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Friday, April 11, 2014


Many of you are probably wondering if I've given up on this little cyber corner I call my own, but the truth is, I've just been too busy. I always miss posting, (not because my posts are anything wonderful), but because I love getting to hear from y'all. It always makes me so happy when I see that I have a new comment from someone. :)  So please, leave a comment! It doesn't have to be much, just a little smiley face, with your name signed at the bottom. Yes, even if you have no idea who I am, or were I live, you can comment. :)
Maybe I should go on strike....no posts unless you introduce yourselves.... ;)

Aaanyyyywaaay...I'll stop my sales pitch now.

So, some of the happenings around here...

  • I've probably mentioned it already, but when Cait left she passed her Micro Green business off to me, and so far, considering the fact I have a brown, (or maybe I should say black?) thumb, it's going pretty well. :) 

  • Speaking of Cait, she came for a quick visit in February so we could meet "her guy", Richmond. ;)
  •  The day before dad's surgery we went on a tour of our local Fire Dept.


  • Dad had the nerve to have a tumor growing on his spinal cord. Sheesh. some people have no consideration for lives of others... Seriously though, he's doing great! He put up our new canopy a few days ago which required a lot of ladder climbing, (though he kinda regretted it later), and went back to work a few days ago.

  •  March 28th I was able to attend a Parakaleo day, (think all day bible study), with some friends, and it was such a wonderful time of encouragement! Although it did start entirely too early, and I don't do so well with early mornings. I was so tired that during lunch, while everyone was quietly eating, I started laughing hysterically for pretty much no reason. And once I start laughing I don't stop. The girls probably now think I'm insane. But, one of the times when I started laughing was because something funny did happen. After we cleaned lunch up, we decided to take some of the food upstairs so we could munch while we studied. (Can't think on an empty stomach!). So, forgetting about the dog at the house we were at, C.J. carried up the rest of the muffins I made, (which were quite yummy I must say). A few minutes later she came out of the room we had taken over for our study with an absolutely horrified face and an empty plate. The dog had eaten the rest of the muffins. -_-
I laughed, and laughed and laughed. Then I sat down and laughed some more, until I had tears streaming down my face. Just thinking about it makes me chuckle. :) Good memories...

  • The day after that was a crazy day. We had some friends over for lunch in honor of 'Peanut Month', and shortly after they left we had to leave to clean our Church. I was also attending a ball that evening, which started at 6:30, and we didn't finish cleaning until 4-ish. There wasn't enough time to go home, get changed, then turn back around for town, so our friends who had come for lunch let me go to their house to get ready, and even dropped me off! Usually it takes me like five minutes to put my hair up, but you know what they say: If it can go wrong it will. It took me almost an hour to get my mop of hair put up in a "decent" do.
For this ball the theme was "Kings and Queens". Or if you didn't want to dress up, just come formal. So, I did it. I bought a formal dress. I'd never worn anything like it in my life before, so it was a new experience. A very enjoyable one though. :)
I found my dress at New To You, and it was originally strapless, and a bit too big in the top. There was noooo way I was going to wear a strapless dress. So, with a bit of help from a friend, I was able to take in the sides of the top, add thin straps from some satin ribbon, and then I made a bolero.
I'm very pleased with the end results. :) And my dress has sequins on it. :)

Here's a very blurry picture of myself and some friends from that night.
In case you were wondering, I'm the short one. ;)

  • I'm leaving for Missouri in two weeks. :) I'm going to visit Cait, (Gotta check up on her and Richmond ;) ) and will be gone for almost six days. :) If you think about it, please pray that I won't miss any of my flights! This is only my second time flying, and the first time doing it by myself. Yikes!  
It should be a fun trip. :) We're going to have an air soft war, (and these wars aren't small affairs. Everyone is in camo, with big guns, and it lasts almost all day. I'm very excited. :) ), go cosmic bowling, (which happens to be on my bucket list), possibly canoeing,  and just hang out together. Yes, there will be pictures when I come back. :)

  • My dad shaved his head to help cancer research. :) You can go here ---> St. Baldrick's to donate.

  • While waiting for our shavee, I had my picture taken with Iron Man. :)

  • Meg and I saw 'God's Not Dead' with some friends. :) I personally thought it was very good.

I don't know about you, but I am soooooo glad spring is here!!! I'm definitely a warm weather kind of girl. :)

I've been so busy lately, that's it's taken me three days to do this post. And actually, I have a few other things I have to get accomplished today, so i'll sign off now. :)
Toodle pip and cheerio!


  1. Don't go on strike - keep posting! :D See? Your blog's so awesome that I'm even introducing myself and commenting... a rare occurrence. ;)


  2. YAY! Thanks for commenting. :) Okay, I won't go on strike. :)

  3. You got to meet the Iron Patriot! xD :iz jealous:

  4. Yeah, be jealous. ;) I thought it was funny that he's so short. ;)

  5. Loved reading your post!! Need more of them from all of you bloggers in the household!! Loved your dress!!! Enjoy your trip out to see Caity!!!

    Love and Hugs,
    Aunt M

  6. Excuse me, I did NOT bring up the muffins and LEAVE them within reach of the adorable golden retriever! I simply found the empty plate and crumbs said dog with "that" look, and had to add 2 and 2. (I was laughing pretty hard myself)
    Can't wait for pictures from MO!

  7. Hey those muffins were good! I enjoyed eating all 8 of them! ;)

  8. (Uh that was an inside joke... I didnt really eat the muffins) Thanks for the update, Emily! :)

  9. Looks like you are having a lot of fun!!!!!!! I miss you girly!! Glad things are going well :-) Looking forward to seeing y'all in June!!!!

  10. :Putting on geek glances before quoting: "He's a little short for a storm trooper--I mean Iron Man." WHERE WERE YOU??!! I want to meet him! And the Halo guy in the background is pretty awesome too.

  11. :) He was at the Thirsty Lion Pub where the head shaving was. Not IN the restaurant though. ;)

  12. It's good to see an update from you Emily:) I've been praying for you when I think of your family. It's good to see you all are doing well. Surprising news about Caitlyn too. I hope things go well for her in MO, and that she continues to keep her focus on God. I hope you have a safe trip as well. Enjoy the sunshine:)

  13. I am so glad your dad is getting better! Laughing for no apparent reason must run in the family...and the vertically challenged issue.. When Kim came to Oklahoma for a visit several years ago, I was shocked that I am actually taller than her. I like to say I'm 5'2 on a good day... : ) You looked very nice in your dress. Things that sparkle are extra nice! I hope you have a safe trip to MO to see Cait. Tell your mom hi for me, please.

  14. Thou keepeth forgetting to put the 'Y' at the end of my name. -_- It's "Caity"! Not "Cait"!! *crosses arms and looks miffed* Continuing this offense could result in consequences such as regular bowling instead of cosmic bowling... Or giving you a faulty rifle for the war... Or, or... Withholding breakfast. Ultimate threat. ;)

    And I thinketh that thou didst not ask if thee couldst share that picture. :P

  15. Dearest Cait*y*, of all Cait*y*'s, whilst thou forgiveth me, for mine improper use of thine name? {Goes down onto knees} Please, please, please, do not deny me the privilege of cosmic bowling! Or give me a bad rifle! Or deny me food! I beg you to be merciful!!!

    Yeah, I didn't want to ask permission. :) I figured you would say NO. ;) 9 DAYS!!!