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Friday, August 7, 2009

Pics of Grace on her birthday...

Ok, we did not have a cake tonight, we are doing that Sunday at my mom's house, but here is my girl on her 2nd birthday!

Happy Birthday, Gracie!!!

Happy Birthday Sweet Gracie... with a side of what the heck was he thinking?!

Happy Birthday, Gracie!!!!

Today is my precious baby's 2nd birthday! I haven't taken any official pictures of her as a two year old(yet), but I will and will definitely post them later! :)

I just can't believe that it has been two years since this spunky little monkey entered our lives! She has been such a blessing to us, and can't imagine a day without her!

Happy Birthday Gracie... I hope that your special day is just that... special and filled with love!

Now... for the second part of this post:


So.... as all of the moms out there, I would hope you would understand what I am about to say, and why this pregnant hormonal mom would be upset about what he has done. OK... so, I feel like Grace's birthday has kind of crept ip on us. Seriously, with being pregnant, having prenancy brain, and my aunt Sandy coming for a visit from Florida (first time in 18 years), I just haven't been thinking about shopping. So, today I called my husband and said that I wanted to discuss what we should get her for her birthday. He said ok, but he really couldn't talk at that time. So, he called back an hour later and said that he was getting off work and was going to Toys R Us to look at swing sets and to see what they had.

Well... about another hour after that he texted me to call him. Finally... he called me and said that he had just bought all of Grace's birthday presents... without me! Whoa! Stop the presses... we went from needing to talk about what we should get her, to he got her stuff, without talking to me about it! I mean... I am her mom, so why would I want to help pick out her birthday presents????

Let's just say, this hormonally challenged mom did not take this news well! NOT AT ALL!!!! It was fine, until the part that he told me that he got her a Go Diego! GO! bike thing, that was basically for a boy!!! I mean, that is not that big of deal, but you know, I wanted to have a small part in deciding, and for me, this is like my Christmas(since, out of respect for my husband's religious beliefs, we don't really celebrate Christmas in our house... of course, I celebrate it at my parents house, and in my heart!). I wanted to help pick out her presents and to have that taken away, hurt like I had been stabbed in the heart. I mean... yes, that is a little dramatic, but I am pregnant, so indulge me!

Anyway... So, after about an hour and a half of being mad, then finally deciding to just suck it up and cry, we headed to my aunt's for dinner. Of course, my face was so swollen and someone mentioned that I looked like I had been crying... so of course, while Doug was out of the room, I started crying again, and explained why I was so upset. Everyone agreed with me that it was just a bad decision on his part and that he didn't mean to upset me(which I know he was trying to just be helpful... I really do know that), but it was basically just something that a man would do without realizing how I would feel. So... after a few hours of being hurt, I decided to just stop being upset. It was a really sweet thing for him to do, and he did a good job, but he needed to realize how important something like this is to a momma and to talk to me next time. So... will see if he does.

Thanks for listening... I am praying that October gets here soon so I can feel back to my hormonally balanced self.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Attitude and a multitude of "CHEEZ"!

Grace has finally learned to say "CHEEZ" for the camera! When she sees a camera... she says it! I have taught her well! :) Of course, prior to the "CHEEZ", she had to show her 2 year old attitude! She is hilarious and I just don't know what I am going to do with her! Love her to death and kiss her and tell her that I love her all the time... that is all I can think of! Oh... and potty train her... funny story coming later!

Saturday, August 1, 2009

One week from yesterday...

This little girl will be 2 years old!

Where has the time gone?

She is so smart... really too smart sometimes. The other day, she was coloring on a piece of white computer paper that I gave her. She was going through all of the crayons in her bucket and she came to the white. When she got to that crayon, she colored for a few seconds and said(no lie!), "Mama... White is broke!" She figured out that it was broke because she couldn't see any color on the page! Seriously... how did she figure that out?
Besides telling me that the white crayon does not work, she says so much more! I am amazed by her vocabulary! She is like a little parrot. She can say pretty much anything she wants to, and is starting to put words together to make her point across. She is also telling us when she needs a new diaper, which means that I need to start the potty training process. I am a little intimidated by that, but we will get through it.
She also has a love for animals! She loves our beloved pets, Honey the dog, and Rainy, Sugar, and Tabasco or cats. Of course, the cats-with the exception of Rainy- run from her, only because Rainy can't. But, besides our domesticated animals, she has also found a love for farm animals. Last night my best friend and I took her to the County Fair. I had planned on letting her ride the ponies they have there, but what I hadn't planned on was the fact that she would love them so much that she would not want to get off! Here are a few pictures from our Fair experience! :)

Yep... that is my little cowgirl! :)

And of course, you can't got to the fair without getting a shaved ice in bright blue and red....

Or, FAIR FRIES!!!(Seriously, the best part of the fair!)

Hope you all have a great Saturday!