Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Play Dates at the park

I love play dates at the park, they wear Gavin out and make him take a wonderful nap, which he does anyway, but, he has fun, and it's nice to get out in the gorgeous San Diego weather.


Watching planes




Until next time...

Monday, July 27, 2009

Because I'm waiting to go to bed..

What is on your bed right now?
-I think just pillows, sheet and a blanket that my mom and grandma made me that I sleep with EVERY night!

When was the last time you threw up?
-oh, please don't remind me. I believe when I was pregnant for the only time on the side of 295 on my way to work

What's your favorite word or phrase?
-like ( I know, I use it way to much)
-Are you serious?
-Gavin (because I know I say it over 1000 times a day)

Name 3 people who made you smile today?
-emails from Nick
-that would be it.

What were you doing at 8 am this morning?
-getting G out of bed.

What were you doing 30 minutes ago?
-procrastinating on folding laundry

What is your favorite holiday?

Have you ever been to another country?

What is the last thing you said aloud?
-Mommy loves you, sleep good baby

What is the best ice cream flavor?
-Anything from Coldstone

What was the last thing you had to drink?

What are you wearing right now?
-lol dont ask...I look like a hot mess

What was the last thing you ate?
-Oreo Ice Cream

Have you bought any new clothing items this week?
-no. saving money is horrible.

When was the last time you ran?
-last week...

What's the last sporting event you watched?
-whatever N has watched before he left

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
-Paris or Rome

Who is the last person you sent a comment/message on myspace?

Ever go camping?
-YES, love it...its been too long

Do you have a tan?

Have you ever lost anything down a toilet?
- no

What is your guilty pleasure?

Do you use smiley faces on the computer alot?
-recently, yes...i don't know what my deal is

Do you drink your soda from a straw?
-yes, in a plastic cup with ice.

What did your last text message say?
-Kristin- Is he going to be ok?

Are you someone's best friend?

What are you doing tomorrow?
-Playdate, Sleep

Where is your mom right now?
-in FL. I miss my mama.

Look to your left, what do you see?
-the couch cushion

What color is your watch?

What do you think of when you think of Australia?

Ever ridden on a roller coaster?
-love them

What is your birthstone?

Do you go in at a fast food place or just hit the drive tthru?
-I never eat fast food.

Do you have any friends on myspace that you actually hate?
-No I did some "spring cleaning" a month or so ago

Do you have a dog?

Last person you talked to on the phone?

Any plans today?
-sleep. it's night time.

Are you happy?

Where are you right now?
-hanging at home

Biggest annoyance in your life right now?
-N being gone!

Last song listened to?
-Do you know the muffin man

Last movie you saw?
-I haven't went to a movie in a long time..

Are you allergic to anything?
- no

Favorite pair of shoes you wear all the time?
-Reef Flip Flops

Are you jealous of anyone?
-anyone that gets to see the husband every day

Are you married?

Is anyone jealous of you?

Do any of your friends have children?
-yes. almost all of them..

Do you eat healthy?
-try to...(but, I know the ice cream I had tonight isn't healthy at all)

What do you usually do during the day?
-play with G

Do you hate anyone right now?

Do you use the word 'hello' daily?

How many kids do you want when you're older?

How old will you be turning on your next birthday?
-30- ouch! I just put 29 and then had to remember that I'm 29 now!! Oh my!

Have you ever been to Six Flags?

How did u get one of your scars?
-I was running naked threw the hallway and fell over a furnace on my stomach.

100 truths

1. Last beverage: water
2. Last phone call: Samantha
3. Last text message: From Kristin
4. Last song you listened to: Do you know the muffin man
5. Last time you cried: A couple days ago. I miss N

6. Dated someone twice: ? Yes
7. Been cheated on: Yes
8. Kissed someone & regretted it: Yes
9. Lost someone special: Yes
10. Been depressed: Yes
11. Been drunk: Yes

12. Purple
13. Pink
14. Turquoise

15. Made new friends: Yes
16. Fallen out of love: nope
17. Laughed until you cried: Yes
18. Met someone who changed you: Absolutely
19. Found out who your true friends were: yes
20. Found out someone was talking about you: Yes
21. Kissed anyone on your friend's list: Yes

23. How many kids do you want to have: 2
24. Do you have any pets: No
25. Do you want to change your name: No. Once was enough for me
26. What did you do for your last birthday: I believe N and I went out.
27. What time did you wake up today: 8:00.
28. What were you doing at midnight last night: sleeping
29. Name something you CANNOT wait for: N's return home
30. Last time you saw your father: August 2003. (I miss my daddy)
31. What are the things you wish you could change about your life: stupid annoying 6 month deployments, my family being closer to me
32. What are you listening to right now: Tv
33. Have you ever talked to a person named Tom: yeah
34. What's getting on your nerves right now: nothing
35. Music or sports: ohhh....thats hard...music?
36. What’s your real name: Joann
39. Male or female: female
40. Elementary School: Oh no. I forgot the name..
41. High School: Winter Haven High
42. University/College: Florida Community College
43. Hair color: Brown with some blondie in it.
44. Long or short: middle
45. Height: 5'5
46. Do you have a crush on someone: N
47. What do you like about yourself: eh. nothing right now
48. Piercings: ears
49. Tattoos: none
50. Righty or lefty: Left

52. First surgery: never
53. First piercing: ears
54. First best friend: Mandy
55. First sport you joined: band.. (LOL, is that even a sport?)
56. First vacation: Disney
58. First pet: Sugar (Dog) and Jill (cat)
59. First concert: I can't remember the name of it, but, I went with this kid named Josh when I was in high school
60. First alcohol drink: i'm sure beer

61. Eating: Nothing
62. Drinking: water
63. I'm about to: email N and go to bed
64. Listening to: tv
65. Waiting for: N's return

66. Want kids?: 1 more and we are DONE!
67. Get Married?: I already am.
68. Career?: I love being a stay at home mama

69. Lips or eyes: Eyes
70. Hugs or kisses? kisses
71. Shorter or taller: irrelevant
72. Older or Younger: mature
73. Romantic or spontaneous: romantically spontaneous
74. Nice stomach or nice arms: arms
75. Tattoos or piercings: tattoos
76. Sensitive or loud: sensitive
77. Hook-up or relationship: relationship
78. Trouble maker or hesitant: hesitant

76. Kissed a stranger: No
77. Drank hard liquor: Yes
78. Lost glasses/contacts: Yes
80. Broken someone's heart? Yes
81. Had your own heart broken: Yes
82. Been arrested: No
83. Turned someone down: Yes
84. Cried when someone died: Yes
85. Fallen for a FRIEND: Yes

86. Yourself: Usually
87. Miracles: Yes
88. Love at first sight: Yes
89. Heaven: Yes
90. Santa Claus: No
91. Kiss on the first date: No
92. Angels: Yes

93. Is there one person you want to be with right now: YES!!!!!
94. Had more than 1 girlfriend/boyfriend at a time: No
95. Do you believe it’s possible to remain faithful forever: Yes
97. If you could go back in time, how far would you go?: I wouldn't go back at all, who I am and what has happened made me who I am right now and I wouldn't change that for the world!
98. If you could pick a day from last year and relive it, what would it be?: May 2nd, 2008
99. Heaven or Hell: Heaven
100. What's the one thing you cannot live without: my son

Monday, July 20, 2009

Our Super Sunday

July 19
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Dinner time with yummy corn

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Today was VERY hot here!!! I think the total time that we were outside was a max of an hour. He played in his pool and at the park with his wagon. Here's some from this morning of him playing and tonight at dinner.

USS Makin Island

Go here and read about N's ship.

And, here's one of the guy that we miss terribly around here!
My babe

Sunday, July 19, 2009

52 Weeks? Can I fufill it?

Forever In Blue Jeans

********************52 Weeks********************

Weeks is a year long challenge for YOU to be in a picture once a week for 52 weeks. We are always the ones behind the camera, this is YOUR chance to get out in front and be in the pictures with our family. We are glad you are joining this challenge. More importantly your family will really enjoy having you in the picture. Thanks for playing along! Oh, you can just jump in now with 1 of 52, you're not getting off that easy! Now go take a picture!


Starting tomorrow (since G is sleeping), I will be doing this..

Grilling Goodness

1. What's the heaviest thing in your purse?
My wallet of course, it's full of pictures, c cards, check book and coins!
2. Do you mostly use cash or debit/credit cards?
both - most of the when I go some where I always try to have cash in hand.
3. Do you cut your hair shorter in the summer or pull it up a lot?
pull it back a lot epically in this California sun.
4. Do you like your man scruffy or clean shaven?
Scruffy because he's always so clean shaved I like him looking rough from time to time. I know weird.
5. What have your children done/said to embarrass you lately?
We were recently out at a outing with our playgroup, and since everyone who knows Gavin, knows he's obsessed with fruit, I was paying and he was stealing all the strawberries and fruit that was in his reach. Pretty funny.
6. Do you use plug-in type air fresheners around the house?
I sure do! I can't live without them. I also use them as a night light
7. Do you have any interest in the NBA or NHL finals? (Do you even know who's competing?)
8. What is weighing heavily on your mind lately?
This 1 certain person. It's on my nerves and I'm so very over it.

Our Sunny Saturday

July 18
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Gavin was laughing at this zoo keeper's hat.
July 18

Yesterday, our housing was sponsoring a event at Chula Vista Nature Center, so since it was before his nap time and we'd never been there, we loaded up and headed out. He had a good time running around and seeing all the animals. He got his face painted (which he did great), made a tiny potted plant, made a surprise for N's care package, petted the sting rays, watched a magic show, and saw sea turtles. We had a nice time enjoying the hot weather. After 5 minutes in the car, he was sound asleep.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Long Day..

So, today, I met up with my Aunt who is in town from Idaho. Gavin and I headed out there after an appointment that he had. We had a good time. Her friend had horses and they were so pretty and Gavin didn't even get scared. I was proud of him. We hung out there until I knew traffic would start and then headed home. He even did great on a 45 minute nap all day, hardly any tears!

I've had a good time this week hanging out with Gavin, he met a "little" friend and we go over there a couple times a week and he plays with the train table and the kids just hang out while I get my "mommy to mommy" time in. I am also in some mommy groups and we are always busy doing something, so we stay busy!

We are in double digits for N's return and are so excited!! I've started a "welcome home" banner that I still have to paint and let Gavin paint on it, so we are just counting down the days until we know that they all arrive safely.