Wednesday, September 22, 2010

What to be, or what not to be: that is the question...plus a bit of what we're up to these days

Millie has been dressing up lately, trying to decide what to be for Halloween. And yes, dressing as Justing Bieber is still an option. Any votes?


My sister Dianey made this cute pleated cowgirl skirt for Millie, and I made the onesie to match.



Also, we've been hanging out with cousins.


Millie with cousin Tyler

Suzana with Molly (middle) and Elise with Penny (right)
Millie is such a ham.



And, here's another cute shot for good measure.

Monday, September 13, 2010

MIA

(That's Missing In Action, not Mutual Improvement Association)

I realize I haven't blogged in a while. Why? Well, I've been reading a couple of "can't put down" books.

First, I read the fifth "Fablehaven" book. I'm slightly embarrassed to say that I've read them all. I'll blame that on my brother John E. While I wasn't impressed at all by the first couple (the writing style especially), surprisingly I enjoyed this book quite a bit. The worst part was the last chapter where Brandon Mull desperately tried to add a bit of romance. Don't get me wrong, I love romance. But if it's awkward enough that you feel embarrassed for them, don't add it. All in all, it was a great book. Nothing like a good world saving every once in a while to brighten your spirits.

And yesterday, I finished "The Help". Despite the occasional cuss word, I loved reading this book. It truly was an experience. It feels like it's been a while since I've read something that was really well written. (This post is making me look like a literature snob. Not so!...too much.) I loved the voice, the story line, and the subject matter. Great book.



And to move on from the book review...

Some other things we've been up to:

Being cute














































Deciding on a possible future career as a hair stylist,


And laughing. A lot.
video

Want Some Good Dirty Entertainment?

Instructions:

1. Make sure your baby doesn't relieve herself for about 3 days. This is very important.

2. Feed the baby a lot of baby food prunes.

3. Leave the baby with grandpa for a few hours.

Result:


Notice that he used the outfit she was wearing as a wash cloth.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

New Beginnings

What Millie likes about our new place:


Swings

Trampoline

Plenty of space to play

And playing the piano with daddy.

video


What mommy likes about our new place:

Sound doesn't travel well, so I can not only ignore a crying baby, but I can use the excuse with my husband that I "didn't hear" him.