Sunday, May 31, 2009

TOADally awesome week!

You know we had a "picture perfect" week. I loved every moment of it, and wish we could live it over and over again, forever.
We have amazing neighbors, Easton loves watching them. I think he has a little crush on their youngest daughter. Who by the way is about eight years older than him. ;) They have an arena, five horses, and ride about every day. He was ecstatic when their mom asked if he could ride one. Watching him I couldn't believe how big he was. He didn't look like a little boy anymore. He got to ride all by himself, without someone leading him. I thought Court was going to have a heart attack.
The next day I was raking the garden to get ready to plant, and the boys played in grandpa's irrigation ditch for hours. I wanted to take pictures so bad, but didn't dare leave Ian in the water to go get my camera. I realized watching them how grateful I am for the opportunity I have to raise my children out here. I remember playing in ditches, running through fields, climbing mountains, and I am so glad they will have those same experiences.
Yesterday was Easton's first T-Ball game, again I was shocked by how "grown-up" he is. How can time go by so fast?
And boys will be boys right? So here is the newest member of our gang, Easton named him Toadally... Pretty creative for a four year old I think.. And Ian's first kiss, ewwww!

Sunday, May 24, 2009


Easton and I went to Lagoon for Court's sisters dance competion a few weeks ago. It was so much fun, we went with Court's mom, sister Delsi, and her kids Brynlie, Kobe and Kenadee. Easton loved it, he keeps saying, "I want to take Ian to Magoon."

Thursday, May 21, 2009

I'm trying to find a wizard

Me: There's one Easton!

Easton: That's a bitin' one.
Me: Oh....
Me: There's another one...
Easton: Is it a bitin' one?
Me: I don't think so....?

After Daddy finally caught him one...

Me: What are you going to name it?
Easton: WizardT
Me: Lizardee?
Easton: No Wizard-T!

I love how when he tells everyone about his new lizard, it sounds like he is talking about magic.... My daddy caught me a wizard... lol... obviously we need to keep working on his L's, but for now... too cute!

Yes it is very real... So real infact that it learned how to escape from it's cage, and we spent an hour searching the house for it. There was no way I was going to even try to sleep with it loose. I don't like to keep wild animals captured, so I convinced Easton that it really misses its Mommy and Daddy. Tomorrow we plan to release it back into "the wild," until then, there is a piece of tape securing the lid down. :)

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Enjoying the sun...

We had so much fun this morning enjoying the sun, until Mr. Wind had to come. Can't he just stay away, doesn't he know he wasn't invited. It is surprising to me how a camera makes you brave. I am usually afraid of bees, but today since I don't have the right lens for this, I was right up in his face. :) I just knew I wanted to "get that shot".