Monday, January 25, 2010


1.25- J slept 'til 8 today, made it through my run, turkey sandwich, B playing at Amber's and J taking nice long nap= nice quiet scripture reading time... lovin' the OT, house finally all picked up, B and Robert loved the dinner I made, Robert home early- he smells yummy today!- love that man!, making it through FHE without pulling all my hair out, both kids sleeping in their own bed, early bedtime

1.19- waking up to lots of comments and messages from my friends, my sweet boy- he's just so dang cute!, B's finally been letting me fix her hair everyday and it looks so cute all did up, awesome UBWO at the gym and the whole vibe there, B was taking care of J at the childcare and it was so sweet, cheese!, scripture study- OT may be hard to understand sometimes but it's got great stories! and oh how I love Teaching No Greater Call!, wonderful visit from my VT- my wonderful friends, getting kitchen cleaned in time for Britney to drop off her girls, my kids having a blast with her girls, chatting with Britney and being so grateful to have her as a friend, nutritious dinner, feeling at peace with myself and a sense of growth/transformation

1.18- got to somewhat sleep in while my kids played in the basement, pb oatmeal, great visit with my great Dr., kids behaving at grocery store and being able to get groceries, lovin' studying the OT and General Conference talks today, lovin' studying Preach My Gospel, clean pup after a bath, renewed membership at the Y- wahoo!, AMAZING run (I finally feel like a real deal runner for the first time in my life) and the endorphins flowing afterward and feeling like I can conquer the world, amazing music and my ipod, yummy shrimp stir fry for dinner and jasmine rice, hubby's working days now and even though he worked 2 hours of overtime (which is a blessing in and of itself) he was home in time to eat and have FHE with us, FHE, family prayers and scriptures, super duper hot shower, vanilla lotion, so excited and motivated for my Transformation Challenge and ending it with a bang on May 8th doing the Lake Geneva Half Marathon,

Monday, January 18, 2010


1.3- Welcome welcome sweet baby niece Arabella Eliza Holwick (momma is doing well and baby air vacced to Phoenix to get help with her lungs but spirit & faith are high- so grateful for the gospel and faith!), modern medicine & technology, making it to Church on time and taking Sacrament, Robert's new calling as Ward Missionary, sweet testimonies- especially from the youth, sweet Orzel sisters, great meeting with YW Pres. & Bro. Thimmesh, awesome YW lesson from Sis. Rebarchik and loving the story of Peter, paying tithing & offerings, ride home from Britney Johnson and great conversation with her- she's such an awesome friend!, prayer!, cell phones,

1.2- Baily & Joaquin being able to go to the Primary activity and then Sis. Johnson for taking them to the Henries and Sis. Henrie for watching my kids so I could go to the youth temple trip, getting a ride with the Pyatts and nice conversation with them to and from temple, amazing youth temple trip and experiences- Spirit so strong!!, lunch at the Oasis- yummy Taco Bell, no soda!, washer and dryer, yummy potato soup and breadsticks for dinner, lovin' studying OT and Moses, good long sleep

1.1- Happy New Year!, Robert home all day, getting Christmas decorations down and house cleaned up, day 1 of no soda a success!

12.29- Happy Birthday my sweet brother Beau Butt!, my brother Beau and all his awesomeness and nice long conversation with him, an absolute blast with lots of laughing in big turnout at church volleyball, browsing around and taking my time at Target, new planner and getting all organized for New Year, Target salty popcorn and Dr. Pepper:), sweet conversation with Sis. Taylor, yummy dinner as a family all together, menu made out for next few weeks and planned & excited for new fitness routine, awesome study of Elder Scott's talk "To Acquire Spiritual Guidance"- another life changer talk from him!, studied and enjoyed first Sunday School lesson for the year from the Old Testament- excited to study it this year, enjoyed studying Preach My Gospel and Teaching No Greater Call- so blessed to have such amazing and inspired resources from the Church!, beautiful music

12.21- family breakfast with hubby's huge fluffy pancakes & bacon & reading Christmas scripture & story, laughing with J and his adorable gruffy laugh, B playing at Amber's for 3 hours and J's long nap left me time to get my scripture study plan ready for the next 3 1/2 months- lots of good reading coming my way!,