Sunday, August 17, 2008

Extreme Makeover for Egg-Bert

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Last week....or was it two weeks ago????.....I introduced Egg-bert and Ernie. Sugar Bear was thrilled to have a successful Wondertime activity. Egg-bert and Ernie, being a tad fragile spent their days on our Kitchen window sill. The enjoyed observing my kitchenly duties, and often offered to help with the dishes. I do think it was Ernie's obsession with the bath tub and rubber ducky that fed his desire to pitch in. I lovingly declined all offers, as I was worried about getting dirt in the sink, so they were contented to just watch. About once a day, they would take turns braving the Sugar, while I let her hold them, and discuss their hair growth.

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After several weeks, Sugar Bear noticed that their hair was getting a bit....ummmmm TALL, and wondered if we could maybe give them a bit of a trim. EGG-cellent idea!

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Egg-bert volunteered to go first. What a trooper. I am, however, not entirely sure he understood that SUGAR BEAR would be doing the cutting. You just have to admire his bravery. I mean look at that smile...you'd never know he was fearing for his delicate little life, would you?

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Egg-bert, and I were please with the new style. What do you think? Is it Egg-galant?

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Obviously Sugar Bear did NOT agree, as suddenly, and completely without Egg-bert's approval, the scissors swifly came in and readied for a drastic snip.

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Oh my heavens....I am not Egg-agerating. If Egg-bert had been able......there would a have been shrieks of horror.

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While both Egg-bert and I picked our jaw off the floor, Sugar quietly went about evening it up.

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A snip here....a snip there.

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And TaDa! All he needs are some black rimmed glasses, and we'd have Drew Care-Egg!


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Heed my warning.....be very wary of asking Sugar Bear to take "alittle off the top!"

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The only question is.....where's Ernie? He was just here a minute ago! Huh? That's strange.

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"Oh Ernie! come out come out where ever you are!"

28 Live It or Love It:

Autumn said...

LOL, too cute! Poor poor Egg-bert, I'm sure he didn't want a crew cut!

AnnD said...

What a cute story! I especially like the last picture with the "Come out, come out wherever you are!"

alissasanderson said...

How fun! You are so creative. And, the light in your photos is gorgeous!

Peter Dyrholm said...

toddlers and scissors... we are living it too with a 4 year old.
You think you know what you are doing but scissors in the hands of a toddler... Prepare for anything ;-)

ohh extremely cute pictures though. Don't worry. The hair will grow out ;-)

fairytalesandmargaritas said...

That's hilarious! A little crew cut!

Mary Ellen ~ Carolina Momma said...

That is just too cute!

Kim said...

That's so cute. She did a pretty good job with those scissors!

Christina said...

Oh my, she's a bit of an over exuberant butcher...I mean barber. Her cuteness makes it forgiveable, tho. It's just hair, it'll grow back!

Too cute, and i love how you told the story. Adorable girl, and awesome light!

Can't believe she's wearing fleece pjs bow...

holly said...

a pajama-clad hairdresser. now THAT's a HOOK!!! market that baby!

Veggie Mom said...

He does sorta look like Bert, doesn't he? I really like Egg-bert's new "do," though! As always, the snaps are stunning. I don't know if I told you this, but I break out into a big, big smile every time I see Sugar Bear with all those stickers all over her face! :)

bellevelma said...

Absolutely adorable!

ispeakbeanish said...

Like any stylist, she's just confident in what she thinks is best for her client. Be sure to show us how the next trim goes!

Kat said...

Sugar Bear is an artsy stylist. I love the face she makes when she's concentrating and how much fun she has cutting egg-bert's hair :)

david mcmahon said...

Sugar Bear, I need a haircut too!!

Mama Zen said...

This is the cutest thing ever!

Nap Warden said...

Head for the hills Ernie!

Beth (A Mom's Life) said...

I love it! I really need to do this with my kids!

Kathryn said...

That is too cute. I feel that way myself sometimes when I go to get my hair cut. ;)
Great post!

Amy said...

I just love how you "take us through" the whole event. This looks like so much fun!

Killlashandra said...

The crew cut is a popular style. Too cute. She looks like she's having a blast with that haircut. :)

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Rachel said...

funny!! pooor guy :(

MamaGeek said...

I love this idea Corey! And I especially love Sugar Bear in those PJ's. What a doll.

Eggsellent!

Gayle said...

Great photo journaling. We also made our eggs, but 1 of 3 was broken before we got dirt into it. Waiting for grass to grow...

Jo Beaufoix said...

Oh my bob Corey you just had me laughing so much. She evened it up really well though, hee hee.

tommie said...

Now that is a high and tight! I will let you know that I CRIED when Husband came home with a haircut for Will like that!

Deb - Mom of 3 Girls said...

LOL - Oh I love this story, and the photos are perfect! Poor Egg-bert - that's quite a drastic cut, lol. Oh well, it'll grow back. :)

MommaV said...

As if the pictures weren't sweet enough! Your story was precious!!!!!

Megan (FriedOkra) said...

I can SO relate to her inability to stop herself once she got started. You should only SEE my bangs right now. Oh dear. Hope Ernie still has his eyebrows!

M

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