I haven’t posted in a little over a month. If there is anyone still reading this blog, I thought you deserved an explanation.
How has my month been you ask?
A little bit hectic.
Since it would take me years to write about all of my experiences from this past month, let me just count the ways….
Here is a breakdown of the past month in the Unskinny Boppy household, by the numbers:
Eggs dyed for Easter: 20
Eggs found by Garrett during the hunt: 20+
Granny’s setup with a new facebook account: 1
Times I’ve left the state of Alabama: 2
Times Garrett has seen the beach: 1
Stomach bugs we battled at the beach: 1 each
Times J puked in beach condo bathroom: 13
Hours it took to drive home from the beach: 3
Hours it normally takes to drive home from the beach: 5
Times I said “WOW, this dude is talented!” during the Hank, Jr. concert in Nashville: 12
Garrett’s age in months: 27
Months my current house has been on the market:19
Days before the tax credit ended that we got an offer on our house: 15
Houses I’ve toured in the search of the perfect one: approximately 40
Times I left my camera inside one of the houses and nearly had a heart attack when I couldn’t find it: 1
Offers we’ve written on “perfect” houses: 4
Offers that have fallen through because they were not so perfect: 3
Times I’ve apologized to my Realtor for being such a pain in the butt: 10
Tums chewed at midnight: 38
Text messages my sister sent me about a big black snake that crawled across my front porch in front of her while she was delivering boxes: 5
Times we have met Thomas the Train: 1
Times G said “CHOOTRAIN!” while riding Thomas: about 87
Friends, family and acquaintances who have passed away: 7
Friend’s babies that have been born (congrats Kent and Adam!): 1
Family members who got engaged (congrats Jackie and Bruce!): 1
Family members who got married (congrats Dave and Eileen!) : 1
Baby showers I’ve helped host: 1
Tissue poms created for said baby shower: 9
Songs sung at G’s spring program: 12
Times I cried during the program because it was SO SWEET: 3
Bottles of 4 oz Tylenol and Motrin in my pantry that have been recalled: 4
Paint color samples chosen for our new office buildings: 4
Watkins products sold: 2
Watkins products given away just to clear out my stash: 22
Haircuts given: 2
Days left until school is out for summer: 9
Classmates G will really miss seeing every day: 6
Days left in the house where we brought our first born home: 3
Days until I get to float around this pool in my new backyard all summer long: 4
Level of excitement over this fact: 10 out of 10
Boxes packed in preparation for the big move: approximately 247
Boxes still needed to be packed before Saturday: approximately 247
Times I’ve driven home in the middle of the day to meet various workmen: 11
Utility companies I’ve called to transfer service: 9
Minutes spent on hold with utility companies: 54
Mother’s Day gifts received that made me sniffle: 1
Bottles of Woodchuck Raspberry Hard Cider consumed by me: 6
Pinky toes broken because of my clumsiness: 1
Pictures taken trying to get a shot of my snaggletoe: 32
Pictures discarded because they were way too gross to show on this blog: 31
Length of days since last pedicure: 37
Number of days until my next pedicure: undetermined
Number of days before I update this blog again: Also undetermined.
So that it in a nutshell, folks. Hope you understand that I’m a wee bit on the busy side these days. Hopefully life will settle down again soon and I can pick back up writing some fun stories for you guys.
But first I’ve got to move and decorate a whole new place….
Wish me luck.