Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Random things lately

Random updates:

-Janelle won't be taking the kids back after her baby is born, but Kathleen wants to keep them since they are all having so much fun and we are THRILLED.  We love the kids going there.  Kellan calls Brooklyn "Googin" and it's adorable.  Kellan and Jakob will be going to the same preschool class in the fall so she can take him (so convenient) and we are trying really hard to get Sawyer into Fruitland so they can go to the same kindergarten.  The problem is it is on hold so we don't know if he can get in (I guess there are schools that have space, some not sure yet, and some closed and that one at least isn't closed.)

-Kellan is saying small sentences now which is good.  We love that he will randomly say something complicated and we just look at each other like "where and when did he learn that?" He still can't 100% say what he wants though so it's still kind of frustrating.

-The last few weeks we have all been off and on ill.  The weather has been pretty good lately so it is weird.  I think we are all good now.

-The morning after Leah's bachelorette party my knee started hurting and still isn't 100% better.  I took a week off of the gym and have been modifying everything since.  I finally ran today without any pain so I'm hoping that is a sign it is almost healed.  It has been so bad I couldn't walk up stairs though.

-My muscles are getting pretty big.  I wish my arms didn't look big though because they look fat when I'm not flexing LOL

This is my first month of going to the gym vs now.  I was flexing the same amount in each.  You can definitely tell a difference.
 I've also been working on my shoulder mobility so I can finally overhead squat.  Here is 65 lbs which is such an improvement from my PVC pipe a few weeks ago.

-I know like 16 line dances now.  Here is a pic I screen shot from the Big Whisky page.  I'm in the middle in orange.  It is so fun and KC and I are really good at it.  It was funny last time we went and we asked a girl outside that is always there to show us a dance.  She was like "Well I can't teach it to you in 5 minutes but I can show you it" and yeah she did it once and we pretty much learned it after asking her about one part again.  They teach you one dance a night too at the beginning but some we catch on by just following the crowd.

-Sawyer LOVES preschool.  I am glad we put him in because I think it would have been a shock to go to kindergarten, especially since it's full-day now.  He was even so excited when they had silly hat day that he woke up early.

Sawyer's soccer

Sawyer is back in soccer now that indoor season is over (he doesn't like it inside.)

We tried him out in the older class (age 5-6) and we love it.  The 3-4 class was just too young for him.  While he is one of the obviously younger and inexperienced ones, there are quite a few on his level so he doesn't stand out, and he is learning so much more.  They do a lot of drills with partners and versus each other so you get the feel of real soccer.  Before it was just basic drills.  They will have goalies and do teams against each other and stuff.  I think Sawyer is learning a lot and he will be really good soon, especially when he's the same age as the other kids (some in there are 2  years older and really good.)  Brooklyn also joined which he loves but sometimes he doesn't pay attention to coach Brett.

Sawyer in goal

This is my future as a soccer mom in the rain

Relay race (he's team orange)

They came back holding hands and it was adorable

Leah's bachelorette

Yes, I'm very behind. Sorry it will come as a bunch at a time probably.

First off, Leah's bachelorette weekend.

It started off at the gym Saturday morning (as usual) we had a charity event "Angie for Animals"  The workout was Angie- 100 pull ups, 100 push ups, 100 sit ups, 100 squats for time.  They put a 25 minute cap though because there needed to be more than one wave of people.  I ended up ripping my hands pretty bad so I couldn't grip the bar so I only got to 70 pull-ups but I finished the rest.  Leah was a machine and finished in 14 minutes.  A few other people did the whole thing in weight vests which blew my mind.  We ended up getting like $700 for the humane society which was nice.  Afterwards we had a potluck which shows how fat we all are.  None of the food was healthy and everyone had beers.  We are not the typical crossfit paleo gym I guess ;)

Yeah this was like the 6th picture and my form was slacking

Afterwards we all went home to shower and met up at Leah's house.  Her sister Jordan had left earlier to set up, but me, Leah, Amanda Joy, Jenna, and KC all rode up to the Little Creek Casino.

Her aunts and mom got us a suite.  It was so cute when we arrived and saw snacks and hawaiian themed decor.  There was also plenty of alcohol, but everyone was staying the night.  We got all dressed up

We got all dressed up and went down to dinner...after drinking a tub of the rum stuff.
These were decorations but we took them anyway (me, Jordan, Amanda Joy)

This guy wanted a pic with us

Me and Leah

Amanda's phone takes blurry pictures

Mountain goat
 After dinner we changed into chucks because our feet hurt and we headed down to the club/lounge thing
 It was mostly old people but there was a live country band.  We danced a ton and most of the time were the only ones on the dance floor.  Jenna told the band it was Leah's bachelorette and asked if they knew Copperhead Road (the one line dance we do ALL the time) and they DID!

Me Jordan and Jenna stayed until the band left (they even played Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker which me and Jenna knew the line dance to) and went to bed late.  I was surprised that everyone felt OK in the morning considering the night before, but it was SO much fun.

This looked like a chair. I don't think it was a chair.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Kellan is TWO

We had a bug/critter theme for Kellan's second birthday!  We had so many friends and family members over, and I think everyone had a lot of fun.

oreo ladybugs

Ants on a log and butterfly pasta

snail roll-ups


critter cupcakes

worms in dirt cups

Ants and centipedes

Easter '15: egg hunt

 Sawyer finally got his Gup X he had been wanting for so long!