Saturday, March 24, 2012

Project 366: Day 36 [March 23rd]

Do I even have to tell y'all what today was?

It's Friday. I'll give you three guesses.

Nope, my birthday was March 6th.

Nope, Tayler's birthday is close, but not today.

YES. It was CLEANING DAY. That's my Friday morning ritual. Hopefully y'all are picking up on that by now, but if not, I'll certainly let it slide ;)

You know, it gets more and more difficult to clean with a toddler following after you and getting into everything that you have just put away or cleaned. I tried to keep her in her play room, haha, but that didn't work either! And then she ended up coming in behind me and falling on the freshly mopped floors. Yes, talk about stressful, haha! But we FINALLY got things finished. Don't you adore a fresh, clean house? Me too!

So, here's a few pictures of our clean, clean, clean home:

That was our front entryway, our kitchen, and our living room.

Do you have a cleaning schedule? I know a few women that clean a different room each day. I know a few women that do like I do and clean everything on one certain day. That's how my momma used to do it and I guess I just followed in her footsteps. What are your thoughts on your cleaning schedule?

After that, we got really lucky because Daddy brought our porch swing up from a storage unit FINALLY!! :) We have been dying to get that up here since the weather turned nice and Ethan finally had time to get it. So, of course, we spent like an hour or two just a'swinging. It's so peaceful doing that :)

Gah. Didn't Tayler look absolutely adorable today? I just love that dress on her and that one piggy tail. She is just far too cute for her own good, gosh darn it ;)

Then, we all went grocery shopping. The fridge was BARE as BARE can get haha! It was definitely needed! We met Gigi there and got everything done that we needed to get done. And while in the check out, we both decided we were craving PIZZA. So, we called and ordered Pizza Hut and picked it up on the way home! Isn't that the neatest invention? Calling from a cell phone and ordering it to-go! Wonderful! We got pepperoni, bacon, and jalapenos on ours. Mmm! That's my favorite! What's your go-to pizza?

And once we got home, we snacked, then Ethan went to work out with his friend and I got Tayler all ready for bed! She LOVES bath time, haha! :) We always try and make that moment a 'God Moment' as weird as that might sound. I want to start some kind of tradition with her revolving around Jesus and how absolutely AMAZING He is to us, so I usually turn on some worship music while we are in there and just sing with it :) It's a wonderful Mommy-Daughter moment and I honestly wouldn't have it any other way.

This is Tayler after bath time in her big girl Dora peejays watching 'Yo Gabba Gabba.'

She just loves that show. Anyone else's kiddos adore it?

And after that, we sadly had to turn off 'Yo Gabba Gabba' and flip on 'Sweet Home Alabama.' We were so anxious to see who Paige was going to pick tonight!

And I have to say that I was disappointed. I honestly don't know Paige's heart, but mercy-- I liked Bubba A LOT better than Jeremiah. Jeremiah would NEVER tell Paige how he felt and that drove me crazy. To me, he always seemed like this crazy, psycho person that would go insane if she were even talking to another guy. I don't know. Like I said, I don't know her heart, but goodness... that was a terrible ending for Ethan and me!!

So anyways..

Now for the prayer today.

Pray that your husband will discover and live his God-given purpose. Pray that he will offer all his dreams to the Lord, and pursue only those goals that will bring God glory and count for eternity. (Jer. 29:11; 1 Cor. 10:31)

And the Bible verses that go along with it are as follows:

Jeremiah 29:10-11 (The Message) This is God's Word on the subject: "As soon as Babylon's seventy years are up and not a day before, I'll show up and take care of you as I promised and bring you back home. I know what I'm doing. I have it all planned out—plans to take care of you, not abandon you, plans to give you the future you hope for.

1 Corinthians 10:31-33 (The Message) So eat your meals heartily, not worrying about what others say about you—you're eating to God's glory, after all, not to please them. As a matter of fact, do everything that way, heartily and freely to God's glory. At the same time, don't be callous in your exercise of freedom, thoughtlessly stepping on the toes of those who aren't as free as you are. I try my best to be considerate of everyone's feelings in all these matters; I hope you will be, too. 

Dear Jesus, thank You for Ethan! Thank You for giving me such a sweet and kind husband. Help him to follow after his goals, in You. I know You can do exceeding and abundantly above anything we could ask. Bless him in every way possible! We love You! In Your name, Amen!

God bless you all

and cheers to Project 366!

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Friday, March 23, 2012

I've Been Tagged! So Have You!

I've been tagged!!
The rules:
•You must post the rules.
•Answer the 11 questions that the tagger posted for you; then create 11 questions to ask the people you’ve tagged.
•Tag 11 people and link them in your post.
•Let them know you have tagged them
Here are my answers for the questions from Melissa over at When One + One = Four: 

1.  What is your favorite childhood memory? I would have to say playing outside! I remember it so vividly. We had a 'club house' at one of our friend's slides. And yes, we were an official club!! We had a President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Thank you Baby Sitters Club for creating that, haha :)

2.  What time do you go to bed at night? Usually between 9:30PM and 10:30PM. That's usually when Tayler falls asleep and believe me, when she's sleeping.. you learn to get yours as well haha

3.  How often do you get your hair cut? Usually once every 3 months or so!

4. Paper or Plastic?  Plastic. Don't hate me.

5.  What couldn't you live without? My family.

6.  Are you craftsy? To an extent. But then it stops. It just really depends on what I'm trying to do and how patient I am with it, honestly. 

7.  Where is your favorite place? The Kalahari resort in Sandusky, OH. LOVE. We go every single year.

8.  What is your favorite color? PINK. Yes, I am such a girl ;)

9.  Are you left or right handed? Righty right here!

10.  What is your favorite blog to read? EVERYONE'S. Seriously, it helps pass some time through the day :) I love seeing what other stay at home moms are doing as well! 

11. Why is it your favorite? Just because I enjoy reading about people's lives :) 

          The people I am tagging are:

 Rachel at Romancing Rachel  

Brittany at Daily Chaos of a Country Girl from Ohio 

Taryn at Maine-ly Taryn 

Caroline at A Journey of the Heart 

Heather at With Every Love 

Rachael at Our Dailey Life

And my 11 questions for them are as follows:

1. What is your favorite old school television show?
2. What was the last movie you saw in theaters?
3. How many states have you lived in? Which ones?
4. What song do you feel sums up your life?
5. What do you want to name your future children?
6. What made you want to start blogging?
7. Who is your favorite blogger out there?
8. What would be your ideal career?
9. Who is your celebrity crush?
10. What was the theme of your 10th birthday party?
11. What's your favorite restaurant? What do you order there?
Okay, so that's only 6 girls but those are the only ones I could think of haha! Have fun ladies!

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Project 366: Day 35 [March 22nd]

It was yet another gorgeous day in our world today! But guess what? Our air conditioner wasn't working. I know, how devastating? :( So, Tayler and I had to hang out around the house and wait for them to arrive to fix it! It was freezing up.. who would have guessed, haha! The guy eventually came and we were joking around about how he's probably never had to go fix someone's air conditioning in MARCH before. He said it's definitely new to him! Crazy, right? I can't believe I'm actually getting tan and it's MARCH haha! At least it's a head start, right? haha! 

But anyways... thought I'd share a picture of our sweet Tayler. She turned 51 weeks old today. That means there's only 1 week left of 'Project 52' and mercy, I remember when I started it! Crazy to think that she's almost a year old.

That outfit was so cute yesterday, too! My Grandma Smith bought it for her! Thanks Grams! :)

Then we spent a LOT of time outside! :) It's too nice out to be cooped up inside.. even if all we do is sit on a blanket and read and play with blocks, haha!

That's usually what we do :) I'm reading 'The Wednesday Sisters' by Meg Waite Clayton. (Thanks Rachel) So, I basked in the sunlight enjoying this book and Tayler enjoyed playing with her blocks. She is seriously such a good little baby. She just sits on the blanket and plays and enjoys all of the sounds that come with nature :) Gigi came over and she hung out outside with us too! Thanks, Mom!

Here's a shot of Gigi and Tayler:

And Tayler and I posed for a picture too! :)

We had such a good time! But we came inside after awhile so Tayler could get something to drink and so she could take a nap! She was getting quite cranky out there and you always know if Tayler isn't happy when she's outside it's because she is tired, haha! Then Daddy came home and we decided to have a picnic outside! So, I made fajitas and chicken fajita rice. Here's what I used for the fajitas:

Rice a Roni Chicken Fajita (it's like a dollar at Walmart!), Fajita Seasoning Mix, Steak, and Tortillas. (The tortillas are only a dollar too!) All together, this meal was about $6.00 for ALL three of us! Not too shabby, eh?

I chopped up some green peppers and onions too to add to the steak mixture.

Yum, yum, yum! :)

And then, just follow the directions on the Rice A Roni box and the Fajita seasoning packet. It will list how much oil and water to add, etc. Then it should look something like this:

Sorry for the quality, these were all taken with my cell phone haha. I didn't have time to run and get my camera. I had a baby trying to dump everything out of all of the cabinets while cooking. Yes, we must invest in locks for those! I'm making a mental note now!!

After that, the rice was done, so I heated up some tortillas and put everything on plates for us :)

Not the best picture in the world, but you get the idea :) It was SO good and I think Tayler had a BLAST eating outside! We put it on her high chair try and she smiled the entire time, haha! It was so cute, plus it made clean up time that much easier!

It was just Tayler and me for awhile because Daddy finally sold his Civic, but we still had a fun time, hehe! :)

Then we came inside and got baths. It was definitely a necessity with how much time we spent outside today! We all smelled like sun-tan lotion, that's for sure, haha! :) After bath time, Tayler and I decided to have some fun in her play room. It's been neglected with all of the time we've been spending outside, so we decided to play on the slide and on the floor for a little while. Here's Tayler on her slide:

She loves throwing herself forward and going down it, haha! She laughs every single time :) And here's a shot of our view on the floor. Thanks Jess and DJ for those letters. Tayler absolutely adores playing with them!!!

And see that tan I'm actually getting and it's only March 22nd? HOLLA! haha! :) 

And our night ended with:

Of course! How did you all feel about the results show? Well, first of all, I know my husband was ecstatic because his woman was on there ;) haha! He loves him some Haley Reinhart, goof ball! I always tease him about that! But I will say that I was pretty close on the bottom 3. I picked Joshua, DeAndre, and Heejun and it was Erika, DeAndre, and Heejun. However, I said that Heejun was going home, but Erika did :( Sad, huh? I really think Heejun and DeAndre will be next if they don't pick things up. Guess we'll see! What are your thoughts about the night?

And now for the prayer today:

Pray that your husband will be courageous in his stand against evil and injustice, and that he will stand for the truth. Pray that he will protect you and your family from Satan’s attacks. (Ps. 31:24; Eph. 6:13; Ps. 27:14)

And the Bible scriptures that are go along with this prayer are as follows:

Psalms 31:24 (The Message) Be brave. Be strong. Don't give up.
      Expect God to get here soon. 

Ephesians 6:13-18 (The Message)  Be prepared. You're up against far more than you can handle on your own. Take all the help you can get, every weapon God has issued, so that when it's all over but the shouting you'll still be on your feet. Truth, righteousness, peace, faith, and salvation are more than words. Learn how to apply them. You'll need them throughout your life. God's Word is an indispensable weapon. In the same way, prayer is essential in this ongoing warfare. Pray hard and long. Pray for your brothers and sisters. Keep your eyes open. Keep each other's spirits up so that no one falls behind or drops out. 

Psalms 27:13-14 (The Message)  I'm sure now I'll see God's goodness
      in the exuberant earth. Stay with God! Take heart. Don't quit.
   I'll say it again:  Stay with God

Dear Jesus, I know I say this every morning, but thank You so much for Ethan! He is such a wonderful husband and father and I know Tayler and I are SO blessed to have him in our lives! I pray that he is courageous today! I pray that he knows Your Word and will abide in it. I know he loves You so much and I just ask that he always follows after You and what Your Word says! I pray that he knows the scripture and that he uses it against any attack from the enemy. We know there is power alone in YOUR NAME and we pray that he uses that! We love You Lord!!! In Your name, Amen!!

God bless you all

and cheers to Project 366!

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Project 366: Day 34 [March 21st]

I know, you're probably getting tired of me saying how beautiful the days are around here! Yesterday it was about 82 degrees, which is completely out if the ordinary for this time of year! It is crazy to think that this time last year, I was walking to get Tayler out wearing jeans and sweatshirts! But my question is this-- if Summer came in March, does that mean that Autumn is going to come in August. I won't be hatin', I'll tell you that much, haha! But anyways, Tayler and I went outside yet again today and boy oh boy, did she enjoy it! She loves hearing the birds chirp. It is the sweetest thing :)

And look at this happy smile:

She ain't no fool, haha! She knows what to do when the camera is out ;) We had such a good time! Since all of our chores were done Monday and Tuesday, we decided we'd relax today. Then, we went to Pap and Gigi's house. We see them often, but it's usually just for like 20-40 minutes at a time. They'll stop over on lunch hours or we'll go out to eat quickly. So, we went over there last night just to spend some good, quality time with them :)

She enjoyed playing with Oreo and of course, chewing on the ball and watching 'Yo Gabba Gabba' haha! :) Hector Jimenez was on, so of course, she was locked to the TV. She just LOVES him ;) We had some yummy Pizza Hut pizza, breadsticks, and wings. Thanks so much Mom and Dad for everything! We had a wonderful visit! Tayler didn't want to leave...

She just kept wandering around the driveway, haha! And we were all chasing her. It was so cute! She felt so big, you could so tell :)

And guess what Ethan let me buy today???

NEW GLASSES! These ones will match his softball team's jersey colors! I ended up purchasing a jersey to match him, so I am REALLY excited now! :) My mom purchased me some orange flip flops, too! Yes-- I will be all decked out, haha! Orange glasses, orange shirt, orange shoes. We're ready to go! She also got Tayler an adorable hair bow to match her shirt. We're ready for softball, Dad! :)

Once we got home, it was bath time for everyone! We were kind of in a hurry so we could watch us some 'American Idol.' Are there any fans out there? Who are your favorites? 

I thought last night's show was good, but I really think you're starting to see the individuals who should proceed on with this competition that have raw talent and those that do not. My favorites last night were Jessica Sanchez, Colton Dixon, and Elise Testone.

I felt Jessica can just sing. Period. Randy nailed it right on the head when he talked about consistency with her. That's how Carrie Underwood won it, remember?

Colton just knows how to reach into people's hearts. I feel like he truly connects with the music and I honestly really appreciate that.

Elise gave me cold chills. Not to mention, I love that song! '13 Going on 30' anyone? :) She did such a good job and I feel she deserves to stick around because of that!

DeAndre Brackensick. Oh my. I don't even know what to say. I've never been a fan and last night made me realize why. I just don't like the 'feeling' he brings to the stage. I don't like the hopping around and the hair. I'm mean, aren't I? Sorry :( Just stating how I feel!

Hollie Cavanaugh- I felt she did a really good job last night. She isn't my particular favorite, but she has a gorgeous voice on her and I feel she deserves to stick around in the competition a bit more. Plus, I loved how she was dressed last night!

Heejun Han-- He ranks up there with DeAndre in my book. I don't know how he's made it this far, honestly. But I think last night's performance was there worst of them all. I guess we'll see tonight, eh?

Erika Van Pelt-- Okay, completely off the subject of music, but HOLY COW, I love her new hair do! It takes YEARS off of her face. Does anyone else agree?? Gah, loved it! It was just wonderful! And her voice was just gorgeous last night as well. She definitely deserves to stick around!

Joshua Ledet- Okay, I am going to be honest here. I LOVE Joshua's voice. I really do, but I also think America is going to get tired of it. Remember that young man that sang a lot of gospel last year or the year before? I can't remember his name for the life of me, but I know he got voted off rather early. Not that Joshua sings gospel and not that there's anything wrong with it.. I'll listen to Kirk Franklin any day of the year, but I just think others are going to get tired of the same thing.. after the same thing.. every single week.

Phillip Phillips is one of my husband's favorites. I can't say that he's one of mine. I enjoy his music, but I can't help but think that you wouldn't see him making anything after this. I don't know why, that's just how I feel. What are your thoughts on Phillip? He's good, please don't get me wrong, but I just get a 'weird vibe' with him.

Skylar Laine- What a cutie! And boy, can she sing! I loved last night's performance. She has such a great stage presence and she can sing like nobody's business. She definitely deserves to stick around!

Who do I think will be in the bottom 3??

1. DeAndre Brackensick
2. Joshua Ledet
3. Heejun Han

And I think Heejun Han will be going home. Of course, I said that last week and was wrong.. .so I could very well be wrong this week! What are your thoughts on the bottom 3?

And now for the prayer today:

Pray that your husband will have a balanced life—that he will balance work and play. Pray that he will fear God, but also gain favor with people he knows at work and church. (Luke 2:52; Prov. 13:15)

And the Bible scriptures that go along with it are as follows:

Luke 2:51-52 (The Message) So he went back to Nazareth with them, and lived obediently with them. His mother held these things dearly, deep within herself. And Jesus matured, growing up in both body and spirit, blessed by both God and people.

Proverbs 13:15 (The Message) Sound thinking makes for gracious living,
   but liars walk a rough road.

Dear Lord, thank You for Ethan and for the man that he has become for our family. You have really blessed us with such a good person that would do anything for us! I just ask that You help him to balance his life between You, work, extracurricular activities, and his family. Help him not to feel overwhelmed with all that is going on in our lives. Help him to fear You and follow after You. Help him to be an upstanding person among those at work, our families, and our friends. We love You so much Lord and we thank You for all that You do for us! You are REALLY good to us!!! We love You!! In Jesus Name, Amen!!!

God bless you all

and cheers to Project 366!

And Happy Birthday to my sister and our Aunt Nancy! We love you guys!

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Weekly Meals 3/26-3/31

I went ahead and made the grocery list for Friday already. With Tayler's party coming up, I just wanted to get it out of the way! :) So here we go:

Monday 3/26 Breakfast Casserole
Tuesday 3/27 Hamburger Gravy over Toast
Wednesday 3/28 Hamburgers on the grill with Baked Potatoes
Thursday 3/29 Chicken Alfredo/Garlic Bread (we didn't get to it last week lol)
Friday 3/30 Skillet Meal
Saturday 3/31 It's Tay's birthday!

What's on your schedule for next week?

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Project 366: Day 33 [March 20th]

Goooood morning my sweet friends out there! :) Don't you love gorgeous, sunshine-y mornings? I do! And I especially love mornings when there are packages on my front door step, haha! It was a Scentsy package, of course! We are preparing to re-do our office after we get the upstairs finished and we are painting it like a baby-blue color with black and white accents, so we purchased a black and white warmer to go along with it and I bought a new Summer scent: Sunkissed Citrus! YAY :) I LOVE that scent and I can't wait for my house to smell like it, hehe!

Isn't that a gorgeous warmer? *sigh* I just love it!

Then Tayler and I packed up our blanket, toys, and water and we went outside to sit for a little while. I hate to keep her inside when it is so beautiful out! This is the first summer that she can really, truly enjoy the gorgeous weather. Okay-- scratch that, I'm getting ahead of my self, haha! It FEELS like Summer but surely isn't! ;) Since today was the first day of SPRING! But it was a beautiful 80 degrees today.. and we basked in it :)

Isn't she the cutest thing in the world? And hey- I was trying to get a tan, haha! This Momma wants to feel good about herself this Summer! Last Summer, I had just had Tayler and I hid myself behind a one piece.. this year I am attempting to say BRING ON THE BIKINI, hahahaha! We'll see how that goes! :) I took a few more pictures of Tayler too! She's too cute not to ;)

She's just too precious. We had an absolute blast!

Then we went down to our old town that we used to live in and Ethan purchased a new truck :) We have been needing one to fix some things around the house and our two cars just won't cut it, haha! So, thank God for His blessings... He had received one! God is good to us!

Isn't it beautiful? :)

And then we finally had some alone time together as a family! Ethan was playing with Tayler for hours it seemed like! It was just adorable! And while Ethan was getting a shower, Tayler and I had some more alone time :) I LOVE my family and I LOVE these precious moments!!

We had a wonderful first day of Spring together :) 

And now for our prayer today:

Pray that your husband will be a good father—disciplining his children wisely and loving them unconditionally. If he is not a father, pray that he will find a young man to mentor in the things of the Lord. (Eph. 6:4; Col. 3:21; 2 Tim. 2:1-2)

And the Bible scriptures that go along with this are as follows:

Ephesians 6:4 (The Message) Fathers, don't exasperate your children by coming down hard on them. Take them by the hand and lead them in the way of the Master.

Colossians 3:21 (The Message) Parents, don't come down too hard on your children or you'll crush their spirits.

2 Timothy 2:1-2 (The Message) So, my son, throw yourself into this work for Christ. Pass on what you heard from me—the whole congregation saying Amen!— to reliable leaders who are competent to teach others. When the going gets rough, take it on the chin with the rest of us, the way Jesus did.

Dear Jesus, Thank You for Ethan and all that he does for our family! I ask that You bless him in every single are of his life. I ask that You bless him as a father and help him to be wise in his decision making with all of our children both now and in the future. Help him to love them unconditionally and be a positive role model. Help us both to work together for Your kingdom and be the best parents we can be. Please give us wisdom.. Your wisdom. We love You Lord! In Your Name, Amen!!

God bless you all

and cheers to Project 366!!


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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Project 366: Day 32 [March 19th]

It was such a Summer-y day out today and I was so excited for Tayler to wear this cute little outfit. It has strawberries all over it and oh my word, she is just too adorable in it!

Doesn't she look just ornery? Oh believe me, haha, she is! :) We went outside for a little bit and enjoyed Mother Nature, we saw Gigi for a bit, and then we came back inside. And wouldn't you know it, when we came inside I smelled 'something.' All of you parents know what I mean, right? Yea.. I smelled STINK, haha! I checked Tayler and sure enough, she had pottyed, but I'm not just talking a normal potty... this was explosive pottying and yes, the cute little strawberry outfit was 'ruined' for the moment. 

And thus, outfit #2 was placed upon her, haha! She's so ornery, but she still looked absolutely adorable!

I just adore that little girl. She is my whole entire world.

After that, we ran some errands with Daddy. We had to stop and pick up some pictures at Sam's Club. When E bought my new camera, we earned 75 free prints with it! How cool is that? And so, we ordered a bunch of wallets to share with our friends and family on the day of her 1st Birthday :)

Plus I got some for some picture frames and a photo album. YAY! :) I love having photo albums of her, hehe! I can't wait to share them with everyone!

Then we made a pit stop to pick up some Black Refried Beans. I purchased regular refried beans at the store on Saturday, but my husband is a particular fan of black beans and that's ALL he wanted for our taco dip, hehe :) Then he picked up some things at Lowes and then he met a man off of Craigslist and FINALLY bought a mower! I can't believe we're actually having to mow our grass this early in the year! When I gave birth to Tayler in March last year, it was snowing the day I went into labor! Insane, right?? haha! But here's E and the mower he bought. Not a bad deal either!

and yes, he mowed the grass right after that too, haha! He was SO excited! :) While he was mowing, I was making 'Taco Dip.' Remember I told y'all that sometimes we have an 'appetizer day?' Welllll, today was one of those days! Ethan has been talking about this taco dip for weeks, so I got to it! If you don't remember, I already posted about this recipe a few weeks ago, so if you are interested in it, just click the link HERE to read more :) Hope you enjoy!

It was SO good. I think Tayler agreed too, haha! I gave her some with a tortilla because I get nervous when she eats tortilla chips, haha and duuuuude, it was everywhere, but she was REALLY enjoying it! She loves her some sour cream! And so does E so I know where she gets it!!

I used to mind the mess, but not so much anymore. I know I can just throw her in the tub and she's clean again. And that's exactly what we did. But seriously, my kid is hilarious. I throw her in the tub and we have the kind of drain plug that you can pull up  and she does it almost every single time. So, sometimes her baths only last like 5 minutes... or as long as it takes for her to figure out it's there again, hahahaha! She is just too funny. So, I took this picture of her so A) you could see her crazy hair and B) so you could see there's NO water in the tub, bahaha! She's hilarious!

But guess what? She got all cleaned off and that's what matters!! :)


Pretty Little Liars time.

Oh yes, my friends. Tonight was the overly-talked about 'A-Day.' We were finding out who had been sending the girls all of the threatening texts. I had on my hoodie, sweatpants, and a yummy bowl of Fruity Pebbles. I was prepared!

And I'll be honest, I was a little disappointed with the finale. I think I was disappointed because it was a 'give-me.' I figured it was Mona, but I thought for sure they would twist something you know? It was the finale for goodness sake, but really, it was just kind of boring. I think they talked it up so much that they couldn't deliver that. I don't know. Maybe I'm being a bit harsh. I love the show, I just wanted 'more' I suppose. What did you all think? The good news is that June 5th they are coming back! Do you think Ali is still alive and that was her in the red coat? 

After that, we cuddled up and watched 'GCB' from Sunday night. I just love that show! Those women are absolutely hilarious, haha! And some of that stuff is seriously so legit, haha! Do any of you watch 'GCB?' 

Hope you all had a wonderful day!

And the prayer of the day is:

Pray that your husband will practice forgiveness in your relationship and with others. Pray that he will recognize any roots of bitterness, and yield any resentment and unforgiving attitudes to the Lord. (Eph. 4:32; Heb. 12:15)

And the Bible scriptures that go along with this are as follows:

Ephesians 4:31-32 (The Message) Make a clean break with all cutting, backbiting, profane talk. Be gentle with one another, sensitive. Forgive one another as quickly and thoroughly as God in Christ forgave you.

Hebrews 12:14-17 (The Message) Work at getting along with each other and with God. Otherwise you'll never get so much as a glimpse of God. Make sure no one gets left out of God's generosity. Keep a sharp eye out for weeds of bitter discontent. A thistle or two gone to seed can ruin a whole garden in no time. Watch out for the Esau syndrome: trading away God's lifelong gift in order to satisfy a short-term appetite. You well know how Esau later regretted that impulsive act and wanted God's blessing—but by then it was too late, tears or no tears. 

Dear God, thank You for the gift of Ethan. Please just bless him today. Help him to have a wonderful day in You. He deserves it, Lord. He does so much sacrificing for our family. Please just help him with his job and bless him in it. Help Ethan to have forgiveness both in our relationship and in other relationships. Help him to not hold grudges towards individuals, but to release those and be free of that burden. Let him notice if he has bitterness in his heart and help him to let go of that as well. I pray that he finds forgiveness in every situation. We love You, Lord and we thank You for everything!! In Your name, Amen!!

God bless you all

and cheers to Project 366!!

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