Saturday, May 15, 2010

It Won't Be Long Now...

I'm trying to keep everyone updated as the big day gets closer. We have a little over two weeks before we move and boy are we getting excited! Ray has been going over and painting the rooms a little each day. He can only do so much before he gets too tired. We have bought area rugs and the girls have bought new bedding and curtains for their rooms. We just need new bedding for our room but I am so picky!

This past weekend we went to my sister in-laws house for Mother's Day. She lives beside a cow pasture. Abby was so fascinated with the cows as well as they with her. If we got too close they would back off but they would walk right up to the fence to see Abby. You can see this on my new header picture. It was a beautiful day here in VA on Mother's Day.

Eleni was invited to the prom a school. She was invited by a Junior who is a good friend. She was so excited when he asked her how could I say no. Next Saturday is the big night. We have everything her dress has been altered. Friday I'm getting off early to get her nails and toes done and the Saturday morning she will get her hair done. I can't wait to show you all pictures!

This morning when I woke up my Mom informed me I had a package. I was so excited it was from Carmen of Waxed Out Creative Life. I won her give away and let me tell you the package smelled so good Abby and Lucy (my Mom's dog) were all over me as I opened it. I can't wait to set everything up in my new house! If you ever get a chance to purchase anything from Carmen her candles and soap smell so good pictures don't do justice for her work!

Seems like a lot of people are getting the blogging blahs. It makes me sad to see blogs end but I understand. One thing about my new house is it's smaller and a rancher. I will miss my pool but I am looking forward to a simpler life. Less cleaning and stressing and more time enjoying life. Which is he one thing I am really looking forward to come June! Until next time thanks for always dropping by and for sticking by me

Donna

8 comments:

•♦•The Olde Weeping Cedar •♦• said...

Awh the your header pic is cute :)
Glad you had a nice Mother's day!
How exciting for Eleni!!! I can't wait to see her beautiful pics :)
I'll bet you're getting so excitied for your big move...and having FUN getting things ready!!
It'll be here before ya know it!
Enjoy your goodies from Carmen, I've seen pics of her wonderful goodies, wish she could somehow share the yummy smells with us too ;)
Have a happy week!!!

basketsnprims said...

I'm so happy for you, Donna. Can't wait to see the prom pics ~ they will be beautiful. Love the header pic.
hugs,
Pam

Raggedy Angel said...

I am so very happy for you! And you can prim out a rancher.....look what we have done to ours! And are pool is almost ready.....come on over!!!!
Beth

Debbie said...

I love the picture of Abby and the cows. Its so cute!

I can just imagine how excited you are about your big move. I know I would be! I can't wait to see all the pictures. You mentioned missing your pool.... maybe you can find one like ours. We got it on sale at Sam's Club and I love it... (except for now when I am having to get it cleaned up and ready for summer)... Its nice that we can take it apart if we ever move.

Hope your having a wonderful weekend. Planting the garden here. Nothing like playing in mud. lol I look forward to seeing Eleni's prom pictures too!

Take Care,
*hugs*
Debbie

Carmen C. said...

Donna, thanks for the compliments, I'm so glad you like everything:) Can't wait to see Eleni's pics from prom and love the pic of Abby, so cute! you must be getting SOOooooo excited for the move and I am excited for you, I'll be waiting for pics of your new home!!!!

Susannah said...

Hi Donna...your wish is finally coming true...back in your own home! It was very hard...but you did it! I am looking forward to all of the pics I hope you will be sharing.
I'm sure your daughter will look lovely for her prom. How exciting!

Friends,
Susannah

Tammy ~ Country Girl at Home ~ said...

Hi Donna,

So Eleni's prom is this Saturday night? I can't wait to see pics from it! I hope she has a wonderful time!

Love the cow header...that's so cute! My brother has a cow pasture next to his house and they are forever "escaping" and getting into his yard! lol! They're funny to watch.

Congratulations on your win from Carmen! You so deserve it! I'm glad you won!

It's getting close....very soon you will be living in your own home. I was thinking about you this morning as I was on the gazelle exercising about how God's timing is perfect and for a reason. I'm so happy for you! Can't wait to see pics of your new place!

Have a great weekend, Donna!
Tammy

sanjeet said...

they will be beautiful. Love the header pic.
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