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Friday, November 12, 2010

Stuck

It's amazing how much you take your vehicle for granted isn't it? I am feeling a bit stranded today. My wonderful Sienna is in the shop today getting a myriad of problems taken care of and I am without a car for the day. Anyone who believes that a Stay at Home mom really stays at home is greatly mistaken. My car was really in need of this servicing, but it was difficult to find a day when I wasn't committed to one thing or another. DH is going to leave work early so that we can get L to gymnastics and K to church so she can leave for an over night camp.
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Speaking of this camp, K is so excited she could barely sleep last night. She went last year and had an amazing time. It is a great chance to learn about God's love and plan for her, meet new friends and go to a wonderful concert. I am sure she is going to have a fantastic time. While she is gone she will miss her little sister's second meet of the season. And since K is coming back at the exact time L's meet starts 2 hours from here, I will be missing it as well. It just kills me to not be able to go. I love to watch her compete, although I find it hard to breath when she is on the balance beam.
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While we are on the subject of sports, K had her second practice for indoor soccer last night. I have to say, I am seeing a definite shift in her. She has played soccer for years but has never really taken the game outside of practice. She definitely enjoys it and always has a lot of fun but there has been a change. She now brings her soccer ball in the house and kicks it around constantly. She talks non-stop about the girls she is practicing with. She has not brought up playing travel yet but I have a feeling the request is coming. The majority of these girls play together on the travel team and I think K is going to have a hard time going back to playing rec in the Spring, especially since the majority of her team is male. We will see, it will be a tough choice. I am not sure she is ready to give up swimming but I don't think we can pull off both.
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This last month we did a Echo Park spotlight over at Emma's. I really love their bright colors and fun patterns. Here are two cards I created using their Life is Good line.
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Have a fabulous weekend and thanks so much for stopping by!

5 comments:

Lydia said...

Cute Cards, love the touch of lace, and I too feel stuck when I don't have my car, it is my life line!! Hope everything gets all fixed up soon.

Charlene said...

Sometimes it's just good to hang at home lol! Enjoy, create, or just watch a good movie :-)

Awesome cards sweetie! Have a wonderful weekend! :-)

Audrey Pettit said...

Sounds like you guys are busy, busy, as usual. Sorry about being stuck without your car. I know what you mean, though......we so depend on being able to get around. I feel the same way whenever my computer goes out. Completely stuck!
Love your cards. That paper is so pretty, and you've really showcased it. Love the flowers and the butterfly.

Terri Davenport said...

What beautiful cards! Hope you get your vehicle back soon and that you have a wonderful weekend as well!

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