Friday, November 28, 2008

Thankful Thursday (a day late)

So I am a day late with my Thankful Thursday; but I was enjoying being with family too much to turn on the computer. So I thought that I would share what was thankful for yesterday..

1. My family that I can be real with.
2. That my mom loves to cook.
3. For homemade rolls.
4. Apple Pie.
5. Mashed Potatoes.
6. My sons laugh.
7. That we finally my have found some tricks to motivate Anna and the new attitude she has (thank you Kim for the chart idea).
8. For church family and memories.
9. For the snow covering the ground.
10. For Matt and how much we have grown together.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Thankful Thursday

I really need to remember what I am thankful this week; it has been I little bit of an emotional roller coaster.

I am thankful...

1....for my friends that have not gotten annoyed with me this week; and my bodies weirdness. 
2...for my very supportive husband.
3...for the ability that my body had to care 2 beautiful children to full term.
4...for my children's health.
5...for my mom; and the fact that she cleaned my kitchen while babysitting on Sunday night.
6...for the riverRUNNERS volunteers they rock; and they love those 4 and 5 year olds.
7...for  a church that see children's ministry as important.
8...for pastors that truly desire to listen to God and follow His lead.
9...for a house to have; even if I need to clean it.
10...that Matt get next week off; and we get to go Christmas shopping.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Family Night

Tonight's Family Night: we made breakfast for dinner; and played Junior Travel Monopoly-among other things. It was fun. Here are some pictures.

Wrestling With Dad after Monopoly

Funny Faces for the Camera

Mom and Benen (Anna took this picture)

Junior Travel Monopoly

Making Scrambled Eggs

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Thankful Thursday is Thursday already. This week has gone fast.
This week I am thankful for...
1. My husband (even when he has a man cold jk; he really does have a cold).
2. My kids and the blessing they are every day.
3. Pizza for breakfast; it was yummy.
4. Small groups that challenge and encourage me to grow closer to Papa.
5. Friends that do not always see everything the same way I see it; but still love me anyway.
6. Wisdom that God pours into people and there courage to share with others.
7. The things our pastors sacrifice to serves us.
8. For the very unique body God has given me.
9. That my story is different then anyone else's; and different then I imagined it being.
10. That Matt has a job were he can stay home and get better while getting paid for it.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Thankful Thursday

I am Thankful (in no particular order)...
1. ...that Pastor Linn blogs so early she reminded me it is Thankful Thursday.
2. ...for the snow yesterday; I love snow and I love Colorado Mountains with snow on them.
3. ...for my women's small group on Tuesday's-I love that group of gals.
4. ...that my hubby choose to help me with house work and not worry about getting something to work with the computer last night-he even put the dishes in the dishwasher when I did not ask him to.
5. ...that my children are so unique and different and that they keep my guessing in life.
6. ...that my good friend brought my coffee this morning.
7. ..for the smell of poppyseed muffins in the oven yum.
8. ...for the way God always provides for not only my and my families needs but also our dreams and desires.
9. ...for Mark and Jill giving my opportunity to work in children's ministry; they are allowing my to pro-sue a dream God has placed in my life.
10. ...for Teri showing my how to make some really cool cloth diapers-so I can be really domestic.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Fall Weekend

On Saturday I got to go shopping; in Grand Junction; with my mom and sister for some good girl time. When we stopped in Ridgeway the fire department was doing a training across the street and we took this picture for my brother (he is a volunteer fireman).

Chili Dinner and Bomb Fire at the Waters house on Friday (Halloween Night)

Pumpkin Decorating

Decorating our Pumpkins