Saturday, May 30, 2009

Just Call Me Martha....

'cuz here are a few "Good Things" that I've been enjoying lately:

1.) Blooming hydrangeas right outside my kitchen window.  

Better yet....

freshly cut blooming hydrangeas sittin' pretty on my kitchen table.

2.) Fresh fruits and vegetables from the local farmers market.  Fresh blueberries spinkled in with my Smart Start really starts my day off right.

3.) Knowing that in one week I will get to see my fabulous Birmingham girlfriends at my baby shower!  All in one room, all of my girlfriends.  Can't wait.  

4.) Cruising the lake on our friend's boat on Memorial Day weekend and watching Andrew wakeboard behind us.

5.) Flipping through my old Southern Living magazines for new recipes and ideas for the summer.  See honey, I do save us money by flipping through old ones instead of buying new ones....

Friday, May 8, 2009

Summer Reading

I've finished the 4th and final book in the Restoration series by Terri Blackwell and I find myself having some extra time on my hands. Ahh.....summer. I need some new books.

Here's what has come highly recommended to us.

1.) On Becoming Baby Wise by Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam. I heard it's a great book that offers lots of ideas on getting the little fella into a routine of eat, sleep, play. Can't tell you how many people have recommended this. I'm really looking forward to reading it!

2.) On Becoming Baby Wise Book II by Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam. This is the second book in the series and is more for 6 to 12 months.

3.) Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp. We heard that this is an informative book about how to deal with a child's behavior in a Christ-centered way.

4.) Bringing Up Boys by Dr. James Dobson. According to friends, this book will become more helpful the older he gets. Probably starting between one and two years old and carrying through the teenage years.

Any thoughts?

Tuesday, May 5, 2009


Man, I love the beach. We just got back from a wonderful, relaxing time in Watercolor. We rented a house with two other couples, Chris and Aimee Banta and Caitlin and Andrew Capstickdale. Here are some pictures from the week:

Our beach house. Amazing.

Relaxing on the screen porch. Enjoying our babymoon.

Scared at first....

Showing a liiiiittle more love...

Totally lovin' the camera! This is what happens when your husband gets a hold of your camera. Found the above little gem when I was downloading pictures.

Two preggos.

Me and the hubbs.

Chris and Aimee's new car. Awesome!

Soakin' up Florida sun