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Saturday, April 16, 2011

I Thought We Came Here To Get Away From This...

Mission accomplished!  We flew home last Friday, successfully I might add (as in: no one was injured, permanently physically or emotionally damaged, or thrown out of any airport or airplane).  With that being done, I said that I probably won't travel with the kids by myself again next time (which I believe is what I say every time we arrive back home), so we'll have to see. 

At this point, please remind me of these words 8 or so months down the road when it's time to do this all over again.  Please.

Anyhow, we made it home to my inlaw's city, and the following day we travelled to my home town 2 1/2 hours away.  Where I live now, there really is no driving.  Unless you count driving the 24 seconds to the store, post office and bank. 

Yes, I drive.  Don't judge.

The drive to my hometown was awesome, and even though spring around here entails having to look at brown, dead and muddy land everywhere, I loved being able to see the ground!  I haven't seen the actual ground since last fall, and I missed it.  Spring was just trying to burst out of the ground here and I loved the moist/muddy/fresh smells that were filling the air.


Last night, we got about 3 inches of snow.  Seriously????  We just left the extremely far north to get away from this (well, and to see our families).  We still have 10 foot snow banks in our front yard, and we have to go through this all over again? 

Time to get the shovel out.  Again.  But, at least my hubby arrived safely last night before all hell broke loose weather wise.  For that I can be thankful. 

It's been a long week with appointments, and a very trying one.  Our 3 year old son has some developmental issues (which I'll blog about soon), and to be truthful, I'm ready to just forget about having to make decisions for the next little while.  On top of that, we just found out that we're moving in June.  We get back from holidays May 16th, and we're moving in June.  Yep.

Lots on my mind, but I just keep telling myself that everything works out in it's own time.  It just has a way of doing that. 

So, for now, I'll shovel, and not worry about the rest.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Outta Here Baby!!

Well, I'm off to the great warm south today with the kids in tow! (If you never hear from me again, they got the best of me...)

I'm going to be checking in and even *gasp* posting about our holiday, so don't think I've disappeared from the face of the earth....

If you are wanting information on Arbonne, or needing to order or need to get a hold of me, I'm taking my laptop with me, and will be checking in every day, so send me a line!

Have a great weekend!! :)

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

And Now the Good Stuff....

Okay, how much of a downer was I last night?  Man, I can barely stand to listen to myself whine....

Anyhoosey, here is a list of awesome things going on right now....

- I get to fly home with the kids on Friday (it's Friday, Friday...haven't heard the song???  Youtube it!  Don't hate me!). 

- I get to see my Mom and Dad and sister on Saturday - so happy to be going home to see them!  Not that I'm not happy to see my inlaws, I just have a better time there when my hubby is with us - both of them work and it's not quite as labor intensive with the kids when he's there.

- I do have the most awesome kids - my son is a laugh a minute, and I think my daughter is going to be the most eccentric little gal around - she loves weird music and clothes - remind me of this when she goes goth...

- It's really, really trying to be spring out there - I'll give Mother Nature a break, as we live so far north, but she's got a month to get rid of the snow and start shining that hot sun!

- My Arbonne business is taking off, and I have the best clients a girl can ask for.  I'm so appreciative of all of the positive feedback I'm getting, it kind of makes my heart glow! :)

- My house is a mess, but I don't care right now! I'm hanging out with my girl watching Uncle Buck - great for some laughs!

Have a great day! :)

Monday, April 4, 2011

There I Go...

Disappearing again! 

I've been doing a lot of reading, but not a lot of blogging lately...

Life around here is about to get super crazy, and I'm not looking forward to it!  I'm not a person to be worried by things, I have no problems falling asleep at night and don't let things gnaw away at me.  But, lately, I've been worrying about anything and everything. 

So.  In an attempt to get these stupid thoughts out of my head, in no particular order, here they are!

- I fly out with the 2 kids alone on Friday for a 3 1/2 hour and then a 1 hour flight.  Alone.

- We are gone from here for 5 weeks to visit family (isn't that enough of a stomach eater?!?!) and back for 2 weeks before we move.

- The previously mentioned move is to another city, an hour flight away (we are in a remote area only accessible by airplane during the summer, ice roads in the winter)

- Did I mention I've got 2 weeks to get ready for the move after holidays?  2. Weeks.

- I'm not looking forward to moving with a 3 year old and a 4 year old.

- We were told at my son's "speech therapy" appointment (this is in quotations because I think the SLP got her credentials from a cracker jack box) that there was concern about him being on the autism spectrum.

- Spent 3 days crying and freaking out after said appointment.

- Started smoking again after almost 2 months of being smoke free after getting this wonderful news (and believe me, I know that there is no good reason to start again, no excuses.  I just didn't give a shit about my quit at. all. at this point)

- Going to have to pick out a school for my daughter to go to in the fall for kindergarten and have no idea what school will fit her the best - trying to do research, but until we get there, I'll have no idea.

Okay, I'm leaving my issues here for tonight, not rolling around in my head keeping me from sleeping (and if you've ever met me on little sleep, I don't function well at all).  I'm thinking my next post will be a list of great things going on in my life....

I'll give you a preview..

- My two awesome kids, I could spend all day laughing at them.  Goofs.