Friday, July 30, 2010

Splash Park

I took the kids and met friends at a local Splash Park this week...and I will not be doing it again any time soon! AGH! It was so crowded and miserably hot. Maybe it was the huge mass of people, maybe the noise but HK HATED it. From the moment we got out of the car I didn't put her back down until we got back in the car an hour and a half later. Most of that time she was screaming and crying. It was pitiful. Matney had a good time in the beginning but she was more than ready to go by the time we left. Too many people and way too little space and water!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Wild Women

Seriously, if I didn't know better (which I do) I would think I was pregnant and nesting. I don't know what has gotten into me the past few weeks but I've gone through this house like a wild woman! I've taken loads of stuff to the trash can, have about 10 bags piled to take to Goodwill and I'm not done. In the past 2 weeks I've painted the girls bathroom (it is super cute and I'll get pictures up soon), cleaned out the pantry and kitchen cabinets, under the bathroom cabinets, gone through every toy we own and spent last night cleaning out our closet until midnight. The girls have been great sports about strange things being thrown all over the house during the day. Jared would probably just like some calmness and order when he walks in the door at night. He'll never get that with these three wild women in the house. This is what he normally sees when he walks in the door...

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Princess Matney

Elmo? No. Dora? No. Diego? No. Strawberry Shortcake? No. So who in the world is Matney's latest obsession? She is in LOVE with all things princess, especially the Disney princesses. Oh my, I am not a princess kind of mom and I didn't plan on my girls being into Barbies or princesses but Matney has fallen in love all on her own. I am not sure how she even knew about the princesses because we don't have the movies. Anyway, Miss M has a princess nightgown and tiara that she prefers as her daily attire. If we're home and the dress is clean I don't even fight it anymore. This particular day she did not have her subjects under control and almost lost her crown!

I have SO many pictures to upload and post. It has been whirlwind of a summer, and I stay completly exhausted, but we're having tons of fun. I usually blog after the girls are in bed when J and I are watching TV. However, since we only sit to watch the Biggest Loser and its season ended a few months ago we have hardly turned the tv on...which means I never sit down to blog. Anyway, we are having a great time and I'll have to find a show to watch so that I'll sit still and do it soon.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

HK 1st Birthday Pictures

I picked up a cupcake and balloons for HK to take some first birthday pictures. She was actually 13 1/2 months because our photographer moved just before her bday and we had to find someone new. He did as good as he could have with Halle Kate. She was furious about being told to sit on the blanket in the heat while her sister played on the playground!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Summer Family Pictures

These are more of the pictures from the photographer. The girls did really well for the first 10 minutes. It was HOT and after that we all went downhill quickly. Still, he was able to get some good shots of all of us.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Cutie Pies!

Here are a few of the girls from the photographer a few weeks ago. Oh my goodness, such cutie pies!

I've been trying to upload pictures for a couple of nights and have been having lots of problems. Anyone else on Blogger having trouble too?