Tuesday, November 3, 2009


Happy Birthday to my man who is the hardest working, most successful, loving, bestest daddy and husband I know!

Monday, November 2, 2009

cute pics of Ella the past 2 months

you should all totally head over to my sisters blog www.christyveer.wordpress.com to check out a bunch of super cute pics of Ella the past couple of months! i have a really good reason for neglecting my blog, but i will post that in a minute! we have still been having tons of fun, i just haven't shared any of it!

Monday, September 14, 2009

Feeding the ducks

A few weeks ago we went on a walk with Kelsey's family to feed the ducks @ Sand Creek.

Ella found a tree just her size!

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Cooler Weather

We have been enjoying the cooler weather so much around here!!! One of the first things we always do when it cools down is go hang out @ Grandpa Clark's pond. Kelsey and I got engaged out here, so it is always a special place for us! We are so excited to share it with our children!!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Dallas Trip

A week ago we headed down with Kelsey's family to go see his Uncle Mike and Aunt Rachel down in Dallas. It was really fun to get away for a while! You can tell from the pics that we were with Christy! Her pictures are 100 times better than mine would be!
Of course, one of the main reasons Kelsey and I went was because we were hoping to find some furniture for our new house @ IKEA. This is the before picture, and I don't have one of the after, but I would be frowning... everything we wanted was out of stock!!!

oh well, it was still a fun experience, and we came back with some fun stuff for Ella's playroom
We also went to DFW airport and watched the plane landing and taking off. Ella LOVES airplanes, and always points them out in the sky, so this was fun, hot but fun!

cousin Cody and his hat were a big hit!

we went to a park the last day, and Ella went down the slides like a million times! It was really good for wearing her out for the long trip home!

The boys played baseball.

Ella is always spoiled when Papa is around... this morning it was coffee and donuts!

Monday, August 24, 2009

Bloggy Break

Hey everyone! We are still here! I haven't blogged in like a month, because I just got burned out on it!! We have still been doing lots of fun stuff, but I'm terrible @ taking pictures, and haven't had the time to sit down and write it out! Hopefully the month of September will be better!! Here are a few of my fav. pics from the last month:
yummy corn on the cob

my brown eyed beauty

shopping with mommy

just cute

Monday, July 27, 2009

Way Late Pics of the 4th

We spent the 4th of July weekend up in Kansas City with some of Kelsey's family! It was super fun, and Ella did so good sleeping in a hotel and staying up late to watch the fireworks. She was running all over the place, and then the fireworks started, and she sat perfectly still until they were over! I need fireworks in our house=)
Not happy about the bows in my hair!

waiting for the fireworks to start

just have to show off my cute outfit! thanks Grandma Tilson!!

We watched the fireworks @ the Great Mall in Olathe! It was awesome, they gave Ella a little flag to wave and a beachball!

Coke! How much more American can you get?

LOVED the fireworks!

The next day we went to the Legends Mall. Ella loved playing in the fountains with Papa!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Best Husband Ever!!!

So, I just have to brag on my hubby a little bit! Kelsey had yesterday off of work, and chose to spend the WHOLE day with Ella and I!!! It was so great. We slept in, and then while I was getting ready for a lunch with my girlfriends, Kelsey took Ella with him on errands, so that I could shower in peace! He then showed up with "just because" flowers in hand!! Amazing! I rushed off to enjoy time with my friends, and Kelsey fed Ella lunch and put her down for nap! I came back and we spent the whole afternoon together. I was rushing around trying to get supper ready, and ended up burning Ella's grilled cheese. Kelsey made her some new grilled cheese, and also made his own supper! I headed out to Bible Study, and once again, Daddy and Ella time. They went for a walk and talked to the neighbors. Back from Bible Study, put Ella to bed, then early bed time for us, because Kelsey had to leave @ 4:00 in the morning for a flight today! I just have to say that I have the best husband ever, and Ella has the best daddy! She loves spending time with him, and so do I! Thanks for a great day honey!!(p.s. I am never gone from the house this much, I will go days with nothing to "do" and then it always falls on one day!!)

Thursday, July 16, 2009

As Promised... Pics of the House

Pics of our new home!

We repainted all the walls in the house, and replaced all the flooring.

The living room, which is a yummy brown mocha color! I LOVE it!

Guest Bathroom

Ella's room (painted the same as her old one!)

Ella didn't have a closet in her old room, so I have been SO excited to hang up her clothes!!

Our room that doesn't have the blinds up or decorated at all yet!

A great big back yard that needs a lot of TLC!!

We have really enjoyed living her already! We love the neighborhood, and feel that this house want meant just for us!! I didn't take any pics of the basement... it is finished with 2 more bedrooms and a bathroom. It has a nice living room and storage room also. We painted it gray, and there is not a lot down there except for Ella's toys, I guess we will grow into it! We are so thankful for so much more room and storage! Ella loves running all over!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Sweet Treats

Ella has my sweet tooth! She has been loving all the summer time sweet treats she has been getting, sometimes twice a day! (bad mommy)
Melted choc. chip cookie smeared all over the face

Ice cream toffee bars! Yummm!

One of the best things about our move is that our friend the Giles live right around the corner! Ella's favorite playmates, Danny and Ryan! Enjoying popsicles!