Monday, April 25, 2011

Newport

My parents took the fam to Newport to celebrate my mom's big 50th! It was so fun and having ALL the cousins together was amazing/chaos. I loved every minute of it! We stayed in a house that was just steps from the beach. I took WAY too many pictures and had a really hard time narrowing it down. (This is a long post)

My mom opening her book that Amber worked so hard putting together(Letters and pictures from all of us...
Maddux whacking a mole...

LegoLand...We took our giant strollers all the way to the top, only to find out there was no way down but the way we came. My parents were so nice to push them ALL the way back down AGAINST traffic...





the beach...
walking with Bop Bop...


The boys, crab hunting...

Ferris Wheel at Spectrum...
Hot tub on the roof of the house...
Ferry ride on Balboa Island...
Easter Egg hunt on Easter Morning...
Thank you mom and dad for an amazing trip!! Love you!

Easter 2011

We celebrated Easter a week early this year.

Egg dying...
The Easter bunny was really nice to them both...Look how excited Reese is about all her new flower clips! ;) The egg hunt...

Pat's Run

This is a proud mom moment....
My boy ran his first race! It was 0.42 miles .I am such a sap and I got so choked up running behind him. I took 3 videos and I have no idea how to turn them, so I chose one, but apoligize for having to watch him run sideways. My favorite part of this one is how he runs out of his way to the left to kick an orange peel. :) SOOO Maddux...
video
chillaxing before the race...
Before running with Maddux I ran the 4.2 mile race with my friends, sister, and mom and dad. It was SO fun! I absolutely LOVE this race. My goal was to finish faster than my best time (33:12) I finished in 33:46, so I was happy enough! I was mostly so proud of my mom and dad for running it and doing awesome and SUPER pumped to have my cute boy running!

Monday, April 11, 2011

11 months

I've never been this behind with my monthly baby updates! Oops!

Reese is 11 months and I'm so excited to be thinking about her first birthday party!
I can't believe it's all gone by so fast!

Reese....

*grew about 3 whispy pieces of hair in the last month
*still has 6 teeth
*waves bye-bye
*blows kisses
*is at your feet in a matter of seconds if you start eating something
*drops everything when she hears her daddy come in the door
*turns her head bashfully if anyone smiles at her
*can stand on her own for a LONG time
*tries to take steps, but always chickens out and goes down to her knees (ANY day now, I'm sure of it!)
*dances when we play music
*says mama, dada, and bye bye and finally knows what it means
*will not hold still (must run in the family)