Thursday, February 25, 2010


Giveaway on the oh so beautiful Natalie's blog!


Friday, February 19, 2010

Exciting things going on... sort of :)

So, I'd like to start this post off with one of my proudest moments with Lyla this past week...

Do you see it???

NOW do you see it???

That's right!! My sweet girl got her FIRST FRECKLE!!! Strange how the smallest things can make a momma SO PROUD!!!! I guess since she has one already, she is bound to get PLENTY more. As most of you know, I am just covered in freckles. For a while, I hated them. I remember talking to my mom and her saying that she used to have freckles and that they just faded over time. I think she lied about that to make me feel better because she doesn't have any freckles on her face anymore and I still do. I remember also wanting all my freckles to just combine so I could just be TAN! I realized now that that would look really funny and even horrible. :) But now I LOVE my freckles, especially during the summer when they just stand out. I think it is just me and adds to my character. So, I hope I can help Lyla learn to LOVE her freckles and be confident with them and we can just be freckle faces together. That is my wish :)

Moving on... This is just us back from the grocery store. I don't know why but I like this picture of Nate.

And as most of you mom's know, kids just LOVE to "help" you put things away :)

Okay, so when did Lyla get red hair? Does it look red in this picture to anyone else? It really is actually pretty dark but there are those occasional pictures where it looks like this...

And to finish this post off...

Remember the last post about Lyla and her red chair? Well, I decided to go find her a little chair for herself to have at home and I found this beauty on Craigslist for $5!!

Please note the pure excitement on her face! :-D
The chair is made of foam and falls over easily. Thank goodness it is soft!!

Chillin' in mid-tip-over.

In the chair with her cute winter coat that we got for $7!

I guess that's all for now. We're moving in a week just to the next city over. I'm glad I'll have something to occupy my mind with until I get to go home to California on April 1st!!! The sun and I are in much need of a reunion. I look sickly.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Little Red Chair

The other day I went to the Museum of Science and Industry with some girlfriends and our kids (I'll probably post about that later). We let the kids play in a little "Kid Zone" and this is where Lyla found her favorite thing... a little red chair...

(I love that her right eye is squinted more than her left. She does this often)

Out of all the awesome things to see at the museum, she love this chair the most. If she wasn't playing in the water, she was sitting in it, experimenting positions, and treating the chair like it was her throne. She was happy. The chair was happy. And I was happy. It was a good day.