Friday, May 29, 2009

Mutton Bustin'

While mom is away the kiddos will play. Kyle took the kids to a rodeo. The video says it all.

Friday, May 22, 2009

kyle has mad skills

i know, you're probably all sick of hearing how hot kyle is.

but too bad. here are some pix of his birthday gift. he wanted a golf cart but instead we got him these four wheels. a gamble that paid off like a kid in a candy store.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Mouths to feed

These birds have made a home in our tree. we have named them ella, kate, and dash.

We're excited for the grandparents to visit this weekend! Visitors are awesome becuase it's like the vacation comes to you.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

don't waste your moments

my bro. is a marine serving in iraq. he and thousands of other brave ones fight our wars and do our dirty work so we can live the lives we lead.

don't listen to the drum that says america is the source of everyone's problems. america is the hope of the world, and if you have a flag you should fly it proudly.

don't waste your moments. they were paid for by others who are expecting you to make the most of them.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

kyle is my go-to man

kyle's birthday is coming up and i wanted to post a few reasons why i'm glad he's my man.

-he can fix almost anything
-he should have been an inventor, not an eye doctor . . . . maybe in retirement
-he is the most hands-on dad around. his kids ADORE him.
-he is always up for an adventure (even with 3 kids)
-he's got a sixth sense for geography and directions
-he is funny on the sly and keeps us laughing
-he has compassion for his patients and those in need
-he is loyal and supports our fam no matter what
-he doesn't boss me around
-he's always up for a movie from redbox
-he loves mexican food as much as me
-he gets a little crazy with his sports, and i'll admit i kinda like it

kids are hard. they require a lot of sacrifice and they pretty much hijack your life. kyle could be living a totally different life right now, but instead he chooses to go to work, come home to his crazy family, and put in the time that it takes to keep things running.

i love you, kyle! you make such a difference in our lives. we hope you have the best month ever!

Monday, May 11, 2009

Happy Mother's Day

The year of fun is turning out to be so fun!

Friday: 27-hole tournament with brisket lunch :)

Friday night: Drove to Georgia to visit friends

Saturday: Tagged along with Gina for the early a.m. garage sales. Watched Page family buy fancy car. Hit the PGA Superstore. Had a nice break as the kids played together with Grandma George in the woods.

Sunday: Church. Walk. House looking. Kids Museum. Dropped Kyle off in Tuscaloosa for more golf on Monday. Drove home. Kids all piled in mom's bed for thunderstorms. Overall a perfect day.

"Mom, Luke's house. Go!" --Kate
"Kate is angry! Make her happy!" --Luke

It was awesome to enjoy a weekend away with Kyle, the kids, and such great friends. Page family, I wish we were neighbors! (sigh.) Thanks for the great time!

Happy mother's day, y'all. Hope it was everything it should have been.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

a fun week

ella may have glasses for kindergarten. her eye doctor is monitoring her progress closely.

cinco de mayo with kyle and his office ladies. yum. my favorite holiday of the year.

ella and kate in their cute new butterfly towels. thanks, grandma anne!

grease monkeys at work. they can't
wait to visit doug's auto repair to find out how the real mechanics do it.

other than that, it's been a great week. we even made a surprise trip to birmingham. Thanks, Olsens and Wards! It was tons of fun.

ella's quote of the week:
"It doesn't matter if I live by the grandmas, what matters is I love them."

kate's antic of the week: While buckled in the back of the car, she took her lid off and threw it on the ground. Then dumped all the ice on the floor. Then shredded her styrofoam cup into a million pieces. Unbelievable. Or as Kyle says, "Totally believable." needless to say she is glad her carseat is three rows back.

dash update: eating rice cereal. loving it. rolling over. smiling. giggling. giving his mommy the best cuddles in the world. and don't forget playing superman with ella (with supervision, of course).

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Megan Fox is Hot

I told Kyle in the next life I was going to be hot like megan fox.

He told me, "Sweet, in the next life Megan Fox is going to be my wife!"

Win, Win! yeah, baby. Transformers coming June . . .

Friday, May 01, 2009

This means war

The kids have declared war on me. So i am declaring war back!
my freshly mopped floor. it was either smash them or take a picture.
can anyone guess where kate is hiding? follow the footsteps.