Saturday, December 11, 2010

Man oh Man!

I'm here! I'm aaaaliiiiiiiiive!

I wanted to stop by and let everyone know we are alive and functioning...

As well as the Army has given us a run for our money lately! I am hoping to post a big entry tomorrow to update since it will probably be a while before I get to post again.

And on another note... 53DAYS until we leave!

Friday, August 6, 2010

Big news #2 - We got orders!!!

So... we are MOVING!

Not so unheard of in the military life but this is big. For us. I was really hoping to follow a friend to Ft. Bragg, NC. We figured we wouldn't have orders until Dan got done with his schooling for reclass, which is in January. I really figure when Christmas rolled around, we would be slammed with orders to move within 6 weeks to who knows where. Well, July 1st I logged into AKO, to find out that we have orders. Cool! That gives me time to prepare. To where? um.. Dan what is CP Darby? I have no idea, hun. Ok, I'll google it. Camp Darby? Where is that? I don't know.. me either... Did ya follow that? LOL.

Camp Darby- ITALY!!!! Reporting Early Feb 2011. ITALY?!?! What?!?! Are you serious?!?! Let the freak out begin.

Within the first week of knowing this I had called everyone and everywhere possible to get information on an overseas move. I don't think I ever used google so much in my life.

Dan is very excited, I am too. But still in shock a month after finding out. He has done his Levy briefing already and we are on the road to going. We know where we will be porting our van from, which airport we fly out of, everything about the passports. We have an overseas briefing next week which will fill us in a little more. But at this time, its waiting for passports (no fee as well as tourist) and waiting for our stuff to be shipped then we leave out lol.

So in Feb, we are moving to ITALY for a minimum of 3 years. WOOT

Here are some pictures of the area we are moving to- Livorno, Italy.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Big news #1

I have two things in my life that are BIG news. The first one is, on September 11th I will be a certified Zumba instructor!!! If you are not aware, I am clearly addicted to Zumba. At one point was doing 3 classes a day. It has now tapered down a bit since I have trouble going with the kids out of school and dan back at work.

I never in my life EVER imagined I would be a fitness instructor of any kind!! I am so very excited, because this will bring new adventures in my life and be a plus for my other big news... which is actually HUGE news!

Friday, July 30, 2010

Big News!

I have TWO things in my life that are big news... one is really HUGE!!!! I will be sharing in a few days, so stop back to see what is happening in our lives :)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010


Well It surely has been a while! I am giving you a heads up- get ready to be bombarded with posts!!!!

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Bahama Mama!

We took our cruise to the Bahama's. It was very relaxing. I have to be honest though that the islands aren't all they are cracked up to be. The ship itself was a blast!!

Friday, July 2, 2010

Front page

We made the front page of the newspaper for the welcome home ceremony!!!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

He is HOME!!!

One of the main reason I have neglected my blog is because my husband made it home safely from Iraq! They got in on May 26. It was hotter then hell in the gym, let me tell you! I am so glad that I had a personal photographer there to capture the moments for me! I did not cry like a baby this time though. I'm not sure why, I did miss him I swear. Here are some pictures to relive the memory.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

#1 Slacker!

With all the gym time I have and getting ready for my loveto return home, plus enjoying friends and the sun, I have neglected my blog :( Since my love should be here shortly!!! I hope to get back into the swing of things soon. Checked my Donut of misery today- check it out!!!

Monday, May 17, 2010

So close I can taste it!

The reason I haven't been around lately is because Hubby is due home very soon! I am preparing my house... and mind for his arrival back home :) I love what my donut says now. LOL.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Crunch... Crunch!

Although I clearly know the date and what month it is... I didn't realize how close it is!!! I have got to bust a move! Dan's foot locker came today, that is a sure sign the deployment is ending. Guess I shall start a real to do list.

I know he is not coming home to see the house but i want it to be clean and tidy for him :)

What's something you would do for the return of your husband?

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Time for a vent

never mind... deleted as I reread it and I was not very nice.. and the new me is trying be nicer.

As many know, watch out for jenn when she is mad!

This isn't about being mad though.. just hurt

And future reference for some... don't let people stick their heads up your ass so far that you have 4 legs instead of two. :)

Wanted to add- that verizon's ability to block numbers is a novel idea!
Have a fabulous night!


Saw this on Blog of an armywife and thought it would be fun to play along!


B. BED SIZE: KING, how I ever had a queen, is beyond me!

C. CHORE YOU HATE: laundry

D. DOG'S NAME: Bad Dog... well, not really, it's Jack Bauer.

E. ESSENTIAL "START THE DAY!" ITEM: toilet paper, I always have to pee when i get up!


G. GOLD OR SILVER: White gold

H. HEIGHT: 5' 6"


J. JOB: maid, nurse, teacher, photographer, counselor, ok.. I'm a mom and wife

K. KIDS: Do I have to?

L. LIVING ARRANGEMENTS: Me, 4 kids, a bad dog, fish and cat... hubby will return soon!

N. NICKNAME: just jenn... or bitch here and there

M. MOM'S NAME: Katherine

O. OVERNIGHT HOSPITAL STAY: Lots! last one was when I had boston.

P. PET PEEVE: Haha! Lots. Two faced people, women who wear their husbands rank, people who don't have the balls to say what they are thinking and rather just 'gossip' about it to other and not confront the person they have the problem with, people who feel the need to get what you have- but better- life is not a competition. Oh and there is more...

Q. QUOTE FROM A MOVIE:"you're mom goes to college"- napoleon dynamite


S. SIBLINGS: a handful... Amanda, jessica, Kala, Marissa, Alexis and michael


U. UNDERWEAR: I wear 'em

V. VEGGIE YOU DISLIKE: those little cabbage ball looking things

W. WAYS/REASONS YOU ARE LATE: Cassidy, bubba, kaiden and boston

X. X-RAYS YOU'VE HAD: neck and back from the car accident

Y. YUMMY FOOD YOU MAKE: anything that comes out of a box



For some reason at this moment I am really missing my husband. More then normal... uh oh.. is it kicking in??!?!

Saturday, May 8, 2010

May I?

Give in to my swollen head moment from earlier today? I just measured myself... last measurement was 3.26.10... I am down over 11 inches between my waist, hips, left thigh and left upper arm, 15+ inches total over all but Spark people only does one leg and upper arm lol. I'd like to share a picture from the day dan left in August 2009 and the picture of us from R&R... Am I hallucinating when I see a difference in myself?