Tuesday, June 29, 2010

She can't walk...

But she can drive a four-wheeler!

Look out, Austin!

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Backyard Bliss?

We're working on it.
We recently ripped out the old slab and had a much larger one poured.

We tried to add Carly's footprint, but that didn't work out so well.

Some patio furniture and new sod later...it's shaping up.
Still to come- landscaping, a cover and stained Adirondack chairs.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Let's play a game

It's called 'What's that on my face?"

I'll make it multiple choice for you:
a. Carly bit me
b. Mother Nature's 30th Birthday present to me - a zit
c. I tried to make my own "green" cleaning products. I touched my face and it burned.
d. A spider bit me in the middle of the night.
If you guessed a, you are correct!
I know that Carly does not like to have her clothes changed, but I never thought that she would BITE ME out of frustration.
We weren't friends for 20 minutes.

What? You don't think this sweet girl would bite her mom on the face (and a few days later on the arm)?

Well, you're wrong. She did.
But I still love her. VERY MUCH.
I just hope that when she starts "school" in the fall that she doesn't become "the biter".

Friday, June 25, 2010

Things that happened in May

What else happened in May?
Well, we met baby Jonah for the first time.
Carly laughed

and looked


and kissed her sweet new friend.

And later she suckered Kelly and Joe in to pulling out all of Jonah's cool toys and playing with her.

We also met the Hamiltons at the museum.
It was especially fun for Hudson, but I think Carly and Colton were a bit young to really appreciate it.

Carly has a piggy bank on a shelf in her room that she points to every night. She likes to kiss the pig goodnight. So, when she saw this piggy bank, she had to kiss it, too.

Of course, there was also Mother's Day.

Carly even got to hang out with her aunts.

There you have it. May.

Just because she's so darn cute


Please ignore the crooked pigtails. I'm still a rookie!

My personal favorite

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

This is how we roll

This is how we roll

This is how Carly rolls

Thirty is FABULOUS!

It happened. I turned 30. I'm over it. Thirty is FABULOUS!
Fabulous husband, fabulous baby, fabulous friends and family. Fabulous life.
I wanted something low-key so we hung out with friends at the house.
Carly and Colton played nicely together.

Tovah and Sara could be found playing with the babies while the babies moms could be found right next to the sangria blanco.

Thanks, friends, for liking me even in my old age.

Kristi - I didn't post the picture of you, me and Landri because I looked like I was more pregnant than you were at the time. I need to learn how to pose in a way that is flattering.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Fairwell ugly light fixture

Remember that ugly light fixture in my entry way?

Me neither!
With a little bit of instruction from my handy husband and one of these...
I did this.
And this.
And this.
And the final product was this.

Ta- da! Mark that off my thirty while I am still thirty list.
Complete a do-it-yourself home improvement project by myself. CHECK!
What? You thought it was my thirty BY thirty list?
You noticed that, huh?

Soooooo...I didn't so much finish my list. But I'm still working on it! I've been crossing off items left and- well, not so much left and right yet, but close.