Friday, May 28, 2010

Saw this and fell in love...

I like my house to be decent (and always smelling nice)
If company stops by, I don't want to be embarrassed.
However, I have realized that I would rather live an awesome life and not miss those little moments than have a perfect home.

Thursday, May 13, 2010


A few weeks ago Quinn and I went to visit my friend Laura and her daughter. Laura just got home from her second tour in Afghanistan. We had so much fun together. I loved catching up with her and Quinn and Ava are just too cute together!
Next week Dan and I will be going down to Florida for her wedding! I just can't wait. I didn't get any pictures of us, I sure will next weekend though. Here are some pictures with the girls and Ava's hamster thing named "Sara Lee" (yes, like the cake lady) :)

Quinn was so cute with little Sara Lee. She kept on feeding it lettuce and giving it kisses. hmmm, maybe we sould have gotten one of those instead of Gilbert...

Then even put on a play for all of Ava's stuffed animals together!


Quinn and I have been going to a bunch of Mommy and Me classes at a local elementary school. Quinn just has the time of her life!
Check out the windsock that she made:

If you click on this one, you should be able to see her name that she wrote all by herself!

She is so ready to be in school. She loves listening to her "teacher".

She made this cool guy visor too!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

new love

This is Dan's new bike. He built her - all by himself from a billion little parts that he picked out individually. She is a single speed and he is in love. He even has pictures of her on his phone.
I love that he loves her.

Vera Vera Vera

I got this Vera Bradley catalog in the mail a while back. Inside was the CUTEST paper doll set ever. They were dressed adorably and had super fashionable accessories!

Quinn loved them.
Here is to free toys, yippy!

Corrine is 2!

This weekend we went to two of our dear friends' kids birthday parties.
First was Miss Corrine.
Isn't she adorable?!? I so wish that we lived closer to them.
The party started at 1:00 pm and we didn't end up leaving until around 9:00pm. Good thing they only live about an hour away or we would have been out REAL late!
Dan had a great time catching up with old high school budddies too.

Princess Ballet

Quinn is now in Princess Ballet. She LOVES it. She earned it for learning to go in the potty. At first she wanted to do Rock and Roll school but the one that we signed up for was cancelled so, we found this. I am sure glad that we did. The last day is June 7th and it is a mini recital. Dan is even taking off work to watch. Expect lots of pictures!!!!!

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Quote from my Professor (of my CapStone class) about my final billion page essay

"Great Job, Michele. You wrote the best I've seen. Have you considered graduate school? You'd be great....."

How awesome is that? Boy, it made my day. Getting to finish my degree has been SUCH a wonderful experience. I LOVE my school (University of Baltimore). It is a serious school, mostly for working professionals to complete their dreams. The school slogan is even "Knowledge that Works" - that one goes two ways.

Anyway, to have someone that I respect so much say that to me, and give me a 98 on my final essay, WAHHHHOOOOO!
Go me, go. I am actually crying right now. That professor saying that he believes in me means so much, so much. I questioned a lot over the years and right now I feel great.