Pictures speak thousands of words.
Leave it to me to tell you what really went down.
Enter: My step nephew (we'll just pretend that's a real relation for the purpose of labels), the most adorable 2 year old bubble blower you'll ever see.
I so wanted Carter to figure out how to blow bubbles. He just stole the wands, ate Cheetos and wouldn't let me wipe his mouth.
Carter and his Grandpa. Papa.
Or as it came out, Nappa.
Ok, so we don't know what we're calling him yet.
Meet my dad!
We got over our grass phobia. By the end of the weekend, he was running barefoot through it - only stopping occasionally to point out the "blech" on his feet.
Carter helped dye eggs.
But really, there was more nervous protection of sloshing, stainable liquids going on.
So sweet, right?
I'm only 95% sure she's not a relative.
We found one egg. Some impressive kids stopped their hunting hysteria to donate an egg or two to Carter's basket. I have to say, they're kinder kids than I would have been.
Microcynophobia: Fear of small dogs.
He ran and screamed in terror.
Aliurophile: A cat fancier.
The cat was three times bigger than that dog.
In which Almost Mommy of the Year is abruptly disqualified.
My dad's front yard.
The email account that I've used for 13 years got hacked into yesterday! I can't access anything & it's so blinding. I've tried recovering my account TWICE (it's a lengthy process), and the people at Hotmail tell me they take the privacy and security of their customers seriously, and I don't have correct info about myself, so I can't have it back. Kind of ironic that their high security allowed a hacker to get to me, and now he's snugly protected in my hotmail bubble. Grr.
It does make me feel a little better to publicly bash Hotmail for not giving my account back. So thanks for listening.
To the winners of the My Natural Baby Boutique giveaway - please email me at my new email, rMeghann@me.com, to claim your prize. My most hand-sanitized apologies for any notes you might get from me asking for dirty favors.
and this favor?
a clean one. for sure.