Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Christmas Parade!

I know I pretty much love everything about Christmas but this is definitely one thing I really look forward to. And it is mainly because the kids always have such a great time! My Sister and Claire came as well as Grammy and Nana!

One of Cayden's favorite things to do is wait for the street sweeper at the end. Some police officers were driving around the street and decided to stop and talk to Cayden and let him on the bike, it was adorable and even though Cayden was trying to be "cool" about it, you know he loved every second of it!!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Polar Express!

On December 11th we got to ride on the Polar Express...well, sort of! My sister found out about this place and since it is Cayden's favorite Christmas movie I knew we had to check it out!! When we got there they gave our tickets to board the train and of course hot chocolate...

The kids loved the train ride!!

They were even given a bell after the train ride which was really cute..

Unfortunately we got there pretty late and they were about to close but at least we were able to check it out and ride the train, they had the movie playing on a big screen so we were able to watch a little bit of that as well. We had a great time!!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Bass Pro Shop

On 12/9 the kids and I headed to Bass Pro Shop to see Santa! We met up with Grandma, Grandpa, Aunt Beky and her kids as well. Cayden always has so much fun playing with all of the toys they have out for the kids..

I decided to hang back, mainly because I didn't want to be in the picture but also so I could snap one on my camera. I knew Ellie was going to be terrified and she definitely was..

The trip wouldn't be complete without a ride on the carousel!!

Monday, July 20, 2015

Christmas Program

On 12/6 Cayden had his school's Christmas program. It was so cute to see him up there singing.

 He looks like such a big kid in this picture..

My parents were able to come out and watch him perform as well which he loved..

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Disney Christmas!

I LOVE being at Disneyland during Christmas time so I made she we made a trip the first of December. The kids loved seeing all of the trees and decorations everywhere..

Ellie loves watching her brother ride the bumper cars..

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Cayden's first ride!

Cayden has always been very interested in Mike's Falcon but always afraid of it. There were times he would not even want to be in the garage if Mike was in there afraid that Daddy might start it. So the morning he told Mike he wanted to go for a ride in it was a huge shock to both of us and something we wanted to jump on!

You could tell he was nervous and wanted to wear the head phones but before they left to drive around the complex he had already taken them off. He loved it and wanted to keep going every time they would come back to the house.

Glad he was able to overcome that fear!!

Friday, July 10, 2015


The Sunday before we had our Thanksgiving at Nana and Farfar's house! We always have a ton of fun and laugh a lot..Cayden and Maddy were having fun at the little kid table

All the kids were loving running around the chairs like a track...at least it got some of their energy out!

Uncle Bill let Cayden play some games on the tablet and he was having way too much fun..

Our best attempt of getting a family pic..

On Thanksgiving day we headed over to Kim and Jim's house for family time and yummy food!

So thankful for my family..

Cayden loved doing the thankful tree again this year and I think Ellie was just as proud of it..SADLY I have no idea what I did with the paper that had all of the things he was thankful for!!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Palm Springs!

My Dad was able to get the condo in Palm Springs for several days right before Thanksgiving. We have a lot of fun memories from when we used to go every year so I knew I had to take the kids up for a couple days! Of course the first thing we had to go do was say hi to the fishies..

The kids loved feeding the ducks off our balcony..

apparently Cayden and Papa didn't get enough sleep, they both huddled together on the couch the next morning...

There was a free car show going on so we thought we would check it out, Cayden loved seeing all of the different cars.

Cayden absolutely loves his cousin Claire..I think the feelings are mutual between those two..
We had a great time!!