Thursday, February 26, 2009

MOPS Marketplace - Feb. 09

ISO to buy or borrow - Sit N Stand Stroller for a trip we will be making in April -Sherri

ISO - Harp, Cello, or Upright Bass. Can be vintage, antique, old, even broken/missing strings! -Jo

For Sale - Bassinet $50 -Carolina

For Sale - 13 1/2 inch wine rack that holds 3 bottles. I bought this on Ebay for $14, only to discover that it is about 1 inch too tall for the shelf above my cabinet. But I'm sure it will be very happy in one of your kitchens, for $10 OBO. See picture below. -Jo

For Sale - Hippo walker -> the kind you can sit and ride on or pull up and push and walk with. Free or your choice donation to MOPS. -Mikala

For Borrow - Exersaucer: Red, 7 yrs old, clean and ready to be used. -Mikala

For all Marketplace items you may contact the person who has posted directly if you are part of our group and you have their contact information in the directory. If you are not part of our group or do not have contact info, please comment here on the blog or email me directly at carlypray @ (without the spaces) to buy from or post a listing to our group.

Reminder - Maternity Clothing Drive at Bellybou

Hi Mamas! Just a reminder that at tomorrow's meeting you can bring any maternity clothes that you are ready to part with. The clothes will be donated to the pregnant women who live at the Love Them Both house that we support at Creekside. If you bring your clothes directly to Bellybou, you can get a discount on your purchases tomorrow. Thanks to all who decide to contribute! -Carly

Friday, February 13, 2009

Ways that we like to love on our...

-Say things like "I love being your mom"
-Each child has a special nickname
-Sing the song "My Girl(s)" using my daughters' names
-My child makes me smile and laugh
-I tell my daughter "I love you!" and she always responds "I love you more mommy!"
-"Family kiss time" All three of us kiss at the same time.
-Make up songs about how much I love him with my son.
-At the end of the day, I like to tell my son, "My favorite part of the day with you today was..."

-Say things like "I love being your wife"
-Sit after the kids are asleep and east an adult snack (like brie & crackers and wine)
-Leave notes to each other each day
-Call my man throughout the day to just say "I love you"
-Surprise him with an "It's all about you!" evening, full of his favorite things


Saturday, February 7, 2009

Lakeshore Free Crafts for Kids Schedule - Feb/March 2009

Every Saturday from 11:00 - 3:00 at Lakeshore Learning Store (the teacher supply store over at 1850 Douglas Blvd, near TJMaxx) there is a free event for kids ages 3+. No reservations necessary. The craft shedule is below:

Feb. 14 - Presidents' Day Hat
Feb. 21 - Monster Puppets
Feb. 28 - My Animal Journal
Mar. 7 - Air, Land, and Sea Collage
Mar. 14 - Leprechaun Wand
Mar. 21 - Colorful Kite
Mar. 28 - Royal Crowns

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Next meeting - FEB 13th

Our next meeting is next week, Feb 13th. January had 5 Fridays this year, so there is an extra week in between meetings this time. No meeting tomorrow... See you next week!!