Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Sweet, Sweet Baby!

Yesterday, we were able to have a little sneak peek of our 4th little love! It was a totally unexpected visit! Conn and I were so happy to see our precious baby thriving and doing great! The baby was measuring 16 weeks, so they have now moved my due date to Sept. 2. This is the 3rd time they have changed the date. They are going to try and determine a real date when I go for my big 20 week ultrasound. As long as this baby continues to grow strong and stay healthy, I am fine with them changing the date as many times as they want! :)

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They did some 4D shots for me!

Long, skinny legs crossed

Sucking on its hand

Monday, March 21, 2011

Spring Break Wrap-Up

Thursday, the kids and I met some friends at 7 Acre Wood in Conroe. If you have never been there, and you have children that love running free outside, then you should totally check this place out. It was our first time to go and my children loved every minute of it. We will definitely be going back with all of these beautiful days we are having. You can check out their website here.

They had a petting zoo, but this is as close as Cash would get to the animals. He loves animals and knows all of their sounds, but will not go anywhere near them without freaking out.

Then, there is this girl, who couldn't get enough of all the animals!

The girls favorite part was by far the zip line!!! They stayed there for most of the day. The best part was that they could climb up the tower and totally do it all by themselves! ***Nanny and PawPaw...we NEED one of these at the farm!!! So much fun!!! :)

Here is some video of the girls zip lining
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We also "played" a little putt putt golf. :)
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What a fun, fun day!
Thanks, friends, for playing with us! :)

That night, Conn and I, went out for a little last minute date night. Dinner and a movie! Always glorious!!!

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Friday, we took just the girls to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. We left the baby brother behind, but I am pretty sure he had a complete ball with his Mammy and cousin Chloe! We missed him and I know that he would have loved it, but it was also SO nice not to worry about a stroller, finding a clean place to change a diaper, and dealing with the 2 yr old fits that he seems to throw every now and then. Ha!

We went with our friends the Darby's. It was such a great day! The girls did awesome and loved every minute of it. They never complained and were really into participating in every activity. They both rode the HUGE roller coasters with their daddy while this pregnant momma got to sit and watch. I was so proud of them! If you live anywhere near Houston, and you have never taken your kids to the rodeo, you totally need too. They have so many awesome things geared towards children. Oh, and it is fantastic people watching for the parents! That's for sure! Ha! :)

Giddy Up, Cowgirls!

The Butterfly Garden

There were these giant "hamster" type balls that the kids could get in and they rolled over a pool of water. We have still yet to figure out how the kids can breathe inside of them, but they all somehow survived. :) My friend and I both joked that we need these for our younger boys that were back home!

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My sweet hamster in action...
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They had a great area called, Fun on the Farm. The kids were given baskets at the very beginning and they would then walk around to collect their fruit and vegetables, plant their seeds, milk their cow, etc. At the very end, they would "sell" their fruit and receive "money" in return. They were then able to buy a snack from the snack shack. It was so awesome and very well organized! It got an A+ from this mom and dad!!

Pony Rides

HUGE Slides...

We went inside for a while to cool off...

The girls and their daddy ended the day off with a bang by each riding the HUGE roller coasters. He was SO proud!!! :)

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Saturday, we had some guys come and clean up our back yard and get it ready for Spring/Summer. It was SO, SO bad!! I don't have any before pictures, but this is how many trash bags there were when they were all done. And, we have a TINY backyard!

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Sunday, this is what I did ALL day, and I am still not caught up!
The kids took a break from school, and I took a break from laundry. I didn't do one load all week long. I am paying for it now!

Well, that wraps up our Spring Break! Not a bad week for not have anything planned!

Hope you all had fun as well! :)

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Spring Break - Day 3

This morning consisted of...hanging around the house doing laundry, playing in the backyard in our pj's, and watching a lot of t.v.

The kids thought it was "chilly" outside, so they insisted on wearing their jackets. :)

When Conn got home from work, we loaded up the car and drove to our family farm. His parents have been staying there all week and we decided last minute, of course, to go for a quick visit. It was once again, such a fun, beautiful night!

Thank you, Lord, for another great day!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Spring Break - Day 2

Well, we had another gorgeous day here in Houston! I knew that I should probably do something outside with the kids today. We thought about the zoo, but with all of Houston being on spring break, I knew that it would probably be a nightmare. According to facebook status updates, I was exactly right! I mean, what did we ever do without facebook?! Ha! So, I loaded up the kids and we headed to Old Town Spring. If you're not familiar with this area, it is a little town by us that is full of nothing but great antique shops and restaurants that serve nothing but home-cooked style food. I picked up my mom on the way. We had a great day and the girls actually kind of liked the stores. Cash, on the other hand, was strapped to his stroller the whole time. So, it wasn't all that fun for him. :) If you are ever in this area, you should definitely check Old Town Spring out. Especially on beautiful days like today! Yes, it is so much more fun with a group of girl friends, your husband, or just by yourself. But, hey! 3 kids will work just fine, too!

Tonight, while I went out to eat and did a little shopping with a friend, Conn took the kids to eat at McDonalds. He texted me some pics while they were there. Love that about him! :)