Thursday, February 4, 2010

Modest Matthew

Okay, Matt will KILL me when he finds out I posted this, but it was too funny :)

We have this mirror in our bedroom that Matt just LOVES to look at himself in. With our overhead light on, I think it casts shadows on his muscles and makes them look even bigger.

I have caught him flexing in front of this mirror on more than one occasion. :) But everytime I catch him he'll make some ridiculous comment about how he thinks gets getting smaller.

For the past couple weeks I've been studying for my CPA Exam non-stop, so every night I come home from work at 7 or 8, then hop right into bed to study. Tonight, Matt got back from the gym and was walking around the house with his shirt off. He came in to talk to me about how our days were and the day's funny pawnshop stories, and he kept flexing in front of this mirror while we were talking.

Apparently....abandoning all his 'modesty' he says, "I actually feel like I'm getting bigger. My arms look big tonight and I didn't even work them out. And my chest is looking bigger too. Don't you think they are getting bigger?"

Insert visuals of him striking different poses *HERE*

So I said, "Ummm....maybe....I think you always look big...I guess I'm just used to it."

Then Matt proceeds to say, "'re just spoiled."

I seriously about fell off the bed laughing. LOL

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009

Mason's new phrase

Now most of you know that Mason is an only child, only nephew, and only grandchild. So needless to say he is a LITTLE spoiled. :-) But certainly not by ME....mostly from my parents ;-) Haha

He likes people to focus on him....and sometimes if he doesn't think you are listening he will say hey....hey.....hey..... until you answer him. (I know we should break him of that habit, but he's so darn cute!!!)

So yesterday on the way to the park I was talking to my mom, and Mason says, "Hey.....Hey.....Hey..... Dede!! WOO HOO!!!!" We CRACKED up when he said WOO HOO! LoL No one can figure out where he got it from!

This might be a 'had-to-be-there-moment' but I definitely don't want to forget it!


Today, my mom and I were in Champaign, and I saw a sign that said:
"30% off on Wensdays only!"
I'm thinking they should have used spell check.

Wordless Wednes.....wait it's Friday!!!

Soooo....I ALWAYS forget to put something up for Wordless Wednesday so I'm catching up now! LoL

The first one is:
Why men are 4x more likely than women to get struck by lightening. ;-)

(This is our neighbor during a REALLY REALLY bad storm.)

The second one:

Mason's pure excitement from Box Hound (Fox and the Hound)
And the last one:

Never too young to start them on video game, right Matt?

Friday, May 29, 2009

Blast from the not-too-distant Past the Spirit of Devin's Blast from the Past, I've decided to do my own!  This was from March 2008.  Six of our friends from college all went to the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio.  For those of you who aren't sure, the Arnold is a HUGE body building expo put on every year by none other than Arnold Schwarzeneggar!!  Now....when I say HUGE, I mean HUGE!!!  I'm guessing that just the main part of the expo was about 3 football fields deep and 10 fields wide.  There were booths EVERYWHERE!!  There were a few times I would get swept away in the crowd, and truly started to panic that I would never see my friends again!!!

If you weren't sure....I made it out alive :)

Anywho... my husband and his friends are REALLY into lifting weights and body the entire reason to go to this thing is to get free samples of supplements.  If you play your cards right, you can get enough free stuff that you can go about 3 months without buying protein or anything like that.  Lucky for Matt and Josh, their wives came with :)   Which meant double the supplements for them!  There aren't many girls at this thing (except for the sleazy-half-naked-your-mothers-should-be-ashamed-of them ones working at the booths) so the guys who are handing stuff out were very generous and gave us lots of stuff.  

The best part of the expo is that it's not JUST body-building.  They have a gymnastics competition, martial arts, mixed martial arts, fencing, ball-room dancing and CHEERLEADING competitions all going on at the same time.  Jill and I got tired of fighting the crowd and went to watch the cheerleading competition and GUESS who we saw!!!  

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGAR!!  It. was. AWESOME.  We were standing right next to the door as he walked in.  I was standing TWO feet from him!  It was so cool!!  Jill actually got to shake his hand!!  LUCKY!  :)

I'm am also an avid UFC fan....if you didn't know :)  We got to meet SO many famous people it was AWESOME!  But my favorite was Gabriel Gonzaga, Sam Stout, and Jeff Monson!  Here are some pics :)

Matt and I with Gabriel Gonzaga!  Definitely the Highlight of the Trip!

Walking into the expo...the boys were like kids in a candy shop!  :)

I don't know who this is, but he must be important b/c the boys were impressed.

Cameron and some...."Lady of the Night" as Matt would say.  LoL

Cameron and Titan (from the new American Gladiators)

Matthew and Titan

Some Gigantic man 

Jay Cutler...according to my T-shirt, he's won 4 times!

The only caption for this is.... AHHHH!!!!!!

I think this was some type of Christian Body building organization.  It said Omega on their shirts with crosses.  Apparently believing in God is not synonymous with being Steroid free  :)  LoL  Just kidding!

Here is a little taste of the whole expo.  You are probably looking at like 1/10 of the entire room.

Lou Ferrigno!  AKA The Incredible Hulk!  
...I kept yelling for him to look at me, but he never did!  ;) 

Another one of Jay, with some girl hangin all over him.  Nice 80's haircut, Jay!  :)

Matt and I with Sam Stout!

Matt and I with Jeff Monson!  He is SO cool!

Going home with all our S.W.A.G!!!!!!!!  
Jill and I were literally sitting on tubs of Protein the whole way home!

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Here Comes the Bride...Number 1 :)

Okay, Okay... I know I haven't updated my blog in a VERY long time...  We've been super busy lately with TONS of stuff!!  We bought a new house (Woo Hoo!), Matt's been getting a lot more graphic design work, I'm looking for a new job, and the summer hasn't even begun yet and we've already had 3 weddings to go to!!!  Ugh!!  LoL  I LOVE LOVE LOVE weddings, but three in one weekend!  SHEESH!!  LoL  I guess we are at that age when all of our friends are getting married... LoL  Matt and I were just a little ahead of the curve :)    

This weekend, Matt was in his lifelong friend, Brodie's wedding on Friday.  They've known each other forever and Brodie was in our wedding 2 1/2 (holy crap) years ago!  


This is Brodie and Heather in our wedding.

We went up Wednesday night and stayed with some good friends, Jake and Becca, in Bourbonnais, and celebrated Jacob's birthday.

Happy Birthday, Jacob!!!!

We then headed up to Ottawa on Thursday morning.  The rehearsal and dinner were on Thursday night and Matt and I got a hotel to stay in for the night.  When we got there, the other groomsmen told Matt about the Bachelor party they had planned....they were going to spend the night in Sterling then wake up Friday morning and shoot skeet.    So I, being the ever sacrificing wife that I am ;), told him that he REALLY needed to go do all the 'Guy' stuff. 

It. was. awful.  I had to stay in the hotel all alone, then spend the whole next day alone until the wedding started.  I went to Wal-Mart for a while, filled up my gas tank (even though I had 3/4 tank), got my car washed, and then sat in the church parking lot for three hours while I painted my nails and played on the iTouch.