Friday, June 17

1. What is your favorite summer time activity?    taking the kids to the pool

2. Do you have one laundry soap you stick to, or do you buy whatever's on sale?  I prefer to use All free and clear, but if I can get a good deal on something else I'll pick it up too.

3. What is your favorite dinner to make in the summer?  I don't have any specific summer meals but I guess that it would probably be hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill...but then, I don't make it, my husband does :-)

4. Do you have any talents?  Hmmmm, well, of I gonna list them here...probably not :-) 

5. If you could instantly be an expert in something, what would it be? Why?  I'd like to be an expert about 3 minutes only.  Why??  Because maybe, just maybe, I'd understand my husband...but I probably wouldn't :-)

Friday, June 10

5 question Friday

1. How close to your childhood dreams is your life now?  I would say that it is pretty close...I always wanted to be a nurse...and I've been one for 16 years now.  I have an awesome husband and 3 wonderful kids.  The only thing I'm still waiting on is the "having lots and lots of money" part...but I don't think that's gonna happen any time soon.

2. What is one must have item for the summer?  lots of kids eat me out of house and home over the summer.

3. Do you have your kids stay up on school stuff during summer vacation? (Or, if you don't have kiddos, did your parents make you keep up on school stuff during summer?)  I don't make them do school stuff but I do expect them to have a 2 hour quiet time every day and they are to read books during this time.  They are in their rooms with TV's off and reading for 2 hours.  It gives us a break and helps them not fall behind so much :-)

4. Do you can or freeze fresh produce?  I try to make strawberry jam each year but it is hit and miss if it actually turns out.  I used to help my mom and grandma can stuff but I've just never gotten into that.

5. Do you get ready for the day first thing in the morning?  Now that I'm working dayshift, yes...but if I've got a day at home...Pajamas all day long!!!!!  I usually change into pj's as soon as I get home from work too. 

Monday, June 6

Dress shopping with Adreyn

Adreyn graduates from 5th grade on Thursday so tonight we went dress shopping.
Here were our picks...which one do you think we took home?????

Magic Show

 We took the kids to a Magic show on Sunday and took their cousins along too.  Here are some pics from the day.  The kids took alot of these pictures on my iphone...sorry for the poor quality :-)

My office

This first picture is of me, on my way to my "peer interview" with the staff.  I like the picture but wish I didn't cut the top of my head off :-)  I was offered the job a week later!

This is the view from the doorway to my office.  This was probably the first week I was there.  It's nice to be able to have my diplomas displayed.

This is a vinyl saying that I put on the wall...It is directly across from my desk so I look at it a lot!!!

This is another vinyl statement that is on the wall next to my desk.  I love it! 

This was so funny!  We were having a baby shower event at work and the Similac rep was going to be at the event and asked if I could store the items that he was donating.  I had no problem with that...then when the materials management people showed up this is what they delivered.  Besides the give-away items I also had 2 kinds of formula, bottles, bottle nipples, etc!  This was pretty funny...the rep was shocked!  He was sweet though and emptied my office after the event.
See the big stack of papers on my desk?  That would be about half of the policies I'm working's very time consuming!

Friday, June 3

5 question Friday!

So, I've been kind of busy and haven't blogged lately...and yes, I'm taking the easy way out by just doing 5 question Friday again.  Oh, well, I'll try to get some blogging done this I need to post the pics from our mini vacation in April still (I'm pretty sure, I think).

1. If you had to choose, how would you prefer to choose to spend money...on landscaping or a pool?  I'd like a pool...but, I wouldn't like the stress that comes with a pool...I'd always be worrying about the kids.

2. (Scott likes to get things stirred up...) Death penalty, yay or nay?  I believe in the death penalty...that's all.

3. What's the worst thing your kid has gotten into when you turned your back/blogged/showered/blinked?  Well, my littlest ones dumped an entire of canister of flour on their heads and all over my floor one morning while I was resting (I worked nights then) and then that afternoon while I showered they decided it was a great idea to climb INTO the sooty, nasty fireplace and play. 

4. How often do you REALLY go to the dentist?  NO COMMENT!!!

5. What is your favorite animal (doesn't have to be a pet-type animal)?  I guess it would probably be elephants...but I'm really not an animal type person.