Wednesday, December 9, 2009

2009 Thanks

So this last year we have had a lot to be thankful for. The number one reason would be my grandma. With out her I have NO idea where we would be. She has given us a home and that is priceless, for all we know we could have been living in our vehicle. Also the Lord has blessed us with our beautiful daughter, Ashlyn. Brian and I have part time jobs that have helped us squeak by, barely. I finished my Associated Degree. I pray that 2010 will bring some new things for us. I pray that Union Pacific will pick up for Brian or that he will find something entirely different. (The last time Brian worked for UP was on May 8th) I start back to school and I pray that I can continue with my education and still have time to be the mom that I should be to my children.

So this year we were talking about what we want for Christmas. I told Teagan I wanted a house, I know a large order, but I can dream. My grandma decided that she was going to buy us a house since we are unable to do so and we can pay her back. We have been on the hunt since early August. We have looked at a lot of houses. We put in 6 different bids. Well one was finally excepted. We closed on December 1st. We are almost ready to start moving in. Brian and I have worked at the house every day since the 2nd of December. Also we have both worked our part time job as well. We painted and cleaned and now we just need to move all of our stuff in. We currently reside in about 400 square feet. And it will be nice to spread out just a little! I am so excited to have a home again, and my grandma is truly the best ever.

I hope that 2010 will be a little kinder to us and to all the others that may be struggling this year. I really do not like to leave my children to go to work, but I am so grateful to even have a part time job at all. I pray that I can have the faith to know that Heavenly Father will provide for us. It has been hard for me to do so this year. 2010 WILL BE A BETTER YEAR FOR ALL!!!

3 comments:

Lisa Fitz said...

Brian & Corey, Congrats on the new house. Hopefully, 2010 will be better for all of us! I will not be sad to see 2009 go. Happy Christmas!

Diana said...

Please let us know how we can help you guys get settled. We are so excited for you guys!

Heidi said...

Wow, that has got to be so incredibly difficult. I'm sorry, I hope 2010 brings better luck for your family! Your grandma sounds awesome. Have fun in your new home!