Saturday, September 17, 2011

Terrible Two's At 20 Months?

Wow! I hope this is not a sign of things to come!

Leighton is so defiant, doesn't want to listen and throws the biggest temper tantrums!

She is sooooo sassy, (thanks to her Auntie Butca).

Oh lord, help me...

Monday, September 12, 2011

Leighton's 'Big Girl' Bedroom Set...

What a great find on Craigslist! I got this bedroom set for $200!! I plan on painting it white. This will be Leighton's big girl bedroom set. Im already planning out the room. I love Pottery Barn Kids bedding, (I made a registry for Leighton!!), They have such great stuff and its excellent quality. Maybe she'll get the bedding for Christmas or her Bday...

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Truth About Motherhood...

The women who say that nothing changed once they became a mom are pretty little liars. I'm 20 months into motherhood and not only have some of my kid-less friends disappeared just like my once happily tight rear-end, but there are things I used to wear all the time that have been pushed to the back of the closet.

I'm not saying moms can't be stylish. They sure can. Nor am I saying that we have to now only be seen in some really antiquated view of what 'mom clothes' should be. Not saying that at all. What I am saying is that some things are ... well ... just more challenging to wear once you become a mom.

See if you agree ...

Moms can no longer wear:

1. Strapless anything. Unless of course you don't mind your kid pulling down your top when you least expect it for the whole playground to see your breasts as your little one screams "MILKIES!"

2. Low cut shirts. See above. Kids hands are quick!

3. High heels. Specifically the stiletto heel. Unless you want to break an ankle. Wedges however, totally do-able ... unless they are on a high platform.

4. Lipstick. I love me some berry tinted lips. But I don't love that berry tint all over my baby's cheeks.

5. Perfume. Honestly it's no longer needed especially when you have that new baby scent all over you.

6. Short skirts. Mini skirts + bending over to pick up your kid's lovie in the supermarket = X-Rated mommy.

7. Non-stretch jeans. You know the kind you have to wiggle into and then lay down on the bed to get zipped up? Uh, yeah. Try running after your toddler in those.

8. Things with sequins. Kids think it's dessert.

9. Pants with too many buttons and snaps and requires a belt. Have you ever tried to pee with a baby in your arms? It takes the skill of one arm and an elastic waist.

10. Dangling earrings. Unless you are going for a barbaric way of stretching to a 0 gauge.

11. Really tight shirts. Not conducive to nursing moms.

12. Hair down. You don't have to cut it all if you don't want to, but you may want to get it out of your kid's reach unless you enjoy torture and practicing face contortions.

13. Necklaces. Can be a chocking hazard for the kid and you. Also, most likely to break. Just like ...

14. Glasses. Little hands love them. They snatch 'em off your face and run away.

15. White. Unless you don't mind it being the day's canvas with stains that will never come out.

16. Dry-clean only clothes. Unless you are rich.

What items do you find are more challenging to wear once becoming a mom?

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Hello Again!

Its been a while since I've been on... I dont really have much to report so I will post some pictures!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

My Little Princess...

In honor of the Royal Wedding that is upon us, I wanted to share pictures of our little princess...

The future Queen of America!!! Haha!

She has such poise, doesnt she??

What grace, what beauty, what maturity... Princess Leighton...

My Cutie Pututie..

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Family room makeover

I wish I had a magical, wish-granting paint can that spewed out money whenever I decided to tackle a makeover project, but alas, that is not the case. If only my budget were as unlimited as my creativity! Ha, I am actually not that creative, so yeah, it probably already is...

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Happy 'Almost' Valentines Day!

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Monday, January 17, 2011

One Year Stats:

Leighton's One Year Stats:
Weight~ 19 pounds, (up a 1/2 a pound in 3 months).
Height~ 29 inches, (up 2 inches in 3 months).
Clothes size~ 9 months
Words~ Momma, Baba, Quack, Bye, Hi.
Walking~ All over the place!!!

Friday, January 14, 2011


Happy 1st Birthday to my little drama queen, Leighton!

We love you more than you'll ever know.

We feel so lucky and fortunate that you came into our lives. You were worth all that we went through and I wouldnt change a second of it, happy birthday pumpkin! We love you....
Mommy & Daddy

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Its Time To Party!!

Today we are having our daughter's FIRST Birthday Party!!
I cant believe she is going to be ONE next Friday!!
Time is going to fast, she's not my baby anymore, she's my big girl, (sniff sniff, wipes tear... )