to jot down the silly stuff kids say....
I found a large canning jar
and placed it near a colorful note pad.
Anytime the kids or we tossed out something funny,
we made a point of writing it down...
The idea was that after a whole year
of collecting these crack up moments,
they would be read aloud on New Year's Eve...
So, over some Eli's Cheesecake for dessert,
we read what we had noted over the year...
Here are some of the favorites...
Jack: "Sunny side up eggs that you flip over are called
"Nite Time Eggs, Mom!"
Mom: "Jack is standing next to Michael Jordan
at the Ryder Cup!"
Kate: "Who is Michael Jordan?"
Jack: "If you two don't stop kissing,
I am going to vomit my organs out!"
"How was your first CCD, Kate?"
Kate: "Good, they told us about how Jesus was killed."
Kate: "It's okay to have red warts, Mom.
Witches have the black warts."
Kate, mad at Jack, "I wish he lived in the suburbs,
in my eye sometimes..."
Lori: "It's not like sighting Bigfoot;
It's there ALL the time!"
Mom: "Kate, if you were a snack food,
what would you be?"
Kate: "A HoHo..."
Mom: "This bread tastes like Heaven!"
Kate: "No, it doesn't!
Heaven doesn't taste like anything!"
Kate: "Kids who do graffiti go to Juvie..."
Jack: "Valentines Day is for fools!"
Kate: "When you make my oatmeal,
don't put any food in it..."
Jack: "English and Canadian."
Jack: "Spinach is a little kid nightmare!"
Dad: "What's in the woods over there?"
Jack: "No, Crops, well it could be crap.
Actually, that little girl just took a crap in the woods."
(Conversation while camping this summer...)
Mom: "We are going to a Honey Boo Boo redneck party."
Jack: "How are you going to dress up
with red necks and pimples?"
Kate: "When you get a brain freeze, touch your tongue
to the ceiling of your mouth."
Kate, after the block party,
"Holy Schneikies, that was a good party!"
Lori, complaining about her blog,
"I have the Pong of blogs!"
And the last one.....
Jack, looking at his cornmeal pancakes,
"Cornmeal isn't supposed to have CORN in it!
We loved reading the notes collected over the year