Thursday, March 31, 2011


It has been a heck of a day for the Lueth household. For all of us.

Okay, so maybe I should elaborate a little. Let's just say that I do not live to work, I work to live. Don't get me wrong I am so thankful and appreciative that I have my job. I love working where I do, it's just that my work does not define me. I dream of a day when I finally find what makes me happy. I guess I am looking for passion in what I do in my every day life. I keep thinking to myself, "what do I want to be when I grow up?". Sadly, I think I have missed my chance at being a famous pop star or actress.

I have to admit, sometimes I get a little jealous of Nate. He loves Chiropractic care, and it is/was his dream. I have also found a deep love for Chiropractic care, but I know it's not realistic for me to start at Palmer and relive all that comes with that again. It just isn't possible for us. Thankfully, because I work, I have always been able to feel like a major role in his dream. There is something to be said for that, right?

Enough with this pity party, I am truly thankful and happy for my job. Yesterday, was simply just a long day. We all have those, and they make us appreciate the normal days just a little bit more.

It will just be Coop and myself this weekend. I feel some spring cleaning, picture taking and crafting coming my way. How about a new spring wreath?

Monday, March 28, 2011

Feeling the love...

Last night Nate and I sat down to watch our wedding video together. First, we watched the slide show that we played at our reception. I love seeing pictures of chubby little baby Nate. Makes me wonder what our kids will look like someday.

When we put the wedding video in, it took me right back to that day. Almost nine months ago now. Time has just flown since the wedding. I get all excited and giddy about it. I had thought and dreamt about the moment Nate would first see me all done up since the moment he put a ring on my finger (and probably long before if I am being honest here).

I wish I could relive that day over and over. Many people had different opinions about me getting married on my Birthday. I could not be happier that I did. Although, I will always give Nate a hard time about sharing my Birthday with our anniversary he knows that it is exactly what I wanted. It has always been my most favorite day of the year and now I get to share it with my most favorite man in the world!

As we sat there cuddled up watching, I just thought about everything that has all happened since that day. It warmed my heart. Sometimes I feel like we have already lost that "newlywed feeling" when we fight about some pretty pointless things, but I can definitely say that we have not. I am enjoying each and every minute of our first year together as husband and wife.

Sunday, March 27, 2011


I LOVE projects! Thankfully so does Nate. Well, man-projects that is. Although he occasionally helps me cut tulle for tutus I know it's not his cup of tea.

This weekend we did not have any major plans so we decided to finally start on a project we have been dreaming up for awhile...a headboard for our bed.

Here is the before picture.

And after! I LOVE it! We have some more ideas in store for our bedroom, so I cannot wait to see how everything comes together.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

tick-tock..don't stop!

We celebrated another year together! Turns out I still really like the kid (I never doubted for minute that it would be any other way)!

Today marks one month at my new job! It started out pretty stressful, but knock on wood I think I may just be getting the hang of it. I don't want to speak to soon. 

Coop is happy to report that with the warmer weather he has been getting more walks. Mama and Papa are pretty happy about that as well.

Not much else is new, hopefully we will begin to get more exciting with the nicer weather!

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Sam & Kevin

My friend Sam was ever so kind as to let me take some pictures of her and her hubby-to-be. So, I wanted to share some of them with you!

Monday, March 14, 2011


Lately, we have been trusting Cooper more. BIG mistake. When Nate can pick me up from work Cooper Usually rides along. When we get home we have been letting Coop walk the last 10 to 8 feet on his own, unleashed.

Well, last Thursday we decided to let him get out the car himself and follow us to the door. This didn't go over to well. Cooper made a mad dash toward a lady, stopped to say hello, and then spotted us coming a took off running the other way.

I was terrified. We live off a busy road and I was so scared he would run into the street. So here I am in my dress clothes, dress shoes, and work bag chasing after him. Nate tried coming from the other direction, but Cooper dodged both of us and continued to run.

Then he spotted another nice young lady and went to say hello, but the minute she reached to pick him up he was off!

He stopped to pee, but cut it short when Nate almost made it to him. He went to the end of the block and crossed the street to see a man walking. Thank God he wasn't hit! Just at the same time a police officer pulled up, turned on his lights, and began to help us with the pursuit of Cooper.

Luckily, with the help of four people, we were finally able to corner him. I could tell Nate was so upset with him the whole way back to the apartment. I was so scared for him, but all I could do was laugh. That little pup was having the time of his life running from us. He thought it was a game, and for awhile he was winning!

We are just so thankful he is ok, and now we know that he cannot be trusted to walk to the apartment unleased.