Thursday, February 28, 2008

Funny Pictures

These are just a few funny pictures of my little chunky princess over the past few weeks. In some of these her facial expressions are so funny that I am so curious as to what she was thinking. I included this first one just because Caleb really likes the saying on her onesie.

This last one is so funny to me. She seems so shocked or surprised. Maybe this is the first time she heard David Archuleta sing. I just LOVE HIM!!

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

But Mom, it REALLY hurt!

Ok, so yesterday morning was pure chaos. Caleb normally rides the bus, but on days where it is really cold or we are running late I take him to school. Yesterday was a little of both. I decided to go ahead and take him to school since I had some packages to drop off at the shipping place anyway. I get us all loaded in the car and get halfway to school and realize I left the packages in the office. CRAP - now I have to go home and get out again cause I can't just wait until 1:00 when we head to gymnastics because the mail gets picked up at the shipping place around 11:00 and I HATE having to go to the post office. So I go home, get the packages, go to the shipping place and return home. I am home less than 5 minutes and the phone rings. It is Caleb's school. They said he thinks he got a paper cut on his eye. She said his eye is really red and stings and it is tearing up a lot. We think you need to take him somewhere to make sure he didn't damage his cornea. They might want to put a patch on it. WHAT?????

So I of course I tell them I will be right there. I go to put Cali back in her carseat and realize she had a blow out. I call Chris and quickly tell him what happened. I get him to call Todd Wright and see if he can get him in while I am dealing with Cali and getting us all back in the car. So while I am changing this nasty diaper I yell to Caden to bring me a ponytail holder for her hair. Her curly hair was in complete tangles since it had not been touched since 4:00 on Sunday afternoon. She still looks a little trashy, but that was the best I could do with no water bottle, mirror or hair pick. So I leave the house again for the THIRD TIME and it is only 9:30.

When I get to Caleb's school his eye is really red, only a little watery and he was only a little bit upset. He says it still stings a little. He tells me that he accidentally scratched his eye with a plastic mask. WHAT??? What is he doing with a plastic mask? He is in 3rd grade. Apparently they were doing something during art.

By the time I make the short 5-7 min drive to Dr Wright's office it looked so much better I could barely tell which eye it was. We wait around for about 15 or so minutes (since we didn't have an appt) and he seems COMPLETELY NORMAL. He starts to read a magazine, play with Cali, etc. I am thinking why are we here?? We go back there and the girl/lady gives him an eye exam. He can see everything he is suppose to and he didn't complain at all when she had to shine the light in his hurt eye. She leaves and while we are waiting for Todd to come in I keep thinking about all the things I need/want to be doing instead of wasting my time here. I say to Caleb " I think you just got poked in the eye so of course your eyes were watering. I think the ladies in your office were just being overly cautious." He says "mom it REALLY HURT." I say "of course it did, it never feels good to get poked in the eye."

When Todd comes in I tell him, "I am sorry I really don't know why we are here, I think he just got poked in the eye, since he seems completely normal now." He says ok, but lets have a look while we are here. He looks through his "machine" and says "DeeDee he really did scratch his eye, come look at this!" So I look in it and there is a white scratch going across. So now I feel bad. It is not a bad scratch, but a scratch nonetheless. He said it was only superficial and it will heal on his own. He put some kind of drop in it and just told him to be very careful of dust and dirt for the rest of the day and that the stinging should go away soon. So Caleb was able to go back to school and tell his friends that he had a "superficial corneal abrasion." This whole ordeal put a big kink in my morning plans, but I am glad I took him to the doctor anyway. I would have felt terrible if it would have been really serious and I didn't do anything.

Thursday, February 21, 2008



I think these have been around for a while but I just bought them the other day. OMG!! I LOVE THEM!!! They taste almost exactly like THIN MINTS, which we all know is a little slice of Heaven. I once ate half a box of THIN MINTS in one sitting. I am NOT KIDDING!! I think I may have a slight eating disorder. I am trying to do better with these OREOS though. They actually have the potential to be so much more dangerous to me than the THIN MINTS because they are so readily available. I really should stop eating them, but I can't.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Cali 2 months

Cali was 2 months old on Monday. Here are Cali's 2 months pictures. In most of the pictures they took she was either not smiling at all or was smiling so big her eyes were closed. I think these are adorable even though there is no big smile.

She had her 2 month check up yesterday. She is of course very healthy. She weighs 13 lbs 7 oz and was 23 1/4 inches long. That puts her weight at 97th% and length at almost 90th%.

I looked back at Caleb and Caden's stats for 2 month and she is exactly 2 pounds heavier than Caden was and they were the same length. She is only 6 oz heavier than Caleb was but he was an inch longer. So needless to say she is a chunky little thing.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Ken's a LUCKY Man

Caden playing with all her Barbies. I don't know if this was on purpose or just a coincidence, but look closely at the order of the Barbies.

Of all the gorgeous Barbies, Ken "chooses" to sit in between the 2 topless ones!!

Thursday, February 14, 2008


Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Spoiled Under 30 Crowd

A friend sent this to me and I thought it was so funny AND TRUE. I just had to put it on here. Sorry it is a little long.

The Spoiled Under 30 Crowd

If you are 30 or older, you will think this is hilarious!!!! If not, send it to your parents! They'll think it's funny!

When I was a kid, adults used to bore me to tears with their tedious diatribes about how hard things were when they were growing up; what with walking twenty-five miles to school every morning ... Uphill BOTH ways .. Yadda, yadda, yadda

And I remember promising myself that when I grew up, there was no way in heck I was going to lay a bunch of crap like that on kids about how hard I had it and how easy they've got it!

But now that... I'm over the ripe old age of thirty, I can't help but look around and notice the youth of today. You've got it so easy! I mean, compared to my childhood, you live in a dang Utopia! And I hate to say it but you kids today you don't know how good you've got it!

1. When I was a kid, we didn't have the Internet. If we wanted to know something, we had to go to the dang library and look it up ourselves... In the card catalog!! (Do you even know what a card catalog is? Didn't think so!)

2. There was no email!! We had to actually write somebody a letter... With a pen! Then you had to walk all the way across the street and put it in the mailbox and it would take like a week to get there!

3. There were no MP3's or Napsters! If you wanted to steal music, you had to hitchhike to the dang record store and shoplift it yourself! Or you had to wait around all day to tape it off the radio and the DJ would usually talk over the beginning and mess it all up!

4. We didn't have fancy crap like Call Waiting! If you were on the phone and somebody else called they got a busy signal, that's it!

5. And we didn't have fancy Caller ID Boxes either! When the phone rang, you had no idea who it was! It could be your school, your mom, your boss, your bookie, your drug dealer, a collections agent, you just didn't know!!! You had to pick it up and take your chances, mister!

6. We didn't have any fancy Sony Playstation video games with high-resolution 3-D graphics! We had the Atari 2600! With games like "Space Invaders" and "asteroids" and the graphics were horrible! Your guy was a little square! You actually had to use your imagination! And there were no multiple levels or screens, it was just one screen forever! And you could never win. The game just kept getting harder and harder and faster and faster until you died! Just like LIFE!

7. When you went to the movie theater there no such thing as stadium seating! All the seats were the same height! If a tall guy or some old broad with a hat sat in front of you and you couldn't see, you were just screwed!

8. Sure, we had cable television, but back then that was only like 15 channels and there was no onscreen menu! You had to use a little book called a TV Guide to find out what was on! And there was no Cartoon Network either! You could only get cartoons on Saturday Morning. Do you hear what I'm saying!?! We had to wait ALL WEEK for cartoons!

9. And we didn't have microwaves, if we wanted to heat something up, we had to use the stove or go build a fire ... Imagine that! If we wanted popcorn, we had to use that stupid JiffyPop thing or a pan with HOT oil and Real popcorn kernels and shake it all over t he stove forever like an idiot.

10. When we were on the phone with our friends and our parents walked-in, we were stuck to the wall with a cord, a 7 foot cord that ran to the phone - not the phone base, the actual phone. We barely had enough length to sit on the floor and still be able to twirl the phone cord in our fingers. If you suddenly had to go to the bathroom - guess what we had to do..... Hang up and talk to them later.

That's exactly what I'm talking about! You kids today have got it too easy. You're spoiled!! You guys wouldn't have lasted five minutes back in 1980! But before you go running your mouth or making fun of us, just remember......We are the ones that invented all of these things for you guys!!!

The over 30 Crowd

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Caleb and Cali

Caleb is such a good big brother. He loves to hold her and doesn't want to leave the house, or a room for that matter without hugging and kissing her. The other morning she was crying in the swing and I was in the middle of something trying to get ready to leave the house. Caleb picked her up (without me even asking him). I told him thanks and for him to put her down by her car seat so I could put her in it. By the time I got into the room he already had her buckled in her car seat! He is so good with her.

Caleb and Caden fight over who gets to hug and kiss her first. They also fight over who starting looking at her first. Which is really nothing new since they fight over ALMOST everything - like who gets to push the button for the garage door, who gets to sit where at the table, who ate the fastest, who got buckled first in the car, whose school is bigger - and the latest whose school took longer to build.