Wednesday, February 27, 2008

She waves!!!

Katelyn has started waving bye-bye. It is soooo cute. She waves her arm and opens and closes her hand. I love it everytime I see it.

I scrapped a few more pages this evening.

Besides Katelyns scrapbook I'm going to make an ABC book for her. This is the first page:

I've decided that I'm never running with Dani again. Yesterday we decided to take a run with the babies and the jogging strollers. Let me tell you I have never breathed so hard IN MY LIFE. In a positive note, after researching how far we went I think we ran about 2 miles which is INCREDIBLE!!! Only need to get up to 4 miles by March 9th and I'll be ready to run the Foggy Bottoms Run.

Well I'm off to bed. Here's a picture of Kate waving bye bye and Ty smiling! :)

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Man, I was productive today!!

I had a very productive day today. I scrapbooked 6 pages!!!! I don't want them clogging up my blog so I made a slide show of them.

It was pretty easy to do so many pages since 5 of them were the same template. I still have about 15 more pages to make before Kate's 1st scrapbook will be complete.

Other than scrapbook I really didn't do much today. Kate and I stayed home from church because it was rainy and windy and I didn't want to leave the comfort of my house. Jennie made cookies today and I've already had 4 of am I suppose to lose weight around here??? First was cupcakes and now it's cookies...what's next, fudge??!!!!

Kate is still working through her second tooth. She's been quite fussy today and wanting mommy. She still gets on all 4's, with mommy's help, but she does not know what to do from there. She has rocked a few times so we'll see!

Conor spent most of the day recording. He is in a band called Hey Eleanore. He plays bass and they are recording a new CD.

That's about it for today. Ohhh I must say that I watched the Oscars and I have no idea why "No Country for Old Men" won soooo many awards. I watched like 20 minutes of that movie and stopped because it was soooo boring.

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Another tooth!

Katelyn had another tooth pop through yesterday morning. You'd never know except that yesterday she was smiling and I saw another white spot in her gums. She's such a little trooper. Besides being a little cranky, she shows no signs.
I was able to scrapbook a few more pages. I love the first one.

I've been trying to go in date order but I participated in a digital scrapbooking challenge on a digital scrapbooking board and this picture worked perfect for it.
I like this page too. I can't believe she was ever that tiny!

Lastly I made one more page. This was for another challenge on the digitital scrapbooking board. I love how it turned out. By the way I'm not really a Keith Sweat fan but I love the words-I think they work perfectly.

Well that's about it for today. Hope you all are having a great weekend!

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Katelyn eating a lemon

Internet Issues and Scrapbook Pages

I finally got MY Internet back today. Our DSL modem died on Monday afternoon so I had to wait for AT&T to ship me a new one. Luckily our neighbors, whom we are good friends with, have a very strong wireless Internet signal that I was able to tap into. However it is not very reliable. Every time the wind blows or a car drives down the driveway I lose the signal. Talk about frustrating!!!

Kate did another FIRST yesterday. I got her up on all fours and she stayed there for a good 2 minutes. She liked it at first but then she got a little frustrated that she couldn't do anything. I think she knew that if she moved one of her arms her balance would be off and she'd crash to the floor. Here's a picture of her on all fours....I'm so proud!

I managed to get one page done this past few days. One you say??? Only one???? Well it may as well be THREE!!! I had to redo this one page 3 different times because my computer kept freaking out. You'd think after losing it 2 times I would have learned my lesson but I didn't. Let me tell you, I've finally learned it! lol So here's the page that took 2 days to make:

Here's the other page I did today. I love this kit and I've been waiting to use it.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Finally ran a mile!

Before I had Katelyn I could run a nice 2 miles and feel great. After she was born I could barely run 1/4 mile without being out of breath. Jennie and I had been running in the morning .7 mile for about a week. I was doing great. Then I got sick. :( I was sick for about a week and was unable to run at all. I thought for sure my 'training' had gone down the drain. Well today I went on a run and I was planning on running the same course we always do. Once I got to the last street I had 2 options, go straight through one more block and be home or head left and go away from my house to add an additional .3 mile to my run. Well I went left. I was able to run all but 2 blocks of my entire run. I feel so great about it. I hope to get out again tomorrow if weather permits.

I've lost another 2 lbs. YAY! I have not really been dieting but more watching what I eat. I try and eat fruits and veggies and watch my portions. It's really helped me. It is also motiviation that my good friend Dani has lost like 10 lbs in 3 wks and had a baby 2 months after I did. Thanks Dani for the motiviation!! :)

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Here's to a lazy day!

I was very lazy today. I didn't go to bed last night until 2:00 am because I was next door at the neighbors watching some friends play Dr. Mario. Gosh that brought back some memories.......
Anyways, I made 2 pages today for Katelyn's scrapbook. I'm not all that excited about the first one but I LOVE the 2nd one. I think the colors really compliment the black and white pictures.

Katelyn is doing well. I think she is teeting this evening. She's been fussy and cranky but it's nothing a little tylenol can't fix! :)

Well I'm off to continue scrapbooking....see ya'll later.


I decided to start a blog in hopes of keeping family and friends informed on what's going on in our life. I hope you enjoy it and come back often.

My recent hobby is digitial scrapbooking. I love it and am more creative digitally. I love that if/when I create a page and I don't like the end result I can just delete it with out ruining any pictures of supplies.

Katelyn is 7 months now and I can't believe how fast it has flown. So many people 'warned' me that it would fly by and I did not believe them. I thought for sure they were exagerating. Well, they were not! It's amazing that in 5 months Katelyn will be 1 year old.

Conor is doing well also. He's enjoying his job at Strombeck Properties. He also enjoy's Katelyn. He is an amazing dad to Katelyn and she lights up when he walks in a room.

Well that's about it for now. I'll post some scrapbook pages and recent pictures soon!