Why do the kids ask me for something as soon I sit down? 

Why do I bother cleaning up the puppy’s toys when I know she’s going to drag them right back out again? 

Why do I put away the kids toys when I know Bubby is going to drag them all over the playroom (At least I can shut the door!)?

Why does it rain on days where I want to get out of the house?

Why did the garbageman pick up the trash on Labor Day? Now I have a trash can full of trash because I thought they would come Tuesday.

Why is Sweet Pea obsessed with having cheese for a snack, EVERY DAY?

Why aren’t moms paid, in something besides awesome hugs, kisses, and laughs?

Why are my kids so cute when they play together?

Why can I never be caught up on laundry?

Why does my house get so dusty?

Why does Bubby’s hair grow in faster in the back than it does everywhere else?

Why won’t my yard grow grass instead of thousands of prickly weeds? I know why, but it still irritates me that we can’t enjoy our back yard. 

Why are the sniffles not going away for Sweet Pea?

Why does Sweet Pea ask me ten thousand questions, every day? Why does she repeat herself over and over till I want to scream?! (Oh that’s right, she is FOUR)

Why does Bubby squeal like a pig when he doesn’t get his way? (oh, yeah, he’s 2)

Why haven’t I blogged more?



The Crazy Things that my children say..

I haven’t done this in forever. I’ve been trying to note my favorite sayings on my phone, because I want to keep it somewhere I can read when they are older. 🙂

A few weeks ago we were at a party where Sweet Pea informed me that “Doritos taste like fire.”

All righty then.

When we had Spartacus, we had Sweet Pea help us with his poop. Most of the time she would do it without saying anything, but one time she told me.. “But MOM, that’s not my favorite!!” And cleaning up poop is my favorite past time. Silly girl.

The kids and I went to Starbucks. I got them a water or juice, but Bubby wanted my coffee. I told him no, and then he says. “That’s mommy’s juice!” 🙂 Yes it is baby, mama needs her caffeine. haha

Sweet Pea informed Jason and I that she doesn’t like boys, “boys are gross, I only like dads”.

Can we keep it that way? We told her she can’t date till she is 35.

A couple of weeks ago we were preparing to go to the beach. I was taking my time cutting up strawberries and a pineapple to make a fruit bowl for the kids. Sweet Pea was not impressed. She told me I wasn’t doing it right, because my friend T, made her kids fruit kabobs. She informed me that I needed to buy sticks for the next time we went to the beach.

She is bossy, and I swear she gets that from her father.





HA! (She’s cursed, she gets it from both of us)

We were driving with the dog last week and Sweet Pea told us that the dog would like to listen to “Call Me Maybe”. This has been one of Sweet Pea’s favorite songs and asks for us to play it all the time. lol

Finally, this morning as I was getting them some cereal Sweet Pea asks me who makes the stove and refrigerator. Before I could answer her she said “I know! Elves make them, you know, the ones who make presents for kids. They make appliances then they put them in people’s homes while they are sleeping”. I have no idea where she gets her ideas. But they are super cute.

Like I’ve said before, things are rarely dull in our house. I’m sure Bubby will be coming up with his own soon. He’s is starting to talk our ears off, in a language we can understand.

Mommy bribed the kids with ice cream so she could get her grocery shopping done!

One of those days

I go upstairs to get ready for Sweet pea’s dance class and come downstairs to this mess.


He is going to drive me to drink. The worst part is we are being attacked by ants and cereal was everywhere. So I did the best I could do before having to leave the house.

Came back to ants grabbing any crumb they could find.

At least the day ended with well. Lets hear a whoo-hoo for a cute pedicure with good friends. 🙂

Beware of Gummy Bears.

Gummy Bears soaked in vodka can be nasty things. Jason and I were invited to an 80’s party. Jason was in heaven since he loves the 80’s. After weeks of him contemplating what his costume would be, he decided on Boy George.

I went all out at the Thrift Store.

The night finally comes, our costumes look great, if I say so myself.


Our friend, E, comes over, we take pictures and get to the party, nearly an hour late. Anyway, the hostess soaked some gummy bears in vodka and thank GOD I do not like gummy bears. Everyone who ate a good amount of them got sick. 😦

First it was our friend T. Jason had asked me to get his some beer at the store down the street. A couple of friends come with, I go home to grab something. We are almost back to the party when T loses it in one of the car seats. It was only 10pm!! It was totally unlike her. We get her settled and then get back to the party.

I look to find Jason and find him in the corner about to puke. *sigh* I asked him how bad it was and he said “I gotta go”. Boo. He ends up walking out the door while puking in his hat. Then in the bushes.


So we load him up. I get him home and then decide to pick up the kids since Jason is home. I run to the baby-sitter’s house, who luckily lives in the same neighborhood. I take them back home. Put them on the couch with a movie and blankets while Jason is losing his dinner in the bathroom.

My friend, E, is still with me. We go back to the party in hopes to salvage some of the night. We get there and sit down and T’s husband starts feeling sickly. He kept telling us “I’m ready to go when you are”. He made it an hour before he had to go throw up.

So E and I end up leaving the party for good and hang out in the garage talking.

Have I mentioned how I hate puking?!

It was an “interesting” evening to say the least. And beware of gummy bears soaked in any alcohol. They are not your friends.

Let me tell you a spooky story..

Sweet Pea keeps us entertained, and her latest thing is to tell us spooky stories while we are eating dinner. I took a video of it the other night. This one was about a big dog and cake. 🙂 She gets really into it.

And now that I have figured out to embed videos (WordPress and photobucket don’t mix), here is Bubby’s Be-bot video. 🙂

We have some cute kids, if I say so myself.

Things my kids say…

I haven’t done one of these in a long time.

Stuck in the walker that Baby S was supposed to use... haha

And I have sucked at blogging lately. I just started a new semester in school, I am in the process of switching to a new school to a program that better suits my career choice (I’ve FINALLY decided I want to be a certified personal financial planner, I love budgets!). Sweet Pea and Jason went to a father daughter dance, pictures coming soon. And we got a DOG. Recently, I’ve also come down with a slight tummy bug which is kicking my butt. So I’ve been just a tiny bit busy.

Anyway, here we go.

Sweet Pea told us that she had to turn the ceiling fan on, I asked her why, she said “Because I tooted and it stinks!!”

Sweet Pea recently got a Melissa and Doug wooden pizza maker, its really cute. So she was pretending to call me on her phone from her play kitchen asking what kind of pizza I wanted. She stopped me mid-sentence and said “Hold on, the pizza maker has to poop!”

I was cleaning the floors a couple of weeks ago. Something I do 3-4 times a day, thanks to my lovely son who is one of the messiest kids on the planet. She told me, “Don’t worry about it Mommy, we are human vacuum cleaners.” Then proceeds to pick up cheerios off the floor and try to eat them. The thought was sweet, but no, we don’t eat food off the floor.

We were at the dinner table a week or so ago, and we were joking around. Sweet Pea raises up her little fist, and goes “Want a piece of this?!”. Thank you, Aunt M, for teaching her that. haha 🙂

Finally, today we were walking out to get Burger King. I know, I am a bad mommy, but I cannot fix them dinner while I am in the bathroom half the day.. so I let her hold the money. She said, “what number is this? 20? I don’t like 20’s! I like 100’s!”.  Good girl, aim high.

I do have to add a couple of cute tid bits with Bubby. He is talking more clearly every day. We tell him I love you, and he says – “love you too” Even when he is the one who says it first – it is always – love you too. Never, I love you. It is cute though.

And when he kisses you, he grabs you face with both his hands and goes MMMMMMMMMUUUUAAAHHHHHHHH! Seriously, the cutest thing ever.

I will add one more sweet thing Sweet Pea told me today. She came up to me after nap time and told me she had “drips” in her eyes. I asked her why, she told me “Because I miss all my family and friends in North Carolina. That’s where I belong.” Talk about breaking my heart. Most days I am thankful for Jason’s career in the Coast Guard, but moments like that make me wish we had a private jet and lots of money.