Friday, November 28, 2008

Black Friday

Thanksgiving was fun and crazy.My Turkey took way longer then I expected so no nap for me.I headed out with my friend felicia at 10:30 Pm to the outlets that opened at midnight.It was cold,crazy and so much fun.The lines were huge,the sales were amazing and we were there til 4am. The longest line I saw was victoria secret it was about a mile long so I opted not to wait.I broke down and went to gymboree despite the fact John banned me from going til we have a referral.Gymboree had 25 % off your total purchase even clearance it was crazy!!!Then we headed to Kohls which opened at 4.Not so good deals but I got a few things.Then it was onto Taget which opened at 6am. Target was very organized this year and it made shopping very easy for those doorbusters I needed. Then we headed to the mall and believe it or not the mall wasnt so bad. I think Felicia could have kept going but I was getting delirious so at 11am we decided to call it quits. So now I am sooooo exhausted but so happy the bulk of my shopping is done. I took a 2 hour nap and I am trying to pull it together to meet some friends for drinks at chilis.

Sunday, November 16, 2008


Okay not sure how this tagging thing works.I see people get tagged all the time so I guess I get to join the club. I feel so special. Thankyou Theresa So if your interested heres 6 quirks about me:

1- I am addicted to Rubbermaid containers and labels LOL. With four kids you gotta try and be organized right?? My kids think I am crazy, but if everything has its own place then you shouldn't lose anything right? A label maker for Xmas would be perfect, hint hint to my family

2-Christmas is my favorite Holiday- My family thinks I am insane I have 7 full size xmas trees,each having its own theme.I decorate them all myself with the exception of my family tree. We have the family tree which goes in the family room, NY giants tree in the upstairs hallway, gingerbread tree in my kitchen, silver tree in dining room, gold tree in the formal living room, rustic country one in my room and a shopping theme tree in Caitlyns room.Yes I am insane

3-I buy myself a bouquet of flowers every week.I love fresh flowers and it makes me feel good.So every week while food shopping I buy flowers

4-I am addicted to gymboree but I think everyone knows that already. I have no clue how big Kennedy will be but she has a full closet of gymboree clothes.

5-I am a slob when it comes to my car.LOL my house I am fanatical about keeping clean but my car is embarrassing.We are always on the go so the car just gets a beating

6-I must start my day with starbucks!!! At $5 a coffee I work just to pay for my coffee. I will drive 15 minutes out of my way to get it.

Okay so thats it I guess I have to tag 2 people now hmmm who shall it be?????
I am going to tag Holly
and jen

have fun ladies
Here are your rules. 6 quirks, no tag back, link to the person who tagged you, and leave them a comment to let them know you've tagged them.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Choosing agencies

Well we all know we switched agencies a few weeks ago.
However when we began this journey I did sooo much research that brought us to Childrens home society. I still believe they are a great agency they love and care for these children,they take the time to make a wonderful lifebook,they are very well established. What they lack on is communication.They are really good at beating around the bush and not answering your questions.I believe they mean well but its very frustrating for their families.I will admit it I switched to BFAS because their wait is much shorter but as I have been with them a few weeks now their best asset is communication. I didn't even know an agency could be this open about everything. They have a yahoo group that BFAS responds on all the time(even weekends).They also let us in on inside info like this week they posted they have referrals in hand but the computers are down in ET so they are waiting to get pics and medicals.They are so open and honest anytime I call and answer every question I have. So forget the short wait,the communication alone was worth it. I was keeping BFAS to myself for selfish reasons but as one of the BFAS staff put it we want these children to find homes.So feel free to email me if you are still considering an agency

Friday, November 7, 2008

Doing the happy dance!!!

Okay so apparently we are not number 4 we are #2.Holy smokes!!! Hey Holly that means you are #1. Yes I am doing the happy dance!!!!!!!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Movin on up!!!

Oh yeah our agency had another infant girl referral today making us #4!!!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008


We moved to # 5 today woohoo

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Sad day for Carson

Most of you know how much Carson loves the game of football however I don't think anyone realized how much he loved his actual football. His football he has slept with him for as long as I can remember.His football has gone to school with him everyday.His football has traveled by plane to Florida,by car to North Carolina and visited many Long Island beaches. I envisioned saving this ball til he went pro(hey ya never know). Well somehow his football came to practice tonight but when practice was over his football was no where to be found. You can not imagine how sad I am and how sad I am for him. I am hoping that somehow it accidentally made it into someone elses bag and at tomorrows game Carson will be reunited with it. Pray we find it I'm not sure a replacement will do!