It's not like I starve him...Jaxson sat here for a good 10 minutes watching the chicken cook...I don't blame him...it's a great recipe! Okay...you twisted my arm...i'll share it with you...here it is...
Creamy Chicken & Biscuits
1/2 large onion
1 1/2 tsp butter
4 cups chopped, cooked chicken
1 (10 3/4 oz) can cream of chicken soup
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chopped pimiento (the red stuff inside the green olives...yes,they sell it by itself)
Thanks a bunch, Kass for this opportunity...sorry I can't return the favor...love ya lots!
So apparently I've been tagged! This is going to be interesting...
5 things I was doing 10 years ago
1. Sitting in our quite apartment with no kids...(I now have 4) 2. living in warm weather...(our high was 30 today) 3. not much housework...(eric & I both worked 10 hour days...) 4. taking all the naps I wanted...(I can't even spell nap nowadays) 5. dreaming of having a family (see where dreams take ya...)
5 things on my to-do list 1. Laundry 2. Dishes 3. Sleep (somewhere in there...) 4. Clean out the fridge 5. Clean out the oven (my favorite!)
5 things I would do if I was a millionaire 1. Hire a Maid 2. Go on vacations( yes...that is plural) 3. Hire a driver (with a fancy car) 4. Buy a house where I could have my own floor...with a bowling alley and movie theater and gym and a hogi yogi (I have never thought about this, can you tell?!?!) 5. Stimulate the Economy
5 places I've lived 1. Heaven (hopefully, one day I can go back...) 2. Winslow, AZ (I grew up on a corner there...well, a house on a corner... unless you ask Denise) 3. St George, UT (Love the Pasta Factory) 4. Phoenix, AZ (could use the warm weather about now) 5. Spokane, WA (here until we move elsewhere)
5 things I'm passionate about 1. Family 2. Movies 3. Music 4. Religion 5. Patriotism
5 things I say often 1. FOR THE LOVE... 2. GO TO BED!!!!!! 3. JAXSON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 4. I love you! 5. Dinner is Ready!
5 things I want to do before I die 1. Hire a Maid 2. Stay in a castle in Scotland 3. Swim with the dolphins (preferably while I am still breathing) 4. See my kids graduate high school, college, get married and give me lots of grandkids (in that order, please) 5. Buy an island
5 things I want/need 1. To go to sleep (it's after midnight) 2. My house clean (without me doing it!) 3. My kitchen painted (again, without me doing it) 4. Christmas to be paid for (by someone else) 5. My husband to not have to work so dand hard)
5 places I want to see/visit 1. Disneyland...it never gets old! 2. Australia 3. Scotland 4. Vegas (we always have a great time!) 5. Times Square
5 TV shows I can't live without (I can live with out these I just like them) 1. The Office 2. Survivor 3. The Amazing Race 4. Biggest Loser (I would love to be on it someday...I just hate Alison Sweeney) 5. Supernanny (Again...would love to be on it!)
5 things you don't know about me 1. I love to play games (I am all alone in my family on that note...we still have games from our wedding that haven't been opened!) 2. I love having my feet rubbed (hint to the husband...it has been a while) 3. Sterling Roses are my favorite (eric, I swear you better read this) 4. I love to fill shopping carts in the store and then leave 5. I have narcolepsy (snore, snore...I'm sorry, were you saying something?!?!)
Tag: Whitney, Shiela, Glenna, Natalie, Lauren...You are welcome, Girls! Until next time...
Eric, Thanks for being the person you are...my rock, my friend, my partner, my babies' daddy! I hope you had an amazing day...(not really since you had to work...sorry!) Here's to many more birthdays...and hahaha...for now you are as old as me! I love you!
Apparently...I can't leave these guys alone for one second (I refuse to bring them all in to the bathroom with me)...this is what I found when I came out...Although...I do wish I could find the picture I have of Cayson painting Eric's toenails (it is not safe to fall asleep on the couch at our house...) I only wish I would have had a camera on Eric when he found his red toenails (a scream from the shower...hahahahaha). Anyways, Hailey wanted to paint her own nails but Deni was just fine letting her brothers help her out (I'm not quite sure what happened to her shirt). Seriously...I was just going to the bathroom and getting the dirty clothes out of there so I could throw them into the washer...3 minutes TOPS...man, they move fast! Oh well...at least it didn't end up on my carpet...there's always tomorrow!.
I have been driven many times upon my knees with the overwhelming conviction I had nowhere else to go.-Abraham Lincoln
"To you who are parents, I say, show love to your children. You know you love them, but make certain they know it as well. They are so precious. Let them know. Call upon our Heavenly Father for help as you care for their needs each day and as you deal with the challenges which inevitably come with parenthood. You need more than your own wisdom in rearing them." — Thomas S. Monson
Red Shirt Fridays!
Remember red shirt Fridays to support our troops...If you aren't willing to stand behind our troops...are you willing to stand in front of them?!?!
They Said What???
12/25/09 Cayson: MOM!! Don't wash that glass...it has Santa's DNA on it!!
1/2/09 Jaxson: Mom, why can't we have new sunglasses? Me: We have to save our money for our trip to Disneyland! Jaxson: Is that where Mickey Mouse is? Me: Yep...is that who you want to see? Jaxson: Nope... Me: Who DO you want to see there? Jaxson: Grandma and Grandpa! (They're looking forward to it, too, Jax!)
12/08 Cayson tried really hard... Cayson: Mom...can we have pizza for dinner? Me: No, son...I'm making tacos Cayson: Yuk! How much does pizza cost? Me (trying to think of a high number): $40.00 Cayson: Is that a zero then a four? Me: No...that's a four then a zero. Cayson: How much money do you have? Me: Zero. Cayson: Great! Then all I need to find is Four! Why can't he be in charge of the world's money?
11/27/08 Eric was running a quick errand and all the kids wanted to go with...long story short...he said no...Deni didn't like that at all... Deni (while hugging Eric's leg): The one that gives you a hug gets to go...Yay...I win!
11/8/08 Hailey and I were watching "Sleeping Beauty" this is how it all played out: Hailey: "Fauna is my favorite good fairy because she is green...who is your favorite, mom?" Me: "I like Merriweather" Hailey: "But she is so grouchy...nevermind...that makes sense!" Thanks a lot!
11/6/08 Jaxson & Deni's teacher gave us 2 TV/VCR combos and after we picked them up today, Jaxson said, "Mom...did Teacher Susan get those for the kids or for the humans?" Oh, Jaxson...there are days...
10/24/08 The kids and I decided to make muffins (Chocolate Chip and Almond Poppyseed-Yum!) After filling the muffin cups, I let the kids lick the bowls clean...Cayson said..."Mom...you could go to Heaven for this!" If only it were that easy!
Deni passed gas in the van & Jaxson was sitting next to her...here's how the conversation went:
Jaxson:Deni, you are a gas-bag...what do you say?
Deni: "You're Welcome!"
There is a new movie on Disney Channel called 'Mostly Ghostly'. So Jaxson just came in while I was checking my email and said, "Mom...could you please turn on Holy Ghostly, please?!?"
10/10/08 Deni sure did try hard....here's the play-by-play: (on our way back from Mobius-a fun "they don't know it's science" place for the kids to play) Deni: "Daddy...are we going home or to the park?" Eric: What do you think, Deni? Deni: "The park...that is what I thought!" Eric: "In your dreams!" Deni: "What you said? We need to get a drink and then we go to the park?" Eric: "No! We are going home...not to the park!" Deni: "Sorry, Jaxson...I tried!" Jaxson: "Don't drag me around...this is your fault, Deni!"
Cayson (6) and Eric saw a Corvette in the parking lot...here's how the conversation played out...
Eric: Wow! Cayson...look at that cool car!
Cayson: I don't want one of those cars, dad...it's for girls!
Eric: What do you mean it's for girls?!?!
Cayson: Dad, it's the one like Barbie drives!
My poor son...
7/17/08 9-ish pm
Deni: Where is Daddy?
Me: At Work
Deni: At the hospital?
Me: No...Right now he is at Horizon Medical Institute (the school we own)
Deni: "Toot"...we don't toot...we fart!
All of the kids think it is the funniest thing that Eric has "toot" in the title of his school...hahaha
Deni is named after Tiphaine's dad (Denny). One day Deni was arguing with Gpa about who was named Deni (or Denny)...Here's how it went:
Deni: My name is Deni
Gpa: My name is Denny
Deni: No...you name is Grandpa
Gpa: My name is Denny
Deni: Okay...you are Denny
Gpa: And you are Deni
Deni: No...I Grandpa!
Eric & Tiphaine-1997 (he's the quiet one & she's the loud friend!)
Hailey-2000 (the social butterfly)
Cayson-2002 (shy, smart, and loveable)
Jaxson-2003 (we call him action jaxson!)
Deni-2005 (loves to dance!) And boy are they SPOILED!!!