Jina - Squeeeeee! You are 15 weeks! Baby is the size of a navel orange! (Sorry, just saw your ticker and got really excited for you. Can't wait for your scan next week!!! Also, how exciting that you are moving into maternity stuff!!! I bet you look freaking adorable!
Haha, the ice cream party went okay... Luckily, one of their rules was that everyone had to be out the door by 745 so their kids could be in bed on time (never mind that the rest of us have even smaller kids that won't be in bed on time since we had to come to your house.....lol...sorry, I am still feeling snippy....lol) Anyway, so luckily it didn't take forever, and we were home pretty early. I know I can stop feeling cross about it any time now....lol!!!
Babywings - That is very sweet of your DH. I agree with Jina, it sucks that you are so sick, but I also think it sounds like a great sign.
AFM - OMG, I feel like I just dodged a bullet. LOL So, we just had our kitchen completely redone because we had water damage, and we also got new appliances. When they came and installed the appliances, they messed up some of the brand new stuff we just had put in (scratched the heck out of a brand new door frame, chipped the corner of some brand new dry wall, chipped a bunch of fresh paint, and ripped some of the new linoleum in the laundry room. So DH wants Best Buy to fix it or pay to fix it.
The guys from Best Buy were supposed to come over today to look at it, and I am the only one home since I'm on vacay this week and DH is at work. Okay, first of all, I'm not great at being assertive over stuff like this. I'm just not. Second of all, I was here when they delivered the stuff, and if it's the same guys, they were scary looking. Not to be judgemental, but we're talking big guys with shaved heads and covered in head to toe tattoos, and crazy piercings and stuff. Sorry, but that is scary looking to me. Third of all, DH tells me, right before he walks out the door "Don't take any crap from that guy, he's kind of a d!ck." Greaaaat. And THEN, the icing on the cake, DH texts me and asks me to call the guy to confirm that they're coming over, and tells me the guy's name is, I kid you not, Vladimir. Freaking VLADIMIR???? As in, "the Impaler?!?" LMAO I'm like, OMG, seriously, these guys are going to kill me and drink my blood in the name of the dark lord or something. LMAO Luckily, when I called "Vladimir" he said that he couldn't make it until about 530 tonight, by which time DH will be home. Thank GOD. LOL
LOLOLOL! Your killin me here Alissa, seriously too funny! Glad it worked out where you didn't have to deal with them. DH and I are opposite. I'm the one who has to do that sort of stuff because DH is way tooo nice and will avoid even perceived confrontation at all costs. I also work in construction management so I am somewhat used to it as well.
Just got back from lunch with my mom. She treated me to the place of my choosing today so we went to Taco Bell. I am loving that place lately. It was nice to go out for lunch and chat with mom.
Alissa, lol...thanks! Unfortunately, I don't have a cute little baby bump. It seems that my waist is just getting thicker...lol.
Haha! I'm glad you didn't have to stay late. I hate when I get invited out on weekday nights...I know I probably sound like an old fuddy haha!
OMGosh, that's freaking hilarious! I hate having maintenance/service guys here when I'm home alone too. In fact, I make sure Hubby is home! I mean, what if they decide to attack us? I'm a pretty petite person so I would get overpowered pretty easily. Eeeek! I don't wanna think about it anymore! Anyhoo, I'm really glad it all worked out.
Lynn, I'm glad you had a nice lunch with your mom. I could soooo go for a taco right about now.
Thanks Lynn! I can't wait to pop. Right now I just look like I've been drinking too many beers or something...lol.
Awww Lynn, I'm glad you got to go to lunch with your mom and chat. That's awesome that you are the assertive one in your relationship. You wouldn't be able to tell it from the debate board, but I'm such a wimp in real life. I HATE confrontation. I'm also a sucker for a sad story as I will tell you later in my post.
Jina - Haha about the beer belly. I agree with Lynn, I bet you're going to be allllll belly when you pop because you're so small. Unlike me, when I got pregnant with T, I was always pregnant in my upper arms, thighs, and booty.
AFM - Vlad the Impaler finally showed up, before DH did. He immediately sensed that I am a punk and started talking about what they were NOT going to pay for. LMAO. Luckily, DH came home after about 2 minutes, and he is way more assertive than I am, so instead they started in on a sob story (which also got to me) about how they only make $100 a day...I was looking at DH like "It's just a couple of scratches....they only make $100 a day, we'll just paint over it....DH was unmoved, and they ended up agreeing on $100 bucks to us, and we fix it ourselves. And I forgot to rescind Vlad's invitation, so he's probably going to come back tonight and drink $100's worth of our blood...
T is in trouble. He keeps lying to us, and it's driving me crazy, so he is "On Punishment" (basically, no dessert, no movies, no treats).
What did everyone do for dinner tonight? I made Bonita's chicken and veggie/Italian dressing bake. I used gemstone potatoes, and green zucchini and yellow squash. It's still baking so I'm waiting to taste it. I'll let you all know how it turns out!
haha, everyone has a sob story ... glad ya'll got something worked out and hope he doesn't show up later
the chicken sounds yum, I love squash
We had sloppy joes here and french fries. Oh so healthy and tasty, not, lol. But DH took care of dinner so I ate it...he and I just do not have the same taste in food. We can never go out and split a meal b/c he has the worst taste in food. haha And at Christmas he likes to get boiled custard instead of eggnog, crazyness. Oh and also thinks waffles are better than pancakes, what!?! Although I think I brought him to my side there since I've been making my moms pancake recipe for Satuday mornings lately. He even told me last time I made them that his mom cooked a lot of good food but pancakes was not one of them and hers were nothing like my pancakes. I actually like my MIL so there isn't any sort of competition there but it was still nice. DH's dad is very picky and strange about what food he likes and MIL is the wife that did things to her DH's liking no matter what others in the family may like and FIL actually prefers burnt pancakes so that's all DH had growing up. No wonder he didn't know any better
Well I totally went off on a tangent there :eyeroll:
Sorry about T and the lying problem. Colin has had that some but our big problem with him is just plain, outright, disobediance. He'll ask if he can do something and I'll say no and he proceeds like I said yes, oh no sir...that does not fly with mommy. He is very stubborn and breaking him down from that is tough. These little 4 year olds are not easy to deal with sometimes...they have too much a mind of their own.
ETA, Alissa since I'm not including my siggy just wanted to add that my oldest and your son are very close in age. DS1's bday is July 31 2008
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Alissa, hehe..all belly would be nice. LOL...you sound like me. I'm kind of a pushover when it comes to sob stories. I'm glad your DH showed up to save the day. I'm guessing you still have all your blood this morning?!
Sorry about T lying. That's got to be really difficult and frustrating. I hope you guys get past this stage soon.
How was dinner? I made beef noodle crock pot thingy and it was surprisingly good!
Lynn, Mmmm...I love sloppy joes. We only have sloppy joes like once every 2 years or something. I don't know why we don't make it more often. I usually like the put lays regular potato chips in my sandwich. I know, it sounds really gross...lol. But, that's the way I like it! Your DH IS crazy for thinking that waffles are better than fluffy pancakes! Your ILs kind of sound like mine. My SFIL is a PICKY eater and my MIL obviously caters to him. She's actually a good cook but SFIL really likes boring bland food. Haha!
AFM, Ugh! It's been a rough week. Everything?s been going great and BAM! All of the sudden EVERYTHING is breaking! lol Our Freezer needs a new circuit board, the water heater keeps going out, our insurance company is trying to screw us and my Hubby's car needs a new part and of course the warranty ran out in April. My car has a recall on a part, which thankfully is still under warranty. Oh and both of our cars are due for maintenance. WTH?!?!
Lynn - Yes, four is a fun age. LOL No really, I actually really like "4" a lot, but there are a few things (lying, not listening) that I could do without. They are definitely coming into their own and have such vivid little personalities, and I love a lot about this age, but the lying and not listening has got to go. I'm like you, that stuff doesn't fly with me. It's funny, last night T asked "Why do you like to punish me?" Guilt trip much? LOL I told him "I don't like to punish you, but I love you and it's my job to teach you to act right and be a good person. If I didn't love you so much, I wouldn't care so much."
Jina - Yikes, you guys have a lot on your plates!!! I hope that you are able to get everything all sorted out quickly, with a minimum of financial pain. When it rains it pours!
AFM - The chicken dish was good! I think next time, I will use about half as much butter (LOL to a whole stick of butter! I felt positively sinful putting that in!) and maybe add some liquid Italian dressing as well as the powdered mix. Also, maybe add the squash and zucchini at about 30 minuted because they got over cooked. But over all, definitely a keeper recipe because it was yummy and so easy, just with a few tweaks to suit my personal tastes.
What is everyone up to today? I had a little more spotting yesterday (literally only like 3 drops) and it scared me a little, so I am spending the day on the couch eating leftovers and taking it extremely easy.
Alissa, awwww...I can't believe T said that to you. I would have totally given in because I'm a sucker. I have a feeling the reason why my neices like me so much is because I let them get away with everything.
I'm going to make Bonita's chicken really soon. Maybe the week after next. I already have my meals planned for next week. I'll let you guys know how it turned out. Oh and I forgot to mention that I made Mustard Something Chicken the other day. YUM!!
I hope the spotting clears up soon!!!
AFM, I feel so so so sick. You know how my freezer thawed out? Well, because I'm a total dumb person, I decided to save some of the TV dinners. Um...bad idea! Yeah....I totally learned my lesson. It's just that I had JUST gone grocery shopping and spent a lot of money buying all this frozen crap and I felt so guilty throwing everything away. Oh well.