Bits of Sweetness: Sometimes & Always

Sometimes & Always

Sometimes I can't get over how cute our son is, especially squeaky clean out of the tub.
Always I love to give him lots of hugs and kisses, all the while smelling his soft freshly-cleaned hair.

Sometimes I wish we had more money. It would be so nice to have about ten million things on our wish list. (like, a house. All our bills paid off. Newer nicer clothes that were semi in-style. Newer cars.)
Always I try to count my blessings for what we do have because the blessings outnumber the wish-we-hads.

Sometimes I get our place semi-clean
{although, don't be too fooled! Those storage containers do a fabulous job of hiding disorganized mess well!}
Always I wish I were better at keeping our place up all the time. There are a lot of things that end up just always being in a semi-constant state of being undone. (Like, the laundry. Or our room being organized. Or the kitchen floor being clean. Or.. or...)

Sometimes I intentionally decide to go with what weather mood I am in for the day. Usually it's sunny. Because, I mean really- shouldn't it be a sunny day if we feel like it should be?! I think so!
Always I end up laughing at myself for not checking! This kind of thing ends up happening:
Sometimes I stumble upon awesome ideas. Like this one.
Using pictures of Christmas cards as contact photos in your phone!
Genius!
Image courtesy of Pinterest
 Always I kindof wish I had been the brilliant one to think up the idea!

Sometimes I regret the silly insults that sometimes get thrown at my beloved hubby.
Always I try to tell him how much I love him. (And um, try to do it so it's not right after the above-mentioned insults so it's not only saying it to make up for what I wished I hadn't said. So hard though huh?!)

Sometimes I wish I had a million cans of colorful spray paint.
(Ok maybe not that many! I'll take like 20 though!!)
Then I could go thrift store treasure hunting for some awesome unique figures and do this:
Image courtesy of Pinterest



Always  I wish I were more crafty. I wonder why everyone always says I am. I just know where to look for ideas! They're usually not my own! (Remember. Thinking up neat ideas and doing them are two different things! Not to mention, there is always a balance in life! Usually the days I am crafty things like laundry or dishes don't get done! So don't feel too bad!)

Sometimes I wish I spent more time with Andrew
Always I am thankful for the time I do spend with him and am able to make memories! (Now to just make a point of doing it more!)

Sometimes I stay up until 2 am
Always I regret it the next day! Wonder why I did it... and.. inevitably do it again?! What is up with that?! (Ok so I have school as a good excuse!Kindof?! ;-) )


8 comments :

  1. I am so glad you have admitted that whilst being crafty your house is being neglected lol because I just can't seem to find a balance!!
    I also admire you for admitting that you can't keep up with the house because neither can I and it is not for the lack of trying.
    I loved this post, and yes, heaps more money would be fantastic!!

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  2. I'm with you on the money thing. I do that too often. :(

    Defining Tabitha

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  3. Awe I love your sometimes and always! I'm so glad you joined up, Megan is a wonderful girl!

    I love pinterest and admit I can't find a balance either!

    Thanks for sharing the christmas card contact idea. I love it and will have to do that!

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  4. Sometimes in the PNW, you HAVE to wear what you want to wear. Especially when it just rains and rains during summertime. I'm with ya there.
    I also wish I could think of some of those Pinterest ideas. But then if that happened, I wouldn't be addicted to Pinterest. Hmmm, that may be a good/bad thing, ha!

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  5. People always think I am crafty too and rarely are they my ideas! :)

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  6. He is so cute! Love babies when they are fresh out of the tub!
    That is a smart idea with the christmas photo cards, going to have to do that :)
    Thanks for stopping by my guest post, please let me know if you need any toilet paper ;) ahaha
    I am your newest follower.

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  7. I stay up WAY too late all the time. It's so hard to go to sleep early because the night time is the only time I get to myself! During the day, the kids are everywhere! And they need me constantly! Who knew kids would be so demanding! Ha ha. But yep, I stay up way too late and always regret it the next day.

    I am majorly addicted to Pinterest! Love it, love it, love it. I have a Pinterest link on my blog and if you click on it, you can follow me. I have a ton of stuff pinned on there :)

    They All Call Me Mom

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  8. i love "sometimes and always" :) love that idea for using christmas card pics for contacts - smart! You are such a sweet mama and wife, friend!

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