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Monday, January 26, 2009

Girl's Bedrooms

Sariah and Emma Jo have the orange & pink room with the little black seats. The seats fold out to beds. The girls love having the extra space. The carpet isn't in yet, but we can't put that in until the rest of the basement is done. Abigial & Eliza have the pink & white room w/the striped bed spreads. Abigail helped paint most of the "dots" on the wall. We had a lot of fun painting. These rooms will be SO much better when the carpet is in. We ordered the carpet from Lowe's last Friday. Pat also built the wall for the stairs today. Under the stairs we put a little window in so the kids could use it as a little play area. They were all pretty excited to see the window. I'll post pics of that later.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

The Stairs are in!!

Pat was able to get the stairs in today! For those who don't know, we are finishing our basement. We are adding a living room, three bedrooms, and eventually another bathroom. We already have a set of stairs, but wanted to add another due to the length of the basement. By the time we are done, our home will be 8 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms. All but the bathroom, will be done if a few weeks. The bathroom will be built in a few months. We are so excited for the extra space. Pat Hallman is doing a great job! We are so grateful for him. If you want quality, inexpensive, fast work, he is the man to hire!

Revamping my Blog

I was so sad to have lost all of my old posts, but very grateful to my sweet friend Jamie for fixing my blog. Thank goodness some of my pics are still on there becuase that is what takes soooo long. Our home construction is going very well. The man we hired, Pat Hallman, is very good and fast; and oh yeah, very reasonably priced!! I will be posting some before/during/after pics soon. Our house has actually changed a lot since the first real of pictures down below. It has been a lot of fun to see our home transform!

Monday, January 19, 2009

Vist to Indiana to see Jackie, Glenn, & Brooklyn

I went with Lori Hardle to see Jackie's baby Brooklyn. We stayed for a week and truly enjoyed ourselves. I fell madly in love with sweet little Brooklyn. She was born on Christmas Day 2008. She is one precious baby, but very stubborn! I really missed my family, but I had a REALLY hard time leaving them. I miss them already!

Our Christmas Trip to Gatlingburg, TN

For Christmas this year we decided to take a trip. We went and stayed 9 days in a beautiful cabin in Gatlingburg, TN! We had a very relaxing, fun filled time. We went to Wonder Works (the upside down one) and enjoyed Hoot 'n Holler. Hoot 'n Holler was a dinner show. The kids were called up on stage in the begining. Tom was called on stage 3 or 4 times (that's what happens when you are so good looking). Spencer was called on stage and made everyone laugh. He refused to say what the man was telling him to say. All the man wanted him to say was that he wanted to be a cowboy when he gew up. Spencer refused saying, "But I don't want to be a cowboy when I grow up.". It was so funny.
One of the days we went to Ripley's Aquarium. It was AMAZING! I love sea life. The kids got to pet sting rays. I loved the tunnel aquarium the best. We also went on a few hikes. The weather was great for winter time. It was in the 50's & 60's most of the week. The trails there were goregeous! I would love to visit Gatlingburg in the summer. This Christmas was GREAT!! We came home to Pat Hallman having a good start on the construction.

Our New Home

We moved into a new home on October 1, 2007. It has 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. It is such an upgrade in size from our country home. The kids are loving the space and so is mom & dad! It also has 2 kitchens in it. We have already done some painting and plan to do some updates to the house. We are so grateful!

Personality Photos

I had a lot of fun taking these photos. I have printed them out in black and white and they are hanging above my piano at home. These pictures really do protray my kids' personalities. A few of them were not happy saying, "That's not me." I'm afraid to say their mommy sometimes knows them better then they do. hehehe

Emma's Baptism

Emma Jo was baptized on her birthday, November 4th, 2007. It was a beautiful day. Tom did the baptism and confirmation. She was so sweet and innocent.

Halloween 2007

We love dressing up for Halloween. Tom and Dave Hardle took the kids trick or treating and Lori and I stayed and passed out candy.