Friday, June 29, 2007

We're back

Time sure does fly when you are having fun.
Adam, Grace and I visited my in-laws this past weekend. It was a nice relaxing weekend filled with lots of movie watching (I LOVE their media room!).
On Sunday, we left Grace with the grandparents. Adam went back home for a busy week of work and I headed south to visit my good friend, Katie, and her new little girl, Paige!

Katie is such a natural mother. Of course since she is a teacher and worked many more years before that at daycares and babysitting, she was bound to have a natural instinct when it comes to having a baby of your own. She already has Paige on a good little routine. She only wakes ONCE at night and then is asleep till at least 8am.

It's funny how quickly you forget thing though. I've gotten so use to just asking Grace, do you want oatmeal or fruit. And she will point to one she wants. With a newborn you forget that it is such a guessing game. The same cry for everything... but Paige cries pretty much only when she is hungry so that it usually an easy one!
Paige and I... notice the pacifier.. GIG 'EM!

Thanks for letting me visit Katie. I enjoyed EVERY minute of it! I just wish we lived closer. Hope to see you soon.
And thank you to Adam's parents for watching my Miss Pris!! I know she had a blast at your house.

Here a few pictures of Grace enjoying Adam's parents house!
Pop Pop's shoes...

Playing at a table MY size!

A little big

The poor doll...

Thursday, June 21, 2007


I will be out of town for the weekend (visiting my in-laws) and next week (visiting my friend Katie and her new baby girl, Paige!) so I thought I would post a few pictures of my baby girl. Have a good week!!!
Cookin with mama!
Cutie pie!
Look at all my teeth... 9... working on more too!!

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Poo in the potty??

WARNING: To those that do like to hear/talk about their children's bowels do not read!
You guys are never going to believe me when I tell you this, in fact, I was surprised myself.

Grace pooped on the potty!!!

You heard that right. The funny thing is that we aren't even potty training. Our sweet neighbor is a wood worker (he's retired) and he made Grace a little potty when she was just a few months old. Since we got the potty it has remained in her closet. She has sat on it from time to time (like in the picture below), but never without clothes on. Well today after Gracie's bath she was running around the house naked and she ran into her closet and sat on the potty. I thought she was just being silly. Boy was I wrong. She got up and their was poo in the potty! How in the heck did she know what to do??
Now I know this was probably a complete fluke, but let me enjoy the joy a parent has when their little 16 month old baby goes poo on the potty. HAHAHA!

So we decided to move her potty into the bathroom. I guess I'll try to see if she wants to go potty every so often. Shoot if it saves me a diaper here and there then its worth it!
Here is Grace sitting on her potty. Yes the potty has a magazine rack and on the other side it has a toliet paper holder!

Wordless Wednesday

Tuesday, June 19, 2007


Grace had her first trip to Chuck E Cheese this past weekend with Molly! She LOVED it. I wasn't really sure if she would be into quite yet, but boy was I wrong. Only problem is she was deathly afraid of Chuck. As long as he stayed away she was fine. Here are a few pics of the girls having fun!!
Grace went down the big kid slide all by herself (like 100 times!)
This was the first encounter with Chuck... Grace broke down in tears when he got closer. :) Grace and Molly riding the horse!
Playing Skeeball... LOVED it... stunk at it, but loved it!
The girls trying rack up the points.
Grace became more interested in the tickets after a while... she even tried to take Molly's tickets.

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day to the best daddy around!!
Thank you for everything you do for us.
We love you! Lisa & Grace

This picture was taken today after we enjoyed dinner at Texas Roadhouse... Adam's pick! :)

Here are a few of my other favorites of Grace and her daddy.
Grace 4 weeks old (her first time to go to church)
Grace 4 months old... loving on her daddy.
Grace 8 months old.

Friday, June 15, 2007


This week I volunteered to help at VBS (Vacation Bible School) at my church. WOW... talk about a busy and tiring week!! I helped out in the craft room which was a lot of fun. Grace got to play everyday in the nursery and was so worn out when I picked her up that she normally napped for 3 hours in the afternoon!! Here are some pictures I took of the last day.
Here is Grace about to float away in the hot air balloon!
Some of the 1st and 2nd graders dancing!
1st graders...
2nd graders...
Kindergartners at drama... fishing!

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Look who's talkin'...

Grace is really trying hard to talk... finally! She was pretty much saying "dada" for everything. She would occasionally say "hi" or "mama", but not very often. Just in the last couple weeks she has really ramped up her vocabulary! She is now saying these words:

*mama (still only on occasion)
*stay (says this to the dog)
*mine (I'm pretty sure she has said this... it is Molly's favorite word right now, so I guess she learned it from her :)!)

Oh and she is really trying to copy right now. She will do a couple animal noises: cow, cat, & dog. I'll try to catch some of these on video and post it later.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Where is Grace?

OUTSIDE! Her favorite place...

Monday, June 11, 2007

Sling giveaway....

I've loved my Baby Bjorn and Hot Sling so when I saw this giveaway for one lucky momma to win a $75 gift certificate to MamaKanga I thought I had to go for it. I would love to have a new cool sling! I actually really want a Mai Tai... you can read about it at their website. So go to Adventures in Babywearing to read more about it.

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Where have we been?

Well... Adam had to travel for a few days so I went down to the Big-D to hang out with some friends and family. We stayed for Memorial Day weekend. Then nearly 2 weeks ago my mom had back surgery. Grace and I stayed for a week to help my mom out since my dad was busy with work and because she loves our company :) My mom is now doing GREAT and feeling pretty good. She still has a long road ahead to full recovery, but is already having relief.
Here are a few pics of our time in Dallas.

Grace LOVES corn-on-the-cob!

She also liked to play in the dog's cage... silly girl.

Grace also enjoyed her make-shift tent.

And enjoyed swimming!

Also, while we were in Dallas I went to see the play Camelot with my friend Tiffany. It was fun to go to the play and get out with girls, but the play was just okay. Also over Memorial Day weekend, Adam and I hung out with some friends that I went to high school with and celebrated a friends engagement! We can't wait for the big day Brian.

Then this entire past week Gracie had swim lessons at the local college. She LOVED every minute of it. We also learned she is pretty fearless when it comes to water. Maybe she will be my little swimmer!

Grace excited to go swimming!
Mommy and Grace swimming!

And in the mess of a busy few weeks, Adam and I celebrated our 4 year wedding anniversary. Since our anniversary fell during the week, we celebrated last night. We went down to Dallas and stayed at the Westin hotel in Frisco and ate dinner at The Silver Fox just down the road. It was great to have a nice grown-up evening. :)

OH and I almost forgot... one of my best friends, Katie, and her husband, Andy, welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Paige Elizabeth, into this world on Tuesday, June 5th. She weighted 8 lbs 4 ozs and was 20 inches long. Here is a picture that Katie sent. I can't wait to get my hands on her! (ignore the date on the photo... it's wrong)

I've also been busy with a few other things... including, but not limited to, doing 100 loads of laundry, helping my church prepare for Vacation Bible School (which starts tomorrow), chasing a nearly 16 month old cutie pie, grocery shopping a few times, more laundry, going to the lake with friends, found out our friends, Joey, Hailey and Molly are moving away (we are super bummed!!), making a myspace page (i know... dumb, but a couple of my friends convinced me!), and getting a job! Yup... you heard that last one right, I got a job. You are looking at the newest part-time teacher for The Sunshine School. It is basically a mothers-day-out program. I will be working on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30-3 and the best part is I get to bring Grace! I can't wait. I'll keep you guys updated when I start.

That's all for now folks. The girls say have a great day!

Grace (15 months), Molly (20 months) & Sophie (15 months)

Monday, June 04, 2007

coming soon...

Okay so sorry that I haven't updated in forever. And I don't really have time this week either. Plus I left my laptop at my parents house, so I'm computer-less all week (with the exception of right now, while I'm using Adam's work laptop).

Anyway, I promise this weekend that I will write a long post with LOTS of pictures. I have so many updates. So check back in one week!