Sunday, November 29, 2015

The zoo!

We did some fun and new things this time to our trip to the zoo like get up close to a Cheetah who lives with dogs. It was really fun to see them interact with each other.

That brown thing right below Cayden's nose would be a bores nose lol. Cayden was laughing so hard, he really liked Cayden's smell...

It's always fun to go see the stinky flamingos..

The kids love riding the very long escalator and Auntie and I love it too so we get a nice little break from walking all of the hills =)

We were FINALLY able to get on the Ariel tram..Cayden was a little leery of riding it for a while but decided to try it out and he loves it!!

We were also lucky enough to see a peacock walking around with all of his feathers out. He also chased down a kid in a red shirt, not sure if it was the color he was wearing or what but the kids got a big scare and we all had a big laugh..

It was such a fun day at the zoo!!

Monday, November 23, 2015

Memorial Day!

We headed over to Grandma and Grandpa's house for Memorial Day! The kids are always so excited to play with their cousins!

I bought a couple boxes of "fireworks" for them to have fun with but Starrla and Ellie decided to be terrified of them so they stayed away while Cayden had all the fun..

Ellie was having a blast in the swing..

We swam a lot that day and Cayden for the first time, swam on his own!! No floaties!!! We were soo proud of him, he was even jumping in the deep end and swimming to a glad he was able to get over his fear.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Zoo time!

On May 21st Julie and I made another trip to the zoo! We were lucky enough to eat our lunch and stare at this guy..

The kids always have so much fun at the play area..

We got some duck food and fed the ducks, that was definitely Cayden's favorite part of the day..he loved it!

They were happy to come right up to his hand to get the food..

The kids ALWAYS want to go see the gorillas, especially Ellie, she loves them! They just freak me out..especially this guy..

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Daddy Racing

In May Mike was able to go racing so I thought it would be fun to take the kids since they love to watch..

Ellie did great and was not afraid at all..the weather was so nice which helped too..
I think this is a new pic for mike to add to the collection on the garage wall =)

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Cayden at 5

1. Who is your favorite person in the whole wide world? RUSSELL
2. What is your favorite color? DARKEST BLUE
3. What's your favorite television show? LITTLE EINSTINES
4. What's your favorite outfit? MY BATMAN SWEATSHIRT
5. What sport do you like? I DON'T LIKE ANY SPORTS
6. What song do you love? TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR
7. What's your favorite cereal? FRUIT LOOPS
8. Who is your best friend? JAYDEN
9. What do you want to be when you grow up? A PARAMEDIC
10. What is your favorite book? MY TRAIN BOOK
11. What are you really good at? FIXING TOYS
12. Where do you wish you could go on vacation? CARPINTERIA
13. What is your best memory? GOING TO THE TRAIN STATION WITH DAD AT CARP
14. What would you buy if you had $1,000? POWER WHEELS, POLICE CAR, MOTOR CYCLE AND BULLDOZER
15. What vegetable do you hate the most? SWEET POTATOE
16. If you could have a wish, what would it be? FOR A BABY BROTHER
17. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? VANILLA
18. Who is your biggest hero? I DON'T KNOW
19. What do you like to do with your friends? PLAY TAG
20. What do you hope to do before your next Birthday? GO TO JOHNS INCREDIBLE PIZZA

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Last day of school!

Cayden's class had their last day at pump it up! Cayden had such a blast being able to be crazy with all of his friends..

Yes they were jumping right before they went down the slide which was already a pretty steep one..but they loved it!

We got to eat lunch after all of the fun and the kids all got a little treat from their teacher..Cayden loved preschool!!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Caydens's Birthday party

I have to say this birthday party was my favorite one so far. I made it an effort to not go above and beyond and spend way too much time with everything like I usually do. We kept everything simple and had a huge surprise for Cayden which he was completely unaware of!

The theme he wanted was fireman and so I had a couple cute games for the kids to do while we waited for the surprise..

I got the call and sent all of the fireman out front..

We were able to find an actual fireman who does birthday parties on the side..the kids LOVED it!! They all got to sit in the firetruck and Cayden got to turn on the siren..

They talked to them all about their equipment etc..

They even got to try it on..Cayden almost tipped over..

They played tug a war with the fire hose which was so cute to watch..the fireman even got in on the action and went against all of the kids..

Cayden got to roll up the fire hose..

This was probably one of their favorite parts..getting to spray the can tell just by the smile on Cayden's face!

They all got drenched..

This was definitely at the top of the list..riding on top of the firetruck around the block..the kids were soo excited!!

We had dinner and a firetruck pinata after the fireman left..

Then it was present time!

These pictures sadly came out blurry which is so sad because he was SOO happy!! He had been wanting this for forever and so a few of us all pitched in to get it for him...

I would say he had a pretty awesome birthday..