while daddy is away on business…

…I had to document with how mom let this house go to shambles. Sheesh mom! As you can see the dishes piled up in the sink for three days:

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…she forgot how to shower (P.U. MOM!) and the whole back room turned into craft central (with thread and fabric strewn all over the floor) At least she let me watch Baby Einstein's while she sewed.

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..I had my very first babysitters, thanks Halie and Allyson! Mom didn’t even cry when she left for school (we all thought she would).


…I was rewarded with a new toy and some chocolate. Yes, I stuck my hand in my mom’s chocolate fro-yo and got myself a nice lick. It was delicious. She freaked out a little then started laughing. Mom’s are so silly.

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…oh and I caught up on blog reading. I was really behind.

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Mom finally cleaned up the place and showered (thank goodness!) a few hours before Daddy got home – procrastination at it’s finest! I finally got to snuggle with my daddy and slobber all over him. We sure are glad when Daddy comes home! (Although, next time dad, please bring some of that Florida sunshine home with you. Muchas gracias.)


  1. hahahaha! that last picture is cracking. me. up!


  2. Ahhh so dang cute. I love the photo of her "reading blogs" haha.

  3. Such a crack up!! Love that Ellie has the blogging-gene from her mama. It's so good to hear her point of view ;) xoxoxoxoxo

  4. What?! Brian went to Florida without you?!! Ha! I love Ellie's perspective! :)

  5. Love! Good luck surviving without the hubs!


  6. Lex you are seriously hilarious! I freaking love you and your little family and your elliegrams!!

  7. Gotta love the OBB cookbooks - I should have mine sitting in a nice accessible place like yours. Maybe I would cook more often? haha. Ellie is just the sweetest!

  8. your baby is so precious!! and dishes are my least favorite house hold chore.. in fact i have some sitting in the sink as we speak. blah!


  9. always good to chuck the chores and do the FUN stuff; when the cats away the mice will play :)

  10. My gosh! Every post from Ellie's perspective just cracks me up! She is too darn cute. And I'm the same way when Dustin isn't home. But you're nicer than me. The dishes don't get done because I'm saving them for him...

  11. Babies need time to catch up on blogs too I've heard. Totally normal. :)