Friday, November 23, 2007

Turkey Coma

uuhhh. I think that's the only phrase I could utter after eating that meal I made yesterday! Oh my...was it good! Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry, rolls, gravy...and topped off with the best pumpkin pie I have ever made!! Paula Dean's pumpkin pie is the bomb!!

We started the day by letting the boys decorate some sugar cookies I made the night before. They loved it!

Meanwhile the turkey was cooking....yum!

My mom and grandparents came over which was really nice. I think Jason may have surprised my grandmother a bit with this photo...LOL!

And even though it seems like Thanksgiving was just yesterday....we are on to bigger and better things. Oh yes! The boys are ready for the mother of all Holidays to be they are decorating the tree as I type! And just to ensure a peaceful home until the big day I have informed them all that Santa called last week to check in and that he gave me his home phone number if I needed to get in touch before Christmas. Evil mom alert!

Oh...and yes, apparently we do everything in our pajamas at our house...LOL!

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Gobble Gobble

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! This is what my twins are thankful for this year....their dog George and their big brother.

In their turkey hats!

Here's Jacob from his Kindergarten show. I have video of this I will need to find too. First graders don't do a show so I'm pulling last years pic!

This was also from last year...the twins doing their "Gobble Gobble" song. They did it again this year but I don't know how to pull the video from the regular video camera, so you will have to enjoy the vocal stylings of the 3 year old preschool class. I also love how Nick (barely out of diapers) tells it straight to the girl who tried to mess with his gear...LOL! They are in the right hand side in blue shirts

Friday, November 16, 2007


HAHAHAHA!! This photo had me laughing so hard I could hardly see straight! I'm so sixth grade!

Have a great weekend everyone!


Tuesday, November 13, 2007

4 eyes

Got me some new glasses! I don't "need" them, but when I'm driving I can't read the signs and late at night everything on tv is a blur. So I'm sporting some "juicy" new eyewear! Ooh la la!

Friday, November 9, 2007

Getting to the bottom of it

So tonight at dinner he said "Lukey wants bread". I laughed and gave him a kiss. He knew I was laughing at what he said. So he told me he has been doing that so I can tell them apart. Turns out he was just being thoughtful! Cute kid!

PS...he told his twin brother he wants to be a rockstar...believe me he's got the personality and already has an look out world "Rockstar Lukey" may be coming to a mall near you!

Thursday, November 8, 2007

And it continues....

Today...."Lukey want's to go to Chili's for lunch". Dude, seriuosly, what's up!?!! This kid is either mental or a comic genius!

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Lukey Does

So my son Luke has started referring to himself in the third person. It's been going on for about a week now. Who knows why. I mean sometimes I do it and Jason does it fairly often. Parents usually do. Something like "Give it to Dad right now". etc. But Luke is pulling this kind of routine. Today I said who likes banana bread. 2 "I dos" came from the living room. A few seconds later a "Lukey does...Lukey likes banana bread". He's been doing this for days like I said. I laugh every time he does it. Totally reminds me of this classic Seinfeld clip!

On a side note, Jacob came home last night and said a boy in his class said the "S word". My eyes bugged out and I said "uh oh"! Then he said " guys know what Dean said, he said the S word.....Stupid. And he should have gone to the principles office, but he didn't." Whew, that was a close one!! LOL!

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Genius Alert!!

Wow...I'm impressed with myself! Greta sent me a link to a fun "fill in the blank" type intelligence test. Here's my score CORRECT ANSWERS: 25 / 33 I spent about 1/2 an hour on it, so i guess if I left it and came back throughout the day I might even have a better score. But I have lot's to do I'll just accept the "genius" score I received and be happy. HAHAHA!!

Go give it a try!!

Monday, November 5, 2007

Amazing Raffle!

So my friend Sonda is holding a fantastic raffle over on her blog! Click over for all the details. It's a very worthwhile cause! Good luck Sonda! And whoever wins that prize is going to have a very Merry Christmas!!

Sunday, November 4, 2007

For Jason

This made my husband laugh the hardest I have ever seen him laugh. He was crying for like 5 minutes straight after watching this. Man humor!

Saturday, November 3, 2007

According to Jacob

So I have a strict "No Walmart" policy in our home. I won't step foot in that place. Not because I don't like a bargain as much as the next guy, but because I get physically nauseous upon stepping foot in the place. Not to sure why, but it's a guttural reaction that I can't control. So we don't go there.

My mother on the other hand loves it! And she occasionally takes the kids with her. Jacob knows I don't like the other day he said to me "Mom, why don't you like Walmart?" I said because it was messy, but that it was OK for him and grandma to go, I just like Target better. He said "I like Walmart. And you want to know the best thing about it? The best thing is, what you're looking for might be right on the floor." I laughed and replied "Odds are it is."


So I got tagged by Lesle and instead of doing the thing she tagged me to do, I'm doing this one instead....:-) All about my first born.

1)Were you married at the time? Yes
2) What were your reactions? Excited!
3) How old were you? 29
4) How did you find out your were pregnant? EPT
5) Who did you tell first? My dad
6) Did you want to find out the sex? no
7) Did you deliver early or late? early, about a week
8) Did you have morning sickness? no
9) What did you crave? Mexican food
10) Who irritated you the most? My mother
11) What was your first child’s sex? Boy
12) How many pounds did you gain throughout the pregnancy? I refused to look at the scale, but probably 50lbs or so.
13) Did you have any complications? no
14) Where did you give birth? At the hospital
15) How many hours were you in labor? 16 hours
16) Who drove you to the hospital? My husband, at 1 am.
17) Was it natural or c-section? Natural
18) Did you take medicine to ease the pain? As soon as I could! I was on a pitocin drip to help my contraction along and was taking stadol because I wasn't dilating. And finally after 13 hours of non-epidural labor I got one. And he was born about 1 1/2 hours after the epidural, so most of it was with none.
18) How much did your child weigh? 7lbs 2 oz
19) Did you child have any complications? I hemorrhaged after delivery...I felt really lightheaded because I had lost so much blood. I look so pale in the few photos of me that day.
20) What did you name him? Jacob Griffin (My mom's maiden name is Jacobson, and my Grandmother's maiden name was Griffin)
21) How old is your first born today? 6 years

Ok...I'm sending this to 3 other moms I know....Greta, Elizabeth and Simone...can't wait to see about your birth stories!

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Harry, Spidey and "Dark Spidey"

Here's us last night! Hope you all had fun!