Saturday, January 14, 2017

EVIL did it

Twin moment:

Sitting in my office/school room (front room of the house) I hear a ball hitting the front window. I run outside like I am mad and ask who did it? 


 "What mom, we don't know what happened?"

"It wasn't Sugar. 'Ak-u-a-lee' (actually) it was someone EVIL"

Then they all giggled.  I guess you are never too young to blame evil.
Goof balls.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Prizes From Incredible Pizza

It was the Friday before classes would start up again for most of our college kids.  They decided to spend it at Incredible Pizza with their siblings having fun.  The twins kept talking about "Amazing Pizza" so they understood the name but couldn't remember it. LOL.  I have not seen any pictures from their time there except this one of Pooker and Sugar - teasing the twins apparently.

When they got home I heard all about it and got to play with all their prizes.  Goobers borrowed a crown and Adorable decided to get it back.

The girls asked me to take this picture with them in their new crowns.  They wanted me to send it to the big kids to say thank you.

A Visiting Friend

Princess was babysitting a friends little on at our house the other day.  The precious young lady was all cuddles.  She was letting all the kids get their baby time.  They even argued over who got to change her diaper.  

Bagel loved catching some baby cuddles.
I really did think it was so cute to listen to the 12 year old and the 9 year old doing the "remember when" s in regard to diapers and bottles with the twins.
Jumba said,
"It has been forever since I changed a diaper!"

I loved this.  

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Go To Sleep!!!

Maybe I can sleep tonight.  I finally went to the doctor.  Turns out mom has super impacted sinuses.  They were bad, and the doctor fears that it might take more than two weeks to knock this stuff out of my nasal passages.  Also indicated the infection has been around for awhile.  I have just been slowly getting sicker and sicker without ever realizing it.  So I have medicine, maybe I will sleep to night.  

Dad is out of town for the night.  I thought I would be fun and not fight the twins, letting them sleep on the bed.  UI was wrong about getting any sleep.

Twins with a king size bed and a big brother all means time to play.  At least the big kids upstairs were sleeping.

Eventually they did settle down and we all fell asleep.  I did enjoy listening to all the giggles.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Adorable Wants to Be Like Pooker

Pooker got rid of some of her old clothes, and this student uniforms were in the pile as she is no longer using them.  This little cutie spotted the uniform in the bag and couldn't wait to try the  shirt on.  I asked her why the shirt was so important to her, she said is was because she wanted to be like Pooker when she grew up.  I can't think of a better person to model yourself after.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Weird Weather of Texas

Oh Yeah, it was brutal.
My poor air conditioning and heating systems are very confused.  It really has gone from warm to cool to very very cold to warm to hot.  It is driving me nuts.  I was my seasons but I want them to last more than a few minutes.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Back to School Bear

Pooker met Bear before Mass to hug and kiss him goodbye.  The rest of us joined him for Mass along with Rob B, we then headed to Chick Fil A fort a quick breakfast before he snuck off.
It is time to send Bear back off to college.  It is so different having our adult children home for short spurts and then sending them back out.  Some times it feels like they just aren't "DONE" yet.  We loved having him home and we all know he will do great again this semester.  Love ya big guy!

Friday, January 6, 2017

Being Walked By the Dogs

Huskies get more energy as the temperature drops. It is a part of who they are, I can relate. I love the chilly air. When we hit 30 tonight I just wanted to be outside walking. I thought it would be fun but I was sadly mistaken.

   J was kind enough to walk with me and we brought the puppies. I thought it would be a nice refreshing stroll. I did not realize how strong these dogs have become and how weak I actually am. 

Oh my goodness, it took only about 5 minutes for me to hand over both dogs. J is my hero. 

 He has been working out and you could tell. He allowed both dogs to walk him, and that takes so much strength. 

  They are huskies and they need it. Once they are worn out a little, they are great to walk with. 

If it had been up to me alone those dogs would be gone. 

 We need a sled!

Orange You Glad You Saw This?

Goofy Twins.  Sent these pictures to older siblings saying, "Orange you glad you are loved?!?"

 Twin Beautiful
Twin Adorable

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Crazy Twin Time

 A Pooker Sandwich
 Dad tickle time.

 Sleeping Twins are still the cutest.  I can't believe that they an be on top of each other and be ok.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Happy New Year

"2016 was a fantastic year! I started a new job, traveled with my best girls, Maggie saved my life after I decided to hemorrhage myself, got to go to Atlanta and chaperone a Catholic summer camp, Gilmore girls came back, I met the Fray, The Chicago freaking Cubs are the best, we got to change the political party. Friends have shifted a bit, but that's how it goes. I'm thankful for the time I get to experience people and what I learned from them at that time. Some relationships have gotten stronger and for that I'm thankful. I have big plans for the next year, and I'm pretty excited for what's to come. Thanks for being around and I wish you the absolute best for this year. Start something new, learn to do something, talk to people, work out, stretch your spiritual muscles! Whatever you're planning, resolutions are great, just make sure you do it and can look back next year and be proud!"

"When it's New Year's Eve and you have to work, but it's okay because we don't have to close! "
She came to the house after getting off work.  So cute!
"I know no matter what happens these people will always have my back! Glad I got to spend The year with them i'm excited to find out what the future holds but I'm also glad we have all these awesome memories to look back on happy new year. #LoveThem #HappyNewYear #2017"

I love that the kids are sharing their thoughts.  Sometimes they voice life better than I do. (Most of the time actually!!!)  I have said it over and over again but the past few months I have been wiped out with a cold/allergies/another cold.  Never favors or anything bad enough to send me to the doctor but sometimes just bad enough to make be extremely tired.  Tonight was one of those nights that I wanted to be more involved but felt so out of it.  I hate that feeling but also love it. I could sit back and listen to the kids interact and be the coolest group of siblings on the planet.  I am jealous of how close they are and so happy to be a part of their coolness.  
"Happy New Year Friends and good luck with all your resolutions!"

Fireworks, ball dropping, fun foods, and a night filled with my family.  Thank you God for 2016  and cheers to 2017.