Thursday, November 1, 2012

Last Post

Hello!  Well after much going back and forth, I decided to once again change the direction I was heading with blogging.  I really wanted to start a blog to appeal more to the public domain, but the more I thought about it, the more I realized, I really have nothing to blog about that probably anyone would care about. lol. I'm not putting myself down, but I don't come up with new recipes and I am certainly no expert in any field.  I just love and admire fellow friends and bloggers who do blog for the masses and thought it would be fun.  I will continue to admire.

So I asked myself what really got me blogging in the first place.  My in-laws moved to Washington shortly before I had Kaitlyn.  It was fun to update them on our lives and to help them in a small way, cope with being away from the grand kids.  I also am not into scrap booking and was looking for a way to document our lives for myself and children in the years to come.

This brought me to the realization that I really want to blog now for my girls. My family and friends can still be updated, but it really is for my babes.  After all, I guess I am an expert in them! My hope and desire is to never paint a picture of perfection, but to help them see what it is like to be a Momma and to hopefully give them advice along the way. 

This will be the last post here! 

If you care to follow me, my new blog is http://angelbuglove.blogspot.com/

Thanks for following me up to this point!

Sincerely,
Shells

Friday, August 31, 2012

Catch Up!

Wow!! I was down to one blog a week and now apparently, it is one blog a month :( Oh well!!! I will try to catch up in this one!

We have been really busy this month which is always a good thing for me!! I have so many changes I want to blog about, but will save it for another time! I am trying to re do my blog and gear it towards a different purpose, but I am slow in redesigning/starting a new one. I will get there :)

Here are some things we have been doing!

I have started letting K cook her own scrambled eggs (under close supervision of course!).  She is very careful :)
Our big family vacation including a camping trip in Idyllwild!  This was the first tent camping experience for the girls! They did really well and despite a huge thunderstorm that lasted an hour, it was a lot of fun!!

I tried to think ahead and bring plenty of stuff for the girls to do.  I found these awesome kits from this wonderful blog and the girls loved them! I only got through the ocean themed kit which I had to modify.











 We got these wonderful air mattresses for kids with the sleeping bag attached!! They were awesome!
 Chloe still wanted to play on my phone a lot :( haha.




The best night of the entire month was the night of the Neil Diamond concert!!! That man still has it at 72 years old!!
 I ordered the girls little desks and they loved the packing paper the most I think!!! Chloe was cuddling with it while sucking her thumb. haha



This past week, we took a spontaneous trip the downtown San Diego. We took the trolley from Old Town to Seaport Village.  From there we took the ferry to Coronado Island! It was HOT outside, but one of the best trips with the girls we have taken :)

Poor Chloe had gotten sunscreen in her little eyes so she looks kinda tired here. Poor thing!









 On the way back to the trolley, we found this cool hedge maze!
Other than that, I am preparing to homeschool Kaitlyn for pre-K.  I would like to continue through the rest of her school years but I will write more about that later!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Painting Nature

The girls and I went for a walk the other day and gathered several nature things in our buckets. Then they came back and either painted with the stuff they collected, or painted the stuff they collected. :)  So cute! I love my little artists!




Fourth of July

We had such a great time this year for the 4th! We went down to Matt's parents and stayed for a few days.  They BBQ'd and we swam :)




Turkeys




This is what she does when I tell her to smile! haha