Sunday, March 27, 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

He's a Walking Boy

 Although the news is a couple of weeks old, we have another walker in the family.  He was been taking steps forever, but finally decided that walking is worth the effort.  Although he still crawls occasionally, he loves walking and will stop mid-crawl just to stand up and show off.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

One Project Down. . .

. . .who knows how many to go.  Actually, we are really happy with our house, but you know there are always those projects that are always lingering in the back of your mind that you would like to get done.  This was one of those projects: the sliding shower door in the kids bathroom.
  I mean, it doesn't look horrible, but have you ever tried to clean one of those things?  Impossible.  Or bathe a child while leaning over the edge of the track?  So not fun.  So when we were looking into buying the house, I told Brett that I wanted this to be one of our first projects.  Four months later. . .it was time to clean it once again and I had had enough.  So I decided to go at it myself.  Really, it was easily to get the doors and track off.  I just unscrewed a couple of screws and then slid a paint scraper under the edge. . .
.  . .and voila, the track was off.  But not so much fun to get all of this off. . .
It was gross under that track.  And there was lots of caulking and "glue stuff" underneath that took some major scraping away at.  Like a couple of hours.  But I am sooo glad it is finally gone.  Do I ever use this shower?  No, but it is one project off the list.  And look how much nicer it looks. . .
And it is a billion times easier to clean.
And because a blog post without a picture of the kids is not allowed. . .

Monday, March 7, 2011

Happy Birthday Bailey

I can't believe that our Bailey Girl turned 5 today.  She is growing up way too quickly.  We were able to have the Yee's and Higham's over for dinner tonight, so we prepared a ton of Bailey's dinner of choice, PASTA!
And what is pasta without some breadsticks. . .
(Can I tell you, they don't look pretty, but oh, they taste soooo good!)
And for desert it was all about the sprinkles:  Rainbow chip cupcakes, with rainbow chip frosting, with sprinkles of course.
Uncle Michael got to play with fire while lighting the birthday candles.
And then it was on to the presents.
A new lunch box.
Dragon Tales
And a birthday card with a special message that Grandpa actually got to read to Bailey.
It was a fun night with family.  Thanks Bailey for having a birthday so we could all celebrate.  We love you girl!