Wednesday, October 21, 2009

I am a terrible blogger!

Hi everyone, so sorry I have been absent.  Sometimes I think my blogging is like my working out – difficult for me to stick with!  But none the less, I am back!  Of course nothing very exciting to report but let’s see…..

  • thanks for all the comments on the Chuck E Cheese Party – I have to make the reservations today (insert my sad face).  Gotta get the goody bags going and all the other stuff to make it as cute as can be
  • Halloween costumes are all set – Sofia is a Genie and a lion (depending on where we are going)
  • Roll Tide
  • Arizona fall still = 90+ degrees – I mean how am I supposed to take cute fall pumpkin patch pictures with Sofia sweating and being blinded by the sun?
  • Today while running (or walking) on the treadmill I watched VH1 – I never watch VH1.  I learned that Pearl Jam has a new album out.  WOW talk about taking me back to the good ole days of high school….oh the memories
  • I have officially sworn off eBay
  • I have also completed by Etsy Fall shopping for Sofia and got such CUTE things I highly recommend it over eBay any day!
  • Thanks to QVC most of birthday and Christmas shopping is completed.  LOVE easy pay!
  • I am so busy with Sofia’s Fall stuff there is not even a weekend that I could schedule Sofia to get 6 year pictures taken…ugh
  • I let Sofia (for the first time EVER) pick out what dress she wanted to wear for Christmas (see below)

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She picked the dress and shoes.

  • Lilly is a wild maniac dog that now weighs 50lbs!  She also enjoys destroying things (read she bit a hole in the shirt of a brand new Etsy outfit)—I was able to fix it.
  • I really can not believe that my baby is about to be 6 years old.
  • Oh and Sofia has had a substitute teacher all but 2 weeks of the school year (that started 8/10).  Yesterday she was back (she has been sick – some sort of stomach thing) and today --- out again.  The principal said they were looking at a permanent solution to her.  YES – that makes me happy actually.  I love the long-term sub they have had I just wish the kids would know for sure it was either Miss H (the sub) or a whole new teacher.
  • I am off work today and going to surprise Sofia at lunch and bring her home after lunch – today is early release day.  Do you guys have early release day?  Every Wednesday kids get out of school at 12:30. 

Bye for now and I pinky swear to be back to my regularly blogging self!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Yucky (I mean Chuck E) Cheese

So Sofia will be 6 in about 6 weeks and much to my dismay, she wants her party at Chuck E Cheese.  Now you guys know me, this is not my style of party.  Remember last year’s cowgirl party I wrote about here, here and here?

So I need HELP!   How do I make a Chuck E Cheese party cute?  I mean last year the piƱata was the size of a Smart Car!  What am I going to do???

Sunday, October 4, 2009

“Arise” at FBC

The Children’s choir sang Michael W. Smith’s “A New Hallelujah” at church today, it was GREAT! Sofia actually had a fever last night and this morning slightly so I did act a little like a stage mom and dose her up on Tylenol to help her make it through the performances! It was really neat to get to see the children perform!

Rehearsal pics:

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Saturday, October 3, 2009

Lilly loves Fall!

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A perfect AZ “Fall” activity – play in the splash pad at the shopping mall!

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Where did my little girl go?  Can’t believe she will be 6 soon!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Her greatest creation!

Sofia has been working on her “cotton candy” blanket at church during her Wednesday night program.  She was so excited to finish it yesterday and get to bring it home!

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This sweet picture I took this morning as Sofia was sleeping soundly in my bed.  She gets in bed about an hour later than normal on Wednesday nights so I let her sleep in 45 minutes!

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she takes her pjs off every night and sleeps in just her underwear!  It all started when she never wanted to be swaddled!