Outside my window... I see snow on the ground and it is so pretty. I'm sure we will have some little ones that will want to play outside and have hot chocolate today. We have had a very mild winter so we have not needed any snow pants yet this year. I am more of a mild winter girl myself, but the kids love the snow.
I am thinking...about my little one growing in my belly and how much I love him/her already. I'm also thinking about school plans for next year, will we home school or not is the question. I want to have everything planned out early this year if we are since we will have a new little one due in September.
I am thankful... for all the love I have been shown from my church family. I am also thankful that we were able to see our little one by ultra sound. Tuesday we saw a little heartbeat just starting and I almost cried with joy.
I am feeling... very sick all day long. I have never had morning sickness this bad before. I am taking ginger and eating lots of crackers now. I am so tired I cannot even move about very well. My husband is off this week which is wonderful; he'll be doing a lot of the cooking since I can't stand the smell of food right now.
In the kitchen... I am not doing very much since I cannot handle much food. I did not do any cooking this past week. I may make some cookies and chocolate dipped marshmallows today for the kids when they come in from playing outside or I may have to wait.
I am wearing... Grey Yoga pants, a pink fleece sweater with a white t-shirt under it. I also have on cozy little pink socks with my favorite slippers.
I am creating... a school plan for the rest of the year. I 'm also working on a 2012 budget with my hubby. We are adding on to our house this spring so we have to start making some plans for this, we have 3 months to get everything in order.
Scripture I am reading...to be honest I have been so tired and sick I have not read anything in the past week. My hubby and I will be starting our GMG bible study on Ephesians. This is a women’s bible study put I love my husband’s input on life and I trust his words and advice.
I am wondering... why with this pregnancy I'm so sick. Maybe we have 2 babies, or maybe were having a boy after 7 girls. Praying everything is fine and mommy and baby are both just very healthy and growing.
I am reading... well more like listening to books with Audible.com from Amazon. Here are the books I have been listening to or books I have finished in the last couple months. Intimate Issues: 21 Questions Christian Women Ask About Sex , Courageous: A Novel , Twilight: The Twilight Saga, Book 1 (yes I do love the Twilight books and movies). I bought the new novel Breaking Dawn: The Twilight Saga, Book 4 and I plan on buying the other 2 books from the Twilight saga since we own the movies. The books are always better, but the movies are great:)
I am hoping... My hard working hubby gets the 2 upper bedrooms painted this week. We own a smaller home that needs some work and we are slowly finishing rooms.
I am looking forward to... hearing the baby’s heartbeat again in a couple of weeks, and I would love for my morning sickness to just go away. I am also looking forward to Madelyn’s 3rd birthday today we are having a Cinderella birthday.
Around the house... We have paint and books lying all over. Mom has not been very helpful in the cleaning department so the kids are taking good care of things. My husband is a very clean guy he likes things in order so I know this week my house will sparkle after he's all done. Yesterday I think he pulled out the stove to clean it including under it and behind it.
One of my favorite things... the word of God. One of my very favorite things is Church, I love going to church if I could go everyday of the week to hear the word of God I would go.
A few plans for the rest of the week:
- Celebrating Madelyn’s 3rd birthday
- Relaxing since I may not have any other choice
- Haircuts for the girls and I
- Monthly Costco trip
- Going to a "Rally for life" event with our church
- Bible study on Wed if I am feeling better
- Grade papers and get ready for next quarter
- Finish my painting; I have been working on a painting for over 2 months now.
- Spend time in prayer each day alone.
- Start my new Bible study on Ephesians
- Help hubby finish painting the upstairs
This picture is from New Year's Day 2012, we had a Tinker Bell dinner.