Sunday, May 22, 2011

We love visits from family!

Grandma and Grandpa Simmons came for a quick visit and we packed in the fun!!!  Here's all the fun stuff we did:

*Went to Medieval Times dinner and tournament!  My parents loved it and my mom said "My Lord, My Lady" the rest of the week!  The kids loved it too!

*Visited Bull Run Battlefield. 

*Went to Rita's for Italian ice and custard...yum!!!

*My mom and I went to the Warrenton Street Festival and looked at all the fun crafts and ate a funnel cake!

*Went to Luray Caverns.

*My dad took tons of pictures of the kiddos!  Thanks as always, Dad! 

Come again soon grandma and grandpa...the kids are already asking for you!!!

Saturday, May 21, 2011


....they grow up so fast, don't they?

Monday, May 16, 2011

Neighborhood BBQ

We hosted a neighbor BBQ tonight and it was so much fun!!!  We wanted to get to know more of the neighbors around us, so we invited about 15 or so houses to come over for a hot dog BBQ.  We had about half that many show up and we had a great time eating and socializing.  The kids had a fun playing and the adults had a great time talking.  We'll definitely have to do it again!!!

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Dan's Work Picnic 2011

Every year Dan's company has a family picnic.  This year was just like last year and it was super fun!  Before we got there, Brynlee kept telling us that she was excited to ride a "unicorn".  Luckily she wasn't disappointed when she found out they were just regular ponies.  The kids enjoyed riding ponies, playing in the bounce house, face painting (Dan and I did that one too!), food, snow cones, ice cream...and more!!!  Dan climbed the rock wall and went down the zip line again this year too.  Carson kept saying "Daddy's work picnic is AWESOME!"

The Circus

We had a great time at the circus a few weeks ago!  I must admit, I got a little teary eyed at the beginning during the opening parade.  I have very fun memories of going to the circus with my mom...we loved it!!!  It really brought me full circle to sit there with my hubby and three kids and enjoy the magic of the circus.  The kiddos loved it too!  It was so fun to see all the different acts and animals!! 

Friday, May 13, 2011

4 Months!

Our little Linc is already 4 months old!!  Dan took him to his 4 month check up and he weighed 11 lbs 12 oz, which is just about average.  He's no average kid though...atleast we don't think so!  He is super sweet and loves to smile!  He is also starting to laugh, which is simply adorable.  He hasn't rolled over yet, but recentely we've been finding him in different directions in his crib after his he's doing something!  He has been sleeping through the night since about 9 weeks old and just last night slept 11 hours...awesome.  He is still a happy baby most of the time and is hugged, kissed, carried around all day by his adoring big brother and sister.  I am still completely in love with this little boy and enjoying every minute with him!

And here are the other kids at 4 months.  I can see both of them in Lincoln.