Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Getting behind...

I think that one problem with a blog is that once you get behind in posting, you just don't know where to start. So much happens around here in one week, let alone two...

Abby's language skills are developing in leaps and bounds. She says something new everyday it seems and is starting to form more simple sentences. I just wish I could take the word 'no' out of her vocab. haha My little angel is starting to develop quite a personality. (That's a nice way to say attitude!)

Last week my nephew, Tate, had his 8th birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese's. I think I could live the rest of my life without going back to that place. So many people, crazy kids whose parents aren't watching them, overpriced not-so-great pizza...sheesh! A fun party, but Abby was not thrilled with the loud, crowded atmosphere. Poor only child, she's used to our fairly peaceful house. I guess I need to get her out more often.

My 5 yr old nephew, Garrett, broke his arm (again!) last week. He broke it a few years ago over July 4th and had a cast for a couple of months. He got his cast today, after a possible surgery scare, and should (hopefully) only have to wear this one for three weeks. Poor guy, he's kinda clumsy and gets himself in the worst predicaments. But he's holding up fairly well. For those who don't know, waterproof casts are available and I can't believe they would even offer the old kind! Garrett had a waterproof cast last time and it was a lifesaver!!

What else...?? My best friend Christine got ENGAGED last week. Very excited about that. If anybody has any wedding tips (things you did that worked or things you'd change) let me know and I will forward the info on to the future Mrs. Schilling. haha, are you reading this, C?

I don't think I've posted about the latest offer on our house. After the last one fell through, I'm wary to tell our stories too soon. Wade and Mandy, a cute couple that's getting married this fall, made an offer on our house. We countered and they countered again and we came up with a pretty good deal. Turns out, Wade's grandfather built this house in the 1960s for his (Wade's) great-grandmother. So the house has some sentimental value to it. When Wade's parents came, his mom would say "Oh, I remember this" and "Oh, this has been added"....fun stuff. It looks like everything is going fairly smoothly so far. Just say a little prayer for us so that the appraisal and inspections go well and we should be good to go!!

That should catch me up so I can get back on track with my blogging.....

4 comments:

Christine Allison said...

Wow...future Mrs. Schilling. Not use to that one :) I would appreciate any tips you get from people, although you are already helping out a TON! Miss ya and can't wait to see you (maybe in August for Abby's birthday!?!)

TroxelTribe said...

I've been wondering where you were :) Good news about the offer on your house - very exciting and I'll keep my fingers crossed for you. I totally agree with you about Chuck E. Cheese - ugh! :)

emphoto2003 said...

Tell your friend to check out www.duodesto.com for some great wedding music!!

Sending a prayer your way for the house offer. Will you be leaving us or sticking around?

Camille; Ponytail Challenge said...

Selling a home is such a stressful thing! Good luck! Also, you NEED to check out the Ponytail Challenge post today......