Sunday, July 25, 2010

You Might Be A Softball Parent If...

1. Your diet consists mainly of chili cheese nachos, sunflower seeds and pop.

2. You're pretty sure you live in a house, you just can't remember what it looks like or where it is.

3. You see absolutely nothing wrong with bribing your daughter with money, as long as she's having fun.

4. You participate frequently in the "pace back and forth while mumbling incessantly" ritual.

5. The coaches have no idea what they're doing or how to run a could do better.

6. Your daughter has not only improved her softball skills, she's also become particularly good at rolling her eyes at you.

7. The phrase "we're taking a family vacation" translates to "this weekend's softball tournament is really far away , so pack your suitcase."

8. Somehow, your minivan has been turned into a softball equipment storage facility.

9. Your wallet is empty and your skin in burnt , but all you wanna know is "what's the score?"

10. Family gatherings and holidays are scheduled around softball practice and games.

11. Your kid is the best player on the team and should play every position on the field at the same time.

12. You have peculiar round bruises all over your body.

13. All of your white clothes are now a dingy shade of brown.

14. You refuse to go anywhere without your foldout chair, portable grill, ice chest, and a roll of toilet paper (just in case).

15. Blue used to be your favorite color- now your favorite phrase to yell out is: "You stink, Blue!"

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Busy, Busy, Busy

Sorry. Totally completely busy. So, ten random thoughts and a quick meme!

1. So glad Maddy doesn't have a game today. Had enough of sitting in 95 degree weather.
2. Really wish my kids would pick up their rooms. I'm gonna go ballistic soon.
3. I am not leaving my house today. Maybe not tomorrow either.
4. Thinking of having a game night with the fam.
5. I'm craving a cinnamon roll.
6. It's too hot to bake.
7. Addicted to the Eclipse soundtrack. It's currently playing as my cleaning music.
8. Not a fan of Stephenie Meyers latest book.
9. I am currently addicted to reading books about Fundamentalist Mormons. I could never be a sister wife.
10. I really need to finish my to do list for the day!

And because I love the stupid things, here is a quick meme.

1. Where is your cell phone? in front of my face on the computer desk
2. Your significant other? Michael Preston
3. Your hair? In a messy ponytail
4. Your mother? is watching Emilee and Xavier
5. Your father? is probably puttering around the yard
6. Your favorite thing? family
7. Your dream last night? don't remember. but i had one the other night and i was married to dennis quaid. strange.
8. Your favorite drink? caffeine free diet pepsi
9. Your dream/goal? right now, i don't even know.
10. The room you're in? dining room
11. Your ex? who even cares?
12. Your fear? snakes
13. Where do you want to be in 6 years? home
14. Where were you last night? roasting at maddy's softball game
15. What you're not? organized
16. Muffins? actually, a cinnamon roll would be preferred.
17. One of your wish list items? new camera lens
18. Where you grew up? 10 minutes from here
21. Your TV? off
22. Your pets? 2 rats, snuffy and elmo
23. Your computer? is a piece of junk
24. Your life? Content and happy for the most part
25. Your mood? has been better
26. Missing someone? my grandma, like crazy
27. Your car? currently painted up for the all-star games
28. Something you're not wearing? socks
29. Favorite Store? IKEA
30. Your summer? so far, so good
31. Like someone? a few people
32. Your favorite color? periwinkle
33. When is the last time you laughed? about 30 minutes ago
34. Last time you cried? a few hours ago