Archive for February, 2011

Snow/Ice Day

February 27, 2011

We’ve had several snow/ice days this year, which is highly unusual for us in Texas.  We woke up several days to everything covered in ice.  Then we got about 6-7 inches of snow on top of that. Schools were cancelled, Brad worked from home, and the kids and I decided to decorate cupcakes and make a cake for Mimi’s birthday on one of our days housebound.  Her birthday was December 31st, but since she wasn’t here then, we had to celebrate a bit later.  It was definitely fun. :)

Since these pictures were taken, we’ve had lots of short sleeve weather, we’ve flown kites, played at several playgrounds where Holden chased the squirrels and was pretty upset that he couldn’t catch one. LOL  The weather here really is crazy.  One day we’re bundled up for freezing temperatures and the next day, Kasen is asking to go swimming because it’s a beautiful day. ;)  I enjoyed the days that we were “stuck” at home because we were all together as a family.  We played games, worked on crafts and snuggled together to watch movies.  And, of course, we played in the ice and snow.  :)  I have pictures of that too, and someday I’ll post those as well.  Don’t hold your breath though. ;) LOL

We had so much fun this day baking and decorating.  Kasen was a little over enthusiastic with her decorating skills. LOL  And Holden, as you can see, had the most fun eating the final product.  He asks for “cuh-cake” quite often now because of this very day.  We also had to sing “Happy Birthday” to everyone so each person had a chance to blow out the candles.  Come to think of it, Holden has been singing “Haaaa-eeeee- Birrr-Daaayyyy……..toooooo youuuuuuuuu” a lot lately.  I thought he picked it up at school, but maybe he just remembers this day.  Funny, he has a great memory just like his big sis. :)  Enjoy the sweetness. ;)

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See ya’ later!!

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2011

Well, I hope you all had a Happy Valentine’s Day – I’m aware it’s almost over. ;)  However; before it’s completely over, I had to come here and share my two adorable Valentines.  They had so much fun opening all of their goodies and we sent them to bed on a good sugar crash . . . . that’s what comes after the sugar high. LOL  Holden was really sick this weekend, and I’m so happy that he is doing better and was able to enjoy the sweet day, and the gorgeous sunshine.  Well, here they are, our funny Valentines.  They both completely melt my heart. :)

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P.S.  If you noticed that Kasen now has bangs, you would be correct.  She cut them this past weekend. *sigh*  Oh well, it could have been worse.  I’m guessing we’ll be needing to see the hairdresser soon to shape them up for us. They’re a little scraggly and uneven right now. She had to keep pushing her hair out of her eyes today.  She was so proud of herself too.  When I asked her why she did it, she happily replied, “Because I always wanted bangs.” LOL  Well, she’s got ‘em now.

See ya’ later!!

Reflection

February 7, 2011

Sweet Holden, looking out the window for planes.  Such a boy! ;)  I love the reflection in his eyes, just gorgeous. :)

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See ya’ later!!

Bathtub Baby

February 2, 2011

Just one cute pic of Holden in the bathtub tonight.  He loves his “bash” and screams “Noooo” every time I ask him if he’s ready to get out.  Obviously he’s never ready. LOL  All you have to do is look at that smile and know how happy he is to get clean. :D

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See ya’ later!!

Total Sweetness

February 1, 2011

I love the way Holden screams, “Dadddyyyyyy!!!  Daaaaaddddyyyyyyy!!” when Brad arrives home from work.  Sometimes he runs to him, other times he stomps his feet and occasionally he just starts turning in circles. LOL  Man, does he love his Daddy.  He asks for him first thing when I get him out of his crib, and he adores the way Brad plays with him every night.  And it just wouldn’t be right if Holden didn’t blow a handful of kisses to him as he drives out of the garage on the way to work. Tonight, Brad had Holden on his lap while they were waiting for Kasen to finish her bath and they started making faces at one another. Holden is such a ham, so it was hilarious.  I ran and grabbed my camera and I loooove what I captured.  I’m crazy about photography for this very reason. I’ll be able to go back and look at these three shots and remember.  I’ll remember the love I felt when I was watching both of them . . . . . letting the stress, of a day of whining, hitting, and arguing between both kids, melt away . . . . embracing the calm that returned for a few seconds . . . . and being able to soak in the happiness of that moment in time . . . . . . a moment of total sweetness. :)

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See ya’ later!!