Monthly Archives: September 2011

New Happy Baby

Just a smile during a butt change…we get most of our smiles then for some odd reason…I guess everyone loves a clean butt…

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Visit from good friend

So while we were down at the coast, we finally got a visit from Ilene (we’ve missed her the last few times) so she could meet the Otter.   Was hard to pry her from her hands as she was leaving…

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Sooooo big

Not really sure who was having more fun here…Grandma or Evie… This has become a game she REALLY likes now…if you hold her hands, she will try to play ‘Soooo Big’ with you by throwing her arms up and smiling.  … Continue reading

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Family

So the East Coast Grandparents and the West Coast Grandparents have gotten together again (let the spoiling begin!) down in Oregon for a very relaxed weekend.  Here is all of us together…Grandpa Hank, Grandma Kathleen, Dad Travis, Mom Terre, Baby Evie, … Continue reading

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Grandma Kathleen and Evie enjoying the water…

Down on the Oregon coast…visiting some friends of ours (Chan and Betty) at their house on the river….Grandma and Evie were enjoying some utterly amazing weather (75+ and totally sunny at the coast is almost unheard of).  Was a good … Continue reading

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Grandparents

Finally had a few cycles to go through the thousand or so photos we took during our Oregon coast trip a few weeks ago…found a really good one of the Grandparents and Evie together. 

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Great Grandma’s Quilt

So, Evie’s Great Grandma Jane has made her a most beautiful quilt…which Evie utterly loves.  She did an amazing job on it too…wow.  Thank You GG Jane!

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Football!

It’s football time already, and now we have DirecTV…which means NFL Sunday Ticket!  Woot! Evie is utterly exhausted after cheering on her’s and Daddy’s team, the New Orleans Saints, in their big victory over the Chicago Bears today (30-13)… Mom and … Continue reading

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Puyallup Fair

So took Evie, Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Chu, Alexia and Liam to the Puyallup fair for an afternoon of fun.  We went specifically to see the Mutton Busters…which if you have never seen…is utterly fantastic.  They put 3-6 year olds … Continue reading

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Big Smile

Just a little something to brighten up your day… Nothing says a good morning like a happy baby. Which Grandma wisely took advantage of…

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The Tongue Game

So Grandma Cheryl just posted a new video from her visit…of her and the Otter playing their tongue game.  Evie is learning about textures and tastes so likes to stick her tongue out…and put it on blankets, clothes, your hand, the … Continue reading

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The East-Coast Grandparents have arrived!

Grandpa Hank and Grandma Kathleen have arrived at last to meet the Otter.  After a nice long flight from PA they are situated comfortably on the couch taking turns holding (a rather fussy) Evie.  Evie even dressed up in a pretty … Continue reading

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Smile and Noise videos…

Back by popular demand… More videos of the Otter smiling and making good noises…Evie seems to LOVE her lotion time…three times a day she gets skin lotion put on to help with her baby acne…we get the best smiles during … Continue reading

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More friends stop by…

So good friends of ours Rick and Tennille and their daughter Freyja came over to watch the Steelers game…we all had a good time, sadly the Steelers did not… Evie really liked Tennille, spent quite a bit of time with … Continue reading

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Falling…falling….falling…

OK, so I know this shouldn’t be so funny….but while I had her propped up trying to take some nice pictures, she kept throwing herself around, lifting her head up, etc… I was snapping photos as she was falling over….and … Continue reading

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Smiling Otter

So…the Otter has been smiling more and more lately (especially if we smile at her)…however, it has been quite difficult to catch on camera. BUT!  Tonight, we caught one…this is Evie smiling at Mommy (likely trying to make up for … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Trip

So for the last few years I’ve hosted Dea-Con…a good sized gathering of friends here at the house…over for games, good company and good food.  However, due to new baby and all (and our intense desire to get outta the house) … Continue reading

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