Friday, March 15, 2013


As much as I kind of want to just let this blog fall off the face of the earth b/c it just feels like one more thing for me to do right now I also feel a little guilty.
For anyone who still checks this thing if you haven't heard we are adding to our family once again. FOR THE FINAL TIME!!!! I swear it this time. oy.

We are due with Baby #4 mid August. (Along with our cousins Matt and Courtney!!!! So fun!)
Terrible timing with school starting for Cabana Boy and Punks 1 and 2. Both of them will be in full day school next year. :(
I will stay plenty busy though now with #3 and #4 at home with me.

For anyone who cares (probably only my mother in law and sister in laws) here is my massive #4 belly at 14 weeks and 17 weeks.

Sorry. i am too lazy to turn this one around. :)

Also, here is the video when we told the boys we were adding to the family. This was back in December. Pretty funny if I do say so myself.

Click here to view the video.

Have a great weekend everyone. I am busy working my tail off until mid July. Then it is all me and the pool from that point forward until the little decides to arrive.

Monday, November 19, 2012

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tiny Prints Christmas Cards

It's that time of year again when Tiny Prints does their fabulous Christmas Cards special! I used Tiny Prints last year for my Christmas cards and I swore I would never use another company ever again! The quality is outstanding and their turnaround time was awesome!
Check out their Christmas specials HERE.

Here is a sneak peak at some of my favorite card styles.

Tri-Fold Holiday Cards Taped Memento - Front : Bright Red
Handwritten Love Holiday Cards
and of course this one!!!!!
It’s the Season Holiday Cards
I love their styles because they are classy looking!

I am going to be taking our boys out for a photoshoot hopefully in the next week. I am super excited about my idea!

In the meantime here is an updated picture of my punks...

Don't forget to check out Tiny Prints Christmas cards soon and get going on making your own!


ps. This is a sponsored post.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Can ya help a mama out?

If you have 1 minute could you help me out? Pretty please???
This photo of my three punks is currently in 3rd place in a photo contest that ends in 3 days. First prize wins $200 towards Zin Frames and 2nd place wins $50. I am sooooo close to being in 2nd place. I would LOVE to win 1st but I would settle at this point for 2nd. The frames are pretty pricey but oh so cool! I really would love to frame this portrait huge and hang it up in my dining room.
So... could you please click on the link and then just click "vote" for my photo?
Thanks so much!!!!!!


Thursday, June 28, 2012

What principals do on their day off...

No one tell Cabana Boy I posted this. Got it!?!?!?! I can't stop laughing at his goofy faces.

personal favorite. :) 

Monday, June 4, 2012

The times are a changin'

It seems like things are starting to change a lot around here. The punks are growing up so fast. It feels like every day lately some big milestone has been reached.

-Punk 1 is officially heading off to full day Kindergarten in the fall. Who would have ever thought I would see a day where I didn't have three little boys underfoot all day long!?!?!?

-We took apart the nursery that has been pretty much exactly the same for almost 7 years. This was a tough one for me. I cried a lot but Punk 2 was so sweet. He said, "Don't be sad Mom. You are getting new carpet!" :)

- The boys all got new "basketball" shoes this weekend. They are so funny about it. They LOVE showing off their new shoes and seeing how fast they can go in them.
-As of Saturday we no longer have a crib in the house. Major sad one for this mama who LOVES babies. Punk 3 got a toddler bed and I do have to admit that he looks adorable and so proud of himself sitting in it but I do miss that crib still.

I still need to do some major decorating in his room but it does look cute as a "big boy" room. :) 

- Punk 1 and 2 left about an hour ago to head to IWU Wildcat Basketball camp for three days with their cousin. I can't believe they are old enough to do that kind of thing!!!!!

-Punk 3 and I are left here running errands for the day and then his cousin is coming to stay for two days. He is beyond excited!

- One thing hasn't changed. They still love farming. I am thankful for that. :)

Where has the time gone?

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

New Tonagel babies

I am obviously way behind on blogging but in case you haven't heard yet the Tonagel family welcomed two new little ones 2 weeks ago. You can see their photos on my photography website at
Congrats to Troy and Megan on the birth of Graham Matthew and Greg, Amy, Jace and Will on the addition of sister Allie Claire.
My boys love having more cousins!

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Punk 1 ate his cracker jacks during the game...

this meltdown is brought to you by Punk 2. He claims he is upset b/c his older brother ate his cracker jacks during his soccer game. In reality he is crying hysterically b/c his team lost and he was the only one to score any goals.
Competitive? uhh... yea. just slightly.
Oh and in other news... who would have ever guessed Cabana Boy would have to coach soccer one day? Soccer!?!?!?!?! His coaching career is off to a rocky start. :)

peace out.