Monday, July 30, 2012

And, the rest of the summer...

Well, it's the end of July and school starts back next week! We've spent most weekends at the lake this month, and hopefully can squeeze a few more in before football games come into play! We took the kids to the Wild Animal Safari one Saturday, and it was hilarious! These big, no huge, better yet, GIGANTIC (with enormous horns, and extremely stinky breath) animals try to stick there entire heads into your car window for food. We had a blast and TJ is already making plans to go back next summer!
TJ finally got his glasses and he looks super cute (and too grown up for me)! He told the lady doing his fitting that he could see all of her wrinkles! Then, he proceeded to move them up and down saying, "Wrinkles. No wrinkles. Wrinkles. No wrinkles."
So to celebrate the new and improved eye sight, we had movie night the first night he got his glasses...he said it was like watching in 3-D.
Tristan has become obsessed with scissors...NOT a good thing for someone nick-named Mayhem to now be known as Tristan Scissor-Hands! The first thing he says when he wakes up in the morning is, "Mommy, where my scissors?!" I need to get a picture for the next post...he carries around 2 pair the whole time he's at home(child-proof of course...but not cut proof). He's also become fairly interested in "Mowing da gas."
And, every little boy loves "pishing" (and skinny dipping)!
Our sweet Tanner turned 9 months. She is of course crawling everywhere, but is standing up and has even taken a few steps on her own. She FINALLY got her first tooth this past week, and has not (keep your fingers crossed)had another ear infection since her tubes were put in!
I'm not ready for summer to come to an end...but, ready or not, here it goes!

Thursday, July 12, 2012's been a busy summer!

So, I guess I've been busy since May?! TJ and Thomas' team finished the season UNDEFEATED...yea, that's right...our 7 & 8 year old Rec team went like 10-0! Pretty cool feat if you ask this proud Momma!
June consisted of Thomas being away for a few days at a coaching clinic; followed by art camp, and Vacation Bible School. Also sprinkle in a 6th ear infection for Miss Tanner, followed by a visit to the ENT, followed by surgery for tubes! The procedure went great, and Tanner did amazing.
Oh, and then TJ saw an eye Dr. to get some glasses! He looked so cute when he tried them on...can't wait to see how precious he will be when his pair come in! But, the cherry on top for June, was our vacation to Perdido Key, FL. We had a great time and the kids were wonderful! We played at the beach each morning, headed up to the condo for lunch, followed by some swimming in the afternoon, naps for babies, then dinner each night. We did all things beach, and nothing else! It was a lot of fun and we will definitely be visiting Perdido Key again next year!
We came home from vacation on the first of July. Went back to reality for 2 days, then went to the lake to celebrate the 4th of July with family!
TJ graduated to wearing only a ski belt and learned to dive!
Tristan learned to zip-sled!
And, sweet Tan just watched proudly! For us, school starts back the first full week in August, so we are trying to soak up the rest of the summer! Coming up season...with 3 kids this year! YIKES!