Saturday, February 20, 2010

Wishing for warm weather

Here it is Friday evening! Evan and Brian are playing a racing game on the Wii with the new steering wheel controllers. I, on the other hand, am uploading photos from earlier today and reminiscing about warmer days. I would love to know just how fast snow can melt. 

Lauren finally pulled herself up completely today! When I went to get her up from her afternoon nap, she was standing up in her crib smiling! I was so happy for her! It was so exciting! She then pulled up later this evening using the end table and knocked her dad's drink onto the floor. The days I had long forgotten with Evan are quickly coming back to me now! Just like her brother when he was a baby, she finds anything and EVERYTHING that's on the floor. The smaller it is, the quicker she finds it! And when she sees you coming to take it from her, she puts it in her mouth and crawls away as fast as she can! And when you take it out of her mouth...boy does she get mad!

Finally! Pulling up all by herself! Yay!

I'm nuts about grandma

The HUGE Nerf gun!


I did say I was dreaming of warmer days, right? So I thought some vacation photos from last summer would be prudent.  Ha! Did I say prudent?

Me & Ev

Ev & sis

We had quite a few days of not-so-good weather. This is a photo looking out to the beach from the pool area.

Ev & dad in the pool

From the balcony of our condo...

Lauren's first beach chair

Ev taking a break from the pool (his favorite place!)

Ev & Nana on lunch break

Evan playing with the only other kids he met who were also staying where we were. After talking to their mom, we learned that they were from Kettering too.

Ev & sis

The view I can't wait to see again...

Evan leaning in while little sis gets a burp out...

Morning coffee view...

Ahhh...that was nice! Now back to reality! Maybe I'll take Evan out to build a snowman!

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Oldies but Goodies!

I just HAVE to put some of my favorites out here!  Some you've seen, and some you haven't! Enjoy!

Summer 2008 hanging out in the back yard playing in the water...

Jasmine too...

Puppy dog ears made at pre-school in Miss Michelle's class...

Also summer 2008...the newest two-wheel bike rider on the block!

2008 Delco Park...

August 2008...first day of kindergarten...

First day of kindergarten in front of the BCLC...

    Camping with the cousins...Labor Day 2008

Halloween 2008

Evan's Wall-E cake for his sixth birthday, Feb. 2009

Opening gifts

Fire trucks show up to his sixth birthday party!

Evan shaving with his Sponge Bob wanna-be razor in the hotel we lived in for two months...he thought he was really shaving! Too cute!

Lauren's first kiss from her big brother!

Lauren at home

Evan just before his graduation from kindergarten ceremony at BCLC...

Receiving kindergarten diploma from Ms. Marcia

Catching lightning bugs after a day of playing in the water, summer 2009

Evan's first year of playing a team sport!  T ball!

This was taken outside on the back patio. She was in her pack-n-play watching her brother and I play outside, but she fell asleep! It was HOT that day!

A photo of the little hand that now attempts to yank my curtains off the wall!

Blowing bubbles summer 2009

I will be posting more oldies but goodies...come back soon!

Monday, February 15, 2010

Evan's Family Birthday Party

Sunday was Evan's final party for the birthday festivities this year! Family came to spend part of Valentine's Day with us for Evan's birthday. His theme this year was Bakugan, and the cake looked really neat. He received so many wonderful gifts! His dad and I got him an indoor putting green with automatic ball return to go with his new clubs. His Nana & granddad got him Tiger Woods golf for the Wii, his mama & papa got him boxing gloves with a punching bag (lookout little sister!) and a bunch of summer clothes. He was also given money, a wonderful book with many different stories we can read at night before bed and more Legos! Uncle Randy, Aunt Jennifer and the kids got him the biggest Nerf gun I've ever seen (again, lookout little sister!), it is HUGE!

Lost in thought about that birthday wish...

Lauren is loving big brother's birthday cake & ice cream!