My oh my,
life just keeps passing us by....
the days come and go so quickly
and it's all mom can do to get a few
pictures of us as we're changing so FAST!
I really enjoyed the fairs once again this summer....
I liked the animals and despite the somber look on my face
I REALLY did enjoy the rides.... in fact I'm not good at
outwardly SHOWING my excitement. I take it all in with
a straight, grim face and when the fun is all over then I cry
for more or talk incessantly for days about the fun events
I've recently experienced!
Love the helicopter ride best!
but how could I forget about the tractors?!
Real or pretend.....tractors are always a favorite of mine!!
I got mom all worked up, due to my past track record of enjoying
rides at the fair she decided to buy the unlimited wristband....
to her dismay I SCREAMED on the first ride they put me on and
mommy reluctantly tried to get a refund as she obviously was convinced
I wasn't going to have anything to do with the rides.
Of coarse there was "no refunds" so mom did her best to bribe me
into riding on the rides....well-- 2 hours later of repetitive carnival kid rides,
half accompanied by mom and dad made mother satisfied that
INDEED, we got our money's worth;)
Now Kallyn, she's my opposite.
She OUTWARDLY shows her excitement,
in fact- she smiles and laughs at just about
Her smile illuminates the room,
she is SUCH a HAPPY baby:)
You see- Kallyn and I have gotten to be pretty good buddies....
she's accustomed to my rough and tough ways,
and I have learned to tolerate a little hair pulling and drool!
My favorite name for her is "baby girl"
but I'm also getting the hang of referring to
her as my "sister"!
I am EXTREMELY intrigued by EXCAVATORS!
Love any machinery really, backhoes- dump trucks- bobcats- skidsteers,
I can identify them all, in fact sometimes mommy has to ask me
what they are because she doesn't even know!
I could watch any of those diggers at work for hours....
and if we pass one by parked at a job site I
INSIST that we must stop to observe!
Here's our latest purchase: a seasonal camper
at KAMP DELS in Waterville, MN
Mom and dad were adamant to find ways to spend some
quality FAMILY time together and we certainly found it.
We bought this camper around Labor Day and have been there
EVERY SINGLE WEEKEND since then!
It's nice because it's so close to home (only 20 min)
so on the busy weekends filled with events we can enjoy
the best of both worlds.
Dad really feels like he's on vacation when we're here--
he gets to do some of his favorite things like grill, drink beer, and
play with us!
Come Monday he's already yearning for Friday so we can head back to the camper!!
It's going to be really sad to winterize and say goodbye until springtime but
at least we have LOTS to look forward to!
Kamp Dels has LOTS to entertain us with:
3 kid friendly parks, a water park, pool, lake, petting zoo, mini golf....
I love to ride my bike and the neighbors are friendly with LOTS of kids
to play with. We absolutely LOVE it!
Best move we've made, hands down:)
Please feel free to come visit us anytime,
you're sure to find us here every weekend starting April thru October!
I've given my cribby up to Kallyn and upgraded to
"my big boy bed"....
the transition overall went better than expected although
I've recently decided I like to wake up and wander to the couch
or hallway floor, wherever I land first:)
It's not unusual for mom or dad to trip over me cuddled up in the hallway
with my nani (blankey! which I still am inseperable from!!)
And whether or not I sleep through the night is randomized,
most nights when Kallyn decides to sleep good I make up for it by getting up a couple times,
and when I decide to give a nice long stretch then Kallyn is typically hungry a few times that night;)
and when Dad's on duty we ALL sleep through the night......
hmmmm, funny how that works?
Still love tractor rides and talk lots about
grandma and grandpa KUEHN! aka
gma and gpa "Teen"
Last time we visited home mommy caught great gpa
showing great gma a little LOVE:)
Perfect moment captured on camera....
and the perfect depiction of these two
My favorite treat is frozen go-gurt.....
I'll always finish this treat even if I have to
take a break in between bites;)
There's that happy girl again!!
I bet your smiling just looking at her!
It's that time of the year-
Kallyn really LOVES her tummy and rolling around,
she gets many places by rolling and she can scoot forward and back....
ANY day now she'll be crawling-- she gets up on all fours but
hasn't quite figured out how to creep....
Daddy encourages her and tries to teach her how to crawl-
mommy discourages daddy from this and reminds him that she
would prefer Kallyn stay a BABY a while longer,
and less mobile would be good too!
I was trying to help daddy grill on auntie Sarah's
8 months old!
Looking like a little man again!
Mommy hates to cut my hair,
even daddy likes is "shaggy!"
but when it covers my eyes it means
it's time to trim it up!