Wednesday, July 28, 2010

A Lovely Awakening

Eric left for a business trip to New Hampshire on July 12th.
At 6 am on July 13th I awoke to what I thought was our neighbors chucking wood at my window. (i was still half asleep)After laying in bed for 5 minutes wondering what was wrong with them, I finally went to my window to see what was going on, only to find my mom and sister throwing pool toys at my window. I was so shocked! They had decided the night before to drive all night and surprise me and Sierra while Eric was away. It was such a fun surprise and it was the day of their birthday (they share a birthday). Luckily the Happy Birthday banner was still up from Sierra's bday. haha
So we basically played for the week until Eric got back and then they left a couple days later. It was so much fun!

Everytime Amber took a picture of Sierra with her camera (it had an orange light before it flashed) she made this face. It was so funny. We tried several times to get a normal one.

Happy Birthday!

Getting a little out of control with the 'chap stick'

Amber is obsessed with Rita's

Ready for the beach!

Our beautiful sand castle


Sierra just realized they were leaving. Apparently she wasn't too happy about that.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Alyssa's Baby Shower

I'm a little late on this post, but a month ago I threw my sister-in-law Alyssa a baby shower. She should have her twins any day now! It was really fun planning it and putting everything together! Of course once the day came I was running around like a crazy person and didn't even have time to get my camera. Luckily Alyssa took a few with her camera and then I used it to take pictures of her opening presents and of the guests and stuff.

the invitation

sugar cookie favors

before the guests arrived

me stressed out haha

pinwheels and diaper cake

birdie water

Aunt Carol and Eric's mom (who helped me with the food) They are so cute!

Aunt Carol's delicious fruit tray

Alyssa, Eric's mom, Aunt Carol, Mary Ann & Krystal

The lighting is horrible, I guess I should've shut the blinds. :)

Kim, Carrie, Audrey, Carol, Kara & Valerie playing baby bingo

Sommer & Elinor

Friday, July 9, 2010

How did I end up with a 2 Year old?

Sierra turned 2 on Tuesday. I have no idea how time flew by so fast but she definitely doesnt act like a baby anymore. She is so grown up! She is putting sentences together, communicates really well and is actually back on the charts! haha She had her 2 year appointment yesterday and weighs 22 lbs. Still just a little munchkin but she is healthy and active!

Here are some pictures of her birthday party:

She was really good at unwrapping presents this year and definitely 'got it' she was saying 'toys!?' all day and kept asking to open her presents.

She went into the room by herself and started opening this one. She even managed to get the heavy box off the table!

laughing with Uncle Duke

She LOVED being sung happy birthday to. She's still saying 'Happy Birthday to you!' today haha


She loved every single present she got.

We love our little girl SO much and can't imagine life without her. She is so much fun, so sweet and has such a funny personality. Happy Birthday little princess!