Monday, October 15, 2007

**Huge News 2 Share**

Is anyone out there? Does anyone in blogging world still believe that I'm alive?


Well I am. Partially. HaHaHa


So I bet your here to hear about the huge news right?

Well first you have to read this entire blog post and it'll be at the end. LOL Or if you're naughty you'll just scroll down to the end. Shame on you! hahaha

Okay so lets start with my layouts for Sweet Spud's October Kit! Which was so delish and so cozy and fallish and I just loved it and am totally bummed that I didn't get to play more. :(
Got to use some yummy American Craft Thickers here too! Mmmm.


This next layout actually didn't turn out how I had envisioned it, but none the less I still like it and I totally LOVE that foto. So yeah you may see another page like this with the same concept soon. LOL More awesome AC Thickers and the blue ribbon is AC too! LOVE.


And this little booger was so hard to get a foto of. It's on of those 4x6 photo magnets so I kept getting reflections. Anyways I just made a tiny layout and put it in. Now its a great decoration for my fridge or a great gift to give to Grandma or a favorite auntie. :) You can make them for any season or holiday or shoot why not all of them! Ha!



Speaking of kits... Have you guys been to the CocoCupcake blog recently? Ashley has posted the kit there and it is amazing! It's also for sale... HERE. I'm gonna steal the pic... Here it is...


Can you say YUM! Look at all the fabulous papers and delish embellies! Oooooo man I can't wait to get it!

And just real quick a few things I wanna share that are so awesome from Etsy...

Elles Studio- Everything she makes is da bomb! She has an awesome service going and she is just wonderful. Elle I love you girl! :)

HeatherJeany- Awesome Awesome cards and invites! Gah!!!!

Paperologie- Just found this place and it has some awesome tags. I'm dying to buy some!

The WISH Shoppe- Just recently purchased and recieved a few of here clear mini albums and they totally ROCK! They're perfect! I LOVE them!

There are so many more, but these are just a few I wanted to share for now. Hope you find something you like and buy it. LOL


Okay onto other things like... The MAC Holiday Collection! Yup you heard me its coming soon and you better be signed up for the newsletter. This stuff is gonna rock and I want one of everything. :) And next month the lipglass collections! Yeah baby!!!!!

Oh and before I forget over at the American Crafts Blog they are having a contest. And the cutest little monsters ever! You could win THICKERS!!! How cool is that. So head over there and get your guesses in and good luck to you!

Okay Okay are you ready to hear huge news? Alright here it goes...






I'm not sure how many of my blog readers know my story, but I've had a really hard time conceiving since the birth of Timmy. Remember this...


For the last few years my husband and I really wanted another baby. Especially a sibling for Timmy. Well I started to see a specialist and basically after numerous tests, visits, refusing drugs, frustration, tears, and prayers my Doctor wanted me to start a fertility program. We decided against it and just believed no matter how tough the decision was that it just wasn't God's time for us. So we gave up. On everything.

Well about a month and a half ago Tim and I went to Magic Mountain. I came home super ill. I was barfing and dizzy and my ears were plugged. I just thought it would pass that it was just from the rides. Then a week went by and I was still in the same condition. I went to see the Doctor and wow...


I AM SO PREGNANT!!!!!!


Omgosh! We were Thrilled when we found out. We were definitely shocked to say the least. Who would have guessed right? WOW. God is so good! It's so funny how things work out. I keep telling everyone that this miracle is God answering Timmy's prayers. I can't count the times in this year that Timmy has asked God for a baby. Sometimes even during grace. :) Weeeeeeeeeeee I am over the moon.
The baby is perfectly fine and I am perfectly miserable! Such nausea my body has never known and never wants to know again. LOL I get dizzy spells and just wanna barf everything that goes down my mouth. UGH. It is horrible. LOL But will definitely be completely worth it!
We are 10 weeks pregnant! And what an amazing blessing. We are truly still soaking it all in. We are all on sucha natural high it's insane. It's going to be an amazing journey.


Thanks for all of you who still faithfully visit this old blog. I just have not had the energy to post anything. I don't even have the energy to keep up with all my blogging girls! I miss you chicas! You know who you are! I'm sending huge hugs to you girls!

Hopefully this nausea will only last my first trimester and not my entire pregnancy. Ugh. I am dying to scrap okay? LOL

Well I better give it a rest don't wanna over do it.
Love ya all and hope to post more soon!
xoxoxo

74 comments:

Barbara said...

love the layouts!!! and congrats!!! thats great news!!!

Rock'nmama said...

I SO knew it! Yay so happy!

Vee said...

CONGRATS mamma!!! that is SO awesome and I am so HAPPY for you!! YEAH!!!
awesome scrappage, missed you :)

Augusti_73 said...

Congrats! I'm so happy for you and your husband!

Siany said...

*HUGE* congrats!!

Jenny + Mark = Love said...

Congrats. I had a super "sicky" pregnancy the second time around. I spent a ton of time not keeping food down and having to go into the hospital to get i.v.'s to hydrate myself. Now my little darling is 6 years old. I sympathize with you not feeling up to par.
Love your layouts too.

RachelDenbow said...

YAAAYYY!!! I'm so happy for you and your sweet family! Are you guys going to find out the gender when that time comes? Wow! Girl, I hope for a settled stomach soon for you.

staceyfike said...

i am SO sos os sososososo happy for you!!!!

congrats!!!!

email me sometime.....

Julie said...

Congratulations Mara....that is awesome. The nausea will pass,and you'll soon have a sweet bundle of joy. Think of what you can create then:)

*~*Amber*~* said...

Oh My Goodness!! Josh just asked how you were doing the other day and I said I needed to e-mail you... but girl... totally CONGRATS to you and your hubs!! And Timmy!!!
LOVES YOU!!!
xoxo

kayla renee macaulay said...

that is awesome news. I have missed you around but you have such a great reason.
So happy for you.

HUGs
Kayla

Meg said...

Congrats Congrats Congrats! That is so wonderful for you and your family :)

Nessa said...

OMGGGGG i'm so so happy for you!! you know that i really like you and i m so happy and for having 2 sons i understand how happy your are!!!!
take care mara and give us some news
a big big big kizz to you and your baby
lub
nessa

Kristen =) said...

Congrats on the GREAT news!

Love the new layouts... Gorgeous!

Gwen said...

OMG i am so haapy for you!!!
congrats..whowho....great news!!
xoxo

Lizee said...

oooh sexy mama CONGRATS!!!!!!
ya know i had a feeling u might be preggers, when u mentioned a couple of blog posts ago that u barfin and soooo sick! haha i knew it! congrats!!!!

ooh thanks for sharing the delicious eye candy LO :)

Susan J said...

Congrats! I love what you did with the Sweet Spuds kit.

Christina C. said...

wow! congrats sweetie! that is so fantastic. I hope the sickness passes soon.

beautiful layouts as always.

grungedandy said...

you'll just have to scrap with 2 bins one for paper bits & one to barff in LOL! congrats on the news love the stuff as usual!
seeya hugya

*G*

Happay said...

I'll say there are a few who have noticed when you post. Big hugs and huge congrats! I hope you are feeling better soon. I'm very happy for you!

Bekka said...

Congratulations to you!!!

Rach H said...

have to come out of lurkdom to say 'congrats'.
yes the sickie part is not fun but soooooo worth having that baby at the end!! :)
being hangin to see the seeet spuds LO's.........fantastic!!
take it easy!!

michelle said...

omg! that is so amazing what wonderful news and a great blessing.. congrats!

Bridget said...

Congratulations! So thrilled for you! Hope you're feeling better very soon!

Elle's Studio said...

OMGOODNESS CONGRATULATIONS MARA!! I'm sooooooo excited and happy for you and your husband and Timmy too!!! You HAVE to let me know, later on when you find out, if it's a boy or girl!!! And I love you to girly!! You're so sweet!

phinner said...

Been lurking on your blog for awhile, but I "had" to post a comment and say CONGRATULATIONS!!! Awesome news!

I so enjoy your work! Every LO you do inspires me! : .)

Take good care of yourself and the bebe!

Sherri said...

Congrats!
Best wishes to you and your family!

shelly b said...

YEAH for you!!! Congrats!!!

Spud said...

Yipeeeeeeeee!!! This is such good news!!! Your little "flu" bug will be so cute!!!

LUUUUUV the layouts!!!

Thanks!!!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations little girl! I am so thrilled for you I just wanna cry---I so know how hard it is to want a baby, but how hard that is to actually achieve---take care and enjoy!
Melissa

Jill Deiling said...

wow, congratulations!! That is so exciting! :) I'm happy for you!
Love your new scrappy pages, I missed looking at them! :)

CocoCupcake said...

OMG!!! Congrats!!! I'm so happy for you and your family : ) Keep me posted on how this go can't wait to hear more! Have a great rest of the week and rest up : )WOW that is awesome news!!!

Sue said...

Congrats, I'm so happy for you and your family. Take care of yourself girl.

Erin H. said...

That's fantastic news!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Best wishes to you and the whole family!

*fauve* said...

Thats sooo great,huge congrats girl!!

a little about me and my life said...

a huge hug right back to you.

i am soooo happy for you honey.

so happy!

Mary said...

congrats to you & your family. what totally fab news. and lovin the layouts girl (as always!)

Jane said...

What fabulous news!!! Huge congrats to you all!!! Hope you're feeling better real soon!!

Jane (Janedee)

deb said...

Gorgeous layouts. And SO exciting about the baby news!

Dana said...

Love the layouts!! and congrats on the baby!!!

Scrappermania said...

Congrats!!!!!!
Love the layouts!

Christine said...

Congrats sweetie pie! Now run and ask your doctor for some "Zofran" cause it helps with the nausea feelen'. Don't know where I would of been without this miracle drug...I was sick through my whole pregnancy and this stuff got me through it. Now I wish they had a pill for me that could give me that extra boost of energy I need at four in the afternoon. Jeez. That would certainly help. Congrats again darlen'! Thought your feelen' sick was lasting a little long. So cool! Woohoo!
Christine

mari said...

congrats on the pregnancy!!! I love your posts on your blog, all these cool links and pictures of your beautiful artwork!

xxoo
Mari

Amy said...

Congrats! Being that sick I bet it is going to be a girl!

Nura Keif said...

Congrats girl!!! So happy for you!!
Take care;-D

Cristina said...

CONGRATS to you !!! And to your sweet family ! I've missed you and thought in something bad happening... but YOUHOU it's such a goog news !!
(and your LO are so yum!!!!)

Feel so happy for you all !!!

Danielle said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! That is fabulous news :)

Anonymous said...

SHE IS GOING TO BE SO PURDY! YAY! CONGRATS ON YOU LIL ONE...... I CAN ONLY IMAGINE HOW EXCITED YOU ARE......:)

BIG HUG LITTLE KISS FOR THE BABY..

Jessica said...

Congrats Mara-May. I'm excited for you.

Charin said...

Beautiful layouts as usual!! :)
And I am so happy for you and your new baby to be!! :) :) That's wonderful news :)
I had my first baby in January and I was sick like that for the first 4 months...actually *lost* weight instead of gaining...and we had a girl. So just saying, Timmy might be having a baby sister :)
Best of luck! Take care of you two :)

Laurie said...

kladjfsldkdjfaks get out!!!

awsome news girl!! i am now just reading this!!! yo mammas all knocked up! love it! so happy for you guys!!! take care and take care of yourself doll...don't worry bout net land...we are here...hugs!

Amy Solovay said...

CONGRATS!! I am crying tears of joy for you!! How exciting.

Your layouts are gorgeous! LOVE your color sense!

Kendalls Mom 3 said...

Congrats! I'm so happy for you and your family. I'm a newbie here but I love your work and American Crafts!Off to visit their site...

Anonymous said...

ms318i said:

yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh congrats sweetie........

that is awesome news.........

take care of yourself...........feet up, relax.....and make sure those boyz of yours spoil you rotten

big hugz across the miles sweetz

Viviane said...

OMG!! Just read that!!!
I'm soooo happy for you!! Really!!
This is so amazing :)
HUGE congrats to you and your hubby.

celine navarro said...

WOOOHOOOO!! I'm so happy for you all, honey!!!! MWAH MWAH MWAH! big hugs! :)

Jessica K. said...

Congrats! That is WONDERFUL news!!

Alicia said...

Congrats!! on the new baby coming!!


I got tagged girl!! So I thought I would share the love with you!!When you get to feeling better, you have been tagged!!
http://mysissorsrockpaper-alicia.blogspot.com/

lisa garay said...

oh my goodness!
i just read your news :O
dude!!!
so happy for you.
God is GOOD.
super huge congrats!!!

Anonymous said...

Mara... I'm just reading this now.... cool, cool, cool! I'm so happy for you all. Congrats... I hope the sicky times go away soon so you can enjoy! congrats! :)

xo, jann

jamie jvprairiegirl said...

oh, I am so thrilled for you Mara- I remember how bady you have wanted this~!

Best wishes that the sickness ends and the fun can begin. I think of u often!

Melonie said...

HUGE Congrats to you and your family!

Eminepala said...

Oh my... Huge congrats Mara... So so so happy for you

xoxo
emine

Karen L said...

Congratulations Mara - what a wonderful answer to Timmy's prayers. I've been a lurker on your blog for a long time, but just had to congratulate you on such wonderful and exciting news.

RitasCottage said...

Mara!!!! Congratulations!!! so happy for you and, of course, those layouts!!!!! you rock the house of scrap mara! rock on....

Maize Hutton said...

YAY FOR YOU! CONGRATS!!!

Anonymous said...

wow, I knew as soon as I saw the title of this post what your news was!!! Congrats... hopefully you'll feel better soon! I'll be thinking "pink" for ya!

Heidi

Breanne Crawford said...

congratulations!!!!!!!!

tammy kay said...

okay honey. miss you!

come back soon.

Rita Weiss said...

Congratulations Mara!!!!!!! Whoo hooo....and way to rock the layouts! Gosh, I love your work. hugs, R. xo

Anonymous said...

OMG UPDATE THIS STUFF!!!! YOU PROBABLY HAD YOUR BABY ALREADY....LOL

Amber Risher said...

CONGRATS!!!!!!!! SO VERY HAPPY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!!!!!!!

Josh said...

Congrats!!! God is good and His timing is perfect!!!

We will keep you in our prayers!!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Mara May!