Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Dream Come True park

A few weeks ago, I finally made it to the park, with Sophia, and remembered to take pictures!  There's an awesome park in town that has all sorts of fun things, and it's handicapped accessible!

Sophia LOVES slides!

Hmm....why are there holes here?

Climbing the stairs

Playing with the turnie things with bonus seester

Slide!

Next?

Hmmm...I think you need to grow a bit before you can enjoy these, dear.

 Ball!

Not entirely sure what these are, or what they're for, but Sophia was entertained for a few seconds.

And, we're off again!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Helping out

So, I'm pretty sure I told y'all that bonus seester the first has FINALLY COME HOME.  In case I didn't, back track a few words.  Being super awesome and such, she's opening a studio to be all musically nifty with people.  I went over to get in the way lend a hand moving things and help her clean up the space a bit.  Sophia came with (of course!) and decided to help out, also.

She said hi to the cats

And decided to thoroughly inspect the mower attachment thingie that was hanging out in the space.

Very thouroughly.

The bar thing made a perfect lap bar.


Then she decided that the floors really needed to be mopped.

And she even brought her own bucket!

Among the tasks we helped with was bringing some things from the studio space to the barn via 4-wheeler.  While bonus seester was cleaning her new chairs, Sophia and I volunteered to drive the 4-wheeler down and unload it.  Sophia thought it was the Coolest. Thing. Ever.  When we pulled up and stopped at the studio, she started pulling on the handles and signing "moremoremoremoremoremoremore".  I have come to the conclusion that she needs a 4-wheeler for Christmas.  

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

This'n'that

I realized that even though I've been successfully blogging for almost a year (yay!), I've been pretty slack lately.  Whoops!  Oh well, life happens, ya know?  And I'd rather live it than be too concerned about documenting it.  But, some documentation needs to happen (hence the title of the blog).  So, here's what we've been up to lately:

Bonus sister the first is HOME!!!  We're so excited.  But, not too terribly interested in that leaf.

Hmmm...or that leaf.  Nah.

Rummy-cat.  He decided that he was too good to simply lay on the table and must instead lay on the table AND the chair.  Silly, silly boy.

We had a Japanese-themed supper with some friends, and Sophia got her very own place setting!  She was very enthusiastic about the buckwheat noodles, watermelon, and blueberries, but shunned her shrimp.  So, I helped her with that problem. ;)

This is how it goes, right mom?  (Yes, she's playing in my underwear drawer.  No, that's not underwear on her head, it's a bra.  Yes, my room is an explosion zone.  Don't judge)

Socks go on feet!

Sophia is rapidly learning new signs, and can now let us know that she wants moremoremoremorefoodfoodfoodfoodmoremoremoremore and that she is very excited about the dogdogdogdogdog.  We have added book, bath, and hot to her repertoire, and are working on cat and a consistent ball.  She's also getting better with vocalizing, having almost 10 "words" that are understandable.  One of her cute new tricks is making a fish-face when she sees a picture of a fish in one of her books.  A not-so-cute trick has been pulling out her hair (literally) to play with it in the car seat.  We've been watching a little more signing time to try and avoid this habit.  Another proud-mom moment: we had a #2 on the big-girl potty!  Granted, I threw her on there when I caught her in her "I'm poo'ing" stance, so it was more luck than anything.  But, still.  One less poopy diaper to change, thank you very much.

In other news, I've started promoting the things I make more on facebook, and have been getting in some fun orders!  I love the amount of creativity I can have with these, and how cute the babies always look.  Jordan is happy I'm finally self-funding my yarn habit.  :)

Christmas set

Fall set

Twinsies! (turn your head, sorry)

I'll try to do better about getting a few pictures of the offspring (discovered an awesome park last week that we're going to visit again, so that will be a good photo op), and keeping all 3 of my readers up-to-date.  :)