Friday, August 29, 2008

What A Week!

Whew! What a crazy week, and school hasn't even started for us. We start on September 2nd. I swear I spent the whole week just running from here to there. My best friend Denise came into town this week. We had dinner with her and her hubby and really had so much fun. It made me miss her even more. Biz with Shimmerz has been really busy and I am so so very grateful. I love visiting with people about Shimmerz, even if it's just by e-mail. I love hearing about how someone tried Shimmerz and they OOOH and AAWW and tell me about what they've done with them. I absolutely love it!!!

This weekend my parents are coming into town for the long weekend and to celebrate Kaleb's 13th birthday (early). We're all going to go spend the day on Saturday at Bruneau Sand Dunes. It should be a lot of fun. If nothing else we'll just eat and throw sand at each other. I just still can't believe my sweet boy is turning 13. Now we'll have 2 teenagers and 1 preschooler in the house. UGH! Talk about complete opposites of the scale. :o)

Okay, gotta run (again today). Lunch with my girlfriend before she leaves and weekend prep. Tell my about all your Labor Day plans. I'd love to hear from you!

I'll post pictures of our fun.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

More Family Pictures --- So Cute!

Wow! I have had a love hate relationship with my computer all day. I spent much more time than I had planned trying to print new pictures for frames to hang. Dave and I painted our family room Saturday. Yes, I know I just painted it two months ago, but it just needed to be warmed up. And well, being in the paint biz, what better way to warm up a room than with a "new" color of paint. So now I need to hang the frames with fresh and shining faces of our kids. I got it done (Mom you'll be proud). But again, it took longer than I wanted it to.

So-o-o is everyone just dying to see the new Shimmerz colors? Tee-Hee-Hee, I know something you don't know. I am so excited to release them, and just can't wait to hear if they are loved as much as I love them. Just a little hint for anyone who has been in my "newly" painted house, two of the colors are based on the colors I used in my house.

I know the Shimmerz Design Team is going to produce some really awesome work. I'm telling you these ladies are super talented. Be sure to let me know what you think. I hope you all have fun with them.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Mom's New Toy Put to Good Use

I finally had an opportunity to use my new camera. LOVE IT! I was shocked at the detail it was able to capture. We went to Kathryn Albertson park on Sunday and took a ton of pictures. We needed some new, updated family pictures and just had a great time doing it. I was thrilled, I only had to growl "smile, like you mean it" a couple of times. :o) And every now and then tell Kaleb to smile like he saw a really cute girl. Yep, it worked. I love taking pictures of my kids. They're all so dang cute. Dave and I have been truly blessed. It's been a long day and I'm ready to crash. I'll add more pictures tomorrow. Wait til you see how it captured all of Gracie's curls. Oh my goodness!