Tuesday, March 24, 2009

My Favorite Job!

I have had a lot of jobs in my life. My first job (besides babysitting) was at a Farmer's Market. I've waited tables, flipped burgers, run a register for a dept. store, college bookstore, and a gas station (11pm - 7am shift), scrubbed toilets, managed the night shift at a sub shop, and directed traffic around road construction. I have learned a little about what I don't want to do when I grow up but I still don't know what it is I do want to do.
Tonight at Cub Scout Pack meeting Eli was asked "What job would say your Mom does?" and looking at me he answered "PTA?" Give that boy the GRAND PRIZE ~ He is right!
Last week I was busy with The McAlpine Mile fundraiser (we raised over $11,000), this Friday each class has their Spring Celebration (cookies and juice packs) I don't have to be there but I do have to remind the parents who volunteered to bring the stuff. Now I am heavily involved in planning for the Spring Book Fair. I LOVE my job! Next year my life should get a little easier with the change in position from Co-VP of Fundraising, Book Fair Chair, and Room Parent x 2 to PTA Co-President, but for now I am loving every busy minute of my job! Does this count as a job?

Eli and his first grade class after finishing the McAlpine Mile! (Yes, I made the sign too!)

Lions and Tigers and... Wolves?

Noah has worked very hard this last year to finish up his Cub Scout Wolf badge. We are so proud of the things he has learned and the enthusiasm he has for Scouts. He also was awarded one gold and two silver arrow points.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Happy Birthday Elijah!

Today my baby turned 7 years old. It sure has gone quickly.

Eli making a BIG wish!

Blowing out the candles.

This week was a big one for him. Not only did he gain a year, he lost his first tooth!

Friday, March 6, 2009

Nope, nothing

I really hate to look on my list of blogs and see that not one of them has been updated. It is annoying. Though not as annoying as checking your blogs to see that none were updated only to find out that your blog reader was messed up and just not showing you that they were updated. Hello.. why do they think you use the reader in the first place? (they being the blog people who are responsible for any and all blog reader thingy problems)

So let me just say that it hurts me almost as much as it hurts you to see that my blog hasn't been updated since the 18th of February last. (Why don't we still talk like that... it is pretty cool huh?)

I have tried to find something to blog about but can't think of anything. I thought of a few things but didn't think you would care. Oh ok, I will tell you...

1st - I ordered some shoes for Noah from Zappos.com. Noah has wide feet and I figured it would be easier to use Zappos.com with free shipping and return shipping than trying every store in town to see if they had wide widths in his size. It was a breeze except for the part where I forgot to click the "wide width" button and ordered medium widths by accident. oops! I waited an hour to make sure the info was in their computers and then called. WOW! customer service is back baby, I was helped immediately and then given the expedited ONE DAY shipping and VIP site (so I get one day shipping from now on!). My mistake was remedied in less that 4 minutes and the shoes (wide width) were here the next day. FABULOUS but blog worthy? I didn't think so.

2nd- My hubby is coming home for the second weekend in a row. Also Fabulous but didn't think it was blog worthy either.

3rd- ummmm... well there was the pest control guy I waited for all morning .... only he didn't arrive until I was half-way thru my shower. AWKWARD yes, blog worthy, no.

4th- ummmm... nope, nothing.