Sunday, August 24, 2014

Reagan's Cheer Nationals Fundraisers!!!

Hello Blogger Friends and Family!!

As most of you know, my daughter Reagan could not attend Cheer Nationals this past January because I was too far along into my Surrogacy Pregnancy to travel out of state. Well this year I wont be pregnant and Reagan is so excited that she will be able to attend this year!! This is Reagan's Second Year as a Bella Vista Jr Bronco Cheerleader and is loving every minute of it!

JAMZ Nationals are held at The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas every year. We have decided to start Fundraising NOW! The reason for our fundraising is that we can offset the cost of Airfare, Hotel, Competition Fees and Registration Fees. Our goal is to raise $1,000 for our expenses.

If you do not wish to purchase anything from our Fundraisers but wish to make a "Donation" to her Cheer Nationals Fund, there are Three Ways:

Reagan's GFM: GoFundMe
Mail: Cash/Check Donation Mailed to us.

I have had a few generous friends start fundraisers for Reagan! They will donate their commission from their sales to Reagan's Fund!

** If you place an order, please know that your items will not be shipped until the party closes on 9/23/14**

We will also be setting up a few Bake Sales, so keep an eye out for those!!

Thank you so very much!!!!

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Nurse Goodie Bags!

While I was pregnant with Surro Babe, I was thinking of ideas for Nurse Gifts. So I hopped on over to Pinterest and started searching for Nurse Goodie Bags. Oh Em Gee, I found some really cute ideas and couldn't wait to start mine!

I decided to pick things that I would like if I was a nurse. I also asked friends who worked in the hospital field. So, here is what I decided to put in the goodie bags!

Bottle of water
Hand Sanitizer
Luna Bar
Crystal Light Energy Powder Drink
Jolly Ranchers 
Hershey Kisses
Breath Mints
Thank You Card

I purchased the bags (10 for $5) and Thank You Cards at Target. The String, Tags, Stickers, Stamp and Ink were purchased at Joanne’s Craft Store. Assembling them was a breeze and they looked really cute!

I decided to add a few things to my Photographer, Midwife Friend and Case Managers Bags!

Bottle of Water
Crystal Light Energy Powder Drink
Lindor Truffles
Jurgens Lotion
Milano Cookies
Hand Sanitizer
EOS Lip Balm
Thank You Card

I made 15 bags to take to the hospital, 3 for my friends, 6 for L&D Nurses and 6 for Postpartum Nurses. I had my husband put them on the counter in my room and let every nurse that came into my room and helped us, could grab a bag! I’m not gonna lie, the nurses that came into my room and were a part of this day were incredible! It could have been from the goodies, but either way, they were so caring and that made our day that much sweeter! My Postpartum Nurses were very grateful also. From what I heard, they always get left out. I wanted to make them feel appreciated too! I wish I would have thought of this when I was pregnant with my own kids!

I purchased the hand sanitizer, mints, gum and tissue in the Travel section of Target. The Luna Bars were 6 packs and were on sale. Milano Cookies were a BOGO! The candy was on sale because of Easter!

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Splash Pad Photo Dump!

We took the kids to a new Splash Pad and they absolutely loved it!! Here is the photo dump of their fun day!

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Monday, June 30, 2014

DJ's 7th Birthday Party!


I can’t believe that my baby is SEVEN already. This year, he wanted a Bounce House w/ Water Slide and an Angry Birds Theme Party! He had an absolute blast at the party! The bounce house arrived by 8am, so the kids started bouncing by 8:30 in the morning.

We decided to go the easy route and ordered sandwiches from Togo’s, Hot Dogs, Watermelon & Chips! We also had a sweets table with cookies, cupcakes, gumballs, rock candy and dipped marshmallows!

It was a fun birthday, but oh so exhausting! All of the kids had a blast and loved the water slide! Plus I get to do it all over again next month for Reagan’s Barbie Birthday! 

Invitations by - Digi Pop Cards

Personalized Decorations by - Little Ms Shutterbug
Water Bottle Wraps
Food Labels
Cupcake Toppers
Party Signs
TNT Cutouts
Angry Birds Centerpieces

Bounce House - Bouncer Rentals 4 You

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Ask Anything Q and A!

So I have received a lot of questions regarding my Surrogacy Journey!

I would like to answer those in a blog post on my Surrogacy Blog! So if you have any questions for me, please leave me a comment on this post or email me at Smith.Breanna3{at}Yahoo{dot}com

Surro Babe is already 2 1/2 months old and is doing fabulous! She has already doubled her birth weight and is so alert! Her parents are in love and are amazing parents!!

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Slime Run!!!

DJ and I did the slime run last weekend and we both had a lot of fun! DJ loves to run, so I thought this would be great for him. Once we got there, he wanted to start getting slimed lol… The race started and we did the first obstacle course and then got slimed. We were just going to do the kids route, but DJ wanted to go through all of the obstacle courses and slime areas, so we did the whole 5k! He was definitely a tired 7 year old afterwards, but he had so much fun! 

Before the Mess!!!

Right after the first obstacle course and the first slime zone! We got sprayed with Orange Slime!

Orange & Blue Slime!!!

We were covered with slime!

My Little Stud Muffin!

He had fun on this one!

He was completely slimed from head to toe! He got a sno cone afterwards!

Our Medals!!!

I can't believe my 7 year old did his first 5k already!!!

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