Sunday, April 1, 2012

Spring is here!




This is the first time I decided to link up with Laura's weekly challenge.  I am excited about entering!  I am not a photographer just a girl who likes to snap pics here and there!  I am submitting a picture of these pretty flowers one of my parents gave me as a symbol of her appreciation!  That was so sweet of her and  very sweet my flowers are!

Jessie

Our Reflection Weekly Photo Challenge

Monday, March 26, 2012

Weekend Review

I just have to share of how proud I am with myself!  The family and I decided to go to the movies to see the Hunger Games on Saturday afternoon, but I was no where near finished with the book, and GOD forbid I went to see the movie prior to finishing it.  So I was rushing against the clock and guess what?  I did it!  I finished that last sentence 44 minutes before sitting in front of the “Big Screen”.  I was so glad that I read before I watched.  Great Movie but even better book!  Now off to begin “Catching Fire”!

Then it was off to baseball.  Nothing like being at a baseball park near Jax Beach, beautiful breeze with a cloudless sky  The joys of living in Florida! To top it all off, a  double win on our double header!  So proud of my son!  “Go Crush”

The hubby and I ended our weekend by relaxing and snuggling with a DVD of The Girl  with a Dragon Tattoo! Great Movie and Great way to end the weekend!

Friday, March 23, 2012

5QF-3/23





Rules for 5QF: Copy and paste the following questions to your blog post, answer them, then watch for the linky post to appear Friday morning and LINK UP!

1. If you were free to just hop in the car and drive, where would you go? Or, if you could hop a plane and go anywhere, where?

If I were to hop in a car and drive my guess would be that we would take a road trip to see the Grand Canyon and explore all it has to offer.  If I could hop a plane, I would love  to go to Europe.  I have never left the US and would love to indulge in the delicacies another country has to offer.

2. What's your most recently read favorite book?  

Funny you ask, currently I as trying so hard to finish Hunger Games before going to watch the movie tomorrow afternoon with the family.  I know I can do it even if it means not sleeping tonight! hahahah! I only have 166 pages left.

3. What's your favorite Spring Break memory?  

Favorite Spring Break Memory hmmmm well I remember being about 13 or 14 and my grandfather would take me and my bff to Keansburg, NJ and we would go swimming in the pool for hours all while my wonderful grandfather would wait for us. Then the next day he would take us roller skating that was the big thing to do back in the 80's remember that? 


4. What do you put in your child's Easter basket? Or, for those w/o kids, what was put in your childhood basket? 

In the Easter baskets for my kids I always put their recent favorite new release DVD and of course some jelly beans, easter hollow chocolate, and frozen PEEPS for me!  They hate peeps~  I love Frozen peeps!  Anyone ever try that?

5. Do you get a summer haircut?

I was just thinking about this the other day.  I have caramel/blonde highlights and I really really have to re do them.  Just trying to decide whether or not to do natural (dark brown) or continue my highlights.  Its a decision that will have to be thought out.  Cut wise NAAAAA I wanna let it grow..

So there you have it my 5QF!






Jessie 

Thursday, March 22, 2012

It's OK.......

Its Ok Thursdays





Its ok………


…..to be upset that Tebow chose the Jets over Jacksonville!




……..to be a Hunger Game junkie at the age of 36!




………to watch whatever Twilight movie is on, I am such a hopeless romantic.


…........to be excited that my Spring Break is different then my kids and I get the house to my self.


……….to shop at a thrift store, no one has to know and if they do who cares!


……….to be at work making a list of all things I could do at home, yet    once I am home all I want to do is read blogs!


With Memories,


Jessie

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Spring has Sprung

So we said buh bye to winter and hello to spring.  Springtime is my all time favorite season~why?  Well, I love the birth of new flowers, the fullness of  trees, and of course the warm weather followed by the longer daylight!  Springtime is also the resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ, a new beginning, a time to reflect that God gave his only son for our Salvation:  John 3:16



Laundry Room

Finally finished the laundry room and I have to say that I like it.  At first I was not impressed with my laundry room being in the garage, hopefully we will be able to close off the laundry room and separate it from the manly looking garage.  Keyword SOON!  


This is what it looked like:





and tada:




Nothing big but small changes are good!






Monday, March 19, 2012

My writings on my wall



You know,  for as long as I can remember I have always had difficulties putting my thoughts on paper.  I could never express what I wanted to say and basically never did.  About a year ago I was surfing the internet and came across  the magical world of "Blogland" and I was totally mesmerized. I think blogland had me at "Grab My Buttons" funny but true.   I loved how bloggers gave tutorials, recipes, posted pictures and basically wrote about their lives.  The fact that you could go from one blog to the next was so exciting, so exciting that I was wanted to create my own.  Mind you, I am not a crafty person, nor am I  great decorator, I know what I want the  problem is getting there.LOL.  I decided that I wanted to give it  a try just to see how everything worked, it was really fun creating my blog and my templates and creating my own little button......But then I didn't know what to do or what to even write about.  I began to abandon my blog, I stopped checking in.


About a year later, I decided to give it another try because after all I do enjoy reading blogs.  It was only after reading a followers blog that I became inspired to post again because she basically said write for YOU.  Write what makes YOU happy, sad, angry whatever...but  don't write for others. She is right.  This is about my life and what makes me happy.  Sometimes we need a lil bit of inspiration to keep going ~ So Thank you fellow blogger Thank you for your post and inspiring me to write about whatever again.



Saturday, March 17, 2012

Happy St. Patty's Day! Erin Go Bragh

May your blessings outnumber

The shamrocks that grow,


And may trouble avoid you


Wherever you go.







Thursday, March 15, 2012

Its Ok Thursdays





It's ok....

.......to call out sick when your really not sick.....

.......to spend time reading blogs instead of doing your job....

.......to scream out of frustration, it feels great........

.......to come home and just plop on the sofa for 20 minutes before cooking......

Happy Thursday!









Wednesday, March 14, 2012

"Its' Our Anniversary of our first Date!"

20 years ago today I took a chance and gave this boy an opportunity. Well, here we are today 3 kids, 2 dogs and a house later. It has never been easy, however we never gave up on each other and that is why today we are still together and growing stronger each day. We have had our share of ups and downs, but in this world no one is perfect, however I do believe we are perfect for each other. We are like a hand and glove, we fit well. So Happy Anniversary of our first date to Hubby & Me!





Monday, February 27, 2012

"Take Me out to the Ball Game"

Never in a million years did I ever imagine that I would be a Baseball Mom. We tried baseball with our oldest son Andre that only lasted about 1 season when he was about 8 years old he is now 18. He was never that much into it and he blamed it on the fact that his dad was way too hard on him.

Then there is Marcus he is the baby in our family. Marcus has been playing baseball since he was 8 years old and he is now 11. He quickly adapted to being comfortable with the game, considering he was a late starter because we skipped T-ball. Well for the past almost 4 years, he has played year -round baseball (i.e. fall ball, spring ball & all stars) the joyfulness of living in Florida.

Currently he is on 2 teams a rec team and advanced team, which consists of practices, scrimmages and games 5 out of the 7 days! Just writing it has me tired LOL. Just yesterday, we had a double header for the advanced team, which meant we were at the ballpark for 6 hours exactly. But you know what? Seeing my little man shine on the field makes it all worthwhile and I would not trade it for the world.

Six Hours of ball playing in the rain = one tired boy!







Thursday, February 23, 2012

When I hear the "L"word I cringe!

And I am not talking about Love...... I work in an elementary school and while I love all the little kids, I must say having been exposed to their little germs the one thing that I can't stand to hear is the LICE word. The minute a student comes into the office and says my head itches I just cringe in my seat and I begin to itch. I know its more of a mental thing but the thought of a critter moving around in my hair grosses me out...Scratching head as I write this! Yuck!



Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Blog Hop Partaay

Blog Parties are so much fun especially when we can hop from one to another. Here is a great Blog Hop hosted by Its So Very Cheri, so lets follow the rules and have fun hopping!








Blog Button~

I have been having some issues adding my blog button to some Linky Parties and it can be quite frustrating! Hoping for some insight with this tiny little issue, any help will be greatly appreciated!

all4memories


Wednesday, February 15, 2012

I'MMMM BAAACCCKKK!

I know that I have been away for about a year, but I am happy to say that I am back! Looking forward to capturing a lifetime of memories! Hope everyone is great and looking forward to checking out your blogs!