Friday, August 26, 2011

5 Question Friday

Hey Yall! It's Five Question Friday, and if you haven't yet, head on over to Mama M's Blog and check them out! Here goes! Oh OH OH, and Mama M also picked one of MY questions!!!

1. Did you make any fun purchases this week?
This week was all about my Love Bug starting Kindergarten. I have bought SO much stuff in the last couple of weeks, some of it really fun, its hard to remember if I bought anything this week at all.

Oh, I did make a Target run, and that is ALWAYS fun, but I don't think diapers, wipes, and socks for my Baby Bug count as fun. And the grocery store, but again no fun.

I think the only thing fun I spent money on this week was getting my nails done. Oh, and TONS of medical bills from all of Baby Bugs procedures, but that DEF is not fun!

2. If you could go to any musical concert, what would it be?

Well, I have been to almost everybody I would have wanted to see, Tim McGraw, Tim McGraw with Faith Hill, Lady A, Kiss, Poison, Garth Brooks (FRONT ROW!! That was awesomesauce!) But I think what I wished I could have seen, was Bon Jovi, when they were touring for the album, Slippery When Wet. My sister is 4 years older than me, and she went, but wouldn't let me, her little sister, tag along. And there was no way, my mom and dad would let me go. But I would love to go back and see that.

I'm not a huge concert goer, but if there is someone I really want to see, I will.

3. What is your least fav/ most fav house chore?
Least fav, by far, cleaning the bathroom. Makes me gag!
Most fav,  I would say would be vacuuming. Its easy, takes little effort. I know that I am very lucky that I have a girl who comes and cleans for us every other week. But I still do bathroom, and vacuum in between.  Gag!

4. Would you prefer new appliances or clothes?
Jees....we need a new dishwasher (ours leaks) and a new washing machine (makes a HORRIBLE noise, and grows mold, and stinks, stupid front loading washer). But man oh man, do I love me some clothes.
I guess if I were being practical, I would go with appliances....bla bla bla.

5. Miracle Whip or Mayo
Now see, my hubs, HATES Miracle Whip. He thinks it is the worst stuff on the face of the planet. Growing up, that is all I had. Tuna fish, cold meatloaf sandwiches, lunch meat, etc. But then he turned me into a Mayo kinda girl for lunch meat and chicken salads. But I still have to have my MW for tuna and cold meatloaf sandwiches.
Alrighty, that's all I got for this week. Go check out some other fun blogs, and I promise, to blog more next week. This week was highly emotional for me!

Sunday, August 21, 2011


Tomorrow morning, my first born starts Kindergarten. It's a reality, I must face. My husband and I did admit last week that the thought of home schooling was appealing to us right now. Not that I ever could, but to keep her home, it was appealing.

Now this isn't the first time that I have been away from her. I stayed home with her till she was 18 months old, and then I went back to work, so she was in a full time day care for a while. She has been to pre school and different summer "camps". But it has always been a "safe" environment.

Now when I say safe, I dont necessarily mean security safe, however that thought did cross my mind, but I mean, safe in regards to environment. She has been at our church, where the teachers are extra caring, and extra sweet, and she was the big kid. Now she is going to a school, where they are expected to grow up, be independent, and she is the littlest kid there.

I have to admit it, these fears are mine and my husbands. These are not hers. She is excited about going, excited about new friends, and all the fun things she will do. Field trips, buying her lunch, etc. And I am putting on my brave face for her. She has no idea what I am feeling, my thoughts, or my fears. And she never will, until she has a child of her own, and she experiences these same things. At that point, I will tell her I felt the same way. And that is part of being a mommy, and part of letting your a babies grow up.

Tomorrow will be one of the hardest days of my life. I know it will be ok, I know she will be just fine, and I know I will be fine as well (after I have a few mimosas at the boo hoo breakfast a bunch of us first timers are going to!)

Kids grow up every day, I must accept it, even if I don't like it.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Bowling Party

Today I took my oldest to a Bowling Party. Neither one of us had ever been to a "kid" bowling party today. Those bumpers that they use to keep the balls from going in the gutter, are pretty dang cool. And of course, I forgot my camera, and its so dark in there, that phones don't work near as well.

So imagine, a dark bowling alley, with black lights, so all the kids socks are glowing! Pretty fun!

So now, my Love Bug has decided she wants a bowling party, except, her birthday party invitiations have already been ordered, and we are doing a Luau party. I guess next year. Or not.

Friday, August 5, 2011

5 Question Friday

Because this is my first public post, I FINALLY get to participate in  Mama M Five Question Friday! So head on over and have some fun!!

1. Do you have siblings and are you close with them?
I do have a sister. Just one, she is 4 years older than me. When we were growing up we were really close, and then she turned 12 and she was MEAN. MEAN MEAN MEAN! Or she would say that I was a brat, but whatever, semantics! But fast forward a handful of years, and she turned nice again. So much so, that when I was giving birth, she was in the delivery room for both of my kids. Now, I am not sure what I would do without her.!

2. Would you rather be slightly UNDER weight or slightly OVER weight?
Ugh! Hmmm, uh, well, ahem. I am lucky to say that most of my life I have been average or below average in my weight. Except while I was pregnant. We will not even talk about that. But after giving birth to my second child, it took a lot longer to get rid of the weight, even though I didn't gain as much. So for over a year, I would say I was slightly over weight. At least in my mind. And I didn't like the way I looked, or felt, or how clothes fit. So I am going to be ugly and say under weight. Would I ever tell my daughter that? Not in a million years!

3. What's your favorite State Fair food to splurge on?

We have a HUGE state fair where I live, and I have never been. Nope, never. But I have been to the Stock Show, and they sell fair food there. My favorite, by far, has to be Funnel Cakes. Hot, greasy, and full of powdered sugar.
Excuse me while I wipe the drool from my chin.
4. What are your thoughts on your kid(s) going to school in a few weeks?

My oldest starts Kindergarten in 2 weeks, and while she is ready, and excited, if not nervous, I am NOT. I don't want her to grow up,  I dont' want her to experience mean kids, bullys, and all the other negative things that happens when you get in school. She has been in her safe zone her whole life, and I know things are going to be different for her. Will she be fine? Of course! Will she love it? I'm sure.
But do I want her to stay with me forever? ABSOLUTELY! (Although I would probably lose my mind!!!)

5. Pool or Ocean?
OMG! POOL for sure! I am not a huge swimmer, I can, I just don't. And one of my fears of dying is drowning. Rip tides in the ocean, waves pulling you out to see. **Shudder***. NO thank you! I don't like the ocean so much, that like most people who go to someplace tropical for their honeymoon, we went to Canada! And loved it!


Public Blog

Well I finally went and created a public blog. I still have my private blog for immediate friends and family only, but this is more for the blogger world out there. You will not see my kids names, or pictures on here, as some things are just left to those IRL friends!