Thursday, October 28, 2010

Sweater vest

What happens when you put a toddler down for a nap in a sweater vest?

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Fall in full force

Wanna talk a walk in the woods with us?
The weather's perfect and the leaves are gorgeous. Come on, Miss Lori, let's go explore!
Looks like Noah found a great walking stick
But you know what? It just wasn't big enough...go big or go home, right? Breven, where's your stick?
Running races. Looks like Breven's in the lead.
Like father, like son.
We took a long walk through a park and ended by having a picnic. What a great way to end the summer and really dive into fall. Okay, I admit, summer's been over for a while. But I'm having a really hard time letting go, can you blame me?!?

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Thoughts on hats

Noah shared his hat with me, and I thought it actually fit pretty well. It also brought some interesting thoughts to mind. Let me share them with you...
Did you know how many games you can play while wearing a hat?
-Peek a boo
-Where did Breven go?
-Hide and seek
Okay, so its really not that many. But those are still three really fun games to play!
The hat has proved helpful in avoiding the camera Mama's always pointing at me.
Rollin' with my choo choos.
This crazy guy over here?!? Yeah, I still don't know about him. I let you know my verdict later.
Yeah, wearing a hat definitely doesn't help you think any better
But it does make me awfully cute, don't you think?!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

This boy is pure trouble

Something about that grin makes a Mama wonder what's really going on...
Alright...who gave Breven the car keys again? Noah, really? Helping your brother? This is one time I would have been okay with you going against the flow on.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Apple picking

Hmmm...what to show you first.
Want an apple for the adventure?
I think I want that one, waaaay up there.
the only sad part of our adventure...all the yummy apples going to waste on the ground.
We love our Miss Lori!
Breven wanted to get in on the action and started finding apples at just his level
Hey, Noah. You really do look like a farmer back there!
Watch us grow
Okay...we're starting to feel more like fall now.

My protectors

You know, on the days I'm feeling just a bit out of sorts, its nice to know I've got protectors looking out for me:

Captain Farmer McQueen
And big Cheeks Breven.
Although, you might want to watch out if you ever come to visit...he's armed and dangerous!
Captain Farmer McQueen, can you demonstrate how your sword works? Who knew we had weapons all around us?!?

Saturday, October 09, 2010

Observing Nature

Hey, Bweven. Check out this furry thing. Mama? What is it?
Ohh, look! Its a caterpiller
And for my dad...these pics of flowers are just for you!
We planted a morning glory plant around our mailbox and I just love how long they blossom!
And I think my impatiens are on steroids! But I love 'em

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

A letter to our son, Bruiser

Dear Breven,
Someday you're going to look at this picture and wonder why your parents didn't take better care of you. (and thankfully, the picture looks better than real life)
Its not that we don't love you because we really, really do. And its not that we don't look out for you. (trust me, there are days we think you should be wearing a helmet)
But there comes a time when you need to gain your land legs back and watch where those cute little feet are moving. Those pillars you ran into at the airport didn't just appear out of thin air. And those hallway walls aren't really closing in on you. It would add minutes to my life if just once, you would cry over a stubbed toe or pinched finger. Rather, every time I hear you howl, I know I'm going to find you rubbing your head and pointing to the offender, whether that be the wall, a table, a dresser, the bed...
Also, please take into further review that you would make life with your brother just a little easier if you didn't derail every train leaving the station after he sets it all up...
Your concerned and exhausted parents

Monday, October 04, 2010

Your daily smile...

I love you!!