Do you have a little girl? Does she like to wear bows in her hair? I know Lauren just adores her hair bows. We are very lucky that T-Lo makes Lauren quite a few. But look at this cute little set. Boutique Stitches is hosting a giveaway for a hair bow and a matching headband. If you would like a chance to win, head over to Boutique Stitches. You just have until tonight. When the contest ends! Good luck!
Do you like this? I do! Boutique Stitches is hosting a giveaway for this scarf! Yes, you have a chance to win this cute, handmade scarf! Yes, you do! If you are like me, you like little whimsical accessories. I think this would be adorable to add to a simple outfit. Especially now that I am pregnant, I am wanting more accessories. I'm kind of been staying away from shopping for regular clothes. Because I am growing so quickly, accessories just work better!
If you want a chance to win this beautiful scarf, go to Boutique Stitches. And enter. Tonight is the last time to win it! Good luck everyone!
Isn't this the cutest little tutu? Do you have a little girl? I do! And she would just adore this! Billy, my husband, is always watching some game on TV. I can just see Lauren wearing one of these little outfits while watching with her daddy. You can order all different sorts of these tutu outfits. They have sports teams, military related, and even breast cancer awareness.
But I am doing this blog to tell you about a giveaway. Go over to Boutique Stitches and enter this contest. You will win a tutu outfit! Very cute! Hurry and run over there. The contest ends tonight!
We have been thinking really hard about Halloween. Billy and I want Lauren to pick out her own costume. But she seems a little overwhelmed with all the choices. Lauren and I sat down to write a list of possible costumes. A tough task for a 2 1/2 year old.
But we narrowed it down. To a few choices. The Disney princesses, Dorthy (from the Wizard of Oz), and a puppy. She saw a puppy costume that she really likes. I think it was because it had a tail. We just don't know what we are going to do. With Billy still being gone, Lauren and I had some girl talk over breakfast this morning.
It looks like we are leaning towards Belle. Something to do with T-Lo. She saw a picture of when Lola was Belle for Halloween. I think Lola was 10 years old or something! But her costume was so cute. And Lauren just adores her T-Lo.
But then I am a little torn. I like these tutus. And I want to get her one. I thought maybe she could be a fairy. But Lauren wears tutus and stuff like that for her dancing. She wasn't convinced to be a fairy. But I think I am still going to order her one. Because we are going to be in Las Vegas for Halloween. The guys are working a gig. We were there last year too! And "Daddy Warbucks," our boss, planned a trick-or-treat thing for the small kids. It is very cool. Everyone in the Casino gets involved!
So Lauren will still dress up. But that will just be for the little trick-or-treat thing. I think I could order her a black and orange tutu for her to wear during the day. With this cute shirt I bought her. Or I might let her pick the color. We'll have to wait and see.
For now, I need to start looking for a Belle costume. Or ask Lola and Cole to help me out. They are both so creative. And can sew! Some very useful skills at a time like this!
Lauren always has something very thoughtful to say. She makes me laugh at some of things she comes up with. But it was earlier today, that she left me speechless.
You see, she knows that her daddy and her uncles (the guys in the band) went on a short hunting trip. In fact, Billy and her talked about it last weekend before he left. She was excited and told Billy to bring her back some antlers for her house (the pink playhouse.) He laughed and told her that he would try. I don't think he realized what this would mean.
Today we were talking. Reading Bambi and getting ready for nap time. Lauren looked up at me, with those big eyes of hers, and asked me, "Is daddy hunting Bambi?" I didn't know how to explain that one. I told her that he wasn't hunting Bambi. Because Bambi is safe, in his own forest. No one gets to hunt in Bambi's forest. But I really didn't know what to tell her. How do you explain that?
I didn't know what to say. I figure Billy can cover that when he gets home. By the way, they have already gotten 2 elk. Lots of guys, 2 elk, not a bad trip. We are just going to have to explain that to Lauren. For now, I promised her ice cream when she wakes up!
I just have to smile. My friends had a doctor's appointment yesterday. I was watching their 2 younger daughters. Selena is due about the same time I am. Lauren and Maribel are just 2 days apart. And it looks as though our due dates are again, within a few days of on another!
We see each other everyday, Monday-Friday. The girls are in dance together. Either I take them, or Selena does. It is a little ways from where we live. Carpooling is ideal of us. And it gives us each a little break.
Selena is always joking with me because I am definitely showing. And started showing pretty early. I am slim. But I was pretty quick to show. Then we found out we were expecting twins. That explained a lot.
David, Selena's husband wants a boy. They have 3 beautiful little girls. Selena was very happy with the 3 girls. But David really wanted a boy. He continued to talk to Selena, and they agreed to try once more. David is praying for a little boy. Not that he doesn't love his girls. Because he is such a great dad. But he really wants a boy. We laughed when we heard Selena tell him she would name the baby if it was a boy. After David. But he has to come up with a girl's name. Because she can't think of another girl's name that starts off Mar...
On Monday, I noticed Selena had a sizable bump. We joked about it. But she said she just woke up on Sunday with a bump. That really does happen. One day, you aren't showing. The next, well you know you are pregnant! She was a little nervous though. I could tell.
Lola, our good friend (aka T-Lo) was scheduled to do their ultrasound on Friday. She happened to run into Selena earlier this week. And made a joke that they were having twins. Selena just laughed it off. But she asked me about it. I really didn't know what to say. I am not an expert. That's Lola's job.
Yesterday, they had their ultrasound. And baby, oh baby, they are expecting twins! Lola happened to hear or see something. And the doctor confirmed it. David was so excited when they came to pick up the girls. He said his chances of having a boy have doubled now! What an excited daddy he is!
I'm very happy for them. I think Selena is slightly in shock. But I know I was when I found out our happy news. Maybe there is something in the water. Either way, our twins are due in March. And we are all over the moon for these special additions!
Hi! My name is Manders. I have been happily married to Billy for 6 years! My husband and I have the most gorgeous 4 year old daughter, Lauren. We also have 2 year old twins! Before I met Billy, I was a makeup artist. Since we got married, I have happily taken on the role of wife and mother. It's the best job out there! My husband plays in a country western band, and when they are performing, I do Lola's hair and makeup. Lola is one of my very best friends. She introduced Billy and I all those years ago. In short, I love the simple life, a loving family, and amazing friends! My email is MandersinLove (at) yahoo (dot) com.