Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Just having too much fun.......

So to all you faithful I to apologize.....many of you have emailed or called to see how we are and I appreciate it.....We are doing great and really enjoying our time with Nanna and Grandpa.....We have been on the go so much that I just hadn't had the time to upload all the photos and sit down to blog.....my free moments on the the computer have been dedicated to getting all my work done.......but on this lovely Tuesday morning I have plenty of time to catch you all up on some of the highlights......Can I just say we have had a lot of rain the past few days.....it has been so nice.....ok on with it.....

The first few days were filled with workouts, grocery shopping, project shopping and good ole catching up and even a few card games....Harper vs Harper Canasata is always fun........Then there was the 4th of July......We laid low, stay home and BBQ'ed the traditional Hamburgers, Hot dogs, Macaroni Salad and drank these blue drinks.......so good and so fun.....

Saturday we all loaded in the the Suburban and headed up to Austin......We had lunch on the lake/river which reminded me so much of my summers at Lake Chelan......I ate one of the best burgers I have had in a long time......The girls loved eating right next to the water and the LOVED seeing all the boats.....Now they want to go on a boat ride......After lunch we drove through UT's (University of Texas) campus very cool.....and did some shopping.......We ate some really gooooood Italian Gelato.....Kiara was covered from head to toe in chocolate......Of course we didn't take and pics.....Anyway it was a great day up in Austin.....its so Beautiful up there.....just love all the water, hills and green trees......

Sunday it was a project morning......Nanna and I helped the twins start a paper mache' project......Our plan was to make Pinatas for Daddy and Uncle Joel's birthday.....I must say that Daddy's Birthday was yesterday and the pinatas are still drying.....oh well we will get them done......Nanna and Grandpa watched the girls on Sunday afternoon so Shawn and I could go to a movie......We had a great time we went and saw Wanted, we both really enjoyed the movie and our time away from the kiddos.....while we were out Nanna, Grandpa and Uncle Joel did a few more projects with the girls. They made some marbled colored paper with Shaving Cream and also beaded some necklaces.......From what the girls told us they had a SUPER GREAT TIME.......Love it......

Yesterday was Shawn's 32nd Birthday.....we did what he wanted to do.....We went to a Western Wear store. Grandpa and the girls all got Cowboy Hats......They are awesome....The girls LOVE them.....We also got Lila's ceiling painted with this eco friendly paint called Freshaire Choice, you can get it at Home Depot, its a little more expensive but the kids can help and Lila was able to sleep in her own room on the same night we painted. We are actually going to use this same paint in the living/dining area.....So the reason we only painted the ceiling was I wanted Shawn to put on Lila's new ceiling fan (Thanks Nanna/Grandpa) since her room is so hot and the fan she had in there did absolutely nothing........He wouldn't put it up unless we painting the ceiling......well now its done......and once Shawn gets a new job we will finish painting her room.....but it looks fine for now.........We finished the night with an awesome dinner of Shawn's choice, everything on the grill, Steak, Shrimp, Asparagus, Bread, Jerry's Margaritas......and a Double Chocolate, Mousse Cake that Nanna made......Lets just say my workout was much needed this morning.....Burn that cake off......Probably my favorite part of Shawn's Birthday was that he wore a beaded necklace that the girls made him......I mean he wore it ALL DAY.....didn't matter where we went yesterday, he had it on.....Love it!!!

So here is an overload of pics from the last week or sooo......YES, there are a bunch......Enjoy!
1st half Harper Visit

2 comments:

Erin said...

great pics kaelee...looks like you guys are having a great time with anna and jerry. i love the pic of shawn and the twins with his b-day cake...so cute! the rain pic looked like snow falling...must have been big drops!
enjoy the rest of your time! happy b-day shawn!! :)

Paula said...

Great pictures. Glad you are all haveing such a good time. The girls cowboy hats are great. They sure seem to love them. Keep the picture coming my way.
Love
Mom