Thursday, April 28, 2011
The Daddy and I have been married for 5 years today. We didn't do anything special, just the normal things. However, he did have two great things for me when he got home from work. Roses and a Cold Stone Creamery Strawberry Passion cake. The roses were beautiful but the cake...oh my word! Amazing. You should try it sometime!
AC was so sweet when Daddy got home. She wanted to help him give me the flowers and cake.
Posted by Sara at 8:41 PM
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
A few weeks ago, we discovered that we do indeed have the Nick Jr. channel in our cable lineup. On Nick Jr. we found a new show that has captivated our girl. Dino Dan. She loves it. It runs for 22 minutes which is entirely too short in AC's opinion. She usually starts crying when the credits begin running at the end. All we have to say to her is, "Do you want to watch 'Dino Dan'?" and she bolts to the TV. I have to admit that it is a refreshing change from Barney.
Here is a quick video that captures her love for Dan and his dinosaurs.
Maybe someday she will develop a taste for slightly girlier things!
Posted by Sara at 7:55 PM
Monday, April 25, 2011
We didn't leave the house today except to check the mail. It was a lazy Monday for us and I only picked up my camera once (you'll see later). So, here are a few random pictures I found from the last few weeks.
AC says 'goes' instead of 'toes'. On morning last week, she walked up to me holding a pair of Daddy's socks and said, "Goes! Goes!" She wanted to wear Daddy socks. And she did...for a few hours.
Our only puzzle is this wooden farm puzzle. She affectionately refers to this guy as "Papa" and she came to this conclusion all on her own.
One of her new favorite words is 'nap'. 'Nap' means lying down, covering up with a blanket, getting a kiss, and closing your eyes. AC decided Mr. Bear needed a nap.
She has recently fallen in love with cheese quesadillas. I can't bring myself to taste her quesadillas because I have to use that veggie cheese. It must not be too bad because she loves them!
Finally, the only time I picked up my camera today. As soon as Daddy gets up in the morning or comes home from work, she starts screaming, "Shishies! Shishies!!" She and her daddy go fishing at least once a day. Today they caught a big one and she was so excited. Please excuse the messy head. Bad hair day.
Posted by Sara at 8:01 PM
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Easter started out with a visit from the Easter Bunny. He left just a little candy and a small Magna Doodle. AC loved all of it. Church followed. We actually got there early. Shocking, I know. Then the Easter festivities continued at home with an egg hunt and a nap.
Here are lots (and I mean lots) of pictures from our day.
I heard her say, "Hat." When I turned to look at her, this what I saw.
It was a good day, but Easter just isn't the same when we don't get to share it with you. We love and miss you all!
Posted by Sara at 8:03 PM
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Thursday, April 21, 2011
At the about the same time every afternoon, my girls get very, very excited. The furry girl usually tips us off that the time has come. She has the best ears, after all. Daddy's home!!! Finally, after a long day away, Daddy is home. This video says it all.
Just a few things about the video: AC is pretending to talk on the phone, except it's not a phone. It's a stud finder she dug out of Daddy's tool case early in the day. Also, at 0:21, we think she is saying, "Open, please." I've listened to it at least 20 times and each time I hear it more clearly. What do you think?
Posted by Sara at 7:29 PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
It's true what they say...that it's crazy how quick toddlers/kids learn to use technology.
She's so close to being able to pull up Barney on Netflix all by herself. If she could only grasp that it's a "touch" screen and not a "jab, slap, and punch" screen, she'd be good to go!
Posted by Sara at 7:19 PM
Monday, April 18, 2011
The most exciting part of this Monday, the 18th of April....Happy Birthday to our new cousin, Caroline!!! We already love her so much and haven't even seen her! Congratulations, Tyler and Ashley! And guess what the cool part is...she was born on her grandma's birthday. Happy Birthday, La! What a wonderful present for you!
The rest of the day consisted of some time at the pool. This was AC second time in the pool. Her first time was last fall at our friend Melissa's house.
She wasn't so sure of it a first. Before she would get in the water, she threw all her things in.
She did eventually play in the water. However, she slipped and went under no long after she got comfortable. This scared her and she was officially finished after that. We had fun anyway!
Posted by Sara at 6:03 PM
Saturday, April 16, 2011
I hate diaper rash.
I feel like I'm on constant poop patrol. At this point, I'm seriously considering just going without diapers. I'd rather clean up poop off the floor than use any more rash creams. Something's gotta give. She's had this rash on and off for about 2 months now. I've done everything. Switched diapers. Switched creams. Changed her diet. It's gotten to the point that our days revolve around when AC is going to go #2. It's making me bonkers. Come on, Potty Training Fairy. Cast your spell on my girl already!
Posted by Sara at 9:12 PM
Friday, April 15, 2011
Just a few randoms from the last 2 weeks.
This girl got a new coat at a consignment sale last week. She loved it so much that she wore it around (with the hood up) for quite awhile before I made her take it off. It was about 90 out, after all.
Posted by Sara at 8:39 PM
I love this. Because I do have a daughter.
Here's a link to the author reciting it. She's good.Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter ... | Video on TED.com
Just watch the first 4 minutes. Unless you're an English teacher nerd like me and want to hear a lecture on writing and poetry for an additional 16 minutes.
Posted by Sara at 4:56 PM