Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween 2013

Our theme this year was the Roaring 20's. Aren't they just the "bee's knees?!!" I must say, I think it's one of my favorite themes so far. The boys were gangsters and the girls were flappers.






I started on their costumes a couple months ago and had them finished 2 weeks early. Let's see if I can remember to do that every year. It is much less stressful than trying to cram it in at the last minute. 

The girls playing in the pile of loot!
Happy Halloween!!

Monday, October 21, 2013

Harvest Dinner

Nothing like a dinner full of fall's harvest. Best time of year! So yummy I had to take a picture.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Deep Ethan

Mom: Ethan, your birthday is coming up. Do you know what you would like?

Ethan: Oh, I don't know.

Mom: There's nothing that comes to mind you'd like to have?

Ethan: No, not really...but I'd just be grateful for anything.

So grateful for selfless, perceptive kids. They have never once complained for what they've done without lately. I am humbled.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

18 Months

This last week the girls turned 18 months. And while it may just be my mind playing tricks on me, I believe this week...they are starting to not look like babies anymore :-( Even though they are tiny, and a little behind for their age, it is definitely becoming apparent that they are toddlers. They are even starting to give us a glimpse of their terrible two's, which believe me, is probably not going to be fun. They are already both experts at throwing themselves on the floor kicking and screaming!

A few fun facts for each of the girls at 18 months.

15 lbs. 7 oz.
 27ish inches.
Wears 3-6 and 6-9 month clothes
Running all around.
Loves music, singing and dancing!
Can be a real cut-up or really reserved.
Is starting to say a few words here and there.
Is a Daddy's girl.

14 lbs. 7 oz.
26ish inches
wears 3-6 month clothes
Started walking last month!
Loves to babble conversations at you--wish I knew what she was trying to say!
Likes to bite....her sister!
Loves to unload and reload the dishwasher and laundry basket.
Is a thrill seeker!

While I wish they could stay babies forever--it is so fun (and exhausting) to have two little toddlers in the house. 

Sadly they were both very sick this last week. But finally today--they seem to be feeling more like themselves.

Their latest venture--yes they are in the trunk of the car. You got a better idea??

Destroyers of all things clean and organized.

This happened in less than a minute. They thought they were funny!

Happy Taco babies after their shower! They love showers!

Their first duet!

Don't know what we'd do without these awesome older brothers and sister!

First time at the mall play place.

And let's not forget to fight! Twins wouldn't be any fun if they didn't fight!