Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Aren't they Cute!

Lounging in Maddie's crib watching her mobile.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The Fun Continues, Will Clayton Come Home? :)

Can you say Michael Phelps?

I think Papa was telling him he needed 20 butterfly sprints. UGH! :)

He loves his new fishing net!

Our son is very social. He has some new friends in Galena!

Playing trains with Mimi

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

More fun at Mimi and Papa's

Getting in a little practice for the big leagues

Feeding the bass at the marina

Checking out Great Papa's fishing boat

Art project with Mimi

Fathers Day with Great Papa and Papa

Mowing papa's yard on the big tractor

Monday, June 21, 2010

Safety First

Clayton is enjoying a week at Mimi and Papas. Clayton wore his "ear protection" when he rode on the tractor with papa to mow. Now he apparently wants to wear them everywhere! :) Justin may or may not want to borrow those when he has to visit Mimi. I told him he would have to get in line. JUST KIDDING!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

No Words, Just the Murphy Water Park

Monday, June 14, 2010

Madeline 2 Months

I can hardly stand how fast the time is going. Madeline had her 2 month appointment last Friday. She was 9lbs 8 oz and was 22.75 inches long! To give you perspective, Clayton wasn't even 5lbs at this age! Maddie is doing so wonderful and is a very smiley little lady! I have so many cute dresses and outfits to put her in for the summer. Her Aunt Heather got her this adorable dress! Maddie is loving watching her big brother and sissy Keely. Of course those two are always busy so there is a lot to watch! Hope everyone had a good weekend. Happy Monday!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Simple & Delicious

My mother-in-law got me a subscription to Taste of Home's magazine called Simple and Delicious. We have been trying out recipes and I wanted to share this super easy and yummy summer dish.

Margarita Chicken

1 can frozen margarita mix (thawed)
3 Tbsp. lime juice
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
4 chicken breasts

Mix margarita mix, garlic and lime juice. Pour 1 cup (doesn't have to be exact) into a plastic bag and put the chicken in. Refrigerate for 2-4 hours.

Drain and discard marinade in the bag right before grilling. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken. Baste frequently with reserved marinade.

Thanks Julie!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Hairy Little Caterpillar

Clayton and Mimi made a caterpillar while he was in Galena. He has been watering it everyday and the Caterpillar's hair is growing like crazy. He will probably need a haircut by this weekend! Thanks Mimi, he loves it!

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Freezer Locks and Lady Bugs

Maddie in her cute lady bug outfit that Aunt Shannon got her!

I am making my breakfast. Clayton opens the freezer, gets out the cool whip, pulls his chair to the counter, gets a spoon, opens the container and starts eating. This is something Mimi would teach him. :)

Monday, June 7, 2010

Big Brother and Little Sister

Had to post this video from tonight. Clayton is such a great big brother and Maddie loves him tons!

Great Summer Purchase!

Water seems to be theme of our summer! We were at the mall recently and Clayton was dragging me into Bed Bath and Beyond. He kept pointing to this ball. Best purchase! This globe water ball is 3ft tall and squirts water! For $8 (since I had a coupon) he can get wet and learn geography at the same time! Thanks Discovery Kids!

Friday, June 4, 2010

Sad to Leave

Wanted to get some pics up of Memorial Day weekend and our week at Mimi and Papa's. We have had so much fun. Clayton will post more. We are so sad to be leaving tomorrow morning. :(