Friday, February 29, 2008


For all the David Archuleta fans, here is one of my all time favorite performances on American Idol.

Monday, February 25, 2008

My Weakness

Since Spring is coming, that means that Easter is coming, which means that Easter decorations and candy are already in the stores, which leads to my weakness and all time favorite kind of candy...Cadbury Mini Eggs. We went to Sam's Club on Saturday and found the biggest bag of Mini Eggs I have ever seen, 42 oz (2.625 lbs) of pure joy. After we brought it inside from the car I cut a small hole in the bag that forces you to shake it and then only one comes out at a time. I did this so I would have to fight to get 1-2 pieces, so I wouldn't be grabbing handfuls at a time. Well after 2-3 shakes and finishing bringing in the groceries I went back for one more and the hole was 5 times bigger. I guess Kurt didn't want only one at a time and destroyed my control system. After eating like half of the bag today I decided that something had to be done. I was thinking that after Halloween I only let the girls have 2 pieces of candy a day, but for myself there are no rules, so here is my plan. I am allowing myself to have a few ( I say a few because I can choose the # of mini eggs I want) mini eggs after I have done everything I need to balance out my day like: cleaning, eating healthy foods, reading the scriptures, reading to the kids, and finding some time to exercise. After and only after I have done all that is listed, may I stick my greedy hand into the bag and take out my little pieces of heaven.

Sunday, February 24, 2008

First Sign of Spring

Yesterday I went to check the mail and as I was walking up our front steps, I just happened to glance at our flower bed and couldn't believe my eyes. My daffodils were saying hello to me. I was seriously the happiest person alive at that very moment. I am so sick of winter this year and to see some life of spring in my front yard (which happens to be facing north) just gave me hope that spring really is on the way. I know that I shouldn't be so happy because a giant snow storm is probably going to come along and kill my flowers. Oh well, I can enjoy this beautiful thing for a while.

So back to reality, as soon as I walked into my house from getting the mail, I became a mom again and got to take care of three sick kids and a sick husband. Another reason to be excited about spring, the cold season will slow down.

P.S. Idol: I totally agree with the vote offs.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

I've been tagged

Ok, I'll admit it I am not big on purses, therefore I have a small worn out purse which I need to get rid of. Who knows when that will happen? Here's my purse and the stuff inside minus the sanitary supplies because we really don't need to see those.

List of items in my purse: my wallet, pictures of my children, cell phone, keys, 2 pens, lotion, Starving Student Card, wipes, gum, lip stuff (a must), a mint, one of my girls hair clips, a sample of fabrics that I want to decorate around, and my Sam's Club card.

I tag Jen, D'Lonna, Katie, Julia, and Arianne

Finally the Top 24

Michael Johns Syesha Mercado

Carly Smithson David Archuleta

Ok here are my favorites in American Idol. I know it's not fair because they didn't really spotlight everybody, so for now these are the ones I like. I'll make my prediction of the top three when we get down to the top 12. I know I'm a dork.

A trip to the Dentist

Yesterday was Sadie's 2nd trip to the dentist to get her cavities filled. Sadie being Daddy's little girl wanted Kurt to take her to the dentist, so Jess, Cassie and myselft went to Walmart instead.

8:30am = Sadie was getting a little impatient and wanted to get there.
8:50am = Appointment with the dentist

Since I wasn't there I'm not exactly sure what happenen, but Kurt told me that they increased her sedation medicine because she wasn't doing so well.

10:30am = Kurt entered his parents house carrying Sadie who was screaming her head off.
10:35am = Kurt had 2 heads and 4 eyes
10:50am = Kurt had 4 heads with one behind him, and the others following one of the heads, oh and he had 99 eyes.
11:15am = Kurt was back to normal with 1 head and 2 eyes,we drove home.
11:30am = Sadie told me about the dentist and how it was weird because he didn't fix her teeth, just looked at them after giving her medicine. She then told me how she loves going to the dentist.

I love the sedation medicine.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

My Stuff

First of all I want to thank my good friend Britt for taking this picture of Cassie and one of my tag blankets. She has an amazing eye for taking pictures and if you're interested, her link is listed on my friends and family.

I just wanted everyone to know that I finally have my stuff listed for sale in a couple of places. If you're bored or know of anyone in need of a baby shower gift check out the links under "stuff I make."

Thursday, February 7, 2008

We'll miss you!!!

It was definately alot easier saying goodbye to my parents the second time around, knowing how much they love serving missions. After hearing many stories and meeting many missionaries that they grew very close to while serving in the Baltics, I am very excited for my parents to serve another mission. Bulgaria is very lucky to have my parents.

I had to throw in this picture of my Grandma Andersen's 98th birthday party. We had fun going to her party last friday and watching her blow out the candles on her cake. Happy Birthday Grandma!!!

Saturday, February 2, 2008


So when did they add a 4th verse to I am a child of God? After looking through the hymn book, going online, and calling Mandy, we figured out that there really is a 4th verse to I am a child of God in the children's songbook. I wish I would have known this before I tried to correct my daughter, sorry Sadie! So yes, I am the dumb mom who doesn't know the primary songs as well as I should. I don't have the actually words to the 4th verse in front of me, but thanks to Mandy, it goes something like: Celestial glory shall be mine, if I can but endure. So Sadie was pretty close with: slush it glory shall be mine, if I can button doors.

Friday, February 1, 2008

I am a child of God

I am a child of God verse #3
Correct: I am a child of God. Rich Blessings are in store;
If I but learn to do his will, I'll live with him once more.

Sadie: I am a child of God. His promises are sure;
Slush his Glory shall be mine, if I can button doors.

This is what Sadie sang to me this morning and when I tried to correct her she told me that she learned a different verse at church and that mine was wright but so was hers.

I just had to throw in one of Sadie's baby pictures, they grow up way to fast!!!