Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Matching Outfits

Matching outfits, oh how I love thee.

This may be one of the last times I get to do this. . . Carter's still has clothes in all 3 sizes . . . but soon Emily will size out on me.

Woe is me.

I will miss these days of dressing my girls alike.
They are kinda cute, huh?

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Serious Bed Head

My in laws watched the girls one night so we could attend a wedding. When they got Kate up from her nap, she had some serious crazy hair going on. My father in law took these pictures to document it!!! Hilarious!

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Happy Birthday Madeline

Madeline turned 4. Sigh. I begged her to let us have her turn 3 again, but alas we went ahead and let her age another year. . . She decided she wanted a make up party. She woke up to find a caboodle full of nail polish and lip gloss. Soon her friends arrived for a make up party. We did several stations. . . you could put make up on a sketch of Maddie, make a necklace, have your own make up done, get your nails painted, and be sprayed with fairy dust. The little girls had a wonderful time. We also opened presents and had cake!
The day after Maddie's birthday was Sunday - so we went to church. Then we let Maddie choose where to eat. . . she chose Red Robin. They sang to her and brought her a sundae. Then she chose for us to have a family movie night later that evening; complete with popcorn and m & m's.
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A day of remembering

We recently attended Nicki's Celebration Service. Boy was it sad.
While in Brian's hometown we stopped by his childhood home. . . and took a couple of pictures.

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New Experiences

I told you she's a big big girl. Drinking from her first juice box. . .
Soooo proud sitting in a big kid chair!

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We got to go down to my home town's Oktoberfest for Friday evening. I like to go whenever I can. It is good memories, good food, and fun to see old friends. My mom and dad met us there and ate with us, let the kids ride rides, etc. We had a great evening.
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Hair Wrap

Grandma paid for the girls to get a hair wrap at the Oktoberfest - the best part was picking 3 beads and 3 colors of thread!

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Baby Artist

It is never too soon to start exploring the artist within!
Though it is easier to just dump the water on the "paint with water" painting!
I asked Kate if she wanted to paint - she nodded her head and made a sound that sounded like "Deah."
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Big Big Girl

What happened to my baby?

You are a walking maniac. . . you rush everywhere you want to go.

You think you own my cell phone, our home phone, and the remote. You whine when I have any of these!

You know what toys are yours and assert yourself if a sister has one!

You are so sweet and loveable and we are so glad you're ours!

These aren't amazing pix - but they show how she is getting around!
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Friday, October 2, 2009

A day on the Farm

Tuesday Madeline had a field trip to a creamery. It was fun. The best part to me were the amazing barns. They had them moved to this farm from other places in our state. The barns had character and charm. I love old barns!! Emily got to come along on the field trip, while some dear neighbors watched Kate. We got to see cows and chickens. We also got to see where the cows are milked. We ended our time on the farm with some ice cream! Mmmmm.
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