Let’s just call her Baby Scout to go with Boo and Radley.
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A month or so ago, Radley’s mom got him a cell phone.
Almost all of our text exchanges involve him sending me pictures. Pictures of desserts, cats, and dogs.
Over the weekend, Kiefer took Boo and Radley to IKEA. A couple hours later, Radley texted me a picture of a cat and said, “Named Phoebe.”
Apparently, IKEA sells cats now.
*IKEA does not sell cats. But IKEA is guaranteed to make your kids so grumpy that you’ll agree to swing by PetSmart on your way home just to put everyone in a better mood.
Radley: Dad said we should get her.
Apparently, IKEA will also make your cat-hating husband (who’s only just begun to love your current cat) think adopting another cat is a good idea.
Thoughtsy: I don’t believe you.
Radley: He did. She doesn’t mind dogs and would love another cat around.
Thoughtsy: I’m not sure Esme Kitty would feel the same way.
When Kiefer and my stepsons arrived home, Radley came in first and said, “Wait here. They’re bringing you a surprise.”
Surely IKEA wasn’t bad enough to make Kiefer forget that he’s allergic to cats, that he only recently built up a tolerance to Esme, that the boys barely take care of Ozzy and Esme as it is, and that…oh right…we have a baby arriving in 2.5 weeks!
Boo: We picked you up some orange slices.
Thoughtsy: Thanks! No cat?
Kiefer: No cat.
So, no, IKEA isn’t that bad. But Kiefer also didn’t actually buy anything that needed assembly. If so, we might have ended up with another cat…or two.
Favorite Comment From Last Post: “Laying down with your feet up….isn’t that maybe how you got yourself into the pregnancy predicament to begin with?”—SandyLand
Yesterday afternoon we heard we’d get 4-6 inches of snow today.
Last night we heard 6-8 inches of snow.
Kiefer: Since the snow won’t start until mid morning, you may end up going to school but getting released early. So be ready.
Boo: Everybody wear their pajamas inside out tonight. That will guarantee no school or work tomorrow.
- Boo wore his pjs inside out.
- Radley wore his pjs inside out.
- Kiefer wore his pjs inside out.
Guess who fell sleep wearing their pajamas right side out.
Guess who the only person is who didn’t get out of school or work today.
Favorite Comment From Last Post: “The nurses will set up a mirror for you. Maybe you’ll get lucky and it will reflect so much light, your hooha will resemble a blinding portal. My son Kelly looks like he came straight from heaven even though I went through he’ll to give birth to him.”—Susie Lindau
I just wanted to show off a few of my favorite Christmas gifts.
Exhibit A: Giant Candy Bar*
*I don’t have a picture of this.
- Maybe it’s because I keep forgetting to take one and I don’t want to wait any longer on this post.
- Maybe it’s because I hid it from my stepsons, and now I can’t remember where I put it.
- Maybe it’s because I already ate it.
The world may never know.
Because every pregnant woman needs a candy bar the length of her arm. This prevents her from actually eating her arm…or someone else’s arm.
Exhibit B: Branded Pillow
My friend Princess made this for me. Awwww….
Exhibit C: Zombie Baby T-Shirt
Because we all know how much I love zombie babies. Thank you, Misty!
What were some of your favorite Christmas gifts that you gave or received?
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