Thursday, November 29, 2007

Peanut Butter

Last night Kenna started singing this song she learned at preschool and I cracked up laughing - I have never heard it before.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

OH! My aching teeth

This is the face of today.
When will it be over?? On the upside, he is sleeping better at night. Crying it out is finally working for us. Anyway, this is pathetic, but I put a picture of our neighbor gifts on here.

I was going to give boxes of assorted fattening Christmas naughties, but honestly I'd rather save that for me. Costco had the 4/$10 sale on the Stephen's, and the peppermint sticks were 88 cents at Walmart. We call that 'the chipper chicken'. I have done little else today, besides the neighbor gifts, other than yelling at my kids for not eating, complaining about what they're eating, peeing on the floor (ALL OVER THE FLOOR) at least once, etc. Oh, and I did make red beans and rice for dinner AND I saw a grumpy bear sweatshirt I wanted at Walmart, and turned my nose up and went the other way. (Sean knows that is a VERY big deal for me). At least I get a little break tomorrow - I get to go spend 2 1/2 hours with about 20 3-year olds, instead of just my 3 kids. And then I get to go visiting teaching. Oh, AND I just got a new calling - Cub Committee Chair. What the HECK is that? The bishopric member couldn't really explain it to me. I think it means I am in charge. OY. Well I better turn this around and end on a positive note. After Mackenna peed on the floor for the last time I was going hoarse from yelling all day. Sean had just walked in the door and took one look at me. Then he said "just go. Leave and don't come back for an hour.....but make sure you don't HURT yourself." Now I have a hot bubble bath running upstairs and the kids are all asleep. Some days I honestly don't think we will all make it through unscathed. Anyone feel that way?????? By the way, it snowed here today!

Monday, November 26, 2007

Santa's Helpers

Well I have not done this in a while! Just busy with holiday stuff, I guess. I am finally finished with some projects I was doing for presents this year. I am about to start Spencer's stocking and the kids' PJ pants (yes, mom, I decided to do them after all. There is a whole group of women in my ward who is getting together to make them at the church). Anyway, I thought rather than having another cookie today (that would make about 10) or having another piece of fudge out of my fridge from my neighbor (darn her) I would blog instead. Let me just say that all day I am thinking about Christmas baking. English Toffee (thanks, Heather), penuche, russian tea cakes, sugar cookies, chocolate covered pretzels, etc., etc., etc. I can't stop thinking about it all - and I am definitely going to gain all my pre-parasite weight back unless i exercise for 3 hours a day or limit myself to like 2 bites of sweets a day. HOLIDAYS! And speaking of Holidays, my kids had the stomach flu the day after Thanksgiving. I swear. It's at least a quarterly occurence for Mackenna. The kids and I have been decorating for Christmas and the girls are always wearing their Santa hats.

They keep saying "Merry Christmas, Emma (or Kenna, or Mommy, whoever is talking at the time). Pretty funny. As for Spencer, I just wish his top 2 teeth would come in already. He takes 20 minute naps twice a day and cries the rest of the day, whether he's being held or not. He cries, I pick him up. He keeps crying, I put him down. He cries harder, turning his nose purple and running out of breath for at least 20 seconds. On the other hand, I am excited for his first Christmas.
Not so excited to see my tree bare from about the middle down as a Spencer precaution. Well, hopefully I will blog again before Christmas!

Thursday, November 15, 2007

As Promised

I told my sister-in-law I would put pictures of the girls' hair cuts on here. Here you go, Amy!

Thursday, November 1, 2007


Starship Pulsipher



Princess Leia


Leia & Yoda


Tomorrow I am going to hunt for next year's Halloween costumes on clearance!