Thank you so much for taking the time to visit our family blog. This may be your first visit here, or you may be a friend from across the globe, or family that we have just seen. Who ever you may be, thanks for taking the time to read about our little family, and all we are learning on this adventure the Lord has called us to live! Here you will find, the random thoughts, funny stories, prayer requests, and the journey our family and Jack is on with his battle with Leukemia.

Long over due...

I think I owe an apology to all of you "faithful" readers of my blog.. there has not been a whole lot to read these days. I just have had a busy past few weeks, and have not been very faithful!

This past week, Jack had his first ear infection, and it was a big one. In both ears, it caused him to get a temperature of 103.2 at one point, and my normally happy boy was very sad. He also had a cold on top of that... he was a mess! How do they learn to pout like this.....?

Now that he is feeling better, I have a little more time to tell of what we have been up to...

So we painted the kitchen! My Abba (dad) installed some wood shutters in the bay window in the kitchen and my mom bought me a lovely aqua tea kettle for mothers day, and some other wonderful kitchen things in the same color... which inspired me to finally paint the kitchen. This was something I have been wanting to do for some time, but lacked motivation... it isn't quite as dark yellow as the pictures portray. The shutters make such a difference in the room, and the fresh paint just makes it so much nicer than before!

It is very happy and cheerful in the kitchen now! I love it!

This past weekend, I was able to get together with friends from high school to celebrate our 10 year reunion. Sadly, we were not able to get in touch with everyone... but a good showing came and we had a fun catching up. Crazy that our my kids were playing with the children on my childhood friends... It was hard to believe 10 years have passed! Here are a few pictures. I wasn't able to take too many with the boys....

This past weekend we took the boys on an "adventure"... that is what Tyler calls a hike in the woods... so fun to see him do such totally boy things... like throw rocks, jump in puddles, poke tadpoles, and get all muddy. We had a picnic and just enjoyed the day together. So fun! I know we will be doing this again.

And in addition to life in general, I am trying to learn how to use Photoshop and take better pictures in general... so here are a few of the ones I have been working on!

And, we are waiting on the arrival of my sister's first baby. Her due date is THIS Thursday... so we are getting close! Hopefully not too much longer now!

And that is the latest here. Hopefully I will get another post up of life updates this week!


Becca said...

oh your adventure with your boys looks like so much fun! I can't wait for those days. too cute Tali!

and your kitchen looks lovely!

britt said...

Tali! first, Hi. :)
second, I love your pictures of Jack on the adventure. and tyler's hair is lookin a little shaggy there...
and I LOVE the bridge picture you've been working on! It's so beautiful!
one suggestion: experiment with brightening your pictures up. Like with the baby one with the hands.
you're doing so great!
can't wait to see you guys soon!

Mike & Sarah said...

Oo, I was hoping today would be the day Tali would update her blog! =) I miss you friend and would love to hang out sometime. -Sarah T

Anonymous said...

Thanks for updating the blog!Love all the pictures. Your boys are just so precious!! Email me and let me know how Sunday went!
Love you!