Thursday, April 30, 2009

Birthday Party!

Here are the pictures from the party. All went great! The rain held out and we had a great time. We had over 80 people there. Lots of food, lots of cakes, lots of fun!

And here are the first year pictures that were taken right before the party. Neither of the girls wanted to smile at all. There were a lot of people at the park and they were very distracted. But we still got several cute pics!

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Bubbles and balls

Not much to report here. We played with bubbles outside after Easter dinner the other day. The girls loved them. Raegan has always loved bubbles so she enjoyed playing with her sisters with them.

Raegan had a soccer game this past Tuesday. She and her 2 friends, Madeline and Syndey, ganged up on Mrs. Shuster and kept asking her to come to their game. So of course being the best kindergarten teacher on the face of this earth, she came! She has a few minutes late and the girls were all getting worried that she wasn't coming. But she did show up and she was the hit of the game! Raegan is already saying that she doesn't want to leave kindergarten because she doesn't want to leave Mrs. Shuster's class. This lady is an idol to these kids. I can't wait until Sam and Mal have her in kindergarten. After kinder, I will separate them into different classes but I can't cheat one of them out of the "Shuster experience!"

I've been clearing out baby things this week. All the big stuff has been gone for awhile. But now that Ellie is due to be here soon, I'm going through clothes! I found several preemie outfits and I'm having a hard time remembering when the girls were that small! I'm still in disbelief that they are turning one in less than 2 weeks!

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Easter Fun!

We had a good Easter again this year. We hosted, as we normally do. The Sharer's, Kiernan's, Johnson's and young Johnson's all attended. Oh and Hilary Klotz, mom's god-daughter was here too. For the most part, everything went great! The weather was a bit iffy but the rain cleared out so we could do the Easter egg hunt outside. Next year, we will have to have 2 different hunts, one for the Sloane and Raegan and one for all the babies! It will be lots of fun!

Here are a few pictures from the day. I've also included a picture from the Race for the Cure that was this weekend. Mom is cancer free for 13 years now! Very cool!

Saturday, April 4, 2009

11 months!

We are cruising right along and almost 1! We went on our second trip to the beach this month. We went with mommy, Raegan, Sloane, and Bubbie and we were ROCKSTARS! We were so good in the car and just about everywhere we went. Mommy has decided that traveling with us is not bad at all. We enjoyed the beach much more this time than when we were 3 months old. We loved the sand and thought it tasted just great. We also really wanted in the water and we got to get wet a few times. On the way back from the beach, we got to go see some natural caverns and that was pretty cool too! Our trip was a big success and we can't wait for this year's Girls' Trip (especially because Baby Ellie will be here!)

From Samantha- I am cruising a lot. I will walk holding on to someone's fingers and can push my walker really well. I might be walking unassisted by a year, we'll see. I now have 4 teeth and my first ear infection as well. I'm on antiobiotics right now but I'm still super happy about life. Mrs. Sherry tells mommy that I'm the boss and take things from all the kids at daycare, regardless of their age or size. I especially like to crawl all over my sister and Kelli, a friend at daycare. She doesn't like it one bit though. I'm fiesty, fiesty, fiesty!

From Mallory- I'm still pulling up on things and will cruise furniture some. I'm not too sure about walking though. Crawling is just too fun and I'm fast. It's doubtful that I'll be walking this month but when I do, I will take off! I have 7 teeth! I am just as Mellow as I can be most of the time. When we went to the beach and stayed with Grandpa GG's friends, Emily nicknamed me Mellow Mallory. It's rather fitting. I still get beat up by my sister and don't like it one bit. Someone tell her to stop!

Well next month we will be one and mommy just doesn't know where the time went. She is busy getting ready for Baby Ellie's baby shower this weekend. After that, she is going to go hog-wild on our party. Raegan tells us that this is normal but we haven't witnessed it yet. We are having a Cat in the Hat party and we will be appearing as Thing 1 and Thing 2! We can't wait to share pictures with you.