A trip to the park by Mimi’s house (with Mimi, Kaeli, David, Jonathan, Alicia, Malachi, Jen, and Dylan)The boys – in various positions on the swingsVal came over to bake cookies, play games, and hang outMy First Concert in the Countryside Park off Brainard…I LOVED IT!!!We saw Heartless, a Heart cover band that also played hits from Bon Jovi, Queen,… View Post
Charlie got to spend the day with the LaPav Family [last name has been altered to protect their identity](hereinafter “LPF”) and he sure had a lot of fun! (Cathy’s kids were even up early to greet him!) Charlie and the ChickiesLiterally, a chicken.Charlie and Sarah (He even kicked his legs and smiled when he first saw her!)Emily and Charlie (He’s… View Post
*Note: This picture was take several weeks ago, but is on the blog per popular demand.
Just a few pics from our day today… Charlie would also like to wish his Uncle Dan and Aunt Sara a happy 9th anniversary!!! Love you!
Homemade green beans were on the menu tonight and the camera was ready!Do ya love him? or do ya love him? I know I do!
Spent the day with Momma and Poppy today. Enjoyed it all. NEVER wanted to leave the pool and would always go nuts when we walked by it. (best moment: momma bbbbbbb’ed her lips, trying to get Charlie to do it back, nothing. Poppy does it once and Charlie does it right back!!) Jumperoo (still not sure of this thing)A little… View Post
The Fourth of July started out with a bang and I made a new speciality – Independence Day Pancakes (Blueberry pancakes, topped with fresh strawberries and lite Cool Whip). We then ventured out to Jim’s boss’ house for the BBQ of the day. We had a good time (even in the rain) and then spent the rest of the evening… View Post
Jim put together Charlie’s Around-We-Go yesterday and he enjoyed it! (Although he didn’t really like the sound of daddy’s drill putting it together…) His feet never even touched the ground!
Homemade ApplesauceHomemade Squash – (MY FIRST TIME)Honestly, ONE of the craziest faces I have EVER seen!We went with my family to Patio yesterday and Charlie enjoyed a new sort of veggie – a dill pickle! Mimi told us about how she and Kaeli LOVED pickles when they were babies and Charlie was no different…Jim could barely get it out of… View Post
For years now, Jim and I have attended the Evergreen Park Parade. I used to go a while back with the Higgins family (they got me hooked on it) and the summer I was in Romania, Scott Bort brought Jim to the parade. Ever since then, we make it a tradition to attend the parade and the fireworks afterwards. Last… View Post
Charlie attended his first (official) picnic this year. Last year, he was just a few weeks old in my belly!! The weather was GORGEOUS and we couldn’t have asked for more! Daddy played baseball, kickball (and Mommy even got a triple and a few hits in baseball), and we splashed our feet in the pool. We spent time with lovely… View Post