(We were assuming we would still be around after the rapture and at that point church would be pretty important, and probably very interesting.)
Saturday we went to Costco and managed to spend $300 on mass quantities of our favorite* foods. I've really missed Costco. We hadn't been since the end of February and I felt all a twitter just being there.
Can you even use the phrase "all a twitter" anymore? Does it automatically denote some passion of using social media? Was this ever a phrase or am I just making stuff up?
Long Side Note: Speaking of Twitter though, I am really trying to tweet, but I sort of suck at it. It feels so ridiculous. I used to love the Facebook status update, but I allegedly know all those people. Twitter just feels funny, and not in a good way.
Here are my primary questions about how it works because I always feel confused:
- What does the # mean?
- What does it mean when someone types RT?
- If I put some one's Twitter name in my post, will they see it?
- What are the lists and why should I care?
- Can I really answer questions that people like Oprah and Pink are asking? Will they see my responses and then immediately want to be friends with me?
Anyway, Costco was amazing, more amazing than usual. I highly recommend anyone that frequents the store to take a three months break and then go back...it's pretty phenomenal. I do not however, recommend that you take my three children along right before lunch time. (Any other time would be really fun for you to take my children, anywhere, just let me know and I'll have them ready.)
Unfortunately, at Costco, they will suck the majority of your joy away and will cry over every sample either being disgusting or so delicious that they need five, immediately. They will confuse you with their tantrums, causing you to buy large quantities of food you don't normally eat.
Why did we get three pounds of apple chicken sausage again?
We also were successful in attending church this morning. I was particularly excited about showing my gratitude for a full night of sleep! All three kids slept without a peep from 6:30 pm until 6:45 am. Hallelujah!
(Please note that I just broke my rule of NEVER talking about Kid Sleep. I will accept the consequences of this mention, I felt it was important that you all know that it happened since my last post was basically how I was on the edge due to Cole's exhaustion.)
I may or may not have spent a good portion of the sermon day dreaming about where the lady behind me got her beautiful yellow purse, approximately how much it might have cost, and how I was going to smuggle $200 out of the grocery budget within the next few weeks to buy one exactly like it.
The good news is that the sermon was on how we are supposed to become more Christ-like through our lives and I am pretty sure JC would have LOVED this bag too so maybe I was just exploring a different side of Jesus?
Really, the bag is probably irrelevant because even if it were $20, I'm pretty sure it isn't sold at HEB, Costco or Target and those are the only retailers I foresee myself shopping at over the next few months since all shopping trips will include Aiden, Cole and Stella. Surprisingly, Costco is not the only store at which they can destroy your love of consumerism.
So, I didn't ask the woman with the bag and I'll probably thankfully never know. It is possible though that I just spent 45 minutes searching eBags.com to see if could locate a look alike. No luck on the yellow bag, but I was able to find about twenty other designer bags in the $300 price range that I think would look really good holding diapers and fruit snacks and the occasional five dollar bill.
It was actually a pretty sad 45 minutes. I felt a little desperate and a lot like I was wasting 45 minutes that I could be spending eating the huge box of chocolate covered caramel nut clusters I bought at Costco. So, I did what JC would do and shut the site down, grabbed the box of candy and am now writing to you.
My Mother sent me this picture she took with her phone last year at this time and thought you all would like to see what I was up to one year ago.
waiting for this to fall out...
Can't believe it's almost been a year. All those long days waiting by the cows for her to be born were rough, but I'm pretty sure she was worth it.
Discovering Stella could ride the tractor was a huge hit this weekend.
Also, discovering how to upload videos to my blog today has been Earth shattering, I'm sure you agree.
Please plan on viewing all sorts of crap my kids do in the coming weeks.
You are welcome.
P.S. Watching the Billboard Awards makes me feel old.
P.P.S. Don't you think I tied this post together nicely? Costco, Twitter, Church, Pregnancy, Stella, Tractors. Amen.
P.P.P.S Have a good week people!
*by favorite I mean food that we might eat and is available to purchase at Costco, or was packaged so nicely we couldn't not purchase it because we are a marketers dream.