30 June 2008
27 June 2008
Then, as if that wasn't enough, Linda and Jeff's baby boy Samuel arrived! Aaahh! I'm so in love! For those of you just tuning in, Linda and Jeff are adopting this sweet baby boy who was born on Wednesday (that's June 25th) at 12:25 in the afternoon. He weighed in at 7 pounds 3 1/2 ounces and is 18 3/4 inches long. And he's just down right adorable. I'm an aunt! I just sent him a little something in the mail and signed it Uncle Josh and Aunt Beth (and Zeke and Deacon). What fun! Here are some pictures of this new little guy. As you can see, Linda and Jeff are just besides themselves with joy. As are we.
And then, oh yes, there's more, and then, Deacon turned ONE yesterday! What?!? How did this happen? I do not recall giving permission for my sweet baby to turn one. It seems like just last year he was born. Okay, bad joke. Here are some pictures from his present from us - a train. The middle picture is Zeke melting down because we wouldn't let him play with it right away. Oh yeah. Once Deacon left it alone for a second though, Zeke absconded with it to another part of the house. Josh said he gives new meaning to the term "train robber". I don't think Deacon minded too much though.
And then, there was cake. Oh boy, was there cake. Everywhere. I have more pictures up on Flickr.
Happy birthday sweet boy. We love you.
And welcome Gracie and Sam. We love you too, and we can't wait to meet you.
I hope God is blessing you all as He is surely blessing us.
24 June 2008
23 June 2008
20 June 2008
Yesterday I gave them strawberries with their chicken salad sandwiches for lunch. I would like to state for the record that I do NOT enjoy being yelled at and "impatiently moaned" at during an ENTIRE meal. These boys are strawberry monsters! I learned my lesson though, and today I cut up the strawberries and put a certain amount on each plate before they could even see what I was doing, so once the ones on the plate were gone, that was it. Whew!
17 June 2008
This time around we finally managed to get Aunt Linda to the schwimmbad (pool). I thought she had been before, but she never had. Crazy! This was also Deacon's first time in water bigger than the bathtub. He had a blast. I will say this for my boys, they are NOT afraid of water. In fact, they LOVE water. Put them in or around any amount of water, and fun will be had. No one gets out dry either. But that's all part of the fun, right?
Oh! One more thing. I put up a whole bunch of pictures from the month on flickr. Check it out by clicking on the badge to the left.
07 June 2008
All in all, a pretty good day. I'm super excited Elizabeth was willing to hang out with us so I had some help with the boys. Otherwise, I'm pretty sure we never would have made it.
OH! And by the way, Deaconhasbeensleepingupstairsforabouttwoweeksnowanddoingperfectlyfinewithit.
(I said that quickly so I wouldn't have to admit that Josh was right.)
Now we're just counting down the hours until Aunt Linda gets here tomorrow morning! YAY!
05 June 2008
That's right, we would both crush on Archibald Asparagus. He is SO the man. Maybe it's his brains, maybe it's his accent, maybe it's that monocle. I don't know. We can't really explain it, but there you have it.