Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Ready for Christmas?

Not that my plate is not full enough already...because it is overflowing...Im ready to decorate for Christmas! What is my problem? I usually hate Christmas with a passion. Why? Im really not a scrooge...I just think the whole world turned retail crazy.
 Now I do have 6 kids, so that could play a big part. Two teenagers, a tween, two toddlers and a baby..yes we already know we are crazy. But hear me out..the toddlers can not make it through one episode of Dora the Explorer without being interrupted by many toy commercials, the Sunday paper is filled with Toy Books.... The Santa list was in the making before Halloween decorations were packed away urghhh... oh well
And here I am...encouraging Christmas to come to the Teti House sooner :)

Friday, June 24, 2011

Long Time No Blog

Another summer has come...I can say that I have not only opened a new chapter in my life since the last time I have blogged, I have opened a entirely new book.
I started a home bakery, which was something I had always wanted to do. I am hoping to one day move in to a actual building of my own..however...in the mean time this will for sure make do! :)
My two teenage step daughters now reside in our home, so I am now a full time mother of six. Instead of being overwhelmed, which I will admit at times I feel like I am in the weeds, I feel a sense of fullness in my family. We are now complete!
Emily has a learning permit to drive our car and a part time job!
Amanda...well lets just say she is enjoying summer and all it brings! ;-)
Jimmy is loving his summer and break from boy scouts and school.
Gianna will be turning four tomorrow!! Holy hell, where has the time gone?!
Olivia is bright and smart..following swiflty in all of her older sisters footsteps.
Sophia is busy absorbing all that she can, growing teeth, and deciding whether she is content with crawling or should start to walk.
Jim and I spend our time running to catch up with our children and our marriage to each other. We are now understanding the concept of "scheduled" time together! :-D

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Update on my finals

So as of last night my instructor still had not sent the necessary feedback to complete my assignment that is due tomorrow (tomorrow which is July 4th) so fuck me if I wanted to get my work done early so I can celebrate the holiday with my family!
This afternoon she finally posts our feedback with this message,
"This is a reminder that your week 8 checkpoint: research paper revision is due tomorrow, but make sure you take time to celebrate Independence Day.  It only comes once a year.  Please let me know if you have any questions."
Ummm yes I have a question....how do you expect me to "celebrate" when I am writing your damn paper at the last minute? All because you chose to turn your work in the last munte, now Im forced to do the same or I receive a daily penalty off of my grade for tardiness. Funny how a college instructor can have such expectations yet does not hold herself to those standards. What a good example she is setting for her students! 

Friday, July 2, 2010

Closing out my recent class

So I have come to the end of my most recent Communications class and it is down to the finals, which is always a research paper. The norm in these classes is to turn in a rough draft of your paper and then a peer reviews it as well as the instructor, returns the paper with their feedback, you make corrections and resubmit it up to the last day of class. So I have an assignment that is due Sunday, two days from now, on how the feedback of the instructor and that of my peer has helped me to prepare my final paper. This assignment is 200-300 words long....the problem is, neither has actually submitted my feedback yet! Seeing this is a holiday weekend you would think people would want to turn their work in and get it out of the way...or at least turn it in so you can get it out of the way :-(
So much for professionalism on a college level.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Gianna's 3rd Birthday Weekend

Once again another year has came and passed. One more llittle girl is to be born and one more will age another year. Every year I try to think of a better way to celebrate that requires less work on my and Jims behalf, while still allowing the kids to have their own special party day and presents. This year I decided to rent out the Heritage Hill pavilion in White Oak. The rental fee was only $25 and the playground attached was really big and nice. I figured $25 was well worth the money so I didnt have to prepare my house before and after for a boatload of people, cut grass, not to metion find the yard space. I didnt have to worry about activities really since there was so much to do, and the family members could avoid each other easily. Bonus!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Round Hill

Our local farm installed a new water play set for kids and it is so great!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Happy Fathers Day!

I made Tirumisu and a pastry cake! I also made dinner and bought him a nice watch...but thse tasted really good!