Friday, October 24, 2008

Kitties and Puppies

When I arrived home from my second weekend in California I had a litter of kittens on our front porch. They were super cute but have since disappeared. We are still seeing the mommy cat so hopefully when the babies are bigger we see them again.

Here are some pictures of the boys just because I can't do all these posts without showing off my little guys.

ASU vs. USC and an appendectomy

While Kristen and I were in Arizona I get a call (well 3 actually) saying that Thomas was in the hospital and had his appendix out (only 15 years behind Ann and I). His scar is about half the size of mine and I am totally jealous. I had to drive Kristen back out to California the following weekend so I was trying to get tickets to the ASU vs. USC game. Unfortunately they were rather expensive to come by. Luckily my big brother has season tickets and was going to take me. With his recent surgery however Vanessa got substituted in for Tom and she was my date to the big game. We had a great time despite the devastating beating that ASU took (I am not going into the score...if you want to know look it up). I had my first bacon wrapped hot dog after the game which was a tasty treat.

P.S. Sorry there must have been a smudge on the lens that I didn't notice.

A trip to the zoo for Olivia's 2nd Birthday and a best friend visit

After Olivia and I made our trip to California my best friend Kristen came out for a visit in Arizona. We had so much fun hanging out and getting to spend time together. Kristen got to have a little bit of an experiance when we all took a trip to the zoo for Olivia's second birthday. I think everyone had a great time (even Mitchell who hates the zoo) and we got to have a nice upclose look at the monkeys. After the zoo we made a trip to Peter Piper Pizza for some lunch and games. It was a fun time for everyone and then we went and took a nap.

P.S. sorry for the picture overload. I have yet to edit these but wanted to get them up for everyone to see.

Paige's First Birthday Party

Here are pictures from Paige's Birthday Party! She was very cute and the party was huge. It was an all out affair for a first birthday. It had a carnival theme so there was face painting, snow cones, balloon animals, and lots of tasty food. Matt's sister, Anne, made a roller coaster cake and I made a carousel cake and it all looked really cute. I have never seen so many little kids contained in such a small area before. I think everyone had a great time and the present pile that Paige had was enormous.

Livi's trip to California

Olivia (the 2 year old I Nanny for) and I took a California to visit my mom for a few days. Olivia got to experience what it's like to have a little sister a few times when my niece Paige joined us for some fun. For the record only having Olivia during the 5 days we were in California was so easy comparatively I don't see how people with one kid are always complaining.

P.S. Olivia now asks where her Mimi is (what she calls my mom) and when she gets to visit her again.

oh so sorry....

So much has been going on the last few weeks I promise to update as soon as I can but for now just know that life is crazy but good and my boys are having a great time in Arizona.