Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Halloween 2010

This year for Halloween Luke was a train conductor and Cassie was a fairy. I didn't get pictures of Cassie on the actual day- but I had a blue shirt that matched pretty well and black tights that she wore. Luke got the hat, bandana and a train whistle for his birthday the week before so that's what he wore. We just happened to have a shirt that matched the hat! We went to the ward trunk or treat on Friday, but he really didn't understand sone of the games- he just wanted the cookies he saw at the cookie walk- it took us a while before we won! He did get the hang of saying trick or treat and thank you by the end if the night. On the actual day we went over to Michael's parents house and went trick or treating in their neighborhood, the weather was great and no coat was needed! Cassie stayed with me, she'll probably go next year- but Luke has fun! And it was fun for us to watch him get all excited!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Where are you?!

Luke was playing hide and seek/peek a boo today under his blanket. When I was asking "where's Luke? I don't see him?", he answers from under the blanket "I'm right here mommy!".

Friday, October 15, 2010

Keeping busy

This is how I kept the kids busy on our flight home from Seattle. I let them put post-it notes and dots everywhere- including on me! I got some strange looks from passengers as they all came to use the bathroom (I changed our seats from row 17 to row 32 right in front of the potty) but hey....my kids weren't the ones screaming!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Cassie and her hair

I can't remember if I've posted pictures of Cassie and her curls; I think so... But now it's just barely long enough to put in some piggy tails! I did some in the back first; Michael was concerned that it would make her hair go flat and take away the curls- he really likes them!:). Then next I put some pig tails on the top of her head! Her hair seems like it's growing so slowly. It will be fun when I can put more hair up and put bows on her head!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Fort Worth Zoo

We went to the Zoo on Saturday, it was a lot of fun! We always leave so we get there right when it opens to avoid the crowds. This trip we packed lunches and ate outside at the picnic tables- Luke has been wanting to eat outside all week (ever since we ate outside at Sonic on our family day a few weeks ago!). We didn't stay after lunch, we figured that 2 hours today was good. But we all had fun! And both kids fell asleep on the way home, so it was s nice drive home too!

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Love it when they cuddle!

Which isn't often enough! They each have their "lovies"- Luke has puppy tucked right beside him, and Cassie has bunny, well, in her mouth.... She sucks on the arms of her bunnies instead of a binki- we started giving her bunny at about 4 months old but instead of finding her binki when she needed it she found bunny; since then she never went back to the binki. Luke has had his puppy since he was about 6 months old- his binki habit had already been established. I gate to think about what we are going to do when we have to wean Cassie off from sucking on bunny- we still want her to have a favorite something to provide comfort.... Maybe I'll just have to cut off bunny's arms???

Wednesday, August 25, 2010


I think so!! And just like Luke, she does this to the crib- it looks like a beaver lives in her crib, I had to pick little pieces off the crib so she didn't get splinters! Notice that Cassie had to stand on one of her toys to get to the top of the bars! Hopefully these teeth come in quickly because she's a worse teether than Luke ever was!

Monday, August 23, 2010

Car jammies

I'm sorting through clothes that are to small and clothes for the fall when Luke saw these Car pajamas and insisted on wearing them.... The fact that it's 105* out didn't matter! Good thing it's nice and cool in the house because I couldn't get these jammies off him that night!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

This sound makes me happy!

I love that my washer and dryer "sing" to me when the cycle is done! It makes doing the laundry a little bit nicer!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

We've got a climber!

Only problem is that she doesn't know how to get down yet!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Fake camping

Here are some pictures from last weekend. Michael decided that it would be fun to go camping with Luke. We had an authentic camping experience- with all the comforts of home! The night started with foil dinners. S'mores for dessert, Luke made a double decker s'more.... I'm calling it "The McS'more"! Then stories in the tent we set up in the spare room. Luke was just so excited! He wouldn't settle down to sleep, so at 10:30 we called it quits and put him down in his own bed- didn't take long for him to fall asleep then! It was a really fun night, and I'm sure we'll be doing it again!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

I found the missing toys....

I was helping Luke in the downstairs bathroom this morning when I noticed these toys on the floor behind the toilet.

Me: "Luke? What is Noah doing here in the bathroom?"

Luke: "Noah go pee pee!".

So there you have it. I have no idea when Luke put Noah there, maybe last night when we were cleaning up.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Friends for breakfast

Luke decided that Buzz needed to eat too!

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A little backward

If this seems a little backward; you're right! We had workers at the house all day on Tuesday and I had to keep the kids out of certain areas throughout the day. After naps I had to contain the kids in the living room, but promised Luke he could have ice cream after he woke up (to stay cool since out a/c is out too!). I didn't want Cassie getting Luke and his ice cream, and I didn't want Luke to spill- we don't eat in the living room, so I thought this was perfect!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Cassie's first birthday!

I realized that I hadn't posted anything for Cassie's first birthday- over a month ago! So.... here are just a few pictures! We just had a simple celebration, cake, ice cream, and a few gifts. And we actually celebrated her birthday on a Saturday afternoon before lunch (every child's dream, right; dessert first!) but it worked better for us that way since both kids were happy right after naps!

Thursday, July 8, 2010

TV time

Luke really likes to watch The Backyardigans (ok, we do too!) We have a lot of them recorded on the DVR so they are easy to pick and watch. This is Luke watching Robot Rampage. It's hard to hear the tv on the video clip, but Luke will repeat when they say "all systems a okay!". It's really cute when I hear him repeat this through out the day randomly, like when he's suppose to be napping!!

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Random cuteness!

On somedays the kids look really big to me:(. I guess that's all apart of growing up! It's fun to see them playing together and to see the personality that each of them have!

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Looking out the window

Ender sleeps in our room at night, and often this is how you can find him. Apparently Luke also likes to look out of the window like Ender does! Must be a pretty good view! This picture of Luke was taken one morning when Luke snuck into our room, and I was awake enough to grab my phone that was under my pillow and snap a quick picture!

Monday, June 21, 2010

Pretty sky

I went out the other night to do some shopping. This is what the sky
looked like when I came out of the store about 9pm. I had to stop in
my tracks and snap a few pictures! I have no idea what caused (if
anything) the sky to look like this, or why it looked like this. It
looked much better and more awesome in person, and at that moment I
wish I'd had a better camera!

Thursday, June 17, 2010


Today at lunch Luke decided to match the colors of his dishes
together. He had one too many blue pieces of silverware and one for
his glass of milk, but other than that he did great; no help from me!
And in this picture he is counting the jelly beans he got for going
pee pee in the potty!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Random Luke cuteness

Just goofing around! He figured out how to do the spoon on his nose
all by himself after seeing it on Yo Gabba Gabba!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Cassie gets the crayons

Luke was coloring and left the crayons where Cassie could get them.
She had to stand on her tippy toes, but she did get them! And I live
the look on her face! A look of accomplishment! She was rather mad
though, when I had to take them away because she wad eating them!