December 10, 2012

M's Haircut



Puffles Comes For a Visit

At M's preschool, they have a special toy - Puffles - who visits each of the children in turn.  Two weeks ago it was M's turn!  He had a great time with Puffles. 

The Christmas Tree

November Fun

All Miss E wants for Christmas is her two front teeth.  Actually, she has a giant list of completely unattainable toys that cost like $100 each.  Haha

In November Baby C learned how to climb up on the table.  Now we keep the chairs far from the table.  However, Baby C is now trying to shove chairs over to the table to climb up.  She also learned how to climb up to the piano in a vain attempt to reach the tv.

Baby C carefully strewing leftover Halloween candy around the master bedroom.  

Baby C cut 4 teeth in November!

We spent Thanksgiving with three other families whose extended families were far away.  Lots of children and lots of babies!  We all had fun.

Long Overdue Update

I just realized it's been several months since I updated this blog.  Oops!  Time for a photo dump!  Here's the September highlight:

Mr N caught a fish bigger than Baby C!  She liked splashing it with water from the hose.

October Highlights:

Mr N caught another fish at the beginning of October.  Yay salmon!

The kids goofing around posing for pictures in some new pajamas.  

Miss E as Tinkerbell.

M as a ninja.

Baby C as a duckling.

 The night before Halloween Mr N & I went to a haunted house with our friends.  We dressed up because that is FUN.  That zombie's pretty creepy, huh.  I was a black widow and Mr N is a lumberjack.  Just in case you are especially obtuse and cannot tell.  :-)

August 8, 2012

Baby C Turned 1!

Here's the video (having trouble with my computer, so it won't embed videos right now...):
Baby C's Birthday

July 29, 2012

Enchanted Forest

A couple weeks ago we made our annual visit to the Enchanted Forest!  Fun times were had by all!

 The big kids were pretty leery of the giant animal of indeterminate species, but Baby C was game!

E rode this ride several times by herself.  She loves it!

Taking a little rest while we determine our next action.


E, playing Barbies: We're driving to Mexico!  Here we are in Mexico!  (different voice) Wow, that was a short drive! (first voice) Well, we live in Africa, remember?

Here are some pics from when Mr N took E & M to the zoo.  They had so much fun!  Next year when Baby C doesn't nap quite so often we'll all be able to go.

 E is a bird, M is an egg.  

June 3, 2012

Miss E's 6th Birthday Party

 Miss E's 6th birthday party was Saturday.  She requested a Hello Kitty cake.  I'm pretty proud of how it turned out!  It took a long time!  

Miss E had six friends attend.  They played Pin the Crown on the Princess and decorated visors with foam stickers.  There was also plenty of running around outside and jumping on the trampoline.  Everyone got a fairy wand or sword to take home depending on their gender.  Those were a big hit!

For Miss E's actual birthday we will of course be making the trek to Chuck E Cheese so the kids can win AWESOME prizes. Miss E has requested Little Caesar's pizza for dinner.  Haha

It is rather hard for Mr N & I to believe that our baby girl is turning 6.  She has done fabulously at school.  She has lots of friends and is progressing quite well at the 3 Rs.  She is already excited to start 1st grade in the fall.  Right now some of her favorite things to do are play pretend with her My Little Ponies, Barbies or paper dolls, play Hot Lava with her brother, and have friends over to play.  She likes to sleep in the small recliner we have in the girls' room instead of her bed.  She feels this keeps her hair silkier.  She likes to walk around on her tiptoes "to look taller."  She likes to be carried to bed by Mr N.  Miss E is a delightful girl!!!!!

Aunt T's Visit

Mr N's sister, or "Aunt T" as the children like to call her, came to visit over Memorial Day weekend.  It was great to see her!  The weather took a turn for the worse, but Aunt T did not mind a bit as it is already quite hot in Texas where she lives.

She & Mr N went fishing on Friday.  No salmon, but they did have fun reeling in some sturgeon.  Aunt T caught a 41" fish!!  Wowzers.

Saturday Mr N, Aunt T & the kids went to Silver Falls (Mrs N had a break).  The falls were lovely and Aunt T enjoyed the greenery.  Aunt T manned the camera, thus there is no photographic evidence that she visited Silver Falls!

"Why yes, I am a G."

"I'm pooped!"

Baby C mugs for the camera.

Monday saw us dragging Aunt T to Lowe's so we could get ceiling fans for all the bedrooms.  Fun!  Don't worry, we also squeezed in trips to Michaels & Craft Warehouse so Aunt T could get some cool beads for her jewelry making!  Come visit us again soon Aunt T!!