Wednesday, April 25, 2012

random stuff

I haven't been very good about blogging lately.  We had family in town.  We only see them once a year, so we made sure we got the most out of it. 

Other than visiting with family, we have been doing the norm around here:  working, working out, homeschool, being the domestic goddess that I shouldn't have to be, and I was sick yesterday.  That sick part wasn't fun.  Luckily, it came and went quickly!  I also don't enjoy being the domestic goddess.  It just isn't my style.  But, sometimes we have to do things we don't want to do.  That is life.

This past week I finally got around to teaching the girls how to tie their shoes.  Bella picked it up quickly.  The day that I taught her, all she wanted to do was tie my shoe the rest of the night.  The next night, when she got home from her grandma's house, she asked if she could get one of my shoes so she could practice tying more.

She doesn't own one pair of tying shoes.  We will correct that situation this weekend.  A much overdue trip to Aguascalientes is in order.  It has been just short of THREE months since we have been there!  I know!  Crazy!  I was trying to recoup our savings since I reserved our beach trip AND bought plane tickets for the three of us to visit Indy this fall.  But, it is time.  Bella wants a pink pair of Converse All-Stars like Emily has.

We were at the grocery store the other day and I spotted something that made me so happy!  FRENCH DRESSING!

I bought 3 bottles just in case they didn't have anymore.  Since they were cheap, I figured it wouldn't hurt even if they didn't taste very good.  Let's just say, that was the biggest disappointment!  I have never seen French dressing in Mexico before.  Finding it was like finding gold.  It is my favorite dressing.  My favorite brand is Western!  YUM!  This stuff tasted like crap! 

We leave for the beach on May 14th.  Just around the corner.  We have it marked on our calendar so the girls can see how far away it is.  They want to wear their swimsuits all the time.  Here they are posing in them.  Bella is wearing one that Mamaw sent a while back.  Emily is wearing the new one I just bought her.

I don't want to jinx it or anything, but lately, it seems the girls are fighting a little less.  They even show some love to each other now and again.

I need to catch up on my work from yesterday.  All I did was sleep the whole day away.  Now, down to business.


I'm the Mami said...

Awwwww, I love the sista love pic! How sweet.

What beach are you all planning on visiting? We have a trip planned "sometime" (?) to Acapulco. Were aupposed to go this weekend but everyone has to work ...except for me, I work 24/7 with the girls no mattwr where we are ;)

Jackie said...

Your girls look adorable in their swimsuits! I need to take my girls shopping this weekend for new ones because they've grown out of theirs and we've been invited to a pool party.

Have fun shopping in Aguascalientes!

Lisa n Javi said...

How cute those photos are. Hope you have fun shopping.

Valarie Ramirez said...

Mami! I totally understand that! Work never stops for a mom. Plus, I have to do my work for my job, too, when I am there. Kind of a bummer, but oh well!

We are going to stay in the Dreams Resort at Nuevo Vallarta. I'm ready for some beach time! Got my new swimsuit, too! It is an all-inclusive, so I will have to be care with not eating and drinking too much to ruin all my work as far as all the weight I have lost!

But, we are looking forward to it big time!

Jackie and Lisa! Thanks! The girls are looking forward to going to Aguascalientes just as much as I am because they get to go to McDonalds!

Lisa, Hope you are having fun in the States!

Anonymous said...

Bella is so smart ! Erika :)

rubireyes said...

You have to tell me how you taught them to tie shoes. I keep trying with Juanito but he can' seem to get it. I'm thinking it has to do with the way I'm trying to teach him.

Tara said...

Congrats to Bella! Loved the pics. Your girls are 2 cute!