Tuesday, December 29, 2009


Sometimes you just need a change. It may be changing your furniture around in your living room. Or changing your pocket book. Or just changing your blog around. So that is what I have done. You may be looking around my blog right now saying wheres the changes? It looks the same to me. Well, it's really not any big changes just a little change.

When you comment I will have to read your comment before it's publish. My beloved blog has been getting some comments I do not condone at all. And being that the world wide web is not closed to the world. It was only a matter of time that my little blog would be tested by the world.

But I pride myself in keeping this blog Christ oriented and pride myself in keeping this blog clean and pure because that is how I try to live my own life. That I needed to step up to the plate and make some changes. The last thing I would like to do is make my blog private because I have begun to think this blog has been an out reach. If one person can say I have been blessed being a follower on your blog I feel like I have done my job.

I have not written in this online journal for almost three years just to make it private to a few of my faithful bloggie people I have met through this journey of mine. I would love to "meet" more of you bloggie people out there who have enjoyed reading about me and my family and my life.

I would hate to shut the door and only shed the candle light to the ones I know. I would feel like my journey on the bloggiecoaster had ended short. So, my changes I have made is just to have more security on Pieces Of My Heart.

I enjoy the other online things I have become accustom to... Facebook, twitter...but my blog is like my home. Nothing can compare to sitting down and just jotting my thoughts,my fears, my joys,my pictures, my heart.

So, I have decided I won't do anything drastic. I won't close down this journal or make it private. I am going to keep pressing on this journey.

I would like to ask a favor. If you a new to this blog, just visited or a frequent visitor, a follower, someone on my blog roll, a real life friend of mine or a family member of mine, some one who googled and just by chance found my blog, someone who has been following me for almost three years on here. Comment Right now right here please let me know you are reading...let me know how you found me or just drop by and say "Hi!". Make me read a bunch a comments on my email and have me push that publish button.

Will you join me on this bloggie journey?

Comment, I so want to hear from you!!

Monday, December 28, 2009

So Fast!

Can you believe how Fast Christmas comes and then leaves? That one day we get ready for all year long finally comes and then ends. But, like every year our family has two Christmas's yup we have one on the 25th and then we visit our family for the News Years and have another Christmas!

We had a wonderful day full of relaxing and enjoying time with our family. We enjoyed watching Jeremy play with his new play gym. He was adorable as he hit all the toys hanging above his head.

I have also taken advantage of my school vacation and have started cleaning my bedroom. If I ever get this bedroom organized and cute I will post pictures on here!

How was your Christmas? I hope all had a wonderful day! I will post soon!!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

To my Carole...

My best friend...

I love you my dear little sister. I hope you have a wonderful twentieth birthday tomorrow!!

And to the rest of you...I hope you all have a wonderful Merry Christmas tomorrow!!

Love you all,

Monday, December 21, 2009

It's almost here!

....Christmas that is. Can you believe it? I can't! Tomorrow is the grand finale at school, Christmas,party,program the works! And then...yes...it's the BIG Christmas VACATION! Everyone now can applaud!!

Of course there is down side to it I can't admit it alright I will...I think I am getting a cold! Yes another cold! Not to thrilled about it! But what can ya do?

Our Christmas tree is now standing proud in our living room,lights ornaments it looks great!

We had our Churches Christmas program this past Friday. It was beautiful. Every year after the program it just feels like Christmas! Love it! Of course, I needed to post a picture of Jeremy and his Christmas attire! :) He has another Christmas outfit as well. But I had to post at least one picture of him in one of them! Isn't he adorable? Well, I am going to end for now! Hopefully I will be posting before Christmas!!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

It's so cold!!

Winter is here! I guess that's kind of a dead give away since Christmas is a week away and all. So, here I sit with my fuzzy pink slippers and fuzzy pink pj's. Typing about being cold.

But here's the deal. Winter can be a drag in the middle of the woods with snow covered mountains surrounding you but we can also look at the brighter things in life. Like cute high heel boots where you can slide all over your drive way getting to the car. Warm cozy sweaters where Jeremy can spit up all over them!

However, if I can be serious for a moment. I do love seeing my little students all geared up to play in the snow. They all look like adorable snow bunnies ready to hop in the clear white play land outside.

And since I don't have a picture of my students all in snow gear....

I thought you would enjoy a picture of another snow bunny. My niece Alyvia. :)

Have a great winters night!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Saturday, December 12, 2009

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Well, today we went out Christmas shopping...AGAIN! I have been little by little crossing out the names on my list that I needed to buy Christmas gifts for but I still have some more to go. I think I have bought more wrapping paper than gifts! I am LOVING the paper that our local dollar store has. It's incredible how many different types of paper they have for a buck! Loving...loving it!

I have also been taking out my Christmas blouses,red,red, and red. I happen to love red blouses! But we have Christmas programs coming up and I want to look festive!

My room is getting filled with wrap gifts all over the place. I have a pile of gifts yea high on my dresser for my students! If you promise you won't tell I will tell you what it is.... PROMISE??? All, right I got them each a four pack of play dough! Yup, I think they will like it. AND they will not open the dough until they get home I happen to HATE the SMELL of PLAY DOUGH!! :)

Okay, now it's your turn tell me how your Christmas season is going? What kind of wrapping paper do you have??? :D

Friday, December 11, 2009

A Give Away!

Not on my blog this time...http://mariemadelinestudio.typepad.com/mariemadeline_studio/2009/11/the-happy-scrappy-quilt-giveaway-again.html Check it out they are giving away the most beautiful quilt!! Go enter!! It's loads of fun! Oh, and if you enter mention who sent you over! ;)

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

The Winner is...

I am so sorry that I took FOREVER to announce a winner. And no we did not have a power out the snow was falling but no power out tonight. Yay for that! But people were on the phone, I was ironing,feeding Jeremy,making my lunch for tomorrow,eating dinner getting the give away gift ready etc. But no more excuses some of you may now be in bed...

Okay...the winner is.... Jennifer!!! From Child of the King!!

CONGRATS!!! Please send me your home address on my blog email address!

Thank you all for entering!!! It has been fun!

You still have a little time...

Yes, bloggie friends the winner will be announce TONIGHT! Unless, this nice BIG snow storm decides to take our power...but lets hope that won't happen!! (Happy thoughts...happy thoughts)

So, I am going to give you all a little more time to enter...have fun and soon and very soon I will announce the winner!!

By the way, I was getting the prize ready this afternoon and if I do say so myself it's pretty cute!! ;)

I am too lazy to copy and paste the link to my give away. So just scroll down a couple of posts and you will find it!!

Have fun last minute entering!

Monday, December 7, 2009

A LIttle Reminder...

Hi Bloggie People! How are we this Monday morning? I am pretty good and pretty awake! We had a lovely weekend visiting family. We were able to see my adorable little niece Alyvia every day we were down here! She is getting so big walking, and talking and singing. What a doll!!! Yes, that is her with me and Jeremy. She also loves kissing his little head. She is going to be a GREAT big sister! Yup, I was given the go ahead to share the news... my brother and sister in law will be having there second baby this June! Another niece or nephew! Yay!

Well, I did it! I got my hair done this weekend. I was growing it out for quite a while but decided I wanted a change. How do you like?

Oh, I also wanted to thank you all for praying for my family for the last couple of weeks. The unspoken was answered and God said "Yes" The little problem is now being solved and just wanted to thank you all for being such good bloggie friends and praying!!

Well, tomorrow Jeremy will be 4 months old!! Can you believe it?? I just love him so much!! He sure has enjoyed visiting will Mimi this weekend. Just this morning he gave her one big smile!!

Well, my reminder I was talking about on my title is my Christmas give away only a few more days you can enter! Remember you can enter as many times as you want have fun and enter!!

Pieces of My Heart And add my button on your blog and just let me know you will get an extra point!!

Well, please pray for our safety as we go back home this morning. And please also pray for my little nephew Liam who has been sick in the hospital since Friday!!


Thursday, December 3, 2009

Christmas Give Away!

It's the most wonderful time of the year....
Don't you agree? I just love Christmas the lights, the gifts and of course the true meaning remembering the miracle of Christ birth.
I happen to LOVE this picture! We never believed in Santa we were always taught it was just a fun story. But when you have a dad that looks just like Santa it's kind of hard not to dress him up and have Jeremy pose with him!
I also thought it would be a great picture to begin my annual Christmas Giveaway that I started last year.
My lips are sealed this year about what the gift will be but I promise you, you won't be disappointed (Or at least I hope you won't.)
We are going to have a little twist this year. Every time you enter you need to tell me something different about Christmas, tradition,movie,song,special thing at church,best childhood memory etc.
Enter as many times as you want my bloggy producer Mackenzie is working on a button. When she has it on my blog grab it and put it on your blog and let me know that will count for an extra point!
The give away will end December 9th.
Enter....enter...enter and HAVE FUN!!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Happy December 2nd!

I think I had a "Happy November 2nd!" Post as well. I am just not good at writing a blog post at the first of the month or something. Well, my December first went well it was a full day of phonics, and math, and taking down fall things and replacing them with winter/Christmas things.

We even have our little Christmas tree up in our classroom. I loved watching the kids eyes beam with pride when I put the lights on. "I didn't know our tree had lights!" One child announced another one asked me to turn off the lights so we could see if our Christmas tree "glowed" in the dark.

Children are so fun!! I just love teaching! It's such a fun job!

I have to tell you Jeremy was adorable tonight. Well he always is! But I have to say he was just a riot! I brought him upstairs with me tonight and I had my laptop on and it was on my bed so I scrolled down the music selection I have saved on my lappy.

And pressed my Life Goes On album by the Talley Trio. (My Jeremy loves the Talley's. He became an instant fan when we saw them a couple months ago.) :) So anyhow the first song started playing "Realms Of Glory."

He immediately sits up in my arms and smiles. And then Lauren started singing her part. And Jeremy started giving me his big smile and then I started asking him in my sing song voice "Do you love Lauren?" He started laughing I mean really belly laughing! It was adorable! As soon as the song ends he stops smiling and he looks very serious and then I'll put it back on and he starts smiling again! So CUTE!

And since we are on that subject I should also mention when he is crying just totally crying and nothing will calm him I will put on the Talleys and he will just relax in my arms and usually fall asleep!:)

Well, it's kind of boring around here this week Carole is visiting our Mimi. Whoever invented text was a smart person. I love being able to text her. While one of us is away!

Well, I need to go to bed! School is in the morning! I would like to mention a few posts ago I asked for you to pray for our family. I will ask you to continue praying! Thank you all you mean so much to me!!