Friday, January 30, 2009


This little Stinker has my heart!

Her eyes get me every time!

Look at me Nonny! I can twirl!

Reading my books is my very favorite thing to do!!

Angels are assigned to watch over children.
Matthew 18:10
What a precious assignment that would be!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

8 Things About Me!

I never do these things but I figure you are all probably tired of reading about babies, so maybe this would draw you back in! :) It's just for fun!

8 TV Shows I Watch: (Though this is a stretch. I rarely watch t.v.)
1) Jon and Kate Plus Eight
2) The Biggest Loser
3) American Idol
4) The Duggar Family
5) Barefoot Contessa
6) Paula Deen
7) Little People Big World
8) ACC Basketball

8 Favorite Restaurants:
1) PF Chang's
2) Village Tavern
3) Outback
4) Bravo!
5) Olive Garden
6) Cheesecake Factory (dessert only)
7) Mellow Mushroom
8) Vesuvio's Pizza

8 Things that Happened to Me Today:
1) I went to the YMCA @ 5:00 am
2) Folded laundry
3) Drank Coffee
4) Got a Sonic diet coke
5) Went to work
6) Went to the orthodontist (retainer check)
7) Read my Bible
8) Boiled an egg....isn't my life exciting??

8 Things I Look Forward To:
1) Seeing E.C.
2) Buying Fireproof today
3) Watching Fireproof
4) Going to the beach with my BB's in March
5) Seeing my family Sunday at Jack's baptism
6) Going to the Patsy Aiken sale in February
7) Going to the beach in August with all the kids
8) Weekends

8 Things I Wish For:
1) Good health for me and my family (I actually pray for this)
2) All my kids/spouses/grands to be in NC (pray for this one too)
3) That my three children will love Jesus more than anything in this world!!!(more prayers)
4) That God will use me to make a difference! (still praying)
5) New kitchen appliances
6) That I could show my husband more and more how much he means to me.
7) That my children will stay close. Always.
8) That I can love ALL types of people. Even those who don't love me.

8 People I Tag:
1) Jenny
2) Kat
3) Amy S.
4) Carolina Girl
5) Tonya
6) Leslie M.
7) Joy D.
8) Amanda P.

Harper Opened Her Eyes!!!

These eyes are windows to God's heart. Look in them, and you'll see HIM at work. What a miracle this baby girl is! Read about Harper here.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Saddest Photo: *My Noman*

Here in North Carolina, we don't get much snow.
When we do get an inch, we make a snowman.
A tiny snowman.
And when it melts, we cry.
With our passy in our mouth.
It's sad.
My precious niece will demonstrate.

How sad is this?

Baby J's 1st Birthday!

Baby J turned one the day after Christmas! I lost all my jpeg pics on my computer when it crashed right after Christmas, so I am just recovering pics from others to share his birthday! J's mom wanted J to have a truck themed birthday. She made a pudding cake in the back of a large, toy dump truck. Baby J's smash cake was a smaller version of the large truck. The pictures speak for themselves. This is one precious baby boy. We love you baby J!

Friday, January 23, 2009

Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad!

Tomorrow Nanny and Grandaddy celebrate being married. Thank you for being an example to all of us of God's grace in a marriage. We pray that you have many more years together.

Everybody loves Nanny and G'daddy!
Happy Anniversary!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009


Don't you just love a monogram? I guess I am a true southern gal when it comes to monogramming! If it has a letter on it, I love it! My daughter, G, just got a monogram machine. I can't wait for her to teach herself to monogram. We may be all *lettered up* from head to toe!

Of course, the cuter the baby, the better the monogram!

My niece, M

My grandaughter, EC

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Pray for The Stamps Family

click on the picture to read about Harper

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Sunday, January 11, 2009

I Decided To Make My OWN Snow...Well, Sort Of

Since SHE has 10 inches, and it was 58 degrees here, I decided to make winter cupcakes. It was my first attempt at buttercream icing and it turned out great! Here's to snow...inside the house!

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Friday, January 09, 2009

A Little...Well, A LOT, About ME!

Jenny sent me this. I thought it would be fun to do. Play along by copying and pasting into your own blog. Highlight the things you have done!

1. Started your own blog
2. Slept under the stars

3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5.Watched a meteor shower.
6. Been to Disneyland/world

7. Climbed a mountain.
8. Held a praying mantis
9. Sang a solo
10. Bungee jumped
11. Visited Paris
12. Watched a lightning storm at sea
13. Taught yourself an art from scratch
14. Adopted a child
15. Had food poisoning
16. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
17. Grown your own vegetables (starting in the spring)
18. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
19. Slept on an overnight train
20. Had a pillow fight
21. Hitch hiked
22. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
23. Built a snow fort
24. Held a lamb
25. Gone skinny dipping
26. Run a Marathon (a 5K is the closest I’ll ever get)
27. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
28. Seen a total eclipse
29. Watched a sunrise or sunset

30. Hit a home run
31. Been on a cruise
32. Seen Niagara Falls in person
33. Visited the birthplace of your ancestors
34. Seen an Amish community
35. Taught yourself a new language

36. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
37. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
38. Gone rock climbing
39. Seen Michelangelo’s David
40. Sung karaoke
41. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
42. Bought a stranger a meal in a restaurant
43. Visited Africa
44. Walked on a beach by moonlight
45. Been transported in an ambulance
46. Had your portrait painted
47. Gone deep sea fishing
48. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
49. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
50. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
51. Kissed in the rain
52. Played in the mud
53. Gone to a drive-in theater

54. Been in a movie (heck yes…home video!)
55. Visited the Great Wall of China
56. Started a business
57. Taken a martial arts class
58. Visited Russia
59. Served at a soup kitchen
60. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
61. Gone whale watching
62. Gotten flowers for no reason
63. Donated blood, platelets, or plasma
64. Gone sky diving
65. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
66. Bounced a check(actually, six of them on a closed accnt. by mistake!)
67. Flown in a helicopter
68. Saved a favorite childhood toy
69. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
70. Eaten Caviar
71. Pieced a quilt
(at least I tried…)
72. Stood in Times Square
73. Toured the Everglades
74. Been fired from a job
75. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
76. Broken a bone
77. Been on a speeding motorcycle
78. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
79. Published a book
80. Visited the Vatican
81. Bought a brand new car
82. Walked in Jerusalem
83. Had your picture in the newspaper
84. Read the entire Bible
85. Visited the White House
86. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
87. Had chickenpox
88. Saved someone’s life
89. Sat on a jury
90. Met someone famous (Jesus :)
91. Joined a book club (Started one actually!)
92. Lost a loved one
93. Had a baby (three of them)
94. Seen the Alamo in person
95. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
96. Been involved in a lawsuit
97. Owned a cell phone
98. Been stung by a bee

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Saturday, January 03, 2009

My Little Gift Wrap Corner!!!

So........I copied the little gift wrap corner on this blog: (Her post on Dec. 1)
She has a larger space than I do, but all in all I am so pleased with the results! I had a little corner in my garage with a table already there. My hubby added the peg board and drilled holes in unfinished shelves for dowels to hang the ribbon on. My jars came from WalMart and presto.....I can't wait to wrap a gift!! My sister, A.B. will LOVE this. She loves a container and an organized space!!! What do you think?????????? Click on the pictures for a better view! Still need to cover the table top.....but, it's almost done....and I love it!!

I Can't Take My Cards Down!!!

I can't part with my cards. Can't. Do. It. So, for now, they'll stay strung in my kitchen. If you sent me a picture card, you'll be prayed for. I'm starting at the top row, and each day one family will be prayed for. I'll work my way around until I'm done. All 35 of you....and then I'll take them down. Or, maybe I won't!!