Tuesday, May 27, 2008

J's Weekend Without Erks

For Memorial Day weekend, Erks had to go away.
J was sad.

No matter what he did, He just wasn't happy allllll weekend.

Playing video games, he was sad.

Eating NY Strip and corn on the cob, he was sad.
(Although it did help a little.)

Reading books, he was sad.

Even sleeping with the penguins, he was sad.

But, finally Erks got home!!!!!
(Acutally quite a bit earlier than she was posed to!)

We made it in time for a cookout with friends and everything was alllllllllllllriiiiiiiight!

I love my Erks.

Lord of the Cribs

One crib to rule them all
One crib to find them
One crib to bring them all
And in the darkness bind them
In the land of Nursery when babies lie.

This is a story about cribs and other baby things.

Life was good to Benli Miles and the Holmes's. Erksladriel was pregnant with little Princess Ballerina, and Benli and Jagorn had become fast friends, hanging out often and stamping out terrorism one virtual terrorist at a time via XBOX Live. However, unbeknownst to any of them, their good fortune was fated to change.

You see, the crib changed everything.

It was a Friday night like any other. Benli and Jagorn had finished their workout and had returned to the house to perform what seemed to be a simple chore to make Erksladriel's week. Who knew there was an evil so malicious lurking in the depths of a large card board box that had been festering in the basement for a fortnight.
(Cue Sinister Music....Duh duh duh duhhhhnnn!)
Never has there been a crib so nefarious.

At first Jagorn and Benli were stymied by the criptic runes which accompanied this ominous artifact out of it's cardboard tomb.

It are hard too read stuff.

Jagorn soon set about the task of unleashing the power of the crib by opening up all of the little gibblets.


But, it was no use. The warding magic was too strong and Jagorn did not know the elven word to open it. Benli however had another plan.

"Hold still..." Benli said.
"You have done this before right?" Jagorn inquired.

After reattaching his left ear... and a couple of fingers... The work was well underway.

Good thing there was an Allen wrench to reattach that ear.

Halfway through, the tension grew palpable.

Back to work, but there was treachery in Benli's eyes.

Oh snap!! What did I say??

Benli had the drop on Jagorn and a life and death struggle ensued. After several cunning strikes by Benli were parried, Jeremyagorn was able to regain his weapon.
They waged war with such ferocity the very house shook with every strike.
For hours they fought.
Jagorn began to tire as Benli was fortified by the power of the crib.
His onslaught redoubled as Jagorn finally made his fatal mistake.

At last, Jagorn was left defeated.

The crib stood silent but within the depths of it's evil sentience, it was pleased.

Thanks Benli.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Nursey Ryhmes

So just a quick note on how dorky or just darn cute J and I are now that we are preparing for parenthood.

My mother-in-law got me a nursery rhyme CD to play for the baby for Mother's Day and so I decided that I would start listening to it so I could sing to her on the way to work. It was really fun and the songs are really jazzy...ha! Being the dancer that I am I could totally see a group of 3 year old kids doing a acrobatic/dance routine to the version of Humpty Dumpty on the CD. Anyway, J and I were on our way to our friend's house for dinner Tuesday night when I thought I would let him listen also and it was fun times from there. Both of us went crazy singing parts and dancing! I am sure that the people in the cars next to us were wondering what was wrong with us, but we didn't care:) It was all for the baby!


I just wanted to share this moment because it's is one of the many reasons I love my husband so much. He allows me to be silly and he joins in the silliness with me and it makes for lots of laughter in our home. I'm sure when the baby gets here she's going to get a kick out of her mommy and daddy because we can be downright dorky sometimes:)


Monday, May 12, 2008

Mother's to-be Day!

I had so much fun for Mother's to-be Day/Mother's Day:) On Saturday J made a wonderful breakfast for me, my mom, mother-in-law, and and sister-in-law. He wouldn't let anyone lift a finger and it was sooooooooooooo worth it. I don't have pictures of that part of the day because it's on my old camera and I don't have the proper equipment to get those pictures downloaded. However, the omelets were beautiful! We all felt as though we were eating at a gourmet restaurant. Before we ate, Jeremy gave a wonderful prayer and it made each of us feel as though we were the most precious woman on earth. I love my Jerms!

He also got me a card that was pretty and purple:) I asked him if he was boycotting pink and he kind of said yes. We aren't really pink people, but I have definitely started to like it more since we got pregnant and even more since we found out we're having a girl!

On Sunday, we got up to go to church and when I came out of the bedroom Jeremy had made some cinnamon rolls that I mentioned wanting the night before (yum). We NEVER eat breakfast before church so this was huge.

J and I really want Mother's Day and Father's Day to be more about the small things and spending time with family...not about money. I was very pleased with the entire weekend and I am looking forward to many, many more Mother's Days to come.

I love you J and thanks for one the best days of my life!

Me (19 weeks preggo) and the bestest guy in the world...my hubby, J:)

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The results are in...

We are having a...GIRL...

...and we were so excited to see her today. She already steals our hearts and she's so calm and for those of you who know me, you know that this is AMAZING because I am anything but calm. We are now on a mission to get things ready for Dancin' Diva and to get to know her better:)

We'll be back soon with some ultrasound pictures and to report on the latest with the Holmes crew.