Wrap Up of This Week’s Randomness

13 Sep

I don’t have a real blog post for you lovelies today, just a couple random thoughts to share with you this wonderful Friday.

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I don’t want to post a picture of Jack from the playgroup, because there are other children in it. But check out this adorable picture of him modeling his “Believe” shirt from RayGun along with his new haircut. I just want to snuggle the crap out of this kid!

My Kid is Ridiculous
My mom took Jack to a library playgroup earlier this week so that he could interact with other kids his own age. Jack is STILL not fully walking on his own – he gets by holding onto things and likes to hold your hand while he walks around – but most of the other kids at the playgroup WERE walking.

So instead of crawling in front of his new homies, he devised a strategy to get from place to place while holding on to things. At one point there was an awesome John Deere ride-on toy just out of his reach, so he grabbed a kiddie shopping cart and used it to get to the new toy. So apparently nobody is the wiser that my giant child is still not walking. That’s my kid… smart AND a little bit lazy.

Starbucks Fail
Yesterday when I went to Starbucks my ham and cheese sandwich was missing the ham. What. The. Heck.

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No ham. No ham?! I mean, I ate it anyways… but really. No HAM?!

Probably Not the Best Idea
I passed this sign on my way into work today.

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Yup, that’s right, a sign for you to purchase some “parakeet Birds” (for a possible birthday gift) stuck in the ground on the side of the road in Baltimore.  I’m going to go ahead and say that buying someone a random bird from a sketchy dude (or dudette) probably isn’t the best way to procure a pet. That and is there a certain birthday that calls for a parakeet as a present? Like a wooden anniversary or golden birthday?

I’m in LOVE with this Shirt
image_1RayGun sent me this shirt (along with a few other adorable goodies like the shirt Jack is wearing above) and I’m in love with it.

Actually, this is the second shirt they sent me… the first one was a ladies version that fit skin-tight (not in a “oooh baby I’m ready to PARTY” way, but in an “ooooh girl, you need to cut back on the sweets and burgers” kind of way) so I asked if I could do a tradesies for one I’d actually wear. It’s incredibly soft, fits nice and I LOVE it. Love it, love it, love it! Thanks RayGun for pretty much being the best part of my week! I’m not even kidding when I say I’m going to wear this shirt pretty much nonstop for the foreseeable future.

Ollie: Lost, Found & Pooped
I received a call from my nanny one hour after I had gotten to work this morning that she had opened the front door (because she thought she heard the doorbell) and Ollie ran out. She tried to catch him, but that little guy is like a squirrel on crack when he gets going and before she knew it… he was gone. She called me and I tried to stay as calm as possible (when I actually wanted to rip her head off through the phone) and told her where the treats were and some tricks to get him. The plan was that she’d call me back in 10 minutes if she hasn’t found him and I’d leave work, drive the hour back home and start searching for him myself.

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Running from the law is very exhausting.

I lasted 3 minutes before I threw everything from my desk into my backpack and literally sprinted up the street to the parking garage. Mid-sprint, I got a call from her that she’d found him and gotten him back to the house. Where he immediately climbed up on the couch and fell asleep. The whole ordeal took about 20 minutes but I’m pretty sure that I’m going to grow a white streak in my hair like that chick from X-men.

So there’s my week in a nutshell. I guess this really is one of those TGIF kind of Friday’s. The weekend is looking up though with some girlie time with my BFF planned for Saturday and possibly a visit to the local Renaissance Festival planned for Sunday.

How about you, did you have any craziness happening this week? What are your plans for the weekend… anything fun?

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3 Responses to “Wrap Up of This Week’s Randomness”

  1. PinotNinja September 17, 2013 at 5:09 pm #

    Jack is awesome! He totally gets the all-important concept of fake it until you make, and you know that means he’s going to go far in life. He totally deserves a sketchy roadside parakeet for that achievement.

    • JoulesDellinger September 17, 2013 at 6:53 pm #

      Now THAT is an awesome idea! Lol

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