Monday, June 29, 2015

the future is getting clearer

Wilson was only going to be happy if his new glasses were green.  Not a little green.  ALOT green.  After some googling we found out our eye place had these beauties already in stock.  And Mister Wilson was thrilled! His new specs suit him perfectly!  And the best news, they are indestructible!

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

how high can W climb?

Chris and Will had an afternoon together….and the activity was rock climbing.  Given Will’s love of climbing trees lately this was perfect timing. 

Will had a BLAST! And as he reached the top of every climb he’d look down and say “take my picture”.  He couldn’t pick a favorite obstacle but I think where he “scaled large buildings” and jumped down was pretty high up on the list.  We may have to look into climbing camp next year!
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Friday, June 26, 2015

A Jurassic Fairy Garden

We decided the kids empty "digging" garden needed a face lift. The kids drew up plans and had ideas about what their new fairy garden/Jurassic world would look like. A few trips to the hardware store and we were ready for the fairy and dino invasion. Now that it's finished no one plays in it anymore ��
At least it looks pretty. 

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

say what? {another Wyatt funny}

This kid.  I had no response to his idea.  He keeps us in stitches lately.  I remember Will at this age came up with some pretty good quotes too.  

Sunday, June 21, 2015

{almost} night swimming

Poppy surprised the kids with a new addition to the dock. A slide! And they loved it!!! Even Wyatt, who normally takes a while to warm up to new things, was excited. We couldn't keep them off of it!

Between the slide and some night swimming and chasing fireflies. They had an awesome night!

Biggest fish ever!

Wyatt now holds the biggest dock fish record. At our house at least. He casted and (mostly) reeled it in on his own. We were all quite surprised when we saw what was on the end of his line! The kids were all impressed with his huge catfish!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Say What {Wyatt}

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Dying to tie dye

Summer kick off for the kids at involved some parental help. Turns out Chris was pretty handy with rubber bands. The kids had a blast and loved how their shirts turned out. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A new nickname?

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Monday, June 08, 2015

a few of Wyatt's favorite books

Wyatt likes what he likes when it comes to books.  Firefighters, Trains, Cars and Construction are the reoccurring themes on his bookshelves these days. Actually, those have been the only themes to ever take up residence there.

Monday, June 01, 2015

the start to summer

We headed to the lake for our first weekend of the summer.  It was chilly but sunny.  Of course, Ella couldn't swim so she fished and fished.  And the boys swam in the chilly water.  Will took his first nap of the summer on the boat.  We can't wait for many more summer weekends!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

This weekend brought to you by .... ™

The countdown for the first lake weekend has been building for weeks and weeks. And when we realized Ella would still be in a cast we tried to down play it. But the boys were so excited about all the fun. We tried to talk up all the fun E would have fishing and paddle boating but she wasn't buying it. She was NOT happy about this weekend. Especially knowing she was so close to being done with the cast. But we made the best of it. And we're counting down till her first lake visit sans the cast. 

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Not so 20/20 now

About 18 months ago we took Will and Ella to the eye doctor, both got the all clear.  Though the doctor suspected Ella might need glasses before she started Kindergarten.  So last week we went back to make sure everyone was still okay.  Prior to the appointment, we prepared Ella for the possibility of needing glasses.  We went over and over it.  She was prepared.  Too bad we prepared the wrong child for glasses…

Ella’s eyes are still doing good.  Though glasses for reading will probably be needed eventually.  But Will was not so lucky.  Apparently, he’s like his Momma and needs glasses for distance.  Poor guy is not thrilled with this idea.  We’re praying the green glasses he picked out will make him feel super cool!  And hopefully, he will have the summer to get use to them before going back to school.

Hopefully he will let me sneak a few pictures of him in his new green specs!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

not to be left out

These two had their last day of preschool the week before Wilson.  And, of course, this is Ella’s last day of PreK EVER!  She was a tad bit excited.

I can’t believe how much these two have changed this year.


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And not to be left out, a last day pic with cousin Jake.

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