Friday, January 30, 2009

Fun fun

Having a baby is a lot of work, but fun for the most part. Lately, Isaac has taken to screaming like a little girl instead of actually crying. It's embarrassing in public, tiring when I'm home, and I'm pretty sure my ears may bleed at some point from listening to this...give it a listen {and watch} for yourself {yes, I am that mean that I let him cry {er...SCREAM} to take a 15 second video...}:

One year ago

January 30, 2008 - I was freaking out. Hard to believe how quickly a year goes by!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Like clockwork

Or is it?

I think my sister jinxed my clock when she blogged about her busted one {Thanks a lot Jen!}! My office clock is supposedly one of those fancy radio-controlled ones but I'm really not sure where it is gathering its signal!

Before you watch the video: Yes, I am THAT weird that I video tape my clock and yes, I am talking to my clock like I talk to Isaac...this motherhood thing has totally taken over! :)

Friday, January 23, 2009

Beautiful photos

I was waiting to post about this until I got some proofs sent to me from our photographer, but I can't wait anymore.

Check out Isaac's three month pics {here} and let me in on your favorites! :)

Click on Isaac 3 Months
Password: Isaac3

Monday, January 19, 2009

Little panther

Check out our little panther from last week:

Oh, to go back to last week. Isaac is really sick with a cold right now. He's miserable and no one in our house is getting sleep...not even the dog. She's too busy following him around hoping that he will spit up so she can lick it up...disturbing, I know. Here's proof {she is even licking her chops, that sicko!}:

Thursday, January 15, 2009


I think Isaac really loves this book. What do you think?

Sorry it's a little dark:

Much improved

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions on my gross hands! I couldn't find the udder balm at my local Target, so I invested $4.99 {with a $1 off coupon) in the new Vaseline Clinical Therapy lotion. I have been using it for four days now {the instructions say twice a day}, and it has worked wonders and provided sweet relief to my hands!

Before and after:

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Check this out

Isaac has discovered how to stick his tongue out. He does it purposefully and often...pretty funny!

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Piano man

Already following in mommy's footsteps. This is wonderful. Now, if only I wasn't so picky and had a piano at my own house, I'm sure I would have the next Mozart on my hands. :)


If I didn't have a baby keeping me on schedule, I'd probably buy one of these to help me get up in the morning. If you hit snooze, the clock rolls off of your end table, and runs away from you until you turn it off. There is a video of it here.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Pay it forward

I'm going to do a nice deed for someone soon. Whenever we get a lot of snow and our driveway drifts, a nice man on a tractor plows our driveway because he knows we don't have a snow blower. I've already lined up a gift certificate and thank you card for him.

Meanwhile, that's another thing to add to the to-do list for our house - buy a snow blower!

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Three months

Holy cow, time flies. He has officially slept through the night for four nights now! YAY!

He loves showing his mobile who's boss. :)

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Sophie le Giraffe

This toy is the best {Thanks Jennifer!}. It stimulates all five senses. Spots, squeaks, rubber feel, sweet taste {yes, I'm a creepy mom and licked it to find out since Isaac will be chewing on it}. We just introduced it to him a few days ago. On the first day, Sophie the dog seemed more interested in Sophie le Giraffe than Isaac did. But, it looks like he's sure warming up to the toy now! :)

Friday, January 2, 2009

Things to do

For our house, and in no particular order:

1. Find an organizational shelving unit for our master bedroom closet. Something like this would be ideal.
2. Take current master bedroom closet shelves out and put in basement bedroom
3. Find two sofas/sectional/sofa and two chairs for our upstairs sitting area so our couch/loveseat/recliner set can be united once again.
4. Paint master bedroom. We are not fans of the current sage green. Maybe something more modern - Gray with an off-white horizontal stripe in the room, or gray with a darker gray stripe.
5. Buy wood and shelf brackets for homemade shelves in our electrical/storage room
6. Purchase another bed for our basement bedroom so that our guests don't have to sleep on an air mattress. :)
7. Replace hand-me-down entertainment center with water stains on the top.
8. Transform basement into something less barren and more homey.
9. Put up sheet rock or dry wall in man-room for a more finished look.


My hands look like this all over...I'm not sure what it is, but lotioning religiously is not helping. Also, when I put my eczema cream on it, the condition worsens...I hate my sensitive skin...