Saturday, August 28, 2010

Extreme Baby Feeding: A Chest's Worth

My wife apparently has a very valuable chest. Our babies have battled with a dairy sensitivity.  This has caused an increase in grocery bills since she had to eat food that wouldn't normally come in the house (seriously, a half gallon of almond milk costs $3.28 where we live!).  Now assuming we had formula fed the girls we would have had to go for a hypoallergenic formula like Similac Alimentum at 129.99 for a case of six cans.
  • Those 6 cans would have lasted us about a week if we were lucky. So, we would have spent $649.95 per month on formula 
  • One year worth of formula would have cost us $7794.40.


I am not going to complain about this seeing as the formula costs per month are MORE than our excess per month. So if my wife is going to save money this way then I shan't complain.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Future Profession: Mozart

Apparently Aeralind is an aspiring Pianist and wishes to become more well known than Mozart.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Dragons and Teeth

Derek, you make Dragons.
Honey, you made them to.
No, I only gestated them.

Daddy, I think Aeralind is getting a tooth. She is chewing on the bed frame.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Future Profession: Gravity Tester

Bronwyn is certainly the inquisitive type. She is currently testing whether or not gravity will always work. Or maybe she is judging the velocity of objects relative to their weight when dropped from a certain height.

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Monday, August 16, 2010

Weird questions or statements.

Daddy, there is a standing, banging platypus behind you.
Honey, there is a jackrabbit upstairs, or is it the invisible squirrel?
Honey, what would you do if their was a mammoth in the backyard?

I do seriously love my wife and it is these random questions that are one of the many things I love about her.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

A New Prohibition: No More Yellow and Black striped Insects

Yesterday we were enjoying a pleasant day in the park. Upon seeing a bench we thought we would sit for a while as the twins were starting to get hungry. Unfortunately shortly after we sat down we were suddenly and viciously assaulted by none other than a swarm of Yellow Jackets. We did nothing to provoke them, they just attacked us. We quickly fled the area but unfortunately they managed to land several hits on us. Somehow Bronwyn managed to use Hide In Plain Sight and avoided ALL attacks on her. Dear Aeralind got hit 3 times but she was a trooper and did not show her fear or pain. I partly wonder if this was a plot by team pink to attack us and if it was, it is very bad form on their part.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Pink Attacks...

After seeing that attacking my car was useless, the wind and rain removed it rather quickly, pink decided to do something far more insidious. They dolled the girls up in pink and then did a cuteness attack on me, while I was laying down. I tried to fend them off but apparently they have a super high crit chance with a cuteness stun. Sadly, I was defeated for a moment but I was able to rise again. Take that pink.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

A girl and her Screwdriver

Daddy, I haven't had snuggle with you time with you yet. I will bring my own screwdriver. (Said while sitting under my desk chair while holding said screwdriver.)

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Weddings..... OR NOT!!!!!

This weekend is the tax free weekend here in South Carolina. When I asked my wife what we should do, she suggested that the girls could buy some wedding dresses. Unsure of who they thought they would marry, I had to lock them up.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Unapproved Suitor

My daughters having a unapproved date with two boys. Sigh, what must I do to get them to go through proper channels to have a date with my daughters. It is especially hard when others conspire against me to ruin any suitor defense plan I may try to come up with.
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Monday, August 2, 2010

Chores: To do or not to do.

Melissa and I devised a way to inspire us doing work around the house, a small reimbursement. After dutifully compiling our lists on a sheet of paper we had the misfortune of leaving them in reach of the twins. The girls decided that apparently I do not need to do any chores, or maybe they were offering to do them for me. Mine is the shredded note, Melissa's is the still intact one.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Pink Attacks...

After many humiliating defeats pink finally attempted a counterattack, albeit a very weak one. Since they couldn't win outside the house the conspired with the wind, rain, and a tree to coat my car in pink. Driving once though cleaned out the foul infestation and my car is once again clean.