Monday, August 23, 2010


Inspiration is a funny thing. I can feel so inspired one minute and then it's completely gone the next. I got inspired by a woman who writes a blog, that I actually got through my sister and mom. She seems to enjoy life to the absolute fullest and appears to enjoy every second with her children. I read one of her stories and felt so inspired to be the very best mom I can possibly be and to really enjoy my time off with my girls. This lasted about 2 days. And most everyday after that I try really hard to think about those couple of days and try to relive them. I honestly want to be the best mom I can be, have as much fun with my girls as I can because I know there will become a time when the won't want to hang onto mommy's leg anymore. Below (and above because I can't figure out how to write above the picture) are some of my inspired times. I hope to continue to do fun things with my girls and to stay motivated and inspired because they truly are my everything and I want nothing but for them to know how much I love them and how much they mean to me.

This picture (and the one on top) is from a family hike we took with the girls' Tee-tee, Uncle Rob and cousin Charlie.

The picture below is from a scavenger hunt we went on near my sister's house. The girls had a great time looking for their "treasures" and putting them into their cute purses. And yes, Gracie decided she wanted to wear her Sleeping Beauty dress while looking for her things!

This is Gracie having fun hair-do day. She says she's Dorothy from Wizard of Oz!

Where there's inspiration there's got to be paint!

Another scavenger hunt picture.

We picked this rose to put into one of Gracie's princess vases to have a tea party.

Here we are at Community Park feeding the ducks. Which, by the way they are NOT shy at all! The ducks that is!

Gracie in her dance class :) She's always looking at herself in the mirror while dancing by. Hmmm.. wonder where she got that??

That concludes my inspiration moments for now... hopefully I'll be posting some more good times!


  1. And you are my inspiration! You always do such neat things with the girls. You are such a fun mom!

  2. I hadn't seen your latest entries! YOU are also my inspiration, Ashley! You are a fun and great mommy and I love you so much! Way to go on your blog! Awesome!!!!