Thursday, May 26, 2011

Screen Time Chart

It's summer!!
How many of you have kids who you KNOW are going to be BEGGING you to play the Wii ALL day every day? But, being the good mom you are, you don't exactly want the munchkins to spend all day in front of the tv, right? What you REALLY want is for a little help around the house, the kids to get along, and happy children. 

I'm here to help!! My sister had this fun chart at her house while her kids were off track where the kids could earn screen time. So, I made my own!! And I made a blank one for you. If you want a fully customizable one, you can find them in my etsy shop. This one, however, is free!!

So, you print one each of the pages, cut out the 15 min cards (if you prefer a pdf, download it here). Then, fill out your kids' names at the top and reward accordingly!!
Again, if you'd like to go to my etsy store, you can customize the amount of kids, which chores you'd like on the list, and your background!
Here's a sneak peek!

Monday, May 23, 2011

Cub Scout Blogs?

Does anybody know of any cute Cub Scout Blogs? I am the new Wolf leader in our area and have not a single clue what I'm doing.....

Thursday, May 19, 2011

An explanation...

I'm so sorry for the drastic drop in posts lately. You see, I have not been feeling well. Every time I eat, my tummy gets angry at me. And also, I've been crazy tired. So yesterday I went to the doctor, and he told me that my tummy ache should go away sometime in the middle of July and that I can be comfortable again at the beginning of next year- when I have my baby!!!!!

I'm due January 1st (but I have to be induced early). Crazy, huh? So, please don't expect TOO much posting between now and July, but stick with me!! When I nest, I nest like CRAZY and take on millions of projects. We just have to get through the yucky part first.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Whoo Are You- wedding edition

Yup, it's time for:

Remember, go to Night Owl Crafting, copy and paste the questions in your blog. Answer them there, then link your post back up and visit everyone else on the list.

1. What type of diamond cut do you like?
I'm a marquis kind of girl! I love that for the size you paid for, it looks bigger. This is my wedding ring:


I just wish I could wear it like that, but my fingers have gotten fatter after 3 kids and now I can barely wear the engagement part (the middle) by itself.

2. If you are married when is your anniversary. if not what month 
would you like to be married in? 
We were married in July. It was lots of fun. I thought it would be awesome to have sparklers instead of bubbles, but my dad nixed that REALLY quickly.
Ok, so this is a REALLY old page- back before I really knew what I was doing digiscrap wise....

3. What were or would you like your wedding colors to be?
They WERE pink and sage. NOT my first choice. I wanted orange and hot pink, but my mom said, "you can't do orange! Orange was one of my wedding colors. Nobody does orange anymore." Needless to say, we're planning a 10 year anniversary party with MY colors: Orange, hot pink, yellow, and lime green BOOYAH!
(if you like these colors and like to digiscrap, go down a few posts- there's a blog train FULL of kits all using these colors! Some of the links will be expired, but mine isn't!!!)
4. How many bridesmaids did or would you have at your wedding?
Technically, I just had my maid of honor, but really, I invited all my sisters to wear my colors and had lots of friends helping out.
This is my best friend from California- Amy- who flew out to be at my wedding (then I missed hers since I was crazy pregnant and my dr didn't want me traveling). She was an unofficial bridesmaid. Then me, then Mickie, my bestest friend in the whole wide world. We had decided at the the age of 4 to be each other's maid of honor, so, naturally, she was mine!! You should see the skirt she was wearing. I want that skirt. It's a gorgeous sage color and Oh so pretty!!!!. On the far right is my friend Kristy who was amazing enough to sit at the guestbook for me.  (if you're wondering about the maid of honor wearing the tiara- my theme was Daisies and Diamonds)
5. How long have you been married?
I have been the luckiest girl in the world for ALMOST 8 years now. Seriously, I didn't know that you could love a person so much more this much later than when you started dating. My husband is AMAZING and the longer we stay together and the more people I talk to, the more I appreciate all he does for me and for our family. Plus, he makes ADORABLE children!!!


Saturday, May 14, 2011


So, I do have a reason that I haven't blogged in a while. I'll tell you all about it in a week or so. Until then, just keep following and you'll know as soon as it's posted. Until then, go visit these links.

The first is a game I found via epbot. It's addicting. GREAT GATSBY FOR NES

Then there are my 4 favorite videos on YouTube. Kid History. If you've heard of them, you're already laughing. If you haven't, you will (Mommies should probably potty before watching). The first and fourth are my very favorites.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

My Mom Rocks

Happy Mother's Day!!! I want to tell you about my mom. She is the most charitable woman I've ever met! Also, she's an AMAZING cook!! I love that she and I get along so well. I hope I can be even half the mother she has been!!!

Pretty much...... MY MOM ROCKS!!!!!!!

 My dear friend, Andi, over at HOT PINK PANSY has one, too)!!!!!
This kit is no longer available on my blog. If you'd like it, please e-mail me imafishtank at gmail dot com

Friday, May 6, 2011

Too cute to not share

Ok, so I have to tell you- I don't scrap NEARLY as often as I should. I get stuck on WHAT to scrap (which is why I LOVE Stuff to Scrap and the Studio- they both offer challenges and incentives). So I decided that since it's iNSD I'd better do SOMEthing this weekend. I was browsing the forums at the Studio and found THIS challenge. I decided to go in order of things listed and pick pictures last. I can NOT be happier at how well the paper and pictures match!! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!
In the pictures, my daughter is the blondie with the cheesy poses and the other DARLING little girl is my cute niece, Lydia.  The pics were taken when I got most of my nieces together to do a fun girls night/day.

Credits are as follows:
Papers, flowers, ric rac by Christy Dawn (Scrappin Serenity) They Say It's Your Birthday

bling scatter-Trish F- Lalani Kahle

doodles- Scrappin Sisters- Flowered Chic