Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Youth night

Last night was Youth night and the older 3 went ice skating, first time this season! They were thrilled. Abby is the only one without her own skates, hopefully soon she can buy some. Looks like Friday night she will spend the night with Alyssa and go shopping Saturday. She is thrilled, they have been wanting to do this for a while.

I am slowly but surely getting stuff done around here. Decluttering and cleaning stuff out. I sold the basketball hoop this week for $20 more than what I paid for it, and gave away the railroad ties from the back yard. LOVE the feeling of getting rid of unwanted and unneeded stuff. I do not like clutter and like the house to look nice and spacious.

Thursday, September 20, 2012


We have been sick the last couple weeks. Katie started it by getting sick on a Thursday night (6th). She had a flu-like virus, maybe it was the flu. I don't know. My mom came that Sunday night (9th) and Katie was still sick. Wednesday (12th) I brought her to Urgent Care because she was lethargic and I thought she was dehydrated. It wasn't too bad though and instead of giving her an IV, they gave  her Zofran and Gatorade. We were there several hours, but after that she was much better. Miah on the other hand had already starting getting sick. The diarrhea got so bad, she wouldn't wear underwear. :( Poor baby, it was miserable. Then I got sick and Fred.We were sick just over a week and now we are on to the head, chest, nose cold. I thought the older kids had escaped, but Abby isn't feeling good now.  We have missed several weeks of church  now and it is still summer. Here are some pics, not real recent but cute :) Enjoy!!

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Hurricane Isaac

It's finally raining!! Yesterday all day and a little today. It rained A LOT. Hopefully it greens things up. It has been so dry this summer. Mom is coming to visit in a week or so. Patty is coming for Thanksgiving.  My mom will come on the train September 9th. The kids are really excited to see her! I think we will go to Monkey Bizness while she is here.

Fred brought Miah to test drive cars and look at the Porsche dealership today. They also went for ice cream at Culvers. It was part of his b-day present. I want to start doing special  stuff with the kids instead of just presents. That's the part they will remember. I think they had a good time together. Everyone else was home today. Freddy took the day off to watch the Michigan football game.  Josiah and I made laundry soap and cleaned up. Then Abby and I made taquitos and black beans for dinner. All in all a good day.