Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Merry Christmas!

Did everyone get what they wished for?





Monday, December 14, 2009

Sweater vests are cool!



Is everyone gearing up for Christmas? I just remembered about my smorgasbord (sp?) of Christmas cookies and wondered when that's going to happen. We still have to get a tree too! Maybe the little fake one I have will suffice for this year.

Friday, December 4, 2009

10 Months

We took this same picture 7 months ago!Chicken cacciatore big boy dinner
I think J is funny when he eats, too!

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Halloween...at last!


My "Modern Day" Cruella look.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Piano Man

These are Benji's band audition tapes. Released to the public for the first time! Hey Cousin G, is there a spot in your band for B? Our Friend Mary calls at the end of this one...

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Saturday, November 7, 2009

9 Months





Benji took it upon himself to do the measuring. I guess I just wasn't cutting it.




Good job Buddy. Looks like you've grown. Now strike a pose.
p.s. still no sign of my Halloween pics. Must still be in the woods...

Sunday, November 1, 2009

hmm...interesting.

I went to download my pictures of halloween and found totally different pictures on my camera that I couldn't find from a couple of weeks ago. Curse the husband. He is taking my camera memory card and putting it in his "wildlife camera". There are apparently two discs circulating. I've got to get a handle on this. Here are the first set of lost pics...

I thought this was funny. He is always trying to sneak an opportunity to get his binky from his carseat. This time it was hanging out for the taking.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

The Eternal Flame (not the song)

We have a cool park south of us that is home to The Eternal Flame. Uncle Brother, Benji and I went to check it out. Here is a peek:




See the flame below in the middle. It wasn't as big as I thought it would be but still cool.
It ended up being safer to get my feet wet than to try and keep them dry. Next time I will wear my hiking boots (and Jeffrey can wear the baby).

Sarah Got Her Groove Back and Buddy Got a Haircut

Before...After...Benji went to his first birthday party. It was a 1st birthday party for our friend and I made him this hat. I have this theory that we can dress our children in what makes us happy until they decide what they want to wear (within reason!)

Sunday, October 4, 2009

8 Months Part Deux!


(almost crawling...not ready for that!)






Benji has two teeth now! He loves to get around by scooting on his back, rolling and army crawling. He also likes to spin on his belly. Another favorite pastime is talking on the phone to grandpa. He has perfected a "hi" sound! He also loves Ginger and for some reason she is so hilarious to him (even on her bed sleeping). You should see the things we have to do to make him laugh.

8 Months!

I wanted to be ready to go and post this in a timely manner (unlike last month). I thought, why not while buddy is sleeping? Then I remembered I hadn't taken any official pictures BEFORE the nap. But I continued to log on and thought a post is better than no post. Right? I remember the days when my every move was planned out before I got out of bed from my clothes to the meals, cleaning , exercise etc. Now I get out of bed by my official alarm and ask him what will be happening. I kind of like it! Here's a cute video:

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

7 Months





I had forgotten to take his length picture this month. Must be all the sleep I am getting! B has decided to start napping and sleeping all by himself. He really seems to be liking his crib. It was like a light switch that went off. I put in a good effort for it to happen sooner but it was all when he was ready I guess!

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Vacation in Maine...

Jeffrey went deep sea fishing. He brought home lots of cod.
Chillin' by the pool!

Hanging out with Grandpa and Daddy.

Buddy Bear met the ocean for the first time.

Payback!





Thursday, August 6, 2009

For all the Grandmas

If your baby is "beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time," you're the grandma.-- Teresa Bloomingdale

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

6 Months



We made it to the golden age of babyhood!





(notice a shorter book!)



Sunday, August 2, 2009

Whizzing By...

Buddy Bear has been practicing his sitting skills.




When Daddies attack with cereal!



Beet Pasta (and homebrew which I'm sure J wanted me to point out)

He decided he was going to make pasta "since it was so easy." Days later we finally got to eat dinner. Did I mention there was carrot also?






Saturday, August 1, 2009

Jump For Joy!

You have to watch until the end when he does a funny monkey and elephant impression...


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Monday, July 13, 2009

Prayers...


for what? I am not sure. I sure hope it has to do with more sleep...

Favorite toys

" Piggy"

"Mortimer the Moose"