Thursday, February 28, 2013

Getting bundled up

It's a rough 68 degrees today :) Better get bundled up!

Just out for a stroll

Jumperoo fun!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

I love you, sister!

Uhhh, Nolan...why are you licking your sister??  That's a bit more than "brotherly love"!

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

"Are you ok?"

Nolan and I were playing in the backyard, but then Alexa started crying (almost always to be fed ;). So I went inside to feed her and let Nolan continue to play. I was able to see him playing through the window, but then he disappeared from view.
So I hollered, "Nolan, are you ok?"

He then pops up (apparently from chalk painting on the ground), and says "I ok, mama!"

Then every couple minutes, he would run to the door and say, "are you ok, mama?" I would respond, "I'm ok. Are you ok, Nolan?" And we would again respond, "i ok, mama!"

This happened around 8-10 times and just had me laughing after a while. That adorable face peeking through the sliding door asking if *I* am heart melts :)

"T'mon, Mama, check it out!"

Today, while Nolan and I were playing in the backyard, Nolan was wandering along the side yard.

I go over there to see what he's doing, and he says, "T'mon, mama, check it out!" He had found a hole in the stucco with orange foam insulation/filling, and pointed out that "it's yucky!"

That kid just cracks me up!! I don't know who he got the "check it out" from, but it's so cute!

Monday, February 25, 2013

Alexa's 4 month check-up

Today we went for Alexa's 4 month check-up with Dr. Fazilat.  Alexa is doing fantastic!  Her height is 25.25 inches (81%'), Weight is 15 lbs 1.5 oz (67%), and head circumference is 40 3/16 cm (54%).

Alexa is meeting or exceeding all her milestones, but most importantly she is just a happy, sweet baby (as long as you're paying attention to her :)

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013

New mirror!

We originally had 2 oval mirrors up, but decided I didn't like the way they looked. Given that we spent a good chunk on that bathroom remodel, I was going to get it just right!
Love it!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Just playin' around

Girls Lunch!

Alexa and I had an amazing 3 hour lunch with with my long-time and close girlfriends, Katrine & Lisa. SO. MUCH. FUN. Love those girls!!

Bath time!

Alexa loves her baths!

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Nolan having fun at Auntie & Uncle's house

Nolan actually told Jenn to take a picture of him with the bubbles! Too funny!

Pile up! Boys being boys!

Valentines Lunch!

Having a 3 month old makes it hard to have a night out, seeing as how I'm the only one she allows to put her to bed.

Alexa barely lets others feed her, so Francis & I were lucky to get a lunch date out today.

My mom watches Alexa, and Jenn watched Nolan while Francis & I went out to Enoteca La Storia Wine Bar for some delicious wine and grub. We started up with wine (of course!), then shared a crostini caprese salad, a 6 cheese platter (AMAZING! Especially the Burrata cheese!), then a ham & cheese panini, then THE FREAKIN' FABULOUS mascarpone gelato with Olive Oil and sea salt!

We were feeling fat and happy after that meal! And it was do nice to FINALLY go on DATE with my husband!

Mwah! Happy Valentines, My love!

Alexa trying to hold her own bottle

Alexa keeps trying to hold her own bottle. She's such an independent woman!

I get Legos, too?!!

Just playin' around!

Thursday, February 14, 2013

A man, a boy...and a smoothie

Life doesn't get much better than cuddling with daddy while you chug away your smoothie!

Happy Valentines Day!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

I am the Lego King!

Robert is showing off his Lego skills (with "just a little help" from Nolan)

Story time with daddy

Sunday, February 10, 2013

My little doll

Hanging out with Grandma Mary & Uncle Chuck

Francis's brother Chuck came up to visit this weekend, so the kids got a chance to hang out with Uncle Chuck!  So on Sunday, we had a delicious brunch with Chuck, as well as Francis's mom Mary.

Tough day for my guys...

Yup. Napping at 4 in the afternoon.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Uncle Jarrod, The Face Painter

I wouldn't call Jarrod an artist, but he did paint the kids faces :)

Alexa's sitting up!

I noticed that if you put something in front of Alexa that she was interested on, she could sit up on her own for a bit!! Wow, she's only 3 months!!

Robert & Alexa

Being the sweet cousin he is, Robert wanted to hold Alexa. Too cute!

Just playin' in big brother's bed!

Cocoa smells good!

Friday, February 8, 2013

No more constipation...

Alexa had not pooped in a couple of days. Apparently the backup has cleared out! Good Lordy!

Ready for some serious playtime!

The bouncer is now ready to go!

Monday, February 4, 2013

Alexa turned over!

Today, Alexa flipped from get stomach to her back 4 times! Video coming soon....

I read that most babies do it at 5-6 mo, but as early as 4 months. Well,, Alexa is just a week past 3 months! :)

It is just a testament to how much she hates being in her belly!!

"Moy, moy hugs and kisses!"

Last night while I was feeding Alexa getting ready to put her to bed, Francis was in the other room getting Nolan ready for bed.

Nolan had already come in and given Alexa and I tons of hugs, kisses, and 'I Love Yous', but then I hearing him coming toward the room again yelling, "No daddy, I need moy, moy hugs and kisses!" He then proceeded to give his second round of hugs, kisses, and 'I Love Yous'.

There's nothing better than such than such a sweet child showing his love for his mama and sister!!

Sunday, February 3, 2013

The most important part of the Super Bowl

The most important part of the Superbowl...the girls at the Super Bowl party!