This is what I have been up to lately

This is what I gave my sister in law for her new baby, a fun quiet book about colors.

Our weekend

Due to the recent storm another part of our fence blew down. So Steve fixed it & we helped, kinda.

Latest Sewing Project

If you know me, you know I am working on this quiet book. But it is going to take a while cause it is involved. So my sister in law is having a baby shower soon and I wanted to make her something. This is a wipes and diaper holder. Well turns out it is a little too small for the wipes I use. So I gave it to Emma for her markers and a small coloring book. It was so fast & simple I am going to make another one that is a little wider and give it as a gift. This pattern is super easy and can be found here.

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Sunday Emma gave a talk in Primary and she did a great job. It was about the importance of Temples. We had ward conference & our Stake President talked to us in sacrament. The thing that stood out to me was "when you study your scriptures do it with a pen in hand, so you can really study."

Yesterday was a busy day. I had visiting teaching at 9am &10 am. Then a PiYoga class at the gym with Holly. Then I had to open the church for Michelle, then came home to rest until I had to pick up Paige from school then came home for my Presidency mtg. Then my husband came home & he had a bad headache so he went straight to bed & slept till the next morning. I put the kids to bed a little before 8pm & went to bed myself at about 8:45pm. Good thing I did cause I was woken up @ 4:45 by a cat who was hungry. He is getting nutered today so he could not eat last night & he is hating it. He has this weird meow and it is kinda annoying. He actually climbed on the counter & tried to eat the bread. After that we had to put him in his carrier. Only one more hour till we get to leave yeah!

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This is where we were:

2& 1/2 years ago.
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Which Path Will You Take

We are quickly approaching 2 years of our new life in Texas. I have been thinking a lot lately about what I have done in the 2 years we have been here & if I have been wasting my time here on earth. I know it is such a blessing, this thing called life and I hope I am not wasting it. What path will you take.

Some of the things we have done or have happened since moving to Texas:
-built a swing set
-got a cat
-got a dog
-gave back the dog
-had 2 Christmas's
-traveled to PA, Washington DC, San Antonio, Minnesota & Utah.
-attended Steve brother & sisters weddings & my brothers wedding
-my nephew's birth
-helped my mom redo her living room & sister redo her bedroom
-sleepover with Kristen, Nevaeh & Jacob
-planted a garden
-ate from our garden
-swung my kids on the swings
-gone to book club
-taught seminary
-started a regular routine of family scripture study & prayer
-learned new things to cook
-learned how to sew
-Emma went to a preschool
-taught Sunday school and serve in the Primary Presidency
-Read lots of great books: (Twlight Series)
-Scrapbook Retreat
-Lots of fun Girls Nights
I am sure there are many more!