Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Mama Mia, an Award and Random Photos

Yesterday I started the morning off watching Sydney and Maddie while Mama ran a few errands and while she was gone I was peed on, poop on and puked on. LOL So I thought it would be a good day to get out and see Mama Mia, the movie. Oh boy was this so much fun! I love it, I really did. First off I am a huge Abba fan. And I loved the Broadway show so I wasn't sure how it would play out in a movie. It was a blast. The actors looked like they were having fun in this movie. And Meryl Streep, all I can say is WOW. I thought she was older then me but it looked like she had some pretty good moves going on and she didn't sing half bad, now Pierce Bronson singing could have used some help but I was having so much fun I didn't even care. I have decided I want to go to Greece because this scenery was gorgeous. Even the lighting was gorgeous the whole movie. Anyway if you are a big Abba fan and a fan of the Broadway show, I really think you will like this movie. I went by myself because I knew my sweetie wouldn't enjoy this type of movie but I am hoping he'll go to see the Broadway show with me when it comes back to Cincy next year. Please, pretty please sweetie??? LOL
And I also had a surprise for me from a new blogging buddy Donna from Cottage Days and Journeys. We met through Brenda's Photo Challenge and I have so enjoyed getting to know her. Do yourself a favor and pop over to her blog and pay her a visit, you will enjoy it. Anyway I want to thank you so much for this award, it means so much to me when my blogging friends think of me. I have already passed this award on to all of my blogging friends but if you didn't get it before please accept it now because like I said before you are all brillante!
Okay, speaking of Brenda's Photo Challenge. The next challenge is this Saturday, July 26th and Karen is our hostess and the theme is numbers and you still have plenty of time to join in on the fun. But remember when the theme was orange a few weeks back? Well my sweetie and I were in downtown Cincy this weekend. We didn't make it to the Reds game Saturday night but went out to eat instead and look at what I seen on our Fountain Square. Orange porta potties all lined up. Okay now where was this photo when I needed it for the orange Photo Challenge? LOL I thought you gals from the Photo Challenge would get a kick out of it.
And a few feet from the porto potties was this pretty flower. Now I am not a gardener. I do not know the names of flowers. I just plant my flowers every Spring and feed them Miracle Grow and that's the extent of my gardening. But I thought this yellow baby was so pretty. Growing right in the middle of the concrete downtown. So pretty.....................

And last but not least we brought Maddie's tunnel thingy out for her to play in last night and she had a ball. These little things are fun for kids!! Anyway that's it for me today. I've been singing Abba songs all night and day. LOL They do get stuck in your head so go out and see Mama Mia and you'll be singing them too. LOL Have a good one!!


June said...

Allison & I saw Mamma Mia yesterday too! Loved it! It was a lot of fun. We have not seen the broadway show but will when it comes back here. We have been playing the Abba cd and singing all the songs last night and this morning too! Hey, I want to come and play in that tunnel with Maddie - looks like a lot of fun!

Donna said...

Despite how the day began, you had a pretty good day, huh?! Thanks for the plug, and I was delighted to give you the award. It is well deserved!

Love those photos! The orange porta-potties is a hoot.

I'm all ready for this week's photo challenge!

Sandi McBride said...

I am so glad you are feeling so much better! I can't wait to see Mamma Mia...I love Abba and have everything they ever did, lol...I remember when we were in England watching the videos of their songs...the UK invented MTV as far as I'm concerned, lol...they had it loads sooner before the States did...Maddie looks like a lovely flower, too...and that's a Canna Lily...I have them growing in the front and they thrive ...Keep Singing Abba, lol

Brenda said...

After all the reviews I've seen I reckon I'll have to see Momma Mia. I saw a clip of Pearce singing on David Letterman and he does not have a natural talent, does he? Ha!

Orange porta-potties, how funny!

I think the flower is a canna.

Your granddaughter is a beauty!

Donna said...

I really want to go see this movie! And YES!! Thosr ORANGE porta potties would have been Perfect!!! The flower looks like a canna...Pretty and spotted! There's also some sweet sugar in a plastic thingie!!LOL...Precious!!
Congratulations on the award sweetie!! Isn't Donna a doll?!!!
Happy day Girl!!hughugs

CIELO said...

Oh boy... what a morning that must have been! So cute, hehehe! I bet although you were poop on and puked on, you had a great time caring for your babies... what fun!


Sally said...

There's nothing sweeter than being peed on!! hahaha

I so want to see that movie; actually it's the first one in a long time that has me wanting to go!!

Your little Maddie looks so adorable!! :)

justabeachkat said...

I can't wait to see the movie. My daughter went last night and loved it. I think I'm going next week with my girlfriends.

Congrats on the award.

Cute photo of Maddie in tunnel.


Steph said...

Yay! I'm so glad Maddie is enjoying her Christmas present! :)

And before I forget, check out ... It's so silly, but ya know those advertisements in bathroom stalls? I saw this one today and it reminded me of you and your beading hobby. It's a little bead shop out in Milford, and apparently you go there and shop for beads, then they have spots to sit and make jewelry while you're there. I haven't checked out the website, but I thought it looked like something fun we could do. I'm off work next Tues-Thurs during the week, so maybe then? I'm sure I'll see you in the next couple of days and talk about it then, but I didn't want to forget. Love you!

Maria said...

Great photos, Joan. I especially like the one of Maddie in her tunnel. Too cute!

I loved Mamma Mia too. I have seen the play twice in Los Angeles and have the soundtrack. Once the movie was over, I popped the soundtrack in the CD player in the car and enjoyed it all over again.

Teena in Toronto said...

I'm not a fan of ABBA and hated the musical so I doubt I'll see "Mamma Mia!". Ha! Glad you liked it!

Happy blogoversary!

movie buff said...

this is one of the few plays i've actually seen, which ended up being great... it's funny to think of ol' Pierce taking a stab at singing, yeeesh