Thursday, September 29, 2011

It's been a while...

I have been an awful blogger....and I am so sad about it! I thought that the two hours of "kid free" time each day while my kids are at school would allow me to be so on top of everything.......but instead I have volunteered in the classes.....volunteered in the library......volunteered to help friends.....and basically given away most of my free time! I guess it will have to wait until next year when both of my kids are in elementary school. :)

Since I have last blogged my best friend and I celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary! I honestly feel like we have just been married forever and so I was shocked to realize it has only been 8 little years! I feel SOOO lucky that I get to live with my best friend, share our kids with my best friend, and grow old with my best friend. Chad and I used to talk on the phone daily in high school and talk about how crazy it would be if we really ended up getting married and got to grow old with each lucky are we that our dream came true!?!

In honor of our anniversary......we decided to run a half marathon together. Crazy right?! It has actually been a super fun plan! We were originally planning on running the race in october...but it filled up faster than we had thought. we are running the race in February. We are soooo ready, and having a great time training for it! Such a fun gift/celebration for us. Running 13 miles is kind of like a marriage.....some miles suck.....some fly by.....but the feeling you get from it is absolutely amazing and worth all of the training that goes into it!

Our kids seriously slept with crayons and paper under their pillows......woke up early.....made cards....made us yogurt and cereal in bed.....and were SOOO proud of themselves! Such a super proud moment when we can sit back and realize that everything up until this point has lead us to raise two super sweet and amazingly thoughtful kids! Makes it all soo worth it!

Kacey is too cute.....she always calls us her "love birds". ha!

Collin must think that we wear transparent clothing.....wonderful. :)

I am working on a few posts of halloween party/decorating ideas. We are getting ready to have Collin's 5th Birthday.....Halloween Style! I am so excited....and he comes up with new games and spooky ideas daily. I LOVE YOU OCTOBER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Nate Berkus Love

It is no secret that I LOVE Nate Berkus! I love his line for the home, I loved him on Oprah, I love his show, I love it all! I have recorded every single show that he has been on and I watch them daily! I watch for inspiration, tricks, new styles, and also with my fingers crossed that One day I would see one of my pillow cases sitting on a couch!!!!!!!!!

THIS CAME TRUE YESTERDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have never hit the Pause button so fast in my life!!!!!!!

I have followed Tamara's blog from the very beginning and have watched her transform her home into such an amazing beauty! It was no shock that she would be featured on "House Proud" yesterday on his first show of the season! The shock was when I realized that she had purchased one of my Paris Address cases for her amazingly recovered sofa!!!!!!!

Just to make things even more exciting...I checked out the Nate Berkus Show site and saw my pillow as the main image! I feel like a proud mama! :)

I will now describe this Paris Address Case as the "As Seen On The Nate Berkas Show Paris Address Pillow Case" haha!