Thursday, December 6, 2012

Family Pictures

In October we had family pictures taken by my friend Jessica






Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Ava: 3 Months

3 Months

Not amused:
3 Months

3 Months

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Duke Game

This weekend we went to our second Duke game as a family (1st of this season) and we got to take Ava! She and I were only in the seats for a little while because it was so loud (thankfully it was a 30 point whomping over Delaware or it would have been even louder). Ava hung out in the Ergo carrier which I LOVE. GO DUKE!

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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Thanksgiving Fun

We had a nice Thanksgiving spent with family and friends.

Ava enjoying her first Thanksgiving.

Spending time with Uncle Kevin and Great, Great Aunt Velner, and Mimi.
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The weekend also included putting up Christmas decorations
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And eating leftovers of course!

Monday, November 19, 2012

Pilgrims and Indians

Last week both Anna and Maddie enjoyed a Thanksgiving party with their classmates.

Maddie went on a turkey hunt (turned out the turkey was filled with cheese balls!) and dressed as a pilgrim.

Maddie Thanksgiving Party

Anna, in her indian vest and headband, made a tissue paper turkey and enjoyed doing relay races with her class.

Anna Thanksgiving Party

I am so thankful for both of their schools and teachers!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

2 Months Old: Ava


Ava is two months old now. She is starting to smile and will give the occasional coo. At her appointment today...

Weight: 10 lbs, 13 ounces (50%)
Height: 21 inches (6%)
Head: 39 cm (50%)

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Carving Pumpkins

Opa came to visit this past weekend so we decided to carve pumpkins. The girls thought the insides were icky but they did a good job getting the seeds out.

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Then they drew faces on the pumpkins for the adults to cut out. And here they are, ready for Halloween night.


Monday, October 29, 2012

Anna's Birthday Party

Anna's Bday PJ Party

For Anna's 6th birthday party Anna had 6 friends over for a pajama party. The girls came dressed in their pj's with their favorite stuffed animal/doll. The girls had waffles and muffins for dinner, decorated pillows, made bead bracelets and had a great time playing together. (No sleepover this year!)

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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Happy 6th Birthday Anna

Happy Birthday Day!!

Anna started out her birthday by going to school where they made her a birthday crown to wear and she got to take in a special snack of rice krispy treats. Then daddy picked her up early for lunch at her favorite, Chick-fil-a.

Happy Birthday Day!!

Anna's dinner request was chicken followed by a trip to Brusters where she got a Dino Sundae with birthday cake ice cream! And of course there were presents.

Happy Birthday Day!!

Friday, October 19, 2012

State Fair

Rides, games, food and cow milking.... must be the NC State Fair!

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

School Spirit

On Friday night Erik took Anna and Maddie to the NRCA vs. Ravenscroft football game. Anna's favorite part was the flag girls at half time; Maddie liked the "boom" whenever a team scored (such girls!). I hope they always want us to go with them to the games :).

First NRCA Football Game

At their first high school football game

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Career Day

Anna the kindergarten teacher.

Career Day: Teacher

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Maddie at the Pumpkin Patch

Maddie's preschool class went to Vollmer Farms last week, so Ava and I tagged along. There were chickens and sunflowers, corn mazes and corn to play in, hay rides and giant jumpy pillows.

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