Sunday, January 29, 2012

Welcome Maggie Louise!

September 1st
Daddy and I went to my doctors appointment to see how you were doing. The doctor said it was time for you to come out! We were so excited to meet you! We dropped Palmer and Brin off at Grandpa's house and went to the hospital. We got there at about ten and you were born at 7:00 the next morning. You weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and were 19.5 inches long. And adorable. You had a little squeaky cry at first! Everyone was so excited to meet you!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

I have about 8 million projects that are on my "wish I could make that" board. Now, it's not that I don't think I can make this stuff. I'm decently crafty. It's just a time issue at the moment. I'm learning to juggle taking care of a baby, the house, the dogs, and being back to my full time teaching job. I'm by no stretch of the imagination a neat freak, but there are some things that I've had to just come to terms with that won't get done as often as I'd like.

back to the pinterest... I've found little projects here and there that I use as 'me' time to take and do. It's mostly stuff that will end up saving money around the house. I think I'll start blogging about this stuff, mostly so I don't forget how I did it if it's great, and if it's a failure, I can either not do it anymore, or try it a different way next time.

Today, I made dish washer soap. Here's the link I found on pinterest:

If you don't want to go find it, here's the recipe:

2 cups borax
2 cups baking soda
4 packets lemon koolaid (sugar free)
white vinegar

You just mix all the dry stuff together and put 2Tbs of it in your dish washer. The vinegar is for the rinse aid. I have a load running now. I'll update as to how the dishes turned out...