Friday, May 6, 2011

Coffee Talk 5.6.11

Can anybody else relate to the feeling of, "Wow! It is already Friday again!" Life seems to be moving at the speed of light these days and I am struggling to keep up!

I did want to say that I did make it to visiting around to most of you last week...but it was during testing via my phone and I HATE trying to comment from my phone. For me, it is something like trying to nail jello to a tree. My big fingers just can't manage those little buttons and my words come out like this: hekko gopr uo ate a hood weeleng. OR the ever loveable auto correct feature tries to figure out what my typos mean and turns hello into help or mom into monk! Anyway...I will try to do better this week!

It has been a full week, indeed. Sunday was a packed day, beginning with our little princess being baptized! Amen. I do have some pictures...maybe later today Tigerteen will put them on here for me!

Also on Sunday, Tigercub announced his intentions of being a cow when he grows up. He has stayed true to that calling all week, so I'm pretty sure it is his passion. Not sure how to help that happen.

And, because Sunday was such a full day, I should definitely include the fact that we had yet another set of severe weather warnings, ended up in the "dungeon" of the church instead of evening services, and then stayed after they had cancelled said services to enjoy the ice cream fellowship that was scheduled for later that evening. 'Cause Baptists might cancel a service for weather...but we aren't gonna miss the chance to eat and fellowship!

The rest of the week has been spent trying to get caught up from last week's weather related delays and doing our regular "stuff".

Yesterday, we had tutorial and Tigerteen had his last Student Leadership Meeting of the year. Afterwards we had haircuts scheduled for the boys. By then, it was 2:00 and we still hadn't eaten lunch. So, we did what any good (read deranged) homeschool family would do and we "celebrated" cinco de mayo by getting nachos from the Target snack bar. Because that is authentic Mexican cuisine, people!

Tigerfan treated Dancer and I to a "girls night out" last night. He took all the boys and dancer and I got to shop. The idea was that I would find myself an outfit for a Mother's Day gift. The result was Dancer got a new dress, a new book and a ring. I discovered the Vitamin Shoppe, which I am totally excited about (especially because I found out they sell cacao nibs) and Ulta, which is a beauty product store that sells Physician's Formula make up. That is the only type of make up I can wear and while Target and Walmart carry it, they carry a very limited amount and it is sporadic if they will have what I need. I did NOT find an outfit. And, I discovered a little bit about myself. I have become completely paralyzed in my ability to find clothing for myself. Maybe I have done a little too much research on my body type, color, etc. Because I go into a store, look at all that is offered...and cannot find a thing. I am worried it is the wrong color or the wrong shape or the wrong length...I never even try things on. I know a lot of it is because I just don't like how I look. I want to lose weight and I want to look better...but I also realize that I NEED to be clothed! Anyone else go through this?

Anyway, I better go get up the kids...I have let them oversleep this morning and we will be running ragged trying to get school done! Hope everyone has an amazing weekend!

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secondofwett said...

Oh goodness..well if your son stays true and he was a milk cow that would be helpful! :0)...I guess he'd have to be female too...
I am the same abt clothes shopping...when Lauren said I was to wear something spring like last night I despaired because I don't have anything wardrobe is pathetic...I have a wedding to go to in June and have absolutely nothing for a wedding! I keep putting off looking because I dislike shopping soooooo much for clothes. Happy Mother's Day!

Alicia said...

Love the stories about the kids! As for shopping for clothes...yeah, I hear ya - it's hard to do, I hope you have some success next time though - sometimes it helps to just try on clothes that you may think you'd never wear or like - you just might be surprised at what you find!

Joywriter said...

I seldom try things on, either! Who knew there would be so many of us? I guess it's because we have unrealistic expectations of what women "should" look like (and hardly anyone actually measures up).
Anyway, thanks for stopping by my place and commenting today.

Lea also known as "CiCi" said...

You are sooooooooo funny! Girl, I need to come and take you shopping and I guarantee we could find you the perfect outfit. :o) You underestimate yourself way too much. But, glad you and Dancer had a night out without the guys.

Wishing you a wonderful Mother's Day and hoping your crew treats you like a Queen. Love you!

Anonymous said...

I can't believe it's May already. The weeks are just flying by.

So funny because I read most of the posts from the linkup from my phone, and I forget which ones I read, so it takes me a long time to get back to them and comment.

Yay for the baptism! That is wonderful news.

A cow!!! LOL

Boo on the severe weather warning but yay on the ice cream! You are so right about the Baptists and food. We are now attending a Presbyterian church and it is just not the same. =p

You lost me at the makeup part because I don't even own any! =p And I have no clue about shopping, and I hate shopping, and I never go shopping. =p I do believe we have to start a support group for this.

Let me know if you decide on joining in for the MYM challenge. We're in different time zones so I don't think we'll be in the same group though.

Katharine said...

I laughed right out loud at tiger cubs new passion! Sorry about the clothes shopping! I love to shop, but not for clothes for me. I have to be dragged into that one, so I'd be no help for you, except maybe we could find a nice coffee shop and have a chat instead!
Happy Mother's day!

Becky said...

You made me laugh about the Baptist not postponing a dinner. lol. Funny and true. We just got an ULTA about a year or so ago and it is amazing!! We have a Sephora too (though a bit expensive). (We just got a Hobby Lobby you have those? I always forget that not all stores are the same everywhere. ha ha.) I hope you have a super Mother's Day!!!

Mama Duck said...

Yes, Friday came around very quickly this week, i relate!
"trying to nail jello to a tree"... you are hilarious.
Oh, Walmart. Us Aussies dream of such a store. I went there once in Canada. It was so cool. And cheap.

Heather said...

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Carey said...

I totally can relate to not being able to shop for me. My problem's a little different. I look at all those racks and get paralyzed. Not knowing where to start. I have a friend who's great and what looks good together and on me. The last time I went shopping with her it was a success, and my heart didn't race too bad. Besides, it's almost fun when someone else is doing the picking out. Try that route if you know a good shopper with a keen eye!

Oh, and congratulations on the baptism! How exciting!