Thursday, March 28, 2013

Baby Bathtub

We tried the baby bucket bathtub (We use the Spa Baby tub).  Daisy likes it but she is really small for it.  These bathtubs sometimes advertise that they are like being back in the womb. I doubt the womb felt that dangerous.  By the time it feels right, the baby will be fully accustomed to regular baths.  I do like that it keeps the baby warm because they are in the water and not just having water dumped over them.

Guy took a photo for me.  This was the best because the rest had his little brother's naked butt in the background.

Nels thought the tub looked like so much fun he had to jump in after Daisy was done.  When Guy saw he tattled and asked me to "Please be mad at Nels."  I couldn't - he was too cute.

Monday, March 25, 2013

30 @ Chuck E Cheese!

Before we left for Chuck E Cheese we had a breakfast of donuts.  Nels is a donut pro and can eat two at a time.

Playing at Chuck E Cheese...

Daisy can rest peacefully when she has hold of her prized possessions.

Guy is a pinball wizard.  I actually put his name up there because "mom" would just seem uncool.

 Happy Birthday to me!  When we ordered a cake at Chuck E Cheese they asked us "Who's birthday is it?  How many candles you need?"  Uhhh... 30?  I told them one candle will do.  Good thing we only got one because Nels preferred eating the candles to the cake.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Broken Camera!

Nels broke my camera 8 days ago.  That's why I have no posts!  I'm not going to type without a picture.  I think I figured out pictures on my phone - so I'm good.  I think.  We'll see.

Daisy is concerned by her mother's lack of technical knowledge.  She doesn't want to have to help me with everything when I'm old.  Too late.  I'm already old - she knows more than me.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Easter Ahoy!

Grandma bought Guy a pirate egg kit.  These are from Target and they had all sots of super cute kits.  I decided I'm going back after Easter to see if I can get any on clearance for later in the year.  Who says you can only dye eggs at Easter?  Not us obviously since we're already dying eggs.

Hmmm... what to draw?
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He figured it out!  Nicely done, sea pup.
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Proof the kids are ready for Easter.  I told them there was nothing in these eggs but they had to look anyway.
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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Nibble Tray

We found these super cute pineapple-looking food trays on Amazon
The kids get pretty excited to get their meal served in one and I can make leftovers look cool.
Highly recommend!

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Shamrock Shakes

In the latest Humpty Dumpty magazine Guy wanted to make the "Shamrock Shakes".

It's this stuff thrown in a blender-
1/2 banana
1 c. lime sherbert
1 c. milk
and then topped with whipped cream.

Bananas and lime?  Yeah.  It was a weird combo.  And no, I don't think it worked.  Guy loved it, though.  Nels was pretty keen on the whipped cream.

Ready to create!
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Sharing with brother
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Humpty Dumpty Celebrity

Remember Guy's ring box?  The one we emailed a picture of to Humpty Dumpty magazine?

Humpty Dumpty Magazine March/April 2013 Issue
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Guy now wants me to take a picture of pretty much anything he is doing and email it to Humpty Dumpty.

Monday, March 11, 2013

1 Month Old

Little Daisy is 1 month old today.  She celebrated by luring Nels to her and spitting up in his face.  She's going to be trouble but at least she can stand up for herself.
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March PopSugar Box Review

My PopSugar referral link

PopSugar sent me a corkscrew that looks like a blue bird.  I really love it and I don't even ever drink wine.  That's the only thing you open a corkscrew with, right?  Once I can drink (not pregnant or breastfeeding) I'm going to go get some wine so I can use this amazing corkscrew.  Maybe I'll even get more than one bottle.

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I really like the mascara and nail polish they sent too.   Everything else is just okay.  Going to use the laundry soap but probably will give the rest away.  Guy has already claimed the Peeps.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Toddlers Are Weird People

Nels spilled my water bottle.  I told him to clean it up. What did he go get?  A hot pad. 
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Then he gave me a good scare.  I knew his cat had normal eyes yesterday.  Turns out he stole googly eyes off one of Guy's projects and put them on his pal.  He was also feeding his stuffed cat very real milk. If my house smells funny, blame Nels.
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Cake Mix Cookbook

My mother-in-law gave me the book 101 Things To Do With A Cake Mix for Christmas and I just got around to baking a cookie recipe from it.

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The recipe called for-
1 box of white cake mix
2 eggs
1/3 c vegtable oil
1 1/4 c M&Ms

Combine all and bake for 9-12minutes at 350 degrees.  Makes 2 dozen.

It took me like 3 minutes to gather the ingredients and mix them.  And another 2 minutes to clean up when I was done baking.  How easy is that? I'm excited to try more recipes from this book. With a new baby I can easily make time for this kind of baking.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Baby Nylon Headband

I've seen other baby girls wearing headbands made of nylon material and thought they were super cute.  So I decided to learn to make them for stylish Daisy.

I followed this tutorial for the most part.

I went to Walmart to get my supplies -
3 Pack 6-18mo Baby Tights $4
Hair Clips $2
Ribbon (As wide as the hair clips) $1
Silk Yellow Daisies $3
-Total $10 for 6 headbands plus leftover supplies.
Cost comes to about $1.50/headband
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I only made one so far.  I think I could do something pretty spiffy with felt shapes on the headband clips.  I'll see if I can make time for it.
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Monday, March 4, 2013

3 Weeks Old!

3 weeks old and Daisy is already dreaming of eating cupcakes.

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