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this is my confession

life has been crazy these days, and i was finally able to make it to the gym in the morning before baker left for work. i was feeling really bleh. not sure exactly what it was, but i was just not feeling it. when i got out of the car to make my way in i looked down and felt like i totally looked pregnant. how in the world did that happen? i like to blame it on the c-section. never again will my body ever be the same. ever! dane just turned one. so i really have no excuse.

so rather then work really hard to get back to my fighting weight, i picked up a pregnancy book hoping everyone in the place would think i was pregnant. seriously? who does that?

i guess i can’t get offended if some lady in line at the grocery store asks how far along i am. maybe she saw me at the gym reading my pregnancy books. totally got her.

Kristin - You are freaking hilarious!! I♥you man!! I though you were going to confess that you really were preggers!!hahaMay 18, 2010 – 11:39 am

justin - haha.. love the shot!May 19, 2010 – 12:37 pm

Michelle Sidles - You are HILARIOUS!! 😉 Pass that book, please. 😉May 19, 2010 – 1:10 pm

Kaysha - You crack me up!!June 12, 2010 – 8:38 pm

katie hatch - I’m having this same problem! Totally have NOT lost my baby weight yet and baby is 1 now… UG!November 11, 2010 – 9:34 pm

the perfect mix

i don’t use this blog too often to blog about personal stuff. it’s my mission to change that. and if you ever really wanted to get down to the nitty gritty of me, i share most of that over on my family blog. you can get there by clicking on the tab over there <--------------. but as an inroduction on this blog, here is my first born. Emerson Lou.

and if you want to know me, you should know her. and if you want to know my husband, you should know her. she is like the perfect mix of the two of us. it’s incredible to see. she surprises me every day with the things she says, and knows. and she is not even three! she has her dad’s passion and determination. i love that about her. she knows how to work a room, a trait that she got from me before i was married, and she’s got more love to share then she knows what to do with, and she never gives up.

case in point. she was watching yo gabba gabba when the “cool tricks” segment came on and she saw a little kid balancing a spoon on her nose. she mastered the skill within a minute. love her to pieces.

Kristin - I haven’t met Baker but I know you and I see you definitely! I think it’s the whole spoon on the nose thing with the eyes looking over to the side!!April 22, 2010 – 12:06 pm

Michelle Sidles - Great shot! 😉April 22, 2010 – 12:20 pm

Becky - awwwww, I <3 her too and haven't even met her yet. She'll make my boy real happy some day. :)April 22, 2010 – 1:15 pm

2 minutes flat

i have a confession, and it’s become quite the problem. a problem for these ever growing “problem areas”.

i don’t know when to put down the fork.

seriously, i don’t. and not even just the fork. the spoon, the chopsticks, the skewer, my hand. if it transports food from one place to my mouth, i physically can not put it down. i could literally eat popcorn for an entire movie if the bucket didn’t run out. i can eat more slices of pizza then i would like to admit, and please oh please do not ask me how many double stuffed oreos i could take down in one sitting. please don’t.

i had to pick up a dessert for a church function last night, and while i was at the bakery i laid eyes on the most beautiful looking eclair’s i have ever seen. i don’t even like chocolate that much, but i couldn’t resist. i got home, and it was seriously gone within two minutes.

wondering why there is already a bite taken out of it? well, ummm, i may or may not have broken into the box at the first red light. don’t judge. and why isn’t the fork dirty you ask? who needs a fork when you have your very own hands. pathetic.

there seems to be a common denominator in my over indulgences. my bare hands. so unless i am willing to chop em off i better get on top of my self control.

easier said then done.

Megan Harvey - I guess it’s a good thing you’re a teeny tiny person in the first place! I love your guts and miss ya tons. Xoxo, Meg.April 14, 2010 – 6:46 pm

Pam - you are definitely not the only one with this problem! i seriously need to just push myself away from the table.April 14, 2010 – 7:48 pm

Marty - What great pics! They are so cute…I wanted to be a pastry chef once, this
is why…how cool would it be to know how to make THAT?April 14, 2010 – 8:34 pm

Kristin - and you didn’t even save me a bite!April 14, 2010 – 9:06 pm

Kristin - I know I already commented about this but last night I had a dream about flash weekend and I kid you not, i dreamed about this eclair, sick I know but I just had to tell you!April 15, 2010 – 8:54 pm

Michelle Sidles - You make me laugh!April 15, 2010 – 11:22 pm

stacy t - no bite for me??? what’s up with that???April 19, 2010 – 4:54 pm

Evie Perez - You don’t like chocolate..I wish I didn’t! This is to pretty to eat. Miss ya!!April 20, 2010 – 7:03 pm

Becky - HAAAAAAAAAAAAA – I have that disease too. Popcorn does not stand a chance with me, I could eat double my body weight in popcorn.April 22, 2010 – 1:17 pm

Rachel Clare - Then my question is, how are you so stinkin’ teeny?

Let’s go get Sprinkles sometime! :)April 27, 2010 – 5:04 pm

cousin love

i had the pleasure of getting these cute things in front of my camera on st patty’s day. it was amazing to see their different personalities, and to be able to capture them just as they are. although lots of work, i still had tons of fun.

and can you tell here how much little bailey really didn’t want to be here this day? poor thing! she is still so ding dang cute.

Jan Bailey - Jenny, How cute these are! So glad you could get some cute ones through all the crying! We have a heck of a time getting all three of these munchkins to pose for a pic at the same time! Love them! (the pics and the kids!)April 12, 2010 – 2:45 am

Bethany Jurgens - These pics are great! I really like their outfits…that the girls are matchy but not. The pictures in the tube are really neat. The one of their legs and feet is my fav! How cute!April 12, 2010 – 9:18 am

Ann Mitchell - I love the all the pictures but the legs picture is my favorite too, with their cute little feet!April 12, 2010 – 2:28 pm

Larry Neal - very cute!!April 12, 2010 – 2:36 pm

Sean Neal - Can’t wait to visit.April 12, 2010 – 2:39 pm

Jay Shean - These are very creative and amazing pictures! Their personalities are definitely captured. Good job!

JayApril 12, 2010 – 4:17 pm

William A Wilson - What beautiful kids. Of course, all my great grandkids are beautiful.April 12, 2010 – 5:57 pm

julie - so cute! love the one of just their little legs!April 13, 2010 – 2:58 am

Lisa - I looooove these kids!!!! These pictures are soo cute! I love the their little feet picture 😀April 13, 2010 – 12:30 pm

Kristi Maynes - Holy crap, these kiddo’s are so cute!!!April 13, 2010 – 12:34 pm

Vauri Shean - Love them! Can’t wait to get them in the mail!!April 14, 2010 – 11:30 pm

Cindy robbins - These are adorable!! Would so love to have these of my kids!!! What amazing colors!! :-)April 15, 2010 – 10:07 pm

LanaB - Oh, those precious toes and chubby toddler legs 😉April 16, 2010 – 9:04 am

Heather - The light and colors are awesome! I LOVE the one of just their feet. You did good :)April 16, 2010 – 10:34 am

Lee-Ann - awww – so cute!! great work!April 16, 2010 – 11:03 am

Kristin - These are the cutest! I love the girls clothes, so fun a spring! Great shots, especially the crying ones! haha!April 16, 2010 – 11:29 am

Kari - Beautiful, Jenny! I loooooove the wailing one! And the feet! Great job!April 16, 2010 – 11:37 am

Heather M. - Oh my, those photos are SO CUTE! i love the feet photo – it’s adorable!April 16, 2010 – 1:23 pm

Roxanne - Jan, Grandbabies are very cute.
Really nice photo’sApril 16, 2010 – 2:07 pm

Tisha - so cute and they favor each other so much for cousinsApril 16, 2010 – 2:10 pm

Jill - Oh My Goodness….how cute are they? You can be so very proud Grandma….April 16, 2010 – 2:18 pm

Trish - Kissin Cousins. I too loved the leg picture, you just want to give them a squeeze.April 16, 2010 – 2:58 pm

Michelle Sidles - I love these!! The colors and the kids are so great! I also love the tunnel that they are in. :)April 16, 2010 – 3:46 pm

DENNIS H. - they are as cute as their grandma “MEMAW”…April 16, 2010 – 4:43 pm

Memaw - thanks Dennis….glad you wrote just what I said to write!April 16, 2010 – 4:59 pm

Rita - Absolutely adorable!!!April 16, 2010 – 5:00 pm

Jody - Love the one of the feet! Great job. Love the colors.April 16, 2010 – 7:39 pm

Amy - What an adorable trio! What great captures!April 17, 2010 – 1:13 am

Jennifer Wyeth - That last one of her crying is THE BEST! I super duper love it. Pictures always capture the rare moments… where everyone is loving and happy. I love that you got real life. HA!April 19, 2010 – 4:06 pm

stacy t - stinkin’ cute. and i love where you are shooting….wow!!! amazing light.April 19, 2010 – 4:53 pm

Cate - They are adorable! I love the photo of their little bare feet lined up. Cute!!April 20, 2010 – 12:45 am

Michelle - I love the picture of the legs. Their outfits are adorable!April 20, 2010 – 4:19 pm

Jenny Stockard - These are adorable!May 26, 2010 – 12:01 am

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