Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Tea on Tuesdays...


So glad you braved the cold to join for me for tea today...ok, tonight. And I do mean COLD!! Only in Lubbock can you have 50 degrees at noon, 32 degrees by 3 PM, and 10 degrees as I blog! :) The wind is howling at a mean 25 mph making it feel -11. Yes, -11. Snow is predicted throughout the night and I'm hoping for a late start tomorrow! Because of these wintery conditions, I'm having hot chocolate. With marshmallows. And you decide that sounds delightful so I pour you a cup as well. See our mugs below? This is a picture of one of my favorite spots in my kitchen.

I'd tell you that I'm working on "sprucing" up my house and I've spent the past 2 evenings painting a wall in my living room. You'd tell me it looks wonderful (maybe a little dark but you still love it) and that the fumes are still fresh. You'd tell me I should've cracked a window but understand that it's just TOO cold! :) I'll show the rest of my blog buddies my newly painted wall tomorrow!

I'd tell you that my knee is feeling much better (finally) and that I'm looking forward to my first workout in 5 days. 5 days! I usually take off 3 or 4 days after a marathon but this has been awful! :( I will admit that I've enjoyed "sleeping in" but I miss my workout friends!! I'd tell you that my workout friends mean the world to me. They motivate me from near and far! I'd tell you that I'm so excited to meet up with Kelly and Tiffany at the Dallas 1/2. I'm incredibly proud of both of them...finding time to train with little ones is NOT easy! Can't wait to see you guys!! (Neiman~you come too!!)

I'd tell you that Tate's teacher e-mailed me to remind me that I'd signed up to organize the Valentine party. Seriously?? You'd laugh because you know I'm so unorganized when it comes to things like that! I have no idea what I was thinking! Oh my...

I'd tell you that my parenting has certainly been tested lately. A strong willed 7 year old ( I have NO idea where he gets it!) combined with a stubborn 4 year old ( pretty sure that came from Will) will make for an interesting household! You'd say that my boys are precious and that you can't imagine them being "bad" for one minute. I'd laugh and tell you that you are crazy! I'd tell you that my patience is tested day in and day out and in the very same instant that I think I'm going crazy, they will make me laugh hysterically and remind me that they really aren't so bad!

See?? ;)
I'd tell you that ( I have no idea why this is in blue...) I've enjoyed our chat and that I look forward to getting to know each other better and better each week. After you are finished here, pop in with Christi . She has super woman powers when it comes to...everything, I think!! :)

4 comments:

James & Kelly said...

I can't wait to see your wall...so us everything else too. Your house is always so perfect!!! come decorate mine...
Glad your knee is getting better and I'm glad you took a break. I miss you...toying with idea of coming down sometime during spring break...

Tiffany said...

I love love love to read your posts. I can see you standing at the BR counter saying some of this! The good ol' days! I just told Kelly that I'm only up to 4 miles...2 weeks of being sick will really take it out of you. I'm on pace to finish though, and right now, that's an accomplishment in and of itself! Thanks for posting...love reading!

Brooke said...

I can't wait to see your wall...did you get the color you wanted on the first try this time???!! :) Glad your knee is better!!! I hear the Funky Door calling our names...loudly!!

christi said...

I want to see more of your kitchen, friend!! We look at the weather every night for Dallas, Houston, Tulsa, Austin, Naples and Lubbock. Random cities, I know, but we have people in each city we love, so we like to know! I would love some cold. I do miss having four seasons, even if sometimes they are extreme! I want to see the newly painted wall! You should try the paint with no smell next time you have to paint and the windows can't be opened. But I'm too cheap to use that stuff ... I just buy the HD stuff!

What are you doing for the Valentine's Day party? If you need ideas ... let me know!

I'd say that no matter how precious your boys are, they are going to test you. Keep on keeping the amazing Mom you are! So glad your knee is feeling better. How was the working out this week?

And ... I don't have superwoman powers ... promise.

xoxo