Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Hello? 911?

"OOPS, did I call 911? Sorry!" What was probably going though Baby C's head as he made a call, one of his favorite things to do. Maybe China, maybe Grandma's (as he has done on Daddy's cell phone)..now 911! Not such a fun thing to receive a phone call from emergency services..."Did you need help? You just placed a call to us..." Thanks, Coop!

Coooooool here...brrrr....actually scraped the *ice* off my windshield this morning with my fingernails....another reason why I am finally having the garage sale THIS Saturday...so I can park in my garage! We have a (technically) 3 car garage, but with my SUV only 2 cars fit and with all of our junk in there, no cars fit! Oh well...time to sell and toss!

I know it is not as cold as SNOWY Seattle...talked to Robin up there as the snow fell and fell...how about Chicago? Any snow there yet, my Chicago readers? Even Nicole in Oregon said they got a light dusting of snow, too. Last week we were practically in the 70's and now, brrr....

Have a Great week!

Happy Birthday to Charlotte tomorrow! Happy Belated Birthday to Missy! :-) Love ya!

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Ten on Tuesday

OK, I was tagged by Sally...10 Things You Love To Eat During the Holidays...

1. Turkey everything

2. Mashed potatoes and gravy (an all year addiction for me, too, Sally)

3. Pumpkin pie

4. Shrimp cocktail

5. My mom's bacon wrapped sausages

6. Those light, powdery cookies

7. Fudge

8. Nana's shrimp salad

9. Mom's chicken and noodles

10. All those hor's doeuvres! Yum!

Now go for it, Brian & Kelli, Vicki (update, girl!) and Michelle (new blogger....if you want me to go see DD with you....) And anyone else...post under comments...:-)
The pictures are from Aunt Jenny and Uncle Justin's visit...a look of love between Aunt and nephew and Spence lovin' his baby girl...Dahlia, the weiner dog. He called her baby girl and told Jenny he wanted to buy her. He said, "Jenny, you don't need 2 dogs. You can have Zero (the other weiner dog)."
HaPpY THankSgIvINg!!!!!!

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! I leave with pictures of Spencer with his guests at his Pre-school feast and of course, swinging, his favorite thing to do at recess time!

Friday, November 17, 2006

OK, so someone tried to scam us....

(Coop and his "baby"...the first thing he has become attached to....)

We're selling our car, and I have been emailing some man who was interested. he asked some questions, asked to see pix of the engine, and then sent the final email where he wanted to send a check with a courier for too much, have us cash it, then Western Union the remainder to another address, and a shipping service would pick up the car...as I started to tell Joe about his requests, Joe knew exactly what I was going to say and said it along with me....weird! We almost got scammed! Of course, my dear hubby is too savvy to be scammed...thank goodness!

Then, I sent out a scammy email...it was a prayer request and it sounded so legit, but then someone forwarded a link to snopes.com that said the prayer request was a little bogus, a little true...this woman was asking for prayer for her husband in Iraq, but he wasn't on a dangerous sniper mission, nor had he called home to say goodbye...weird....I guess it is getting hard to trust almost anything now. Very sad....truthfulness and honesty and trustworthiness are great qualities...

Fighting this yucky cough and achy pains that I know have been going around...poor Coop had it for almost 2 weeks. But now it is VACATION!!!! Sadly, we are not going anywhere...:-( But at least I can stay home with my men and MAYBE get more sleep and HOPEFULLY scrapbook! Jen & Justin are coming in tonight and Meg is coming up this weekend, too. We will have a birthday (for Dad)/Thanksgiving celebration on Sunday.

10 Things you are Thankful For....(From this week's 10 on Tuesday). Sally, I expect to see this on your blog, too!
Me: 1. My God 2. My Hubby! 3. My Precious Boys! 4. My family 5. My health 6. A nice home 7. Great friends 8. MOPS 9. Books 10. Cameras

I know, kinda random...I also am thankful for Grey's Anatomy, scrapbook magazines, chai lattes, fall weather, the beach, jeans, wet kisses from my boys, email!, new babies, nachos from El Asadero, phone calls from friends (Hi Robin!), jersey sheets, hot baths, slippers....

Saturday, November 11, 2006

One year later...

Ok, here are my boys one year later...making me sad....BUT they'll always be MY babies.

We went to a movie night at church last night. Cooper watched, oh maybe, 1 minute of the movie and walked around all night. No wonder he slept until 10 AM this morning! We sat with the Adrian's, and Spence and Aiden ran around and got popcorn a bunch of times. Jake and the other cousins were there, as well as some of Spencer's school friends, including his "crush" (heehee) Maddie. They all ran around, laughing and yes, watching the movie at times. It was "Cars", which is a great movie, but being in this environment was so much fun for them. We ended the night with a late McDonald's run. Spencer decided he was still hungry! I didn't mind...the McRib is doing its farewell tour, so I need to eat them before they are gone. I love me my McRibs...

Friday, November 10, 2006

10 things on your to do list

First, these are pictures from a year ago, my, how time flies...look at my chubby Coop, now he is skinny mini! And Spence is laughing, that's still typical today. He's a happy guy!

Ok, Ten on Tuesday's weekly blog starter...10 things on your to-do list...(yes, I know it's Friday...)
1. Make a sample rain stick for the art project we are doing in Spencer's pre-school class next week.
2. Find an approriate Indians or Pilgrims book to read to the class.
3. Make the "favors" for the moms in our MOPS group for our Thanksgiving Feast next week.
4. Get the carpets cleaned.
5. Make copies of the professional pictures we had done of our family. They're awesome...I'll post some...
6. Finish cleaning out the office so Jen & Justin can stay in there when they come next weekend.
7. Make a resume so I can maybe start tutoring and earn some extra moola.
8. Go through the garage for the garage sale next weekend.
9. Start buying Christmas gifts...:-)
10. Clean our bedroom...sooooo messy.....I never clean in there, I always concentrate on the rooms people actually see....
OK, Sally, Brian/Kelli, and Vicki, and oh and Michelle (new blogger!), let's see your Ten on Tuesday list....:-)

Saturday, November 04, 2006


Here's some pics of Coop in his costume...tried very hard to gte pics of boys together...impossible...a 1 year old and a 3 year old posing...are you kidding???
Oh well...what's a mom to do?

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Halloween pics!

Ok, enjoy! :-)

The first is the pic of our sick boy, who never got into his cotsume...yet...The other one on top is Spence and Aiden trick or treating! The other pics are of my Spider Spencer, at home, and at school with Daddy and playing games. Cousin Jake is the soccer player. Too cute! Thanks for looking!

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

By the way....

...click on that cute pic of Spence and Coop at the harvest party to see it bigger...it's so cute!!!!


...pictures coming soon!!! I have to download onto the computer still...it was a crazy day.

We started out the day at 3:30 AM with a crying and feverish Coop. I stayed up with him until he finally crashed at 6:30 (and slept until 11:30). I stayed home from school that day. Daddy had plans to be King Kong in a bikini and tutu at Spencer's pre-school bash. I have great pix of that!
So, I pretty much slept on and off that day...That evening, Spence came with me to the YC Harvest Festival to help me man the bounce house for my MOPS group. We saw cousins and his Grammy & Grampy there, too. My angelic mom stayed at home with a crying Coop, while Daddy, who partied with Spence in the morning and worked all afternoon, napped. Then, we traded. Daddy took Spence trick or treating with the Adrian's (our third year doing that with them...tradition!). I stayed home with the sick baby, who, luckily, is about 80% better today.

So, all in all, it was a long good day...complete with a broken toaster and the fridge ice maker getting fixed (LOVE our warranties)...I bet you are glad you know that, right? Hee-hee...now, I better get this crazy child into bed, who is currently putting stickers over every inch of his body right next to me...didn't Fudge from Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing do something like that??? One of my fav Judy Blume books!!!! :-)
Pictures coming soon!!