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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Our Santa Photos 2011

I guess I could really call this post Finally! A Santa pic. Or some variation there of.

For whatever reason we've never gotten Santa pics. Something always seemed to prevent it. Sean was just too little for his 1st Christmas. Like days old. And that's probably the only acceptable reason. The less acceptable? Things like the line was too long and the kids just couldn't wait. Or lack of money, cause til this year I had no idea that the local Mrs. Barid's Santa was free. Then there was the Meg Terror of 2007. I wish I was kidding but no I am not. You've seen all the pics of crying, screaming babies/kids with Santa, yes? Well, when Meg was 12mos old she was having none of this Santa business. Who knew one so young could be so strong? The girl actually bruised me (forget the fact I tend to bruise easy) with the death grip and I am surprised her screams didn't send panic among the world. That started with only one step towards the jolly man in red. Nana even tried the come to Nana trick but no way was Meg letting go of me. All the screaming, crying, and death grip only ended when I walked away from Santa.

So, this year I was determined to get a Santa picture with all my kids before Sean got too old. Though I did see some teen boys sitting with Santa. Maybe they were coerced by their family? Who knows. Anyways, Rach told me bout the Mrs. Baird's Santa and I said I will meet y'all there.

That was several days ago. After that I was in a panic of what will they wear. Then on picture day it became get the girls hair done right. My girls took all this in stride. Sean, well he actually argued with me over his shirt. He wanted to wear a skull shirt and I said no way. We compromised and I told him he could wear the shirt of his choice to his birthday party later in the evening.

Once there the kids did awesome in minding and waiting. Really they did. It probably helped we got there about 30m before Santa was scheduled to start seeing kids. I even did put a little make up on the girls. Even Rach's daughter, who was shocked and totally happy I did. Mine were hilarious striking the pose and explaining that they get make up for special occasions.

The wait inside the tent was made easier by activities and treats for the kids. When it was our turn their was one small Meg incident. She walked up to Santa and then in a split second was behind me hiding for all she was worth. With some hugs and gentle coaxing she did decide to be brave and go see Santa.

The result?

See for yourself

Bridgette, Santa, Meghan, & Sean 2011

Mission Accomplished! Thanks Rach! I now know about this Santa and will likely take the girls again next year. Who knows, maybe Sean will still wanna see Santa, too. =D

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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Let's Talk

A Vlog with me saying words from a list and then answering a list of questions.

Okay I got this idea from Katie at Sluiter Nation and just knew I had to do one, too!

The quality and sound may okay(ish) but it's still enjoyable. Especially the answer to Question 9. ;)

In case you were confused all the words and questions are below. By the way, I'm a born and raised Texan. (In case you were wondereing)


Aunt, Roof, Route, Wash, Oil, Theater, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Water, Sure, Data, Ruin, Crayon, New Orleans, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Spitting Image, Alabama, Lawyer, Coupon, Mayonnaise, Syrup, Pajamas, Caught, Naturally, Aluminum, Envelope


1) What is it called when you toilet paper a house?
2) What is the bug that when you touch it, it rolls/curls into a ball?
3) What is the bubbly carbonated drink called?
4) What do you call gym shoes?
5) What do you say to address a group of people?
6) What do you call the kind of spider (or spider like creature) that has an oval shaped body and extremely long legs?
7) What do you call your grandparents?
8) What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries in at the super market?
9) What do you call when rain falls while the sun is shining?
10) What is the thing you change the TV channel with?

Friday, December 9, 2011

Talking Turkey

It's a bit late for talking turkey but hey it happens, right? I just might be talking turkey but not here. 

Come see what all this talk of turkey is about over at the Spitupchronicles by the fabulous Jessica W.  Every Friday she has Meet My Neighbor Friday. This is where you will find me talking turkey, or not.

I so hope y'all enjoy it!