3.05.2012

squeaky shoes {and the day i got shot}

we spent the better part of today cleaning out closets, the basement and back porch. it's a job that will probably take me the better part of a year. let's just say i got a little over ambitious.
among piles of things destined for a yard sale, the goodwill and the trash truck, we found various missing items.

missing item 1: squeaky shoes...missing since summer 2010
my mom brought these little squeakers home from china one full year before emery came home. even before we had a picture...these squeakers were waiting for emery. finding them today was like a triumph as they fit her perfectly...even though they are a size 2!! her feet are like that of an infant :)



our shoe family:

(ahem...my TOMS are, shall we say, `well loved`... in need of a serious ashley ann makeover)

i video taped like crazy today, capturing her squeaky cuteness all over the house...this one was right after she put them on...



missing item 2: squirt guns...missing since august 2011
attempting to capture the squeaky cuteness, i inadvertently captured something else entirely. the boys came upon 2 items unearthed in our cleanout. the best thing about this video is that it was the best possible moment to be recording. we have since re-watched and roared with laughter at least 7 times.
(my crazy laugh/scream is eerily similar to the day my mom's chickens escaped and i had to fend off an angry rooster.)
i'll just let you watch and find out :)

9 comments:

  1. those squeaker shoes have to be the darn cutest shoes ever!!!!! She looks absolutely adorable in them!
    hehe i would react the exact same way if i were you and i got squirt with icky moldy winter water!

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  2. Oh Angie,
    they are so adorable............will have to pick Mia up a pair of those. Hilarious you got soaked!!!! LOL..............Emery has tiny feet like Mia. Mia is only 10.5cm, do you happen to knpw what Emery is?????? I was bringing size 4 but now I am wondering if they are going to be to huge.

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  3. Love love live squeaky shoes!!!

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  4. Avery has some squeaky shoes, I didn't know they squeaked when I bought them online and thought they would be incredibly annoying...buuuuutttt, they are kind of like a cat collar - I always know where she is in the house...and if I do not hear them, I can bet she is getting into something she shouldn't! Your kids are just straight up adorableness! I don't know how you stand it on a daily basis!

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  5. I love hearing you laugh! And the way Miss Emery put her hand on her hand when you got soaked was adorable! Sounds like a fun day! xoxo

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  6. well videos are blocked from my work so I don't get to view the live action but I am in love with the shoe pictures! her feet are soooo tiny. And I really don't know why it is so captivating and wonderful to look at images of wittle shoes or feeties, but it always is.

    and cleaning out the closet is rough, I have trouble with it and I can't even imagine doing it for more than one person.

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  7. Lucy and Maggie were MESMERIZED by Emery and her squeaky shoes. Maggie kept saying "beee beeee" (baby). Unfortunately anyone who is not an adult is a beeee beee - even if they are significantly older than she. :)

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  8. I love the world you live in. :)

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  9. The first time I heard squeaky shoes was on a playground in Shanghai. I laughed so hard I was crying.

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