Monday, September 30, 2013

Crazy Sock Day

This girl can work any theme!

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Soccer Season is Here! Divide and Conquor

So, I'm one of Mara's soccer coaches
And Brian is Alaric's head coach.  This is great however it means we both HAVE to be at our one kid's game and don't get to see the other kid's if they are playing at the same time.  No worries- we'll figure this out, right?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

G.I. Joe American Hero!

For Alaric's best friend Rylan's birthday gift, he wanted to give him something to DO, not something to have.  So, he invited him over for a GI Joe Playdate complete with matching Camo outfits, lots of guns, spy and intelligence gear and hideouts in the backyard!

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Jack Visits the Fire Station

Each year for birthdays, we like to give something to DO, not just something to have.  So this year for our nephew Jack, we bought him a firefighter uniform and asked our friend, Mike, if he would take us on a tour of the Champaign Firestation.  I know they say they do this all the time but we were so excited and so grateful for the behind the scenes trip- we all loved it!

Look at this sweet boy!
Can't wait to be firefighters!
We even got to hang out in the workout room!
Jack and Firefighter Mike had matching axes!
So excited to be at the firestation.
Jack even got to drive the truck
There were long silences, dead stares, and stopping in his be inside the brain of a 3 year old.  This kid was taking it all in.
Firefighter Mike put on all parts of his fire suit for us to see him.  The kids got to touch each piece.
He looked and sounded kinda scary but we talked about how firefighters are there to help.  
Everyone got to try on the real fire helmet.

Then Mike showed us how he uses the pole when the alarm goes off.  
The kids raced to the pole themselves.
Thanks Fire fighter Mike for the tour and the free stuff!

Happy Boy at McDonalds to cool down after the trip!  Love spending time with this sweet boy!

Sunday, September 1, 2013

German's 40th/10th Birthday Bash!

Our friend Sean, and his daughter Emmie, share a birthday and this year it was a big one- 40 and 10!  They has a great party.
Love this sweet girl and the time we spend together

Dancing the night away!
This handsome guy even asked me to dance!
Cool boys!
Daddy's Little Man
These boys aren't so little anymore!