Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Fun with Grandma Rose

Brenner has been off track for over 3 weeks now... we're going a little crazy. So we asked Grandma Rose if she'd come and stay with us for a few days to entertain us.
On Monday we went to the aquarium to check out the new penguin exhibit. The penguins were super active and totally fun to watch. (sorry about the crappy cell phone camera pic, but the battery was dead on my camera). The fun part was that the sting rays were coming way up out of the water so you could easily touch them. Brenner and Joren don't usually want anything to do with the sting rays, but we couldn't drag them away from them this time.

Tuesday we played with friends in the morning and Grandma baby sat Brenner and Terek while I went to Joren's preschool party. After the party we headed to Ikea... Grandma Rose had never been there! Over $100 later, we finally left just in time to get home for dinner.

Today we headed up to the Gateway to Discovery Gateway.... as always fun.

It was so nice to have grandma stay with us for a few days!!!

Now we need Grandma Blake to come up and stay with us again.... we love having visitors!

Friday, March 19, 2010

Silly Joren

I taught Joren how to use Robin Eggs to put lipstick on his lips.... he kind of misses!!!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Little stinker

This is what happens when I turn my back for two seconds! He dumped out the whole box of baking soda on the counter and scattered it all over the counter, chairs, floor, etc.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

This kid...

This kid cracks me up. He loves to go sit in stuff like he's the centerpiece or something. He was sitting completely inside this cabinet and playing peek-a-boo!!!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Brenner's 1st You Tube Video

Brenner loves You Tube!!! He gets on there and watches videos of how to use his toys. When he gets a new toy, he doesn't need to read the instruction manual because he has already watched the video of how to construct it on You Tube. It's so funny. Anyway, we were on a trip to DI the other day. I always tell the kids I will buy them something for under $1. Brenner couldn't find anything he wanted. So we went to the outside portion to check out some stuff. He found an Icee Maker. It didn't have instructions, but no fear, Brenner figured he could find a video on You Tube. We didn't find a video, but what we did find was the instruction manual. So, he decided to make his own You Tube video. (I don't know how to use Imovie, so I just put the original video on there without any editing... sorry. Libby, I need you to teach me how to use it. The video is wide screen so part of it gets cut off it you watch it on the blog. You may actually want to watch it in You Tube for better viewing.)

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

This boy needs a dog

Joren loves animals. When we were in St. George last weekend he had so much fun playing with Tiger.
I have been saying that when he turns 5 I will get him a dog. 10 more months to get geared up.
Any help or suggestions on the perfect type of dog would be great!!!

Monday, March 8, 2010

Terek at 18 months

Okay, so I realize that Terek turned 18 months a couple of weeks ago. But I've been trying to take him out to get his pictures taken (the photographer being me). I tried a couple of times but he would just cry for me to hold him. So I told Ryan that sometime this weekend we would take him and he could help me make him smile, distract him, etc. We were heading to Kanarraville for my cousin Summer's baby blessing (Peyton). So I figured I could find a cool place to take his pictures taken there. For some reason I waited until after the luncheon when he was completely dirty. We took them at my cousin Cash's house by his garage... super sweet location. They turned out totally cute... and an hour's worth of photoshop to get rid of the dirty sweater vest... voila!!! (don't look too close at that sweater vest).

So, Terek at 18 months!!! He is a crazy little boy. He LOVES to climb up on the table and the counter. He loves to get into stuff. He LOVES to be held by mommy and daddy. He loves "nana" (candy). He loves Elmo and all things sesame street. He loves to play with balls. He loves to scream to try to get what he wants. He loves to play outside. He loves to color... on everything except paper. He loves to cuddle. He loves his big brothers and they love him too!!! We love you Big T.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Their latest craziness

So, my boys have decided that they need to take their mattresses off their beds and make a slide down our stairs... it's super fun to slide down.

They like to involve all of their friends in their adventures.
I guess when it's too cold to go outside and use the actual slide, you have to improvise:)
I'm getting kind of tired of having to remake their beds. Fortunately for me, they prefer to sleep on their mattresses in the family room, so no need to make their beds. I just get to live in a messy house all the time... Oh the joys of boys!