Friday, March 27, 2009

Disney Here We Come!!

We are packed and ready to head out. Our plane leaves GSP tonight at 10pm and arrives in Tampa at 11:30pm. We are so excited to get out of the gloomy rainy weather here and get to Florida and the sunshine and 80 degree weather. The Cotherans are already there and we are planning on meeting them tomorrow at Animal Kingdom. This is Summer Laney's first time flying so that should be fun!! I will be sure to have pictures loaded when we get back late Saturday night.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Interview with My Children

Stacy Cotheran has this on her blog and I thought I would give it a try tonight!!

What does your mom always say to you?
Karson clean up your room
Andrew I Love You
Zachary I Love You

What makes your mom happy?
Karson the color yellow
Andrew by doing what you say
Zachary a hug

What makes your mom sad?
Karson when we get in trouble
Andrew when we don't do what you say
Zachary when you lose your children

What makes your mom laugh?
Karson when we act silly
Andrew telling jokes
Zachary when you hear a funny joke

What was your mom like as a child?
Karson she lived on a farm and had blonde hair
Andrew I didn't know you then
Zachary you were 4

How old is your mom?
Karson 27
Andrew 27
Zachary 22

How tall is your mom?
Karson 5 foot 2
Andrew 2 feet
Zachary 22 inches

What is your moms favorite thing to do?
Karson hang out with your friends
Andrew work
Zachary eat

What does your mom do when you are not around?
Karson go shopping
Andrew go shopping
Zachary work

If your mom became famous, what would it be for?
Karson singing
Andrew a movie star
Zachary singing

What is your mom good at?
Karson working
Andrew working
Zachary working

What is your mom not very good at?
Karson golf
Andrew playing soccer
Zachary fixing stuff

What makes your mom proud of you?
Karson when I get an A+
Andrew doing what she tells us to do
Zachary by singing a song

What does your mom do for a job?
Karson teach 2 year olds
Andrew work at a school
Zachary work at my school

What is your moms favorite food?
Karson spaghetti
Andrew pasta
Zachary green beans

What makes you proud of your mom?
Karson when dad is at work at you take care of us by yourself
Andrew that she loves me
Zachary letting us have food

If your mom were a cartoon character, what would she be?
Karson Minnie Mouse
Andrew Sponge Bob
Zachary the Muppet's

What do you and your mom do together?
Karson go shopping
Andrew play
Zachary sit and watch TV

How are you and your mom the same?
Karson we are both girls
Andrew because we have the same last name Martin
Zachary both the same size

How are you and your mom different?
Karson you have dark hair and I have blonde hair
Andrew our first name is different
Zachary you big size and I am little size

How do you know your mom loves you?
Karson Because she shows me
Andrew because she kisses me
Zachary she loves me very much

What does your mom like most about your dad?
Karson he's funny
Andrew sleeping with him
Zachary you can do stuff with him

What is your mom's favorite place to go?
Karson Olive Garden
Andrew the mall
Zachary Pizza Inn

This interview was so fun and I learned a few things about myself through my kids eyes, but the most important thing I learned was when I asked each of them what your mom is not good at they all had trouble with that. I had to skip it on all three of them and come back to it. So all the things that I think I am not good they either one don't notice or two it is not a big deal to them. The funniest things they said was that I could be famous for singing!!! I also find it funny that Karson thinks I grew up on a farm, I grew up in the country but it was definitely not a farm:)

Friday, March 13, 2009

Happy Anniversary!!

Today is Jamie and I's 10th Anniversary. I can't believe it has been ten years since we got married in March 1999. For those of you who don't know I was only 17 years old and some members of my family thought we were crazy and my mom shouldn't let us get married, but I am glad to say that we have since proven them wrong and they now love Jamie. I have the best husband in the whole world and we have came a long way in 10 years. I love him more everyday!! I hope we celebrate 10 more happy years together.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Snow Much Fun!!

Finally Spartanburg has got a snow that we can play in. Today after church Rhonda and I decided that all the talk about snow was just that "talk" and we were going to Gaffney to go shopping. Our husbands thought we were crazy and said that they would not come and get us if we got snowed in but that was okay with us. We had a great time and left Gaffney around 4:30pm and there was actually sleet on our car. Michael kept calling and saying it was snowing here but we didn't believe him because he is always playing jokes. We made it all the way home and the minute we got off of 26 onto hwy 29 we saw the snow. It was beautiful. Michael did have to get out and drive to my house to pick up Rhonda and by the time he got here we actually had accumulation on the ground. The kids were excited so they went out to take pictures before they left to go home before it got to bad.

After we ate dinner and saw that we had several inches of snow I decided to go ahead and let the kids go outside tonight because it maybe frozen solid in the morning. This is the best snow I can remember us having in a long time. It can actually be packed and makes good snowballs and snowmen. Jamie did not realize how hard it was and threw a snowball at Karson and hit her in the eye and now I bet she has a black eye tomorrow because it is really red. Jamie and the kids built a very nice snowman and we played outside for about an hour before we were so frozen that we had to come in. I hope it is still pretty tomorrow so we can go back outside again. Gotta love Spartanburg where you get 4-5 inches of snow in March!!

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Saturday Fun!!

Saturday we had a very busy but fun day planned. Jamie left on Friday night to go on a men's retreat and Stacy, Summer, and I had planned on doing something but kids were sick so we cancelled. On Saturday morning I text Stacy and we decided to meet at Chuck E Cheese for lunch while we waited on the men to be home. Well I think everyone in Spartanburg had the same idea because the place was packed. You had to wait to be seated!! The funny part is we stayed for 2 hours and had a great time chatting while the kids played. Jamie and Corey got there around 1pm and they asked us if we were "crazy". Stacy and I left at 2:30 to go to a baby shower for Natalie and the men took the kids home. After the shower we met back up with the guys for our February social for our Sunday School class at Star Lanes. We had about 50 people and it was so much fun but it took us almost 2 hours to bowl one game. After we finished bowling we went to Chick fil A. The kids were so exhausted when we got home that they crashed!!

Our Family
Jake & Rhonda
Zachary's Victory Dance
Karson is so happy to get a strike!
Kate Elizabeth & Susan in their matching shirts
All the children
Andrew waiting on his ball to hit the pins
Karson and Jenna
Andrew & Zachary