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Cute quotes from someone's sig line: A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. --Mignon McLaughlin Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. --Phyllis Diller My husband said, "It's ME or the scrapbooks!" So, I took pictures of him packing his bags and I made my best page yet! --Unknown
Christmas was very good; Tim spoiled me by getting The Complete Tales and Poems of Winnie the Pooh: The 75th Anniversary of Winnie the Pooh , an enormous Eeyore and an Eeyore t-shirt. I've been on a Winnie-the-Pooh hunt since ... Well, for a while. Tim received the DVD's that he wanted and a Third Day (a Christian rock band) CD that I thought he might like. Josh, being the child, cleaned up with action figures, a book that he wanted but hadn't put on his list (a specific version of The Story of Dr. Dolittle ), a Veggie Tales video and Lego's from multiple people. I am very glad that 1) you can't go wrong with Lego's and Josh and 2) he is beginning to enjoy books almost as much as everyone else in this family :) . It might help since both Tim and I are also avid bookworms. Dinner was a success, not as big a production as Thanksgiving. Very relaxed and most of the cooking done on the day of, but it was a simple dinner. Tim's sister Kayla joined us, as

The Rubber Band Issue

I had a ton to write during the first three months, but of course I was too tired ... then I felt too stupid. Do you know how many brain cells babies tend to take away when you are making them ?????? Ok, not the fun part of making them :) but when they get down to business and start growing? And I wasn't in the best of shape to begin this with either. I decided to write today because of the rubber-band issue . I knew I was getting bigger. Tim definitely knows I'm getting bigger (it's all I talk about when I'm not talking about other aspects of the pregnancy) .. but today, I had to ask my son for a rubber band. I'm wearing jeans that fit comfortable *all* last week. They got washed. I am pretty sure they didn't shrink. The length is the same. But I could not button them without feeling as if I need to lose 5 lbs! These are the last pair of jeans that fit and I am about to throw a temper tantrum ... mainly because I spent all my money on Christmas presents and