Thursday, July 23, 2009


We went to Cici's Pizza last night for a buffet dinner. For those of you who aren't familiar with the Cici's dining experience, it can only be explained as an affront to Italian epicureans everywhere. The girls loved it. Claire ate approximately 4 pieces of pizza (four!), plus a brownie. Her favorite was the macaroni and cheese pizza. You should have seen the look on her face when she figured out she could have two of her favorite meals put together into one entree. Kate also made several trips to the endless buffet. Not bad considering I didn't have to pay for either of them (children 3 and under ate for free). The girl behind the register might have raised an eyebrow when I told her the children were under 4 years old. Kate's 43" might have something to do with that.

Luke laughed today. Is there anything better than baby giggles? Love.

He is also arching his back so that he almost rolls over to his belly. This I do not love. He needs to stay immobile longer! He almost worked his way out of the bouncy chair the other day, and he is not in the same position when I get him up from his naps. Time to use the seat belt functions on all baby contraptions now. Damn.

Claire has had a cold for the past week that has made her voice hoarse. She sounds like she's been smoking a pack a day since she was born. It's so sad, but so cute.

Kate has told me several times over the past few days that she has "beautiful blonde hair", which she "loves". Vanity starts early in this household.

Also, she told me today that she needs to "follow her heart". I had to ask her to repeat herself, as I wasn't sure I had heard her correctly. She looked at me in all seriousness and said, "like in Cinderella, Mom." Perhaps it's time to lay off the Disney fairytales.


Elizabeth said...

My only reaction to all of the wonderful tidbits in your post was to feel sick to my stomach at the mere mention of Cici's.

I totally laughed at Kate's comment about following her heart and am curious about the context. I just read a adorably-illustrated children's book, where the main idea is for kids to "follow their heart." This idea mystifies me. Do we really want preschools to follow their hearts? That would be pretty scary.

Carrie said...

Yes, I could easily never visit a Cici's again after only one visit a couple years ago.
Would love to hear how the family visit is going.
And, please give answers to the name the baby blog!

Katie said...

Ugh. STupid ass disney is RUINING my daughter. She is obsessed with looking "beautiful" and if you tell her something is cute or pretty she says, "NO. BEAUTIFUL." BARF!!!!

Hilarious tidbits. Didn't realize the youngsters eat for free at Cici's. Never been there, but hey! Might just be worth it for that!