January 31, 2010

Shopping & Playdate Weekend!

I can't believe its Sunday evening already. Where did the weekend go? They seem to go by faster and faster every week. Another reason why three day weekends are a must!

Saturday morning we headed out of the house nice and early to get a jump start on our shopping day. First we stop was Babies R Us. I always say it'll be a quick trip, but an hour and a half later we were still there :-) The girls got lots of new goodies.

Payten's new potty seat, since she's not a fan of the singing potty Santa bought for her.
Camryn's new highchair/booster.

After our trip to Babies R Us, we met up with the Hinken Family for a playdate at Chick Fil-A! The girls had a blast on the playground and the adults actually got to have an adult conversation. :-) Thank you LeeAnn and Brian for meeting us! We have to do it again soon!

We headed over the Millenia Mall after our playdate. Of course I went into Gymboree (my favorite of course). Although this time I was pretty good. I had some returns, so I stayed focused and just returned the items I had. Although I was pretty close to buying something but then I remembered there are so good sales coming up so I need to wait! It was long, exhausting day out so we left the mall and headed home.

Sunday was our normal Sunday for us. Errands in the morning, and being lazy the rest of the day. :-) I actually watched a movie while relaxing. First time in FOREVER! 27 Dresses! What a great movie! I loved it!

Now its time to get ready for another exciting work week. Thank goodness I have off on Tuesday, hopefully that will help make the week fly by. We'll see....

Since I was awful about taking pictures this weekend, here is one of Camryn at Chick Fil-A!

January 29, 2010

Finally a decision....

The Ford Fusion won! After many days of going back and forth deciding which one we liked best, and of course going over the offers, we decided to go with the Fusion. And we love it! Here are a few pictures. Better ones to come :-)

January 28, 2010

A Day at the Park!

Now this is the Florida weather that I love. While it's soo cold in the north we are enjoying just the right temperatures!

Since the weather was so beautiful. We decided to meet the Ellison Clan at the park!

The kiddies sure did have a lot of fun! Payten had so much fun that she came home and took a three and half hour nap!!! We definitely have to do this more, especially before it starts getting too hot!

While the bigger kids were playing, Camryn was hanging out just enjoying the outdoor air :-)


I was looking back at pictures trying to see if the girls look alike, and so far they are complete opposites. Here is a picture of both of them at 14 weeks.

Payten at 14 weeks (top)

Camryn at 14 weeks (bottom)

January 26, 2010

Stand & Spin or Sit &Spin?!?

I think Payten is a little confused on what this toy actually does. I find her using it as a stool more then for its actual purpose. Although finally today she used it the right way. Let's hope she remembers tomorrow and doesn't use it as a stool again!

January 25, 2010

Mmmm food!

Well actually it's only oatmeal cereal, but its better then just formula. At first Camryn wasn't too sure but I think she is liking it. I totally forgot how they spit more out then they actually eat in the beginning. :-)

Ahhh Car Shopping...

Ahhh one of my favorite things to do.... Haha not really! Definitely one of my least favorites! Sean is in need of a new car so we have been researching and pricing. We have finally narrowed it down to two. Stay tuned to which one we have chosen...

2010 Ford Fusion


2010 Nissan Altima

January 24, 2010

Bikini Girl!

Check out that belly :-)

Payten Elisabeth is 23 months today. It's the last month before she turns TWO! I still can't believe that my baby is turning two! Where has the time gone? I remember like it was yesterday when we were taking her home from the hospital :-( She is a ton of fun these days. Saying lots of new words... Pop Pop, Tracey, cracker, Sissy, Love you, See you, and lots more. Happy 23 months baby girl!

January 23, 2010


I have been slacking on the blogging. Things have been crazy this week so I haven't been able to keep up. I had a crazy work schedule this week on top of researching new cars for Sean... so any free time that I did have has been devoted to that this week. I promise I will be better this week and post lots and lots of pictures of the girls... For now I will leave you with a few from this past week :-) Camryn Brooke is 15 weeks this week, wow time is flying. This week we will experiment with cereal... Stay tuned for pictures!

Camryn during some tummy time!

Payten strolling with Scout while watching TV :-)

January 18, 2010

Outside fun!

After Rylie's party, Daddy was taking down the Christmas lights so Payten decided it would be a good time to play outside in her new car. :-)

January 17, 2010

Rylie's 2nd Birthday!

Rylie had her 2nd Birthday party at My Gym and boy was it a lot of fun! Payten had a absolute blast. Payten is quite the scared cat to try things but not today. She was exploring everything. It was great! Thank you so much Rylie for inviting us to your party.

The Birthday Girl Rylie!
The fun parachute with all the "snowballs"

Nathan and Payten riding the worms!
The fun ball pit!

Big bouncy balls!

The yummy Yo Gabba Gabba cake!

Happy Birthday Rylie! :-)

January 16, 2010

Haircut Time!

We headed down to visit Mema & Poppy and of course we were in desperate need of a haircut. So here is Payten sitting oh so still. That is only because we bribed her with M&M's. :-)

January 15, 2010

Design changes...

Excuse my million in one background changes. I am trying to find one I love. I promise I will choose one soon and stick to it :-)

Birthday Party!

Payten's birthday party supplies have arrived! And they are so so cute! We are doing a Fairytale Princess theme at the Gymboree gym this year! February 27th is going to be a lot of fun! We can't wait!

January 14, 2010

Gymboree... Gymbuck Redemption!

Well it's that time to redeem all the gymbucks I have earned over the holidays. And boy did I earn a lot, $175... well actually it wound up to be $225... Yikes! Of course I couldn't let them go to waste so I spent all $225 of them. At least the girls will be stylish this Spring :-) Here are just a few of the things I bought. I can't wait for the girls to wear all of it :-)

January 12, 2010

One of those days...

Did you ever have one of those days where you wish you could go back to bed and start over? That is the kind of day this has been!

It all started at 4am when Camryn woke up. It's usually no big deal. We feed her, change her, and back to bed she goes. Well not this morning. It took over an hour to get her to go back to bed. Before I knew it, it was 5:15am. So I laid in bed, and sure enough then my alarm goes off at 5:55am, so I can start work for 6am. Ugh!

I could barely keep my eyes open since I had interrupted sleep (something I do horrible with), then I hear Payten crying... its only 7am!!! Is she crazy? I tried to lay her back down but she wasn't having that. Not but 20 minutes later Camryn wakes. Now both kids are up at 7:30a. Ahhh! This is supposed to be my time when I can have some peace to myself... I guess not this morning....

Camryn has been having issues with her formula and we are trying to get to the bottom of it. I hope we can soon because having a fussy baby is NOT fun!!!

I am hoping this week gets better or its going to be a long one.....

January 11, 2010

Monday... Back to the Grind!

Is it Monday already? Why do the weekends go so fast?? We really need to start having three day weekends and 4 day weeks. What do you think?? :-)

Friday night evening I worked until 8pm, and since I was having cabin fever I headed over to Target. I picked up a few things for Payten's birthday party and a few Valentine's gifts for the girls. When I got home Camryn was still awake so she hung out with Sean & I and watched 27 Dresses. What a cute movie! I loved it!

Saturday afternoon I went over to the nail salon and Payten joined me for a girls afternoon. She got her nails painted while we were there. I was t
otally shocked she let the lady do it but she did. It's soo cute! Dana & Doug joined us for dinner and game night. After a long game of monopoly we just gave up and turned on the Wii. :-) The Wii is so addicting. Especially the bowling! I beat my record score, woo hoo!

Yesterday was our typical around the house Sunday. Sean and I both ran
a few errands. We split them up, and then we were worked on some things around the house. Sundays always go by so fast :-( Unfortunately the Packers had a horrible loss and Sean was a bit annoyed so that was my que to head to bed, not to mention I had to be up early for work this morning.

I had my bi-yearly review today at work. It went well. They would like me to go for a promotion but unfortunately that would require me to work in the office and right now that's not an option. The commute is a killer and I am just not ready for that right now in my life. Maybe in a few years... Well, Happy Monday All! :-)

This is what happens when Sean gets bored, he torments his daughters!
I am thinking she is still a little small for this!
Okay Dad enough, I'm sleepy!

January 7, 2010

Happy 3 Months Camryn!

Still can't believe she is 3 months already! Time is flying by way too fast! Don't you just love those baby blue eyes? I hope they stay blue!!! Happy 3 months Cami!

Big stretch!Camryn getting excited!!
It was a jammie kind of day!

January 6, 2010

Cute as a Button

My little cuties! I love this shirt so of course I had to get some pictures of them in it :-)

The week is going. Much faster then I thought it would. I am finally started to feel a bit better. Now if I can just get a solid night of sleep... Ahhh that would be even better. Hope everyone is having a good week!