Monday, July 14, 2014

Sunday at Church

We decided to go to church today. We do try to go whenever we don't have anything scheduled but it's been a very hectic summer so we probably haven't been to church in two months eeeeee that sounds bad.
We got the girls dressed, played outside for a bit and watched a new neighbor move in. Got snacks and water then got in the car. I am always hopeful when we go to church that it will be a good successful trip but Curt is a little hesistant but never says no. He knows he wants the girls to grow up going to church, have morals and believe in God. 
We started off pretty well they sat down for a few minutes quietly. Then they started getting bored. Vivian has lots of energy- energy like a boy has...never ending. She was going up and down our pew flipping through pages in the books, flirting with men behind us. Then Curt and I catch her smacking a woman on the back. (She likes to play a game with us where she sneaks behind us then pokes and or hits us and we pretend to be scared). Meanwhile I look over at Bella  and she asks in a loud voice "where is the real Jesus?" We lasted at church for about a half hour which isn't too bad but thought we better leave before we make more people angry.
We took them to eat brunch :)
They are pancakes and were happy little clams!
Curt and I thought maybe we need a few more months for Vivi to act a little better in church. We think November will be our goal. Sorry God.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Fourth of July weekend

Last weekend we celebrated the 4th at my parents house and then the following day we headed to Pennsylvania to visit Curt's parents and his brother and sister for a family reunion. It was lots of fun to spend time with everyone for the 4th of July but by Sunday I was exhausted and spent most of the day in bed with a headache. I think I probably was a little dehydrated or maybe had too much sun and too many pickles. Here are some pictures from our crazy weekend!
Cake I made for the 4th at home! It was gone within a few hours!
Bella playing with her cousins.
Curt's sister Rene and her son Alex 
Curt and his brother Rob
Vivi hanging out with Harper
Bubbles with Uncle Don
Bella and her cousin Quinn playing in the pool
Harper and Allison
Vivi getting her last few bites of cake before hitting the road! 

Great weekend with great family!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Spray Park in Silver Spring!

This morning I was on my phone trying to find another fun and close activity to do with the kids. My goal is going to one new place every week this summer and so far so good! We got in the car around 9:45am and headed to Silver Spring. The girls had their snacks while I did a little shopping before we headed to the spray park. It's hard not to walk into an H&M and a DSW when I hardly ever go shopping. Picked up a new dress for my growing bump and some new shoes for one of my best friend's weddings in August. Bella picked up some new boy short undies and a cute shirt for Romeo and we were off. Bella has always been the one who hates being in the stroller so now that she is getting older I am fine with letting her walk around the shops with me. Vivi on the other hand is the complete opposite she loves being in the stroller and never complains. Right when she saw the spray park she started wanting out though! 
We had a great time, Bella had fun getting wet and Vivi eventually warmed up to the fountains but it took her some time. We will definitely go back, especially since Daddy is right around the block and met us for lunch!
Here are some pictures I took of the girls...
Vivi only ate bread and hummus for lunch. 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

MIA because I am pregnant!!!

Things have been rough the past three months. I found out that I was pregnant three days before leaving to go on vacation to Mexico! It was relaxing that is for sure but not at all how I expected it to be. 
Two days before our vacation Bella found Curt's passport and wanted "the duck" which was the bald eagle so she tore out the two most important pages in his passport. We couldn't get one expedited in time so unfortunately he could not come with me. Bella was in time out for a good solid five minutes and had a long chat about ripping things. Curt and I were not too happy but we decided it was best that I go so we didn't compeletely waste a whole trip and a whole lotta money. 
That leads me to the day prior. Curt and I were trying to have a baby but we didn't have luck the first month we tried. I really didn't think I would be pregnant but figured it is probably best to take a test before I start boozing it up in Mexico with my sister. The test was positive and i was elated! I went out with the girls to a party store bought balloons for Curt, made cute matching shirts for the girls to wear that said Big Sister #1 and Big Sister #2. Curt at first didn't even see the shirts or the balloon until he came in the kitchen and saw me holding a big baby balloon for him. Then he said "what?!" He was thrilled!
Unfortunately for me I have been sick almost every day and lost about eight pounds because of it, however I have survived! I am just happy the worst parts I hope are over and now that I am in my second trimester things will start looking up! I also hope to get my energy back and start blogging again. I have missed it but I didn't feel good and I didn't have a whole lot to say. 

What have I been craving?
Steak and cheese subs
Strawberry salads with goat cheese
Ice cream- chocolate with strawberry sauce