Archive for August, 2008


Woo wee… what a day!

August 31, 2008
Talk about some gooood timing, but I am sicker than a dog!  I felt it coming on fierce Friday night, but I had a wedding to work yesterday.  I sucked it up, made it through the day and the wedding was a blast!

It took all I had to get out of bed this morning, but I did.  I didn’t want to let down the other family dancing today.  THANK GOD for Suzanne.  She hooked me UP with some good drugs (cold medicine!  sheesh!) and we had a great time.  I was very happy with our performance – as were the adjudicators!  They were so complimentary of the girls, couldn’t believe the short time we’ve been at it (apparently some of our dances were considered kind of hard 😛 ), and said they couldn’t wait to see us again next year.

Visiting the Clan Forsyth tent

Visiting the Clan Forsyth tent

Watching sheepdogs

Watching sheepdogs



One TIRED child! Really she is sleeping! I'm a bad mother and slipped the beer in to the pic 😀

BFFs with big glasses

BFFs with big glasses


Happy Long Weekend!

August 29, 2008

This is going to be a LONG and BUSY weekend.  Tomorrow I am working at a wedding for a girlfriend (getting paid to order people around on behalf of the bride – YAY!); and dancing at the Highland Games with The Child (and dragging along Rae and Suzanne!).  ANNND it’s gonna be a scorcher!

Happy Labor Day!  xoxo Emily


Just the stats, Ma’am

August 29, 2008

So what you’re telling me here is that posts about profanity are good? 😛


If you loved me, you’d buy me this: deliver me from my laundry hell edition

August 28, 2008

It washes!  It dries!  It’s a shiny thing!!


Tea, with a side of STFU

August 28, 2008

Update on The Child’s response to off-colour (I’m feeling British today) remarks…

“So, Haley, what did you say to those boys?”

“Nothing.  I just did this (shook finger and made a face) then I did my homework.”

Two words:  anticlimactic.  I guess that’s one word.  A compound word?  Wha?  Huh?


Totally inappropriate?

August 28, 2008

In light of The Child’s ever growing vocabulary (ahem) – would this still be inappropriate?  It makes me smile every time I look at it.



Parenting is not for the faint of heart

August 27, 2008

I know that it is crucial that kids can come to their parents with any question, at any time.  Despite questioning my proficiency in many other areas of parenting, this is one I think I have down-pat.  Unfortunately this can create a hot-seat I must endure, often and without warning.

On the one hand … I am thrilled that Haley and I talk freely about boys, crushes, friends and being fashionable (hahaha with me?  well, she has faith in me 😛 and questionable taste!)

On the other hand … I get to answer questions like, “Mama?  What is…. (consider yourself warned if you click through!) Read the rest of this entry ?

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