Friday, July 25, 2008

Two Lines and Three Tests!

We are having a baby! Yes, you read right, Ethan is going to be a big brother. After taking three pregnancy tests and all of them producing positives, we decided it must be true.

My first ultrasound will be August 15. For now, the tentative due date is March 26 which will balance out all the birthdays in the second half of the year!

I know the question on everyone's mind is "Will they find out the gender?" The answer is ABSOLUTELY and I will post it on the blog!

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Fun at home

Here are some fun pictures of Ethan playing outside Tuesday night!

He was "hiding" in the grass.

"Go faster!" says Ethan

Sunday afternoon we went to the lake with our good friends Margaret Ann and Jeremy. Ethan had a blast on the boat and kept saying, "Go faster Jeremy, faster!" However, he was not too keen on swimming in the lake.

Wind-blown Ethan and Daddy

(L to R) Jeremy, Margaret Ann, Brian, and Ethan

Ethan had to help Mr. Jeremy tie up the boat so it would not "blow away."

Margaret Ann and Jeremy's dog Skipper who Ethan loved. He actually catches the tennis ball and brings it back to you, unlike our dog.

Playing in Aunt Val's backyard

Ethan had a great time playing outside at Aunt Val and Uncle Neal's last weekend.

He put his cars in the back of the dumptruck and pushed them around. I guess he decided it was his turn now.

Aunt Val (who had her first ultrasound July 1 with a due date of January 23) and Ethan

Monday, July 7, 2008

Is it Ethan or a mud monster?

Ethan and I were playing outside waiting for Brian to get home from work. Ethan decided to go for a walk down the road and of course stays just far enough ahead of me so I cannot see what he is doing. At the end of the road there was a mud puddle. By the time I got around the curve to see what he was so excited about he was already covered in mud!

So proud of himself!

Prior to the puddle jumping, these socks were white!

Obviously, we went straight to the bathtub when I finally got him to walk home. He did a good job washing his feet off under the water.

Floors, floors, everywhere and all covered with glue

To celebrate the 4th of July, we ripped up the carpet downstairs and put down engineered hardwoods. Brian's parents came down and were a HUGE help.

Working hard!

Ethan and Grandpa taking a break for lunch.

The finished rooms prior to cleaning.

The first section without glue. Brian and I will be scrapping glue for the next week, but it is worth it. They look awesome!

A new used car!

We got a new car! Well, new to us. Last week we traded in my SUV for something with a third row. It is a 2005 Ford Freestyle, which is a crossover. So, SUV meets wagon. It is awesome. I love it! Lots of room, a third row, leather interior, handles great.....

Looking at the second and third row from the driver's seat.

The back two seats (third row) fold down into the floor to create this awesome cargo space perfect for the dog and luggage.