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Dallas Got Mail!!

Ricky : “Dallas! Look! You got a card in the mail!”
Me : “Can you tell him what it says?”
Ricky : “It says Happy 1 Year Adoptiversary and thank you from the New Milford Animal Welfare Society! That’s not where he came from though…”
Me : “We know, but that’s OUR local animal shelter. Each year we’re donating to them in Dallas’ name to help other animals like him. It’s a pay it forward.. ”
Ricky : “Ohhh.. Dad said he can eat the card.. It’s HIS card.”
Me : “Don’t feed him the card!”
Ricky : “Dad said!”
Me : “I don’t care!! DO NOT DO IT!”
Ricky : “DAD!!!”

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Merry Christmas!


Ricky : “Soooo… Bridgette’s mom bought us these sweaters for Christmas. Mine has a sleigh and Bridgette’s has a tree. Bridgette, why are standing so stiff??”
Bridgette : “I can’t move.. The glue is drying.”
Ricky : “Huh? Glue??”
Bridgette : “I lost a star and a snowflake when I was shimmying into my sweater!! Your mom glued them back on and told me to not move.”
Ricky : “How long do you have to stand still?”
Bridgette : “I don’t know!!”
Ricky : “I hope your glue dries soon. We gotta head to Aunt Carolyn’s house… I may have to open all your gifts!!”
Bridgette : “Nooooo..”

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Family Will Be Here Soon

Ricky : “Mom. There are things that need to get done for our Christmas Eve party and these two bums are sleeping!!”
Me : “Dad did a lot! He put up the tree and decorated! Dallas ‘helped’ me vacuum! What did YOU do?!”
Ricky : “I woke up and put on this sweater…”
Me : “wow.. You should probably take a nap, too.”
Ricky : “Yeah.. I am sort of exhausted.”
Me :

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Library Voice

Ricky : “TODAY I’M GETTING MY PICTURE TAKEN IN FRONT OF THE LIBRARY’S CHRISTMAS TREE!!”
Me : “Ricky!!! Shhhhhhhh!!!!! Stop yelling!”
Ricky : “WHAAT?! ARE YOU SAYING SOMETHING TO ME??!! YOUR LIPS ARE MOVING AND YOUR FACE LOOKS ANGRY!!”
Me : “Take the earmuffs off!!”
Ricky : “I CAN’T HEAR YOU!! MAYBE I SHOULD TAKE MY EARMUFFS OFF??!!”
Me : **sigh**

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Noisy Nappers

Me : “What’s going on, Egg? How come you’re not napping before the Cowboys game like these bums??”
Egg : “Well!! It is sort of hard to sleep when SOMEONE is snoring!!”
Me : “Who’s snoring?”
Egg : “I’m going to guess it’s the furry, snorting one, but I can’t be sure… It’s so loud I can’t tell which direction it’s coming from!!”
Me : “Sort of like surround sound..?”
Egg : “Or snorround sound!! HAhahaaahaaaaa!!”

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Secret Santa

Ricky : “Mom’s coworker Nancy got me this awesome sweater. She was my Secret Santa!”
Me : “Actually she was MY Secret Santa, not yours…”
Ricky : “Sooooo…. that Dunkin Donuts gift card that was in the bag… Was that for me or for you??!”
Me : “That was for me. I plan on using it tomorrow..”
Ricky : “Ehhhhh…… Make sure you have cash on you too.”
Me : “Why?? Wait. Where did that coffee come from??!”
Ricky : “Dunkin.. Do you want a sip??”
Me : “My gift card is empty isn’t it?!”
Ricky : “Just make sure you have some cash… That’s all I’m going to say.”