Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Today we didn't melt. Abby and I were so happy to be outside, we had a wonderful trip to the playground where someone's grandma made her a balloon animal. Then we came home, had lunch and took a wonderul 2 hour nap. No meltdowns happened today. I think she must have run out from yesterday which was, even in Abby terms, a field trip through a mental asylum. After days like that I just end up feeling shell shocked, like I have post traumatic stress syndrome or something. We went to Target tonight which makes Abby and I very happy, I love that store so. I got Abby a Jessie doll from Toy Story (one of her favourite new movies) and she loves her so much, she fell asleep holding her tonight. I love that she is getting to that age of really loving toys and pretending with them, but I'm also sad because her baby-ness is definetly being replaced by little girl-ness. My gosh time flies by...
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Today was full of cake and cake and more cake. We went to the birthday celebration for our friend's twins Isa and Mia. They are so adorable and teeny, Abby was quite happy to play with and pretend to be a baby among the others. I think Abby ate her weight in cake at the party, somehow she just kept on managing to snag some more. Luckily there were no re-appearances by the cake later on. Here are some photos of our fun day...
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Once upon a time there was a mama who thought, "I know! I will take my precious baby girl to the park to ride a carousel and then have a nice picnic and some fun times at one of the 4 playgrounds at the park!" So she took her angel to the park, rode the carousel, then the ride was over. All of a sudden out of nowhere the ground opened up and flames shot out of the earth and her little angel turned into a not so angelic temper tantruming mess who didn't want to do anything but ride the horseys, NO she doesn't want to go down the slide or the bouncey bridge or get pushed on the swings! The mama tried to comfort her by reassuring her that she had bought 2 tickets and they could ride it again after they ate their yummy picnic, eventually after much bloodshed and tears the little princess was happy again and enjoyed lunch on a picnic blanket. The little girl rode the carousel again and was happy, the mama was happy, and all was right with the world. Then the carousel stopped. Again the little girl grew horns and thrashed about, flames shot out of her mouth and a giant hand came down from the sky and smacked her mother in the head for being an idiot and taking her on the carousel again.
Monday, June 21, 2010
I actually cleaned my kitchen after I made dinner tonight! I always say I'm going to and then I get lazy and just want to lay on the couch and watch Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs for the one millionth time. I am proud of myself that I did it, now I won't have to wake up to a big mess in the morning. I took a photo to mark the occasion...
We went and attempted to pick blackberries on friday, but the blackberries had other ideas. They are not quite ready yet. Luckily the farm has goats, chickens, and a duck (we named him Donald) so all was not lost. Abby has no fears about putting her little hand out for the goats to eat off. We always have fun when we are with Nicholas and his mommy!
Monday, June 14, 2010
We picked strawberries today, it was really fun. Abby picked sooo many, I hope we can eat them all before they go bad. The terrible twos continued today...boundaries are being tested and limits pushed. I just keep telling myself I don't believe in spankings (right?). I have been so bad about updating this blog, I've been taking so many photos lately of kids to build my portfolio I have forsaken you little blog. please except my apologies!
Thursday, June 3, 2010
No nap +2 yr old=a 2 glass of wine day. I tried for an hour to get Abby to take a nap today, in the end I just gave up. She had boundless energy, the Orkin man came and interupted in the middle of it (25 mins late and was RUDE), and I just gave up. From about 3pm on it was drama, hysterics, and tantrums for the rest of the day INCLUDING throwing her dinner on the floor because I wouldn't let her have a popsicle for dinner. Oh. Joy. In the morning I did a little photo shoot with her that came out really cute. Here is one photo, the rest are on rachelgarayphotography.com.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
I've been a naughty girl and not updated my blog for a few days. I have been so busy with my other blog
http://www.rachelgarayphotography.com/ and photo sessions, it's been really fun :) I am excited about my photography again and that is a nice feeling. Just a few photos today from a "tea party" which was really a water party (but Abby doesn't need to know that) and some messy playroom photos.