Thursday, December 31, 2009

The 2009 year! (Blog Post Part 2)

Howdy!! This last year has been a very Fast year! It seems like yesterday that it was marking 2009!!! WOW!!! ;) Anyway, a few big events this year that y'all may like to hear about! ;) Starting in January: My brother, Josh, turned 16, marking a Driver's License!! Then in February: Dad left for BNCOC (pronounced: Benock), the White's (a great family) arrived for a visit! March: Mr. White passed away on the first, dad came back! April: I finished 8th grade!!!! May: We left for Nathan's graduation at PCA in Pensacola, Florida! Met the most wonderful people: my teachers!!!! I started a blog! ;) June: I don't think anything important happened! July: Nathan turned 18 years old! We went to Michigan, and I met one of my dearest and best friends: Hannah!!! Miss ya girl! :) August: Dad's Birthday(Love ya dad!!), Krista's Birthday (the teenage year!!!)! I think Nathan's best friends, Daniel, left for Basic Training(I don't know)! We also found out about Oreo's Diabetes, I also started my Freshman year! September: Mom's 40th birthday!!!!! Love ya mom!!!!!!! Chatity's 4th birthday! Love ya baby girl!! October: Someone's birthday...I can't remeber who though! ;) *winks*! Skating party also! Daniel's Basic Training graduation, Nathan left for that! Novemeber: Thanksgiving, I get my .22 long rifle gun! ;) The Snodderly's and Karpenko's came for a GREAT Mission's Conference! December: Christmas! I get my great camera!!!!! Nathan leaves for Basic Training! :'( And last but not least...........New Years Eve!!!
Happy New Year!!! 2010!!!!!

My Brother is in Basic Training!!! (Blog Post Part 1)

Howdy Y'all!!! I guess today was the "shave-the-head" day at Basic training at fort sill! My brother, Nathan Scott Hamelund, is now BALD!!! Okay, so there's a little fuzz!!! ;) Anyway, the first pic is a bonus! It is our family on 12-28-09 just HOURS before Nathan left for basic Training! Well, gotta go!! Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, December 28, 2009

I GOT A...........

................ CAMERA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Howdy y'all!!! Okay so your thinking, that's all she got???? Nope! I got a few other stuff, but this is the main thing! The picture below is a picture I found on the internet, but just imagine it red, a little redder then my name the bottom! It is a gorgeous red!!!! But the picture on here portrays it pretty well!! Anyway, enough rambling here is the pic! I might post my real camera on here, but we'll see. ;) Anyway, I also got a day-by-day (for a whole year) calendar that gives neat info about cats every day, and I also got a new nightgown that came with blue fuzzy socks! They are soooooooo comfortable!!!! I also got a new skirt, some new earrings, a cross-stitched candy jar that my bff made (the cross-stitch, that is)!! I also got two movies: Love Finds a Home and The Christmas Shoes which both I've been really wanting to see!!! I think that is all I got!! I'm not sure! Well, gotta go, we have to pick up my Grandma at the train station. Please be praying for my mom and family! This morning was really rough!! Nathan Scott Hamelund is now on his way to Basic Training after the New Year! Gotta go! Bye!

Friday, December 25, 2009

What???? My older brother is ENGAGED?????

Howdy y'all!!! Yes, you read right!!! Nathan has asked, and she accepted!!! On Christmas Eve, Nathan announced to the family that he and Tracy Bond are going to be married!!!! I can't believe it!!!! The ring is gorgeous, and sometime soon I may put it on here! ;) Anyway, just please be praying for Nathan as he leaves for Basic Training on Monday! Thank you for your prayers so far! Also, Merry Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

I CAN'T BELIEVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Howdy y'all!! Well, for one: Merry Christmas!! Hope everyone has a very merry Christmas, but don't forget the true meaning of CHRISTmas!!! And for two: It's Christmas Eve and guess what is happening outside here in Texas???? IT'S SNOWING!!!!! I don't think I've ever celebrated a white Christmas in Texas! :) I'm sorry I don't have a picture of it, but it's just flurries, and not sticking! *Frowns* Anyway, gotta go! Hope y'all have a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! Also, my brother Nathan leaves for Basic Training on Monday! Please be praying!!!! Thanks!! Bye! Merry Christmas!!!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Another Award!!

Howdy y'all!!! Thank you Cori for the blog award!!!! I did this award before, so you can go see my answers in one of the posts. I'll just award a few people!
Chris and Sarah's Bff blog
Chris's Blog
Covey Blog
Jocelyn's Blog
Sara's Blog
Mrs. Martin's Blog
Rebekah's Blog "Cowgirl For Jesus"
Y'all can go to my old post to see the rules! ;) Have fun!

Sunday, December 20, 2009


Howdy y'all!!!! I am requesting that Jean Covey, Cool Monkey, and Hannah C. to please comment!!! Your profile thingy won't let me go to your blogs, and I want to check y'alls out!!!! I love looking at all of my followers blogs, so I request that you comment so I could get the link from there!!! Thank you sooooo much!! And I would also like to thank my 31 followers for...following me!!!! Haha!!! When I started, I was stuck on(I think) 8 followers and I wanted more followers sooooooo bad. The Lord has blessed me by giving them to me, so now I get to learn about all of y'all!!! THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH FOR FOLLOWING AND LEAVING COMMENTS!!!!!! ;) Bye!!!!!!

Saturday, December 19, 2009


Howdy y'all!! I got three awards from my dear friend Rebekah!! Thank you SO much Rebekah!!! Well, here are the awards!!

This, I award to: all of my followers....I'm pretty sure they are girls!! ;)

1. Thank the person who gave the award.
2. Copy the award.
3. Post it on your blog.
4. Tell seven things about yourself that your readers don't know.
5. Link seven new bloggers as recipients.
6. Notify the winners with comments on their blogs.
7. Keep being awesome!

Thank you Rebekah!!

Seven things:
1. I love Christmas!!
2. I LOVE cats!!
3. My favorite Christmas carol is: "Who is He?"
4. My favorite thing to do is: play piano
5. I LOVE photography!!!!
6. I don't like it when people think I'm mean!!
7. I'm very tired!!!

People I award:
1. Lakota
2. Sharon
3. Katie Karpenko
4. Jennifer
5. Maggie
6. Tsavah
7. Moriah


1. Thank the person who awarded you.

2. Answer the 4 questions below.

3. Choose 4 or more people to the award to.


1. When were you saved?

May 1, 2005

2. What is your favorite passage of scripture?

Proverbs 3:5-7

3. What do you feel is one of the most important Bible standards (modesty, purity, etc.)?

Well, I think both Purity and Modesty are the most important!!!!

4. Name one random fact about you.

Ummmmm, I think I listed all the randomness about me, but I like movies that are set in the 1800s or so....I don't know!

Friday, December 18, 2009

Tag and Awards!! ;)

Howdy y'all!! Here are the two awards and the tag from my dear friend Rebekah!! Thank you alot Rebekah!! Here is the tag and then 'll get the awards later! Here it is:

List seven songs that you are into right now.
1. Turn the Tide....Karpenkos
2. Little Drummer Boy....Celtic Women
3. Christmas Pipes....Celtic Women
4. O Holy Night.....Celtic Women
5. Here Am I....Karpenkos
6. When I Get Carried Away....Sommerdorfs
7. I Will Follow....Sommerdorfs

What kind of a car do you want when you're older? 1994 Mustang as a convertible

Where do you want to live when you're older? I want to live, hopefully, with my husband wherever that'll be!

Do you want to go to collage? If I don't meet my husband before then, then yes!

How many siblings do you have? Two

How many children do you want to have when you're married? As many as God wants me to have, but maybe 5 or 6

Boys or girls? BOTH!!!!

City girl or country girl? I'm a city girl right now, but I definitely wouldn't mind living in the country!

Gourmet meals or steak with salad? Steak and salad.

Flying or driving? Flying

Bike riding or swimming? Swimming

Sports or no sports? Sports of course!!!

Books or movies? Books!

School or chores? Chores........I know I'm strange!

Inside or outside? Depends.

Wednesday or Sunday?Both!

Friends or Family? Both... even better!

Fried or scrambled eggs? Scrambled

Pancakes or cereal? PANCAKES!

Big meal or something small? Depends on if I'm hungry or not!

Movie or TV show? TV show......Waltons, Little House, etc

Thing to do outside? Swimming, Volleyball, Kickball, and playing tag

Favorite meal? Potato soup or chicken noodle soup

Place to read a good book? On the couch or my bed

What is your favorite vegetable? Hmmmmmmmm........

Where do you want to live when you graduate? Wherever, if I'm married, then with my husband!

What time or day do you like the best? Evening

What is your favorite flower? Rose

What is your favorite weapon? A pistol

Do you like sports? If so which is your favorite? Yes, horseback riding, swimming, volleyball

Do you like writing? Of course. That's why I'm writing a book!!

What is your favorite month? October :) and May

Do you not like adventure? Depends, but mostly yes!

Do you collect anything? What do you collect? Yes, shells, sand, crushed pennies

Do you live near your grandparents? NO! They live in Michigan!

Are you bored of this? A bit

Well, it's over how did you like it? It was interesting and fun!

I tag:

All of my followers

The awards are going to have to wait until tomorrow, because my mom wants on!!! Bye!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

My 100th Post!!!!!!!!!!

Howdy y'all!!! Since this is my 100th post, I decided to make it long....don't worry, not really long!! ;) I'm going to post 100 things about me that you may or may not know about me, and then there will be pics at the end that we just took last night! ;) The 100 things:
1. My middle name is Ann
2. I have two brothers
3. All of us kids were born a year apart
4. My Bff (other than Jesus) is Krista ;)
5. I have awesome friends!!!!!
6. I love black cats!!!!!!!! ;)
7. I despise PE...Physical Education
8. I am scared of roller coasters
9. I am scared of heights...sometimes! ;)
10. I really don't want to move next year
11. I miss my Grandpa Hamelund alot! :'(
12. I wish I had a sister like Krista
13. I love the Victorious Valley Home songs!!!! =D
14. I love the Celtic Woman Christmas songs.....I don't agree with their dresses, if you watch the videos.
15. I wish we could have a church building, so me and my friends could make a CD
16. I'm in the horrible year called...9th grade!!! ;)
17. I really like photography...if you haven't checked out my new blog "Brooke's Fotos"
18. One of my favorite things to do is play piano and sing at the same time!! FUN
19. My favorite movie is "Little Women", the 1994 version
20. My second favorite movie is "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
21. My favorite car is a 1990s blue convertible Mustang!!!! =D
22. I really don't understand football!!! CONFUSING!!!
23. I don't have a football team, but I really don't like the Cowboys.....I hear about them everywhere!!!!!! They aren't that great, are they???? (Don't answer that Issy ;P)
24. My favorite sports are Volleyball and Kickball
25. I love my baby girl Charity...she's actually my friend Hanna's sister
26. My favorite color is Aquamarine
27. My birthstone is Pink Opal, Rose Zircon, or Tourmaline.....pick one!! =D
28. I LOVE singing!!!
29. I have Irish descent
30. I have Scottish descent
31. I have brown eyes
33. I have AUBURN hair!!!! Haha!!
34. I have stayed up till 5:00 A.M. with my bff
35. Right at the moment I'm listening to the Karpenko's new cd "God Will Provide"
36. I miss my friend Savannah and Sarah Anne
37. I miss my friend Samantha and Naomi
38. I miss my friend Jane and Hannah K.
39. I'm freezing right now!!!!! It's 51 degrees outside and we have our windows open!!!!!
40. I love ice cream!!!!
41. I hate pineapple!!! YUCK!!!!
42. I wore braces for 2 and 1/2 years!!
43. I am learning the song "Thank You Lord" on the piano
44. I HATE it when people don't capitalize the Lord's name
45. I HATE it when people use the Lord's name in vain!!
46. I LOVE to laugh!!!
47. I like the Winnie the Pooh movies
48. My favorite character is Tigger!!!
49. I'm running out of ideas to write about!!! =D
50. I'm writing a book!
51. I only have 49 things to go!!! ;)
52. I love cats!!
53. I like getting pics with my friends!!
54. I like the song "I'm Feelin' Mighty Fine"
55. I LOVE the song, "Turn the Tide"
56. I dislike the poem "My Lost Youth"!!!
57. My cat Oreo has diabetes
58. I have to do a tag and an award after this post.
59. I want the movie "Love Finds a Home" for Christmas
60. I also want a Canon camera for Christmas
61. I miss our cat Hook!!! :'( *starts crying*
62. I am currently wearing glassess
63. I have been an Army brat all of my life
64. I was born in an Army hospital
65. I was born in Heidleburg, Germany
66. My grandparents live in Michigan
67. I am, currently, attending Charity Baptist Church
68. I own a gun!!! *smiles*
69. I LOVE my gun!!!!!!
70. This is my 70th thing!!!
71. I love my family
72. I love my Lord!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
73. I love all of my friends!!
74. I don't get angry real easy!!!
75. You'll probably never see me not smile!!!
76. I always have a song in my head
77. I'm soooooooooooo happy I got my hair cut!!!!! Two Saturdays ago!! Sorry I didn't tell y'all!
78. I am now listening to the song "God's Been Good"!!! GREAT song!!
79. I'm glad we got a new car
80. I love my dad's truck and my mom's Traverse
81. I like my brothers car, but it's really low....I've been raised in higher up cars!! ;)
82. I love Christmas songs!!
83. I hate it when people say "Merry Xmas!!!
84. Songs are my weakness!! =D *smiles*
85. I love going to the mall
86. I love shopping!!!
87. I have alot of shoes!!!!
88. I really hate Algebra!!!
89. I love my new name for my's wonderful song!!!!
90. I LOVE blogging!!!
91. My favorite Christmas song from Celtic Woman is "Little Drummer Boy"!!
92. I love Rebekah's blog and Katie K's blog
93. I actually love all of my followers blogs!!
94. I love thinking up new poses for photo shoots!!!
95. I never had a photo shoot for someone!!
96. I am excited that this is coming to the end!!! =D
97. My favorite food is soup!!
98. This is my 98th thing!!! ;)
99. I love Sharon's blog!!!
100. This is the 100th thing!!!!!

Top to bottom: Debbie and Hannah, Maribel and Krista, and then Me and Taylor

Me and Charity

Monday, December 14, 2009

The New Cars!!!

Howdy y'all!! Well, here are the new cars of the family!!! ;) The color scheme is what I like the most... Mom's Traverse(crossover between SUV and van) is red, Dad's 2009 Chevy Silverado(Texas edition) is white, and Nathan's 2010 Camaro is blue, so now we are a Patriotic family...yes we always are!!! Hehe!! Well, here they are....but wait!!! This is my 99th post, so stay tuned soon (who knows when) for the 100th post!!!!! ;)

Nathan's car...LOVE the color!!!

Mom's Traverse and Dad's truck!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Sad News!!

Howdy y'all!!! Well, y'all are finally going to here it....I've told almost all of my friends that I am in contact with right now! Anyway....after 11 1/2 years, my dad has finally got a new assignment to North Chicago, Illinois or Wisconsin area. So far we are praying for Wisconsin, and we also need your prayers, too...please!! Even though I have lived here for almost my whole life, I am trying to adjust to this change...I only have 8 months left with my dear friends....including the dearest of them all...Krista!!! :'( Well, anyway that's only half of the sad news! :) Okay, come the 28th, my brother, Nathan, will be heading to Basic Training. Please pray for everything that is happening in our family and for God's will in everything! :) Well, guess I should go! Oh, brother, Nathan, just got a car..........a 2010 blue Camaro!! Bye! TTYL

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Stockings!!!! Hehe

Howdy y'all!!! For one, yes, I changed my title to "A Life For Christ" because it is one of my favorite songs ever!!!! And for are the pics of the stockings, since we don't have a fireplace (Reminder: we live in Texas! Haha), so we hang the stockings in the hallway. My mom HAND-STITCHED all of our stockings! She is really great!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She also put all of our initials in them, so be looking for: DKH, BIH, NSH, JEH, and BAH....or just the first and last initials. Also, there might be some Santas in them, we do not believe in Santa!!!!!!! Well, gotta go!! Hope you enjoy!





Mine (Brooke's).........BAH

Monday, December 7, 2009

Christmas Tree and Ornaments

Howdy y'all!! Here are some pics of our Christmas tree and ornaments. Most of the pics are my favorite ornaments, so that's why I'm posting them. Also, as a tradition of my mom her sister-in-law and my grandma, they give each other "ugly" ornaments for Christmas. So that's why you will see the pig and a few others. Hope y'all enjoy them!! Gotta go! Bye!

My bear ornament with my name on it, I gave my bff one exactly alike it, but with her name.....of course.

My other bear, with my name and middle name

My parents, aren't they adorable???

Me when I was a baby....Ain't it cute????? :)

My mom's birthstone ornaments....Sapphire :)

My dad's birthstone ornaments.....Peridot (same as Krista's)

South Carolina

Michigan ornaments and South Carolina

The "ugly" pig!! :)

My anchor name ornament

The "BEST" football team......the Lions!!! :) Right Issy???

My dad's Army Bear looks like a drill sergeant :)

My Birthstone ornament.....Opal, Rose Zircon, Tourmaline....etc

The ornament box...Haha, very big!!! :)

Oreo enjoying the Christmas skirt! :)

Josh with the Christmas shirt...Nice, Josh!! ;) Sorry it's crooked :)

Me hanging up the stockings...I'll show the pics later....again, sorry it's crooked!

Josh and mom putting on the lights


Thursday, December 3, 2009

New Pics!!

Howdy y'all!! Well, I have decided to show you my newest in photography, if you haven't seen it already on my other blog! :) I think that they turned out pretty well......tell me what you think! :) Well, hope you enjoy! And like I keep saying, my camera isn't the greatest! Gotta go! Bye!!!!