Snippets #2 { 10.11.2011} Week in my Life – Monday

So that was a long title….yeah. Anyway, I waffled back and forth about participating in Adventuroo’s Week in Life project – it seemed like a big commitment and if I was going to do it, I wanted to do all 7 days or none at all.

In the end I decided it would be fun to participate but I’m going to do some things differently- I didn’t take any photos yesterday and I planned on this post this week anyway capturing some of the things Bun and I are into right now. So I’ll probably do some traditional posts for tuesday and thursday and maybe the rest of the day will be snippets like this or not…I’m not quite sure yet. But I’m committed to blogging the next 7 days in a row. Thats going to be a record

These Snippets are for the past 2 weeks

Me

*photo by Google Product Search

Reading-   A Life of Spice. I’ve really slacked off on reading this month because I’ve found my mojo on the interwebz lately. So I’ve been reading a lot of blog, and some photoshop tutes

*photo from AMC*

Watching: Breaking Bad is rocking my world right now! I can’t believe I almost gave up on that show. We have the season finale DVRed, but haven’t watch it yet. I ❤ Jesse so much!

Listening: 90s throwback. J and I recently watched the top 100 songs of the 2000s on VH1 while we were super wined up on a saturday night and it has brought back all these memories. So I’ve been playing some late 90s early 00s pop classics like “Since You’ve been gone” and “Mr. Brightside” and “Hey Ya” and dancing around with the kiddo

Wearing: Its fall! My favorite pair of jeans are out and I even rocked some black leggings last week.

*photo from Solo Lisa*

Wanting: These Rainboots  and a return of normal naptime for the Bun

Bun

*photo from Amazon*

Reading: Hooray for Fish. Bun really liked some of the books in the Maisy series so I checked this one out from the library since it was by the same authors. Oh, its been such a big hit that I think we might have to buy it. Its colorful and adorable and the words are so easy to say that he has most of it memorized

Watching: Have you heard of the Wonder Pets? They help baby animals and save the day. The show is cute but the entire song is sung and the theme song will forever be stuck in your head. Highly Highly annoying. It has taken over our lives-  Bun loves it though and asks for it constantly and even sings the theme song in the car.

Wearing: I’ve pulled out most of Bun’s fall clothes but I’m still trying to squeeze in some summer outfits for the warm afternoons, since I know it will be the last time he’ll ever wear them.

Playing: Closing doors is the most fun game in our house right now. He goes into rooms and shuts the door and then giggles and giggles. That and cars.

 

 

{Capture the Everyday} Books You Are Reading

I feel terrible that I had to skip the past few weeks of Melissa’s meme, but when I saw this week’s assignment, I knew I had to participate.

Capture the Everyday from Adventuroo

I have actually been reading quite a bit recently which is good because I didn’t read for the entire time I was pregnant and almost all of Bun’s first year. I just didn’t have the attention span or the energy and I was so focussed on my baby that the thought of being invested in characters or thoughts or opinions of anyone but my immediate family just seemed too overwhelming. I don’t think I even read the news for the first few months after Bun was born. But I picked it up again once Bun started having a predictable and stress free bed time and I had a good chunk of time to myself in the evenings. These are the three that I consider as read for this week.

The House at Riverton by Kate Morton:  I devoured this book in a day and a half. I loved all the characters, especially Grace and the book does such a fantastic job of evoking atmosphere that I would feel chills and goosebumps from it days later. I will admit that I love almost anything that has to do with the early 20th century in Britain, so I was predisposed to like it, but I think it is absolutely fabulous. I’m so glad I gave Kate Morton a second chance because I really didn’t care for The Forgotten Garden

Broken Glass Park: This is a memoir/autobiography/novel about a seventeen year old living in the Ghettos of Germany. I absolutely loved the first 2/3rd of the book. The end got a bit too surreal and almost got too melodramatic. This was a little different from what I normally read but I’m glad I branched out.

Organic Baby and Toddler Cookbook: Okay, so I haven’t read this from cover to cover, but I have been glancing through this over the week. All I have to say “Meh”