Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Forest Park Summer FUN!

So we met friends at Forest Park today.  This is a great, new park in Baton Rouge with a playground and splash pad--all on turf!!  Yeah--no sand and no wood chips (although wood chips are good with me--but I avoid all parks with sand!).

 Lydia normally doesn't get into the water--but she did this time!!  I was so happy to catch some water pics!  How FUN!
 Sammy pushing Lydia!  Soo sweet.  Not sure how she feels about it though.  She was a little pooped out at this point.  I love taking Lydia in the morning time before her nap, then I give her to Brett in the afternoon while I go somewhere to study.  It's a great plan.  He did yard work this morning, and we played.  Not a bad exchange!
Mellowing out in dry clothes
 We attempted the pacifier removal in July.  It lasted 2 weeks--2 weeks of sleepless nights and miserable car rides!  Lydia only uses it in the bed, and in the car when she is tired.  She now calls it her "neenga, neenga, neenga" (repeat that fast over and over).  Not sure how it got this name, but hey, it works!  I never wanted to give the pacifier a name, I guess to avoid attention to it--so she named it that.

We are looking forward to temps in the upper 80s and low 90s at the end of the week!  That sounds crazy, but these 99 degree days keep us from enjoying the outdoors.  I can't wait to get the jogging stroller back out!

Love my blankee!

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Little Monet

Well--I haven't quit yet! But that is why no one has seen much of me since the spring time!  I am still in school, but I see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Graduation is December 17th!!! Woo hoo!

My first finger painting experience
I've come to the conclusion that NO time is a PERFECT time :)  If you keep waiting for the perfect time to do things in life--it will never get done.  Just like my blog :)  So--here is a quickie post--because I keep putting off. . . waiting for that perfect time.

What "perfect" moment have you been waiting for?  Don't wait any longer!


This summer we went to the beach (a VERY short trip--pics later) and we visited grandparents, went to parks and more parks, painted, played with play-doh, went to the aquarium, and just hung out around the house.  I was very busy in school, but we managed to find time for some fun activities--in spite of the Heat!  Yikes--I can't wait for fall!
Lydia is in to SMELLING everything. . . evidence is on her face!

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Hey--It's me. I'm a simple, crafty, adventure loving wife and mom who loves to learn about almost anything. I enjoy the blogging community and love learning and growing from reading other's experiences. I became an RN (after being a teacher) and then realized I had lost the creative outlet of my classroom. I've always enjoyed arts and being creative, so I began sewing, smocking, soap making, and delving into other new hobbies! :) I live with my wonderful husband who is my best friend and our sweet little girl. Together we have entrusted our lives to Christ and His purposes. So through this blog, I invite you to walk along with me and my family through our daily adventures!