Thursday, June 30, 2011
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
(OLD SCHOOL PICTURE ALERT!))
Ahh, the man that loves me... no matter the embarrassing moment or that I had a pair a drawers that I wore and referred to as "old yeller"!!
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Sophia is constantly trying to love on her Buu-ba. She gives hugs and kisses, and I have recently noticed that she is acting like a little momma and checking his diaper. It is very funny when she says, "Buu-ba poo-poo". Hilarious! This is how I found her watching Mickey the other morning, just laying right next to him. melts a mommas heart
Then she got a bit too close and he just grabbed onto her hair for dear life. After wrastlin him away she gets back and says, "No no Buu-ba".
I hope that these two grow up loving one another and become best friends like I am with my brothers and sister.
One Happy Momma!
Friday, June 17, 2011
Me...all partied out!! Must go get babies and sleep!!
One last thing...the photo booth...oooo sweet photo booth!!
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Does he look familiar? (probably not, since I took his photo off of a baby monkey website and made it look like a WANTED poster) but his brother or cousin or some other relation is at this safari! This distant relative monkey that is at this local safari is cute from a distance but he is tough yal- a real go getter!
On to the story.....
Remember these girls????
Aww yes, my precious and my sister...so full of life and happiness, they did not know what would await them at the park!!!
This is not their happiest picture from the visit, but it will do.
So we walk up to a cage of baby monkeys. Ahhh- I know, I know, some of you are like how sweet baby monkeys and the other buncha bloggers are like eww a place that cages baby monkeys (they should be Born Free), anyways... yes, 3 monkeys in a cage.
So we walk upon them. The monkeys are frozen (not literally, it was like 80 somethin' degrees outside) but just still as statues. I promise that they were like the Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Do No Evil monkeys. Lovey is bent over at the cage, saying "oooo-ooo- (these are her monkey sounds)" so cute she is! I am saying, "yes, those are monkeys."
As a mother, I am checking out the surroundings...
the poop build up in the cage (gross), the kids at the next animal (noticing how loud they are and how they might scare the animals), I then remember that movie Outbreak (yikes, shoulda never thought of that!, it is about a diseased monkey who bites someone and nearly wipes out the whole population (McDreamy is on that!!), and then I see this......
I laugh at this sign now, because the special diet is little red headed bundles of sweetness!!
Not a moment goes by that I look down and the baby monkeys (awwww) start jumping up and down and one starts to run to the back of the cage, then I see a skinny baby monkey arm with the longest fingers ever reach his hand out of the cage.........
this is right before the "incident"
he reaches for Lovey (the orange bow on her shoulder).... then he proceeds to pull her to the cage. He was trying to pull her through the cage (I guess he thought that they needed another monkey in the cage). Sophia is not reacting, just confused, then she see the baby monkey teeth! A little tear comes to her eye, then there was a scream of shear terror (so loud, blood rising), it was Aunt Kitty (little sister). She scared the whole groupa people around us and then she SCARES Sophia. I was already in the process of grabbing the hand of the monkey.. it was just disastrous!
I did not want to scare the whole park! My child was not hurt! Then Lovey starts screaming and crying, Katie is scared to death, and then I look like the crazy non-reacting mother- so embarrassing!
Yep, that is him.
We were not laughing that day, but today after our emotional scars have healed, we laugh!
Besides that (and that unfortunate snake slitherin' off of a cage to (sis and baby girl), the local safari is SO MUCH FUN!!
It was a good time! There is also a drive through part and it is filled with the coolest animals, we had a blast!
P.S. we do not really want the crazy monkey dead! do not call PETA on me, I am a lover of animals!!
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
I do not know about yal, but that snake is scaring the BAH-GEEZES outta me! Aron said the snake was about 5 feet long!! Holy Crikey!! My husband works for a local power company and this slithering snake was trying to cross the road (needless to say, he did not get to the other side)! I hope that he did not have any slitherlin' buddies with him!!
Just an FYI, that man holdin' the rattler is not my hubby, hubs is the photographer!
I know some of you are asking yourselves this question right now....
Self (insert name here), what should I do if I see a snake?
Well, let me assist you with some tips:
First, you need to identify the snake (ya know, see if it is poisonous). So you should pull out your snake identification chart from your pocket. If you left it at home, then here is your next best bet.... see if the slitherin' pal has a triangular shaped head and cat like eyes. If it does...then it is poisonous.
Second, you should say to yourself, "self (insert name here), I am so close to this snake that I am able to NOT ONLY tell the shape of his head but also see that it has CAT LIKE EYES, I (insert your name right here) just might be WAY TOO CLOSE to that snake....SELF (insert name here) RUN!!
You know what, I would go ahead and just run when I see a snake... ignore step 1 all together!!
This has been a PSA from one friendly blogger to anoth-a!
Ahh- family time.
Looks like we will for sure need to take 2 cars, there is just NO WAY to fit everything ON TOP of one car! IMPOSSIBLE!!
Monday, June 6, 2011
Brayden, trying to figure out why I am not dressing him and taking pictures instead.