Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Dear Santa

You will never guess who called our house today?! SANTA! Yup, Santa! Suddenly Liam has become very aware of Santa and the fact that he is coming and going to bring him lots of presents. As a Christmas FREAK I can't tell you how happy this makes me. The best thing is though that I suddenly have big time leverage over my innocent 3yr old. "You better be a good boy! Santa is watching!" (I know, I am mean!) It is also pretty cute to see Bill pretending to be Santa while at a bar in front of other guys. I wasnt there, but I can imagine. This could not have come at a better time. I have 8 days, yes 8 days, until Sydney is born. I need all the leverage with Liam that I can get. The house is a mess and I am the size of a barn. We are picking up Sydneys PINK crib tomorrow! I can't wait. I will post pictures of her nursery asap.

Monday, August 16, 2010

The count down in on. Sydney could be here any day now. I am of course not even remotly ready. I am however VERY ready to not be pregnant in the Texas summer anymore. I am so over this heat. I hate Texas. SERIOUSLY. If you know me at all, then you know that I love fall and Christmas. I made a trip to Bath and Body Works this weekend to get a gift for somebody and was very pleasantly surprised that they had out their new fall scents and they were getting ready to release their Christmas line! It made me so happy. There is light at the end of this hellish tunnel called summer. I usually hate summer anyways, but this year for some reason it has been worse.
Except for this:

10 days up north in the cool summer. I guess come winter when I am holding my sweet Sydney and sitting outside with a light jacket on, the grass might be a little greener here in Texas. But for now, I hate Texas.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Books Aren't Just For Reading Anymore...

So the other night Liam was refusing to sleep in his bed. He has been obsessed with sleeping with us. This is a serious "No!" for me. I love Liam to death but he is a horrible bed buddy. He sleeps sideways and I always end up with a foot in my face. Anyways, I put him in his bed and told him that he better not come out of his room. I meant business and he knew it. He knew it...but he was mad. Screams ensued. I, in turn, walked into my room at the end of the hall and shut the door. I NEVER shut my door on him. This only made him madder. Screaming got louder, but he didn't dare come out of his room. A few minutes of Bill and I ignoring his pleas and cries went by and then it got quiet. I smiled a bit thinking that I had won the battle. THEN...BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!
Me: "What was that!?"
Bill: "I have no idea..."
I go to my bedroom door and open it, expecting to find that Liam has taken out a wall. This is what I found:

The brief silence when I smugly thought I had won the battle was really my stubborn son collecting "ammo" to throw at our door. I will give it to the kid though...he never left the room.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Summer 2010 thus far...

Alright, so I am a little behind on my blogging. I have a million pictures that need to be uploaded and of course Liam has said a million things that I think are pretty funny and worthy of being posted. Unfortunately, I live in Texas and it is 100 million degrees outside and I am 9 months pregnant...oh, and I sprained my ankle and am hobbling around. (Of course I was in front of like 10 people, and feel flat on my face, just walking...) Those things being said, I think I have plenty of reason to be a little behind. I really am going to make an effort to stop reading everybody else's blog though, and keep up with mine. (I am sure this will become easier with a newborn...sarcasm much?)Today Liam and I are having a pajama/movie watching day. We are camping out under the fan in my room and I am keeping my ankle propped up in hopes that it will get better faster. So here are some of the pics that I have been holding hostage on my lap top...
Refusing to wear pants and playing with his cars.
At the Cheney's, standing with Grandpa Bob.
Driving The Grand Fetas boat.
Being just generally goofy..
Liam and a very pregnancy craving Mommy had a dessert date at Cheesecake Factory. Liam was in his PJs. Liam took swim lessons in June. He loved his teacher Miss Robin.

Over the 4th of July weekend we took a trip to Hayward, Wisconsin. It was a great time and the weather was gorgeous. Liam had a blast. This is Hayward at sunset...

Liam driving while Daddy reaches for his beer...we are very responsible
Aunt Katie and Tony
Round Lake
Driving with Daddy

Passed out on Mommy on the pontoon boatMy handsome husband
Famous Daves, Hayward.

Gigi took us all to the candy shop. Liam thought it was great.

So much candy, so little time!
Liam, (Sydney in the tummy) and Mommy
Mommy and Gigi
Aiden, Liam and Uncle Hence

Papa and Nanie waving goodbye.
Grandpa Bill, Daddy and Liam.

We have less than a month until Miss Sydney joins us. I am soooooooooo ready! I will never again have another summer baby! Bill is no longer allowed within 5 feet of me from October to February.