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Month: November 2010

Why So Grimm?

Why So Grimm?

So, Ariel was watching Hannah Montana yesterday (yes, I know), and she asked the question: Ariel: “Where is her mommy?”. Me: “Uh… dead.” Ariel: “Oh… that’s so sad.” YES! Yes, it is sad! So why does almost every kids character have dead damn parents?? She […]

Get In Ma Belly!

Get In Ma Belly!

I survived! Getting out the door with 4 kids is one thing, but getting out the door trying to make everybody look at least halfway decent for Thanksgiving- nightmare!! First of all, nothing fits me. What are my options… dress, or leggings… or sweatpants. I […]

Happy Tofurkey Day!

Happy Tofurkey Day!

When I was a kid, we used to take camping trips in the desert with a large group of friends. We had a tradition of spending every Thanksgiving in Ocotillo Wells, where we’d dirt bike and explore for days. We’d set up a “table”, made […]

Midnight Boobie gymnastics!

Midnight Boobie gymnastics!

I used to be able to tandem nurse the babies with my twin nursing pillow, but now they hate it so, I have to do one at a time. It’s really FUN when they both wake up at the same time in the middle of […]

TWIIIIINNNSSS!!!!!!!!!

TWIIIIINNNSSS!!!!!!!!!

I’ve gotten pretty good about toting the twins around when I’m out and about, but there’s no way to stay low-key with twins. Absolutely everywhere I go, somebody has to make a comment. “Wow, you’ve got your hands full!” is #1, and as much as […]

Much Ado…

Much Ado…

Upon waking up, this morning, I knew that today, I must: A. Take a shower. B. Do my hair because I had gone too many weeks looking like a (the) minivan mom (that I am). C. Go to Trader Joe’s because we are ridiculously low […]

Bread And Circus

Bread And Circus

Yesterday was Veterans Day, so that meant that Ariel had the day off from school, but, Aurora still had her gymnastics class in the morning. So, all 5 of us piled into the spaceship and zipped to it. Thankfully, there are some awesome mama’s there […]

Drink up ye hearties, yo ho!

Drink up ye hearties, yo ho!

Sleep is very precious to me and these days, as it’s extremely difficult to come by. So when I finally have all of the kids to sleep and when my head FINALLY hits the pillow, it is truly a joyous moment. I co-sleep with the […]

(Insert evil laugh here)

(Insert evil laugh here)

I love my gardener, Sylvestre. Why I was previously so stubborn and determined to do all my own yard and house work is beyond me! Maybe because as a teenager, it was one of my weekly chores at home, to mow and edge the lawn, […]

Just throw ’em in a basket in the back seat!

Just throw ’em in a basket in the back seat!

  So, the babies are growing fast. They’re almost 6 months and, Bea, my little butterball turkey is now almost 18 lbs and Atticus is a solid 16 lbs of lean muscle, and I am proud to say that it’s been 100% breastmilk! So, they’re […]