Thursday, October 8, 2009

This Week in Numbers

2 - number of new green kitchen towels I treated my kitchen to from Target

1 - number of new green kitchen towels the Pony Pup put a hole in while tossing it playfully

6 - number of days there was at least one child home sick this week

4 - boxes of Tylenol purchased

113 - dollars spent at the vet treating the Pony Pup's allergic skin reaction

11 -pills he is taking daily for the time being

700 - days it apparently rained this week

2 - Wii games rented from Blockbuster to pass the time indoors

0 - number of days Little Bunny went accident-free this week

2 - birthday parties we attended

5 - places I called trying to procure a moonwalk bounce house for the boys' joint birthday party coming up on Halloween

1 - places that had a bounce house available - Hallelujah!

50 -invites ordered

2 - cowboys outfits carefully assembled for Hillbilly Day at preschool, worn proudly (pics below)
6 - night shifts in a row the Daddy is currently working

4 - times I am gargling daily with salt water to stave off boys' viruses

25 - number of degrees the weather is flucuating almost daily

8 - days until the Daddy and I leave for our anniversary trip!!!

4 - combined number of family members who are helping care for our boys while we are gone

1 - TV not working

1 - ottoman leg broken

71 - current temp inside

82 - temp expected tomorrow and sunny

66 - temp expected this Saturday, and rain

55 - temp expected next Tuesday with rain, anticipated day of our school's big annual Carnival

5 - minutes ago I should have left the house to help with Ice Cream Day as a room mom for Doodlebug's class!!!

...and quotables from this week...

* "Oh. My. Goodness." - DoodleBug (almost 7) tasting pound cake for the first time and loving it

*"But I can't reach it with my tiny, little hands." - Honey Monkey (almost 4) complaining

*"Da-ba water, da-ba water...a-mim, a-mim." - Little Bunny (2.5) trying to sing "God Our Father" prayer ("God our Father, God our Father...Amen, Amen.")


  1. I'm very, very impressed. That is a lot, A LOT of numbers!

  2. great post! where'd you end up finding the jumpy house? and WHERE are you going on the anniversary trip?????