Monday, December 17, 2012

He hearts cats.

This came home in Elliot's backpack today! I thought a certain uncle might particularly enjoy it. Please note the sunshine, the cloud with rain coming out of it, and the addition of an extra O is his name!

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Chicken fight!

Four nesting boxes to choose from, and they insisted on the same one. Silly chickens!

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Saturday, November 10, 2012

More from the mountains.

Trying to catch up from the past couple months!

Our cabin was extremely secluded, smack dab in the middle of nowhere, and on a beautiful creek. All four of us enjoyed wading in the creek, collecting river rocks, and skipping rocks!
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Seefood!
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She preferred just a plain marshmallow over s'mores.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Good morning.

It was a good morning. No tears, no tantrums, and out the door on time!

Why are you taking our picture at 7 a.m.? They both wandered into my room and snuggled into the big bed just a couple minutes after I had gotten up.
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She found a handful of change on my bedside table, and started sorting it correctly.
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Sweet sleepy boy.
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Up and at 'em! Playing with the tracks Daddy helped him build last night.
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He started getting grumpy when I needed him to come get dressed. "You have a choice. You can come on to your room without fussing, or you can pitch a fit and I'll drag you back to your room. You WILL be getting dressed regardless of your choice." He chose to be dragged down the hall, but with giggles instead of screaming. Thank goodness.
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Dressed! It wasn't one of Sylvie's daycare mornings, so she got to stay in her jammies and unbrushed hair.
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Out the door. Chilly morning in the high 30's. Sylvie insisted on wearing her backpack full of stuffed animals.
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Cutie pie!
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Happy morning time Lil.
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Sunshine and a bit of fog.
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Pre-K drop off complete. Elliot suddenly got clingy as I was leaving his classroom and latched onto me. I had to pry him off and one of his teachers snuggled him up so Syl and I could get out the door. That's only the second time its happened. Sylvie decided she was done after two bites of breakfast, so I ate it instead of fixing me something. She happily played with chocolate scented play dough.
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Morning kitty nap.
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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Batman.

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Elliot's show and tell for this week, a drawing of himself in his Halloween costume!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Apple pickin'.

We went on a weekend trip to north Georgia several weeks back. We spent part of a day at Hillcrest Orchards in Ellijay, and the kids had such a good time!

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At the petting farm.
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I'm really not squishing him!
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Slide time!
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Wheee! I went down a few times, too.
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Elliot loved the giant jumping pillow thing!
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Sylvie couldn't manage to climb to the top, and the bigger kids jumping scared her so she stuck to bouncing on the edge with some help.
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And played in the sand!
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All three intent on the tractor.
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Trike track! Sylvie was a bit too small, and didn't stay long.
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Elliot could have stayed all day! His pre-K has trikes like these and a track to ride on.
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We spent a whopping 5 minutes picking apples. There was just too much other fun stuff to do!
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Pretty girls!! The wagon driver said they were half sisters born six days apart.
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Big pedal go-carts. I didn't get a good photo of him, but Elliot impressed me and made it around the track a couple times with only a little help! I took Sylvie around a couple times after Randy, and I was worn out afterwards!
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Sylvie LOVED the cloggers!
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Headed back to the cabin with a trunk full of apples (picked from the bins in the apple barn), fresh apple cider, and a bag of apple fritters, turnovers, and apple cider doughnuts!
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Yum!
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