Saturday, October 27, 2012

September Happened

I have become such a blogging lame-o. I haven’t had much interest in blogging lately and have barely managed to squeeze in Emma’s milestones. I don’t think many are reading this blog anymore, but for those of you who have stuck with me, I’ll be back!

Here’s some pictures from our September highlights.

On the first, Ryan took Nathan to a Mariners game, something he’d been wanting to do all summer (Ryan, not Nathan- although I think Nathan had a ton of fun playing on the slide there).


Emma and I stayed home because we’d already had enough baseball excitement for one year. The weekend before, we had all tried to go to a Tacoma Rainiers game together, but it was a disaster. We were late, we drove half an hour, we parked far away and walked forever with a baby, a heavy diaper bag, and a Nathan. When we finally got there, it was sold out and we had to turn around and go back to the car. Did I mention it was the last home game of the season? We felt terrible and wanted to make it up to Nathan so we asked him what he wanted to do instead. We told him he could do anything he wanted! All he wanted was to play at the park. We drove around Tacoma searching for a park and couldn’t find one. It was getting dark and the one simple thing that Nathan wanted wasn’t an option any more. We finally just drove home to Auburn and went to the grocery store to pick up junk food and The Muppets and had a late night snuggling on the couch with our babies.


So, a week later, Ryan and Nathan decided to try again. I think they had a lot of fun!




We drove down to Puyallup and went to the Puyallup Fair on opening day. My parents are only a few blocks away so we don’t have to worry about parking and can come and go all day. We go with the kids in the morning and back without them in the afternoon.


Nathan loved the little ponies.




Milking the pretend cow might have been his favorite part. Maybe because it didn’t smell bad. I had been telling him about the giant pig and her babies all morning and when we finally saw them, he said, “They’re stinky!” and wanted to get away.


Every time I tell him to smile I get this face.


Mmmm. Nothing like some deep-fried butter!


We let Nathan go on a few rides and he loved it!


The fire truck with Daddy.

I think his favorite was the boat. He was a little bummed when it ended.


The boat DURING


The boat AFTER



The spinning bear with Mommy. I may have had more fun than he did. We liked to make it spin.


Oh, yeah! Emma did the Puyallup for the first time!


And now for some September randomness:


I love when they love each other.


Trying out baby food for the first time. Not a fan!


The first hot chocolate of the season!




Monkey see, monkey do, apparently.


Homemade maracas, or “baracas” as Nathan calls them.


Fun with Nana


and a little fun with Emma too.


trishaz said...

I wait anxiously for new info and pics on your blog!! I love the updates. keep it coming!

trishaz said...

I wait anxiously for new info and pics on your blog!! I love the updates. keep it coming!

Larissa Nelson said...

I'm still following! Love the updates and we will take what we can get of pics of those kiddos!

Melinda said...

Oh man! There's a great park right across the street from Cheney stadium! Sad!

I loved the updates and the pictures, such cute kids you have!

I loved the picture of Nathan "nursing"--I've had kids do the same thing! Too funny!

Liz Wilcken said...

Ok, so someone tell me, even though I'm like a cow and have babies all the time, why can't I produce milk?! Love the pictures and your family :)