Tuesday, August 18, 2009

We Made It!

I have never been more excited to come home than I have been this trip! The only thing that would make it better would be if Eric could have joined us. The boys were angels in the car!!!! We only had to stop twice...once to eat breakfast and one more time to gas up and go potty. Connor made it the whole trip...DRY! He's so close to being 100% potty trained.

The boys' little travel beds didn't really work. They kept rolling out of them. So, being the selfless mom that I am, I gave up the most comfortable bed in the house and let them have it. I'm now crashing with Bridget!
Bridget and I took the kiddos to Totter Otterville. It's an indoor/outdoor play place in Johnny's Toys. The last time I went to Johnny's Toys was when I won the "perfect attendance bike" at Yealey Elementary back in 1989! They had a blast!
Me taking B out of the ball pit to go for a potty break
Playing with the water table...
shopping in the grocery store...
setting the table for a meal
playing on the train table...including a conductor vest...
me helping them stack up blocks...
to make them a house of their own to play in...

We are heading to Lexington tomorrow to see some old friends who all have kids now, maybe stop by the horse farm where I used to work, and do dinner with another friend. Should be a great time!

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Old Video

Here's an older video that Eric has been bugging me to put up. Once I watched it again, I realize why he's been bugging me about it. It's hilarious! We have a zero tolerance policy for back talking. I have 2 2 1/2 year olds and I'm not going to be talked back to. Connor talked back to Eric and here's what happened...

My favorite part is when he hits the door and complains about hurting his hand RIGHT as he hit the door. They really don't spend too much time in time out anymore, and rarely throw temper tantrums, but it's awesome to catch it on video when they do. We have a few videos of them running around the house, naked, with their towels on their heads, waving their hands in the air, screaming "NAKED BOOTY" over and over. No, I will not upload those to youtube. If you want to see those, and they are HILARIOUS, then you have to come visit.

Friday, August 7, 2009


Thank you to everyone who voted for me for the foodie football challenge! I won one of the two spots and will be going head to head every Sunday with a snack challenge. Be sure to check back in a few weeks when it kicks off. I will need all the votes I can get each week! Anyone can vote, and all my readers SHOULD! I will let you know where and how to vote.

Thanks again everyone!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


Ok, so I made it as one of the "Super Bowl Snack Throw Down: Take Two." foodie challenge contenders. There are 5 ladies in the running, and only 2 will get chosen. PLEASE GO VOTE FOR ME!

Go to www.highlowaha.com click on the red dot that says BLOG to enter the blog, and read all about the contest. Then please send an email to highlowaha218@gmail.com saying you would like to place a vote for KATE DANKO. Be sure to type my first and last name since there is also a "KATIE" in the running. Vote, get your friends to vote, your family, your coworkers.

For my Florence readers, this is a blog put on by Heather McDaniel Snow...so show some support for a fellow BCHS graduate and Rebel Brigade Alum.

You have to vote by midnight tonight, central time. PLEASE VOTE!

Tuesday, August 4, 2009


Hey everyone! I'm trying to compete in a super bowl snack foodie "blog-off" through a website run by a high school friend of mine. I need everyone to go to

www.highlowaha.com tomorrow (Wednesday) and vote for ME! When you go to the site, click on the red spot to enter the actual blog. I'm not sure how their blog will have you vote, but look for my name...DANKO FAMILY. I would love to be one of the competitors, and I think they are only choosing two!