Archives for July 2008

And the Verdict Is…

Aubrie had her first taste of rice cereal this week!

The cereal was mixed and warmed and into her mouth it went. Was it a hit?

HMmmm……what is this mushy stuff??

I’m still not sure what it is, but I LIKE IT!

Do You Want Fries with that No. 1?

Ok, so to most people this sign…….

…….signifies that a restroom is nearby. But, my daughter Lily will pass up one hundred of these claiming that she doesn’t have to potty. Until she sees one of these….
Are the Golden Arches the universal symbol for “potty” in Toddler-ese? Why is it that EVERYTIME we pass a McDonald’s Lily has to potty NOW? What is it about the McDonald’s sign that stimulates the bladder? Is it because it’s yellow? Or perhaps because it’s shaped like a butt? LOL! Why McDonald’s and not Burger King? I am determined to solve the mystery!

I think I am going to try to get in the Guiness Book of World Records for Most McDonald’s Bathrooms Visited. Is that a category? I think I am at least on #682.
Dang, now I want some fries. Where’s Lily when you need her?

Is this mine??

With one child starting Preschool in August and another child starting Daycare in September, I am in desperate need of a way to organize and label all of their belongings. I just learned that school uniforms and shoes are quite expensive, so I don’t need to lose ANY! While surfing the Net, I stumbled upon Mabel’s Lables by following a link on MomDot and their product is definitely the answer for me! Mable’s Labels sells stickies for everything including shirts, shoes, sippies, spoons and so much more! Check out their Ultimate Back to School Combo Pack!

You can win the Combo pack at both:



From Dates to Diapers

Enter them both!

Wordless Wednesday 7/30


Before I get back to my regularly scheduled blog, I wanted to say THANK YOU so much for the awards I was given while I was away!

First, I received the “Brilliante Weblog Award” from “Good Golly Miss Blondie,” “Minxy Mimi Unplugged,” and “Christians in Good Company.” Thanks so much! I must have been SUPER brilliant this week! LOL! I hope I continue to keep you all entertained!

Ain’t it purdy??!?!

Once an award is received, you must:

1. Put the logo on your blog.

2. Add a link to the person who awarded you.

3. Nominate at least five other blogs.

4. Add links to those blogs on your blog.

5. Leave a message for your nominee on their blog.

The nominees are….

1. Mama’s Losin’ It for making sure I laugh at least once a day. (Plus, she likes awards, LOL!)

2. Prima Crafty Momma for all of her support and kind words (and awesome scrapbook ideas)

3. Diaries of a Domestic Goddess for always leaving comments and making me smile.

4. The Charming Lamb for being one of my new MomDot friends!

5. Tales of Terror from the Black Lagoon for her Scrapbook Features (plus, I think it’s cool when I see the UK show up on my stats! LOL!)

The second order of business is to THANK Smoochiefrog for the $25 gift card to Applebee’s! I won a prize by entering a contest during their Birthday Bash! I love the Weight Watchers Entrees at Applebee’s, but then I usually chase it down with a Dessert Shooter! Kinda defeats the purpose, huh? LOL!

And last but not least, make sure you check out the Launch Party over at MomDot! There are over $4500 worth of giveaways waiting to be be won!

Comin’ out of the dark….

Now do you have that Gloria Estefan song stuck in your head?!? LOL!

I just wanted to say thank you for the thoughtful comments and emails during this time of sorrow. The funeral was today and my husband decided to write and deliver the eulogy. He did a WONDERFUL job. Grandpa would have been proud.

It was an extremely exhausting day, but its funny how during these trying times you are lifted by the kindness and love of your friends and family. A good friend of mine (Aubrie’s Godfather) came to the burial today. While the Navy sailor played “Taps,” my husband finally broke down. Our friend quietly stepped behind us and placed his hands on both of our shoulders. It was the simplest gesture, but it was so comforting. I don’t even have words to describe the feeling, but it is wonderful to know that we have such great friends. I am reminded that even in our darkest hour, there ARE things right with the world.

I am sorry for my absence. I have so much to catch up on! I have gotten a few awards and even won a prize! Please know that I am not ignoring you guys! I will be back tomorrow!

In Memoriam

The phone rang at 6:15 am. That is never good. My husband’s Grandpa passed away. He has been ill with cancer for quite some time, so even though it is for the best, we are all deeply saddened. Please keep us in your prayers. He was my husband’s hero.

Grandpa Bunny, my Mother-in-Law and Aubrie (the day she was born).

I won!

YAY! Thank you so much Christine! I won a $4 gift card to Baskin-Robbins from her Ice Cream Social Giveaway on “From Dates to Diapers.” I have never been so excited over free ice cream!

Hmmm…now, which one of the 31 flavors do I want to try first?!?

Updated: I’m on a roll! Thanks, Kim from “Accidental Mommies” for the awesome Blanket Clipz!

Wordless Wednesday


Twitter me this….

….Twitter me that.
Do you want to know just where I’m at?
Follow me on Twitter and you can say,
“Hey, there she is! It’s BridgetteLA!”
So, I took the plunge and decided to figure out the whole Twitter-craze. Do you Twitter? Leave me a comment with your name so I can Follow you!
And as an added bonus, I promise not to torture you with more lame poetry! LOL!