Monday, December 21, 2009

HP Touchsmart Printer

Want to see me and all my kids try out the new
HP Touchsmart Printer? Check it out. The video is short and it shows my (darling) children, so it's been on pretty much constant replay at my house since Friday. (You may remember my post about our filming day last month.)

Know what else happened on Friday? We had an ultrasound. The baby is doing very well — all fingers and toes intact. Thank you for asking. We wrapped up the ultrasound photos in a little box and put it under the tree. We're going to have the kids open it up for Christmas.

It's killing me not to disclose the gender, but won't it be fun for them to find out that way?

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Blogger Amy H. said...

Wow, that was pretty darn cool!

And what a wonderful way to create a lasting memory for you children with the BIGGEST x-mas gift of them all!


Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:11:00 AM EST  
Blogger Jules said...

Congrats! We had our ultrasound a couple weeks ago and had them write the sex in an envelope. It's been hanging on our tree for 4 weeks and we're opening it on Christmas with the whole (including extended) family! I feel like a little kid! I'm so excited for opening that Christmas present!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:58:00 AM EST  
Blogger MamaChristy said...

SUPER cool!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 9:29:00 AM EST  
Blogger Adventures In Babywearing said...

Oh that video is awesome!!! And what a special Christmas present for the kids!

Merry Christmas!


Monday, December 21, 2009 at 10:01:00 AM EST  
Blogger the emily said...

Your family is cute! That sure looks fun.

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 10:03:00 AM EST  
Blogger Ali O said...

that's a great way to find out!! and that printer looks super convenient!

I have a friend who took the envelope (with the gender written in it) to a bakery. The baker made a cake with the color icing in the middle layer the color of the gender. The whole family gathered round as they sliced the cake at home, and it revealed blue icing!!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 10:57:00 AM EST  
Blogger SkiptomyLou said...

You did a fabulous job --- you could have a future in TV!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 11:24:00 AM EST  
Blogger mrs boo radley said...

Cute family!

I love that you are going to have your kids find out the gender for Christmas. How fun!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 12:18:00 PM EST  
Blogger Sarah said...

that was so cool. great job!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 2:36:00 PM EST  
Anonymous robin k said...

Love the video, Gabby. And the ultrasound present for the kids is the best!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:36:00 PM EST  
Blogger Kage said...

I'm so happy you have a "mommy tone" It's def. not harsh like mine, but you have a little one. Great job on this piece. You did great!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 10:01:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

what a fun commercial! you have such a lovely family too. and what a great idea to wrap up the ultrasound photos as a christmas gift! merry christmas to you and your family!

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 10:08:00 PM EST  
Blogger jen byard said...

I can't wait to hear the sex of your baby! Great job on the commercial, super cute.

Monday, December 21, 2009 at 11:50:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

we did an ultrasound photo--sort of triangular shaped--topped with a start and wrote a note to all the extended family. many of us were together for Christmas, so it was fun watching everyone open their own envelope to get the news. especially since there would be a 17 year gap between our last child and the baby. because our oldest son is married, all thought it was a grandparent announcement. surprises all around! what a sweet thing to give the children.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 3:17:00 PM EST  
Anonymous tasha said...

great commercial and how fun for the kids!

i've been following you for a couple years and i am amazed at as busy as you are, how you involve your kids so much and do such cool things with them. i love your sibling gift ideas and plan to do that next year.

your ultrasound gift sounds great too! when we found out what we were having, we bought an outfit and wrapped it up, then let the kids tear it open to reveal what we were having. they loved it! i have 4 boys and a baby girl. :)

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 4:55:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

Cool video. Very well done.

Oh, and that printer looks super handy.

One last thing: you look wonderful in red!

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 10:50:00 PM EST  
Blogger laura said...

I just have to tell you that commercial is so cute and your family is adorable. I'd buy one of those from that commercial alone. You did a great job!
And PS, that is an awesome way to tell the kids. So fun!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 12:53:00 AM EST  
Blogger R-Eight said...

Gab, I just watched the video. It's so great! You are getting so good in front of the camera. You were just right. Man! I have cute nieces and nephews.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 8:08:00 AM EST  
Blogger M K Countryman said...

hi. this video commercial is adorable and am very excited to know the gender of your baby!

quick note, every time I log on to your site, this video just starts it supposed to do that? not that I dont like it, just dont really want to hear it over and over...and my husband doesnt like it when I am surfing in bed and he is sleeping. (wink. wink.)

Thursday, December 24, 2009 at 12:40:00 AM EST  
Blogger Susan (5 Minutes For Mom) said...

Wow! Your video was awesome!!! I hope ours turns out even a fraction as well.

Your kids are so adorable... I still can't believe you have so many. (And another coming... oh my.)

Very fun way to tell them about the gender. Too cool.

Friday, December 25, 2009 at 4:20:00 AM EST  
Anonymous Stacey in NY said...

I have to tell you that I had seen this video when you first posted it and tonight, when our old printer died, I remembered it! My husband went out to the store and bought us the new HP Photosmart Premium and I have been playing with it all night. VERY VERY COOL!! I just wanted you to know that it was 100% from your ad that I knew of it and to purchase it. (I can't wait to show my kids the paper airplane and coloring sheets I just printed out for them tomorrow morning!) Thanks so much and thanks for a great blog. I am an avid fan of yours!

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 11:33:00 PM EST  
Blogger Bri (like the cheese) said...

:) cute bump (:

Friday, January 1, 2010 at 11:02:00 AM EST  

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