Friday, March 28, 2014

Are you there, Spring??

After months of not feeling inspired to do any sort of decorating, I had a sudden urge to finally take down the lingering Christmas decorations and get some spring/summer stuff up.  Never mind that it was mid-March, I welcomed the fact that it actually happened after being decorating dormant for too long.  See spring vignette 2013 and 2012.

I did buy a new wreath but everything else is re-used/recycled from other years.


I used a fake plant this year since I failed miserably at keeping the Jade plant from last year alive.

Why wouldn't one use a Jodi Picoult book along with a Zombie survival guide in one's spring vignette?  Normal.

My gnome guys are back.  I wonder if they know the nice gnome family that so kindly gave up their gnome baby to us?

She is just soooo tiny still, I swear she is a little gnome baby.

Got this done just in time for our weekend visitors.

And now we just need spring to arrive.

Monday, March 17, 2014

From the mouth of babes.

Just a little taste of some daily convos with this guy....

"What do you pee out of (as he smiles and giggles)?"

"The clock is in the poop.  Yeah, it is."

"I hit my face on the toilet!" (I don't even want to know how that happens)

Sul: "Hey, do you remember what my butt looks like?"
Me: "Um, is it brown?"
Sul: "Ha, NO ITS GREEN!"

Sul: "Fricken Mommy!"
Me: "Hey!  Dont say that!"
Sul: "Fricken Daddy!"

One night last week he climbed into my bed at 1:30 am.  He leaned over and whispered in my ear, "I like your room.  I like your bed.  I like your hair.  I like your make up.  (Pause)  Do you like my bed?"  To which I whispered, "I like your room.  I like your bed.  I like your clothes."  (Pause)  To which he responded, "WOW!"

"I turned into magic.  Its a guy."

"Does chocolate make me big and strong?"

"Are fruit snacks real food?"

At the WIAA boys state basketball game last friday, "OH!!  Did you hear them say my name?  They did!"  (Talking about the man on the loud speaker, whom did not say is name or anything close to it)

"Dragons have wieners.  All of them do."

 Pay no attention to that dirty glass!

"Does batman poop on the potty?"

"I have poop skids in my pull up."

I underestimated how much we would be talking about poop, pee, wieners and vaginas on a daily basis with a 3 year old.  At least it is entertaining.  This kid cracks me up!  And here I was worried he wouldn't get as much attention with a new baby around.  He sure knows how to get one's attention!

Coming soon, my spring vignette and a kitchen project!  Yes, posts other than those that focus on my kids or pregnancy!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Just can't help myself...

I LOVE bath pics!  They are just the cutest!  And I finally got some of Syd...

It has only been just over 3 years since Sul was this age but it is amazing how you forget about these days once they have passed.  I have had to go back and look at pics from Sully to refresh my memory.  Sully was bigger than Sydney.  She is just such a tiny thing.  She is still in newborn diapers at almost 6 weeks old!

For fun, here are some comparisons...

There are moments when I see flashes of Sully in Sydney but they are few.  I thought Sully always looked like me on most days.  And I think that Sydney definitely takes after the hubs most days and I see very little of me in her.  It is funny to hear other people say she looks like me because I just don't see it.  I can't wait to see her grow and learn more about her.  So far, she is more chill than her brother, not as high maintenance (thank God!).  She is a bit more go with the flow.  I am having so much fun getting to know her:) We love our baby!