Amelia is 3 months! We sure love her.
Friday, September 26, 2014
|Bryan and Oliver by the stream|
|Amelia eating her hand|
|Bryan and Oliver throwing rocks|
|Elizabeth heading to get more rocks for the boys.|
|Elizabeth in the Gondola|
|Me and Amelia|
|Oliver (not so sure about the gondola)|
|The view at the bottom of the gondola|
|The whole family.|
|The kids at the start of the hike. This hike is on the Colorado trail and we just did a half mile or so.|
|Oliver and Elizabeth shaking the leaves off of the tree.|
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Monday started with an early wake up and weigh in for our 8 week weight loss challenge. Bryan and I are not on top. Since I am competitive I decided to step it up from now on. I got up early and exercised and made breakfast before the kids woke up, I need to do tat more often it was great.
I started to post pictures from our Saturday drive in the mountains but ended up postponing that until later. One of my friends posted on our ward Facebook group that she was headed to the park, so even though we needed groceries, we went to the park for a while. Then after an hour we headed yo the grocery store. We started at Walmart with a cart that carried all three kiddos. It was great, except I had a Walmart employee remind me that they deliver...or I could do curbside pick up. That happens pretty much every time we go there these days so I just say thanks and move on.
Then after Walmart we were headed home and Elizabeth asked to have lunch in the car, so I ran in and made E and O sandwiches then unloaded he cold stuff while they ate. Then we went to king soopers to get produce, and free cookies of course. Then headed home for naps. Then we had chicken salad for dinner when Bryan got home and he took the kids for a walk while I cleaned up.
When they got home, Lorrie and Jordan came over for FHE and Elizabeth gave the lesson on Jonah and the whale. "Jonah didn't want to go to Ninevah so he got on a boat for Trash*t..." Yep hilarious.
Then bed for kiddos.
Tuesday we cleaned house. Part of why we cleaned up was because Elizabeth pulled the curtain rod down in the play room. We picked up and vacuumed, did a little laundry and played then naps. When Bryan got home we went to Lowe's and Elizabeth used all her piggy bank money(and some of mom's money) to buy a new curtain rod. When we got home it was bedtime and then we had the sister missionaries over for a member lesson. Then we did the budget while I watched a civil war documentary.
Yesterday I took the kids to the zoo. I used to be able to get there by 10 no problem but these days we are lucky to make it by 11. Yesterday there was a bunch of traffic so we took a while to get there and then Amelia had to eat so we ate lunch in the car while she nursed then headed out. We took our time since it was just us and went to see a shoe where the kids could touch a make and an alligator. It was pretty cool. We also went to the Elephant show and saw the lions when they were awake. It was lots of fun to just GI at pur own pace. We got home and had hamburgers and roasted sweet potatoes for dinner then Bryan handled bedtime with all 3 kids so I could go to mutual. It was a family history activity which are my least favorite. I love family history, just not doing it in a big group with the youth. But I think there were a few successes.
Today we made pancakes and then the kids played outside while I worked out. I prefer to do that before they wake up but sometimes I would rather sleep. Then we played in the sandbox and swings while Amelia napped. Then I vacuumed so the kids could play and made lunch. After lunch everyone took a nap for about 30 minutes before Amelia woke up still tired. Now I am trying to decide what to do for dinner and then later tonight I have book club
Saturday, September 13, 2014
We are driving to the mountains and I opened a cheese stick for myself. Oliver sees and asked for "one bite" so I handed it him and he proceeds to put the cheese stick into his mouth and had just "one bite" and handed it back to me. He put of 80% of the cheese stick into his mouth.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Friday Nicole and Richard got here late and the kids went to bed then woke up Saturday and played non stop. Then everyone else got here Saturday afternoon. We had a big dinner together and then sat around and talked. Then Sunday we all went to church and Bryan blessed Amelia. It was pretty amazing. Then after the block we all went to the temple for pictures and then home for a barbecue. Then on Monday everybody but Bryan's parents had to leave. It was such a fun weekend being surrounded by family and friends.
|The whole group|
|Our sweet little family|
|Again, our sweet little family|
|Amelia and her namesake|
|This boy LOVES his grandpa|
|Nicole and "Boppie"|
|Tara's cute boys|
|The girls, and TY playing downstairs. This is what they did all. weekend. long. They had so much fun together, it was ridiculous and wonderful. I have never seen so many princess fairy dances before in my life.|