Monday, May 31, 2010
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Amber's preschool program started off with them each telling their favorite thing about preschool. Amber's favorite thing was "The hula hoop" and "Halloween."
Amber and Spencer were lucky enough to go to school together. We love living close to cousins! They had a great year together and really looked out for one another.
Friday, May 21, 2010
So the jump was Parker's first event. He was acting so shy and I didn't think there was any way he would participate, but he did! One moment he was shy and burying himself in to my hip, the next thing you know the guy yells "ready, set, go!" and Parker took off. Is this just the cutest?
After the track meet we went swimming. It was my first time taking all three kids by myself. I was pretty nervous, but all went well. No drowning! After about a half hour of wressling the three kids a lifeguard asked "do you want life jackets for them?" Typically I don't do floatation stuff hoping they'll learn how to swim on their own, but I gladly accepted them and it made the next two hours a breeze! It was a fun day, we're all exhausted but honestly what a great way to start the weekend!
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
We let the kids pick what ever dinner they want for their birthday, Amber's choice: sausage, spaghetti & salad! Our kids don't really like anything so I was surprised spaghetti made it to the top of the list. Spaghetti has always been my favorite, so I was happy to make it! My little nephew Nate for his birthday chose corn, potatoes and rice. I just asked Parker what he'd choose for his birthday dinner and he said "apples."
Yummy Carrot Cake...another pick by Amber. Her first cake she asked me to make was a big round cake with stripes and polka-dots with an Ariel Barbie/Mermaid Barbie in the middle. She wanted pink and purple polka-dots. This cake sounds very similar to the cake Mandy made Amber 2 years ago for her 3rd birthday. There is no way I could get close to anything that beautiful! Luckily Amber had a piece of carrot cake last week and LOVED it, and said "mom, this is the cake I want for my birthday." I lucked out again! If I had to choose carrot cake is definitely my favorite as well, so again another great choice by Amber!
Playing duck-duck-goose on the tramp.