Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The fourth time is just as charming

Well, our not-so-little girl just had her hair cut for the FOURTH time for locks of love. She has now donated over 52 inches of her beautiful curly red hair. She's suffering a little more from this one, but I don't think EITHER of us will miss the morning detangling issue- matts, ratts and all!

Ava saw how pampered Kate was getting and wanted to know when SHE would get to sit in one of 'those' chairs. (poor deprived child has always had Mom or Grandma cut her hair- at home! **collective gasp**) I told her that if she let her hair grow out until it was long enough, she could donate her hair to locks of love (because I'm certainly not going to shell out $35 for a haircut that I can do for free).

Hope you enjoy the pictures. She's beautiful inside and out.

(The pictures show the before and after of cuts # 1, 3, and 4. We only have an after of cut #2 (forgot to bring the camera! oops!)

Saturday, July 10, 2010

How Joey turned into 4 Girls

Well, Scott and I knew this time was coming. I guess we just didn't prepare for it well enough.

Enoch came home from either church or Wednesday night activity and went right to work cleaning up his room, doing his Zone chores, being NICE...so, obviously, I realize he wants something. Turns out Joey invited him to see a movie this weekend, Friday to be exact. I told him I didn't mind as long as his chores were done and his talk was written for Sunday (he's speaking in Sacrament Meeting on the Atonement). Friday night rolled around, and everything was up to snuff...even snuffier than I required. So, after dinner I logged on to facebook, as I usually do, and see that there's another young lady from our church that's looking forward to going to the movies, as well. Coincident? I think NOT. I asked her where and what time, and of course, it's the same time and place that Enoch is going.

I turn to Enoch.."So, who's all going to see this movie?"

Enoch..."Ummmm..Joey just invited me....and (seeing who I'm talking to on facebook) maybe some other "kids" from church" --no eye contact, btw

Me: "And who would these other "people" be?"

Enoch: shifting from foot to foot...(y'know the pee-pee dance way)

Me: "How about ***** and *****" (some girls he may or may not have a crush on, names will remain nameless)

Enoch: "Oh, yeah. Well, uh, I guess...maybe....I don't exactly know who Joey invited."

Me: "Why don't you get on that little thing over there we call the telephone and find out who will all be there."

Enoch: "Uhhhh...do you have Joey's cell phone number" ....as if....

Me: "nope, but here's his Dad's cell phone, give him a call. Daddy and I decided that for this not to be a 'date' of any kind, there must be an adult present."

Enoch: "oooh. uhhhh. okay. ummmmmmm.."

Enoch finally got ahold of Joey, who informed him that his Dad, would indeed, be joining them. Good thing, too. Turns out that 'going to the movies with Joey' was 'going to the movies with 4 girls...oh yeah..and Joey'.

If this wouldn't have been such an amusing exchange (with Kate cheering Enoch on the whole time), I would have been more angry at him for purposely misleading us. As it turns out, it's just more fuel for my blogging fire.