Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Fort night!!!!

We had been planning a full scale fort night for awhile and so when we heard the weather report and all signs pointed to poor weather we put the plan to action! I went to the video store and rented some classic old videos like Willow and Witches and the Black Cauldron all ones that Nathan had not seen but we were sure he would love! Then Sam and I put together the fort with the help of allot of blankets and some creativity! The fort stayed up all weekend and we all had a blast and I am sure that we will repeat the evening again soon!

Daddies helper

In addition to being my occasional su chef Nathan also loves to watch his daddy work and always is ready to help! He is screwing in a screw here and he is sooooo happy to get the job done!

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The proof is in the cotton candy!

This year like every year we took Nathan to the monster truck show. It was very different this year in Colorado. Our seats were super close and surprisingly comfortable but the trucks didn't have as much room to do tricks as they did at the Tacoma Dome in Washington):

We still had a blast though! I got allot of pictures but this one was my favorite cause it shows how fun life is when you are laid back and in the moment not worrying too much about sugar cavities or anything(:

Sisterly love!!!!

It is crazy scary how alike me and my little sister Tori are! She is 12 years younger than me yet we get along so well! I have loved living so close to her and being able to see her so often!

I win I win I win!!!!!

OK So let me preface by saying I am usually a good sport when it comes to winning and to loosing!

I have been working out allot trying to get back in to good shape and training to do a team triathlon. Now Nathan is a super fast runner we call him flash like the little boy on the incredibles........Well on a Saturday afternoon we all went to the park to fly Nathans remote control glider while we waited for it to be ready to fly Nathan challenged me to a race........of course he was sure he was going to slaughter me! SO I took the challenge not sure that he was wrong! I BEAT HIM!!!! Now not by much but I was sooo happy and I groveled like a child! I even took pictures of him falling to the ground in exhaustion and disbelief while I was ready for another race!

After the novelty wore off I realized that I was happy to beat a 5 year old and felt kind of silly! But hey lets face it he is really fast and in tip top shape! Really in the end after my manners kicked back in I realized it was just nice to be able to keep up with my son and play at his activity level!

My little su chef

Nathan really likes to help in the kitchen.....especially when I am baking which is not too often because I prefer to cook rather than bake. But when I do bake Nathan sometimes gets to assist and he loves to get dressed up for the occasion! Hey I will take it while I can get it!

Where did he go????

So Sam and I always go in to check in on Nathan before we go to bed and usually he has kicked off all of his blankets and we have to re tuck him in. But on this particular night we found he had tucked himself in.............inside of his pajamas!