Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
Read More

This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More

Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
Read More

This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More

Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
Read More

This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More

Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
Read More

This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More

Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
Read More

This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More

Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
Read More

This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More

Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
Read More

This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More

Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
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This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
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15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
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Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
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“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
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DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
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Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
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Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
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Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
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This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More

Half a year later

I honestly don't even know where to begin. My last post was in December of 2014, and it's now July 2015. That's WAY to long to go without posting. So today, I start again. But where to start? Do I make a post about Jack, Lane, Tough Mudder, my new tattoo, the basement, work, beer, the gym, or somewhere else? Too much has happened over the past 7 months to capture it all. There's just no way to get it all into a post, and I'm sure I've forgotten more things than I'd ever be able to share here. So now that I've wasted the first two paragraphs talking about…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

DIY Begins!

We are in the new crib! It's beautiful, big....and BROWN. Don't get me wrong, this house is amazing. With that being said, almost every single room is going to get redecorated. I love the 'country' feel the house has nestled in a cute subdivision and tucked back in the trees, but it needs some fresh color, some light, some updating.....some "Turner". Looking around and starting my list of "to dos" has been a bit overwhelming so far, so I'm narrowing it down to one room at a time. First up, the laundry room. Before/Progress/After pics will come soon. Wish us luck!
Read More

Sniper Slow Down!

As you can tell, it's been a while since the Snipers have had a post! Life is happy, and busy, and lovely. Here's what we've missed....and I'll try to fill in pics from any of these events if I can soon! -Jess turned 30 in style! A weekend at the lake with awesome friends and so much fun. -A week long beach trip with the family. Chase grew fins and Lane fell in love with the water...especially the pool. -School started! How do we already have a 5th grader? Yikes. -A little baby who is suddenly a BIG eight month old. -A car accident with SB that lead to a…
Read More

Summertime cobbler!!

The boys and I went berry picking this morning! The loot was amazingly delicious so cobblers must be created. Step 1 & 2 are below. Stay tuned for the finished product!!
Read More

Babys at the Beach!

We have amazing friends. Honestly. The Friday before Memorial Day weekend SB gets a call asking to go to the beach for the weekend. Um. YES! The last few weeks of school are brutal for a teacher so I was in desperate need of a getaway. We packed, bought sunscreen, and hoped in the car by 8pm that night. 6 sleepy hours and one speeding ticket later we arrived in the middle of the night to the beach house. I could hear the waves in the distance. I swear I could live at the beach. I'm sure having sand in every place possible would eventually get old, but.....nah, it wouldn't.…
Read More

This day can suck it.

Let me count the ways: Baby was fussy this morning and wide awake at 5:35, a mere 10 mins before my alarm was set to go off. Don't you just love waking up BEFORE your alarms goes off. Also, he didn't feel it was necessary to go back to sleep. I weighed myself today, thinking I would be on track for my P90X goal. Nope. Looks like I'm right at where I started. Things fit better, I feel and look better, but I want that damn scale to reflect something!  This thing: Delights Turkey Sausage Quesadilla, probably made me more hungry than I was before I started eating it. I…
Read More

15 miles

That's how far we biked on the Silver Comet Trail today. So much fun and hurt so good. I can't wait until we're closer and can do it more often. The countdown begins!!
Read More