Saturday, August 7, 2010


I know I am woefully behind on my blog updates, but man this has been a hectic summer! Next summer I am going to boycott all scheduled activities of every kind. Only sporadic, non-planned occurrences may be put on the agenda! Here's a bit of a run-down on the happenings around here:

- 2 vacation Bible Schools within a 3-week period
- I stayed awake for 3+ hours every night for about a week and a half, sanding and texturing the living room walls
- Sam took down the ceiling-hung shelf that was over the breakfast bar
- this past week, Sam's lovely parents came to help us move things along a bit. Sam's mom watched/kept the kiddos occupied while his dad and I painted. Then Sam's dad taped and bedded the dining room, fitted the door of the pantry flush with the walls, built a shelf, cut out a new window sill in the living room, cut down some dead branches, Sam got up in our gargantuan backyard tree and cut some more dead limbs down, made a couple of trips to Lowe's, made a trip to Sherwin Williams and I am sure that I left some things out.
- I put a faux finish on three of the living room walls which didn't turn out at all like I had planned, but it was a good experiment nonetheless and I will be repainting soon to try and lighten the walls up again. The finish is exactly what I wanted; the color was not. I'll work on getting some pics up.
- the kids are doing great and I will definitely have to do a crazy-huge update on them, but for now, this will have to do. :)


queen of everything said...

i can hardly wait for this summer to come to an end. i'm excited for you, i know how cleansing working on your house can be. can't wait to see pics.

also wanted to say thankyou for the encouragement you give me by just being you.keep up the good work

Nessa and Jeebs said...

thank you for the update :) people don't blog enough- gosh! oh AND you are my friend because you know how to spell "Yeah"- I hate when people put Yeah for YAY! that's my new pet peeve!!!:)

Mzzterry said...

CONGRATS on your baby news. Our Prayers are with you all. God is so good. Take care.

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