Wednesday, August 24, 2016

#horseshowsissy went to Texas

Shelby, aka #horseshowsissy, competed in Sulphur Springs Saturday and did so well. It was a very rainy day and rained most of the day but that made for a cool and pleasant temp.  Good thing she competes in covered arenas :)
She had a great surprise also. My brother and sister in law, Uncle Bear and Aunt Jessilu, came and surprised her and watched her compete most of the day. They have never seen her ride and have never met Hershey. Needless to say, they were impressed. :) She ended up coming home w/ 6-1st place ribbons, 2-2nd place ribbons and 1-6th place ribbon!!


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

New Job

So I started a new job Monday as the Social Media Coordinator for SAU. I've worked part-time as a graphic designer for SAU for about 6 years so this was a huge decision and promotion. I have my own office, which I've never had.  I'm still in the same department and same office staff so there's not that awkward transition period to get to know everyone.
A few of my office pics..
this has been fun to decorate!
my parents sent me these BEAUTIFUL flowers

my pretty little owl w/ my little air plant :) I've moved it since then...

"Thinking nook"  LOVE IT...

my seashells and air plant have a home

 I need a BIG piece of artwork on the's MUCH bigger than this pic.


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

2nd Grader

We cannot believe we have a 2nd grader! Shelby was so nervous and anxious about meeting her teacher and her 1st day of school. Her teacher is an amazing lady and a preacher's wife! Her room is a Space theme and she loves it! Shelby was sad her friends aren't in her class but she's quickly making more and said she will meet up w/ the rest of her friends at recess, if they ever get one because of all this rain.
She wanted the same backpack and lunchbox so I ordered the same one, since hers was ratty and the buckles were broken, and had her name monogrammed by Story's on the Square.

 A lazy playtime Saturday before school started Monday...

with all this rain, this has been goin on since Sunday...

I also started a new job Monday too! More about that later...

Thursday, August 11, 2016

School's beginning

The summer is coming to an end and school is beginning for Shelby on Monday and for SAU students on the 24th. This town will be filled w/ school buses, morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up lines, college kids, football games and excitement! I LOVED school from the very beginning and still get giddy over school supplies! Shelby shares that same giddy spirit when school is about to start as well as the anxious uncertainty of who her teacher will be, if she will like her room, have friends in her class and meeting new ones. This is all common and makes me anxious for her, but it's also fun to see the new adventure in her eyes.
Shelby will start her new adventure Monday and so will I. I've accepted a full-time position at SAU in the same department that I have worked part-time in for 6 years. I am the new Social Media Coordinator for SAU and couldn't be more excited! I feel like Shelby and I won't sleep a wink Sunday night anxious for our Monday adventures!
Horse shows will continue, gymnastics will start back up, Awana will begin again and life will get back to "our normal" once more! I can't wait, even if it is fast-paced and crazy somedays.


see ya later...

see ya later...