Verse of the day...

3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:3-6)



Friday, December 31, 2010

Good-Bye 2010.......Hello 2011

Due to a very crazy/busy end of this year........... I seriously neglected my blog.
So.......... here is just a small group of pictures to share the end of the year............... and help start the new one off fresh!
Wow................ what a year ................ :)


scarves for friends....
comfort'ghan made for me by some seriously awesome ladies at Crochetville
newest member to our family........... Hope!
ryan decided to take a nap............. :)
evan playing with his new pillow pet
ken hangin' tough in the hospital .........
orange (leukemia) ribbons I made to pass out to all ken's visitors...
ken's prayer blanket I made him.......
time for the hair to go..... its gettin' thin




story time......our beautiful ThanksGiving table
Conestoga Cougars take 1st place in the *Cougar Classic*
patrick takes third in his weight class

building their gingerbread houseWow....... great job!
Our Christmas this year at Great Wolf Lodge!




God Bless everyone!
Have a wonderful New Year!
Love you all..............
.::Tam::.

Monday, November 29, 2010

GOD...............


THE WORD OF "GOD" EMBRACE AND CONSOLE & REASSURE & CHEER & ENCOURAGE & STRENGTHENING & AID & ASSISTANCE YOU IN EVERY AREA OF YOUR LIFE:::
IF YOU SEEK HIM
~~~HE WILL BE THERE WHEN NO ONE ELSE WOULD
~~~HE WILL LISTEN WHEN NO ONE ELSE WOULD
~~~HE WILL HOLD YOU WHEN NO ONE ELSE WOULD
~~~HE WILL TALK TO YOU WHEN NO ONE ELSE WILL
~~~HE WILL BE YOUR ALL AND ALL
~~~ WHEN NO ONE ELSE COULD
~~~TRY HIM ~~~
hugs..love...& blessings
.::Tam::.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

GOOD Friends.....................

Make the rough times easier............................
Our original Halloween plans obviously were cancelled due to Ken being in the hospital. So to keep the season fun for the boys they spent Halloween evening hanging out at one of the 'Baseball moms' house. David in the back there (Batman) is checkin' out the cool jack-o-lanterns. Michael is enjoying a nice seat in front of the firepit... munching on some of the Great food that was provided! Patrick is playing catch with a football behind me with a bunch of friends.

Here is David enjoying a yummy Burger at another one of our great 'Baseball families' house.

Michael giving a 'thumbs up' to show mommy he's doing fine without me for a few hours!

Patrick chillin' ............ havin' fun ........... and having a bit of peace from all this busyness!

What a great Baseball Family!!! Thank you for taking such good care of all of us!


hugs....love & blessings
.::Tam::.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Satan keeps pushin'... and we keep fightin'......

Poor little Michael took the news of his daddy being sick the hardest. ]About a week after Ken was in the hospital .... Michael became emotionally weak inside... which made him physically weak. Satan was able to get ahold of him and set him into a relapse. :(
Ken only spent time in his hospital bed to sleep. It was a way of helping him not "Be Sick" so Michael would take advantage of the free bed when were there visiting.

Enjoying his jar of *Magic Skittles* given to him by one of the wonderful 'Baseball moms' that have been taking such good care of our family during this ride.


hugs...love... & blessings
.::Tam::.

God is so good....................

October 24th................. getting set free from the IV pump! The first round of chemo...... DONE!
As of right now the leukemia is all cleared from Ken's blood. Now starts the waiting period to Saturday.... where they will take a bone marrow biopsy and check to see if the chemo cleared the leukemia from his marrow.

Lookin' and feelin' good!


The boys relax with dad............ watchin' TV



hugs...love... & blessings
.::tam::.
Ken's Journey

Friday, November 26, 2010

A Family Fight................

On October 15th .. hubby was admitted to the hospital diagnosed with Leukemia. That's when the fight began. The fight against Satan was going to be one heck of a ride... but with God and our love and faith... and family and friends....we will make it through!!!

The type of Leukemia that Ken has is called Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
He didnt catch it from someone or cause it by smoking, drinking or any other behavior or environmental reason, he just got it. Its a cancer of the blood that causes the normal white blood cells in your blood to be destructive rather than protective.
He underwent a Bone marrow draw, ct scan and a set of ports put in my chest for administrating medicine. (chemotherapy)

Ken's Mom and Dad came out to be with him through the first week...............


Even the smallest grandbabies came to show their love and support! They sure do put a smile on ones face ............. :)



hugs...love... & blessings
.::tam::.

Thursday, November 25, 2010



God Bless everyone!
.::Tam::.

Monday, October 25, 2010

My Birthday Boy..........


I cant believe my baby is 28 yrs old! Where did the years go?

Happy Birthday baby! Mommy loves you!

hugs...love...& blessings
.::Tam::.


More Prayers needed.................

Prayers
Prayers Prayers
Prayers
Prayers Prayers
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

Today Patrick has an appointment for an MRI on his wrist to make sure there is absolutely nothing wrong with it from the great tackle attempt a couple weeks ago.

Michael will go for a blood draw today .... as we fear he has gone into a relapse.

Prayers for good news for both would be very much appreciated!!!





hugs... love ... & blessings
.::Tam::.

Friday, October 22, 2010

And we pray..............


Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy Kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory. for ever and ever. Amen





hugs...love...& blessings

.::Tam::.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

1 year old...............

to my youngest grandbaby! He turns 1 today!
Grandma LOVES you!


hugs...love...& blessings
.::Tam::.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Pancake Man.......................

comes to Conestoga School for fundraising and fun.
One of the "Baseball Moms" took the boys to the pancake feed at school for me while I stayed with Ken. I'm sooooooooooooooooo glad they went! They had fun!
This guy was fun... tossing pancakes in the air... throwing them out for the kids to catch...
Thats alot of Pancakes!!!!
Thank you my dear dear friends for helping me keep things normal for the boys right now!!!!
I love you guys!!!
hugs..love...& blessings
.::Tam::.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Parents Night...........

Due to the situation with Ken............... We missed Parents Night.
You know... it was a bit of a bummer to miss it............... but we sure are praisin' God that we have a night with Ken instead!!!!
We're all settling in with the news ... and turning completely to God for guidance .... and trusting Him for healing!

In the mist of this... Patrick has hurt his left hand/wrist.... from an awesome tackle attempt. Had a doc appointment a couple days ago... couldn't make a positive call on a fracture or not... so we have another appointment set up for the 25th for another X-Ray. He's in a brace for now.. which is doing a good job keeping it stable and protected. *whew*

Well... off to get some things done... and tend to my family!
God Bless you all and thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your love and prayers.


hugs...love.... & blessings
.::Tam::.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Prayer Request...............

Hubby has been admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with Leukemia.
Prayers are very much needed and wanted!
Sorry this is so sort and to the point... but its all still sinking in.

love you all.................
hugs....love & blessings
.::tam::.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Please Pray ..................


For my Family................ as we mourn the loss of my cousin Tricia.
She passed away yesterday.... She was a beautifully young 40 year old woman who lost her battle to cancer....leaving a husband and son to miss her a great deal!
Love you Tricia!!!! Miss you!!!
Sending Special hugs and love out to my family!

God Bless
.::Tam::.





Monday, October 11, 2010

Show & Share...................

Past & Present................

Forgot to share this back during Homecoming week..................
From my Candy Wrapping part of my crafts... I created this CandyBar Invitation for Patrick to ask K to the Homecoming dance.

This set is a regular Hershey bar wrapped as the invitation part ... the other two small ones are Hershey mini's wrapped as the return answers.
I placed the set in a cello bag tied shut with a pretty ribbon. Patrick gave it to K. She then (Thank Goodness) :) gave him back the "YES" bar later that day! *whew*
This makes it easy for the guys! And if by some sad chance they get the "NO" bar back... at least they can drown their sorrows in the chocolate. :)
Back view............


Pinwheel Sweater I'm making for my mom for Christmas.................
Coming along nicely!!!!

Thanks for stoppin' by
hugs... love... & blessings
.::Tam::.