Thursday, November 27, 2008

I am thankful for...

I am truly blessed, and have many things to be thankful for.
Here's a very short, very incomplete list:

-a houseful of noisy children. They fill my life and heart with joy. I think I'd be pretty lonely without them. And gosh they're cute and funny.

-a loving husband. I sure like him. He's a keeper. Even if he can't find the hamper.

- a roof over my head. Yep, our house is too small, yep we have crappy neighbors that party all hours of the night on weekends, but I have a place to call home.

-loving and supportive parents. My mother has had a rough year this past year, and we got the best news we've heard in months on monday. Her PET scan came back clear. That means that all the chemo and radition she's done has paid off. I am truly thankful for that news, I love my mommy and I love that I get to share her with my children.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Thankgiving Turkey Project! FUN!

Start with a coffee filter and some washable markers

we colored ours over placemats as to not draw all over the table

try not to fall out of your chair

when you're done coloring, dip your coffee filter in about an inch of water

squeeze the water out

ooooh look at how pretty that looks with the colors all blending together!

Hang it up to dry.

Then trace 1 foot on a brown piece of paper, cut it out.

cut out eyes, a beak and a "waddle" and glue it onto your turkey body (upside down foot)

fold the coffee filter in half (when dry) and glue the turkey body onto it.


Thursday, November 20, 2008

well thats just smurfy....or is it?

At first glance, it would appear that Scooty Pants has been eating smurfs, right?
Turns out he bit the tip off of a non toxic washable crayola marker. EW!!! Thankfully he spit it right out, but it turned his whole mouth blue!! No more markers for you Scooty!!

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Its begining to look a lot like Christmas?

How come, in the middle of November, I'm already seeing Christmas movies on TV, hearing Christmas songs on the radio and in stores, and seeing Christmas decorations everywhere?

Is Christmas coming early this year? Can't we have Thanksgiving first?

Never mind that its 90 degrees outside...

Halfway There!!

As of friday I am offically 20 weeks pregnant. Thats the halfway point! HALFWAY!! In 20 weeks I'll be holding a precious new little human! What am I going to do with FIVE children?! YIKES!!!

Friday, November 14, 2008

Best Kid Movie EVER!

My mom found this movie on DVD for $5.50 at Target a few weeks ago, remembered that it was a childhood favorite of mine and bought it and stashed it away. Today at grandma's house, my kids were digging through grandma's old VHS tapes and found this movie and now THEY have fallen in love with this charming movie! Grandma sent home the DVD for us to enjoy :) Thanks Grandma!
10 thumbs up from our house! Get your hands on a copy!

Friday, November 7, 2008

**RAVE**!!!! Lee jeans NO Gap Waistband!

I dont know about anyone else, but at this house we have ISSUES finding jeans that fit right.
Sassy pants and I are both carrying a little big of junk in our trunks, but are slim pretty much everywhere else. Thats where buying jeans is literally a pain in the behind.

Usually the problem is "gap-osis", where there's a 2+ inch gap between the back of the pants/jeans and your back. And then your underpants show. PROBLEM. Not only is it completely unflattering (and who wants to see what underpants you're wearing, right?) but its also really uncomfortable!

Until now.

Last night at kohls, grandma sent Sassy into the fitting room with 14 pairs of jeans. (I kid you not). The 4th pair of jeans Sassy tried on was a pair of Lee girls streach jeans with a "NO GAP WAISTBAND" and you know what? THEY FIT PERFECT! No "gap-osis", no "hitch up your pants-dance" to keep them up...we were in LOVE.

Come to find out after googling....Lee makes an ENTIRE LINE of these not only for little girls (in slim sizes too!), but for ladies too! Guess what my first pair of post baby jeans I'm purchasing are going to be? guessed it!

And whats better than finding a fantastic fitting pair of jeans? Knowing that they're reasonably priced!! I think Sassy Pants new jeans were around $11! (on sale, with a 20% off coupon)

THANK YOU LEE for making a pair of jeans that cover our booties!!