31 August 2011

August 31, 2011

Sidewalk chalking at it's best.

30 August 2011

August 30, 2011

Still soaking in summer and lots and lots of sand.

29 August 2011

August 29, 2011

Trying to soak up the last days of summer at Millenium Park.

28 August 2011

August 28, 2011

As we were enjoying a Sunday drive, Gibson pointed
out the Gatorade house.

27 August 2011

August 27, 2011

We came, we slopped, we conquered!

26 August 2011

August 26, 2011


Gibson's detailed account of Elliott's scooter mishap.

25 August 2011

August 25, 2011


It's not everyday you come home to a note made of stones.

24 August 2011

August 24, 2011

One minute, Gibson is helping me cut cantaloupe, the next,
I see a melon head.

23 August 2011

August 23, 2011

Steve enjoying his first ever fair experience.

22 August 2011

August 22, 2011

Just another Monday.

21 August 2011

20 August 2011

19 August 2011

August 19, 2011

Gibson just passing the time while we work on canning tomatoes.

18 August 2011

August 18, 2011

After a trip to the library I found this.  It's no wonder we have a
 tough time hunting down library books.

17 August 2011

August 17, 2011

Gibson was over-the-moon to find a return letter in the mailbox....even before
he discovered that it held an ice cream certificate.

16 August 2011

August 16, 2011

It's a Girl! It looks like Sloane Elizabeth will be well taken care of.

15 August 2011

August 15, 2011

The old Theresa would have been devastated and kicking herself for breaking a bowl.
The new half-full Theresa was secretly grateful because it meant
she was one bowl closer to the bowls she really wants.

14 August 2011

August 14, 2011

We finally caught up with Grandpa Dale and had
a yummy breakfast while catching up on the neighborhood and Tigers baseball.

13 August 2011

August 13, 2011

It took one year to the day,
but the pictures are up, and I conquered one
more task that I had never conquered before.

12 August 2011

August 12, 2011

In a desperate attempt to start her labor, Aunt Tam invited us to play minature golf.
No labor, but we had fun.

11 August 2011

August 11, 2011

My latest obsession...Pinterest.

10 August 2011

August 10, 2011

The boys busied themselves today by making caterpillar food.

09 August 2011

August 9, 2011

Gibson writing his letter to Mrs. Flietstra...so sweet.

08 August 2011

August 8, 2011

Two late night homework must haves: coffee and chocolate pudding.

07 August 2011

06 August 2011

August 6, 2011

A little rain won't keep us away from our favorite parade.
*note rain water rushing by.

05 August 2011

August 5, 2011

f
 Kicking off the Coast Guard fun.
Thank you O's for one of our favorite weekends of the summer.

04 August 2011

August 4, 2011

They did it!  I am now the proud mother of two boys
who can both swim on their own!

03 August 2011

August 3, 2011

After checking our plants each and every day,
our red, ripe tomatoes are finally ready to pick.

02 August 2011

August 2, 2011

I cannot believe I left this one out last week.
Our workout group took it to new levels with paddle boarding.

01 August 2011

August 1, 2011

It's Costco day... I cannot imagine how much we will spend when the boys are teenagers.