Friday, December 31, 2010

Tweet! Tweet! December 2010

Ringing in the new year with raspberry vodka, fresh pineapple juice and club soda (and a raging bonfire!) #2011 http://plixi.com/p/67070167 Friday, December 31, 2010 9:10:35 PM via ÜberTwitter

I could be in a fancy dress at a fancy party, but I'm happily sitting on the deck at the Lake House watching fireworks with my hubby. #2011 Friday, December 31, 2010 9:04:32 PM via ÜberTwitter

Fireworks are a lot like gambling. Expensive, dangerous, quick, bright lights, noise, then nothing. #2011 Friday, December 31, 2010 8:52:40 PM via ÜberTwitter

Crashed so hard she cracked and dented her helmet! http://plixi.com/p/67010238 Friday, December 31, 2010 5:32:48 PM via ÜberTwitter

Maddie (6): "We found a bug!" (Followed by lots of banging noises) "We squished it and buried it in the carpet!" Friday, December 31, 2010 3:54:59 PM via ÜberTwitter

Running on fumes. Send gasoline. Wednesday, December 29, 2010 5:37:56 PM via ÜberTwitter
RT @mexatua: It is not wanting to win that makes you a winner; it is refusing to fail.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 11:28:23 AM via ÜberTwitter

Me too! RT @CindyDSullivan: I am not short....I am fun sized! Tuesday, December 28, 2010 9:08:32 PM via ÜberTwitter

At #Lakers vs #Spurs game. I'm not in 3rd row this time. Instead of asking if I want a drink, usher asked if I had guns or knifes in my bag. Tuesday, December 28, 2010 7:47:02 PM via ÜberTwitter

RT @LeadToday If you don't like the way 2010 has turned out then remember, it's YOU that must do something different in 2011. Monday, December 27, 2010 8:14:08 PM via Twitterrific

you still have almost a week to make amazing things happen for your 2010 - don't stop now. RT @barefoot_exec Monday, December 27, 2010 9:06:24 AM via Twitterrific

The problem is that new stuff doesn't yet have a spot RT @AmyDoubleYou Is there any house dirtier than the Day After Christmas house? No. Sunday, December 26, 2010 9:16:43 PM via Twitterrific

Merry Christmas! RT @BrookDMatthews Merry Christmas Hammers! You guys amaze me.

Looking forward to celebrating with you all in AZ. Saturday, December 25, 2010 7:41:13 PM via Twitterrific

Old people's houses are, um....dusty. (That was me trying to be polite). Friday, December 24, 2010 3:37:48 PM via ÜberTwitter

I just spent the last two hours skateboarding up and down the street. It totally counts as my cardio for the day. I rocked it! #skateordie Friday, December 24, 2010 3:16:27 PM via ÜberTwitter

Brooke (3) just ate FIVE pancakes, an egg, and piece of bacon. She washed it down with a large OJ. Diners rock! Friday, December 24, 2010 12:41:19 PM via ÜberTwitter

“I just like to smile. Smiling's my favorite.” - Buddy the Elf Friday, December 24, 2010 8:33:45 AM via ÜberTwitter

MUST-watch: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on why we don't have many women in C-level positions. http://ht.ly/3tlAL Wednesday, December 22, 2010 1:50:40 PM via HootSuite

I got some very interesting advice: "Lower your expectations of other people" to find more joy and avoid disappointment. Good idea? Thursday, December 23, 2010 9:54:29 PM via web

RT @ihackinjosh: Dear kids, There is NO Santa Claus. Those presents are from your parents. "With love, WikiLeaks" Thursday, December 23, 2010 1:22:23 PM via ÜberTwitter

My husband has no idea how double sided tape works. #christmaspresents #fail Wednesday, December 22, 2010 9:59:42 PM via ÜberTwitter

Reversing my car into the garage is a terror inducing task. I nearly have a heart attack each time I do it. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:08:04 PM via ÜberTwitter

RT @BreakingNews Obama signs repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy, gays and lesbians can serve openly http://on.msnbc.com/gcM0oC Wednesday, December 22, 2010 1:01:21 PM via Twitterrific

RT @DalaiLama cultivating positive mental states like kindness and compassion leads to better psychological health and happiness. Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:38:45 PM via Twitterrific

A customer just emailed me about this cool new Internet thing called "Twitter." In his defense, he's old. #Twitter @ev Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:35:56 PM via Twitterrific

A letter to my six year old daughter: http://maddiethegirl.blogspot.com/ Monday, December 20, 2010 9:13:56 PM via Twitterrific

I showed Maddie (6) how to use a new iPad Math app. Now, she's teaching her sister (3) how to add. #sisters Sunday, December 19, 2010 5:30:27 PM via ÜberTwitter

Oat bars with chocolate, walnuts, and homemade carmel sauce! RT @Cooking_Light Any Sunday afternoon bakers out there? What's in the oven? Sunday, December 19, 2010 4:31:33 PM via Twitterrific

Obama: "It is disappointing that common sense did not prevail today. But my administration will not give up on the DREAM Act." RT @aterkel Saturday, December 18, 2010 7:49:24 PM via Twitterrific

RT @ActuallyNPH Don't Ask, Don't Tell REPEALED! So proud of Congress for making the right decision. Now all soldiers can serve w/integrity. Saturday, December 18, 2010 6:06:05 PM via ÜberTwitter

Our first family volunteering event @heb Feast of Sharing. http://plixi.com/p/63779985 Saturday, December 18, 2010 11:51:30 AM via ÜberTwitter

Another reason to go veg! RT @YahooNewsUpshot Undercover investigation of Smithfield Foods reveals factory farm horrors: http://ow.ly/1av7di Friday, December 17, 2010 7:43:16 PM via Twitterrific

Looooong, but very fun day. Friday, December 17, 2010 7:22:31 PM via Twitterrific

Six year old. http://plixi.com/p/63594706 Friday, December 17, 2010 5:05:20 PM via ÜberTwitter

My baby girl turns SIX YEARS OLD today. In related news, her feet are huge! Friday, December 17, 2010 7:09:15 AM via ÜberTwitter

Maddie picked McD's for her bday dinner tomorrow, and I suggested "somewhere nicer" so she picked Whataburger instead. Thursday, December 16, 2010 9:55:39 PM via ÜberTwitter

More kids are turning vegetarian. Are yours? http://su.pr/2xxPKi #parenting Thursday, December 16, 2010 10:28:58 AM via Su.pr Retweeted by you and 1 other

My husband just demonstrated his power work negotiating skills. He's a master! Wednesday, December 15, 2010 5:25:11 PM via ÜberTwitter

Maddie performed the "Polar Express" with 100 of her fellow Kindergarteners today. She rocked it! I shed a proud mama tear. Wednesday, December 15, 2010 11:39:11 AM via ÜberTwitter

Maddie and I made paper dolls. It took 3 tries but we did it! #youtubecanteachyouanything Tuesday, December 14, 2010 7:30:52 PM via ÜberTwitter

Maddie's 1st criticism (but likely not the last) of my appearance: "Mom, you look weird in that leather jacket." Monday, December 13, 2010 5:26:57 PM via ÜberTwitter

Just barely avoided a head on collision with a guy driving on the wrong side of highway intersection! #heartattackcity Monday, December 13, 2010 3:20:52 PM via ÜberTwitter


Whether you have a positive or negative attitude is completely your choice and it's a mighty important choice at that. Sunday, December 12, 2010 5:15:02 PM via HootSuite

Mine too! RT @Buns_In_My_Oven Mine too! :) RT @BridgetBarnlund: my husband is pretty darn spectacular!... Sunday, December 12, 2010 10:03:47 AM via Twitterrific

Maddie's birthday party was a success, and I'm exhausted. Saturday, December 11, 2010 5:25:05 PM via Twitterrific

@AngryJulie I'd love to see a pic of a leg lamp in your window. My husband would love one too, and display it with pride. Friday, December 10, 2010 9:57:06 PM via Twitterrific in reply to AngryJulie

Tomorrow is Maddie's 6th B-Day party. We'll be painting pottery. It's better than one of those bouncy places! Friday, December 10, 2010 9:46:53 PM via Twitterrific

While in the middle of a run today, I thought of you @cindydsullivan, and ran back home to put on a stronger SPF. See you at NSM! Friday, December 10, 2010 3:27:35 PM via Twitterrific

Do you know how many hot water heaters you have in your house? I didn't know until they both leaked: http://maddiethegirl.blogspot.com/ Friday, December 10, 2010 1:58:01 PM via Twitterrific

My daughter could be Renesmee! #breakingdawn #twilight http://maddiethegirl.blogspot.com/2010/12/renesmee.html Thursday, December 09, 2010 8:24:36 PM via Twitterrific

An EXCELLENT article for families! RT @WebMD: 7 Secrets of Low-Stress Families http://bit.ly/bevAc1 Thursday, December 09, 2010 2:26:06 PM via Twitterrific

Much thx to my dad who taught me how to turn off the various pipes & main water supply 20 yrs ago. Life skills, they r handy in emergencies! Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:20:19 AM via Twitterrific


I have TWO leaky water heaters. Was it mean of me to tell my plumber that Christmas is cancelled because he's charging me $2,000? Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:13:17 AM via Twitterrific

My house is falling apart. I think I have a hex. Send sage. Thursday, December 09, 2010 9:08:25 AM via Twitterrific

What do you think the kids will rather have for Xmas: a new hot water heater OR toys? Thursday, December 09, 2010 7:24:58 AM via ÜberTwitter


Damn hot water heater is leaking. Also, it's in the attic! Apparently our home designer has never heard of a concept called GRAVITY. Wednesday, December 08, 2010 10:15:11 PM via ÜberTwitter


This is the 2nd day in a row that I've fed my kids bread with peanut butter for dinner. #motheroftheyear Wednesday, December 08, 2010 6:42:07 PM via ÜberTwitter

I think Brooke (3) can read. Perhaps it's a fluke, but I'm shocked! Tuesday, December 07, 2010 6:22:55 PM via ÜberTwitter


A VERY personal message from Santa. If you're a parent, you MUST do this! http://t.co/WPBDaZr Monday, December 06, 2010 11:00:21 PM via Tweet Button

I want to go back to the old days when the purpose of having kids was to get help with doing chores. Today kids are good for nothing! Monday, December 06, 2010 7:02:32 PM via ÜberTwitter


It's sorta cute that Zak still prints out Yahoo maps for directions even though we both have GPS in our cell and an actual GPS device. Sunday, December 05, 2010 4:45:43 PM via ÜberTwitter

Me: "We need to stop by the pharmacy before we go home." Brooke: "Yea! We get to go to a FARM!" 2:33 PM Dec 5th, 2010 via ÜberTwitter


Maddie lost another (#7) tooth tonight and wrote a note to the tooth fairy asking for $10. It's in Spanglish! http://plixi.com/p/61062166 10:20 PM Dec 4th, 2010 via ÜberTwitter

Chips and cake for dinner! 7:48 PM Dec 4th, 2010 via ÜberTwitter

@GinakBrown I keep Maddie's baby teeth hidden in a drawer in a baggie. It's actually kinda gross to look at them! 9:43 AM Dec 4th, 2010 via Twitterrific in reply to GinakBrown

Tip: Give your kids the benefit of your singular focus. Wrap up your work so you can enjoy the weekend. #parenting RT @carlayoung 9:28 AM Dec 4th, 2010 via Twitterrific

Oh so much to tweet about, but sadly I can't. Good thing nobody reads me anyway! 9:52 AM Dec 3rd, 2010 via ÜberTwitter

Zak gave me the best compliment, "you're not very good at getting food in a drive-thru." because I rarely do it! 8:12 PM Dec 2nd, 2010 via Twitterrific
@johncornyn Please put party politics aside and do what's right for Texas--vote to pass the Dream Act. Texas children deserve it! 5:00 PM Dec 1st, 2010 via web

If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job. - Malcolm Forbes 3:10 PM Dec 1st, 2010 via HootSuite Retweeted by you and 21 others

There is no mistake that Brooke (3) is a native Texan with her developing southern accent and a "yee-haw" when she's having fun. 8:17 AM Dec 1st, 2010 via ÜberTwitter

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