July 15, 2008

Random Tidbits

Miss E knows the important words and phrases she needs to succeed in life: "Put me down now!", KitchenAid (she says this surprisingly well), "hups" (hiccups), "I need diaper change," and "Ask Daddy!" (I taught her that last one.)

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Bonesteele has started outgrowing some 3-6 month clothes. Eek! He is not even 3 months old yet! I bought him some 6-9 month onesies today so he'll have something to wear in this heat. All the 6-9 month clothes I already had are warm clothes. Because I thought he'd be wearing them in October.

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Mr N went back to work Monday. So long, paternity leave! :(

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Mr N took Miss E to a U-Pick blueberry field on Saturday and they came home with buckets full of the luscious berries. I think berry season is the most marvelous time of the year. I made a blueberry betty yesterday (delicious topped with ice cream), and am going to make double-blueberry muffins tomorrow. Mostly though we have just been gorging on the blueberries!

Unfortunately due to a cool spring, the raspberry crop has been lousy, so we had to satisfy ourselves with a half-flat from the local produce shop.

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Bonesteele is a happy, smiling baby. He is busy:
  • trying to roll over
  • almost laughing
  • sucking his hands whenever possible (making him wonderfully self-soothing)
Miss E is busy:
  • trying to feed Bonesteele grapes (!) when I turn my back for a second
  • taking care of her baby bear - feeding, diaper changing, putting it down for a nap
  • constantly asking, "What's that?" Her vocabulary is exploding.

July 12, 2008

Lots of Recent Pictures (for the Grandmas!)

Mr. N's foot is in the picture to illustrate how big Bonesteele is now! He had a well-baby check yesterday - he weighed 16 lbs 11 oz and is 25.25 inches long!

Miss E unsnapping Bonesteele's clothes. One of her favorite pasttimes.

I've been using my new KitchenAid to make bread! Miss E loves to ask for a "piece of bread."

Miss E eats oatmeal with great gusto!