"experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted." -randy pausch

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Please, tell me it's not.

The dragon flies are circling my yard tonight.
And we are feasting on cherry tomatoes.
I spent the day alternating motrin and Tylenol with max.
She has gone no where without her binky, bunny, and blanky.
The boys left us with warmed up leftovers and no bake cookies, and headed to the block party next door.
After watching CNN all afternoon I have learned that every segment begins with,
"we have breaking news."
Even if it was the same breaking news as it was five minutes ago.
It was exciting the first two times.
Then it got annoying.
But I still can't turn it off.
How are we going to eat all of these tomatoes???

My bell peppers are FINALLY producing:):):)
And my sunflowers are about to tip right over.
I have let the weeds take over.
And am wondering if I wait another week if I will be able to get away with only weeding one more time before it snows.
Wishful thinking?
Please, tell me it's not.

Friday, August 26, 2011

5 pairs of sweaty socks

3 toddlers, 2 moms, and a baby bowling meant that two balls went down the lanes a few times at the same time.
Thank you good customer service and a friendly staff.
Especially when max dumped her entire soda on the floor as we were walking out.
Pretty Awesome:)

See baby jack???
Brooke would put him down and try to bowl before he caught up to her.
He's fast.
It was close every time.
I think he thought he could be the ball.

We decided bowling shoes are awesome.
And baby max needs a pair of saddle shoes.
By the end both boys were playing games on our phones and max was taking everyone's turn.
We left with 5 pairs of sweaty socks.
That part was gross.
The rest was not gross.
It was LOTS of fun.
THANK YOU BROOKE and your groupon deal:)
I've about had it with my broken computer.
But I've learned to survive without it.
Who knew?


Happy Friday morning.
REALLY happy:)

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Cause it wants to.

Me: "Brennan, fix your underwear! Your bum is hanging out."
Brennan: "NO!!! it's cause it wants to."
Well, ok.

Got 'em

So gross.
And so captured.
Brennan almost dumped the entire thing onto the carpet under our table.
I turned into crazy psycho mom for about 3.5 seconds to ward him off.
It wasn't pretty.
Thank you red wine vinegarette.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Green feet

The leaves on the tress around our yard are changing colors on the tippy tops.
Makes me wish for fall AND want summer to last a little longer.
All at the same time.
My feet are stained green from helping Sean move the tramp.
Max is going down the slides.
And Brennan is playing "dare devil" by racing in front of sean and the mower.
It's a really great summer night:)

If you need us,
We'll be walking around like a bunch of leprechauns for the rest of the evening:)

Monday, August 22, 2011


Round 2


Brennan hits max.
Brennan goes into timeout.
Max goes to console Brennan in timeout.
Silly creatures.


They are on vacation in Hawaii where there is no water, only beach.
They call each other on their phones about how they are going on vacation.
And how they are there or not there yet.
On the way they stop to read cat in the hat.
And call their moms.
Such good boys to call their mothers;)
When I went to bed there were 30 fruit flies in my trap.
When I woke up there were two.
But maybe 5 flying around my kitchen?
So did they escape or vaporize.
I do not know.
But tonight I'm going for round two and throwing them out before I go to bed.
Just to be safe.


I wonder how long it will take for it to tip over?
Happy Monday:)

Sunday, August 21, 2011