Wednesday, October 27, 2010


Well, its a BIG day in Texas! The Texas Rangers are in their VERY FIRST world series and today is game one! We are all so excited around here and everywhere is buzzing with Rangers stuff! The stores are insane, the kids are all decked out in their Rangers gear (bad pic, but Jacob before school this morning...notice the Blue and Red faux hawk!)

and the game can't start soon enough. Rangers, Rangers, Rangers....WOOOO!!!

Mike gets to go to the game Saturday and Jacob and I are super jealous. We plan on snuggling up and watching it though. Exciting stuff!

In other news, Halloween is this weekend and the kids are excited about that as well. Eden is going to be "wike a wady bug", Parker is a Dallas Cowboys football player and Jacob is Vladimir Guerrero. The boys are going to look very cute but I was all excited to do scary makeup! Maybe next year....

Many of you also know that I started WORKING last week! I am doing a little bit of gymnastics coaching once or twice a week for a few hours. It is very fun! It also gets me very excited for when Eden is on team. (which hopefully she will want to be!)

Running is going well and my first half marathon of the season is 2 weeks from now. I am running slower than I did last season, but enjoying it A LOT more so that's good! It had been feeling so great that I thought I was running faster, but I wore my watch yesterday and learned I was slower than my usual pace! So I wont be breaking any records this fall, but looking forward to my races very much.

But what I CANT believe I forgot to update you on, was our MAROON 5 concert last week!! You all know Maroon 5 is my favorite band, and this time Ana and I got front row, meet the band tickets!! We had such a blast! Ashley, Jen K and Juice went with us (the San Diego crew) and we had so much fun.

The crappy, camera phone pic of the 5 of us


Yes, we really were *this close*!!

Not great, but the best pic I have of us.

Aaaaaaand, the obligatory "lets take our own picture" FAIL.

Which looks eerily similar to this "lets take our own picture" FAIL that we took at a Maroon 5 concert in '07. (it was actually 3 years ago today!)

Better luck next time..????

When we got to meet the band, they took our picture so when I get it, I will scan it in and share. Can't wait till the next concert!

Lots of pics from Halloween to come later. Love this time of year!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Arboretum Monday

We took the kids to the Arboretum today since it was a teacher workday. It was GORGEOUS and the kids had a blast! We had last Monday off as well and since Bebe was here, we decided to take the kids to the zoo. In typical Jessica camera battery died moments after we walked in! So unforch, I have no pics. We had a blast though.....that day and every day she was here. It was so wonderful and I hated to see her go this time more than ever! (each time it is harder and harder!) We love you Bebe!!

Anyway, here are some pics of the kiddos from today...

Friday, October 8, 2010

I suck.

So sorry blog readers....I have really failed you lately! I have just not sat down at my computer long enough to do it! So what have we been up to?

Well last I blogged it was homecoming weekend. That was great fun. The days before Ebby and Mama Lou were here and they got a glimpse of "a day in the life". Poor Mama Lou was probably so ready to leave. BUSY BUSY!! We had an awesome time with them and it was yet another reminder of how hard it is to live so far away.

Last weekend was a great weekend, let me tell ya! I ran 9 miles and hurt my calf (boo hiss), my car battery died and I got hit with a foul ball at the game. Fun times!

On a more positive note, BEBE IS COMING TODAY!!! YAY! We are so excited and I am super stoked to have her for a whole week. The kids could not be more excited.

We will be doing lots of this

and this

and baseball and gymnastics and practices every moment in between. But I know we'll make some time for lunch and shopping and trying new recipes. :)

10 miles on the calendar for tomorrow morning. Lets hope the weather is cool and my calf doesn't give me trouble.

And here....for anyone that needs a new song for their ipod...this is my new fave. I listen to it no less than 20 times a day! (Laura, you will love this one!)