April 28, 2009

Summer Fever.....

I have been really terrible about posting lately. We have been trying to get our kitchen done & I have just been getting through this whole sickness thing & have completely forgotten to post our fun water pictures. The girls have been dieing for summer to get here so that they could go swimming & play in the sprinklers. So when the temperature hit 100 degrees on Tuesday the 22nd of April we broke out the sprinkler. Mind you this is at 6:30 p.m. when we finally got around to getting out. But the girls had so much fun. Sadie sat in her chair on the porch & watched the girls run through the sprinkler with Zeppelin. He thought it was the best thing EVER!!! I laughed so hard watching them dance & scream through the water.
Kelsey was dancing & singing in the water like she was the little Mermaid. So CUTE!!

Sadie sitting on the porch being an ANGEL!!
They played so hard in the water that by the time bed time came they were all pooped!! Here is Kelsey laying in bed with Sadie. She was being so cute & loving to her baby sis.


Lindsey SUPER CHEESER!!! She was being so good staying in her bed while I read them books after saying prayers.
They had so much fun in the sprinklers the night before that when we picked up my cousin Lacey Slade(Marci Slade, my dad's youngest sister's youngest daughter.), who is only a few months older than Kelsey, the girls had to show off their water works. I love that such a simple $2 sprinkler can bring so much joy for HOURS!!
Once again Sadie stayed on the porch in her rocker & watched the girls run crazy through the water. What an angel!!!
I love this dress. I bought it at Wal-Mart for like $2. What a steal!! I love polka dots!! She is too stinkin' cute!!
I think that Zeppelin enjoys the sprinkle as much as the girls if not more.

Lindsey & Zeppelin.
Kelsey & Lacey Slade. I think Kelsey is dancing again. It is hard to tell. She is so funny!!All 3 girls posing for a cute picture while standing in the middle of the sprinkler.
(Lindsey, Lacey Slade & Kelsey.)
Sadie our thumb sucker!! I try to take it away & she freaks. What can ya do?
Every Thursday we have been going to 'Pizza' with my aunt Marci. It is so fun because we meet with her sister-in-law Darlene & some gals from her ward at Peter Piper Pizza. It is so fun cause my kids are all free so I only have to pay for me & there are so many kids there that my girls just run like crazy & have so much fun. Not to mention I don't have to cook or clean up!! SUPER BONUS!! I love it. Here is Kelsey getting ready to leave. She misses her hair so I tried to make her feel better my doing her hair extra cute with a big flower. Poor kid feels terrible about cutting her hair. She really thought that it would just come back the next morning.
CHEESE!!! I love Kelsey's smile when she pulls the SUPER CHEESER!!!
"PIZZA!!!!" Lindsey was excited to leave!!

The next day (Friday, April 24th) we had Lacey over again while Marci & Grandma Russell went out for their birthdays. Lacey is such a fun girl. I really enjoy having her over. Kelsey LOVES her!!! Here they are feeding Sadie her bottle for me!! What good little helpers.
Lacey Slade & Sadie.
This was TOO FUNNY!!! I came out of the bathroom to find Lindsey with her swim suit on her head!! Laughing so hard at herself!! She had gotten a glimpse of herself in the mirror & thought that it was too funny!! I love this kiddo!!!

Then she got embarrassed so she hurried up & took it off.
Monday, April 27th the girls had to do the sprinkler thing again even though we had a really cool day. It only got into the 80's. But my girls insisted that it was warm enough. They lasted a whole 5 min. before freezing & running in the house wanting a towel. Since they were already wet & about to get in the bath we ate Popsicles in the back yard for a bit. They are going to have so much fun this summer. It is only April & they both already have perma swim suits tanned into their little bodies. Sun screen already fully in stock in our house!! WE love it!! BRING IT ON!!! :) The summer that is but leave to 110 degree weather behind. I WISH!!!!! The biggest reason why we hate living here is the HEAT!! I guess it does come in handy when your kids wanna run through the sprinklers in April though!! :)

April 16, 2009

Hair Cuts!!!

Today was the wonderful day that Christy & her girls came over to our house & she fixed Kelsey's hair cut!! She was amazing!! She cut & colored my hair,cut Kelsey's, Lindsey's & Bryan's hair!!! All in a few hours!! She is super women I swear! It was so sad to see Kelsey's hair go but she actually looks her age now. It is amazing how much hair she took off (about 9 inches) . Kelsey is blessed with my mother's thick hair. She has more hair on her head than most adults. Here is a picture of the pile of hair that Chirsty cut off. I put the squirt bottle next to it so you could see how much hair it really was & this is just what we could pick up off the carpet without vacuuming it up. SAD!!!! But she looks adorable now!!
Lindsey had her hair trimmed. I like her hair shorter. She doesn't have a thick of hair as Kels so I like to keep hers short. Much easier for me to do. She was so good. We put a movie on & just propped them up on the coffee table & Christy went to town. Linds was a saint like always. She just sat there & held still (for the most part) & watched her movie.
Before her hair cut. CHEESE!!!!
Here is the Final length of Kelsey's hair. Christy was still thinning it out a bit but Kels wasn't too happy to see her hair go. Neither was mom but what can you do? What a face huh?
Not quite sure what to think about the new dew!! But she is warming up to it. The back of Kelsey's hair.....
....Cutting Kelsey's hair.....
...I gave the girls each a bowl of popcorn to keep them busy & it ended up all over the floor along with the foot of Kelsey's hair!!!
One of the 'Big' cuts. She took like 9 inches off in one cut. YIKES!!!
Kelsey was NOT happy to have her hair cut. I kept telling her..."This is why you don't cut your own hair!!! If you do this again you will look like a little boy!!" I am terrible I know!! But it could have been MUCH worse!! Thankfully it was fixable! Poor Christy had to work at it for a while to get it to be even but it looks great now.
Oh I am so glad it is over!! I know I am pathetic but Kelsey had the most beautiful hair. Everyone kept telling me to cut it off but it was too pretty!! So she did it herself. But her hair is so thick that poor Christy had to thin it out so much just to get it to lay right. That is why we have never cut it before now. I was too afraid of her having an Afro!! :) Well today was rough but what can you do, right? I just pray that either of my girls do this again!! I am afraid that if they do it wont be fixable!! We lucked out this time.

April 13, 2009

Easter Weekend......

This weekend I found out that I am allergic to yet another anti-biotic!!! I have been struggling to get through a kidney infection & on my 10th day of anti-biotic I broke out in hives all over my arms. They started out normal but by noon they started to look VERY FUNNY. I looked like I had Leprosy. So I took some benadryl & went on with my day. They never went away like they should have they just got worse & worse. Till finally Friday (when this all started on Wednesday night.) I called Bryan & had him take me to the Doctors because I was having a hard time swallowing & my eyes were blurry & starting to swell shut. Fun I know!! So I get to the Docs & she tells me that if I would have waited any longer my skin could have started blistering & falling off!! AWESOME!!!! So she gave me a Epinephrine shot to stop me from dieing & a a shot of Solumedrol to stop the rash from forming. I still have to take Benadryl every 4 hours or else they start up again & I still itch not to mention that I have scars all over my body where the rash was. I don't know how long it will take for them to go away. AWESOME!!!! :) Thank heavens for my wonderful mother-in-law, Donna took Kelsey & Lindsey Friday night to spend the night so I could PASS OUT & Bryan was AMAZING & took Sadie for me. I think he got a taste of how little that child really sleeps!! But he was AWESOME!!! I could not have done it without them!! Then I was feeling a little bit better & I didn't look like a infectious diseased person anymore so I went with Donna to take lunch to LaMar while he irrigated. The girls love to take lunch to grandpa & play on the playground. While we were out & about we stopped at Michael's craft. It was POURING down rain & I slipped & fell flat on my butt when I ran into the store. SO FUNNY!!! Then when I ran outside I couldn't find my car cause Donna had gotten in to drive the girls around & I slipped AGAIN!!! hahaha :) SO FUNNY!!! So now my mother-in-law must think I am NUTS or on drugs or something!!! SO to top off the insanity cause I was getting the girls' baskets out of the closet & fell out of the closet & rolled my ankle!!! In the mean time of falling out of the closet I SHOVED Lindsey out the front door launching her off the front porch & slamming the door behind her. I am laying on the floor & my poor baby is SCREAMING outside like someone has just killed her!!! & Bryan is yelling at me because he has no idea what the crap is going on!!! hahahaha :) ONLY IN OUR HOUSE!!!! Now Donna REALLY thinks I have LOST IT!!! I am laying on the floor dieing & Byran is trying to help me up while holding Lindsey who has just been traumatized!!! HAPPY EASTER!!!!! :)
So to top it all off........
The Hot topic of the weekend.....Kelsey cut off her BEAUTIFUL HAIR!!!!! Here are the result pictures. I wish that they did it Justice. I couldn't get the pictures quite right but the damage is extreme!!! It all happened on Easter night. Bryan & I have both been sick & Lindsey & Kelsey were playing in the toy room when I got a bad feeling & Kelsey came in to show 'dad' & I that she had cut her horses hair & that is when we say it. She has a mullet!!!! She chopped her bangs of almost all the way up to her scalp. We caught them in time before Lindsey suffered the same fate!!! She has a few straggler strands but nothing a little trim can't fix. But oh sweet Kelsey!!! Her BEAUTIFUL HAIR!!!!! I cried!!! It broke my heart. Christy comes on Thursday to fix it. Till then I am not touching it. I am too afraid of making it worse!!

Wednesday night I couldn't get my little night owl to sleep!! This is Sadie Lynn at 3 a.m. playing with Kelsey's Snow White doll. She looks so funny!! This kid will be the death of me I swear!!!
I mean look at this face!!! Who could be mad?!
Easter Morning. The girls woke up & RUSHED into the kitchen to find their Easter baskets full of yummy goodies, a fun new book & a microphone.

While they ate their breakfast I did their hair. I made the flowers the night before. The dresses are from grandma Brenda for Easter.
Leaving for church. I tried to get the girls to pose in the front yard for Easter pictures in their pretty new dresses but they wouldn't have anything to do with it!! Oh well.
Look at this stinkin' face!! She is such a doll!! I just can't get enough of her. She cracks me up.
Pictures after church. They were a little bit more willing to pose after church but only on the couch. What can you do?

They eash had to take turns holding Sadie. Heavan forbit it if I could just get them to sit down all together on the couch!! That would just be too much. :) Well we are so blessed & we have had a very exciteing weekend!! :) Thank heavans for Mondays!!! :)