Wednesday, September 30, 2009

holy tomato

Tonight we went out to help MilMil (grandma Milmonster) harvest her tomatoes because it is suppose to freeze tonight. For those of you who have seen MilMil's garden this is no small feet. It took 6 of us about 20 minutes to get all the ready tomatoes. All of a sudden I heard grandma scream and the hub yell. I looked over and the side of Rose's head was bright red. My initial reaction (as you could imagine) was horror and then we all realized what had happened. Grandma had tried to throw a soft tomato to the chickens (around 15 feet) and didn't realize that Rose was right in her line of fire. The hub who was holding Rose tried to move out of the way (and did a pretty good job) but it still hit her. Here are the pics forever making grandma feel terrible:) Pics are from the camera phone. Rose wasn't shaken at all. She really didn't even have a reaction. She did like the chickens!

On another note...a few weeks ago we dressed up in our favorite sports gear to get free chick-fil-a. Even Rose got a sandwich. Go Pokes!

Friday, September 25, 2009

Photoshop 101

I am a creative wannabe (I have no natural talent) but I really like to do creative things. I really want to start taking pictures of my babies so I decided to start learning photoshop. It is harder than the tutorials make it out to be so here is my first photoshop experience.
Here is the original picture. Rose (6 months in this pic) is looking very cute but as you can see, the floor is terrible, A's feet and the table legs are in the background. Well, after experimenting a little, this is what I ended up with. I could work on it forever but I decided I needed to move on so here is the next pic I worked on...
I didn't get very far :) Hopefully after a few more tutorials and more practice, photoshop will not seem as intimidating. I would appreciate any advice from all of you photoshop junkies.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Lisa Leonard Designs Jewelry GUEST GIVEAWAY!!!!

Lisa Leonard Designs Jewelry GUEST GIVEAWAY!!!!

Hey, thanks lil'mil for the heads up. I love this jewerly, classy and elegant.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

crawling, car, and crafts

Crawling...she is so fast and into everything. I'll have to get use to this.
(Sorry my video hasn't been loading correctly so once again you will have to wait.

Car...yes, we are officially a stereotypical suburban family. We came along a deal for this van and couldn't pass it up. We'll grow into it eventually. Crafts...when Rose is napping I realized I needed to do something better than watch internet TV so here are my projects I have been working on. Rose sporting her new hairbands and bows. After all that, she rarely keeps them on and if she manages to get ahold of one it is in pieces in seconds. Baby Leggins...only my second time on my sewing machine. Letters for the nursery.
I've learned how to can. Pickles, peaches and jam. Fun!

Sunday, September 6, 2009

ode to the man

Yesterday the hub turned 26. We went to Red Robin (the hub's favorite restaurant) with most of the Milmonster family and my parents. It was great fun! Happy Birthday to the best dad and lover of all!
Also, the hub took the DAT again and did better than last time. Good enough to get him in this year, hopefully. We stayed with Rose's great-grandparents the night before the test. Here she is with her great-grandma (name sake) and great-grandpa. Lastly, Rose started crawling! We haven't gotten a good video yet so it'll have to be another post.