Wednesday, November 28, 2012

things I said out loud today

"Why did you just punch him?"

"ummm actually those are large cinnamon sticks not blowguns"

"can you please stop tackling each other"

"I guess you don't have to, but if you play t-shirt tag and your not wearing underwear people might see your butt. Are you ok with that?"

"You guys ate everything I had for made for dinner, I can make you a peanut butter and jelly."

"No Tucker,  we are not making home made pepper spray!"

"who did this?"

"Why did you open a fourth box of cereal?"

I lost a little  piece of my soul tonight. The boys and I went to Lowes to buy a fake Christmas Tree.  It's not right, but it is pre-lit. It won't shed and I won't have to water it.  Still I am really disapointed with myself so to make up for it a little. To make myself feel like maybe I still have some Christmas spirit I bought "scentcicles". They are scented sticks you hang on your fake tree to make it smell like a real tree.  But before I decided to buy them I let the boys test them out. They all went down a side Isle and closed their eyes while I put one scentcicle on one of the many many trees that were on display. Then when I gave the signal they all began to sniff each and every tree in the long long row.  My little bloodhounds were diligent and Fynn paused at the right tree but in the end none of them could find the scentcicle. I bought them anyway.

Sunday, November 18, 2012


This is post season but I can't leave it out! The boys were great and learned a lot from their first season. I really enjoyed watching Rollin! He has a GREAT attitude and smiles a lot while he is playing!  He has fun and is kind to his teammates! Tucker surprised me when he watched some soccer moves on youtube, practiced a couple times, then used them at the game and scored a goal.  And Fynn was Fynntastic! What can I say?  It was a great experience and I would love to see any or all of them try again next fall!

Saturday, November 17, 2012

around the house

Halloween 2012

Mayhem in Memphis

Mayhem in Memphis ~ November 10 2012

Fynneus 40lb pre-bantam 2nd place

Rollin 40lb bantam 1st place

Tucker 55lb intermediate  2nd place

trying to catch up!

I know I have really been slacking on blogging about my sweet sweet boys but I feel like I am always just trying to catch up these days.  Even as I write this I should be cleaning the kitchen and putting laundry away, and Koda needs a bath because she rolled in something awful this morning.  But here is the thing that I am forcing my self to take the time to write down......

Yesterday I had to take Tucker to the Doctor for an eye infection and and while we where waiting for his prescription to be filled I began talking to him about Christmas.  I told him that we were not going to   have much money for Christmas this year because we are getting ready to move and I explained to him that we would need to pay to rent trucks and a new house would require deposits and money up front.  With out even missing a beat he said "well I could help". I turned to look at him and said "you could? How?" He said "well with Fynn and Rolli, I could make their presents."  Then he talked a little bit about things he could make them, including duct tape wallets and whips.   It was so sweet and refreshing to watch this response from him. I was expecting him to be sad that he wouldn't be getting much and instead he was so selfless and eager to help make the Holiday special for his younger brothers.  He is so good, and so sweet.