Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Pumpkin Patch

We had a playdate with the Fischer's & went to Owen's Pumpkin Patch. The kids were able to pick out a pumpkin, feed animals, go on a tractor hay ride, and the most fun of all was THROWING hay. Yes, throwing hay! Throwing hay isn't a listed activity of Owen's Farm but they may want to add it to entice little boys. We also went here last year and the best part for the boys was also THROWING hay.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Boo at the Zoo...Halloween is coming!

We have begun our Halloween festivities! Seems like as a child, I participated in Halloween only once a year. My boys will dress up in their costumes 4 times! I love any holiday that allows awesome decorations, including putting them on the boys...a.k.a.costumes!
Back to the blog. We went to Zoo at the Zoo in The Fort with Nanny & Grandpa Ray. This has becomes an annual festivity for us. We arrive early, pop open Nanny's car (food & chairs magically come out) and go "Trick or Treating" at the zoo. We all have so much

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

State Fair of Texas. YeeeHaww!

We made it to the Texas State Fair! We have made this an annual event for us. We always have soooo much fun....as long as we get discounted/free admission tickets:) Thank you Uncle Stefan for the tickets! This was a big year for us. Christian rode the BIG ferris wheel! This ride always looks big but it is especially HUGE when you're standing in line! Both boys had a wonderful time and we look forward to next year.

Reid gets Itty Bitty Glasses!

We are on day 5 of Reid wearing glasses. He is wearing them more & more each day. We are so impressed with how little he actually resists wearing them! I think our baby boy has been struggling to see & we never knew it. It's unbelievable that he has even passed all of the vision screenings at his pediatrician.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

6 months of life with pictures!

Where does the time go! I haven't updated my blog since last April....that's 6 months! Wow! So, it's hard to give 6 months of life into a single blog. Here are some highlights:

May 2008: We made a road trip to Houston to see Grand Buddy & Nana then drove to Lometa to see Papa & NeeNee. The boys visited NASA & then Christian caught his first fish with Daddy (Scott) & Papa. Reid had his first visit to the ER...he slipped (while standing...?) and cut his head on an old metal wagon wheel. RC's hospital tags are now in the baby book!

June 2008: We got Reid a potty, which he was excited about. Unfortunately he wasn't excited to use it. Christian realized that Reid doesn't always listen when he speaks.....it's very interesting to watch your child come to the realization that not everyone listens when you speak!

July 2008: Boys saw their first Fireworks! We went to the rooftop of Scott's office with our buddies, The Wegener's. It was so much fun to see all of our boys' in awe of the bright lights in the night sky.

August 2008: We took a Road Trip to Missouri to visit Grandma. This was Reid's first BIG, LONG drive in a car. The boys had a great time. Reid accidentally locked himself in his room! He was soooo very calm & cool about it. Scott & I were frantric to get the door open. Preparing for Halloween: CC has decided to be a "one man band" & RC can't decide between Thomas the Train, Mary Poppins, Pongo (101 Dalmations), a bat, Mystery Machine (yes, the van from Scooby Doo) & Spiderman. Christian had his first visit to the ER. He had a straw in his mouth....and slipped. Punctured the interior of his cheek. Ouch!

September 2008: The boys went ice skating for the first time! Christian began PreK. He loves school! We also had our first family vacation with another family. We went to Glen Rose with our good friends, The Fischer's. We had such a wonderful time. Our boy's are still talking about The Fischer's & Glen Rose.

October 2008: Reid has decided what he wants to be for Halloween! A Mighty Knight! He loves watching The Backyardigans. There is an episode where they pretend to be Knights. Reid had his first opthamologist appt. We have begun the weaning into wearing his new glasses.

This is the past 6 months in a quick glance. I don't know how to add a slide show. I hope to figure this out within the next day or 2. I'll ask Fiona! She always knows this stuff!