Wednesday, June 23, 2010

What’s summer without watermelon?

We were at Momo’s the other night and she had a big ol watermelon for the kids. 


Jett chose to lick the watermelon…..IMG_8568

And look closely at the ground, that is Jett’s General Grievous that Rin Rin made a cape for….forget the bows and flower clips, she is now into making superhero gear.IMG_8572

Diggin in!


…but still licking….IMG_8573

Drew wasn’t sure what to make of Jett’s licking..he is a boy who likes to devour food (as is apparent by his buddha belly)IMG_8574

oh so silly…..IMG_8577


picking out the seedsIMG_8583

yep….still licking……IMG_8584




  is it fair that he got those eyelashes??!IMG_8600

Lila, enjoying it all.lilalou

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Happy Daddy’s Day



I am a couple days late on the Father’s day post (again) but I took the same route as last year and interviewed Luke.  I included Drew this year as well because he has his own ideas about his Daddy….

1. What's something Daddy always says to you?
Luke: I love you and he sings me songs

Drew: Easy… (hahahaha!!)

2. What makes Daddy happy?
Luke: When I give him hugs

Drew: Pink

3. What makes Daddy sad?
Luke: When the battery got dead in his video camera.

Drew: Not listening

4. What does Daddy do that makes you laugh?
Luke: When he tickles me (not much has changed in that department)

Drew: Dinosaurs

5. What did Daddy like when he was a little boy?
Luke: Make armies out of mud

Drew: played snakes

6. How old is Daddy?
Luke: 102

Drew: 1!!

7. How tall is Daddy?
Luke: This big (and jumps in the air)

Drew: Big and big and big

8. What's Daddy’s favorite thing to do?
Luke: When I get hurt he takes me to get ice cream

Drew: Paint with me

9. What do you think Daddy does when you're not around?
Luke: Goes to school and he works

Drew: Paints

10. If Daddy were to become famous, what would he be famous for?
Luke: Saving people….he would save them from bad guys

Drew: being a daddy!!

11. What is something Daddy is good at?
Luke: Making really hard food, like pizza

Drew: Ice and blue (wth?!?!?!?!)

12. What is something Daddy is not good at?
Luke: Making Lego things

Drew: Jet green hands (what is he talking about?!?!!?)

13. What's Daddy’s job?
Luke: Teach kids football

Drew: Paints

14. What's Daddy’s favorite food?
Luke: Wild wings

Drew: Goldfish crackers

15. Why are you proud of Daddy?
Luke: Because he helps me and if there is something that is trying to get me, he runs and gets it, if he can.  Like sometimes a big big monster tries to get me

Drew: because him play with me

16. If Daddy was a cartoon character, who would he be?
Luke: He would be Luke Skywalker

Drew: Jessie (the girl from Toy Story….lovely :)

17. What do you and Daddy do together?

Luke: We play together

Drew: Play toys

18. How are you and Daddy the same?
Luke: My eyes and his eyes are the same.  We see the same things.

Drew: We like soccer

19. How are you and Daddy different?

Luke: We both don’t have goatees.  I don’t want a goatee. Ever.

Drew: when he wears glasses

20. How do you know Daddy loves you?

Luke: He tells me he loves with words and he is nice.

Drew: Him kiss me in the face

21. What's Daddy’s favorite thing about Mommy?

Luke: How pretty you are (aww…. :)

Drew: I don’t know….he loves Marley (thanks Drew)

22. Where is Daddy’s favorite place to go?

Luke: Buffalo Wild Wings

Drew: to dinosaur places

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ok, a few things have changed since last year.  One, Luke can read so he wanted to give the same answers as last year.  Good to see John doesn’t still wear hair bands or love Jack in the Box. :)  And Drew…I have no words.  I guess that is what I get for trying to interview a 2 year old (almost 3!)

But John, you make our life better, every single moment.  Our children are beyond blessed to call you Daddy.  I am so confident that they are going to grow into amazing men (and daddies!) because of you and your guidance.  I can’t wait to see what the future holds…

We love you (to the moon and back!)

Here Comes the Sun……

Every morning on the way to school we listen to the ipod.  The Beatles have become a favorite in our rotation (especially since they sing Here Comes the Sun from The Bee Movie).  A tribute band was playing at the wineries on Saturday night and Luke’s future kindergarten teacher hooked us up with tickets.


A rare family shot….IMG_8474

Drew, who travels EVERYWHERE lately with his cape.IMG_8483

I love him.IMG_8487

Luke thought we were really seeing The Beatles, I didn’t break the news to him…IMG_8488

Luke and future kinder pal, ParkerIMG_8493

Drew, Preston and the ipods.IMG_8497

This little boy had the MOST fun.  He air guitared every single song. (you can see his little hands in this picture)…who knew?! :)IMG_8511

The fab four….and their manager



Drew and Daddy dancingIMG_8519

There were some party people next to us that tried to get the boys to dance……they weren’t really into that.IMG_8538

they preferred to boogie on their own :)IMG_8539

Monday, June 21, 2010

Play date with our besties

Lila…who had double dipped numerous times in the veggie dip. But really, can you fault someone that this cute?!


And here she was eating from each of the boys plates.  Love how she can hold her own.IMG_8407

Drew wasn’t a fan of the chips and sandwich….he is a HUGE fruit lover.  When I came to bring him more, he preferred the bowl.  IMG_8415

Best buds.  IMG_8419

Luke looks greasy because of the tons of sunscreen I put on himIMG_8424

still only 1 looking at the camera…IMG_8426

yep, fail as always… day we will get a good shot :)IMG_8429

Luke, always a ham….he was showing me an action shot of what he was going to be doing on the slip-n-slideIMG_8431

Lila, rockin the cowboy boots and bloomersIMG_8433







Tuesday, June 15, 2010

momo and papa’s ALWAYS an adventure :)

So, we went to Momo and Papa’s the other night to celebrate Rin Rin’s birthday.  We figured we could hang out, have some pizza, cake, you know typical family birthday celebration.  Well……she didn’t really get the party of her dreams.  Lets just say they had a few problems at the house.  Problems with the septic.  Need I say more?


Little Lulu loves her Momo.  She does do this weird collapse thing on her whenever Momo holds her though.  We think Momo sweats tryptophan…or whatever that stuff is that is in turkeys that makes you sleepy on Thanksgiving.

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Yeah, but the feeling is pretty mutual :)  Although why Momo was laughing…..

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This is what Papa thought of the septic issues.  Not pleased. Nope, not pleased at all.

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The boys, trying to solve the problem6-6 036

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you would have thought he found gold.6-6 042

Luke wanted to hold the lizard so bad.  Luckily he had the glove as a good barricade :)6-6 045

Raquel is over all this boy stuff…she is ready for middle school.  oh, and the new Twilight movie to come out.  But how in the heck did she get this old already?

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I swear she was JUST this little yesterday…..and looked (and acted) a lot like Lila :)6-6 031