Sunday, May 31, 2009

its the little things 5.31

1. Mom and Dad not only treating us to flowers but helping (ok, doing almost all the work) us put them all in.
2. Mom and Dad driving to us to bring Austin back.
3. Hearing that things went great with AUstin's first big solo sleepover
4. sun all day long and great burgers on the grill- thx drew
5. time to catch up with lots of stuff (some fun, some not so fun- ex. laundry, dishes, messes...)

its the little things 5.30

There are lots of things that we got to do today since Grandma Jo and Grandpa G had Austin. I thought I would just bullet everything we crammed in one day.

  • Put Austin down for a nap and left him in the loving hands of Sweet Grandma Jo
  • Drew and I went to the mall since it was raining
  • Lunch at Olgas without a high chair, bib or finger food (well we did have fries)
  • Cinnabon
  • Dollar movie
  • XL popcorn and soda with a refill!
  • Heading home to get ready in 30 minutes for the wedding we were going to (this included pumping, ironing (dress, pants for drew and my hair!), makeup, jewelry, finding shoes, getting camera...and out the door
  • Went to a wonderful outdoor ceremony that was dry and full of sun
  • Reception in Ann Arbor with an awesome, unique Mexican themed menu. Delicious!
  • Sitting with some really nice couples and making some new "friends" for the night.
  • Going home and not worrying about putting Austin to bed or him waking up

Thanks so much Mom and Dad for making such a fun night possible

its the little things 5/29

1. a last minute day off work for me
2. getting to meet our sweet nephew, Miles
3. spending the day in Oxford with family
4. a change to bike 20 miles in ritzy Oakland county subs
5. garage sale find of a hat and toy for Austin

its the little things 5.28

1. fun at small group
2. eggplant and banana pepper plant from a friend
3. people not making fun of my "melted" cupcakes
4. austin and drew having a good day hanging out
5. going to small group as a family

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

its the little things 5/27

1. the diaper study finally calling me and I'm in!
2. a surprise visit from my friends Carol and Ellen
3. selling 4 of my cloth diapers
4. lots of people at moms group
5. meeting a really nice mom at group and getting to talk to her later in the afternoon.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

its the little things 5/24

1. going up north to surprise Grandma Elsie on her 80th birthday
2. kabobs on the grill up north
3. austin loving his first trip to the trailor
4. austin FINALLY going to sleep (at almost 11pm!)
5. me not being the one having to drive to warren, sterling heights, port sanilac and then back to sterling heights and warren.

its the little things 5/26

1. a sweet lady who picked up Austin's blanket that we dropped on our walk and returned it to us.
2. TONS of mail today (i love when we dont get mail for a couple of days)
3. good coupons in the mail resulting in freebies at kroger
4. talk to aunt chelle on skype today and Austin loving it
5. a nap for me during austins nap time

its the little things 5/25

1. grandpa putting austin down for his nap and changing his poopy diaper!
2. "bread and meat" for dinner, plus lots of veggies and delicious grilled items!
3. more good deals at CVS
4. grandpa putting up a crib for austin at their house (the crib from when i was a baby)
5. drew humoring me and watching jon and kate with me

Saturday, May 23, 2009

its the little things 5/23

1. fun at Bella's birthday party (and AWESOME cooked food- Thanks Jason)
2. watching austin chow down on ribs and baked beans
3. Austin laughing when Jack bounced him on his first trampoline experience
4. $1 flips at Old Navy
5. lunch at Sam's club.

its the little things 5/22

1. an awesome night hanging out with Drew
2. watching the Tigers win (on TV)
3. a little overtime pay at work
4. getting to see Andrea finally at work and catch up over lunch
5. Austin not getting up too early on my work day.

its the little things 5/21

1. getting off work at 2p and it being 80 degrees and sunny
2. going to small group without being rushed and fun there as usual
3. the surprise potluck at work going great and staying a surprise

thats all for today, i hate when i get more than 2 days behind...i just cant seem to remember what happened...thats sad, huh?

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

its the little things 5/20

1. my time out, always fun
2. lots of people at moms group and lots of catching up
3. perfect weather!
4. time to do some gardening and plant some veggies
5. a last minute reminder about our work pot luck tomorrow.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

its the little things 5/19

1. getting a family pic taken and a cute one of austin at Sears
2. sun all day!
3. hangin out with amy and the kiddos today
4. my stuffy nose not getting worse
5. watching austin start crawling more and more on his knees
6. little guy being so tuckered after a long day that he basically passed out at bedtime.

its the little things 5/18

1. austins doctor check up going great and him barely crying after one quick shot
2. andrew getting his bike tuned up and finding the perfect stem
3. a fun day of shopping and treats with mom and in canton
4. austin taking almost a 3 hour nap after being tortured by his mom and grandma doing #3
5. having a "no hitter" for the weekend. aka, not having to go into work ALL weekend!

its the little things 5/17

1. getting to go to church and not get called into work
2. hanging out with mom all day without working (theme here...)
3. figuring out how to mow the lawn for the first time in my life
4. laughing while "touching up" the spots i missed with the lawnmower with giant sheers
5. a brownie melts meets hot fudge sundae dessert from McD's (hey, i shared it with mom)

Saturday, May 16, 2009

its the little things 5/16

1. not getting called in AT ALL!
2. finding "oh, the places you'll go" dr. suess book for 10cents at a garage sale
3. talking to aunt chelle on skype
4. having lunch together at home with mom and drew
5. my mom staying all day and night since i was on call.

Friday, May 15, 2009

its the little things 5/15

1. getting to sleep through the night without having to go to work
2. getting out of work on time
3. going to bed early with Drew
4. time for a coffee break at the end of the day
5. a surprise gift from Aunt Rose and Uncle Greg in the mail for Austin!
6. Drew fixing my tire for me

Thursday, May 14, 2009

its the little things 5/14

1. surprise Qdoba for lunch at work
2. getting out of work in enough time to make it to small group
3. new friends at small group and leading going well
4. Drew being happy and getting to hang out with his college buddy
5. Grey's finale!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

its the little things 5/13

1. lots of fun at moms group
2. 9 bottles of bbq sauce that Kroger paid ME to take...ok, i know 9 is excessive, but you know me.
3. surprise organic salsa that i found marked down AND i got to use my expiring soon coupons.
4. the strubles coming to visit this afternoon
5. my bulging tire not exploding on my trip to Kroger

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

its the little things 5/12

1. sun, sun, sun ALL day
2. time for a training ride for our bike trip
3. austin liking the bike trailer a little more than last time
4. CVS trip with a surprise deal on the ONLY body wash Drew likes
5. watching Austin have fun with his finger foods today (waffles and cheese)

Monday, May 11, 2009

its the little things 5/11

1. a really successful trip to meijer with help from Drew in the entertaining Austin department
2. family time before Drew went to work
3. a laid back run
4. hanging out with Amy for awhile this afternoon
5. fun dinner time letting Austin play in his food and make a mess

its the little things 5/10

1. my first mother's day
2. a sweet locket with my baby's pic in it
3. feeling austins first tooth poking through
4. michelle walking in honor of the heart walk
5. getting together with the garavaglia's...always good for a laugh
6. grandpa buying austin a really cute outfit and trying to blame grandma for it.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

its the little things 5/9

1. running a 5k with drew and austin this morning
2. then walking a 5k with drew, austin, my mom and work pals
3. it not raining for the heart walk
4. a fun afternoon with mom including qdoba and coldstone!
5. freshly painted toe nails

its the little things 5/8

1. crazy busy, fast day at work
2. a nice relaxing walk after work with the boys
3. delicious pillsbury homemade pizza for dinner
4. time to pick the house up a little
5. getting the BEST mothers day card in the mail with a little treat inside.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

its the little things 5/7

1. getting to watch grey's
2. drew helping me with a secret project
3. a visit from my boys at lunch today
4. a busy, went by quick kinda day
5. tomorrow is friday!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

its the little things 5/6

1. FINALLY getting a new battery for my watch
2. lots of errand running with a little guy who was on his best behavior
3. sun this morning
4. sam's and the mall after work with Drew working days today
5. austin looking so cute in his little shorts and new sandals today

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

its the little things 5/5

1. austin being ok after his first big crash
2. a fun walk to kfc for free chicken dinner with amy and jack (and austin of course)
3. a peaceful grocery shopping trip before 8am with austin (its so nice there in the morning)
4. the hiker from Ann Arbor being found safe and alive after being missing for a week
5. many good nights of sleep lately

Monday, May 4, 2009

its the little things 5/3

I messed up again...see the entry over here please!

its the little things 5/4

Opps... I posted on the wrong blog...  check it out over here

Saturday, May 2, 2009

its the little things 5/2

1. austin sleeping in past 9am so i could take a shower, get ready and have breakfast before he even got up.
2. lunch with the girls at olive garden
3. leftover time after lunch for a trip to target and cvs with "amy's".
4. getting to teach amy La a little more about coupons and even having two on hand that she could use for her baby food.
5. Discover milan days!

its the little things 5/1

1. the boys hanging out in oxford and me getting an evening ALL to myself at the last minute
2. a nice evening including a stress free trip to target, dots (yes, random but i got a cute dress for 1.59), borders (pretzel (not really that good) and a free coffee drink (very good), reading smut magazines and finding pants for austin at toys R us for 1.59 (magic price of the night)
3. getting caught up on blogs and email when i got home.
4. a good nights sleep
5. not having to go to work for 5 days!

Friday, May 1, 2009

its the little things 4/30

1. a great small group, seeing everyone, and enjoying time together
2. seeing austin get so excited when i get home from work
3. drew being such a good Papa to austin
4. being really busy at work so no one had to go home early
5. awesome leftover pita bread from a work lunch.