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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Stone Path

Well here she is in all her glory. Well maybe not all her glory becasue we planted some thyme in between a few of the rocks and on the edges of the path after i took this picture. We want it to grow into the cracks for a nice contrasting effect. I'll make sure and post pictures of that in a few years (something to look forward to huh?) Anyway I thought it turned out pretty dang good.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Bath Time

Splish splash were taking a bath. Because J.J. coated the top of his head with yogurt! Sharlee just didn't want to be left out but she makes for a good photo op so we let her get in the tub too. We are going to send these pictures to Dove and see if we can get in the next commercial...

Sunday, March 29, 2009


I think this is the first time that we have actually put Sharlee's blocks together in alphabetical order. She decided to celebrate by singing the alphabet song... about fifty times. It's a good thing that she is so dang cute.

Tower of Knowledge

On a recent shopping spree I was charged with keeping the childrem entertained while shanda tried on a bunch of new clothes that she had found. Luckily, they have toy section at Ross so I trucked over there with the kids and let them demolish the place...ok, I helped a little bit too. Anyway, Sharlee and I stumbled (not literally) across some foam letter and number blocks that were pretty cool and I decided to get them for her. This is what we did with them when we got home.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Santa's checking his list

Well it is that time of year when parents can use the threat of no presents as a motivational tool to get the kids to clean a little bit more around the house. We planned to use this tool to its fullest potential with our little girl because she actually knows how this whole christmas thing works now but we had no idea that it would work so well with J.J. The allure of a grand haul delivered by santa claus due to his excessive good behavior and a sparkling abode has him in a cleaning frenzy. Too bad CHRISTmas only comes once a year.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Bah Hum Bug Baby

Maybe its a growth spurt, maybe we keep him up to late at night or maybe he just doesn't like outdoor fun. I'm not sure what it is but every time we have gone to play in the snow J.J. has fallen asleep. That is why I don't have any cute pictures of my little man flinging snow. Sorry, but as you can see it is not my fault.

Sharlee the snow Devil

Sharlee would not even put her feet on the ground when it snowed last year but this year she is loving it. The only thing I don't like about taking her out to frolic in this winter wonderland is the fact the she is a snowball throwing machine. I should have known that I was in for it when we were driving in the car up to pinevalley and I asked Sharlee if she was going to make a snowball. She said yes. I asked her if she was going to throw it at mom and she said,"No, I'm going to throw it at you daddy!" At least Shanda thought it was funny.
True to her word every time that we have been out together snowballs have been hurled... at least her throwing arm isn't that good yet.