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Friday, February 12, 2010

More Fragmented Thoughts

I totally love this fabulous excuse to be completely random.

Mommy's Idea

Should I be worried that Bear ends up sleeping in his closet every night? He takes his pillow and blankets...and leaves the doors open. It is a big closet...


What I get for laughing the first time Bear said something inappropriate: a child who thinks it's funny to say "Take a look at my butt. See?" and pull down his pants, while grinning at you over his shoulder.


I was actually clapping and cheering at the tv last night when Survivor was on. Like I think they can hear me.


I don't know how many times I said, "Oooh, I love Russell!" last night. Hubs just shook his head at me and went down to the mancave to watch something else.


Do you know what Supah's Island is? I'm playing! Watch for the Survivor Fantasy Game, round 1. Should be up soon. I'm Cirie in that game. Someone stole Russell from me. Okay, just by getting a higher number in the draw than me. Take a look at the sponsors over on the sidebar: I better win something.


I've seen SO many "adult" toy reviews and giveaways lately. Maybe it's the universe telling me to stop being so repressed and go get a toy. I'll know that is what it's trying to tell me if I actually win one of those giveaways.


I'm thrilled that Bear's teacher is not coming back to teach his class this year. She is the director of the preschool and Bear only had her for two days and then she went out sick. So, he got used to the new teacher and has had her for over 2 months now. The director said that she watched the teacher and Bear together and said that they have such a connection that she doesn't want to break them up. So, the days that Bear is at school, the "sub" will have the class for the rest of the year. I could have kissed her for that.


Um, why did I talk about sex toys and then about preschool? What is wrong with me and why am I too lazy to reorder my fragments?


Next year, there will be a few hours every week when all of my boys will be in school at the same time. Hubs thinks I will be able to get a ton done around the house. I think I'll go hang out at Panera with my laptop, reading blogs...like I did this morning. It was so peaceful. And chai tea lattes are awesome. I'll still have a messy house, but I'll be much calmer.


If I hit 300 followers today, I might pee my pants with excitement.


After having 3 kids, especially with ginormous heads, it doesn't take much to make me pee my pants.


Tried again to make friends. Planned an event for the moms' group. And pretty much got slapped in the face AGAIN. Why do I try? MOTHERBITCHES.


You know you love my word. Say it, it's fun. MOTHERBITCHES. You can even borrow my word, like my friend Stepping on Cheerios did...um, as long as you give me credit, like she did, when she described her horrible motherbitch experience. ;)


I think I'm almost done playing around with my blog layout. Thanks so much to Elizabeth and Supah for helping me out! And for not telling me to shut up when I sent you a billion emails and questions.


A friend of mine was going to make my header and button, but you know, I wasn't paying her because I am CHEAP and she has a life, so I had to go with what I could make. I'm thinking she might take pity on my poor skills and make me something better.


Any of my fellow Supah's Island Survivors: please don't vote me off. I love you all. Really. Even if I don't like the character you are playing. I love you as a person. Keep me around. At least let me win something before voting me out.


Everyone who commented on my pic from Wednesday, where I was telling you how happy I was that I grew out of my college awkward phase and showed you the reunion pic- the reunion pic was from this fall. So, the comments about how I wasn't that bad in college- ouch, blow to my ego.


BFF, whom I have known for holy crap almost 30 years, just started her own blog. Today is her very first post. Please go show her some comment and follow love. In My Own Little Corner



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the love Shell!

I think Karma is definetley calling you - enter (and then send me the links LOL)

February 12, 2010 at 7:30 AM  
Blogger The Mommyologist said...

You are cracking me up with the sex toy thing. For the record, the pocket rocket is my favorite accessory when the hubs is out of town. :)

That is SO awesome about Bear's teacher!! GREAT news.

I will go check out your BFF's blog and follow her now!!

February 12, 2010 at 7:41 AM  
Blogger danita said...

hmmm, can't believe i wasn't a follower, but you are now one closer to 300!

February 12, 2010 at 7:47 AM  
Blogger furygirl3132 said...

Happy Friday Follow! I am a new follower and just dropping by to say hello. I love reading your Fragmented Thoughts and for the record, I like Russell too, just something about him! Have a great weekend!


February 12, 2010 at 8:26 AM  
Blogger Messy Mommy said...

Totally agree about the sex toys. I've pretty much entered all the giveaways. :) I didn't do one of laundry this week because I was to busy reading blogs. At least I did the dishes. :) We just moved and I'm having a hard time making friends. Motherbitches is a good word!

February 12, 2010 at 8:39 AM  
Blogger Bethany said...

You know I never noticed that I wasn't actually following you. I am now. I have done my part and put you at 295. I hope you make it to 300. It would be wicked exciting.

as for the toy thing. You should totally do it and then blog about it. You know like a product review. I would laugh so hard.

Oh and I wouldn't worry so much about posting about sex toys and then preschool. We're moms. This is our lives. We wouldn't be moms without sex and just because we're moms doesn't mean we have to stop having sex.

I have now used the word sex 3 times and referenced sex toys twice. My mother would be mortified.

February 12, 2010 at 8:41 AM  
Blogger Your mom said...

Totally love that your random thoughts make sense to my random thoughts! Thanks for keepin' it real!


February 12, 2010 at 8:55 AM  
Blogger T.J. said...

ha- my Bear has his toilet in the closet- the weirdo ;) Thanks for the fragments- it makes my random thoughts in my head seem normal, so thanks for the validation! Here's to 300 coming fast!!!!

February 12, 2010 at 8:57 AM  
Blogger Jene said...

The universe is telling you to buy toys. If you want a site with some nice tutorial-type descriptions Google The Blowfish Catalog. They also deliver their seasonal catalogs in innocent-looking white envelopes and packages come in unmarked boxes.

I also have to echo the previous commenter - "We wouldn't be moms without sex and just because we're moms doesn't mean we have to stop having sex."

Unfortunately I'm not willing to blog about my sex life because my co-workers read my blog.

February 12, 2010 at 8:57 AM  
Blogger Country Mouse, City Mouse said...

Hi, I am your new follower this FF!

February 12, 2010 at 8:58 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

your adorable!!

screw chores. go to panera. Chai=Life.

February 12, 2010 at 9:00 AM  
Blogger Kmama said...

I love your Friday posts!!

For the record, if you want to start out "mild" with the toys, go for the silver bullet. You'll thank me later. ;-)

February 12, 2010 at 9:01 AM  
Blogger Cole said...

I never get housework done during the hours all the kiddos are out of the house. But I get lots of blogging and coffee drinking done. Housework can always wait :)

February 12, 2010 at 9:29 AM  
Blogger The Old White Barn said...

What a fun site! So glad I found you! Stopped by from Friday Follow and now following you! Hope to see you soon.....

February 12, 2010 at 9:30 AM  
Blogger MommyLovesStilettos said...

I'm with Kmama...get the silver bullet. LOL :)

February 12, 2010 at 9:32 AM  
Blogger Eternal Lizdom said...

If you hit 300 followers today, I fully expect a post with just a pic of your wet pants tomorrow...

February 12, 2010 at 9:34 AM  
Blogger Eternal Lizdom said...

Oh yeah- and I think you totally need to find a new playgroup. I've found a great group of mommy friends through a local mom website. not sure if there is a branch in your city or not or if it's active or not. MomsLikeMe.com Can take some time to find the right group... but I've made some real friends. You seriously need to just dump the MB's.

February 12, 2010 at 9:36 AM  
Blogger MommyLisa said...

That was random fun-ness.

February 12, 2010 at 10:22 AM  
Blogger Matty said...

Stopping in by way of Friday Fragments.

I don't blame the hubster for heading to the man cave either. I don't watch Survivor.

I love that Bear sleeps in the closet. Just another phase. Now, if he's till doing that at 16, then we have a problem.

So I do have a question for ya. How did you wind up making your own blog button? I've been wanting to do that myself.

February 12, 2010 at 10:23 AM  
Blogger Vanessa said...

I <3 chai tea lattes. And my younger girl started preschool this past year, so I get SIX WHOLE HOURS to myself. It goes by fast. Since she goes 2 days, usually one day I do a bunch around the house, and the other I do whatever the crap I want to. :-) Even if that's watching a couple 90210 episodes (THE ORIGINAL). ;-)

February 12, 2010 at 10:39 AM  
Blogger Deb said...

New here from Friday Follow.

February 12, 2010 at 10:47 AM  
Blogger Secret Mom Thoughts said...

I'm going to have a couple hours off from the kids next year too. I'm so looking forward. I just hope Caitlin gets morning Kindergarten to make that happen. Love the new layout and header.

February 12, 2010 at 10:48 AM  
Blogger ilovebabyquilts said...

I have my babies sleep in my master bathroom closet on purpose! We have a huge closet with sliding glass doors, so each baby as it comes spends a few years in a crib in there. It keeps the baby in our suite and doesn't wake up the whole house. Plus, why does a baby need a whole room? Not like I have one!

I hate motherbitches too. Guys are so much more simple. I don't even try.

Mmmmm...I wish I were hanging out at Panera right now with a crossword puzzle and a chai tea.

February 12, 2010 at 11:21 AM  
Blogger ilovebabyquilts said...

Oops, I meant sliding mirrored doors. Although sliding glass doors would be better so I could see them!

February 12, 2010 at 11:22 AM  
Blogger Jenn said...

Love your Friday Fragments. It's totally how I feel on many days. If I every make any friends in my new town and they turn out to be motherbitches, I'll totally credit you in my rantings. I LOVE the phrase! Also really like the new layout. I'm still a blogging novice and learning about these things as I go.

February 12, 2010 at 11:28 AM  
Blogger Ducky said...

Your Friday Fragments are the bestestest evah.

And even in real life when I use Motherbitch in a sentence I give you credit. I goes a little like this....blah blah blah and OMG she was such a TOTAL Motherbith - that's Shell's word not mine bytheway - ........

People usually look at me a little funny but then they always look at me like that so its nothing new.

I'm off to visit your BFF.

February 12, 2010 at 11:36 AM  
Blogger Beth said...

I'm so stealing your motherbitches phrase! I"ve been very involved with a mom's group for years now and that phrase would have come into play more times than I can count!

February 12, 2010 at 12:18 PM  
Blogger Shanilie said...

HAHA after reading all of that the 'toy' part stuck out - see where my mind is jk.

love the new layout. Beautiful colors!

February 12, 2010 at 12:40 PM  
Blogger Elise Sara said...

Thanks for the laughs, and I think you are Beautiful NOW!

February 12, 2010 at 12:50 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

I was reading and saw the words "chai tea latte" and could no longer concentrate. I must have one.

February 12, 2010 at 1:18 PM  
Blogger Sassy Salsa girl said...

K- just about peed MY pants on your first "fragment" because My Bear does the exact same thing. Well almost, he doesn't sleep in his closet EVERY single night, but he does a lot ;D

February 12, 2010 at 1:25 PM  
Blogger Jo Shabo said...

Yay for being my 100th!! THANKS! :)
I am doing a giveaway since I reached 100- hopefully it will be set up this weekend... if you want to do the giveaway send me an extra comment once I set up the giveaway and let me know you were the 100th follower so you can get your name in the drawing one extra time!
Happy Friday!

February 12, 2010 at 1:38 PM  
Blogger Beth said...

Thanks for the follow! Gotcha back!

February 12, 2010 at 1:44 PM  
Blogger Margaret said...

I like your header and button!

February 12, 2010 at 1:45 PM  
Blogger Small Burst said...

LOL. My mind thinks like this all day long. Is that so bad?

February 12, 2010 at 2:06 PM  
Blogger Samantha said...

The great thing about randomness is that there doesn't have to be any form to it :)

February 12, 2010 at 2:19 PM  
Blogger Confessions From A Work-At-Home Mom said...

You are MORE than welcome for the help-- thanks for the shout out!

Don't feel bad about Bear's sleeping arrangements... I have a friend who actually converted her walk in closet into a bedroom/nursery for her youngest!

Confessions From A Working Mom

February 12, 2010 at 2:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Found you through Friday Follow! Great blog, I'm now a Google Friend Connect Follower! :)

Visiting from My Kids Are Fun!

February 12, 2010 at 2:32 PM  
Blogger Darlene said...

I love your blog. Thanks for following me. I'm following you too! Now I'm off to check out your BFFs blog.

February 12, 2010 at 2:38 PM  
Blogger Jenn said...

Following you back!!

February 12, 2010 at 3:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You totally had me LMAO today :) Going to follow your friend :)

February 12, 2010 at 3:11 PM  
Blogger Andrea said...

Did you pee? As of now you are at 303 followers! hahaha!

At least your little Bear is not sleeping with you! My kids keep showing up in my room in the middle of the night. I've been getting pushed off my own bed!

I like the new look of your blog! Especially the header!!

February 12, 2010 at 3:13 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

New follower and fellow blogger! Love the blog. Happy Friday!

February 12, 2010 at 3:58 PM  
Blogger Foursons said...

Girl- you are at 304!!!!

And I had so many things to comment on about your randomness and once I saw 304 I forgot it all. Sorry. But CONGRATS!

February 12, 2010 at 5:04 PM  
Blogger Oka said...

300 wow, I think I barely have 10.

Remember these are random, so why would you reorganize them?

So cute that he sleeps in the closet, I don't think there is a damned thing wrong with it if that's where he feels comfy.

February 12, 2010 at 5:37 PM  
Blogger Grand Pooba said...

Oh how I love thee, let me count the ways...

Sorry, it is that time of year ya know...

Bear sounds like the cutest butt in the world!

February 12, 2010 at 6:18 PM  
Blogger HeartsMakeFamilies said...

I love these. Made me laugh so hard.

Hi there. Thanks for joining the hop again this week. I'm already following you. Be back later to read more.

Happy Follow Friday!


February 12, 2010 at 7:39 PM  
Blogger Sarah at The Stroller Ballet said...

I am thinking about how nice it would be to go to Panera and read blogs...I can't wait for the day when Peanut is in school for a few hours...ahhh. About to go check out your friend's blog. Thanks for the heads up!!

February 12, 2010 at 7:42 PM  
Blogger Grilled Cheese said...

It looks like you hit 300! Congratulations!

February 12, 2010 at 7:46 PM  
Blogger Jules AF said...

I'm glad he has a connection with his teacher! That's awesome.

February 12, 2010 at 8:12 PM  
Blogger a49erfangirl said...

I am now following your blog from Friday Follow. Happy Friday Follow :)

February 12, 2010 at 8:22 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Holy crap, where do I start, haha!

First--LOVE Russell. My fave Survivor member ever. So I love how you love him, too.

Motherbitches!! My God. They all need to lighten up a little!!

So going to visit your friend's blog--can't wait!!

I thought your pic was gorgeous--and I could totally tell it was from a reunion--if anyone looked that good in college I'd throw up and secretly be mad, lol!

That's probably the sweetest thing I've ever heard about a director at preschool. Amazing and it totally made me smile.

And you never had toys before?! Wth. Order something. Now.

That wasn't supposed to sound bitchy--I was just trying to be bossy. And fun. :)

Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog. We would definitely be the loud, laughing until we cry friends. The ones people would be jealous of :)


February 12, 2010 at 8:31 PM  
Blogger Diana said...

curious to know if you win something in the giveaway, guess i missed that post somewhere lol... enjoyed your friend's new blog and following her... I'm too scared of you not to. :)

February 12, 2010 at 10:08 PM  
Blogger Tammy said...

Where's your Valentine pic? I haven't posted mine yet either...it's in the mail though!

I have an award on my blog for you!! Enjoy!

February 12, 2010 at 11:17 PM  
Blogger Daisygirl said...

haha, love your randoms!!! I sometimes find my 5 year old in odd places in the middle of the night...once under her bed.

So love Survivor...so cheered and cheered! So peed my pants when sugar lost her top! We love Russel too.

February 12, 2010 at 11:27 PM  
Blogger anymommy said...

Closets are cozy ;-) My kid kept imaginary cows in the closet for a year. So, I wouldn't worry.

February 12, 2010 at 11:41 PM  
Blogger Mrs4444 said...

The sex toy thing--Funny! I love your random, stream of conscious style today :) Good luck with the giveaways!!

So glad you don't have to worry about the teacher thing.

Glad to meet Angie--her personality shines through her blog, too. Thanks for the introduction.

Have a great weekend!

February 13, 2010 at 1:05 AM  
Blogger HeatherOz said...

Oh Yeah! I was clapping as I was watching Survivor too! I kept saying how much I liked Boston Rob even though I was cheering for the heroes the whole time! I am so excited for this season!

February 13, 2010 at 1:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love your randomness.

I think only moms can talk about sex and preschool all in the same breath.

February 13, 2010 at 2:55 AM  
Blogger Holly Lefevre said...

Sex toys...preschool..motherbithces. I am sold!

Happy Friday Follow (a little late)

February 13, 2010 at 1:37 PM  
Blogger Corrie Howe said...

My dad used to annoy the heck out of me telling me how much time I'd have when my kids went to school. Yeah, right. And that was before I had a blog.

February 13, 2010 at 7:16 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

I see you hit 300! Congrats! I am hoping to hit 500 soon.

I'm following you from Friday Follow!

February 13, 2010 at 10:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love it. You made me laugh at the sex toy part!

February 13, 2010 at 11:51 PM  
Blogger Prairiemaid said...

Too funny!

Don't worry about the closet thing. It's his space!

February 16, 2010 at 3:18 AM  
Blogger Joy said...

my daughter likes to show off her butt also

OMG I totally love your word Motherbitches that is the best. After seeing it in your side bar I had to read more than just your WW post. I like what I see will be back for more.

February 17, 2010 at 11:58 AM  

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