Tuesday, August 30, 2011

My Birthday Boy

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Sunday, August 21, 2011

Random Weekend Fun

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This guy finally learned how to do this, without those pesky training wheels. 

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It’s not like it took him a long time to learn, or even that he was scared to until now….

it’s just that there has been no incentive to learn, since he doesn’t really have any friends to ride around with in the hood.

After all, everyone is like 80 up in here.

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This guy perfected his buzz impression.  (Thanks Kristin.  As you can see, we’re still getting a lot of miles out of this costume!)

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Yeah, those are cereal boxes duck-taped to his arms.  Don’t judge. 

Or else. 

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I touched a gun for the first time, ever.  And it wasn’t so bad.  I might just bring out my inner red neck and do it some more. 

Friday, August 19, 2011

Birthday Favor?

Hey Friends!

I am blogging today with a favor for my boy’s birthday coming up soon.

You see, Jagger really really really wants to be like his big cousin Ryder.  Because Ryder is cool.  Ryder also happens to have his room decorated with lots of different license plates.  Do you see where I am going?

We have a Missouri one, and that’s it!  Anyone out there have a another state plate you woudn’t mind mailing to us?  Comment me if you can.  I know Jagger will be so thrilled about it!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

And off he went

to kindergarten. 

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A few important things about today:

He chose his own outfit and laid it out on the floor last night in anticipation of this morning.

He wanted to go to school about an hour early.

He’s the tallest in his class.

I think his teacher is going to be awesome. 

Although, he is bummed that they have a scheduled “rest time.” And he insists he doesn’t need the stuffed animal his teacher suggest they bring. 

He’s pretty mad that I don’t let him ride the bus.

(I’m kind of scared of it and the potential new words that may come with it.)

He’s not afraid to hug and kiss me in front of his classmates. 

Having a locker is super sweet.

When I warned him that he wouldn’t know any friends at this new school, he replied “That’s okay.  Cuz I know ME, and I am pretty cool!”

Monday, August 8, 2011

Beach Memories

This is the post where I document all the fun facts about our little trip to North Carolina.

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We shared both sides of this house of with 19 of our favorite relatives.  Well technically, I am not sure if they can all claim the “favorite” spot, but we like them well enough anyway.

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And basically, we just did a lot of beachy things.  Typical us. 

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Throw in some arm wrestling for good measure. 

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And a whole lot of races.

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And obligatory family photos.

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And our version of awkward family photos. 

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Wouldn’t they be the cutest family?  I kid.  Quit hissing, really conservative relatives:)

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We celebrated a birthday, or three.  And then we showed off our muscles. 

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And looky here, the men even made their way to the kitchen a few times.  Brothers making dinner.  Just the way I like it.

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We also managed to throw our kids around a whole bunch.

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Is is just me, or does Cash look really high in that last picture?  Shame on you G, that’s not safe.

And of course, like any good vacation, it wore us out. 

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And there you have it.  More pictures than you possibly could have cared to see.  You’re totally welcome.

Oh, and one more thing. I just remembered, I don’t have a picture of one of my kids throwing up in his car seat on the 16 hour drive home.  Bummer.  It was super awesome, anyway, so just imagine that.