Sunday, May 24, 2009


Another great day to be outside.

Memorial Picnic

We had lots of fun at our family picnic yesterday. Rebekah is a cornhole master, and Bethany loved confiscating the bags on her! What a perfect day!

Strawberry Shortcake!

What could be better than strawberry shortcake outside in the summer?

Friday, May 22, 2009

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Quotes of the Week

Bethany's friend, Matthew, decided to tell Bethany a joke.
Matthew: Why did the chicken cross the road? Guess.
Bethany: I don't see a chicken, Matthew.

Proof that we're constantly running late for things. On our way inside yesterday, I decided to stop and see if we had mail.
Bethany: Mommy, we don't have time for this.

Burchfield Playground

Sarah and I took the kids to the Burchfield Park Playground this afternoon, and they had a good old time. Here are a couple pictures and a video from Sarah's camera. (I took a great picture of Bekah, but I can't put it up at the moment, because I'm not at home. I'll get to it soon.)

Monday, May 18, 2009

Extended Family

One of Rebekah's Godfathers and his family made the long trip up to Buffalo to celebrate her birthday with her. It was a whirlwind weekend, and we squeezed as much fun out of it as we could. The kids got along great, and the adults had a late Saturday night! We loved having them up and can't wait for our next visit!

The Party

The party was awesome! The present opening was kind of crazy - the big kids opened most of Bekah's presents for her. She was ok with that because she got them once they were out of the packaging. She loved her cell phone from G.G.s Faye and Richard.

I'm so thankful for Rebekah. Her sweet, happy nature is a constant blessing in our house. We love hearing her babblings, and watching her think new things through. I love how she's already so much different than Bethany - such a unique personality to love!

Rebekah is 1!!!!

My sweet, little Rebekah turned one on Saturday!! We originally planned a farm animal theme, which turned into a generic animal theme when Party City didn't have any farm animal decorations. I just adored her piggy cake, which was a fun jest at her healthy appetite - I'm sure I'll get yelled at when she's a teenager! She loved her cake too, and squished the heck out of it before eating it.

Springtime Fun

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Our Special Restaurant

Bethany really wanted to go out to eat tonight. Instead, we created our own special restaurant right in our livingroom. We even used our good plates!

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Kiss Me, I'm Perfect!


Yesterday I brought home soil and seeds, and we broke out Bethany's new gardening set. She was a little disappointed that we didn't wake up to plants this morning, but she loves watering the soil!

Week of Rebekah

It's impossible to be sad when this grinning girl is around.

Getting Ready

Most mornings while I'm getting ready, this is where my girls are.

Swim Class

Matthew and I gave Bethany swim classes for her birthday. So every Wednesday, Bethany and I hit the pool. You would not believe the stuff they're teaching her already. She jumps in no problem, goes under water, and swims with the help of a kick board (and me holding onto her wrists). She is such a brave girl!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Belated Walking

Bekah's Godfather is always looking out for her - he pointed out that our blog never mentions that Bekah can walk!!! She's very cautious and tries not to fall down, and she already has great balance! Welcome to the toddler stage, Rebekah!

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Easter Day

I realize Easter was a long time ago, but due to Lisa's camera being lost and my computer being broken, these pictures just didn't get on here until now. Better late than never! Enjoy!

Dying Easter Eggs

Bethany - the Superstar!

I've decided that Bethany thinks she's a superstar. Have you noticed how she poses for everything now? Hysterical!