Sunday, August 10, 2014

Week 2 in photos- August 3- August 6 (partial week)

Ok so the title of this post is a little misleading! But as I was doing this post the photos from especially Friday the 8th got to be VERY VERY overwhelming. So instead of doing photos for the whole week, I am going to break this week up into two different posts. Plus- I am working on this on Sunday the 10th  but I need to wait to get some photos back from my in-laws because they are currently with the boys camping!

Sunday August 3, 2014

These photos were actually from a project Owen did YESTERDAY at Home Depot. But he just got it all dry and the stickers finished so the photos happened today. He made this adorable pencil case and he is super proud of himself! 

Owen actually decided to give this to Pop-Pop for his basement which is so sweet! 

Owen and Grey both got the cutest smocks for the project! 

I  just snuck in and watched both of my boys sleep for a few minutes. I am just amazed at how much I truly love them. I am so incredibly thankful for both of them and I know how blessed I am to have them in my life!

Grey has really started sleeping with A LOT of animals/ babies and blankets! 

Owen sleeping with "Joey", Baby Bear and Piper Dog

August 4, 2014

Grey being silly in a laundry basket

I got to do my niece Evie's hair this morning! Super fun for a "boy mom"! 

Oh how I have missed Philadelphia Pizza!!! 

My boys love Philly pizza too!!! This is Daddy's favorite kind- Sicilian! 

August 5, 2014 

Greyson + ice cream! 

Helping Pop-Pop do some work on the bathroom 

Owen took this nice picture of me this morning 

Family Shot 

Owen and I doing our nightly devotions! 

August 6, 2014

Someone is beginning to really potty train!!!! 

Milkshakes with MomMom! 

Grey got his first bee sting!!! You can see his right chin/cheek is swollen! 

Uncle Nate with Grey and cousin Mila! 

I had the pleasure of having dinner with some old work friends from when I was a preschool teacher (2003-2005!) It was a super fun reunion!

This is my friend Doni and me! 

With Traci and Susan! 
It was a very nice (half) week! I am having a great time here in PA and I know the boys are too!!!!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Week 1 in Photos- July 27- August 2, 2014

I have decided I really need to be better about documenting our lives. I am so good at taking tons of photos on my iPhone but then never doing anything with them. Or I over-share them on Facebook which is annoying. I know a bunch of people are into Instagram- and while I use it sometimes- I really need to just have a place I can document lots of photos each week.

So my new goal is to do weekly photos on here of our lives. We will see how long this lasts- but I would love to do it all year. I have friends who do "Project Life" and while I would LOVE to be able to do the same, realistically I know I just wont follow through like I hopefully will on here!

This was actually from the week prior. Grey and I flew from Wyoming to Philadelphia. I was supposed to be on the same flight as my in-laws who had been visiting us in Wyoming for a week- but there was a bit of a mix up so I flew solo with the boys. They did SOOOOO GOOD!!!!

Thursday July 24, 2014 

Greyson fell asleep on the 2nd plane of the day 

The boys on the 1st of 2 airplanes. They really did so great! 
Aunt Jean was nice enough to pick us up and take us to her house. Owen immediately started playing with his cousins and doctor dress up happened pretty fast! 

Sunday July 27 
Love this little one! 
Grey immediately took to sleeping in bed with his girl cousin's babies. I caught him like this when waking him up from nap this Sunday. He also makes me tuck "baby" in before we leave the room. I guess we are going to have to buy him a baby for Wyoming! It is adorable how paternal he is with the babies. 
Kisses from Victor- Uncle Steve's doggie! 

Monday July 28 
A day before my actual birthday (because the day of was getting a little busy), Owen took my out to the Movie Tavern here in town to see the new Planes Fire and Rescue movie. This place is great because you get to order food to eat while you watch the movie. I had a great birthday date with my oldest! 
Owen's yummy pizza at the movie
Tuesday July 29
Beautiful daisies and mini roses from my husband. He is away for a couple of months so it was extra special to get these from him for my birthday. I keep moving them from the dining room to my room depending where I am because they are so pretty- I want them around me all the time!
My sister sent me a sweet package and one of the contents was a birthday banner. I hung it up in the room I am staying for a little extra cheer! 

My best friend Erin took me out to the Cheesecake Factory- my absolute favorite place EVER to celebrate my Birthday. 

So I am now officially 33 years old. This was a particularly difficult birthday for me because (once again) my husband and I are apart for it  (darn military - said with a smile), and I just really wanted him around. I am here visiting with friends and family who did a great job of making me feel special- I just really missed my husband. We will also not be together for our 8th anniversary of marriage and HIS birthday. Not my favorite time for him to not be near us. Not that there IS ever a good time.... This just seems to happen more years than not. Ok, pitty party over!  :) 

Wednesday July 30
Grey loves to play dress up and can be found most days with a random hat or pair of shoes! 
Thursday July 31, 2014 

On Thursday we spent the day at Erin's in-laws amazing new pool.

Underwater shot of Owen, Papa and Evan 
Owen was so great in the water. I was so impressed! 

Greyson was a little less sure about the water- but by the end of the day he was letting me take him to the deep end to pretend to be a shark chasing Owen. Most of his time though was spent in the shallow shelf area checking it out himself. He LOVED the pool! 

Owen about to go down the great water slide! He love this thing and did not even mind going under water like he normally would have. The trip to the pool was definitely great for his confidence. We plan on going back next week! 
After they were tired of swimming all of the boys enjoyed some swinging time 
Grey riding his first big boy swing (without the sides of a baby swing! He loved it! 

Friday August 1, 2014 

Friday was finally a low key day. I feel like we had been go go go for a while so it was nice to not have any plans and to just hang around the house. We were all exhausted still from swimming! 
Grammy (Amy's step mother) sent a package with tons of stickers and activity books for all of the cousins. 

Showing off his new big boy backpack that we just ordered and had monogram ed from LL Bean. We also got the matching lunch box. Owen loved them both and felt like a pretty big deal! 

Cousin love early this morning!!! 
Saturday August 2, 2014 

It is so hard getting all 6 cousins looking in the same direction, smiling. But we sure tried! 

It is even harder when we put them all up on the play gym. Poor Mila was just not a happy camper! 

Grey really is enjoying swinging on the "big boy swing" 

The girls. My nieces and me!

The kids and I have had a really nice week traveling from Wyoming to PA. Our time here in PA has been really great so far. I am looking forward to a couple more weeks of fun!!!