Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Jan 25, 2012

This  dog is goofy!  He's  actually barking @ the  kitchen because there are some food left on countertop from dinnertime.   He started doing this when we moved into this  house last year.   So, we can not go to bed until the  kitchen is free of food or he will bark all night.  Silly,  I know. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Jan 18, 2012


After 4 years of treatments - Spring expanders, retainers and braces - now he’s in the final stretch. He has to wear his retainer for 1 to 1 1/2 years. He was so thrilled!

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Jan 17, 2012


I had just happened to look outside from the dining room window and noticed there was tons of birds on the back line (which is on the far left side - not in picture) and it’s by the alley, except that there just ONE little bird sitting on the cable line closer to the house. So, I thought this is perfect shot. Loved how the picture turned out!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Jan 16, 2012

It was SO nice outside today! I opened all the windows. This is VERY rare to have 60 + degree in the middle of January! We’re normally anywhere from 10’s to 30’s at this time of the year!  It felt like spring! I felt like I was doing spring cleaning with the windows opened!  I saw Metzger sitting in front of the door looking out and had to snap this photo!  He’s 5 years old rottweiler and a big baby!

Jan 15, 2012

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We were supposed to have a busy day which consist cleaning and laundry. After getting two loads of laundry and the kitchen is not cleaned up, Jeff and I said the heck with it and decided to just have a lazy Sunday.  So we popped in Season 2 of SG-1 Atlantis and just relaxed! Roxie decided she wanted to get up on the couch and find a spot and get warm. LOL!

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Jan 14, 2012

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This is the NEVER-ENDING laundry! LOL! If I don’t stay on the top of it – this is what happened after 6 days for family of 5. I usually try to do them on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. However, this week got away from me so I didn’t do them this week.   Thankfully the laundry chute is in the hallway and this is in the basement so no one can see it!! Smile  Looks like laundry day today and tomorrow for us!

Jan 13, 2012

This is now my life line. I had the surgeries back in August 2008 and December 2008. I have no regrets whateverso, even when I was battling staph infection in March of 2009.  It was a very hard and long recovery. It was discovered in February 2009 that I had somehow contacted staph infection in the incision and it wasn’t until May 2009 that I was fully recovered from it. I do have nerve damages from the repeated surgeries to close it up, 3 times to be exact.  Even it was very painful and very tiring journey, I was asked if I would had done it again if they had to take the original one out. I said YES.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Jan 12, 2012

On the 12th of each month, this is where I will be taking 12 photos. I am doing 12 – 12 – 12. It’s a scrapbooking project where we take 12 photos on the 12th day of the month for 12 months.  This is only 8 photos out of the 12 that I chose to post.  the other 4 are in the same scenes as some of the photos. Didn’t see the point of posting those. So I just chose 8 for this one.
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This was taken around 7 ish am.
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Aiden’s ready for school and I had to get a picture of him in the snow and LOVED how it came out!!
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Homemade Chicken Noodle!! MMMMM!!!!  This is just the beginning stage!
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Homemade garlic cheese dinner roll!!!
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Here’s the Chicken Noodle and Dinner Roll. Yummy!! What a perfect timing to have them! It was COLD outside!  Winds were just horrible – gusting up to 35 MPH and pushing the temperature to around 16 degree!
Now you have a photo of me. Nothing fancy!

Jan 11, 2012

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Today was one of those blah day since I was dealing with some health issue. I decided I was better off not doing any creative projects so I just hung around on the couch and watched those 4 movies.  I watched those in the order – Contagion, The Ark of Truth, Continuum, then the final movie was Percy Jackson.

Jan 9, 2012

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Couldn’t really just post ONE picture today.  This is the usual snacks after school for the boys. 

Jan 8, 2012

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This is the one of the never ending chore around here. #2 is the laundry! LOL!

Jan 7, 2012

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I host a crop night in my home 2 – 3 times a month.  The studio gets very messy when this happens, but it’s so much fun to get together with bunch of crafters!!

Jan 6, 2012

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On January 3rd and 6th, I had this candle going in remembrance of our two cousins, Myah Brown and Blake Beasley who passed away a year ago. Myah passed away on the 3rd and Blake passed away on the 6th of 2011.

Jan 4, 2012

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Those are our dogs. We had purchased bunch of new toys for them.  Roxie literally destroyed the little green dog within 10 minutes. She’s the reason why we don’t really have a whole lot of dog toys, except bunch of tennis balls.  Metzger is our big wuss dog. It looks like he has found his “woobie”. He WILL not lot Roxie anywhere near this toy. The first 3-4 days after we got it. He carried it around. Even to bed time. It was literally funny!! It’s pretty much damaged now, but he still carries it around here and there.l

Jan 3, 2012

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Loved the goofy looks on the kids! They both were wrestling on the family bed when I had snuck up on them to snap this photo and they were so wound up! LOL!

Jan 1, 2012

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I had so many to choose from this day, but this one stood out. I love this.  Aiden had stayed all night at a friend’s house for NYE and they were up until 5 am and slept until 9 am.  He was on the go all day and this was around 5 pm when he started to doze off.

Okay, attempting Photo A Day again

I am going to attempt Photo A Day again. However, I am not going to stick to a list or any guidelines.  I’m just going to take a photo a day that’s part of our daily life. That applies to what my kids are doing, our dogs, or what Jeff is doing.  I was trying too hard last year by sticking to the theme list/365 list.  The difference is that I’m also doing Project Life which is going to be consisting photos from our daily life too. So it will works on here too.  I’m not sure how I’m going to be uploading it. If it’s going to a few days uploading or once a week uploads.  I’ll be playing around with several methods to see what will works the best for us.   

So now, let’s begin. I will start the next post with photos.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Week 1 - Project Life

I think I will be doing something different on this blog - instead of posting photos everyday. I will just compile it into my Project Life by Becky Higgins and post the picture once  a week. Again, I'm not sure how I'm going to do this blog yet - For the time being, this is probably going to be the way I'll do for now.

Nothing fancy about week 1 - just a few pictures this week. It is going to be get some time before I get some better idea of how I want to do the Project Life by Becky Higgins. At this point, it looks like I'll be taking photos of events that is part of our crazy life.  I still have to figure out how to switch my mode about using vertical shots more often. Hopefully by the end of the month that I will have a better idea of how I'm going to do this project. :)

Am posting this a day late. I was unable to do it yesterday.