Monday, August 23, 2010

She is off to College!

It is official! Our daughter left on Friday for college. It was move in day, we spent 17 hours carrying boxes, unpacking, organizing, shopping, and decorating her dorm room. It was so much fun to watch her get all excited about all the stuff. I know she is going to be so happy there. We did go back on Sunday to take another load of things she forgot, but that was to be expected! I also decided I would make some cute little signs for her and her suite mates. So here are the pictures of them. The first 2 photos are of the same sign. I made it for their bathroom door so that if someone is in there you won't have to knock to find out, just look at the sign! They now want a Welcome sign for their front door. It is never ending!

So it is going to be a little strange at my house with only one child home, but I know that in a few weeks we will be use to it. My hubby is missing her just a bit, I thought I would be the one that missed her. Don't get me wrong, I do miss her but more than anything I am so excited for is a new adventure, one that I didn't get to continue so I am sure that is why I am more excited. It is funny to watch my hubby, he is kind of like a lost puppy dog and he is spending more time with me. Miranda was always his movie buddy, now Devon will have to become that!

Today I am meeting a friend to scrapbook! I am so happy, I need to take more days to do this because it is such a relaxing hobby for me! Unfortunately I don't have time every day to do it, plus since I don't have a designated craft room it makes it hard to get all of it out and then at the end of the day clean it all up. Maybe now that Miranda is gone I might think about making her room into a craft space!!! No can't do that, she will come home for visits!!! We just gotta move to a bigger house!! That won't be happening anytime soon!

Hopefully now that school is in for my son and my daughter is off to college things will settle down in my life. I already feel like the craziness is coming to an end. Hoping for good days ahead! I certainly need them!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Can't believe it has been a month!

Wow time sure does fly! I can't believe I have not been blogging for an entire month. It was not for lack of wanting to but as always life gets in the way. Since being sick and trying to recuperate I just didn't have the time to sit down and type all about my recovery and getting back to my normal routine. Of course that is exactly what happened. Just been working and getting the kids ready for school. You know having a college student to get ready to move is like moving yourself, so much stuff to go through, pack up, more stuff to buy. It is insane! Miranda will officially move in on Friday. I am so excited for her and she can't be more thrilled. I know that we will miss her, but more than anything this is such an exciting time in her life, a new chapter. The one thing that still shocks me is how fast the time has gone by, just yesterday she was a baby and now she is an adult! I am not that old!!!
Even though I have not been blogging I have managed to be creative, actually I took a trip to the mountains while I was on bed rest, I figured I could do bed rest there just as well. So while there I got to scrapbook just a few pages. I am making progress on a book for Miranda, it is memories of her high school years. I have 2 years almost completed and 2 more to go...this is going to end up being a 4 book album, because there are just too many pages in the books to do just 1. So far I am up to 32 pages and still have about 6 more to go for the first 2 years. I put the pages in a book this morning and it was busting at the seams, guess I need to pick up a few more books...wish I would have done that earlier in the year because what I used was on clearance and I can't get the same albums anymore...maybe I will just use some I have laying around even if they don't match. Something to think about for another day!

I will leave you with a few of the pages that I have done over the last month. Also I promise that I will be a better blogger this month!

I have more to share but I will save those for another day!