Saturday, November 17, 2007

Fall Fashion Report

I've published posts before about Olivia playing dress up.
She was at it again the other nite.

The look for the fall is women wearing menswear. The Style network says all you need to do is pair a crisp white shirt with a pair of slacks and some feminine accessories. Olivia grabs one of daddies t-shirts and thinks, "this should do" and usual, we can't leave Buster out of the fun.
Here's a pair of daddies undies for Buster. LOL

Oh the indignity of it all!

Friday, November 16, 2007

Bubbles, Mama!

Recently, Olivia experienced a bubble bath for the first time.
Needless to say, it was a big hit!

She had so much fun making a bubble beard! The next day after lunch, she kept saying what sounded like "dubby" and I really didn't know what she was talking about so we went for a "walkie" so Livy could show me what she was saying. She took me to the tub. Apparently she wanted more bubble time. That nite, as I was running the water, she reminded me, "bubbles, mama." How could I forget? LOL

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Cookie Time!

Last week we had the first visitor from my side of the family fly in from Florida: my niece Kathy. She hasn't seen Olivia since she was 9 months old, and of course, wanted to meet Nathan. She was here with us for 4 wonderful days! Olivia really enjoyed her and she was a big help to me...keeping my kitchen clean, my dishes done and even cooked us dinner one night! Thanks, Kath!

Kathy is always keeping Olivia outfitted in the cutest Gator gear. Here she is modeling her pretty Gator dress. It has matching bloomers that say "Gators" on the butt. Sooo cute! Olivia can't pronounce Kathy's name, so she was calling her what sounded like "Cookie." Olivia was running around constantly saying things like, "Cookie! Look!" or "Cookie, read book." For the first few days after she left, she'd wake up from her nap and say, "Cookie?" Too bad Cookie had to go bye bye. We miss her already! Here is Cookie with Nattie man...

Kathy says she misses the kids too. She's worried that next time she sees us, Livy will be able to say, "Kathy" and won't call her Cookie anymore. Don't worry Kath. You'll always be Cookie to us!

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Snowy Morning

We woke up to a snowy yard yesterday. It wasn't really the first snow we've seen (had flurries on Sunday) but it was the first time it stayed around. Here is Olivia when she woke up to the "Winter Wonderland."

She stopped to make a snowball on our way into the Indoor Gym, and when we left the grocery store, snowflakes were falling so we stuck out our tongues to catch a few! I can't wait to see her enjoy the snow this winter. We've already bought her snowsuit so we are ready to go sledding!

Future Linebacker

I've been setting aside any Olivia's clothes that were gender neutral in hopes of using them for Nathan. Below you'll see Nathan wearing one of my favorite outfits that she's outgrown. Difference is Olivia was wearing it when she was 10 months old and nearly walking! Something tells me we have a little boy who's going to outgrow his big sister in no time flat!

Friday, November 02, 2007

Happy Halloween!

On Tuesday, we traveled to see George's family in Livingston so Olivia could go trick or treating with her cousin Aiden.

Olivia and Aiden getting ready. Aiden decided he DID NOT like the scarecrow costume so...

Kitty Kat and Skeleton went to see Grandpa at work.

Olivia was not one bit shy about sticking her bucket out for candy.

It's scary how CUTE we are, isn't it?

Despite the fact that I left the main part of Olivia's costume (the black velvet bodysuit) at home (blame it on sleep deprivation?), we still managed to pull together a pretty cute outfit for her. Most importantly, she stayed warm and had FUN!

Can't wait till next year!

Pop Rocks!

Bag of Pop Rocks: 98 cents.

Watching Olivia have pop rocks for the first time: priceless.

Being a parent is all about introducing your children to new experiences right? It was hilarious to see Olivia enjoy the Pop Rocks phenomenon for the first time. I tried to prepare her best as I could so she wouldn't be scared by the sensation. I told her it would feel funny in her mouth. She laughed and we laughed, then she said, "More pop pop!"