Sunday, August 31, 2014

Our week in pictures: 8.24.14

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1. Princess Sofia's crib is all ready for her!
2. Ethan taking his whale for a swim.
3. Mama's got a new set a wheels, I'm officially a member of the double stroller club!
4. Food truck fest for dinner, yum!
5. Fun hike at the Arboretum.
6. I picked up a beautiful hand made blanket and burp cloths from a local craft fair for Sofia.
7. It's so much fun organizing all these cute girl accessories!
8. Ethan so excited watching the train come around the bend at the choo choo restaurant.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Hiking at the Arboretum

The Morton Arboretum is probably our favorite place we visit regularly. I definitely get every pennies worth out of our membership. They have a great Children's Garden that we go to all the time but they also have miles and miles of hiking trails. I discovered them late last year and I had to push Ethan in a stroller on all the trails. I was pretty excited to take him this year and that he could walk on his own! I took him a few weeks ago and he was in heaven; he's such a nature boy and I love it! He was picking up sticks, rocks, acorns, leaves, anything he could pick up. We walked about a couple miles and he did really well.

Yesterday we went for another hike but this time with my sister and my nieces. It was Lily's first time walking the trails instead of being in a stroller and she loved it just like Ethan. They had a lot of fun together. Lily loves rocks and sticks too so they were constantly on the hunt for them. It is such a beautiful and peaceful way to spend the morning. I can't wait until the leaves start to change, it's going to be spectacular! 

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Play-doh with Dado!

It was pretty hot, humid and rainy this weekend so we were looking for more indoor activities to escape the heat. Michael got out the play-doh to keep Ethan occupied and they had so much fun!

Play-doh mustache!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Catch Up Posts

I am still getting caught up on some posts featuring activities from earlier this Summer. If you're interested, you can check them out here, just click on the titles:

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Our week in pictures: 8.17.14

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1. Ethan's bedroom door sign had to move over to make room for Sofia's sign!
2. Daddy is making sure his little girl is properly outfitted for football season!
3. Fun at the splash park.
4. Ethan pretending to sleep on the swing.
5. Painting a welcome home sign for his baby sister.
6. Watching a documentary about the ocean on a rainy day, this kid is serious about his animals!
7. Heading to the soccer field to kick the ball.
8. Ethan modeling his new elephant backpack.
9. Beautiful roses from my love. He knows how to keep a very pregnant Mama's spirits up!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Catch-up Posts

I am finally getting caught up on some posts featuring activities earlier this Summer. If you're interested, you can check them out here, just click on the titles:

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Day out with Thomas

One of our planned Summer activities that I was most excited about was Day Out with Thomas. Ethan is absolutely in love with Thomas and all things trains. We bought our tickets months ago and this past weekend it was finally here! Ethan was so excited, every morning that week he would wake up and ask, "ride Thomas?" We were finally able to say on Saturday, "yes today's the day!" We went with my parents, my sister and her family and her husband's family. We had so much fun! We had amazing weather and Ethan loved every minute of it. I can't wait until next year!

Ethan in his Thomas outfit ready to go!

Way too much fun!