Saturday, December 20, 2008

Merry Christmas

Send your own ElfYourself eCards

Sunday, December 07, 2008

Deck the Halls

The Christmas decorating is done... We have 2 trees this year. The old one was too short for these ceilings, so I got a 9 foot one last year on big sale after Christmas, it now touches the ceiling and my old one looks dinky now.

Saturday, December 06, 2008

Drill Meet

We went to watch Taylors Drill Meet today. It was cool. Long time to wait for him to perform (3 hours) but he did great. Here are some pics and video, we didn't get the whole thing. In fact, due to technical difficulties, meaning Mr. H, we only got 5 seconds total. Luckily, we had a friend there and she got a little more than that.

Geez, look how serious and intent he isin the first pic. He says it is just the son. I say whatever. I am so proud of him!

Thursday, November 27, 2008

I am thankful for....

For my wonderful husband...
My pretty awesome son(most of the time anyway) who almost plowed into the block wall today

My beautiful girls...

and great friends, both near and far...

On this day of thanks, I am very thankful to Phillip -without him, none of the above would be possible. Had he not chosen me over that one guy back in the day, I never would have met Brigitte, who I do love even though we have nothing in common other than she likes native americans and I married one. LOL Without her, I never would have gone to Rocky Horror, where we then met the dorks that introduced us to SCA where I then met the man of my dreams and also Steph who has been an amazing friend. I love you Phillip, you are the best brother from another Mother and we have the most fun when we are together. I can't wait until we are old and still silly and do stuff like this....
I also am the luckiest girl in the world when it come to Mothers. I have the absolute BEST Mother in the world. I am also lucky to have a great Mother in law. I have heard horror stories about horrible Mothers in Law, and I lucked out and got a great one.
I love you all and hope you had a wonderful Turkey Day. Mine was another H. Family Holiday, and that says it all right there!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

We are family...

My scanner sucks, but you get the idea!!!

Saturday, November 01, 2008

So Proud

Don't know all the details yet, but our ROTC guy just called from Sahuarita High School where they just preformed his first ROTC drill meet. They did so good they qualified to go to "some bowl". He said The Super Bowl, but I am thinking The Rose Bowl since he said it was in California. He is so excited and we are so happy for him!!!

Friday, October 31, 2008

What do you think?

I never really thought the girls looked like me until I saw these.....

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Pumpkin Patch Fun

Today we went to a Pumpkin Patch and here are some pics...

Ry making "corn angels"

My 3 favorite goofballs...

My "babies"

Taylor picking up chicks....

Me and the kids....
We tried the big family corn maze, but Ry got bored after awhile so we never finished. She spent a lot of time playing in the corn and the bouncy house. Then we left without getting pumpkins because she was having a meltdown at the time. We got pumpkins closer to home at another pumpkin stand and came home to carve.
Ramsie joined us for a few minutes..
The finished products....

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Our2peasinapod Custom Boutique Jewelry Blog: Pink Giveaway & Tag

My very best friend from back in the day, back when I first moved to AZ, pre Phillip era, is having a giveaway. She makes the cutest bracelets and other jewelry, and if only my husband would get a 2nd job, I could buy a whole bunch for my girls. So go check it out and enter her drawing.

Friday, October 10, 2008


My Mommy comes into town tonight for Ry's fall break. We were supposed to go to Cali. for the week but just can't afford it. We'll just have to have fun here.

Going out for sushi tonight - YEAH!!!!!! I haven't had sushi in so long. Shouldn't spend the money, but I really want some sushi. After sushi we'll come get the kids (Grandma L. watching while we go out) and go pick up Mom at 1030.

I started back at curves this week. I go back to work in a month. YUCK!!!

Hey, so it is only Oct. 10 and I finally put the last of my xmas decor away. LOL - if I didn't have halloween/thanksgiving stuff to put on those shelves I wouldn't have even bothered w/ xmas being so close.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Please go here... leave a comment and vote at the bottom. It is Moms friends son in college and is for a grade in one of his classes. Thanks.

Monday, September 29, 2008

My future Navy SEAL

T. got his patricipation ribbon in ROTC and is very proud of himself. He got it for participating in three non-required events. He is now working on his community service ribbon. He is really enjoying this whole ROTC thing.

Also, check out the GUNS.....

Sunday, September 14, 2008


I have combined both the girls blogs into one. They can now be found here.

My baby is already 4 weeks old, so that means I only have 8 more weeks off work. That stinks.

I don't really have much else to blog about, I don't do much these days, but catch sleep whenever I can and take care of the family. Of course, I keep up on all my normal reality TV and then some. I learn funny things from reality TV.

Friday, August 22, 2008

We are home....

We've been home actually, it just still hurts too much to sit at computer for very long. That's what happens I guess when you push out a small toddler.

Ramsie is wonderful, so sweet and mellow, just like Rylee was until she started talking. I am hoping Ramsie will stay that way and be the opposite of her big sis. She is giving me a hassle at feedings. I did cave the first night home and gave her a little bottle, because I felt so bad for her as she was wailing. I have held strong since then though even though Mr. H tried to get me to give her more bottles. She feeds great one time and then the next she takes a few swigs and starts wailing like I am starving her. It makes me feel bad, but I am not backing down, she will not starve to death. She will usually settle down and go to sleep and we try again the next time, so I figure she can't be that hungry or she would suck it up (literally) and eat.

I am thinking of combining the 2 girls blogs into one, I don't really need 3 blogs to post on, I know it's hard to keep up w/ my busy life, so if you only had to read 2 blogs it would make it easier.

Now about the other man in my life....

My little ROTC guy. He really seems excited about it and I am very happy and hope he sticks w/ it as long as he continues to enjoy it.

I am off to update the girls blogs now.


Sunday, August 03, 2008

38 weeks.......

and it feels like this baby is wanting to bust on out of me. :)

I have my bag mostly packed for the hospital and her bag is all packed. 3 outfits I packed for her. I'm a nut, but that's ok. I need a picture outfit and a going home outfit and I may not want them to be the same.

Grama is planning on driving out on the 9th. Hopefully baby girl no name will cooperate and not come any sooner so she can be here.

I have been through the whole 60,000 baby names book and we have a list, now we are going to take turns crossing out names and see what is left when we are done and go from there. May just take the top 5 names w/ us to hospital and see what we think when she is born.

For your viewing pleasure, I bring you a crappy cell phone pic taken just now....

Monday, July 21, 2008

Blah, blah, blah

Nothing much to report. It's hot, I'm huge, and my house is still a mess. The girls room is done though and there will be pics posted on Ry's blog, so go there is you want to see it.

Went and spent money we shouldn't have to see the newest Batman "The Dark Knight" it was great. I love Heath Ledger and such a waste that he is dead. Poor Movieman was stuck next to some obnoxious kids, but it was his 2nd time seeing it, so better him than me. I was just trying to breath through my mouth the whole time, because Movieman smelled so bad. LOL Kidding, some freak was wearing way to much floral perfume somewhere in the vicinity and it was making me sick.

Today I have my weekly doc appt and next week is yet another ultrasound to see how big little miss is now.

I am only working Tuesday - Thursday right now for 1 month. I was taking at least that much time off anyway every week, so I just made it permanent for 4 weeks that I take Friday off too. Now, I just have to force myself to stay there all day Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. :)

Mr. H, coworkers threw us a shower last Monday and it was so much more than I ever expected a work shower to be. So sweet of them to take the time and do this for us. We got a lot more great stuff. His boss painted up construction helmets for us and blinged them out w/ jewels and baby bottles. A pic can be seen here as Diva immediately posted the pic I sent to her by cell phone. Now to get that batch of Thank You cards done.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

1 year later

I thought of you and closed my eyes

And prayed to God today.

I asked what makes a Mother

And I know I heard him say.

A Mother has a baby

This we know is true.

But God can you be a Mother

When your baby's not with you?

Yes, you can He replied

With confidence in His voice

I give many women babies

When they leave is not their choice.

Some I send for a lifetime

And others for a day.

And some I send to feel your womb

But there's no need to stay.

I just don't understand this, God

I want my baby here

He took a breath and cleared His throat

And then I saw a tear.

I wish I could show you

What your child is doing today.

If you could see your child smile

With other children and say

"We go to earth and learn our lessons

Of love and life and fear.

My Mommy loved me oh so much

I got to come straight here.

I feel so lucky to have a Mom

Who had so much love for me

I learned my lesson very quickly

My Mommy set me free.

I miss my Mommy oh so much

But I visit her each day.

When she goes to sleep

On her pillow's where I lay.

I stroke her hair and kiss her cheek

And whisper in her ear

"Mommy don't be sad today

I'm your baby and I'm here."

So you see my dear sweet one

Your children are OK

Your babies are here in My home

And this is where they'll stay.

They'll wait for you with me

Until your lesson is through

And on the day that you come home

They'll be at the gates for you.

So now you see what makes a Mother

It's the feeling in your heart.

It's the love you had so much of

Right from the very start.

-Jennifer Wasik

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Weekend update

Today we took the Saturn in to have the AC checked, it blows cold, but not cold enough and never truly cools down when it is HOT out. That is done, so it better work great tomorrow. I don't know how it works, because it is still sitting at Saturn, hopefully a gate will be open and Mr. H can pick it up on his way home tonight.

Tonight it is just me and the kids as Daddy is at dorky Anime convention. Tomorrow we are all going to Waterworld thanks to the cheap Season Pass that costs as much as 2 entries into the park. I cannot believe I am taking my fat pregnant ass to a water park, but I know Ry will love it so that is why I am doing it.

Have so much to do around this house to make it more livable. Have laundry piled to my knees (slight exaggeration) but I just don't ever care to do it, until I run out of underwear or something else I need. Have to get the girls room done and quick. We need to prep the ceiling and get painted this next weekend hopefully, so we can get all the other finishing touches done to it during the week when Grama is here sewing everything. Have to fit a baby shower and pedicures in there somewhere too. Must work on my room so the baby even has a place to sleep, although my dresser drawers are empty, I could always stick her in one of those. The playroom is a disaster zone and just looks like a toystore exploded, there isn't even room to play. Need to get that cleared out and toys all sorted, so we can set up a baby area w/ all the baby toys too, not that she'll be in there for awhile, but still. Waiting on new gate to block off the whole playroom to keep the dogs and someday crawling baby out of there.

I can't wait to be off work for 3 months, not that I work a whole lot anyway, but it is going to be so nice to be off for 12 straight weeks and actually get a paycheck for the whole time. I'm not going to know what to do w/ all the money. Oh yeah, pay neglected bills, aw well.

Ok, these are from real camera and taken by the boy so cannot say it is because they were taken by a short person, MY BELLY IS HUGE!!!!!! Just you wait, you'll see soon enough.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

My kids

My kids after Taylors graduation from 8th grade.

Monday, June 09, 2008

My princess and other stuff

Not my daughter, but my puppy. Little miss Zoey will ONLY go potty in the shade, if you stick her in the sun, she will not even walk to a shady spot in the grass, she will walk back under our patio and try to go on the rug. If you place her in a shady spot in the grass, no problem. SPOILED!!!

I am up to drop off Ry at her summer program. While she is there for 3 hours, I am going to Petsmart to get more puppy pee training pads for inside, go to Target to look at new strollers and other baby stuff and try to fit a pedicure in there as well before picking her up at noon.

We'll have to hit Sams Club after school and then grab some lunch. Hopefully a nap and tehn swimming later on when Mr. H gets here w/ her cousin after work.

What an exciting day!

Thursday, June 05, 2008

I am addicted...

To playing Texas Hold 'Em on Myspace. Seriously every day.

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Meet Zoey*

*name still under consideration - Mr. H says no, but thats what me and Ry keep calling her.

Crappy cell phone pics....

We got her today, she is 7 weeks old and Phillip got one of her brothers. They are Queensland Heeler/American Bulldog mix. She is so mellow and sweet.