Friday, July 30, 2010


This is one of the funniest things ever......IF you like bacon. Which of course you do, right?! RIGHT?! Good.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Complaining about nice people

So, I am usually the first one to notice the little nice things people do.....I really am suprised when nice things happen. bank (fifth third) gives me suckers every.single.time. i'm in the drive thru. VERY nice thought, but sometimes my kids aren't in the car....and sometimes it's 9 in the morning. The other day they sent 2 out with my deposit slip and then 3 more with my receipt. Weird, right?! Anyways, not one to look the gift horse in the do I politely ask them to stop being nice??!!!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Lost tooth and Harry Potter

C's tooth has been loose for days......he finally pulled it last night. sniff sniff. He is 7 1/2 and this is only his 2nd tooth he's pulled. :( Before bed last night he asked, so innocently...."mom....are you sure you aren't the one that puts the money under my pillow?" Oh....My.....Gawd....i am NOT ready for that. I know he's getting to that age....but man. I assured him that I had NO idea what he was talking about and that was that.

I stayed up until 12:30 last night to finish off the last 200 pages of Harry Potter book 4. I am addicted, but seriously...she could not have told that book with maybe, say 500 pages???

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

New diet

I seem to have started a new diet by starbucks in the morning, iced in the afternoon filled in with pretzel m&ms the rest of the day. Sounds good, right?!?

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Harry Potter

I'm obsessed. Absolutely obsessed with Harry Potter. It started innocently enough with a summer reading plan to read all 7 books this summer to C. He decided to read himself, which worked out well for both of us (me) cause in total there are 4,167 pages and I just can't imagine reading all that out loud. So, we each read when we have time. We have 3 down and are about 1/7 way through the 4th. *(it's a loooooong one that 4th book)

NL husband mentioned last night that he still has tons 'o vacation time left and maybe we should look into going to FL and taking the kids to Disney. Do you KNOW what is there??? DID YOU HEAR???? HARRY POTTER WORLD!!!!! OMG......

I looked it up and it's about a billion dollars a person to get in. (of course it is.....everything at disney is a billion dollars) But.....maybe I could go alone?? Ok, maybe just C. and me!!!!!!! (or maybe just alone)

I'm like a kid in a candy shop......oh except I'm 37.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

What happened to me??

Here are just a few of the things I have heard come out of my mouth the past couple months that I NEVER thought I'd have to say to my kids:

Please don't lick your sisters/brothers hand

Please remove your hand from your pants

No playing with your penis while watching tv

Please don't eat whatever you just found in your ear

Please remove your feet from your sisters/brothers face

Please stop smelling your sisters/brothers feet

Didn't I just ask you to remove your hand from your pants?

Didn't I just ask you to not play with your penis while watching tv?


Monday, July 12, 2010

Day at the Field Museum

So today was a "free day" at the field museum in Chicago. Normally it would have cost about $100 to get in, which is INSANE.
So, I drive the kids down and meet my SIL and BIL and the cousins.
O.M.G. doesn't even begin to describe it. P.A.I.N.F.U.L. was more correct.
C. was fine. He LOVES his cousins (boys that are 9 and 7) M. was....well.....I don't know. All I remember is her saying, "I'm-hungry-can-we-eat-now-I-have-to-go-to-the-bathroom-no-i-don't-have-to-go-to-the-bathroom-can-we-go-home-now-i-don't-want-to-go-in-there-i-want-to-go-here-no-i-don't." OMG.....I'm going to go put my head in the dishwasher and start it. It might be more peaceful.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Going to the movies

Back in the day, I LOVED going to the movies. The darkness, the quiet, the huge screen....completely losing yourself in a story for 2 hours and forgetting everything going on in life for that time. It was perfect for me.

Then I had kids......I find that it's been years since I have gone to the movies. Now the kids are old enough to take them, but now the movies consist of g- rated films. Sigh. Not quite the same, but it's still fun to lose yourself and your thoughts for an hour plus. And.....m&m's makes a new pretzel m&m that is PERFECT for the movie.

Today I went with some friends and saw "Despicable Me". It was actually really cute and sweet and quite funny. Funnier than I had thought. I cried a bit at the end with its sweet ending. The kids LOVED it and had already been reciting the lines for weeks. So, to watch their faces light up when those lines came up in the movie was priceless.

So, even though there are not any f-bombs, gratuitous sex or violence anymore at the movies for me, I still can find a movie here and there that will make me shed a tear.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010


So, C. LOVES iCarly. loves, loves, loves the show.

The other night I put the kids to bed, joined NL husband on the couch and we proceeded to watch iCarly for 15 minutes without realizing/caring/speaking about it.

Finally I said, "what does it say about us that we have watched this show for 15 minutes and the kids aren't even around?"
His response: "I've seen this one."

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

My boy George

My poor boy, George Michael, has got himself into a mess again. :(

He needs to take a break from the whole "driving" thing and concentrate on something else for awhile. (me! me! me!)

Monday, July 5, 2010

No, seriously I am lazy

I have never tried to hide the fact that I am lazy. If there is an easy way to do something, chances are I know about it and have done it.
When I decided to start a blog, the hardest part was coming up with a name. Conversation with husband went like this:
Me: so, i'm having a hard time coming up with a good name for the blog.
Him: how about ""
Me: i was thinking lazy is as lazy does.
Him: but then people will think you're lazy
Me: stare
Him: stare
Me: but but but ......i AM lazy
Him: good point

The boy seems to think his little sister wants to play school for 2+ is her schedule. (at least he let her off with only 10 minutes of math)

Saturday, July 3, 2010

First Post

So, for years I've been told that "you should blog. Everyone does." I just couldn't think of anything interesting to say, nothing really funny or anything that I think others would read (plus it seemed like so much work, and as you can tell.....I'm a little lazy).
Well, I guess it's time to try. Even if just to jot down funny things the kids say, weird/odd things that happen, new things we've tried.....all written down so that someday when my memory goes (I think it already has) I can look back, read what I posted and say, "I did that??!?!?!" hahaha. Kidding.