Saturday, August 21, 2010

Time for another 5K!

Perry Pride is organizing a 5K Fun Run for the whole family on September 11th.

Check out the link for more info:

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

My "new" job...

I feel so lucky to have a job that I honestly LOVE. I continue to learn something new each day and I get to work with the best educators & students in the world. I am blessed!

Here's a link to my "new" job...
This is how I spend Tuesdays, Thursdays & Friday mornings.

Here's a link to my "old" job...
This is how I spend Mondays, Wednesdays & Friday afternoons.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Back to School...

Jaedin with her 1st grade teacher
Talin with his Preschool teacher

Before School Fun

Remi is ready for school too!

Monday, August 16, 2010

The Night Before...

1st Grade!!!! Jaedin has been talking about it all summer!

Preschool!!!! Talin is super excited!

Almost your turn, Remi!!!! She has a backpack ready!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010


Some of you know that pictures of sleeping kiddos is one of my favorite things. We headed to bed to find Remi passed out with the phone right beside her bed. We chuckled...thinking this would be a sight we'd see when she was a teenager. Might be time to hide the phones already!

This sparked me to snap a quick picture of all our sleeping kiddos. So CUTE!

Monday, August 9, 2010

Bath Fun!

Had to take a couple of pictures of our cuties during bath time...

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Talin's Firefighter Birthday Party

Talin celebrated his 4th birthday...firefighter style! He invited family & friends to help him celebrate. We had cake, a pinata, presents & a real firetruck. The kiddos were so surprise when Firefighter Pat pulled into the driveway with lights & sirens. Such excitement! Talin told us numerous times that this was the BEST day EVER! I have a feeling Talin will remember this birthday forever. (He has already said he wants his next birthday to be a Police party!)

Firefighter Birthday Party

Trying out his new bike


Pinata time

Talin's dream come true!

Listening to Firefighter Pat

THANK YOU to everyone who helped Talin celebrate!

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Happy 4th Birthday, Talin!!!

08/07/06 was a very special day!!!!
We were blessed with this adorable lil guy!

Friday, August 6, 2010

Talin's Pre-Birthday Fun

Talin got to spend an extra-special day in Kansas City the day before his 4th birthday. He first got dismissed from the ENT doctor with perfect ears & perfect hearing. Yeah!!! Then, he headed to Build-A-Bear and created his first puppy dog that he named Joey Dog Turner and dressed him up as a firefighter. (Surprised??) For lunch, we picked up daddy from work and headed to Fritz's and had our food delivered by a train. Talk about exciting for an almost 4 year old! The best was saved for last though...when we took daddy back to work at his John Deere job site there was a personalized hard hat waiting for Talin and he got to check out the equipment. He even got to get inside the loader! Guess who's still wearing that hard hat???

(Here's some pics from my phone, I'll upload camera pictures soon!)

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Swim Camp 2010

Jaedin decided to try a different type of swimming lessons this year so we enrolled her in Swim Camp through Lawrence Parks & Rec. She LOVED it! She attended each day for a week from 8-12 and learned so much. She got to do crafts, free swim time, snacks, games, and most important...get some swimming lessons. Talin is very excited to join her at camp next summer!
Jaedin with her teachers
Jaedin with her new friend
Good jump, Jaedin!

Sunday, August 1, 2010


We traveled to Fayetteville, AR to visit Eric's mom and have a little family getaway. Boy, did we have fun! We left KC Thursday evening after Eric got off work and drove back home on Sunday. The kids were typical kids in the car...but once suckers were passed out and a movie started they were distracted enough to make it. :-) Eric & I even went to to the movies twice...once to see our first grown-up movie in a theater in years and also to take Jaedin & Talin to see Toy Story 3 in 3D. Most importantly, we made a lot of wonderful memories!

We visited a really fun water park in Springdale.

We had dinner & played games...

We had a blast at the Family Fun Center!

We also enjoyed just relaxing at Grandma Cindy's house!