Thursday, July 24, 2008

Memory Tag!


Here's the drill (This one's kind of interesting...)

1. As a comment on my blog, leave one memory that you and I had together. It doesn't matter if you knew me a little or a lot, anything you remember!
2. Next, re-post these instructions on your blog and see how many people leave a memory about you. It's actually pretty funny to see the responses.

If you leave a memory about me, I'll assume you're playing the game and I'll come to your blog and leave one about you. If you don't want to play on your blog, or if you don't have a blog, I'll leave my memory of you in my comments.

She Did It!

Well, she did it! Sophie use to be so afraid of the swing, in fact she would fuss and arch her back and scream! While Haley would just pull faces at her that would say "what are you crazy? Its a swing!" So, every time we would go to the the park I would make her sit in the swing, motionless for a few minutes. And then.... one day.... she didn't cry. So, I pushed her a little and she started to say in a shaky scared tone, "It's fun? It's fun, Momma?" And I'd tell her "Yes, its fun!" She'd cry after a while, but it was still a HUGE break through for her!
So, last Sunday Todd put her in the swing and let her sit there for a minute and then the EVIL Abigayle came and pushed her! We waited for her to cry, but there was no cry! YEA! But, we still yelled at poor Abigayle like she was beating her with a stick! Ok, well we thought Sophie was going to regress! But, to our surprise and hers....... she's still ALIVE! (Sophie I mean! Abigayle's doing fine too!)

She loves to swing now! Well, for a few minutes at a time anyway!
Who knew the swing would be such a hard trial to over come!?

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Mommy Tag

Q: What is something that mommy always says to you?
Haley: Errrrr!
mommy: That’s my Mom coming out in me!

Q: What makes mommy smile?
Haley: Hot Cocoa
mommy: Not in July kid-o

Q: What makes mommy sad?
Haley: Babies could cry
Mommy: And sometimes Mom’s a big baby right?

Q: How does mommy make you laugh?
Haley: When you look at me
mommy: Wow……….. I must be pretty funny looking huh?!

Q: What was mom like as a child?
Haley: You were playing with your Daddy for a long time and then you were helping your Daddy and that’s all.
mommy: well........ That sums it up.

Q: How old is mommy?
Haley: 321
mommy: if you take out the 2 you’d hit it right on the head ya little squirt!

Q: How tall is mommy?
Haley: 60
mommy: is that tall?

Q: What is mommy's favorite thing to do?
Haley: feed babies.
mommy: how’d she know that?

Q: What does mommy do when you're not home?
Haley: You get sad
mommy: oh! How precious is that?

Q: If mommy could be like someone on TV, who would it be?
Haley: Sugar me!
mommy: Oh yea! That means Def Leppard! Are you still confused? It means she thinks I'm cool! ok?!

Q: What is mommy really good at?
Haley: making bird houses
mommy: uhhhh…….I had no idea

Q:What is mommy NOT good at?
Haley: making light bulbs
mommy: hey now! Back in Jr. High…..

Q: What is mommy's job?
Haley: taking care of me and opening presents!
mommy: Where the Heck are all the presents?! If that’s my job… hello!

Q: What is mommy's favorite food?
Haley: spaghetti that’s really tall And strawberry cake.
mommy: yea…. She’s got quite the imagination

Q: What makes you proud of mommy?
Haley: Ice skating
mommy: If only she was there when I actually use to skate huh?!

Q: If mommy were a cartoon character, who would she be?
Haley: Mike Wakowsky or how bout’ Randal. But you’re my Mommy
mommy: Don’t hold back Haley, tell me what you think of me. (When she said the last part, I think it was because she saw my jaw drop!)

Q: What do you and mommy like to do together?
Haley: Make bubbles
mommy: when was that? Like last summer?

Q: How are you and mommy the same?
Haley: I pull faces
Mommy: How true that is pal! Give me five! We got it goin’ on! It’s too bad you don’t know your uncle Jon very well, he’s the King!

Q: How are you and mommy different?
Haley: I sing!
mommy: Well that’s just rude. I’m sure she was confused by the question.

Q: How do you know mommy loves you?
Haley: Cuz I need a hug and you hug me!
mommy: Who’s my little princess?! Give me a big one Bella Boo!

Thanks Jessica! That was a blast!

Mallory and Mason Hinds, Joshua Leishman, Danya Sadler, Haylee Chapman and Levi Nixon! I'll take my chances and Tag Jessica Vielstich too! Come on Melyssa you can do it!
I can't wait to read them!

Saturday, July 12, 2008

If there is anything Haley can do, its Bake with Momma! And at the top of her list is Banana Bread! She loves to make it and she knows the recipe by heart! She counts the bananas for me and gets the flour, sugar, eggs, baking soda, vanilla, hand mixer, rubber spatula, ladle, pam, and my loaf pans out! She's one smart cookie..... or "nana bread"! Her favorite thing is to crack the eggs all by herself! And she's good too. Hayden has tried and he gets shell in the batter. So, Haley says "No Hayden... like this!" This time though she was really cute! She said "Dad sure will be proud of me to make the "nana bread"!" She just loves her Dad and she cries everyday when he leaves. It breaks her heart! Personally I don't see what the big deal is! ok.... he's pretty great! Anyway, he came home and told her it was the best "nana bread" ever. Her face lit up and she explained the whole process that she went through just for his "nana bread". We usually make a ton so if you want some ....... just ask.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

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Dragon magic or Fairy magic?

We love Barns and Noble! And so what else is new right?! Ok, I admit it... we live there! My kids all love it, but especially my little Haley Bella Boo! She loves the "book store"! And the other day when we were leaving, I told her she could have magic chocolate if she was good. Well, she thinks that magic chocolate is something that can only be bought at Borders book store. Well, we don't live by Borders any more so, I've been trying to convince her that they sell magic chocolate at Barns and Noble as well...... I promise! (By the way, she thinks that the chocolate from Borders makes her uncontrollably happy! And though a placebo it may be, it works!) So, as we placed our tall tower of books on the counter to make our purchases, the clerk walked back toward the register. Loading up the question with "hint, hint". I asked the man if this chocolate here, (I pointed with my wide eyes) was magical! He obviously got the hint because he said catching my hint, "Why yes it is!". And at that moment, he somehow threw tons of sparkling rainbow confetti all around Haley and the chocolate! If I had a camera..... her face was priceless! she was in total awe! So, we all wow-ed and ooo-ed! She finally picked the dragon magic chocolate! And she's been talking about getting more ever since! It was a pretty cool day! Just what she needed!
Oh! And she was as strong as a dragon for hours!