Monday, January 12, 2009

Tackling things one at a time...

I have tackled one big hurdle for today I think - just waiting on responses. I don't really want to talk about them until they happen because I am afraid I will jinx things. I've been working on this one since last summer and hadn't figured out how to make things work. Everything came up in the fall with Mallory and then my mom finding out she had cancer and I had to put things on hold. I think I'm ready to start tackling things and make life better for us. I know this year will be one of sacrifice in many ways for me but it will be worth it for our family in the long run.

Now it's off to tackle some housework - I have really torn the house apart (just ask anyone that lives here and they'll tell you) trying to reorganize and purge the house of things we just don't need taking up the space anymore. I mean really - last week I discovered we had 7 phone books in this house. Who needs SEVEN phone books? I sure don't! Rhonda took 2 off my hands to keep in their cars. Great idea but it still doesn't begin to handle all the phone books laying around this house! I recently reorganized the bookshelves and the kids have one bookshelf to themselves and we have another for more "adult" fare - things like our old schoolbooks we kept, finance books, Left Behind series, Twilight series and just other old favorites.

Ooooo and consignment sales are coming up in February- can't wait to get rid of some of these clothes and make some money. Tracy thinks I get into this way too much - but I really have one sale that I absolutely love doing and have done since the year Julia Grace was born. I even got paid to work there last fall! :) I know I'm goofy.

Off to finish reorganizing the closets and clean the kitchen - hope everyone is well. I will post again if I have time with Christmas pics from Red Springs with Gigi and Aunt Elaine and if my mom has anymore updates today. Today is a chemo day and more tests. Please pray for her as always. I also would ask for special prayer for Mallory as well - she goes back to the doctor on the 23rd about her wrist. Have a great day everybody! :)