Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Playing catch up...again!

My baby girl turned 10 back on the 13th of May! I can't believe she is getting so big! Sorry the pic is blurry...you can thank my hubby for that :)  The cake was really cute it was actually cupcakes in the shape of 3 flowers with leaves on the sides.

Crimson did really well in her piano recital...even though she fell on Mother's Day and landed us in the ER. She slid down the hill behind our house and cut her arm open on a piece of glass. Since she didn't want stiches, and we didn't want a huge ugly scar, the doctor used Dermabond and put her in a splint. (The cut was on her wrist.) At any rate, she wasn't able to use her arm/hand for a week before the recital...and she still did amazing...that's not just her moma talking! She played Fur Elise all from memory!

Here is the house...we finished the front part of the roof...finally! We still have to do a little trimming around the edges, but doesn't it look pretty? What do you guys think about the paint color of the shutters/door/ porch/etc...with the roof?
Yes...this would be me acting all goofy, but hey! My roof was done. I was thrilled beyond belief. I would have jumped up and down, but I figured I would fall off...ha ha! My hubby is behind my right arm, my brother is to my immediate left and my hubby's Dad is next to my brother. No, I'm not a tom boy, but I wanted my roof done and didn't want to spend a fortune! 

 I will have more updates in the near future. Now that the roof is almost finished, we'll have more time to do other projects, such as the kitchen table, dresser, master bedroom, Crimson's room....my oh my...the list never stops does it?

I know I haven't talked much about the baby department and our family, but I'll give you a quick summary. The hubby and I have tried to have another baby ever since Crimson was about a year and a half old. Like I said above, she is now ten! We tried a couple different fertility meds, but still no baby.   I know God has his own plans for us, but I'm at the point of pure frustration! See...I'm 2 weeks late. I took a test last Wednesday and it was negative, yet I still have not had my "Visitor!!!" I think Mother Nature is playing a really cruel joke on me! I'm going to wait a few more days and take another test. Please keep us in your prayers. We would really like to give our daughter a brother or sister and I'd rather not have to do IVF. I hope that the next time I take a test...it's positive.

Love to you all,
A. Rose

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Playing catch up

Hello all!

I guess we need to play catch up. It's amazing how fast time flies! This post is a little out of order. If I ever get Blogger to work the way I want it to, it will be a miracle...

First a few of Crimson's real headshots. These were taken by my sister-in-law, Jamie McDaniel. She is an amazing photographer. We had some done by Scott Totty Photography and they were okay. Maybe I'll post some of his sometime, but for now enjoy these...


We've been working on our house some more. This is the front of the house. Hubby forgot to take a pic when the blue shutters were on there, but you can see me painting them, so you get the idea. Don't you love the blue porch and the red door? Don't ask me what the people were thinking that lived here before us...red, white, and blue? Patriotic? Yes!

A better shot of the front porch...
And here we are after hours and hours of painting. Those wrought iron "columns" were a pain to paint...not to mention the sunburn!!!

Here we are at Crimson's graduation from her modeling class. She has officially signed with Advantage Models & Talent in Franklin, TN. When they get her pics up on their website, I'll post a link. We're so excited for her!!!

Here she is waiting for her turn on the runway...
Walking the runway...

Lets see, what else has happened??? The Hubby's grandfather went in for a biopsy last Thursday and found out he had lung cancer. They had to take most of his right lung. The surgery went well, but he developed an infection. He is doing good, but is still in the ICU. Please keep him in your prayers.

We were told at AMTC practice on Saturday that Crimson has a really good chance of winning Overall Child Actress at AMTC. Please keep your fingers crossed for her!

Til next time...
Luv, A.Rose