Sunday, October 25, 2009


I swear I made this post already, but somehow it never made it to the blog.

We did take Elliot and Elvis out to a pumpkin patch on Columbus Day. It was a little during the wagon ride, but Elliot loved the bumpy ride. He bounced right along with the wagon and "sang" the whole time. Elvis, however, wasn't quite as thrilled about all the bumps. He hid between Daddy's legs.
Elliot thought the pumpkins were sooo cool. And Daddy, who wasn't too happy about going to begin with, went on a search to find THE perfect Elliot-sized pumpkin. I kept hearing him yell from the patch "I found it! No, that's not it." Until he finally found it and came running back (yes-running) yelling, "This is it! This is the one!" It was rather cute.

Mommy, the kids and the pumpkins

Daddy, the kids and the pumpkins

Elliot with his favorite big pumpkin

Daddy on the hunt

Family Pic - our only one

Scaredy pug

Elliot with his Elliot-sized pumpkin

It has a curly "tail" just like Elvis!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Fall Days

I had to do some raking today and Elliot decided to help.

Sunday, October 11, 2009

The Season is Upon Us

Cold season that is. Elliot got one Wednesday, I got it Thursday and Tony got it Friday. I had to leave work on Thursday so that means I only worked 2 days last week. Everytime I think someone is getting better it seems to start all over. UGH!

I am living in a runny nose, sore throat, body aching, non sleeping world right now. And I just love fighting a 9 month old while trying to suck snot out of his nose so he can breathe better. Such fun!

The weather has been crap. Cold, rain, cold, snow, rain, cold...I think you see where this is going. The weather also sucked during my brother's visit so we didn't get to do much, but we did get in some quality time! He and his girlfriend had some practice baby time....

I miss them already :( I really hate that I only get to see my brother about once a year. Maybe I should go back down to NC so I can see him more ;)
I am hoping to take Elliot to get pumpkins today or tomorrow (that's right, no work on Monday. I love those little holidays!) if the weather is decent. Must go disinfect some toys now.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Busy Days

I forgot to mention Elliot's stats last time...
At 9 months he is:

20 lbs. 14 ozs. (57th Percentile)
29 in. (76th Percentile)

He used to be equal with height and weight and now is considered tall and lean. But still has really big cheeks!

Things have been a bit crazy the last few days. My brother and his girlfriend are up visiting from NC and staying with us. Gives Elliot lots of attention, but makes him very tired also. They brought their dog, Daisy so Elvis has a playmate visiting too. As much as I am happy to not be going to work, I will be glad when things get back to normal on Wednesday.

And a new milestone...Elliot started standing on his own!!!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

9 Months

My baby bug is 9 months old. (Well, yesterday he turned 9 months.) I just can't believe it. He's been on the outside as long as he was inside. Where has time gone? It's flying by. The nine months of pregnancy seemed to last forever, but these last nine months have gone by way too fast for my liking.

I have to go get ready for my last day of work for the week. My brother and his girlfriend will be here tomorrow and are FINALLY going to get to meet Elliot. I am so excited.

Elliot at 9 months