Monday, November 29, 2010


accomplishments look quite different these days...

i successfully went grocery shopping today with both girls.
no tragedies. got everything on my list. = success

i did however realize that i should be on "real housewives of atlanta"
you know you are a housewife when... many of the clerks, deli workers, bakers, shelvers at Kroger know your name and your children's names.
(maybe i should start a blog series called "you know you are a housewife when...")

i felt like a celebrity today at Kroger. everyone wanted to see "the baby".
oh, adult interaction. i will take it where i can.
like i said...accomplishments.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

8.5 days

Izzie is 8.5 days old. Today is my first day at home by myself. So far, so good. Josie has been super sweet and helpful. She has had a bit of a tough time transitioning. Just super sensitive in the confusion of what all is changing. The Lord was gracious to remind me of my own personal tendency to crave control amidst change. That is exactly what Josie has been doing. Trying to boss anyone and everyone around in order to gain control. I have said it before but I am afraid she has inherited her bossy-ness from me. The second element was a cold and cough. This added to the change made for a super sensitive two and a half year old. Literally, each day she has gotten better. Obviously, much better today that I have time to blog....

Izzie is doing very well. Sleeping and eating well. Yes, she reminds me a lot of Josie just with olive skin and dark hair. This partially fits because my brothers and I all look alike but have very different coloring. (Kevin- tan skin, dark hair, brown eyes; Me- freckles, auburn hair, green eyes; KC- fair skin, blonde hair, blue eyes)

Thank you for all the well wishes and prayers. I truly have felt the blessings of a praying community.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Masterson Meal Calendar

Hi friends of the Mastersons,

We all know meals make the adjustment to a new baby easier!

Here is a link to a meal calendar for the Masterson's.

If you are out of town, a great resource is Instead of Flowers. They bring a warm meal to the door whenever the recipient chooses. Someone did this for me, and it was awesome! :)

And here's another picture of miss Izzie today!
She's adorable!!

I was able to visit this morning, and Kristy is doing and looking GREAT!!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Another Picture of Izzie

Born at 8:39 AM


Isabelle Mary Masterson


9lbs 2 oz

21.5 inches

Perfect. Healthy. Dark Hair!

Izzie is coming today!!

Izzie should be arriving any moment! Stay tuned here!!

- Katie

Thursday, November 4, 2010


Confession: I wish I could wear jeggins (jean- leggings). But I am afraid my God-given thighs will not permit it. Sooooo what is a mom to do? Buy them for her daughter. Elmo shirt and jeggins. Doesn't get much more exciting!

I made sure to keep my calendar pretty clear for the last few weeks so that she and I could make the most of our last few days just the two of us. God has been so good to give us some sweet moments together. (Jeggins are good for dancing!)

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween! From sweet Abby Cadabby. Josie was a fairy. Abby Cadabby the fairy. As I explained to most people... Abby is the girl Elmo on Sesame Street.

Gran Gran came to join the fun!

She was so funny figuring our how to say "trick or treat" and then "thank you." I enjoyed meeting some new neighbors.