Wordless Wednesday: I Totally Fit!


Potty Training Giveaway

We have been working on the potty training in our house veeeeeeery sloooooooooowly. I am a little envious of the moms for whom it is so easy or happened so quickly. But, I’m kind of happy with how it’s going with Lucy because I feel that once she is potty trained she really will no longer be my baby. And, I know that when she really decides to go for it, it probably will go fast for her.

We really only use a few brands of diapers and training pants for Lucy because of sale prices and/or coupons. Diapers are too expensive to buy without coupons! I’ve never tried Seventh Generation products for that very reason, but I like the fact that they are free & clear products that are supposed to provide great overnight protection.

Want to try out Seventh Generation diapers? Here’s your chance! One of my readers will win a pack of Seventh Generation diapers and a copy of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Please use the widget to enter, and remember that I do verify all entries. Good luck!

The product, information, and giveaway were provided by Seventh Generation through MyBlogSpark. I received the same gift pack as the winner for facilitating the giveaway.

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Monkeys and Dinosaurs

Joe had to work on Sunday, so after having lunch with him at the museum, Lucy and I loaded up and headed to Atlanta for a Family Day at Georgia Public Broadcasting. Lucy was super psyched to be meeting Curious George and Buddy from Dinosaur Train again.

I’m a nerd because I was pretty amazed at the number of satellite dishes behind the GPB building.



We were there super early and got a space right by the elevator. We took it down to the ground floor and were at GPB!




Since we were there so early, we got a head start on the crafts. There were plates to color, a dinosaur made out of a paper lunch bag, Super Why character masks and Curious George coloring sheets. Lucy was in heaven. She even ended up with two masks — Super Why and Alpha Pig.


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The event was part of the Children of Uganda tour, so at 3 p.m., we all headed into the auditorium for a show. The dancing was amazing. Lucy was enthralled.

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We headed out after 40 minutes because the seating wasn’t exactly kind to my arthritis. We hung out in the lobby, and it really ended up being a good thing that we didn’t sit through the entire thing because we got in line to see Buddy and Curious George before everyone else got out. We waited probably about 10 minutes after the characters came out. Lucy was beyond excited. All day she had been saying, “Buddy! Buddy!” My girl also cried when I had to drag her away from them. Everyone thought that was cute.



Sidenote: It is hard to get two characters who are completely different sizes in the same pictures. Just sayin’.

After we saw Buddy and George, we headed home. This pretty much sums up our trip:

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When we got home, Lucy showed her daddy her loot. Please pardon the rest of the mess on my floor. 🙂 I can’t keep anything straightened up with a toddler around!


We had a busy day, but it was fun getting to spend a little mommy/daughter time together.

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

Ok, so there weren’t lions and bears, but we certainly saw tigers and elephants last weekend.

We surprised Lucy and took her to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Atlanta. Lucy is obsessed with elephants and since Joe had the opportunity to get tickets, we jumped at the chance to take her.

Before the circus began, they opened up the floor and people could go down to watch the jugglers and trapeze artists. There were also clowns. Lucy was enthralled.



Lucy wasn’t 100 percent sure about the clown.


Our seats were about 16 rows back, which was awesome. I was a little worried about how she would do since she has a short attention span and we were out way past her bed time, but Lucy was enthralled the whole time. I was proud of her!











These Tongan warriors were insanely strong. Joe and I were blown away.




As I said before, Lucy was obsessed with elephants, so that was obviously her favorite part. She couldn’t get enough.






I loved the Tigers.



Lucy also had her first cotton candy. She wasn’t quite sure of it. It came with a hat that she also wasn’t sure of.




Every time we talk about the circus or Lucy sees pictures from it, she asks to go back. I guess we’ll probably take her the next time it’s in town!

Our No. 1 Counts to 10

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Another $25 Publix Gift Card Giveaway!

Are you guys getting tired of all this free grocery money?? I’m sure not!

Publix is currently running my FAVORITE promotion of the year — Italian Days! For two weeks, there are Italian products on sale — such as spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, salad dressing and Progresso products — and I ALWAYS stock up. In fact, last week, I got $63 worth of groceries and got PAID $4! Now, THAT is my kind of shopping. I need to stock up on some more black beans and get some more spaghetti sauce and salad dressing, which will create overage for me.

In addition to the great sales, you can also enter the Taste the Tradition Italian Days Sweepstakes for a chance to be 1 of 500 shoppers that will win a $100 Publix® gift card, sponsored by General Mills. There are three ways to enter:

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  • Mail — Print and mail your complete contact information (Full Name/address/zip code/phone #) to 2012 Italian Days Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 44257, Atlanta, Georgia 30336.
  • Now, for the fun part. General Mills through MyBlogSpark is giving one of my readers a $25 Publix gift card. Use the Rafflecopter widget to enter, and remember, I check all entries. Good luck!

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