Thursday, November 24, 2011


We had such a great time at Thanksgiving this year. We had Sebrena with us...which was awesome..cause we have rarely seen her at the holidays these past couple of years. Mike loved having both of his daughters there celebrating. I can't believe I didn't take any pictures other than this one above of Zoee being a stinker in the car waiting for PaPaw to come and pick us up. I guess I was just preoccupied with soaking up lovin' from my new niece, feeding my face with copious amounts of turkey and desserts (something I rarely indulge in because of the weight loss challenge), and spending time with family. Mike and I are so very thankful for Zoee and Sebrena and how much they have blessed our lives. We are extremely blessed for my Mom and Dad and how they have blessed our lives as a wonderful Grammy & PaPaw..we so wish that Mike's parents will turn a new leaf and do the same in the start of a new year. They are just missing out on such precious moments and memories with these two awesome girls! Life is way too short to not love one another and the time we do have on earth. I am thankful especially for Mike. He is such a loving so hard for our family...and is a great Daddy. He's truly my best friend and I couldn't have asked God to send me a more perfect mate for me. Lots to be thankful for this year. Wishing you all a blessed Thanksgiving! :)

Monday, November 21, 2011

Lil' Indian Potluck

Zoee and I hosted an Indian Potluck lunch at our house with a bunch of our friends. I put together a lil' craft where they could make Indian headdresses and put their "Indian name" on it. Zoee's was "Runs with Milk"..seeing as her favorite thing is milk and she is always running around. I thought it was quite fitting. We had a blast and the kiddos did, too!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Sebrena's New Hair Color

She wanted it blonde underneath..and she got it. I colored it and she loved it! :)

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Family Photographs

We had a fun family session with Hollie from Hart's photography. We love them and even did Christmas ones but I will post those closer to Christmas.

Nifty November

We have been having a blast in November. Zoee's been such a character lately. We've been doing play dates and Zoee has been attending daycare at the YMCA. Starting November 1st, I started to go to the YMCA to workout in the swimming pool. We have been going every day of the week. Zoee loves going, but it's funny she cries when I drop her off because I think she thinks I am not coming back to get her. She's getting better. She has her friend Haelynn that goes with her. I've been doing great on weight loss and have lost 11 1/2 inches on my body so far. Still trucking right along... Ha!

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Fat to Fab Challenge

I have started a Fat to Fab Challenge with a group of my friends. We started this back first part of October and are going for 12 weeks. Our 12 weeks will end the Monday before Christmas. We get together and weigh in (accountability) every Monday. We usually make it a play date for the kiddos so that's always fun. I have been doing really well. I've also joined the YMCA last week. Katlyn and I go to the Y every morning, drop the girls off at the daycare and go and swim for two hours. We do Aquacise (water aerobics) on Mon-Wed.-Fridays and Aqua Zumba on Tues. and Thurs. We usually stay in the water for another hour or so and swim laps..stay constantly moving in the water. It's really taking the inches off of the body and I love being in the water! I have set three goals for myself along the way of this weight loss journey. My ultimate goal is to get down enough to actually get pregnant on my own. Mike and I want another baby and this has been our hardest challenge. God willing our dream will come soon very soon!



This month has been so great! She is completely potty trained. Had been in panties for two weeks straight...only one accident. She is so grown up and has so much sass! When we went to see her new pediatrician the other day she loved her. I was thankful. It's not like the old one where she would scream and cry as soon as we walked into the door. The doctor told me that she is perfectly healthy--not fat-- like my old pediatrician told me. She's 3 feet 3 inches tall. As tall as a 3 1/2 year old by statistics. HA HA! She weighs 37 lbs. So by her weight and height she is proportioned very well. She is getting smarter and smarter every day. Her new sass this week is: "Mom, Don't NO me!" Man, it's so cute to hear her say it the first time. So hard not to laugh at some of the things she says..when they are bad..but I usually have to correct her over and over. Lately, I've just been giving her the "MOM LOOK" glare and she will say.."SORRY" before I even scold her. So she knows what she does is wrong. She's been playing a lot with her friends lately and learning good and bad things from them. HA HA! We took Family pictures today so I will post pictures of her as soon as I get them back from Hollie with Hart's Photography. We had a lot of fun doing them today. Sebrena has been visiting a lot least once a month now and we love it! Zoee loves loves loves her "SISSY" as Sebrena is called. Zoee is very helpful most of the time. She has her moments..but she's pretty much out of the terrible two's and has been for a while. She is more sassy now. DIVA attitude for sure! We love her and she has added so much to our family. I hope we can give her another brother or sister some day very soon..she would love that.

Sebrena's Weekend Visit

Goofing off!
Zoee grabbed the pillows and made her a pallet underneath the table while playing Smelly Cat on my phone. HA HA! I thought it was cute cause she thought it was a fort!

We had a great visit with Sebrena this weekend. Didn't do a whole lot..just hung out. We did take family pictures today..that was fun! Can't wait to see them. I will post as soon as I get them for everybody to see.



Friday, November 4, 2011