Thursday, May 29, 2008

Just Mom...

Well Yesterday Mikey turned three. I am the mother of a three year old. We had a lot of fun. He is a good kid. He was so polite to all his friends. Anytime someone would say Happy Birthday he would say Happy Birthday back. In the morning I said "It's not my birthday so you don't have to say Happy Birthday back" He got this confused and sad puppy dog look on his face and said "You aren't coming to my birthday?" I replied of course I am He then had this happy grin and with a shrug said "Well, Happy Birthday then". He is so fun.
This morning he came and laid with me. He was so cuddly. I got up to use the washroom and when I came back He asked why. I told him it was because I had a sweet cuddle bug in my bed. And told him how much I loved his cuddles. We then discussed his nicknames Mikey Cuddlebug and Little Bear. I asked him who I was and he said "just mom" I think I like that just mom. And today that felt like enough. It was good to be "just mom".

Monday, May 26, 2008


Well Friday shortly after I posted my basement started flooding. It flooded all day until Mike got home between five and six. I was on the phone with mom when it started flooding and she told me too use the wet-vac good idea thanks mom (note:when using a wet/dry vac one must remove the dry filter before using for wet... we now have to buy a new filter.) While the flooding had temporarily stopped I ran Mikey to a neighbors. Then came home to a huge amount of water. It has rained since Wed. or Thurs. last week some say around ten inches and that was before we got more today. So I would suck up water and empty it bucket by bucket suck up water empty it. Wait fifteen minutes and it would start all over again. Now thanks to this adventure I have a cold or something My throat is sore I am extremely tired and my lungs feel small. Oh Life and all its glory. I tried calling a plumber with no luck but my mum-in-law came and helped me get things figured out then she picked up Mikey and watched him then that night allowed me to do laundry over there. When it rains it pores and nowhere is that more true then Cardston....

Friday, May 23, 2008

This, That, and the Other

Okay so obviously this is not an everyday thing for me. I do need to get better at it though. It is good for journaling purposes. Tonight we are going to Calgary we are going to the batting cages in the morning. Wahoo. If I get good enough I will join Ladies League next year, and then in the afternoon we are going swimming well Mikey will with grandma unless I somehow manage to buy a new suit before then. I left my last one at a hotel in Idaho Falls. Mikey is so excited. He wants to leave now but we can't. Lots to be done first. So why am I on the computer instead??? Anyhow Mike is in Lethbridge training for his new job. YAY!!! It is just a part time/ when he wants to thing which will be good. It means he can still do things here in town but if he doesn't have something else he can go and do that. It has been rainy the last few days it is supposed to stop Tuesday but I don't think it will be dry enough Wednesday to do Mikey's party outside which means I will have 9 sugar high kids in my house plus four moms and three babies... it should be interesting.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Where to start....

ok folks... I am jumping on the band wagon. It is not that I am opposed to blogs in fact it is quite the opposite. I had one once before and I find blogging theraputic and addictive (sounds like an oxy-moron doesn't it). But "everyone else is doing it"... Well any one who is here probably knows me so... I will write it for memory sake. Our family began on January 24, 2004. Michael Douglas Blackmore and I, Krista Lyn (Thurston) were married for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple. We lived in Salt Lake for a year and then moved to Cardston, Alberta, Canada where we currently live. Shortly after moving here on May 28, 2005 we had a darling little boy ( as I write this tears well up in my eyes.. I am such a girl) Michael James Blackmore we call him Mikey or Little Bear. He is the joy of my life. Of course all moms say that. He is just the best kid ever (all moms say that too.) Last Summer/Fall we bought our house and we are loving it. Mike is a finish carpenter and all around amazing handy-man. What he would really love to do is build custom furniture ,which he is amazing at, but there just isn't the market for that in a small town. I am a stay at home mom. Some people add housewife but I am much better at the mom stuff then the house stuff. Mikey is on the tail end of potty training... what an adventure. He has done awsome. He loves all the regular boy stuff cars, trucks, tools, superheros, the usual. He is turning three in a couple weeks and we are excited for that. That is about all for now. Thanks for stopping by.