Monday, January 31, 2011
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Yesterday was very, very different and quite a success if I do say so myself. First off, the temperature was about 27, which is significantly warmer than the past two ski outings with the boys. Secondly, we did snacks before we went out rather than after. Last but not least, the promise of sledding after we were done skiing was rather a good one! Thank goodness!
Declan was a trooper as usual. I think he skies better than I do with no poles! But when he's done, he really enjoys falling on purpose and trying to teach them to get up on their own is trying, to say the least!
Ian's still trying to get the hang of getting up on his own, but at least he's happy doing it this time!
Even if we stop for a minute, Declan will just keep going. This time he was waiting for us. Such a sweet boy.
Since I got a good video of Declan the first time I figured I'd try to get one of Ian this time. He was in such a good mood and enjoying himself! Of course, Declan has to ask his usual question of every place we go! Enjoy!
Mr. Muscle Man showing off his "tattoos" just like Uncle Zach. He told me he's a man now that he has tattoos. So what does that mean for your dad, he doesn't have any? hahaha!
Cobra pose for Ian. Actually they were just playing around but it still reminded me of yoga they have seen me do a couple of times.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Ian on the other didn't like that idea. I had planned on taking them to the playground down the street anyways to it worked for me and Ian fought me the whole way!
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Lastly, I'm working on my first felted project. I'm actually winging it here! I'm just doing a straight knitted, mindless thing here and I'm just hoping it turns into something that I can use. I'm hoping for some sort of bag, we'll see. I'm actually excited to see how it turns out and this is something I can work on and not worry about having to set it down to break up a fight or anything else that my crazy boys come up.
After he was done he decided to help me clean! If only I could get this much cooperation with the picking up of their toys!
Ian saw us having "so much fun" cleaning that he needed to be a part of it too! I'm telling you, this is such a freak act of cleanliness that I am so glad that I took pictures to prove it actually happened and it wasn't just a dream I had!
And this is the scene when it's time to put jammies on! Any given day it varies who is doing what but this particular night it was Ian the muscle man and Declan as Mr. Whiney Pants.
Declan wasn't terribly thrilled with patting it down in the pan but Ian was all about it! Just an excuse to get stuff on his hands he could eat off!
This was our creation and the twist was making it with this cereal rather than the old fashioned rice crispy cereal. The berries made it very yummy, but a little sweet for me. I think I'll try a peanut butter version next time we use this cereal. Still yummy!
I just had to add this picture of our nightly double piggy back ride up the stairs to bed. I'm not sure how much longer I'll be able to do this. They are getting a little heavy for this! I totally can't believe how big they are getting!
As we were putting the Christmas decorations away we found the "Krabby Patties" the Santa was suppose to put in the stockings. Dang Santa and his memory! Apparently they still taste just as good not from the stocking. I find it funny that Ian isn't actually eating them in this picture but just hugging the box. Such a cute kid!
I came downstairs one morning and Declan had gotten up earlier than everyone else and this is what he was doing. Just hangin out playing with his fire station, fire truck, and fire fighter hat. He is such a independent little guy and really growing up so quick! Where is my baby?!!!
Friday, January 7, 2011
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