Sunday, February 26, 2012

11Things-just because-From Sometimes Sweet

So with out facebook/twitter which I gave up for lent-I have "time" to play along with this type of thing

Danielle from Sometimes Sweet writes:
There are five rules:
1. Post these rules.
2. Post a photo of yourself and 11 random things.
3. Answer the questions set for you in the original post.
4. Create 11 new questions and tag people to answer them.- I just do this because of aforementioned fast
5. Go to their blog/twitter and tell them you've tagged them.

That's me front in the center (with Chrissy and Ms. Kristle)

1. I really love to SPAZ dance-like failing until you are super out of breath. I only do this alone or with the kiddos, but it makes me laugh so hard and it is really fun.

2. I have a total love affair with my CROCKPOT. Yeah -I cook like every meal in that thing. Family Faves are Taco Soup and salsa chix

3. I love water aerobics.

4. I wish I was in a band that sang songs about being a mom.

5. I hate Alfredo sauce.

6. My favorite candy is a tootsie pop.

7. I miss school and I want to get my Ph D. and teach social work.

8. I want to live in a tiny house or earthship.

9. I want a pet goat.

10. Luis and I love to talk up our goat to our neighbor who always brags about his dog.

11. I read romance novels and I am not ashamed. ;)

Questions from Danielle:

1. If money, schooling or time was no obstacle, what career would you choose?
           I think I would love to work as a wildlife guide. Taking people out camping experiencing the outdoors.
2. What's the one thing you look forward to every day?
          Smiles and happy moments with my family. 
3. What is your number one, all-time, favorite blog?
          This is hard- I think I would have to say Soule Mama. Amanda is endlessly inspiring and had brought up my knitting game by 10 because everything she shares I want to do ;).
4. Biggest online pet peeve?
          facebook-vaugebooking. Part of the reason I gave up facebook for 40 days!
5. What is your all-time favorite book?
          The Harry Potter series-book 3
6. What would your "last meal" be?
          Also hard, I really like good food-but something fresh and local. 
7. Do you believe in love at first site?
          I did not until- I met Luis. Seriously the moment we shook hands. I fell head over heels in love with him. He is my soul yes I do. 
8. What would your ideal Sunday morning consist of?
         Waking up early early morning x-country ski (out my backdoor), come home breakfast, reading and knitting snuggled up to a woodstove. Then church. 
9. Why do you blog?
           To remember.
10. If you had to choose one color to wear forever, what would you pick?
          Blue. because I love it. 

My 11 questions:

1.What is a social justice cause you feel passionate about?
2.What is your fav. snack?
3. Who would you have dinner with if you could pick anyone?
4. Where would you most like to travel too?
5. What is your favorite kind of tree?
6. What would be your perfect date?
7. Do you think world peace is possible?
8. Who is your favorite actor or actress?
9. Why do you exercise or if you don't- why not?
10. Would you rather have a lazy day on vacation or a busy day at your house?
11. Where was your first kiss?

That was fun. Hope you play along.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

3 months-Luca

Luca is 3 months...whew that went quick. I find myself most days thinking-uh what happened at Christmas...what did we do on my birthday. My mom made fun of me because all we did on my birthday was hang out and eat. But it felt so great to be still and do nothing. So alas life with 3 seems to be my limit-going out of the house is hard it take so much work. It is a catch 22 to have children so close together-I feel like my kids will be close growing up-which was what I wanted, but the burden on parents is a lot to take. I never want to come off that I don't love my children, but more I want to meet their needs.  Right. this. second. it seems I am not able to meet everyone's needs (including my own-hello shower).
 Now on to the good stuff!

Luca is so big! I bought an Ergo carrier to carry him around the house. He is almost in 9 month cloths-mostly 6 months. He almost rolled over today! As soon as I yelled "Luis Luis" he promptly put his head down. Here are a few photos that we took at a friend's house with a nice camera. Just looks like a little man he does

Friday, February 17, 2012

Luca Little

Luca is 3 months old
and I have no pic to post of that darling boy.

However he is...

-lifting up chubby legs

-giggling when tickled

-watching more tv for the other 2.

-smiling at everyone

-looking at me with grey eyes that are slowing turning brown.

Sunday, February 5, 2012


I want to try and archive things that have interested me this week. So here we go.

These valentine gloves are awesome!

Free 2012 calendar.

I am starting a scrapbook called project life. I am excited to get started. I was thinking back to December after Luca was born and have NO recollection of what happened. WTH. So I thought either a weekly check in with some photos would be a nice way to do 2012. There is a digtal partnership with shutterfly and this brand. i think for us this is the way to go. I would love to do it by hand but Luis hates paper laying around and lord knows there is enough of that already at our house...

I have found what we are going to do Matias's valentines.

I think that is it from this week. <3 life

Friday, February 3, 2012


Outside my window... it is muddy and foggy

I am thinking... that I want to knit and have my hair done

I am thankful for... a chubby baby

From the kitchen... chili laid out to eat, and pbj sandwiches

I am creating...a little hat for a fore mentioned chubby baby

I am going... to Nadia's b-day and the gym tomorrow

I am reading... bible

I am hoping... that I will get some qt with all of my littles

I am hearing... blessed quiet

Around the house... lots of laughter and some minor hiccups