Monday, August 31, 2009

Outlet Shopping

My mom and I had planned to go outlet shopping on Sunday. The outlet mall near us is about 45 minutes away, and we had planned on leaving around 1:00, after church let out. Well, she decided to do lunch with her friend, so the girls and I tagged along as well. They got their first real taste of french fries and had some of my turkey sandwich. Apparently, Audrey decided she did NOT like her lunch and yakked it all over the car on the way to my mom's house (to pick up a coupon for 20% off at Carter's).

I quickly took my stinky child inside and gave her a bath. My poor mom wiped down the car. My sister loaned Audrey a sweater that looked like it would fit a 4 year old (the dangers of drying cable knit on high). All was well in the world, so we headed to the outlet mall.

We really only went into Carter's, and spent almost two hours there before the mall closed. For around $100 per child, we were able to get them an entire Fall/Winter wardrobe in 12 months AND a Spring/Summer wardrobe in 18 months. Everything in the store was at least 50% off, but most of the Spring/Summer items were under $3 each. On top of that, we had the 20% off coupon!

Here is the loot from the day:



And here is the coupon if you are interested, it expires September 2:



And you can tell your husbands I'm to blame for your next shopping trip :)

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Birthday Party

The girls attended their first birthday party today for their twin friends Daniel and Grace. They had a super fun ball pit that all of the babies loved.










Hanging Out

We're just bumming around this morning. We're going with my mom to the Gaffney Outlets (where they have a Carter's, Osh Kosh and Stride Rite). Then this evening we have a birthday party for Daniel & Grace.

Poor kitty - though secretly he loves all the attention they give him!






Friday, August 28, 2009

SproutBaby

I was given the wonderful opportunity to test and review a new line of organic baby food by SproutBaby. The food line was created by celebrity chef Tyler Florence (he grew up around here and went to my rival high school).



I love the flavors SproutBaby offers. I know my girls probably get tired of the same ole' squash and green beans that I usually offer. They really enjoyed the Oatmeal with Roasted Cinnamon Applesauce and Baked Sweet Potatoes & White Beans. Of course I tried them and they were very yummy.

I also like that the foods are certified organic. I had vowed to always make their foods, and, well - I have two babies to chase after, and organic produce is expensive.

I think my favorite thing was the packaging. They are packaged in resealable pouches in order to reduce the waste of their product, and to reduce the energy consumption of manufacturing and transporting. I found the packages to fit better in my diaper bag, and didn't have to worry about breaking glass jars.

If you are interested in SproutBaby, check out their website. They offer free shipping, and special deals all the time!

(I also took super nifty pictures of the packaging, but can't seem to get them off my memory card....will try again later)

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Some Updates

Somehow I forgot to do Wish List Wednesday yesterday. Ooops! I have a lot of things on my plate right now, and can't seem to clear them off fast enough. It also doesn't help that I may or may not have become slightly (ok, highly) addicted to the silly game FarmVille on Facebook.

I really need to get on the ball planning the girls' birthday. I have a little over one month until my babies are no longer babies . I need to figure out what time to have their party on Saturday, October 3 (any suggestions??), what food to serve, where to fit 25 or so people and so much more.

Here is a mock up of the invites that my wonderful friend Brook created (she is trying to start an etsy store):



Here is an applique I found on etsy for $3 - I'm thinking of ironing it on a onesie or plain t shirt since I don't want them getting cake on their super cute lion dresses!



I do have this super fun looking bounce house that I got on clearance from Target a few weeks ago:





Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Poor Kitty

Ahhh, poor Kitty. He doesn't stand a chance now that both girls can crawl....














Sunday, August 23, 2009

So Sorry

I've been slack on taking pictures these past few days. But the start of school and then getting sick have taken a lot of energy from me. But here are two from today.




Natalie Crawls!

Hip Hip Hooray! Natalie is crawling! She has shown absolutely no intrest in crawling for the past 10.5 months. In a span of two days she went from geting on all fours, rocking back and forth, and now is a crawling pro. Bryan had the girls drag racing on the rug after toys yesterday.



Friday, August 21, 2009

Bryan and his mom took the girls to the pediatrician today. Audrey weighs 17.19 lbs and Natalie weighs 17 lbs. That puts them around the 5-6th percentile for their age (down from the 13th from their last appointment), though the doctor didn't seem to be too concerned. They are also both 27" long. She was impressed with their vocabulary, waving, clapping and shaking their heads NO. She also said not to worry about Natalie and standing - that she is physically able to stand, but her content personality just doesn't care to.

I've been bed and couch bound all day with strep throat. I haven't had this since grade school, and boy does it suck! My throat is so swollen I can't even talk or eat. It stinks not being able to play with the girls, but I'm so happy my mom was able to come over and take care of them.

And some video cuteness:



Kitty Torture

This is what happens when boredom strikes...





Thursday, August 20, 2009

Party At My Crib

Most days that I great ready for work, the girls start waking up as I am about to leave and my mom shows up. But sometimes they wake up super early and I have to entertain them, while trying to get myself ready. I usually just toss them both into Natalie's crib with some toys, and they laugh and giggle.



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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Finally Caught Her!

Cell phone pic, but caught her nonetheless! Little Miss Squishy Face...





More Videos

Spazalie


Uh oh, they both say NO


Peek-a-boo





Wish List Wednesday



And LAME-O is my NAME-O

Forgive me readers, for I have sinned. I have eleventy billion things on my to do list this week (students start today and I feel totally unprepared) - so here is my lame attempt at WLW.



I'd love, love to have more time. Like, I think days should have at least 30 hours in them. That'd be great.

Want to play along? Find 5 things on your wish list, and post them on your blog! Grab the Wish List Wednesday button here:



Then, sign Mr. Linky and let me know you've played along!


Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Walking/Standing

Audrey has really started to take off with her walking (of course, being held by me). However, she didn't perform all that well in this video because she was dropping a deuce. Gross, my child, gross.



And I'm sure there are people out there who don't believe that Natalie refuses to stand. Here is the video evidence. This child should own a ab workout video. Rock hard, baby!



"Getting to know you, getting to know all about you"

"...getting to like you, getting to hope you like me"

Ok, so I'm super busy at work right now, and by the time I get home I am pooped! So I'd like for YOU guys to play a little game, and answer these questions in the comment section.

1. Who are you?

2. How did you find my blog?

3. What do you like most on my blog?

4. What would you like me to blog more about?

5. A totally random fact about yourself!

Sunday, August 16, 2009

"I'm In a Glass Case of Emotion"

Someone wanted outside....(and my door is disgusting - off to clean it now)





 
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