Saturday, January 30, 2010


sara started pulling herself around yesterday.  she is just that much closer to walking.

which means… i now have 2 mobile children.   aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!

Friday, January 29, 2010


thinking of what to post tonight.  i was going through my pictures on my computer, and i thought these were pretty funny

  luke is very into doing what everybody does, ESPECIALLY his dad.

he LOVES to ( real or pretend) talk on the phone.  every time my phone rings, he says “ i talk.”

Thursday, January 28, 2010

do they have a costco anonymous?

i think i might have a problem…

i have been to costco 5 times in the last week.  .

what do you think??????

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

last night, i was putting a box away in luke’s closet, and i fell.  i landed wrong on my foot.  it. hurt. REALLY bad. after a while, the pain went away and i actually got up and i was fine.

a little over an hour later luke threw up.  i put him in the bath and took his temperature. 100.3.  he is fine today.

meanwhile, sara had woken up and was crying in her bed.

so, i had a screaming baby and a 2 yr old who just wants to cuddle.  WHAT DO I DO??

of course i cuddled with my son.

things would have been much easier if jeff weren’t at school.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

i want my dad

luke says this phrase a lot lately.  that’s all he wanted today, but jeff had to finish some homework before school. 



a LOT of times, i WANT MY dad too.

Monday, January 25, 2010

man, thinking of what to post when you didn’t do much all day is hard.  also, not having a camera IS hard.  i have a couple posts in mind, however, i need to take pictures for them.

it’s late,  i’m tired. and we have company over right now.  so, for now, i will say goodnight.

Sunday, January 24, 2010


i have felt somewhat naked the past couple days.  when i needed to charge my camera battery the day before we left vegas, i couldn’t find the charger.  i swear i  put it in my camera bag before we left, but i can’t seem to find it anywhere.  so, for now, i’m CAMERA-LESS.  i HATE this.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

not happy

we are NOT happy campers right now.  sara has had a little fever for a couple nights now along with a runny nose.  we took her to the dr this morning, and GUESS WHAT…

DOUBLE ear infection.  AND she has a tooth on the bottom.

cranky sara=very little sleep for ALL of us

Friday, January 22, 2010

the rest of our trip

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we went to see the lion habitat at mgm.  we got to walk right under the lion.  pretty cool.

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it was raining the whole time we were there.  we had to get a HOT caramel apple cider to warm us up.




other random pictures from our trip…

**there’s a lot, sorry**

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this water fountain in the mall had ice sculptures in the middle of it.

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we left for home on wednesday. before we left, aaron went to go hang out with his cousin for a few hours. so, jeff, the kids & i went to the mall and walked around for a bit.  luke pointed to where he wanted to go.

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just like yogurtland…

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when we met back up, we grabbed lunch and headed home.  but first, we had aaron take a family picture of us.

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Thursday, January 21, 2010

m&m store

well, we were kinda beat monday night after driving to vegas, so we did not do very much.

tuesday morning we went out for breakfast at a brasilian restaurant.  matt & brett came to meet us for a few minutes.

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after breakfast,we went back to the hotel for a little bit. then we went and walked around the strip for a couple hours.

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the m&m store was awesome.  it was 4 stories.

there were all the colors of m&m’s you could imagine. 

there was a little factory tour to walk through and at the end we watched a 3-d m&m movie.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

desert paradise

that is the name of the timeshare we stayed at in vegas.  it was a two bedroom and 2 bathroom.  it looked more like an apartment.  there was a kitchen and even a laundry room.

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the couch also pulled out into a bed.

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and there were flatscreen tv’s in the bedrooms and the living room

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the hotel also gave us some postcards, a bank, and a little deck of cards.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

if i don’t get around to posting tonight, this counts for today.  we are having a great time in vegas.  we went out to breakfast at pampas.  matt & brett came for a few minutes before matt had to head home and brett had to go speak.

not sure exactly what we will get done today, but i DO know that luke will MAKE SURE we take him to the mlnnmmm (m&m) store.


will post pics later. tonight if i can.  i only have internet until 9 tonight, so if we don’t get back before then, pics will come in the next day or two.

Monday, January 18, 2010


today, jeff, me, luke, sars, & aaron drove up to vegas for a couple days.  matt was kind enough to let us use a timeshare.  we are all pretty tired from the drive and all =, so i will update tomorrow.



HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMY!!  hope you had a GREAT day.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

not ready

i was in the kitchen the other day making lunch.  luke called me over saying “mom, look sara.”  sara had pulled herself up on her toy basket.

she is only 8 months SLOW DOWN!  i am not ready to have two kids running around.

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luke was trying to imitate her..


Saturday, January 16, 2010


yesterday, i got a text message froom chad asking if i could babysit mason and alexis this weekend because both he and hilary were working. 

turned out alexis went to spend the weekend with her grandma.  so i only had mason, and tanner came too.

so, i had Four kids today.  tanner and mason came at 6 and left at 3.  mason is 15 months. sara is 8 months.  a handful.  mason is a real easygoing baby.

Luke was excited to see tanner this morning. 

tanner brought his football with him, so the boys played football for a while.

they played with magnetics

had a pillow  fight

mason woke up, so out came the football again

mason and luke had cheerios

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when sara woke up, we went and had a picnic at the park.. 

of course there was more football.

on the walk home, luke did EVERYTHING tanner did