Friday, April 8, 2011

Where Did You Last See It???

It's no secret that *sometimes* things go missing at our house. I mean, come one, who WOULDN'T think to look for their shoe...or the tv the oven drawer?

I caught Brandon in the act! I have completely given in and this drawer is now his favorite kitchen spot. My sad pots and pans had to find another home. And don't worry, it doesn't get hot when the oven is on.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

It's Going to be a Busy Spring

We signed Nate and Emma up for baseball this spring. Nate is playing on a coach pitch baseball team and Emma is in a "sweeties softball" league, which is basically t-ball softball. For the past few weeks we've been breaking our budget getting the kids outfitted in practice clothes, cleats, new mitts, LOTS of practice balls, new bats, bat bags, batting helmets, and what not and attending lots of practices. And I will just say, its been worth it all! This last Friday was opening ceremonies, followed by team pictures and each of their first games. So far we've loved every minute.

(Emma is far left)
Emma's team, the "Dirt Divas" are adorable!!!
They are just too stinkin' cute for words.

(Emma is 3rd from left)
Nate plays for the Diamondbacks and we've had a ball watching him learn the game of baseball. He's a pretty good hitter, when his coach isn't accidentally striking him and the rest of his team out. Ooops! For now he's playing pitcher and outfield, but his coach is doing a good job of moving the kids around and teaching them the positions.

(above, Nate is 3rd from right, below, Nate is 1st row on left)
Andrew especially has had fun fitting in extra batting practices and throwing sessions when he's home from work, or early on Saturday mornings.
If you need to find us in the next month or two, just go to the ball field!

Monday, April 4, 2011

Nate's Loose Tooth

For the past few weeks Nate has been wiggling his first loose tooth. On Saturday night he was ready for me to pull it. I was a little nervous (having remembered my own cowardice at that age) and made sure he REALLY wanted me to pull it. I gave it a good pull and it didn't budge. I thought for sure he'd want me to stop, but he asked if I'd try once more. I obliged and out it came. Shortly thereafter we had to make a pillow for the tooth fairy. After all, Nate can be a wiggly sleeper and we didn't want to lose it! He woke me up early the next morning to show me what the tooth fairy had left behind in that tiny pocket!