A Gram of My Life

I’m going to start a new series here on the blog. I’ll kinda just do it whenever, hopefully not interfereing with the craft and recipe posts! I’ll be more so you can get to know the me behind the blog. The Mom, Family, Messy House, and crazy life we are entangled in! Because lets be honest, we are real people here at the Barker house, and we do real people things.


I’ll take pictures from my Instagram, status updates from my Facebook, and random journal entries that describe what we’re doing.


PicMonkey Collage

1- I got to go on a date with my hubby!! Oh, and I wore red lipstick. What could be better? (oh yah, the Jazz could have won instead of suck it up in the second half of the game!)

2- We have new callings at church, and this Sunday is our first time teaching. We got our manual this week, and I’ve been planning ever since

3- Last Sunday at church, I stole a baby! She’s darling, and it was great to get my baby fix

4- I cleaned my kitchen counters and rearranged stuff in the kitchen. I needed to take a picture, because like I suspected, it didn’t look like this by the time Sean got home from work

5- I bought this sweater online, and I’ve been checking my door every day waiting for it to arrive. Boy I hope it fits, cause I hate online shopping for that exact reason.

6- The kids had their very first Root Beer Float. He loved it, but didn’t appreciate it when he ran out of ice-cream and still had root beer left!



Facebook updates:

1/4/13 – Tonight, after putting the kids to bed, they were being extra loud. As I got closer to the room I noticed the light was on. I opened the door and got after William for being out of bed and turning it on, to which he replied "but I’m trying to find the tiny green baby Mom". I then turned to see EVERY baby doll we own (except the tiny green baby) in Gracie’s crib with her. She was in heaven, so of course I apologized and helped him find tiny green baby.
Needless to say, they are still awake 2 and a half hours after bedtime!


1/3/13 – Today I cant stop thinking about the amazing husband I have. I’ve been searching the net for flights to vegas for my upcoming girls vacation with my friends from High School. And all I can think of is how amazing he is for earning the money so I can go, watching the kiddos while I’m there, and being supportive of everything that I’ve ever wanted to do, no matter how crazy or inconvenient it is to him.
Seriously, I don’t know how I ever got so lucky to get a guy like him.


12/31/12 – Tonight I was trying to explain the concept of New Years to William. I explained that it’s going to be a new day, a new month, and a new year. To which he then screamed in my face "Tomorrow gets to be another CHRISTMAS?!?!!!!" You see, i’ve spent the past week telling him that Christmas is over, and that he has to wait until next year for it to come again. Talk about lesson’s back firing on you!



Boy I sure do love my life!!!!


What have you been up to lately?


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  1. Cute photos, and what a fun idea for a series too.

  2. cuteness!

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