Friday, September 26, 2014


100 more things that make me smile
126. my very first lime from my mothers day gift
127. finished reading 'the fortune hunter'
perfect book till downton abby starts again
128. cowgirl belt shopping
129. chicken wing take out dinner from pluckers
130. watching this weeks episode of modern family tonite

Thursday, September 25, 2014


100 more thing that make me smile
121. project life is current thru last week
122. 'the normal heart' dvd on hold for me at the library
123. playing vertical chess with justin
124. football practice that gets out on time
125. early morning laughs with 'squirrel man' on the radio
as we make our way to school

Wednesday, September 24, 2014


100 more things that make me smile
116. early release school days
117. love always being the 'kool-aid' house in the neighborhood
(probably because we stock gaterade and water in the garage fridge!)
118. boys who remind me to dvr tonites season premier of modern family
119. parking permit sticker for stony point
120. phone call from new boss at work

Tuesday, September 23, 2014


100 more things that make me smile
111. twin tuesday at stony point high school today
112. grocery shopping on a tuesday
113. finding grapes in the bottom of the grocery bag,
next to the comet cleaner,
under the orange juice - really?
114. having moms 'not so famous tacos' for dinner
115. modern family reruns on tbs on tuesday nights

Monday, September 22, 2014


100 more things that make me smile
106. 5am words with friends games
107. 'the other women' movie - total chic flick 
108. google maps finding a shortcut to tonights game
109. winning game #2 tonight
110. splitting a turkey sub with colin at 10pm

Sunday, September 21, 2014


100 more things that make me smile
101. "facies" as dad calls them from basement projects
102. nathans google maps help for steve
103. hearing christmas songs fill the house via colins band homework
104. a saved seat for me at church today
105. mighty fine burgers for dinner

Saturday, September 20, 2014


100 things that make me smile
96. this guy came into the house one morning when colin was leaving
97. getting out of work six hours early today
98. "i'll walk up and get you mom" said nate
99. papa murphy pizza on a SATURDAY
100. making lists that remind me of the everyday memories !!

Friday, September 19, 2014


100 things that make me smile
91. happy hour on a friday afternoon
92. justin picking up colin after the band pizza party tonight
93. watching 'draft day' with the guys
94. amazon orders just over 35.00
95. adding 3 more books to my read list for 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014


100 things that make me smile
86. the key card app that makes my key chain lighter - love it
87. the project life app has finally arrived
88. this post by kristen armstrong
89. playing words with friends with my best friend everyday
90. checking off boxes on my to-do list

Wednesday, September 17, 2014


100 things that make me smile
81. catching up on project life from may & june
82. doctors appointments that are 1 hour behind schedule
83. ordering family photos online from the canoe club
84. the happiness project blog
85. hands free blog inspiration

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


100 things that make me smile
76. dropping justin off at school with 2 backpacks in tow
77. picking up 'men who made america' dvd at the library
78. free weekly 'us' magazine still appearing in my mailbox
79. batman luke saving gothem city this halloween
80. buckets of rain finally falling from the afternoon clouds

Monday, September 15, 2014


100 things that make me smile
71. first game of the season -
monday night football with evening sun and 90 degrees
72. sitting behind fans who use umbrellas in the bleachers
73. our wide receiver turning into the second half center !!
74. tums in the bottom of my purse
75. a quick update from number 27 after the game

Sunday, September 14, 2014


100 things that make me smile
66. homemade peanut butter cookies
67. justins lawn care service
68. having the employees know steves name 
when we walk into papa murphys
69. 7th graders band tears
70. "its your turn." calls thru the house

Saturday, September 13, 2014


100 things that make me smile
61. registration for SAT is online with photo required
{what happened to just showing up with a no. 2 pencil?!}
62. rain - finally
63. going to the movies to see 'when the game
stands tall' with my dudes today
64. facetiming birthday girls last night
65. mighty fine burgers for dinner

Friday, September 12, 2014


100 things that make me smile
56. a new iphone case
57. with girly hearts all over
58. for the 5c phone
59. with a bright orange price sticker on it
60. on clearance for 4.98 at target {smile}

Thursday, September 11, 2014


100 things to smile about today
51. hand picked birthday card from the boys
52. opi strawberry margarita nail polish
53. cascade dishwasher packets
54. quick dentist appointments
55. our freedom and those who fight for it everyday

Wednesday, September 10, 2014


100 things to smile about
46. nfl football picks tallied today for week one - nates in the lead
47. a free U2 album for all on itunes today
48. ali edwards 'week in the life' class
49. dragonflies everywhere right now
50. 'bear crawl' frowns after football practice

Tuesday, September 9, 2014


100 things to smile about
41. morning moons on ride to school at 7am
42. remembering to cancel netflix till house of cards season three starts
43. no lines at the post office
44. listening to 'the pursuit' cd from church
45. having my driver pick me up after the late pta meeting tonight

Monday, September 8, 2014


100 things to smile about
36. seeing nathan outside doing his homework yesterday
37. orthodontist appoints that run on time
38. pharmacists that give you three pills to hold you over
39. finishing 'one plus one' beach read book today
40. monday night football & meatloaf

Sunday, September 7, 2014


100 things to smile about
30. overtime bills games on the ipad - bills won
31. cheeseburgers on the grill
32. amazon sunday delivery at the front door
33. sailboat pandora charms
34. alex and ani bracelets
35. mikes '8 coolers' in the basement story

Saturday, September 6, 2014


100 things to smile about
26. getting out of work on time!
27. chilled bottle of wine in the refridge
28. candles x 48 tonight on a tripe chocolate cake
29. draft day dvd
30. a husband who heard me moan when i was 4th on the waiting 
list at the library for the book 'america'

Friday, September 5, 2014


100 things to smile about
21. having 27 words with friends games to play today
22. renewing my nursing license online
23. getting all of july & august photos into project life binder
24. leftovers for dinner - no cooking involved
25. favorite joan rivers quote: 
" i hate housework! you make the bed, you do the dishes -
and six months later you start all over again."

Thursday, September 4, 2014


100 things to smile about
16. iphone videos that remind me of summer vacation
17. bounty 'pick-a-size' paper towels
18. annual influenza shots at work
19. NFL season is finally here
20. surviving my very first 'crown' at the dentist

Wednesday, September 3, 2014


100 things to smile about:
11. a stack of "14 day loan" books on my nightstand
12. ten minute hair coloring kits for those few grey roots
13. an ironing board pad that must be from the 90's
14. printing our NFL folders for this season
15. my dyson - i don't share this

Tuesday, September 2, 2014


100 things to smile about:

6. weekly brownie mix cook off continues around here -
we'll keep you posted on the winning mix
7. early morning band practices at 7am
8. getting back to routines.
9. parent football meetings that feel like old home days.
10. chicken caesar wraps for dinner

Monday, September 1, 2014


100 things to smile about:
1. labor day holiday for all
2. del taco lunch with jalapenos
3. cheeseburgers on the grill with a new sweet 
potato fries recipe (inedible - threw that recipe away)
4. free nursing continuing education credits online
5. hanging chess board games are 
still a huge hit around here!

Sunday, August 31, 2014


almost 2 years filled with daily games
and we finally "tied"....
bloggable moment.
everyday memory.


sunday fun for all.
top golf is our new favorite hangout.
great drinks. great food. great laughs at my golf swing!

Thursday, August 28, 2014


100 degrees.
and football practice is over for today.
love watching the 7th graders head off the fields!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


and the front hall backback love is back.
after a summer of just flip-flops,
here comes the pounds of papers, homework & textbooks!
love our "drop zone"