Friday, November 25, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

We had a great day..I felt like such a grown-up, hosting my very first real holiday! The kids helped me make these cute placecards, everyone pitched in on the cooking and we all ate way too much. A great day!

(Juliet's finger prints)

(Aidric's finger prints)

Grandma getting some snuggles with Cormac

Turkey, sweet potatoes, stuffing, asparagus, mashed potatoes and gravy, rolls...

Cormac spent his first Thanksgiving Dinner sleeping in the kitchen =)

I managed to catch a few pics of Grace and Max outside...when my own children ran away from me, I didn't even attempt to chase them =)

After naps/quiet time, we had dinner, did baths and put jammies on before heading over to Chris's cousin Jackie's house. We spent a few hours catching up with family and overeating dessert.

Our 52 weeks picture. This is week 49.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Weighing in at 12 lbs. 7 oz...

Our little (not so little really) 2 month old! We had his well check and immunizations
today. He's in the 75% for weight and the 50% for height. If I remember correctly, these percentages are very consistent with Aidric and Juliet. They all ballooned between 2-6 months!

Other than that, no news is good news...nothing really remarkable to report. He's doing great...tiny bit of thrush (he had it about a month ago and it's back..hopefully we'll get rid of it for good this time!). Really nothing else to report!

Monday, November 7, 2011

puzzle mania

This kid LOVES puzzles. He has spent over an hour a day working on them for the last week or so. His room is carpeted, so he goes in our (still unfinished) bathroom to put them together. I walked up there one day and saw the floor covered in puzzles and had to grab my camera.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

3 adorable dinos

I LOVE that Aidric and Juliet both wanted to be dinosaurs for Halloween this year. It was actually Juliet's idea. Aidric's love/obsession for dinosaurs has rubbed off on her. We have no less than 10 dinosaur books, which Aidric has the better parts of memorized. He can pronounce words such as "struthiomimus", "janenschia", "ceolophysis" and "euoplocephalus". It's pretty impressive.

They spend countless hours playing "dinosaur" in which she is usually the daddy, he is the mommy and "Annie" and "Buddy" are 2 plastic dinosaurs they carry around with them. LOVE the imaginary play!

Juliet also spends a LOT of time practicing her roar. She's actually a pretty scary's a deep, strong roar. Unfortunately, she generally chooses naptime to practice and the other night, she even decided to put in some practice time around 3 am. (I woke up to the noise and thought she was crying, I was on my way to her room when I realized it was not a cry at all, but a roar. As frustrating as it was to be awake and out of bed at 3 am, I couldn't help but laugh!)

Needless to say, their choice of dinosaurs for Halloween was fitting and perfect. Deciding what Cormac would be couldn't have been easier.

We started trick or treating this year at Riviera Village again while it was still light out. After dinner, we headed out in the neighborhood and kept it short. I love that we only went to 5 houses and yet they both had a blast and think they got a HUGE haul of candy.

Week 45 of our 52 week project.

We were parked along the water and I couldn't resist a few quick pics with the ocean behind them.