Thursday, March 29, 2007

My Addiction

Well, as you know, I'm not much of a Starbucks/coffee, I'll share my addiction with you....

It's a Super Big Gulp...44 ounces of Diet Cherry Vanilla Dr. Pepper. :)

I used to be a strict Diet Coke Girl. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. But, I'm now cheating on DC. I LOVE DCVDP.

I still drink Diet Coke for breakfast. Just two cans. Then, I run to my local 7-11 and get my yummy drink. At lunch time, I go get a refill and by the end of the day, I'm there for the third time. ;)

As you can kind of see from this picture, I re-use the cups (they are dishwasher safe!). Oh, and I also have to have a pink straw. Have to. That's just the way it is.

Luckily 7-11 is just down the street. I sometimes (just sometimes) am walking in to get a refill while I'm drinking the last few drops of my previous refill. Ha ha. Yes, I'm addicted!

So, let's add this up...two cans of DC for breakfast...24 ounces...3 Super Big Gulps...132 ounces a day.

Well, that's not entirely true....since I'm being honest, I better tell the whole truth. I also have Diet Coke with dinner and then before I go to bed...........

Friday, March 23, 2007

I need a new Scrap Studio!

I've finally decided I need a new office. I've tried to talk my hubby into having us move our bedroom into my office and then my office could be our master bedroom. He doesn't think it's a great idea. Bummer. ;)

So, I've recently been given a kick in the rear to get this room looking better. I need it furniture, new organization, and maybe even a chance to see the floor again! (yikes!)

So, I need ideas. I think I want an island for the middle of the room. I'd love to keep my drawers....

It's my *favorite* piece of's about 5 feet tall and four feet wide. I'll also keep my cardstock files...

This is in 1/2 the closet and is about six and a half feet tall. Love it! So, other than that, I want to gut the room. Ha! Help! ;)

This room is a distaster...I think I just have too much stuff! A computer, fax machine, FOUR printers, two scanners, a tv, three die cut machines, I can't tell you how many dies, Help! I'm buried!

So, if you have any ideas, I'd love to hear them! I'd love some phone numbers of some quality custom cabinet builders in So. CA. (I can't use the guy that did our kitchen four years ago...he fell asleep in my house! SCARY!)

Big hugs!

Thursday, March 15, 2007

We are Home!

We made it home safe and sound from Orlando. It was an incredible trip. I missed Ken, but it was fun spending six days alone with the girls. Luckily I remembered earplugs...the hotel gets pretty crazy filled with cheerleaders!

Here's a picture my friend Keri took of our teams. It's around 200 cheerleaders! I can't even find my own kids! ;)

On a scrapbooking note....

We taped all day for Scrapbook LifeStyle on Tuesday. More taping for my team on Friday and Saturday. On Season Three, I'm on a team with Donna and Johanna. What a blast!

Oh, I'm on this week! Check us out!

Big hugs!

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Off to see Mickey!

Well, we leave tomorrow morning for Walt Disney World. The girls have a cheer competition in the park. We are big Disney fans, so we are really excited to going back. (We live close to Disneyland and we go whenever we get a chance.)

Here are my girls and hubby at the last competition....

On another note, thank you all so much for your wonderful emails and suggestions regarding Kirstin's headache. She still has it, but now it isn't as strong as it was....(we spent another four hours in the ER on Sunday!)

We were told to go to a pediatric neurologist for a diagnosis. What a journey!

Thanks again for your thoughts, prayers and emails. They have meant a lot to our family!



Saturday, March 3, 2007

The Curve Balls in Life

Isn't it always interesting when you are thrown a curve ball?

Yesterday my older daughter's school called me at work...she had a terrible headache. I talked to her and she complained it was the worst she had ever had, and she couldn't stay at school. Since I was teaching, I couldn't go get her. Luckily my Dad was able to pick her up.

He took her to the doctor and I met them there...they gave her some Tylenol and that didn't help AT ALL! They then sent us the the ER. We went to the hospital while my Dad picked up Katie and helped her sell Girl Scout Cookies with her troop. {My dad is such a trooper!}

At the ER, they gave Kirstin a CAT Scan....we were there a total of five hours (and two at the doctor's office!) The ER doctor said the CAT Scan was normal...meanwhile, Kirstin couldn't lay down or sit was too painful!

They gave her Motrin in the ER....and that did nothing for the pain. :(

So, in the end...she received Vicadin (sp?). That still didn't do much, but they sent us home, anyway. She fell asleep around 11:45pm and woke up this morning around 9:30. She still has a headache, but it isn't as bad as yesterday.

The Motrin isn't working today, either, but she is too nervous about taking more of the Vicadin.

Luckily it's the weekend and she can rest.

Poor thing! I hate it when I can't make my little ones feel better.