Friday, August 7, 2009

Green Eyed...

I caught Natalie and Michaela Byrd rifling through my sister's shower gifts after all the guests had gone home.

Is there anything more tantalizing to a three year old and an eighteen month old than a bunch of brightly colored gift bags?

Natalie spotted something right away. "Oh, Mommy! Can we open 'deeze and play with them? Please?"

Seriously? What kind of sister leaves brand-new Barbie and Ken wedding dolls out in the open for a three year old Barbie enthusiast to find?! (Kidding, Alison. In your defense, they were still in a gift bag. But you know they take after their nosy mommy.)

Then I caught Michaela Byrd drooling over Alison's new bread maker, a gift from my own mother-in-law.

"Cake, caaaaake!" she kept repeating, like a zombie.

I didn't know what to do.

So I sat down and drooled with them.

Guess who got a breadmaker for her 8th wedding anniversary on Tuesday?

That's right, Moi.

I'm not feeling so green-eyed anymore, but I can't say the same for Natalie.

Maybe a loaf of fresh baked bread will make her feel better....

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  1. Ummmmm, the new "fresh bread" home scent......nothing better......


    I'd be jealous, too!! After 28 years of marriage, all my wedding gifts are a little sad....

  2. OMG The homey smell of baking bread has no rival! You are a lucky gal! There are a lot of anniversaries this month, including mine~ Happy Anniversary to you!
    :-) Sue

  3. hmmmmm fresh baked bread with LOADS of butter. If I had that right now..all would be right in my world. :)

  4. Happy Belated Anniversary to you! We have one coming up in a few was a good month to be married in! Enjoy that new breadmaker :)

    Have a great weekend!

  5. How fun, I don't blame her for wanting to play with the Barbies!! :-)

    The shower looked amazing!!! Such fun and beautiful ideas!

    Hope your weekend is wonderful!

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  8. Mmmmmm fresh bread! There's nothing better than that :)

  9. I so love my bread machine. I hope you enjoy yours.

  10. Ooooooh Amanda!! Don't you LOVE your bread machine? I've had mine about 10 years now and I still love it! My daughter used to say "What kind of bread are we having for supper tonight?" implying that we ate nothing but bread. I have since toned it down some. A tip...don't set the timer to make fresh bread for breakfast. You will NOT sleep that last hour because the bread smells soooo good!! lol Happy anniversary!...hugs...Debbie

  11. Oooh, I want a wedding Barbie and Ken! You can bake me some bread too, if you want! Or cake...I'm easy.


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