Morton Girl

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Thrifty finds, DIY, and a soon to be Home Reno...


I love to find cheaper ways to do expensive things. Whether this be through Thrift-store-shopping or DIY decorating, I find a way to get it done. I NEVER shop in the regular priced area of a store. If I do happen to see something I love that is regular priced, I wait til it goes on sale. OR, i make it my own version of it. I love to paint and do crafts. However, being a mother of two and a night-shift nurse, I have very little time to do it. We are also in a rental home while we search for my forever home. So, I am LOVING the blog world right now as I find ideas for my new home. Be sure to follow me so I will know I'm not just blogging to myself. :-)

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Everybody loves a Scarecrow

Lanie Mae and her new best friend...

I was attempting to take a few pictures on our porch with a pretty fall background.......but, Lanie Mae has developed a special relationship with the scarecrow. She hugs her and tells her "I love you Cwarecrow" (this is how she pronounces it--so cute) So, when I wanted the scarecrow to be in the background, Lanie Mae protested, and insisted that she hold her hand, hug her, or put her arm around her. Here are a few of the pics.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Big girl

Here are a few of Lanie Mae's School pictures. I was very pleased that her school pictures were something other than sitting in a chair with your head cocked sideways...i was wondering how a 2 year old would do that anyway.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Daddy's girl

It's been a while, huh? I have been up to my usual over-commitment self. Neil went to Colorado for 8 days a couple of weeks ago. And, I must say, I felt a great deal of appreciation for him while he was gone. It's true, distance does make the heart grow fonder. He does so much to help me with Lanie Mae and his trip confirmed that. I was worn out by the time he got home. The happiness I felt when I see him was so great...but, even greater was watching the sweet reunion of Daddy and his baby girl. Lanie Mae was so happy to have her Daddy home. I have posted a few pictures from Neil's trip. Forgive the nature pics. I know they are boring, but, they are just so beautiful.

These two are my favorite! I was just going through his pictures, and I saw these. I knew he missed us, but, this made my heart melt. (to know that he was always thinking about us)

Lanie Mae's smile speaks for itself.

I will add a few more pictures on the next post. There are some really great ones. Also, I need to put Lanie Mae's school pictures on time.