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Sunday, March 23, 2014

March Sucks... Sometimes

Okay, okay, so as a WHOLE March doesn't completely suck. But it's sooooooo frustrating to have 5 days of bad weather and then a perfect 70 degree day and then back to the cold! UGH! I just want my Spring!! lol

Rant over.

That all being said, last Friday, the weather was PERFECT! The boys and I play outside pretty much all day. It was a slice of heaven. We also got to spend part of the day with my niece. The boys and her played on the pirate ship playing make believe forever! So cute! I finally got my camera out to capture some of it. The boys were Mario & Luigi and Sarah & I were Bowser. Good memories!















Sunday, March 16, 2014

Happy 3rd Birthday Giovanni!

Happy Birthday to one of the boys who make my world a little brighter! 

 This was last night, his last night as a two year old!
 We took him out for Spaghetti! :) 
Happy Birthday Giovanni!
 May this year be the best year yet! 

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Instructions For A Bad Day

Today was bad. 
Horrible.
Absolutely awful.
The kind of day where there isn't enough time to cry all the tears you need to. I'm just going to give you a quick summary on what all has happened. Basically my mom was taken to the hospital, the kids went crazy, Tony had a back procedure done leaving him inactive for a week, and the dog got into poop.. and by getting into.. I mean it was smeared all over our dining room. And to top it off I'm sick. And let's face it, when you're a mom you don't have time to get sick. Seriously, poop butts (or floors..ew) don't wipe themselves folks!

So, as I took our new pup out for a long walk, wallowing in self-pity,  I remembered a video I just came across last week, "Instructions for a bad day".  And wow... it's powerful. Puts things in perspective!

So here's to all of you out there having a bad day..
or maybe a good day, listen and enjoy!
 Be inspired. 
Be empowered! 





Tuesday, March 11, 2014

WW: Meet Our New Family Member!


After searching for months, Tony & I drove Sunday 3 hours round trip to a rescue center and picked up our new handsome 2 year Lab & Husky Mix puppy! 

Meet Mr. Winslow!




The boys meeting him for the first time..





So far so good. I think God seriously blessed us with the best dog ever!! Seriously, he's potty trained, calm, happy, friendly dog. Not to mention he's trained and knows sit, stay, lay down, and shake. It saddens me that someone would abandon and mistreat such a great pup.  He really is the perfect fit for our family!