Monday, August 30, 2010

This is my “GO TO” meal….

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I am loving the fresh veggie frittata.  What is not to love?  Fresh veggies which are plentiful right now, eggs and a dash of milk.  Within 30 minutes we are eating a healthy veggie full meal.  Tate is totally all about eating this.  She loves veggies and eggs.  I am back in the classroom this week and having a little leftover is perfect to eat on the run.  Sorry McD, I will no longer be joining the long breakfast line on the way to class.

Thursday, August 26, 2010


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Ever since Tate turned two she has definite opinions on what she likes to wear. This is what happens when mommy lets her dress herself. Starting at the top, polka dot nightie, ruffled skirt, the ever present blue tutu, turquoise leggings and the final touch, straw cowboy hat. Oh my little stylin’ fashionista!!!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Pee Pee!!!

It was bound to happen… and so it did.  While getting ready for bed tonight Tate announces she needs to go pee pee so off she heads to her potty, sat down and pee peed.  Not sure if I am ready for this but I guess Tate thinks it is about time. 

Every day there are new and exciting fun times with a two year old and I LOVE IT!

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Do you recognize theses shoes????  Take a guess…. Mostly too cute not to post sorry it has nothing to do with the subject.

Monday, August 23, 2010


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My girl just LOVES herself FRESH corn.

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The aftermath

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Three Cutest Cow poke EVER!!!

All dressed up for the big RODEO for Alpine days!!!

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I am the proud Auntie of all three of them… Twinkle Toes, Smiley and Sparkle.

Friday, August 13, 2010


Just a few pictures of Tate's little friend party... four little kids and two mommies.

Tate is so into dressing herself in tutu's and princess shoes.... even if they are way too big, she wears them with true princess attitude.

I thought it would be fun for all the kids to get to blow out candles... I think I lite candles and let them blow them out until there was hardly a candle showing above the mound of butter cream frosting.

Tate had such great help from one of her China sisters, Eliza... look at the faces on these two.

This little fire craker cute stuff is another China sister Charlee.... Tate just LOVES playing with the big girls and Charlee and Eliza are so sweet to make her feel part of their four year old play.

A bed full of PJ happy children... a perfect ending to a fun 2nd birthday for Tate!!!
l to r front row...Charlee with baby sister Natalee... Tate. Back row.... Eliza and baby brother Sollie. I think Tate needs a baby sister too.

Thursday, August 12, 2010


It is the eve before Tate's second birthday and my heart is heavy with the thoughts of Tate's birth family but especially her birth mother. I will never know the circumstances that would cause a mother to give away such a beautiful angel, I can only imagine how much she must grieve. Oh how I wish she could be comforted knowing how much Tate is loved. She is my heart.