Monday, August 29, 2011

Catch Up: {Curly Bear Turns 7}

Curly Bear had a great birthday. There were a TON of activities planned. The festivities started the night before with cake and some gift opening.
I was convinced by my husband that because we were leaving for the cottage the next day that buying a cake would be easier and much more practical. He had seen this cake a few days earlier at the store and thought the birthday girl would love it so I ordered it just in time. She did love it!
Curly Bear got to open a few of her gifts.
She loved what her big brother picked out for her. Ahhh...they do love each other.
The next morning it was time for the big gift.

O.K., so it is a very little "big" gift but you can tell by the face that it was a huge surprise.

I think we now own almost one of everything from the Apple store. The iPod was put to use immediately on the drive up to the cottage.
We met Uncle B and Aunt K and immediately started the joint birthday festivities. The birthday buddies of course picked House of Flavors for lunch.

We then headed to AJ's for a game of laser tag.

And to end the day Curly Bear got to have a good laugh at the Dance Revolution rematch. I can't begin to describe how hilarious this was. I think 7 is going to be a great year for Ms. Curly Bear.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Catch up: {Summer Fun List:Strawberry Picking}

Picking strawberries is always the first thing we mark off of the Summer Fun List every year. Curly Bear is definitely the one who could pick all day and never get bored. The girls made visors to wear the day before we went picking and were so excited to wear them out.
Cuddlebug filled a little box all by herself. She still is not real fond of strawberries but she did eat a few when we got home.
What goes with a big bowl of strawberries?
Fresh baked biscuits of course! Yes, we let our kids eat strawberry shortcake as dinner the day we go out and pick. If pancakes can be considered a meal then I think strawberry shortcake can be considered one as well!

Monday, August 22, 2011

I Will Catch Up!!!

So as usual, summer has gotten the best of me and I haven't been keeping up with blogging. Swimsuits have definitely been worn a TON this summer. Between going to the beach and heading down to the pool there's always a pile of suits waiting to be washed not to mention a mountain of towels. But that is exactly why we love summer!!!! Over this next week I'm determined to catch up and upload all those summer fun pictures. Well that is when we aren't at the pool or the beach!