It was a lovely afternoon. I was making some fococcia in the kitchen. The girls were off playing somewhere. Gwenie came down with makeup all over her face. I just thought, "Oh man, another mess to clean up." Then Gwenie came to me and said, "I cut Rozzy's hair, Mommy!" Me: "What?" Then I saw Rozzy, walking to me, crying, with chunks of hair falling from her head. "Gwenie!!!!! Go to your room!!" This is the horror that I came across in the moments following(while bawling my eyes out):
The girls' hair was getting a bit long. Not too long to do anything with, but the opposite problem. I was having to do something with their hair all the time so that it wouldn't look messy. I gave them a bath one night and decided to do the big chop!!! But first, let us enjoy what they once had.
I promise the haircut idea didn't make this face.
Rozzy's hair before the big CHOP!
Rozzy, it will all be okay, I promise!!
Are you ready, Gwenie?
You look ready to me!
(Not pictured: Duncan. Because he was lame and changed out of his church clothes too soon and said that pictures were boring)
I love cutting hair!! Now I have live-in female clients!!
We got lots and lots of snow. The kids wanted to build a snowman and have a snowball fight, so Mark went out with them and took care of all that.
Her drug of choice is Crystal Meth.
Christmas lights at the Smith house.
Snowball fight! Take that Snowman!!
I have no idea what this picture is about or why I posted it. Hmmm.
Our Christmas tree would never get hit by a car, it is so reflective!!
Santa came!! Boo yah!!!
Ah yes, Christmas in a packed house.
Last night's sleep did wonders for Gwenie's looks!!
Gwenie filled her diaper to the brim, hence the pantsless legs. Let the Christmas morning chaos begin!!
Mark, I just want to thank you for this lovely picture of me on Christmas morning. Somehow I managed to look angry and 300lbs. all at once!! Go me!! This picture is clickable, so click away!!
This is one of the few moments that Duncan expressed happiness during present opening.
She don't need no stinkin' presents. She got candy yo!
Story about this: Christmas Eve I still had to get a few things. I went to TJ Maxx to see what they had. Gwenie kept saying she had to look for something. Then she apparently found it. "Mommy! I found my princess blocks!!" Me: "No, Gwenie that's not...wha?" I look at the price tag "Heck yeah it is!" And I tossed it into the cart.
The party joined us for Christmas Eve and Christmas. We had ham and good junk the first night, then deli trays(by me) the next night. It was a jolly time and we spoke in Russian and British accents most of the time. We are DeShazers, it's just what we do.
Yay!! I am all caught up. Look back to see if there are any you've missed. I posted quite a few today.
I am a Colorado girl who met and married a Utah man in July 2003. We live in Utah with our 7 beautiful children: Duncan(12), Liam(11), Gwendolyn(9), Rosaline(8), Alastair(6), and Briony (3), Felicity(3 m). I am sure there are more babies coming for us in the future. I guess you'll just have to read along and find out!