Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Wordless Wednesday


Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Bad Hair Day

The next time you're having a bad hair day, be thankful it doesn't look like this.  "Bed Head" is an understatement.

We're also not real sure about whats going on with these new teeth.  It looks like the Dentist is in our very near feature.  All teasing this boy aside, we couldn't ask for a sweeter baby in the entire world. He is such an angel!


Monday, July 26, 2010

A Scraping Away!

Y'all our life consists of fixing up our new house. We are down to our last project for a long while. Our floors are being refinished. One of the guys doing the work "Meows" every time he finishes a section. One word: weird. I guess whatever works when your using that much muscle power. Rustin enjoyed watching them for awhile. We'll get back to normal updates here very soon!


Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Wordless Wednesday Update


Friday, July 16, 2010

He's Come A Long Way!

The pool has been a challenge for our little guy this summer. I am not sure exactly what happened over the winter, but he literally went from loving the water to being absolutely scared to death of a pool. If you could have seen the terror that completely took over his body anytime he came near the pool (even just last week), you would be so amazed by his progress. I am so proud of you Ryder!!!


Thursday, July 15, 2010

Hard Habit to Break

This is going to be a hard habit to break, but for now he and his little thumb are pretty irresistible.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

All Good Things go on Sale

I first saw this set of canisters here.  I love the Show & Tell Blog and her decorating abilities.  Anyway, we were in Costco on Sunday and they have the canisters marked them down to $19.00 .  I picked up a set and they are so very cute!

We also put some of the vinyl lettering up.  Have you seen this at Hobby Lobby or pretty much anywhere these days, but been afraid to try it?  Don't be!  It is so easy!  Especially if you have a handy husband who is good at centering, leveling and climbing up and down a ladder.  Literally you just stick it to the wall and pull the backing off.  It is great for areas that need a splash of something, but that are not big enough for a piece of art. 


Sunday, July 11, 2010

Introducing our Newest Babysitter

I'm fully aware that this is wrong in all sorts of ways, but at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday morning it is more than nice.


Friday, July 9, 2010

Chick-fil-A Kids Eat Free

Who doesn't love Chick-fil-A, especially when it is Free? A costume (as simple as this mask found on the Chick-fil-a website )gets you a free Kid's Meal!  Enjoy!

Note:  The real thanks goes to my Mother-in-law who invited us sad we couldn't get there and to our next destination in time.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

The realization that one day I will walk around this house and won't find things like this is somewhat upsetting.  A half eaten waffle is evidence of the little feet that roam this place.  Love my two boys and the messes that trail behind them.


Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Our Trip

For our 10th Wedding Anniversary we decided to take a "Kid-less" vacation. Just the two of us and our very good friends, the Valles', from Austin. Matt and Chris go all the way back to high school and the high school kid in them comes out when they are together. It is always a good time for the two of them and a good laugh for Nima (Chris's Wife) and I. Meet Chris & Nima!
 Not taking the boys was actually a tough decision on my part. Although I desperately needed a break from the boys and the boys likely needed a break from me, I sometimes start to hyperventilate at the idea of separating from them for extended periods of time. I know. I need help. Needless to say, we planned for this trip and I didn't wimp out at the last minute.

Ryder stayed with his Grandma and Grandpa Smith (or as Ryder says it Yandma and Yandpa Smif) and Rustin stayed with his Gran and Granddaddy (my parents). They both had a fabulous time. Ryder got to play with his cousins, go down the slip and slide, learned the art of hide and seek which he demonstrated for us at dinner Friday evening as he covered his eyes and began counting. It was so cute. He also visited Chuck E. Cheese on a weekday and not for a birthday party. All things he doesn't get to do on a normal week at home!

Rustin spent the week being toted around on his Granddaddy's hip, eating whatever he would open his mouth for, and falling asleep with his Gran in the rocking chair every night. I can't be irritated by all the spoiling they got. That's what grandparents are for.

Back to the vacation though.

 The resort we stayed at was gorgeous. Very, very small. Only 70 rooms. It seemed like a lot of people must have canceled their trip due to the storm because there were maybe 50 people at the resort when we first arrived. This made for pretty much one on one service. You needed something to eat, it was yours. You needed a drink, they all but put one in your hand. And, that is exactly what we did. We ate, we drank, we read books, we laughed, we didn't worry about changing diapers or taking the other to the potty, we didn't fix peanut butter sandwiches or macaroni & cheese. We had an amazing time. 


Thursday, July 1, 2010

10 Years

Happy Anniversary, Babe! Ten Years ago today we said "I Do" and I honestly can't imagine life any other way than with you. Thank you so much for everything you are. I can't think of a better way to have celebrated than with good friends, good food, good beaches and each other. I love you!