Amy's favorite phrase, which she repeats ALL DAY LONG EVERYDAY, is "I'm hungry." A couple days ago she used this phrase on me for the 100th time, and I finally said, "Amy, if you say you're hungry one more time, you're going to time out." She looked thoughtful for a moment, then said, "um... I want some food." Clever Amy... very clever.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Here are some random pictures of the kids that I just thought were so cute.
Matthew and Amy have become really good friends as he's gotten older. He is 5 months old now and quite proficient at rolling over, smiling, giggling, sitting up with help, grabbing things, etc. He also eats rice cereal now too. We can't believe how big he's getting, although he has stayed much slimer than Amy was at this age! Amy loves having him around and will often ask if I will let him play downstairs with her. I take him down and let him lay on the floor while she plays with her toys around him. It's so cute!
Matthew's favorite movie is the Lion King Sing-Along Songs movie, especially the Lion King songs. However, he is very picky about which songs on the movie he likes. Sometimes he tolerates them all, but a lot of times he does this when The Little Mermaid comes on:
Posted by Lindsey at 5:58 PM
My little girl turned 3 on Monday, November 2nd! Where does the time go? I swear she was just born! Wow. Well, we had a really great day! We spent the morning getting some birthday supplies, and made her birthday cake. She also ate all the halloween candy she could, since we implemented a no limit rule for her birthday. Then we met up with Mike for lunch at Red Robin. After an afternoon of running errands, including picking up her bike without her seeing it! I'm sneaky like that!
The night ended with a reinactment of "The Berenstein Bears: Too Much Birthday," meaning she burst into tears about not getting to keep playing but being so tired but wanting more cake. She was much happier the next day with all her new toys though. She's having a birthday party on Saturday with all her friends, so more pictures will come! Thanks for all the birthday wishes! Happy Birthday Baby!
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Mike has been amazing about finding an orchestra to play in, no matter where we live. When we were considering moving to Ohio, we googled community orchestras and found the Miami Valley Symphony. What a find! They had their first concert of the season on the 24th-25th of October and it was FANTASTIC! Mike played so well and the group sounded great as a whole! Way to go Mike!
Posted by Lindsey at 4:28 PM
It is Halloween time again! I LOVE Halloween! I love the decorations, the weather (at least in Ohio), the costumes, the candy, the fun! It's all so great! Here is what we were up to this Halloween...
Amy got a couple of Halloween packages in the mail! The first came from Grandma and Grandpa Lewis full of candies and toys and goodies! The funny thing about this was, we ended up with a few things that weren't supposed to be in our box and we were missing a few things that were... apparently the box opened up at the post office and they just shoved stuff back into whatever boxes were sitting there. Nonetheless, great prizes! A few days later we got another package from Grandma and Grandpa Laudie, full of socks and books and note pads! I have to say, I love that my mother-in-law sends me magnetic notepads. There is always one on my fridge and I definitely use them. I really don't know how I lived without them before!
Mike and I have a funny love for cornmazes. The reason? Who knows. Maybe it's because our last date with other people was at the same corn maze on the same night, just a couple weeks before Halloween (we started dating the next week). Whatever the reason, Mike found a cornmaze just a couple miles from our house (Adventure Acres) and planned a family trip to it.
It was definitely colder than we had expected... Matthew was a good sport, as we kept trying to wrap the blanket on his head. We started off just letting Amy lead us around. This ended up being a good idea, as she led us to the first 3 markers in a row! After we took over, we did get lost for a while, but eventually found our way out. All and all, fun was had by all and we will definitely do it again. The leaves are as big as our head!
Amy loves hymn books. She was entertaining herself before the party started.
Amy liked waving her hand in the smoke.
Amy definitely made bank and had a blast going up to everyone. I was very proud that she said thank you after everyone gave her a piece of candy. That's my girl! I learned that Amy is terrified of Halloween masks though. When we had been at Wal-Mart a week before, Mike had put on a really scary mask and she FREAKED OUT. Well, when she was standing at a door trick-or-treating, a kid in a spiderman outfit came to the same door and she just looked back at me and started bawling. He totally terrified her. I told her it was just a kid being silly, but when she saw one of my primary kids dressed up like Spiderman later, she told me it was the "Scary Spider." After we were done trick-or-treating, we ate some pizza and rootbeer (and candy of course!) and sent the kids to bed. Mike and I watched Mr. Boogedy and Bride of Boogedy (gotta love it!) and raided some of Amy's candy! I think it was a really fun Halloween!
Posted by Lindsey at 1:06 PM