Wednesday, May 27, 2015


I am swiping this idea from the lovely Astleigh:

four nicknames  
Aunt Viv
Tricky Vicky (even though I hate being called Vicky,my elementary school teacher had nicknames for all of us and I didn't mind this one).

four jobs i have had
camp counselor (for 2,3 and 4 year olds! I loved it!)
babysitter (it is a real profession, and it helped me pay for everything growing up and for college!)
Pre K teacher
Teacher's Assistant in K,First and Second grade

four movies i have watched more than once
Sweet Home Alabama
Bourne Movies
Home Alone
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

four things in my purse
an Ariel the Mermaid sticker that Lovebug #2 gave to me years ago (she knew Ariel was my favorite growing up)
Trident gum
notebook and pen
extra batteries for my camera :)

our five books i would recommend
anything by Karen White
Too Good To BeTrue Kristan Higgins
The Forgotten Garden Kate Morton
Heaven is Here Stephanie Nielson

four cars i have driven
geo prizm
our old,big, red,passenger ford van
an older ford focus model
and my current car:2010 ford focus

four places i have visited

four places to visit
Montana and Wyoming

four of my favorite foods
cheese sticks
coffee (it is a food in my book)

four favorite drinks
water with lemon
iced tea and lemonade
red wine

four tv shows i watch
Live with Kelly and Michael
Hawaii Five-0

four places to shop
Von Maur
The Loft


four things I am looking forward to in 2015
traveling more!
(hopefully,finally) having my own classroom
new adventures
watching Lovebug #6 grow!


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Happy things

Tons of family time

Watching the Blackhawks play

Reading a good book


Thinking about my Boston trip next month!!

Listening to music--Need to Breathe, Mumford& Sons, Nashville Soundtracks

Dinner with a Bestie

Group texts messages with friends and family

Taking pictures of Lovebug #6

Happy Fake Monday!!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

So true

Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again - my Savior and my God!

- Psalm 42:11

Monday, May 18, 2015

weekend happenings

This weekend I watched Lovebug #4 play T-ball

I soaked up the sunshine and glorious weather.
I finished reading, The Seven Sisters 
I watched the season finale of Elementary
I cooked dinner and did my usual weekend cleaning.
I went to church and continued with the job applications
I watched the Blackhawks (lose...but it is okay!).
I wished there was one more day to the weekend :)

Happy Monday!

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Capture it: Saturday fun

A day outside enjoying the glorious weather and being a good Aunt.