Monday, June 30, 2008

Welcome To The Family Mike!

Sophia and Mike McCurley The Wedding Party

On Saturday we went to Pheonix for my step sister Sophia's wedding. It was beautiful. I like to go to weddings and enjoy them when I do not have to be part of the stress. It was great to finally meet Mike. He is a good guy. Way to go Soph. It was also great to see a lot of family I have not seen in a long time. My kids had a blast. Mackay drank like 40 shirley temples, so I guess that was his favorite part. Jonah Bear tore it up on the dance floor. He wanted to boogy as soon as the music went on. He did not understand why only uncle Mike and aunt Sophia got their own song. I had to hold him back. Oh buddy though when it was his turn he was out there. Little Hallie enjoyed playing with her cousin Jenna. They did the not so girl thing by digging in the dirt. We were so glad that we were able to go and share their special day with them.
Jonah and I doing the twist
Jenna and Hallie playing in the dirt
Mackay and his Great Nana

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Mom's weekend off!

This past weekend I went with my best bud Katie Zobrist to her in-laws cabin to have a girls weekend. We stayed up late and did some scrapbooking and got to girl talk for awhile. It was so much fun! This was my first time leaving Hallie overnight. Hallie and the boys stayed home with dad. Rob said they did well but Hallie had a rough night. Rob was very brave and took all 3 kids to the car dealership to trade in the truck for a car (gas prices are killing us). They all survived and maybe they gave him the good deal on the car to get the wild kids out of there, who knows? When I came home I walked through the door and the boys came running and Hallie just stood there and stared at me. I think she was a little mad at me. She got over it quick when I went and picked her up.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

10 Year Class Reunion

10 years doesn't that sound like a long time. Maybe somethings just never change. Going to Roberts 10 year reunion just felt like the good old days. Everyone was pretty much the same. It was a lot of fun though to see everyone and to hear what everyone was doing with their lives. Robert graduated with about 250 in his class and the picture above is how many showed up. I guess it was alright turn out considering the fact we are not sure how many people knew about it.

Rob and his good childhood friend Ethan
Rob, Kenny and Brett. Some of Robs friends from school.
Me and Lashell, my good friend Stephanie's sister

Day At Lake Powell

What we miss most about Page is all of the outdoor activities that there are to do. We did not get to do any hiking this time but we of course had to spend a day at the lake. This was Hallie's first time to a lake and she surprisingly loved it. She got right in there with the boys and was all muddy from head to toe. The kids built sand castles with their Nana and Tots. I took advantage of the kids being occupied and went floating on rafts with my husband.

Glen Canyon Dam Tour

The boys were so fascinated with dam as we drove across it. We told them about the elevator that takes you to the bottom, and so they insisted that they go down it. So we did the tourist thing and went on a dam tour. The boys met one of the park rangers and she told them they could become junior rangers by going on the tour and filling out an activity book. They had a lot of fun doing this. At the end when they were finished they were sworn in as Junior Park Rangers. We then went out and walked across the bridge. It was funny because Mackay was shaking the fence (it was always when a big semi would pass ) and he thought he was making the whole bridge shake.

Back To Our Roots

This past weekend we went to our home town of Page Arizona. We went to see family and to go to Robert's 10 year class reunion. When we got there my dad took the boys to camp at Lake Powell. They had so much fun! While they were camping, Robert and I went to my grandparents house to visit.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Happy Birthday Hallie!

Wow my baby girl is a year! How time flys by. She is getting so big. She started walking a month ago and that is when it really hit me that she is growing up fast. We celebrated by having grandparents and a couple of her cousins over for dinner and cake. She of course was spoiled rotten. Today we went to the park and she shared her cake with some of her friends. She will get to celebrate again this weekend with her Nana and Tots in Page Arizona. We are going there for Robert's 10 year class year reunion and to visit family.

Friday, June 6, 2008

Hiy! Yaa!

The boys have been taking Tae Kwon Do at the rec center and they have really enjoyed it. I told them that mommy was sending them to boot camp. Jonah was very excited because he went into it thinking that Master Splinter ( from the ninja turtles) would be teaching him. He just new he would come out being able to fight like the Ninja Turtles or the Power Rangers. The boys did learn moves for self defense, and they practice on each other daily. All and all the class was a lot of fun and it was the cutest thing to watch.

Monday, June 2, 2008

Jonsey's language 101

Jonah has always had the cutest little lisp. The names and words he comes up with keep us smiling. Here are some of the translations of Jonah's own little language.

Action figures=My guys
Darth Vader=Darf Baiter
Leonardo= lelalardo
Sandman= sand guy
Binoculars=Bed Knockers
Apple juice= Appy Stuce
Chocolate milk=chocy tilk
Hallie Kate= Hayee Cake
Walkie Talkie= hockey, hockey, hockey
Baseball=hey batter, batter
Our van= vannie annie
Pizza= Pete's A**
Escalator= asselbaitor