There Is An Owl In My Boot!

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This week I was finally able to put the finishing touches on K-Dub’s bathroom. After a long few weeks of going back and forth on theme, BritWhitFun and I decided to decorate it in an owl theme. We went to Target and Wal-Mart and looked at some of their prices and finally decided that Target was going to be our best bet. With everything we chose we ended up spending about $100 to make this really neat design idea a reality. The only thing pictured is the faucet cover.

Now that this bathroom is complete, its time to move on to the next room which is the playroom. This is going to take some time but I hope to have it done by Christmas. I wish this one was going to be as easy as going to Target and buying matching stuff. That would make my life a lot easier. I do want to get some new bookcases so if anyone knows where I can get some good ones for a low price, please let me know.

Nothing Beats A Fall Celebration!

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This weekend was a fun filled one. We had a lot going on. We decided to kick our celebration of fall in high gear. This eventful weekend started with a trip to the Fall Festival at Lake Park. They had a bunch of free rides for the kids. BritWhitFun, K-Dub and I met my sister in law, niece and mom at the event. We watched as Charlee Bell (my niece) played mini golf, went down a huge sliding board, jumped around in a bounce house, and rode the carousel. We were not completely bored as BritWhitFun took K-Dub for a ride on the carousel and she loved it. I will post a video soon.

 Sunday was a very much laid back day as we spent the majority of it watching football and sleeping. There is nothing like watching football while lying on the couch. It just screams fall.

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Yesterday I went shopping to decorate the front of my house for Halloween. I got some hay and went to target and got a huge light up pumpkin to put outside our house. I was still missing something.

That night after K-Dub’s nine month check up we we took her to the pumpkin patch to get some pumpkins to finish off the front if the house. She had a ball as we for her one that was just her size. After we left and put them out on the front porch, still feel like something is missing. I have decided to get a scarecrow to put out there but that story is for tomorrow.

So it looks like we are almost ready for Halloween. We are waiting for our costumes to come in and can’t wait for you see. It’s going to be a great Halloween. I just know it.

Do I Smell Poop?- How I Made It Through 3 Months Of Fatherhood Alive!

I can’t believe its been 3 months since i have become a father. I am truly blessed to see my little girl grow and learn new things everyday. I use to think that when people told me to watch her cause she will grow up fast was stupid but those people were right. She is already three months old and soon will be able to roll over. Thats crazy!!!

I have to say that three months of being a father has been the best adventure. I have had to deal with poop explosions in Target, meltdowns in public restaurants, and a lot of sleepless nights. Would I do it again? In a hot minute! I love being a dad. Karsyn has made me a better man. There are days where I want to check into the nearest hotel but I can’t stand to be away from the face for more than eight hours a day!

My wife always tells me that I am doing a great job. Most of the time I have absolutely no clue what I am doing. On Monday, Karsyn and I watched Game of Thrones instead of Sesame Street. Does that make me a bad dad? She seemed to like it when the Lannister boy got his hand cut off at the end. You know the one that was having sex with his sister. Am I a bad dad now?

Fatherhood has been so amazing and i look forward to the next 3 months! Maybe I won’t get pooped on as much as I have latley. Heres to hope!

The Reese’s Easter Egg Hunt From Hell!

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I love Easter and everything that comes with it. Going to church, getting dressed up, coloring eggs, making a basket for my daughter, and chocolate bunnies are just a few of the things that I look forward to during this season. When Easter comes you know that it is officially Spring Time, which is one of my favorite times of the year. The only think that sucks about Spring is the all that stupid pollen getting on your car. I hate that stuff. My car always looks like I Big Bird came all over it. Stupid Big Bird!

The best thing about Easter is what happens the day after Easter. Thats right my other fat friends! It’s the day where all the stores slap a 50% off sticker on all the Easter merchandise. Its a big deal cause there is one thing that I will beat an old lady down for. This wonderful confection is known as the Reese’s Easter Egg! These things are so good. They are not like regular Reese’s peanut butter cups, but better! They have so much more peanut butter and chocolate goodness in them. I consider them my reward for my Easter festivities that I went through, however, obtaining these sweet candies from heaven is nothing to take lightly.

Monday morning I got up and got my daughter ready for our outing which was really hard cause she hates her car seat. I had to explain to her that Daddy had some important errands to run and she had to come along. She of course did not understand me and continued to scream at the top of her lungs until I just put her in the car and started playing Justin Timberlake and she passed out. Please remember that Justin Timberlake’s sexy man voice makes panties fall and kids go to sleep. True story. Finally we were on our way.

I pulled into my local Target store and got the rugrat out and headed inside. It never ceases to amaze me how many women look at a man with baby and a diaper bag. I mean some of those women could have turned me to stone they were staring so hard. Now I have to confess that they were actually staring at the handbags behind me that were on sale, but a man can dream can’t he? Karsyn was still asleep so I put her in the buggie and headed down to the Easter aisle.

When I arrived there was not that many people there so I thought this was going to be an easy task. I walk the aisles and could not find the Reese’s Easter Eggs. Was I too late? Did people already come and get them? How many people are as addicted to these things as me? Does this post make me sound like a fatty? Please don’t answer that last one. I looked at the front of the aisle in awe as I saw the holy grail of Easter candy. There was only one problem….. there was only three one pound bags left and 2 trays of 6 of the larger eggs left. I raced to the display and then to my shock an old lady cut me off. Now I am generally a nice guy but this lady was a devil in a huge floral dress. She smiled at me as she cut me off. I looked at her and thought “you bitch!!” I was not about to let this old lady come between me and my beloved clearance Easter treats. Game on old lady, game on!

What happened next was not one of my most proud moment. Please don’t judge me and/or call the police on me for what I did. I am still having trouble sleeping at night. I griped my shopping cart tightly and rammed it in to the side of the old lady’s cart, causing it to swing into the center aisle. I looked at the old lady, who looked like I had just ran over her dog, and said “I am so sorry Mam, I did not see you there” with the biggest smile I could manage to give. I turned and grabbed the last packages of Reese Easter Eggs and started on my way but not before helping the old lady retrieve her shopping cart. I of course did it with a huge “don’t fuck with me” look along with a little swag in my step.

Then the old lady looked at me defeated, and like The Grinch, my heart grew two sizes that day. I reached in my cart and grabbed two bags of candy and gave them to her and said “I think this is what you came for”. I am not going to lie it was beginning to look like a 90’s sitcom with the sad music that starts playing when the conflict is resolved at the end of the episode. Yes, I have seen way too many episodes of Full House. The old lady looked at me and said thanks and went about her shopping trip like she had just won the Olympics.

I picked up a few more items I came for and headed to the front to pay. I felt like I won the lottery! I know that these little yellow packages of pure peanut butter awesomeness won’t last forever but that is what makes them so special. They only come around once a year and when you get them you have to cherish them. Just like those moments in life. I learned a lot that day but one thing sticks out more than others. It wasn’t not to hit old women’s shopping carts, or Justin Timberlake can make you kid go to sleep, or that I look good carrying a diaper bag. It was that when it comes to the day after Easter, I need to get up a hell of a lot earlier if I want more of those sweet treats. See you next year Reese’s Easter Eggs!

She Has No Idea What Easter Is But Look At All The Cool Stuff!

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Karsyn had her first Easter on Sunday and this girl got so much stuff. I think the Easter Bunny may have went a little overboard but it’s this kids first Easter. She did not even know what was going on. I am not going to lie that I was pretty jealous the Easter Bunny did not bring anything for me. I had to get up Monday morning a race to Target and get 50% off Reese’s Easter Eggs. Was it worth the trip? Hell yes!!!