Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween!

Well, we went to our church's Pumpkin Bash and Olivia got to play some fun games and bounce in the inflatable castle. She was very cute in her Frog costume. Not to be outdone, however, was Gabe in his adorable Peapod. Olivia got to go Trick-or-Treating for the first time tonight and she had a blast. I tried to get her to say, "Trick Or Treat and Vote Republican" but she clammed up whenever someone opened the door. She did bring in a pretty good haul, tho.

Sunday, October 26, 2008

One Mammoth Olivia Update

I know it's been all Gabe this and Gabe that for a while, so here's what his big sister's been up to...

A couple weeks back, we all took a ride out to a corn maze and pumpkin patch. The corn maze was insane. I expected something at least mildly difficult, but had to be this:

There were 6 checkpoints, each with a map, so we figured we could get to one or two and then go, but again, no. We spent more than an hour getting into it and finally just followed someone to a checkpoint where there was a map, took a picture of it and used that to get us back out so Rebecca could go feed Gabe. Maybe if we'd had another 18 hours....

While we were there, we let Olivia play on this giant jumping "pillow."

On another day, Rebecca, Olivia and Gabe went to the Zoo with some friends.

Ok, you're officially a geek if you know what the number on the helicopter is from. (yes, I know...)
The Polar Bear was quite playful the day they went, as you can see.

Olivia's also been doing a dance/gymnastics class at the Little Gym each week and she loves it!

More Gabe cuteness

So I went away for a week and now I'm back and the kiddo smiles up a storm for Mommy, but looks at me like, "who are you?" He's still cute, tho :)

He's holding his head up really well now and Olivia is doing wonderfully with him.

I suppose I'd have this look if someone were pounding on my back, too.

I did get him to smile once without mommy around...once.

But, this is the look i normally get.

We took a quick video of him smiling and cooing, but he hasn't mastered the art of conversation just yet...

Sunday, October 12, 2008


We finally got him to hold a smile long enough to take a picture of it! Careful ladies, he'll break your heart!

Friday, October 10, 2008

A Couple More Gabe Pics

The little guy is doing very well. He's getting big and he's given us a couple of smiles, but they come and go so quickly, we haven't been able to get a picture just yet. He loves to sleep and looks so peaceful when he's sleeping, but when he's awake, he's very aware and looks all around.