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Dec
28
2012

We’re in Memphis visiting my sister and her family. The temperature is about 6 degrees warmer than New York so obviously we are applying a boatload of sunscreen.

Both my parents are here which is fun because I get to overhear conversations like this…

2-year-old Chase: “Nanny! I went poopy in the potty!! I went poopy in the potty!!”

My mother (AKA Nanny): “You want some manicotti? I don’t know. I have to ask your parents.”

2-year-old Chase: “I went poopy in the potty!”

My mother: “I know you want manicotti honey. I have to see if it’s okay to give you some. Boy, you must be hungry.”

I think Chase just finally gave in and enjoyed some delicious Italian food.

My mother also refers to tinfoil as “silver paper” because she’s just fancy like that.

Meanwhile my dad has a million baby name suggestions for my sister and me. Wait, hold on. Did I tell you my sister Quinn is pregnant? I know. She’s pregnant. I’m pregnant. We are like an O’Doul’s party train over here.

Have you ever seen a pregnant woman fly down a fire pole?

Kelcey on fire pole

There you go. (I know you can’t even tell I’m pregnant in that photo but I assure you I am.)

Anyway, my dad has suggested baby names like Sparticus, Rex, Roosevelt and Charlemagne.

Quinn and I are obviously fighting over all of those. I’m just psyched that my baby is due a month before hers so I can get dibs on Charlemagne.

My dad also likes William Robert for my son so he can call the baby Billy Bob.

Meanwhile Summer got some practice holding a friend’s baby down here…

Summer feeding baby Jack

Afterwards I said, “You looked so great feeding the baby! Was it fun?”

“My arm hurt,” she responded which I think is her way of saying she is completely jazzed for her third younger sibling to arrive.

I have to share with you the cutest pictures from the week.  Here are Chase and his cousin Matej wearing their matching Christmas sweaters…

Chase and Matej in tie sweaters

Now Chase is not a sweater boy and had no interest in putting it on. But because I thought my soul might die if he didn’t wear that ridiculously adorable sweater, I promised him a lifetime supply of M&M’s and whiskey to wear it.

And on our first night in Memphis, the twins both wanted to sleep in the same pack and play. And because Rick and I are easy going, I mean, too tired to put up a fight, we let them…

twins sleeping together in crib

24 Responses to don’t you wish you were in memphis with us?!

  • beachgirl says:

    Great pics, you HAVE to tell me where you got the cute sweaters for the boys…love, love, love…you look FAB by the way and how cool that you and your sister are preggers together!

  • TiffaneyDeAguero says:

    OMG the cuteness. I wish I was 6 so Summer and I could be BFFs because she pretty much totally made my day. She slays me every single time!

  • Elizabeth says:

    You are the hottest pregnant pole dropper ever. And, frankly, I like Charlemagne–very regal to go with your mother’s silver paper.

  • Angie says:

    Awww what cuties!! SO awesome your sis is pregnant too! :) Happy New Year, it’s going to be a great one for all of you!!

  • Megan says:

    Awesome pics! We have a couple similar photos of Kristen and I sleeping together as babies and toddlers. Have a great visit!

  • Aunt Michele says:

    The sleeping picture is a classic. A must for next years calendar! Congrats on Quincy’s pregnancy, the more the merrier.

  • Wendi says:

    Florida isn’t looking so bad! Cutest pics ever – especially of you!! Merry Christmas to all and Happy New Year!

  • Jesabes says:

    Hey! We’re on our way to Memphis right now! We’re going to the Liberty Bowl on Monday. (Go Iowa State!!) I’m not looking forward to the weather. I’m sure you’re madly jealous of me for getting to sit outside for hours.

  • ErinB says:

    these photos are priceless…from hello crazy pregnant woman on the poll to sweet sleeping babies….love them all! glad you had a beautiful holiday with your sis…congrats to her on the baby on board too! (I cant believe you are BOTH pregnant!) xo

  • Lanie says:

    Hope that you all had a very Merry Christmas! Congratulations to Quinn and Eric! How fun to have more cousins who will be around the same age. Love the pictures.

  • Denise says:

    I don’t think I’ve sent proper congrats on the pregnancy Kelcey! I’m excited for you and to watch the baby adventures continue to unfold. I still sit back and ruminate on your posts when you mention the twins. Twins! Our girls are close in age and then I see the adorable photo of the twins snuggling in a pack n play. You are my hero K!

  • Ahhh. The babies in the camp cot are beautiful. (although I did look a the nappies (diapers) and sigh for you and your next three years – did you get a break from nappies between the twins and your second oldest?)

  • Susan Kintner says:

    A true tribute to a wonderful holiday and a special New Year’s toast to everyone who participated….with an extra “you rock” for the Memphis hosts who bravely took on three generations. xo mom/nanny


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