Archive for August, 2008


August 23, 2008

For Jay’s 6th Birthday yesterday, we invited a few friends and went bowling. Let me just say that seeing a bunch of kids try to bowl is hysterical! They had a blast and with all the 80’s music pumping in the place the adults were taken right back to our Jr. High & High School years! Here you can see Jay bowling with style!

Here is Jay and Kelsey, his first friend! They’ve known each other since they were babies and are only 2 months apart in age. (kelsey turned 6 in june!)

I am so proud of the person our Jay is becoming. I just wish he’d slow down this growing up business . . . just stay my little boy a little longer.



August 22, 2008

Happy 6th Birthday, Jay!

home again, home again jiggity jig

August 18, 2008

These last few weeks have been full of fun and travel! For our tenth anniversary Mike and I were able to sneak away to the Apple Farm in San Luis Obispo. What a great time we had relaxing at the inn and having a chance to enjoy one another’s company!

Then this past weekend we were invited by our dear friends the Moshers, to join them at the Welk Resort. We had a great time cooking together, laughing, settling kids down, learning iphoto on Sheryl’s new Mac Book, Play Station, Wii, water slide, Carcasonne (Mike’s new favorite game) and most importantly the Olympics! We feel so comfortable with their family, it is such a treat to vacation with them!


August 7, 2008

Ten years ago today . . . Mike & I got married! I can’t believe it’s been 10 years!! Here’s to a wonderful first ten years and looking forward to many, many more! Love ya, babe!


August 4, 2008

I was all set to post about swim class and talk about Jay’s brillance on the diving boards, but I realized I’ve ALREADY posted about that! It just goes to show I’ve been gone too long! Needless to say, we have finished 4 weeks of swim class with flying colors. I’m so proud of how much he has progressed. I can actually go to a friend’s house to “go swimming” and not go in the pool. who-wha! 

As far as Kellen goes, she is finally weaned and totally on formula now. I feel really proud of myself that I was able to nurse her so long, longer than I even did with Jay! For all of you who have ever nursed, you know it’s a 24/7 job! It’s not as easy as it looks, but hey I did it! And look, now I can delegate . . . sweet!

My sister and her family came for a three week visit, with two of those weeks staying at my house. We had a great time. The kids went to VBS together and Debs and I made many runs to the Coffee Bean (they don’t have Coffee Bean stores in Texas!) The best part was at night when all the kids were down and we’d watch Jon & Kate plus 8 or Design Star or Hopkins together and swap shoulder rubs. What was really fun was going scrapbooking all day one Saturday. She’s going digital with her albums, so it was easy for her to travel with her laptop and still be able to scrap!

Here’s a photo of Uncle Barry with Kellen, they finally got to meet.

Here’s a photo with some of my dearest friends that came over for a play date to visit with Debs. There’s Holli and her girls, Kelsey & Kimberly, me with Kellen and Jay, Eileen holding Gracie, and Colin and Debs (Emma was camera shy.)

Happy (Aug 1st) Birthday, Grandma!

August 4, 2008

Diving Jay

August 4, 2008

In Jay’s final session of swim class, he started learning how to dive into the water.  Check it out:

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