Friday, February 17, 2012

Valentine's Day

The kids on Valentine's morning before school.  Neither of them wanted their picture taken.

The day before I made mini red velvet cupcakes and let the kids decorate them.
(Note: both kids were getting sick so they are a little puny looking.)

Eli LOVED it!  Well, mostly he loved eating them, but he liked putting icing, m&m's and sprinkles on them too.

Jillian liked the m&m's, but didn't want to eat (or touch) the icing or cupcakes.  I tried to help her some but she still didn't want to eat the cupcakes.  She was in a better mood though so she smiled for the camera. :)

Finally got her to take a bite (ONE bite.) 

My boy with his messy face!  So cute!

Monday, February 6, 2012

Baby Hadley

I was so excited to be able to attend a beautiful shower for baby Stephens on Saturday.

Everything was so gorgeous I couldn't resist taking a few pictures!

Don't you just love tulips??  They are my favorite!  I bet baby Hadley will love them too!

Precious banner made my Hadley's aunt!  The Reed girls are so talented!!

Mommy-to-be (for the second time!)  Isn't she beautiful?  Hadley Elizabeth with join big brother Dean in April!

Somehow I didn't get a single picture of the cute outfits, bows, burp cloths, blankets, and booties given to Hadley.  All the sweet, tiny onesies and dresses gave me major baby fever!!  Guess I will settle for these cute chocolate covered pretzel favors! :)  Can't wait to meet this precious girl!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012


Eli started a small fry basketball team a few weeks ago and Daddy is coaching.

He loves practice when he has his own ball and gets to shoot endlessly.

The coach giving instructions.

Dribbling drill.

Shooting during the game.

He doesn't seem to like the game as much as practice.  He also doesn't seem to care about trying to get the ball during the game.  He just runs back and forth with the crowd of kids until someone gives him the ball.  He is a tad spacey but we are working on it.  He is only three but wearing Dirk's number...we have hope. :)