Yes I am still here or I should say we are still around. Soccer season is finished! Rachel made two goals the last game. Haley was hit in the face with the soccer ball, but then went out and chased the ball and felt better about getting angry at that ball that hit her in the face.
We had parent/teacher conferences last week and Rachel is cruising along in her different subjects. She has an A- in math and that is because she flew through one of her tests and missed 12 problems because she was trying to be the first one done.........well it hurt her grade a little, but she learned her lesson!
Rachel had Future Cheerleading Camp last week and cheered at the game last Friday. She definitely showed her spirit........go Rachel! Haley received her own pom-poms and showed her spirit too. When I asked her if she wanted to be a cheerleader she smiled and said "definitely."
Both girls are growing out of everything. Shoes, clothes, socks, coats..........ah and Haley cannot wear Rachel's hand-me-downs as Haley is almost as big as Rachel.........so much for saving Rachel's clothes for Haley.......Rachel will be wearing Haley's hand-me-downs before long! So we did a shopping trip to Ottumwa last night and bought new tennis shoes (after mom has learned to buy the girls what I like to wear, cuz the cute shoes are not feasible when it comes to walking and playing in them cuz the girls are too darn clumsy and trip and fall in the cutesy shoes.......lesson learned by mom)!
I am wanting to change out the hardware in my kitchen as the handles we have like to reach out and grab you and I have torn a few pants from those handles and I am tired of it. BUT my husband is too opinionated about things and does not like what I have picked out, so it is the battle of two hard headed people to figure out what we will settle on for new hardware............he likes the handles that you can just reach straight down and pull out and I like the handles that have the curved arch and covered in pulls (I will take pics and show you what I mean later). Whatever we settle on it will be better than what we have!
So the races are over too! We were rained out Friday night and Saturday we had 162 cars and the races were over by 1 a.m. Too late, but a lot of cars and a lot of crazy drivers. We had a few roll overs, but all drivers were okay. It was fun this time and it was nice to have the extra help! That took a lot of stress off of Chris and I both. I told him though that I did not want to promote any race tracks next year, it is not and will not be my cup of tea but you know me I will do what my husband needs me to do!
So as I type this bit of my life that has happened over the last three weeks I am waiting to start my day of work. We have no work for me to do (which is freaking frustrating) and I can do some housework that needs to be done (do not really want to but should). The house is quiet (until I turn on Carrie Underwood) and I am going to enjoy my little bit of time alone! Hope everyone has a wonderful week and Happy Halloween! I will post pics of the girls outfits (when I figure out how to post pics)!