Sunday, June 26, 2011


This past week Michael finally had his 2 year appointment and in the last 6 and a half months he put on almost 4 pounds pushing him up to the 10th percentile! Woohoo!

**Thank you Grandma Laura for the new birthday outfit!

His new favorite thing to do is to stick out his tongue to get a response out of people. He has this counting book he got for his first birthday and it starts: "One cheery sunflower, 2 pretty shoes, 3 chirpy chicks, 4 giggly girls, 5 sassy boys..." and 2 of the sassy boys are sticking out their tongues looking something like this:

He finds it rather hilarious. Silly boy.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

WW: Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters

June 20th Goal: Get more than 1 million. Check.

June 22nd Goal: Get in the top 10. Check. (He did it with such a low score because it was early in the day...)


Monday, June 20, 2011

Happy Fathers Day!

Yesterday morning, Michael brought daddy his present in bed.

"Hands! Hands, Daddy! Hands"

Michael sure loves his Daddy! And his Buzz too. :)

**Note Michael was really excited to see the shirt opened and when Daddy put it on, but my, oh my, he was not a fan of having paint on his hands! He FREAKED out when we were making it the other day. Note-to-self: Hold off on the finger painting for a while...

Friday, June 17, 2011

Date Night :)

We don't get to go out on actual dates very often. Tonight Steph watched Michael while we finally used one of the gift cards Jonathan got for his birthday from the Cox Family.

After dinner at the Cheesecake Factory, we decided to go to Disneyland for a friendly competition on Buzz's Astro Blasters. The wait was only 5 minutes because the fireworks were going. Jonathan kicked my butt both times we went on.

Michael will be jealous if he ever finds out we went on Buzz without him...SHH!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Happy Birthday, Michael!

Yes...the Cheesy Grin is here.

If you can believe it, Michael turned 2 a little over a week ago. He was spoiled with toys from Toy Story from Grandma and Grandpa (hooray for daddy's Disney discount!)

...and he is now rarely seen without his Buzz Lightyear. For your enjoyment, a picture of Michael shooting me with Buzz's laser...

He does that a lot. He thinks it is hilarious. Strange child.

Jonathan had yesterday off, so we decided to throw him a little birthday get together and invited Kaelyn Stevens and Emmett & Logan Henson over for a couple hours. We had pizza, Michael's most favorite food, and we had star-cut melon (meant to be like sheriff woody's badge), and alien head cupcakes.

Of course he didn't eat the melon and refused to touch the cupcake. I guess I should have expected that. I need to be smarter next time and make a dessert I know he'll at least try--like cookies.

Our original intention was to play in the pool and then have lunch, but of course California's June gloom decided to make it cold and sprinkly yesterday morning and we 86ed the pool idea. Instead we stayed inside, did some coloring, and watched toy story while we ate and played. Grandma says I throw boring parties since we didn't have any games. Poor Michael has a lame mommy who doesn't know how to throw a proper party. Oh well...he seemed content with what we did and he knew the day was special and for him--that's all that matters, right? Right.

Michael has been diving right into the terrible 2's. He's mastered the tantrum and has become a little too familiar with time out. But all around he's a wonderful little boy. He continues to surprise me on a daily basis with the things he says and the phrases he is starting to put together. He also has quite the sense of humor. Just last night as we were getting ready for bed he pretended to snore and then said "grandpa" and pretended to snore some more.

Gotta say, I love this cute kid!

Happy Birthday, Michael!

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

WW: Monkey See, Monkey Do

**Michael loves doing and copying EVERYTHING his Auntie Stephanie does...