Sunday, November 2, 2008

Bon Voyage

SO just wanted to tell y'all my family and I ARE GOING ON A CRUISE!!!!! We leave in 7hrs for Galvaston then the ship departs at 6pm. We are going carnival this time and on their biggest boat the Conquest. I am so EXCITED!!! Well got to get some sleep. Good Nite and God Bless!!!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

God Gave Me A Desire Of My Heart

So today I got alot of things done that I have needed to get done. I feel pretty accomplished.

So while making lunch for the kids James came home for lunch. He ran in and said he was going to get me something then ran out and took a box. Well when he did fianlly come back he put the box on the table. Ok for our anniversary we went shopping we went to this antique store and I showed him all the things I have always wanted since I was a little girl. Anyways back to the story He pulled out these old figures that our neighbor was trying to sell us when we moved in two years ago. Then he pulled out brass candlestick holders (one of the things James was looking to buy at the antique store). Then the big surprise was he pulled out a box and asked me to open it. It was a real Silver Silverware set. I have been wanting one since I was a little girl. I was so HAPPY!! I even cried alittle, I was filled with so much JOY!!! I was happy my hubby got it for me but most of all I knew it was by God that our neighbor had a garge sale and was selling it. I just felt so loved by my heavenly father. He had given me a desire of my heart. Even now I am so filled JOY!!!

So I looked up online to see how old it was and it was made in 1938. It is the Holmes & Edwards Danish Princess Silverware Set and I can get replacements. I am really excited!!! I'll post a picture when its cleaned.

Now I have two other things that I have always wanted its a Silver Tea Set and a Silver comb, brush and mirror set.

Well I got to go make dinner so Good Nite and God Bless!!!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

A Very Nice Nite

So I just wanted to write about my nite. Well I would just like to say that today went by way to fast. Then came time to make dinner. Well I look in the refrigator and find nothing to make. You see I sent my hubby to the grocery store last nite without me. I came hm from Girls Smallgroup and it looked like he got some good stuff but then again he got the kids ice cream and a bunch of junk food. That I was not happy about. But I moved on and told him not to do that we are trying to live healthier lives. So I look to see that there is nothing to cook for dinner. There was tons of fruit and juice but no veggies. So I have to try to improvise with what we have so I decide to make a Veggie Soup totally Vegan. I would like to say with the time I had and the amount of food I had it turned about GREAT!! I am so proud of myself.

So we were suppose to have a family nite with my mom and Angela and watch a movie but my mom's friend called and took her out for her birthday dinner. So then Angela left too. Well we went ahead and watched Iron Man. Which was AMAZING!! We absolutely loved it. It was such a cool movie and Iron Man was so cool just ask my boys. Gabriel is going around and making the noises and keeps asking me if they can have a suit like that. Well during the movie Julia stopped by for something and she noticed a racoon by our back door digging in our trash can(which i never do b/c we have racoons but my mother did). Si James ran to get Gabriel's BeeBee Gun. He went out the garge door and turns out their were two. He finds them on the otherside of the pool. Now before people freak out that he shot the racoon we did it so they would leave it just stings them probably scares the crap out them too. But he shot them a couple of times. But it didn't work they keep coming back. Racoons scare me I don't want to be coming home and find them on the porch and attack on of my kids because they are HUGE seriously scary. Well hopefully they don't come back.

Anyways that was our nite full of good food, good movie and adventure. :) Well better go to bed so God Bless!!!

Monday, October 13, 2008

A Painter I am

Well I had a good weekend even though it turned out way different then I planned. I had planned to go to the Alliance Airshow then get rid of kids and go on a date with my hubby maybe see a movie and sunday would be a day of rest. Well saturday was the TX vs OU game which James and me did forget. So he went to Josh's to watch it. He was gone from 10:30am to 4pm. I was so not happy with that. We had planned to spend a day as a family but no he had to watch football and then go play foorball with the guys. Well I had a wonderful quiet time with the Lord friday night that God quickly put me in my place to honor my Husband. So I was reminded of that quiet time when the anger started to build up and let me tell you people life can be so much better if we don't quick to anger and get offened. Let go of those offenses and bitterness. Anyways so I let it go and moved on. I had such a better day without it. So when he did get hm he wanted to make veggie sushi for me and him. IT WAS SO GOOD!!! So I dropped off the kids at his parents house then came home to sushi!!! It was a realxed night.

Well something God has put on my heart is to start painting again but I have no painting tools(they got thrown away while moving) or the time. So I decided to go buy supplies at Hobby Lobby. My husband is amazing to go with me to Hobby Lobby and help me pick out supplies for painting. Let me tell you I forgot how painting is an expenisve hobby but I had to start all over. :( So then we went to some other stores and then home. To top it off James let me watch Sense and Senseibilty that nite again. I also began to paint a picture. I will post it when I am finished with it. I just love art! I love flowers all kinds. If you want to get me a painting get me flowers or landscape. I want to paint landscapes. Lots of painters want to go to Paris, France to paint but I want to go to England and paint English Landscapes. This is how I was raised. We were always surrounded by things that were cultureal. As kids my parents took us to symphonies, museums, plays and ballets. As an adult I still love going to these events. I want to raise my children like I was, in this aspect atleast. I want my children to be raise with class and a love for cultureal things. As a matter of fact I can't wait to go to the King Tut Exhibit or The Nutcraker at the Bass Hall this year. Even thinking about these I am so excited.

Well anyways I once again went to bed late and somehow got up just in time to make it to elevate 10mins late. So sunday we chilled then I went to pick up the kids. Angela, Sarah, Me and the boys were going to go to the Omni to go see the Deep Sea. It was AMAZING!!! I loved it and so did the boys I highly remcommand it if you like documentaries. The film quailty was amazing to me. The boys got scared at some parts but it was such a good experience. Then we came home to find that the cowboys lost. Well I got to go get the boys to clean their room so God Bless!!!

Wednesday, October 8, 2008


Well today went by pretty fast. We did school work then cleaned the house. I put Emma down for a nap and finished watching Sense and Sensibility. I cried at the end and I know how it ends. I felt so stupid but for some odd reason it was so romantic. Then I got on the computer to check emails and decided to write a blog.

So I was sitting here listening to Delirious and got really sad that they are done after 2008 is over. I have been a fan since I was 14yrs which was 11yrs ago. It really saddens me greatly. So I looked up when they would be coming to this side of the world and found out they were coming Nov 20, 21 and 22 to Houston TX. They are leading worship for a Joyce Meyers Conference at Lakwood church. So I asked James if we could go and he said we can try. So I think the plan is to drive down friday morning and drive back late saturday nite. I am so excited not only am I going to see them but they are leading worship not having a concert. Its going to be so awesome!!!! I think it would so cool if we could get a bunch a people to go that would so much fun. I think Angela is coming but I am not bringing any kids. So it will be a cool road trip. I so can't wait but something I really can't wait for is the cruise!!! 25 more days!!! Well I got to get ready for church and emma needs a bath real bad so hope you have a great nite and God bless!!!!

Here is what they wrote on their blog.

The End of an Era - press releaseJul 06 2008
We would like to address all our fans, our friends and people around the world who have faithfully supported Delirious?

After 14 albums, thousands of shows in front of millions of people, and many extraordinary memories, we have decided that at the end of 2009 we will take a break from recording and playing as a band.

Our decision was triggered by a request from Martin to be released from the band to pursue new projects including his work with CompassionArt and the desire to be at home more with Anna and his children. We have of course honoured this request and made a decision together that now is the time to end this chapter of our lives.

We will continue to play and be excited about our current tours and bookings but will not be adding many more over the coming 17 months..

We are all so deeply grateful to our incredible fans who have sung the songs and allowed Delirious? the privilege of providing the soundtrack to many lives over the years. From the school hall in Littlehampton to the stadiums of the world we have many stories to tell our children’s children. Delirious also would not be what it is without our amazing wives and families, and our gratitude to them is immense. We will now move forward to the next part of our lives where new challenges unfold and greater stories will be written.

We want to make it absolutely clear that although this decision has been extremely painful and difficult, we are still great friends and our respect for each other is unquestionable. We love playing in this band together and know that even though 2009 will bring an end to this current journey, there will be more adventures together in years to come.

We always used to say that we were ‘taking it wherever it goes’. The music ended up going further and deeper than we could ever have dreamed, yet we are now at a point where our creative futures will spread out and take on different journeys.

Thanks again for believing in us through all these years. We believe the best is yet to come.

Jon, Martin, Paul, Stu G and Tim

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Angela's Birthday

So today is Angela's birthday and she turned 23. She said she wanted Black Bean Burgars with gucamole for her birthday dinner. So we finally find it at walmart and let me tell you they were so GOOD!!! I could never have another beef burgar again it was that good. I had some gucamole, tomatos, lettuce with my balc bean burgar. It was so wonderful!!! We had cake after that for Angela's birthday. Then just chilled while she went to the gathering. We watched Dancing with the Stars then Presidential Debate. It was a nice nite but I am ready for bed. A day full of lots of laundry is tiring. :) So Good Nite and God Bless!!

Been married 8 years

So yeasterday marked 8yrs of marriage for James and me. He took the day off and surprised me. I didn't know where we were going. It was so sweet. We ended up eating then gettin Starbucks. We saw Danny and Zach. I thought it was cool because James is always coming home and saying he saw so and so and this time I was with him. I think James work is somewhat Fun. He is always seeing people and I like seeing people outside of church and my home. Anyways I could go shopping anywhere I wanted to and I wanted to go shopping but didn't want to do something I normally do. I decided to go to North Park its one of my favotite malls. We stopped at Papyrus got a card for angela and james got me a stationary. Oh plus paper for scrapbooking. :D He also got me some Burberry The Beat Perfume. We also stopped at an antique store which was cool. Then we headed hm and to go to Sam's then came hm and he watched the new BBC verion of Sense and Senseibilty. I really had such a WONDEFUL day with my wonderful husband. I can not believe we have been married 8yrs and before we know it it will be 10 yrs. I am so glad I am living my life with him. It is hard for me to be away from him more then a day I know its chessey but true. He is my best friend who I do everything with. I am so glad I am going to live the rest of my life with him. ITS GOING TO BE A BLAST!!!!

On another note we have 26 days til our family cruise!!! I am so happy and so are the boys. They realize how close we are til we leave. This will be our first family vacation with Ethan and Emma. Its going to be AWESOME!!!

Monday, September 15, 2008


Your little one will look fabulous in these soft crib shoes designed to look like high heels! Each pair of heelarious heels is packaged in a darling purse-shaped gift box, complete with a rhinestone closure. Pink satin heel with polka dot satin lining for infants size 0-6 months.

Ok I so wish I could of gotten Emma some of these when she was younger. They are so stinkin cute. Just wanted to share these with you. :D

Saturday, September 13, 2008

The Amazing Race


I am so excited about this!!! I can't wait to do it!!!

Friday, September 12, 2008

Five Love Languages

I feel loved when...

The Five Love Languages

My Primary Love Language is Quality Time

My Detailed Results:
Quality Time: 10
Acts of Service: 8
Words of Affirmation: 8
Receiving Gifts: 2
Physical Touch: 2

About this quiz

Unhappiness in relationships is often due to the fact that we speak different love languages. It can be helpful to know what language you speak and what language those around you speak.

Tag 3 people so they can find out what their love language is.

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Thursday, September 11, 2008


Well I know I haven't blogged in a while but I am sorry for I have been very busy with life. The boys started school so I am a teacher for two to three hours a day now. Then I am a mom to not to mention a wife too. My life has been pretty busy. Plus we have had a lot of leadership meetings for 1829. So I been busy with youth ministry too. But during all this I have found time for my self.

I have been reading and let me tell you I hate to read. But for so odd reason I have had a passion for reading mainly because I found the perfect books. About a year ago I finally read Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. It was amazing something sparked in me and started to love reading. Well never had the time because I had Emma. So I have made time now. Some people for years suggested The Mark of the Lion Series also by Francine Rivers. So one day I went on and bought like seven books for about $35. I was so excited!!! I also bought this book I stated in high school but never finished called The King's Swift Rider. It was good but not great. So then I moved onto the series which by the way James had already started because he was interested and found out he loved it. So here we were reading this series together. It's been amazing where God has taken us the last two months. I have a new intimacy with my husband and I'm loving it.

Well tonite I finished book #2 and let me tell you I have never cried so much from reading a book. I have come out from reading this book more in love with my God. Saying that reminds me of something Angela use to tell me. She said you need to ask yourself this question in everything you do 'does this make me fall more in love with Jesus.' Let me tell you that that book sure did. OMG y'all he loves us so much!!! That's a revelation that I will never stop being amazed. Well I better go to bed I just wanted to write a blog about this book I recommand!!! So Good Nite and God Bless!!!

Oh PS I will be writting blogs on blogger again because I can write them on my iphone.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008


Hope this works.

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Sunday, July 27, 2008

my birthday present

Well I got an iPhone for my birthday. I am so excited about having an iPhone. It has been so much fun these past four days. Yes I know it just a phone but you just don't understand it unless you have one. It's like my own pocket laptop I can almost do anything a computer can. I really haven't been on the computer much except for uploadin pics. I absolutly love this phone and could meverbuse another phone ever again. One thing that has also changed for me is that I am converting over to apple. I want a macbook. I am so going to save up for one now. Well I am writting this blog in bed with my iphone so I need to go to bed now. I have had a very long day. Good Nite and God Bless!!!

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Finding th Constant

I was layin in bed reading Captivating I am really tryin to finish the book so I can read my next book. Well my mom brought this book to me with poems and it really comforted me. Just gave me this assurance in him. I wanted to share it with ya'll.

"YOU are ever in My care. My child. As the entire universe is kept in motion by My sovereign power, so I guide the destines of your life, and it is by My hand that the course of the nature is controlled. I do not overrule you free will, but as you yield your will to Me, I guard you from actions that would work contrary to My purposes. You can walk confidently into each day with assurance of My protection and provision. Your heart can be at peace in the wildest storm. For he whose treasure lies in heaven fears no loss. Remember where you treasure is and the earthly things will lose their power to touch your peace. I am you peace. I am you security. I am your support.

Fears rise out of selfish desires. He who desires only to please Me frees his soul from worldly cares. He is content to receive whatever good may come, and he can release whatever he possesses and feel no loss. In every experience, either receiving or giving, he feels neither richer nor poorer. He has found a CONSTANT. Christ is his all in all. All else comes and goes as clouds moving across the sky. He sees the change, but its not disturbed by the action. So is every man who counts not his life dear unto himself. Such is he who has made heaven his home and the eternal God his refuge; for he abides in the secret place of the Most High, and his life is hid with Christ in God." Make Haste My Beloved by Frances J. Roberts

I hope it Blessed you. God Bless You!!!

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Fun Days

Well yesterday Leah and me went and worked out. We walked 2 miles then walked up the green oaks hill and boy did that kick our butts. I am extremely sore but I am glad I am finally working out again. I absoultly love working out I feel so good afterwards. We are going to try to do it 3 times a week and the other days I am going to try to do the elliptical.

Anyways Yesterday was so much fun around lunch time Berna and Brittany came over and we went to walmart. Then Julia came over too. I should of taken a picture with everyone layin on the couches with their laptop or their phones it was funny. Micah and Micheal came over for dinner which Brittany made Pizza Cassarole. Julia made a chocolate cake and Berna made Kool Aid. It was a fun night.

So Berna Brittany and me decide to give ethan a mohawk which looks cute but James wants me to buzz his hair. Gabriel got a buzz too.

I woke up at 630am when James left and have had a great morning and will continue to have a great day!!! Well God Bless You!!!

Monday, July 14, 2008

What a Nice Day!!!

Well today has been such a slow and boring day but I like it. I get to unwind from the weekend. Believe me I had a stressful weekend. I taught in Elevate sunday morning and I was so nervous. I had been reading the lesson for a week and didn't have anything as of saturday night at 10pm. I was so stressed and nervous but sunday morning went good. I did far better then I did in mexico. I can honestly sayin I would do it again but only in Elevate. :)

Well tonite is softball and James team is 4-0 and if you don't go to the softball games you should come cheer for James. Last week's game was so intense they played the other undefeated team and WON. It was a really good game. Well like I said if you have nothing to do then come on out and cheer for James he plays at 7pm.

Well I better go find his jersey and stuff so God Bless!!!

Friday, May 9, 2008

God's in control!!!

The rest of the Lord is such a beautiful place to reside. In this place, peace is consistent regardless of situation or circumstance. There are things in our lives that try to weigh us down. However, we have a choice as to how we respond to these trials or the seemingly uncertain things that life can bring our way. First, we must choose to relinquish control and rely on the faithfulness of God. Next, we must stand firm and hold fast to the promises of our heavenly Father and the truth that He stands for. When we do this, there will be no room for doubt and unbelief. Sometimes just taking the time to listen to the still small voice can quiet the questions and brings His peace.

-LaShelle Forsgren

That was on the Gateways Beyond blog and let me tell you it sopke to me. Alot has been going on with me. When I read it, it was like a light blub turned on above my head. Like a new revelation for me. I got so caught up in my problems and needs that I kinda of forgot about God takin care of it all. But I am giving him control and he has promised me that he will take care of me and my family. Even writting this blog I feel like a burden has been lifted from my shoulders. I will like I can breathe. Man God is so good and he loves us so much. I will have an AWESOME day. I know you will too he has promised us that. Love Ya and God Bless!!!

Thursday, May 8, 2008


Ok so just wanted to let everyone know that God is AWESOME!!!

Well James' Dad had a heart attack this afternoon. He was in surgery when we got to the hospital. They went in and checked his arteries for blockage and they were as the doctor said "Clean as a whistle." But they have no idea what caused the heart attack so be praying for quick recovery and healing from whatever it is.

Can I just say we prepared for the worst. It was almost a replay of when my dad died and it was so hard for me not to freak out but I stayed clam for my husband just like he did for me. I am so glad God was merciful and allowed him to be healed. PTL!!!

I would also like to ask for pray I am just so exhausted and I need to be refreshed. When this happen today I just didn't have any strength to endure any more. I am emotional tired and phyiscally tired so keep me in your prayers too.

So please be praying!!! Love Ya and God Bless!!!

Friday, May 2, 2008

Scrapbooking Tote

So my friend Joy called me last nite and told me that hobby lobby in cedar hill had scrapbooking totes 50% off. I have been wanting one forever but not willing to pay the price of them. She also said they had Texas Longhorn stuff which I have been looking for months for anything. Well I am very busy and wouldn’t be able to get out there. So she offered to go get me one. So she brought the stuff by today and I am so excited!!!! It is so cute!!! Ya’ll just don’t understand I finallly got one and it so cute!!!! Well here are pics...

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Swimming Pool

So last weekend we clean our pool and filled it up. So the kids played a little in the pool last monday nite and it was fun!!! Here are pictures of James gettin them wet with the water hose. Emma was chilling by the pool with Sarah. She would splash her feet in the pool. It was so stinkin adorable.

Here are pics....

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Sarah's Surprise Birthday Party

Well Sunday April 20 we had a surprise party for Sarah which was only kinda a surprise oh well it was so much fun!!! We ate mexican food and had fun with friends!!! Here are some pics....

Birthday Girl
Leah made the cake it says 35 on it

Pics of Gabriel on his birthday

So I am still trying to catch up on blogs.

Gabriel's birthday was April 17 and on their birthday we alway have family dinner. Then later Gabriel and Ethan will have a Birthday party together. I was babysitting that day so I got Angela to take Gabriel to the store to pick out his present and then take him to McDonalds for lunch. He was so excited and my sister got to spend some time with him before she left for China. He is into Bionicles(sp?) so he got a big one that was 140 pieces. It took me 15 mins to put it together. Well here are pics of him opening presents and blowin out candles.

Sarah got them Marshmellow gun it was so cool!

I would just like to say I have never eating so much cake like I have this past month.