Friday, March 5, 2010

a post for Friday

I’m more than just a stay at home mom. 

I read.

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(see, the stack has grown since last time I showed this picture)

I watch television.

I exercise.

I floss every day. 

I go out with girlfriends.

I spend time with my husband.

I pay attention to current events. 

I enjoy cooking.

I enjoy drinking wine.

I enjoy cooking while drinking wine. 

I love trivia games.

And Boggle.

I make sure most of the food we have in our house is healthy.

I love music.

I am silly.

I am serious.

I DON’T like to be scared (meaning that my husband really needs to let me know when he comes home unannounced in the middle of the day and just lets me come downstairs to find him standing there staring at me like a criminal because for a split second I was sure he had just broken in  and that is the ONLY reason I screamed bloody murder and about lost my lunch before realizing who it really was).

I am anxious.

I am focused.

I like schedules and routines.

And I am sure I could go on and on.

So one would think I would have MORE to say, MORE to blog about than just taking and posting cute pictures of my kids. 

Maybe someday I will.

But for now a little of this:

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Shaving cream fun or new beauty regime?  You be the judge.

Have a great weekend!

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49 comments:

Sandy said...

Great post! There is nothing better than seeing adorable pics of adorable kids! :0)

Molly said...

I loved reading more about you in this post! Great stack of books, I saw the Oprah where Randy Pausch read his lecture, ugh, breaks your heart!

I love cooking with wine too!

Daddy M said...

Nice post and great pictures of Eli. Love ya

Lady V said...

Omgosh! Tooo funny! Too cute...I wanna shave! I am very organized too. I need to be at appointments early and if I'm not I get antsy. Enjoy the shaving cream;)

Manic Mother said...

Adorable pictures!

Heather B. said...

Such a good post!!! I am thinking new beauty regiment!!! Not sure he will approve when he is older, though!!! lol!

Tamela said...

Shaving cream is such a fun thing to play with. Shaving cream wars are the best!

Lisa Anne said...

A great post. Totally shaving cream fun. I want to join in. i think it would eb fun to fill a small swimming pool up with it and let the kids go crazy.

So you have to read The Help. How was I Alex Cross? I want to read it, but I heard you have to read all the other books first. Is it true? Did you read the Quickie?

christy rose said...

Awww! That is a great post! But I do not think you should think it is a bad thing to show pics of your ever so cute kids every post. They are a part of you so, in essence, we see you each time too. :) Love Eli's new beauty regimen. Wish I looked that cute with shaving cream all over my face. :)

alyssa brown photography said...

LOVE this post Teri... I always enjoy reading your blog! Adorable pics too :)

Brian Miller said...

nice. read all but 2 of those...

those pics are amazing. good times...makes me think of my boys.

Ms Bibi said...

That is so sweet and seeing the cute pictures of your kids brightens my day. So keep snapping those pictures and sharing them with us.

Annie said...

You made me laugh. He is having a new beauty regime, I need to try it.

Happy Friday and weekend.

Megan said...

Oh my gosh! Hahahaha!! Hilarious pics!!!

It's good to know that you're more than a mom, too. I know that most mom's don't want to "lose themselves" when the kids come. =)

Iva said...

I love to read too....and these pictures are completely darling!!!

Sara @ Domestically Challenged said...

YOu are completely right- you are MUCH more than just a mom. Yes, it defines a huge portion of your life, but you are so much more, and all of it great!

Pinkie said...

You are more than a mom. You've been a good friend to me and we've never even met! And that routine must work because he is beautiful!

P.S. Don't read The Road. It is by far the most depressing novel I've ever read. I wish I had that time back. LOL

Connie Weiss said...

I have a stack like that too. I keep meaning to make more time....


I want more!

blueviolet said...

Based on that post, I think you could do some of that writing you're talking about! ;)

Lee said...

Oh oh! I really want to read "The Road." How was it? :)

Helene said...

Your boy is so stinkin' cute...how do you stand it???? I bet my kids would LOVE to play with shaving cream!

We have the same taste in books...I love all of Jen Lancaster's book. She's hysterical! I love James Patterson too...let me know how that book is!!!

hotpants™ said...

I downloaded The Road today because a coworker recommended it. I hear it's great.

HeatherOz said...

Personally, I love pics and stories of kiddos! The shaving cream looks like fun!

Queenie Jeannie said...

Whatever you are - you're amazing!!

Give the little dude a popsicle stick so he can "shave" next time! Bella loves this game with Daddy on the weekends!!!

Dorothy said...

I love the shaving cream picture and I am so many tings as well.

Dorothy from grammology
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Sherri said...

Love the post!!!!
Love the pictures!!!

Lucy said...

Adorable pictures!!!

wife.mom.nurse said...

I knew much of this about you. Yeah, good memory :)

All reasons I love following your blog...you are awesome.

I am now reading 7 books at once. That is a first for me. I usually read one at a time!

i thought that was yogurt on your boy at first :)

Midday Escapades said...

You are definitely MORE. But I have to admit I do love seeing pics of your cute kiddos.

I also don't like being scared and my hubby seems to find humor in it, too.

CRAZYMOM said...

So, I'm curious: how does he react to the screaming? Cause I have this thing where I scream involuntarily when he sneaks up on me (usually in the laundry room when I can't hear him coming) and he's always like "Sheesh! calm down." even though he KNOWS before he rounds that corner that I will scream. It's a little game we play, I guess. Though not a particularly fun one. So I am just curious what your hubby says when you scream. Is he apologetic or like "this is my house too!"

:)

yonca said...

Haha..So cute! Lol, looks like he had a lot of fun!

Alyssa said...

There are a couple of books I'd like to borrow there...this was a great post! You are much more than just a mommy; it's just hard to remember sometimes.

pam said...

I think we love coming here to see these adorable kids. Your photos are always beautiful and your life is blessed.

The Blonde Duck said...

You know what's weird? You would think I'm all free and spontaneous, but I'm actually very schelduled and disciplined. I hate not having a plan.

otin said...

Do you enjoy cooking meals that are made with wine, while drinking wine? LOL!

Hey, what's wrong with pictures? I think that they are wonderful!

Monique@Mommyhood Exposed said...

I am also anxious and jumpy if someone comes in unannounced. My ex used to constantly come home from work in the middle of the day at random times, and I would be doing laundry, cleaning the upstairs, and I wouldn't even hear him until he was RIGHT behind me! A few times I thought I was going to have a heart attack:)

Good idea with the shaving cream! So cute!!

Just Add Walter said...

you are awesome and multi-talented! :)

JennyMac said...

I am coming to your house. Your list is great and I love cooking, wine, music, trivia. Although, I will admit I am not schooled in Boggle. :)

SUPER CUTE pics btw.

blueviolet said...

Are you still reading since Friday????

Christa said...

I'm glad you posted this I finally know more about you ;)

love the pics of the lil man, so cute!!

James (SeattleDad) said...

Well done. And still with a handsome little guy too.

Queenie Jeannie said...

How about making that yearly girly appointment?? I hear those make GREAT blog posts.....

debi9kids said...

OMGoodness! Too cute!
I too enjoy cooking while drinking wine ;)

My name is PJ. said...

Lovvvvved the post, but your boyfriend with the shaving cream is to die for!!!! How cute is he??!!!

Trac~ said...

LOL love the pictures of the sweet boy with the shaving cream - you never know mom - he may be onto something for sure and make you a very well kept woman in the future! HA! P.S. I didn't know there was any other way to cook except to drink a glass of wine while doing so - hee hee hee - a woman after my own heart! Have a great day my friend! :O)

lifeinbeverlyhills said...

Fantastic post - and the pics are GREAT!!!!

Fit Mommy said...

Great Post!! Hilarious pictures!

Life with Kaishon said...

This was a brilliant post for sure!

The Rambler said...

Okay...so in your pile, I have 2 of the same books...Bright Lights, Big Ass AND Bitter is the New Black. Haven't read them yet...but funny we both have them.

-TV check
-Girlfriend time check
-Current Events check
-Cooking Um kinda check
-Pinot Grigio here please
-Music check
-Silly Super check
-Serious sigh check
-Anxious check
-Focused check
-schedules & routines check

Yeah...we share these things in common. Giggle.