Welcome to my little corner of the world. I am so honored by your visit today. My name is Kristi and I am married to my college sweetheart(I refer to him here as "Mr. Incredible"), momma to my 2 beautiful girls who are growing much too quickly, a high school computer teacher, photographer, and a gardener (at times~right now I'm growing weeds). I love to laugh, drink strong Starbucks coffee, take pictures, and be anywhere my family is. Jesus is my Savior and I try so hard to be the wife and momma that He has called me to be. I often fail but He lovingly picks me up, dusts me off, and encourages me that with Him all things are possible. Feel free to join me on this journey of faith, stop in and say hello, look around, and leave a comment~I love comments. Why "Kiki's Corner?" My nephews call me Aunt Kiki and I love that too.

May Craziness!

Hello month of May...what have you done to me???

Can anyone possibly relate?
The end of the school year is always crazy
(I always think of Hammie from Over the Hedge
when I type/say Crazy, "Crazy Rabid Squirrel" is what he says).

Anyway, this month has brought award ceremonies, end of the year tests, band concerts, forms to fill out for next year, semester exams, high school ring order (be still my heart), and trying to help with last minute details for graduating seniors, etc. I am finding that I have to write myself notes and leave them where I will remember to look for them. Each day has a new note (but since I am a list checker-0ffer it is fun to see all of the checked marks).

As if that wasn't enough, in my delight at having free time after teaching school (instead of going to school at night), I have a major nesting/spring cleaning issue (NOOOOO, I am not expecting!).

In the last week we have planted our vegetable garden, worked in the yard, pruned all of our trees, made graduation gifts (I'll try to post pics later), cleaned out my closet, cleaned the pantry and refrigerator, and I even got out the ol' ironing board and iron and actually ironed...and the best part is that I enjoyed it! I have to laugh because ironing is so not my thing. I love the dryer setting that says "Refresh."

My family believes that I have lost it (they are kidding, I think) but they don't realize how good it feels to have the free time to get caught up on things that I have needed to do.
My neck is cooperating these days, most of the time, so I can finally work on my to-do list.

Tomorrow is our last day of school and then "School's out for Summer!" Woo-hoo!
I am looking forward to spending time with my family and taking time to rest and refresh my soul. It has been quite a semester. Tears flood my eyes as I reflect on all that has happened since January. I am so thankful for the all sufficiency of God! He is amazing.

Rachel is doing very well. Bless her heart, she still has daily headaches but she is doing really well. Due to her numerous absences this semester, she had to take all of her semester exams and she has done very well. She only has one to go in the morning.

Hannah had to take semester exams this year too. Wow! She is growing up. Both of the girls received their TAKS scores last week. Rachel was commended in History and Hannah was commended in English and Math. Thank You, Father!

Okay, okay, this has been a rather lengthy post.
I better get back to my "To-Do" List.
Ya'll have a great evening!



Melanie said...

So good to hear from you, Kristi, and know that all is well. I have been concerned about your neck and I am so relieved that it has been cooperating.

Michele Williams said...

I'm exhausted just reading your post! LOL!!! Where do you get all that energy? Congrats on the graduation again! You are awesome girl!!! And congrats to your daughters too!


The Real Me! said...

Ahhh! Don't you love it when you see that light at the end of an extremely long tunnel? LOL. I need to get spring cleaning myself or it's going to turn into summer cleaning! LOL.
Love you my friend.
P.S. It's good hearing from you again.

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Just blog hopping tonight and enjoyed reading your blog...I am posting on our Disney trip so hope you will stop by. Also, the June giveaway starts today...all comments left in June will be in the drawing for the "June Card Box"! You will have to go down a few posts to read about the monthly giveaway.

the voice of melody said...

Oh my, so many things going on and so many thing accomplished! Good for you!

Brenda said...

What a busy girl you have been! I LOVE your new blog look! Congrats on the the wonderful things going on in your life!