Wednesday, January 28, 2009

LA's first 'real' snow venture!

LA and Dadda got out in the snow this evening for about 20 minutes. They had a blast!

Mush! Mush!

LA's favorite! "AGAIN! AGAIN!"

LOVE our backyard!

...before dinner LA is looking pretty beat from the expedition

snowed in

Amos and I are home with the boys due to the beautiful snow. I love being snowed in! Where I grew up we used to get 20 inches or more at a time from lake affect snow. I miss that! So today is quite a treat being snowed in with the family. We are getting bundled up and taking LA out to play after Amos's work day ends! Have a wonderful day!

Watching Dada shovel outside

..for two hours to no avail. Good times!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

the boys at bathtime

Turning My Back on the AFC (at least this weekend)

It's not because of some great disdain for Big Ben. It's not that I really loathe the Steelers (though I do when our Colts play them). In fact, I truly enjoy watching Pittsburgh's strong safety, Troy Polamalu, pick apart an offense. Almost as much as I enjoy Bob Sanders do the same (when he's not injured! He played half the games this year?). Bob's actually two inches shorter, more muscular and probably a bit quicker than Troy. But, I digress...

I'm a Kurt Warner fan. Always have been. And, by always I mean since he took the Rams to Superbowl 34 and led them to victory in as nearly a perfect game as any QB could play. He threw for 414 yards against a talented Titans defense that year. Incredible.

But, not as incredible as his commitment to life off the field. Check out some of the projects his organization is doing right now. And, read through this note on Snopes in response to a widely circulated email forward regarding Kurt and his wife Brenda.

In addition to cheering for that guy. This Sunday brings us a truly remarkable underdog story. The Cardinals haven't ever made it to a Super Bowl. The Steeler Nation has had its day. Been around since 1933 and this marks their 7th visit to the Championship. They've claimed 5 of them. Move over. And, don't underestimate the Cardinals. Everyone else has this year.

Go Cardinals! Sorry Foust.
- Mr Blonde

Monday, January 26, 2009

Giveaway: Pair of Eleven Fall 2008 collection shoes!

Hello Bloggy Giveaway Carnival peeps!! I have such a great product to share with you!! Thanks for stopping by!
Eleven has launched their fabulous Fall 2008 collection. These shoes are innovative and fresh. They have a pair for every occasion and every style. They even added 2 new sizes to accommodate children up to 8 years old. Their sizes range from 9-3.

Co-founder and creative designer, Nancy Coronado says, “Our shoes are different. Our Pacific Northwest designs are independent and quirky, but always with an eye on making classic, functional shoes. We make our shoes for the little travelers who make every day a journey.”

I totally agree! We scored a great pair of boots for LA to try out. They are QUALITY, innovative, funky, adorable and easy for LA put on. The sole is so flexible. He started running around in them as soon as we put them on. They are so unique, unlike any other pair of shoes we have owned. I have such a hard time finding classic designs for boys. Having a fashion design background...when I saw their designs I totally fell in love with the whole line. The girl's collection is incredible as well. It's a good thing I don't have a girl yet, because it would be so hard to choose just one pair. This company is spot on with their classic vintage designs for the fall.

Buy a pair:
Eleven’s fall/winter 2008 collection will retail from $54 to $58.

Win a pair:
Eleven has graciously agreed to giveaway 1 pair of shoes. The winner will get to choose their favorite pair and size from the Fall 08 collection. Head over to Eleven and let me know what pair of shoes you must win and just love! Be sure to leave your email in your comment.

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