Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real

Pretty: Our hand me down kid table and chair are FINALLY done! We sanded and stained and painted and put them back together and I love how cute they turned out! The only downside is we still have one more chair to do! Happy: Gabriel is sleeping! He’s going down without a fight and that …

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Five Minute Friday: Look

Look I read a blog recently where a woman talked about a realization she had. She felt like she didn’t look good enough to be photographed, I’ve been there (heck, I am there): have a baby, too tired to exercise, too lazy to eat right…there are limitless reasons. It was less about how she looked …

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Fall Festivities

There was some fun at the Ortiz house tonight! Gabriel didn’t really enjoy it so much…. But the rest of us did! Tony murdered our pumpkin! And pulled out its guts! TJ picked out the design. He thought it was a very silly face. Tony really didn’t like the slimy feeling of the pumkins innards. …

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Counting Blessings (Instead of sheep)

One reason I haven’t been blogging as often as I would like to is because I really want to keep my blog positive and I haven’t felt like I had anything but grumpiness to share. And then I thought of something! Despite all the drama and craziness that we’ve been going through, we have received …

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Pumpkins and more!

My favorite fall activity! Going to the pumpkin patch! The boys love it. And I get to take lots of pictures! J And this year was one of the best! Warm weather No mud! Lots of pumpkins (as usual) And good friends! We had so much fun. And obviously took way too many pictures. But …

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Voice activated pump?!?

The other day on the way home from grandma and papa’s house, TJ’s pump started alarming (High BG) on our 45 minute drive home it alarmed every 10 minutes or so because I couldn’t reach back and clear the alarm while drive.  After the first alarm, TJ said, “Ignore” to his pump.  I wasn’t sure …

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