Monthly Archives: May 2008

Baby McLeod has arrived!


My sweet friend, Chrissy, gave birth to her first child on Monday, Memorial Day. I am so thrilled for her. I actually cried tears of joy when I walked into her hospital room and saw her holding her precious daughter. Chrissy is not only a close friend but she was also Andrew’s K3 teacher this past year. She’s a woman of many talents….she was also Mitch’s part-time assistant in that she worked for him a few hours of each week. Now, she’s a full time MOM and I am excited to see God mold her into her new role.

Oh…yeah…I didn’t forget about you Chad. Ummm… looked cute holding your daughter, too. Especially in your Red Sox cap, Gator’s t-shirt, and Gator Crocs. Nothing like welcoming your child into the world the way that it’s really gonna be around your house.

Must post a picture:

Vacation means "Blogger in Draft"


We are leaving today to go on vacation to….no, not the beach….no, not the amusement park…, not there either. We are going to St. Louis! How fun!

We have many many friends that live in this mid-western state and we’re excited about getting this opportunity to see them and stay for an entire week! Also, we have become fun friends with a couple in our church who are from there. We’ve just had the best time getting to know their parents so we were elated when they invited us to stay with them at any time! I mean, who can pass up an offer to stay with wonderful friends who have so lovingly planned meals and cleaned their toilets so you’ll feel right at home (…a clean potty? yeah, right…that never happens at my house with my two little boys)?

So, while away on vacation (I’ll be able to check my email while in St. L but I will be too pooped to blog mulitple times as I normally do), I plan on taking full advantage of Blogger in draft (what I’ll begin referring to as BID). BID works the same as posting through the normal venue of Blogger but it’s different in that it allows you to chose a future date for the post to actually appear on your blog. I’ve been up all night typing many posts and setting their appearance date on my blog. So, it will seem as if I’m sitting down every day this week and writing new information (not that you’re waiting eagerly to read anything I write – unless it’s a freebie, yeah?) when I’ve acutally already written the next five posts and set their appearance date and time for the next five days.

Cool, huh? You should try it!

Happy Birthday, Mom!



I love you and pray that your day is absolutely wonderful!

Wish I could hug your neck.
Wish I could sit beside your desk at work and chat.
Wish my kids could see you and eat some birthday cake.
Know that you are loved!

I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness,
and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.

~ Psalm 7:17 ~

Free Yoplait yogurt for kids


Any of you out there got some kids? I do! I don’t usually purchase yogurt for no other reason besides it never crosses my mind. I didn’t eat the stuff when I was a kid so it doesn’t tend to make it onto my grocery list. However, when I got this coupon in the mail for a free pack of Kids Yoplait yogurt, I was hooked. It’s yummy…and my kids love it! This is a picture of the actual product that this coupon covers.

Click here and then click on the FREE COUPON button on the right side of the screen. Enter your info and your coupon will be in the mail in a few weeks!

I love freebies….they make me happy. My mailbox loves freebies, too!

Thanks to Marcy at Stretching a Buck for the info on this offer.

@ the lake w/ JMP & Shea

The guy with three first names, John Mark Patrick, and his wonderful wife, Shea, invited us out to their lakehouse for steaks and potatoes. Shea’s brother, Matt, took our boys out on the water for some fun. It was getting dark so they only took two spins on the ripples but they had a blast. Forgive the dark photos….I’m still learning the new settings on my camera and the sun was almost gone for the day.