Blabber Mouth

Joslyn loves talking now. It is pretty much non-stop these days. It is adorable at home, but she needs to learn to control herself a little better in church. :)

Sunday, April 26, 2009


Patrick likes to play the song Wipeout on Joslyn's tummy. She usually smiles and squeals with delight. It seems she knew the camera was rolling for this so she just stared at Patrick. Oh well.

Tummy Time

Tummy time has really changed for Joss and me these days.

It used to be like this:

Lay her down and she would cry and cry and cry.

Now, it is like this:

(I love her face in this picture!)

Yay for Joslyn! She has learned how to hold her head up! Next step, rolling over.

Hanging Out With My Dad

Joss LOVES her daddy. They are best buds. She loves to play with him and he loves to play with her. This afternoon Joss was laying on the floor and daddy came to play. They are so cute together.

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Blowing Off a Little Steam

I'm a LOT ticked off right now, so this is a venting blog. Read it if you want. I'm just mad at my office manager. AGAIN.

For the past few weeks I've been helping out of my old job. Going in a few days a week, here and there when they needed me. Well, my office manager has not been telling me that they need me to come in to work. So, then I get a call of text from one of my co-workers saying that she guesses our office manager never let me know that we were getting work in for the day.

That was fine. It made me a little upset that he just expected me to know with no information, but it was fine. One day not a big deal and to be honest I didn't want to go in anyway.

But after he was told that he needed to let me know when we had work and when we didn't and he still doesn't call me to let me know that we don't have work and I get a babysitter and wake up early on a Saturday to be ready to go, when Joss is still asleep and I could have tried to catch up on my beauty rest! That is just a slap in the face!

I AM SO FRUSTRATED WITH HIM RIGHT NOW! He is sooo LAZY! How freaking long would it have taken to send a simple text message saying, "Hey the package isn't coming tomorrow. Enjoy your weekend." Seriously! If you want an office managers job, be an office manager. The only reason you have lasted this long in the position is because your cousin is the owner! ARGH!!!!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009


So what do you get when you move from an apartment without a washing machine to a house with a broken machine? 2 months of laundry.

We have one load left now. This is probably the only time I will be happy to wash clothes. I finally get all my clothes back! I meant to take a picture of the pile of clean clothes, but forget to before they were all folded and put away.

Mr. Fix-it

Patrick has been quite busy the last few weeks with little projects around the house. Here are some of the things he has been doing.

1. Put new batteries in the fire alarms so they would stop chirping all day.
2. Fixed the toilets so that they wouldn't keep running after you flushed them.
3. Changed the electrical cord on the dryer from a three pronged cord to a four pronged one. We couldn't plug it in otherwise.
4. Fixed the leaking washing machine.
5. Changed the locks.
6. Sprayed the house for icky bugs.
7. Made the freezer stop making rumbling noises.

Some of these were pretty easy fixes but he did them anyway. He still has a few more projects but we are getting there.

Fixing the Washing Machine

The broken part from the washing machine. The threads were stripped and it was leaking water.

Changing the lock on the front door

Fixing the dryer

Saturday, April 18, 2009

One Year Down...

and an eternity to go! I can't believe that it has already been a year.

FYI: If you want time to fly by really fast, get married, have a baby and buy a new house all in one year! That way you don't really have time to think about anything else. :)

This year has been the best year of my life. I am so happy to have Patrick as my husband. The best part about it is that we will be together FOREVER.

Each day I thank God that Patrick chose to marry me and that we are so blessed in our marriage. We still haven't had our first fight. :) I think that is because Patrick is so patient with me.

I love being married! Nothing could be better!

Here are some of our wedding pictures.


I am so excited! The musical Wicked is coming to Arizona and Patrick and I are going!!! I just bought our tickets and couldn't be happier! I love this musical!

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Joss's Stone

My mother has a garden in her front yard where she has made a stone with the hand or foot print of each of her grandkids. A while back Joss, Patrick and I helped to make her stone for the garden.

Here is the finished project.

And here it is in the garden.

Three Months Old

Joss turned 3 months on Sunday. I forgot to get pictures that day, but I'm only two days late. :)

Joslyn is trying to roll over these days but doesn't quite have it down yet. She pretty much just gets stuck on her side and this is how we find her much of the time.

She also loves to pull her feet in when she is on her back and will lay like this when we feed her, when she is sitting in her bouncer, when she is in her crib. It is very cute. She also loves to clasp her hands together, and most of the time suck on them.

She also loves to suck on her bottom lip. It makes for some cute pictures.

Friday, April 10, 2009

Family Photos

We had our friend Emily take some pictures of our little family a few weeks ago and I got the CD of pictures yesterday. Here are some of the ones that we liked. Joslyn was so funny. She had been all smiles that day and as soon as we got to the park she wouldn't give us a full smile for anything. That's why there are a lot of her with her "grumpy" face.