7QT: Montana Vacay & Saturday Laughs

- 1 - #Updates - We're in Montana!  On vacation! - So far the only real updates are that the plane rides were good and - We went to a zoo here, which was fun. - My kids played the piano. - My MIL hung out with TR in the morning and let Hobbs and I sleep in!  It was wonderful and I feel like a new person. - We're going to Yellowstone! - It's so pretty here.  <3 - 2 -  Dessert of the Week Brownies and Drumstick Ice Cream - YUM! We had this after our Family Dinner last night. … [Read more...]

7QT: Weddings and Walking

- 1 - #Updates Tootsie Roll has his 1 year doctor appointment today. As far as other updates, my sister's wedding is pretty much THE update!  The wedding is in just about 3 weeks (is that right?!) and the bachelorette party in 2 weeks!  SO MUCH TO DO! - 2 - Baby's First Steps Tootsie Roll is still getting this walking thing down.  I love how he has his arms out for balance.  He also keeps his mouth wide open for, I think, the same reason. I put some more videos up on my … [Read more...]

Hilarious Faces My Kids Made *Saturday Laughs*

  5. "The wolf's going to eat the baby bears!"  Worriedly watching Disney Nature's Bears. <3   4. Enough said.   3. Sibling Love.  TR's face at Cupcakes as he shakes Mr. Giraffe.   2. I don't know why TR made this face, but it's pretty much hilarious.   1. This face.  Also hilarious.  Those lips!  <3 We're all having a great time.  :) Linking these Laughs with The Mommyhood Chronicles. … [Read more...]

7QT: Back to Chi Town

- 1 - Happy Friday I'm sad that our vacation is over, but I'll tell you one thing I'm very happy about: normal eyes!  I found out this past week that I am very allergic to dogs (I thought it was just cats).  WOWZA my eyes were in agony!  I'm happy that they're much better now!! - 2 - Dessert of the Week PIE!  Pumpkin Pie for our early Thanksgiving!  It was so super delicious as was the Pistachio Pudding and Blueberry Delight!  Wish I had pictures... here's the Thanksgiving spread at … [Read more...]

Montana Laughs!

5. Have any of you seen these?! Oxygen bars?? The sign says it helps with stress, headaches, nausea, hangovers, etc...  I wonder how much it costs to sit there and breath some air.  I found it hilarious.  Hobbs explained, it's flavored oxygen and they have these all over.  It reminded me of a futuristic science fiction novel.  Anyone else?!  Or are we just accepting this as a normal thing?   4. Auntie Amy got Cupcakes a set of Tinkerbell & Friends fairies that have shoes and … [Read more...]

7QT: MT Vacay

- 1 - Happy Friday! It's our third day of our vacation in my husband's home state, Montana!  You can follow our adventures on Twitter and Instagram under the hashtag, #MTVacay - 2 - Dessert of the Week We've had a lot of desserts here on our vacation!!  Cupcakes, cake, ice cream.... so yummy!!  Our most special cupcakes were for Great Nana's 81st birthday: - 3 - Vacation!! We're here in beautiful Montana visiting my inlaws and spending an early Thanksgiving with family.  (Hobbs … [Read more...]

Mommy*s Face, Purple Ball, Batman Voice and other Saturday Laughs

5.) I've been asking Cupcakes, during our bedtime routine, what her favorite part of her day was.  One night, she gave a particularly adorable answer: We hadn't seen Daddy in a couple of days because he had been working so much so she said, "when Daddy read me a story." And then she went on to say that he favorite part of Daddy is his legs.  So I asked what her favorite part of me was and she reached up, touched my cheek and said, "Your face."  Awww <3 4.) After that statement ^^^ , … [Read more...]

A Day Out with Thomas

We had SUCH an amazing time!!   … [Read more...]

7QT: Family Fun

- 1 - Happy Friday My inlaws have been in town this week and they wanted to do ALL THE THINGS!  So we had an activity-packed visit!!  I'll tell you all about it in these quick takes.  :) - 2 - Dessert of the Week Ice Cream & Pie! They took us out to our "Free Pie Wednesday" restaurant which was delicious but kind of a disastrous outing… Cupcakes fell backwards off her chair and seriously bruised / scraped her leg (didn't hit her head, thank God!) right as I was trying to calm down … [Read more...]

Flip Flops, Eyes, Worms & other Saturday Laughs

5. "I have my shoes on!  Oh no I'm sorry.  ::hahaha:: Flip flops!"  <-- silly girl.  :) 4. During the week when my mom and sister were off, they took Cupcakes on a special trip (just her - Tootsie Roll & I stayed home) and she came back with a little Macy's bag in her grip.  As she walked in, my sister said, "Tell Mommy what you have!" CUPCAKES: [nonchalantly] "Worms." Get it?  Gummy worms.  lol 3. Tootsie Roll sneezed.  Obviously, he can't cover his mouth yet.  And obviously, … [Read more...]