This weekend has been great, we spent it busily doing things around the house and running errands. We decided to put all work aside and spend Saturday night as a family. We started off going to our ward activity and had chili and ice cream and then as a family of four we went to the drive in movies just to be together. It was a perfect night, we opened the hatchback to our Pilot and filled the back with pillows and blankets. The rain was coming and going just enough to cool the air and bring the sweet rain smell. The way we were facing not a drop came into our car but we lay just watching our movies and listening to the rain come down. Miss Elizabeth got three glow in the dark bracelets that ended up going around her ankles, one pink , one purple ,one blue( compliments of daddy) I am sad to say that the blue one didn't last too long, Elizabeth bit it and squirted glow drops all over the car and on her cheek. Luckly none ended up in her mouth and we were able to clean it off her no problem. The best part wasn't the fun bracelets, the entertaining movies or the perfect drive in weather, it was the four of us perfectly cuddled in the back of our car. My baby boy sleeping on my chest as I lay next to my dear husband hand in hand and our precious daughter tucked under her daddy's arm, laying on his chest. The four of us as close as could be sharing the night together . This is something I never want to forget. There is nothing better then 4 hours of cuddling and being close to the ones you love most.
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
with love Porter and Karla at 1:20 AM
Sunday, September 6, 2009
with love Porter and Karla at 2:13 AM
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
This is a new and improved blog for me. It is a fresh start. A way to share my life with those I care about and to journal at the same time and keep precious memories. I just turned my last blog into a book and plan to do the same about a year from now with this blog but I want it to be more personal. I feel like I can do that now with a private blog. I am definatly one of those people who will tell someone I barely know everything about myself no problem. I am horrible at keeping secrets, especially my own and thats why everyone knows when I'm pregnant 10 minutes after I get a positive test!(dont expect a post like that for a few years though) I want others to know me and to hopefully grow from my experiences and trials and to know who I am and what I stand for. For those of you wondering about my new blog title. . . karly girls diary. . . my mom used to call me karly girl before she died. She was the only person to ever call me that and it has always been really special to me. Well here is to a new blog and new memories to come!
with love Porter and Karla at 12:23 AM
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
I am really trying to think about reading this years down the road and the little things I will miss and want to remember about a normal day when my children were younge so I thought I would blog about our day. Today has just been a normal day, I woke up and had my one on one time with Reed around 8 and miss Elizabeth joined us about 9:30 (nothing tops a toddler who sleeps in everyday!) I was called by a friend to come play but decided to go for a walk before. . .went to start my car and it wouldent start, bummer! With baby Reed we didnt have maternity coverage on our insurance plan so we are paying our medical bills right now and boy howdy it is a kick in the pants, any extra money is going to this and it seems as if our other bills are going up. . . we have no idea why our water bill was $211.oo last month!!! So the thought of having to fix our car is just worrysome. So i cancel the playdate and get to cleaning the house meanwhile thinking of all these fun projects I would like to start and Christmas gift ideas I would like to start getting together but I feel the stress of not having the extra money at this time until we get these bills paid. It is just frusterating to want to grow and develope talents and skills but feeling guilty doing so with other financial obligations. So the day goes on and I notice Reed getting more and more fussy and realize my milk isnt coming in when he is feeding, so I pump and pump and pump and get a measly 2 ounces when I can usually get 4 oz. It didnt get better as the day went on with my milk. Porter gets home, trys to mow the lawn, the mower wont start for him ( when it rains it pours) but then he thankfully fixes the car and it started for him so that was a huge relief. Elizabeth played in the backyard and didnt want to come inside from her awesome activity (dont ask me why putting rocks into the dogs pool is such a fun activity?) but she was all smiles during this. I made chicken sandwitches for dinner with squash ( grown in our own garden I might add, pics to come we also have 4 watermelons growing!!) and after dinner we gave Reed and Elizabeth a bath.
with love Porter and Karla at 11:34 PM
with love Porter and Karla at 12:54 AM