Monthly Archives: March 2012

New Game – Throw me the ball!

We’ve been teaching the Otter some new games…Mommy has been working on “roll me the ball” with some great success (we’ll get some video of that soon).  Dad’s been working on “throw me the ball”…Dad being a big baseball guy, … Continue reading

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Her first Comic-Con!

So I go to the Emerald City Comic-Con every year…and haven’t missed it in the 10 years its been going.  This year, I got to take the Otter to her first Con.  She LOVED it.  She is such a people/thing watcher…that … Continue reading

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Home again…

So, we had a great day doing the Flat Stanley stuff…wanted to share one more picture from the trip.  It didn’t have FS in it so I didn’t add it to the other post…but man…the eyes on these two girls….just … Continue reading

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A Visit from Flat Stanley

Our niece Cassidy, back in PA, mailed us her friend Flat Stanley for a visit and asked us to show him a good time.  We’ve had him for awhile now, but our weather has been so temperamental and wet that we’ve … Continue reading

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Seeing Malena

So Mommy goes and gets massage therapy every weekend to help her with some muscle pain.  She’s been going to a gal named Malena for years, and she’s become a good friend to our family.  We brought the Otter in … Continue reading

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Rollin’ and Laughin’

The Otter is not really walking or crawling yet (she’s getting into the right position and also doing some backwards scooting, so its coming very soon)…but she is rolling like mad. She moves herself all over our living room by rolling. … Continue reading

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Grandma Putting Evie into the Mobile…

Grandma and Evie have found a new game…Grandma launches Evie into her paper undersea mobile, and Evie laughs.  It works well for both of them.  By the time we came in to catch this on film, they had been doing … Continue reading

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Standing Up

The Otter has been able to stand on her own since she was like 2 months old.  She holds on to our fingers for balance, but her super strong legs can hold her upright without assistance.  She’s not crawling or walking yet, … Continue reading

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Bunny Ears

So Easter is coming…and while we were out shopping this weekend we picked up these great purple bunny ears for a $1 for the Otter to wear.  They are super cute, and a great color for her (Daddy’s favorite color … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patricks Day!

Grab something green and a pint of something yummy, its St. Patricks Day!  With the Otter a 1/5th Irish and looking stunning in green (and with Mommy enjoying her Guinness) this might just be her holiday! Here is Evie making … Continue reading

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Just Hangin’ Out

Evie likes music, quite alot.  Mom (and the West Coast Grandparents) really enjoy American Idol.  So, with that, Evie gets to watch American Idol and enjoy the music, seems a bit of a win/win for them all (plus it lets … Continue reading

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Snot Nosed Little Kid

Evie has been fighting a sickness for some time now (the “daycare” plague)…and we’ve been telling folks how much her nose has just been pouring snot out.  And it seems many folks don’t believe the severity of her boogers, because … Continue reading

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Dinner with Linz and Nathanael

So a good friend of ours, Lindsay (Linz) has had a boyfriend, Nathanael, for quite some time now…and for some odd reason, we’ve never met him.  We’ve tried several times, and have hooked up with Linz no problem, but never … Continue reading

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Eyes…and a sunny day

So for the first time in (it seems) as long as I can remember…we had an amazingly beautiful sunny day.   So we took the girls (and Scruffy who’s staying with us for a while) to the dogpark to play with … Continue reading

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Oh…oh god…oh god…Travis…I need you…oh…oh god…

So I’m in the kitchen, washing bottles and pump parts like I do every night while Mom is nursing the kid before bed.  I have the monitor on me so if they need something, they can hollar.  Suddenly, from the … Continue reading

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Playin’ and Makin’ Noise

So she’s really begun to make quite a few different noises and getting into exercising her voice every chance she gets. She will mimic our noises (no words yet) and giggle and laugh like crazy if you make goofy ones at her. Here … Continue reading

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Bedtime Routine

So we’ve got the Otter into a pretty good routine.  She eats between 7-8pm (depending on when Dad is able to get home), then takes a bath (every other day is wash…in between days are for playing), get her dressed, … Continue reading

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