Yesterday, we went to soccer and then we came home. Momma asked if Daddy could go shopping while she made dinner.
When we got home, Daddy asked if I wanted to go shopping with him. I said yes. Adrian wanted to go to. Daddy said that you got to go last time and it’s Audrey’s turn.
I hoped (and I thought) that we were going to get my ears pierced so I got an elastic and pulled my hair back. We went to Claire’s and we got my ears pierced!
Daddy said, “She wants her ears pierced!” The lady who worked there took some earrings that I could pick from. I picked some little diamond earrings. They are very very pretty. When I was looking at the earrings she said, “the older you are, the more it hurts”. I am glad I wasn’t a hundred when I got them done!
She washed her hands and put some gloves on. Then she cleaned my ears and she took a marker and marked my ears. She asked Daddy if it was even. Daddy said to move a little bit this way. We kept having to move where the mark was because she thought it was either her or the shape of my ears, but she could not get them to look right.
The last time she did it and it worked! Then she took a machine and Andrea said it was a big machine. She put it where the marker was and then she pushed the button and the earring pushed my ear and it hurted a little bit. Then it connected to the back. Then she did it again to my other ear.
We went shopping. Then we got home and surprised everybody.Â I wasÂ holding where my earrings were so Momma would not see and it would be a surprise.
We went to the petting zoo. There were horses and two kangaroos. We saw a peacock. We had lots and lots of fun. We got some food for the animals on the ground. We fed the animals. I don’t have a favorite, but I liked them all.
Today is my birthday, and Adrian said “happy birthday” to me about a dozen times and I like that!
We had a soccer game this morning. We did good. We had fun.
We are going to have pepperoni pizza or ham and pineapple pizza. I have a chocolate cake with vanilla frosting and ice cream. Andrea, Mark and Adrian are decorating my cake. I don’t know what it looks like. They gave me some purple frosting. It tastes go-oo–od!
I like horses. So Momma took us to see some horse statues in Lexington.
Auntie Angelique asked if Andrea and I could come over and spend the night. We made some pizza and had cheese sandwiches with crackers instead of bread. We watched Parent Trap (with Haley Mills).Â My friend Ianna came over too.
We all slept together in a big bed. Uncle Sam had to read The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe because we had trouble getting to sleep.
I woke up and then I took a shower. Then we ate breakfast, bread and eggs and BACON! Then it was time to go.
It was FUN! Fun, Fun, fun, fun, fun, fun, fun, fun!
I like Cheerios. I prefer regular, but I like Honey Nut Cheerios too. They are my favorite breakfast cereal. I have liked them since I was little. Here is a story from when I was little.
By Audrey, age 3 (26 September 2007)
I put the Cheerios in the bowl. Five bowls from downstairs. I come upstairs with the bowls. I put some Cheerios in there. A lot of Cheerios!
I ran away with them. I was going to MacDonalds. I ran away again. Then I ran away lots of times. I ran some moreâ€¦Some Cheerios ran away too with me. I hold the Cheerios and ran away with them to MacDonalds.
Momma saw me. Momma take a picture. â€œCome over here! No, Donâ€™t get no more Cheerios and run away with them. With lots and lots of Cheerios.â€ Momma put them in the box and put the Cheerios away.
I told Mark, “can you help me ride Andrea’s bike?” So he did! He helped me, he holded me and then he ran with me and let go. I rode for a little bit and fell.
Then I ran inside,”Mom Mom! I rode Andea’s bike!” Momma said, “without me seeing?” She said, “no way! You can’t ride it!”
Then Momma got some brownies ready–she made them yesterday without us knowing–and said they were to celebrate.
Then I showed Mommy. She let me ride on the road. I shouted, “Zoooommmm”. She took pictures. Momma was surprised, because this was the first time someone helped me to learn. When Mommy watched, I had to turn. With trees in the way, I crashed into them. I did not get hurt, Yippee! Then I ate my brownie! It was good.
I liked riding Andrea’s bike. I liked surprising Mom. She was very surprised. I want to get my training wheels off and ride some more!
Today we went to Nature Nuts and learned about groundhogs. Groundhogs are also called woodchucks, whistling pigs and marmots.
Groundhogs eat lots and lots before winter.Â Then they make a hole, get in their hole, plug up their nest and the hole, and then they go to sleep.Â And they snore like this “ashoo, ashooo.”Â Their body temperature goes down really low.Â How long does it go to?Â (Momma remembered that Miss Krista said about 37 degrees Fahrenheit).
We made a fun goody, learned a new song, and pretended we were groundhogs. We learned that “Punxsutawney Phil” jumped out of his hole and when he saw his shadow, said “Winter’s not over for six more weeks!”
Here is a fun treat to make.Â Bake your favorite cupcake and frost it with vanilla icing.Â Cut a hole in the cupcake and stick in a small Almond Joy candy bar. Sprinkle with crushed Oreo Cookie “mud”.Â Decorate with mini M&M’s.Â Share with your family!
We learned this song–Here’s a Little Groundhog (to the tune of “I’m a Little Teapot”)
Here’s a little groundhog, furry and brown,
He’s popping up to look around.
If he sees his shadow, down he’ll go.
Then six more weeks of winter – Oh No!!
I hope you like winter!Â I like winter very very much!
Today, I lost my tooth!Â Daddy pulled it out after breakfast.Â It did not really hurt, but I felt it pull.Â I am glad it is out.Â Momma noticed when my tooth came out, the other front tooth seperated from another tooth, so I have two gaps in the front of my mouth!
I am going to give it to the toothfairy.Â I will put my tooth in a little matchbox, and put it under my pillow. She will give me something in the matchbox while I sleep.
We had a caterpillar. He was in a J.Â That’s how you know they are getting ready to make their chrysalis.Â Then they get straight, then they start getting green stuff on them if you are raising Monarchs.Â Then they will wiggling, trying to get their skin off–their old skin off. Most caterpillars will be okay and will hang safely.Â But sometimes they will fall.
If they land hard, they will die.Â If they land softly, they may not.Â We had a caterpillar who fell while making his chrysalis.Â I felt sad.Â Today, I feel sad because one of our caterpillars got sick and died.Â He was not making his chrysalis.Â We don’t know why he died.
I am thankful that “Georgie” was not in that cage.Â We had moved him into the butterfly cage because he was starting to eat a lot.Â Now he getting ready to make his web.Â Then the next day he will be in a J.
I am thankful that he was not in with the little caterpillar.Â We have a tiny tiny little caterpillar and I am glad he did not get sick.Â We have three more caterpillars and they are done for this year.
They are going to go over to Mexico soon!Â If you keep them in a house that you keep hot, and you feed them, that is okay.Â It would be fun to keep a butterfly in the house over winter.