The Mommy

The Mommy

about us...

I'm The Mommy, a SAHM to Maggie & Ellie. I'm married to Big Daddy, an engineer, grad student and our hard-working provider.
I blog instead of scrapbooking in hopes of preserving a part of our life for the future.
We enjoy beach trips, going to Church and spending time together...all as a family...because that's what we are.

our VP miracle, Maggie

our VP miracle, Maggie
loves homeschooling, sign language, Jesus, reading, church, writing songs and dancing

our sweet Ellie

our sweet Ellie
loves her sister, going to church and the library, singing, babies, chocolate and being naked

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Help! There's a minivan in my garage!

As Big Daddy and I were sitting in the third row (Oh My Goodness we have a vehicle that has a third row!) of the minivan last night, he looked over at me and said, "We are adults." We spent a few minutes getting acquainted with the new vehicle after the girls were asleep. It will probably stay parked in the garage most of the time until the 12 year old car (my first ever new car) that Big Daddy drives to work each day bites the dust. I haven't driven it or even taken a ride in it yet, but I'll have plenty of time to do that later.

It's hard to believe that we sold a fast car with t-tops not that long ago when I was newly pregnant with Ellie. And that Big Daddy often talks of selling his other fast car just because he doesn't drive it that much.

After talking about Valentine's Day with Maggie, she's pretty adamant about making her teachers something...a card to be exact. I bought the ingredients to make some neat looking cookies and I'll share it later if they work out. I have had horrible luck with new recipes lately! Maggie loves helping in the kitchen, so we'll be baking tomorrow while Ellie naps.

I have to call and check on my friend April today. She made it through the surgery, but lost her whole bottom lip. She was feeling pretty good when we last spoke, but having a very difficult time with her new appearance. After her wound has healed, she may be able to have some reconstructive surgery. I'd love for you to continue to pray for her.


Tara said...

What? No pictures? Already checking out that 3rd row! Glad the surgery part is over and hope the reconstruction part is a success. Can't even imagine how she felt.

Christina said...

Oh you guys will enjoy the minivan especially when you go on vacation!!
Poor April! Praying for her!!

Anonymous said...

A mini van with only two kids? Are you planning on having more????

Joy@WhenDoesDaddyComeHome said...

Oh your dear sweet friend - I am SO sorry and am praying for her!

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