Friday, March 26, 2010

new calling

So, I haven't been getting any replies on posts these days. I'm not trying to guilt anyone....I know I do it all the time, look at someone's life and then move on to the next blog to see what all the other people in my life are doing. Besides, this blog is meant to be a journal of our life, and I shouldn't need feedback, Right? But I must admit...when I don't get comments I often think I am silly for blogging at all. So if you are out there in the big wide world...let me know your there. I love to hear from you all.
I feel a bit isolated her in PA. You see I can go a full week without seeing a fellow member of my church until I go to church....and If the kids are sick I can go a full month. That may not seem like a big deal to many of you....but I long to be around members who love the lord, who respect him, who live as though they are trying to be like him. Here, well lets just say christian doesn't stand for much to many these days.
I never thought I would miss Utah so much. I miss working, playing, shopping, camping, and just existing along side so many wonderful loving people. I didn't know it until I was so far away from it....It is a bit of a secret heaven there in Utah and other saturated Mormon Communities.

Don't get me wrong....I have an amazing ward here in Pennsylvania. So many wonderful people....but our ward covers nearly 30-40 miles of communities...and needless to say if I want a playdate for my kids...I can't walk is a bit of a drive.
I can't let my daughter out in the neighborhood because the kids have horrible manners and mouths that would make a sailor blush. Our next door neighbor has tried to teach sydney....she is only 5.....about puberty, gays, swear words, and even sex. Heaven knows how many times I have had to kick that girl out of the house. yikes.
So Yes....I miss you all, and long to know how you are. Even the little "hi" comments are so cherished. Love you all out in that abyss. :)

By the way....for journaling's sake, I got a new calling. I was released from my secretary in the RS calling to something new and a bit overwhelming. I can't say what ....but it is very intimidating and a bit nerve racking. wish me luck.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Sorry everyone,

I know it has been ages since I blogged. Life gets hectic around here. I am working long hard weeks...Mandatory overtime is not my favorite. Life is never as easy as it seems when all is well. But All's Well that Ends Well. We have new pictures that i wanted to post.

Birthday cake. For those of you who know me know that I have pledged to make every single Birthday Cake for my kids....unless something awful happens to the cake and I have to go buy one. Or if I am sick or something...I have given myself some reasonable outs. Never the Less...Sydney is 5 and Rowyn 1 and I haven't missed one yet. Sydney turned 5 Feb 1st and the theme for her birthday was Wizard of OZ. Here is her cake. It was fun...not to elaborate....but super fun to make. I am going to take some classes this year. :)

So when we aren't celebrating birthdays we are haveing a good old time. Sydney thinks she is a fashion model and likes to pose a lot.

Rowyn is growing at about the speed of light...

and this is their favorite babysitter Abbey...she is also our little acting and singing student.

Good luck with the auditions this week Abbey... you will be a perfect Alice.