Sunday, April 30, 2017

Seven on Sunday ~ Catch Up Time!!


Ok, the past 3 weeks have been action-packed---in the best way possible! Spring Break, then a visit from my nephew and sister in laws! This left very little time for posting pics on here but here is a little recap:

SPRING BREAK ~ LA/Hollywood and Santa Barbara! Such a fun time!!!

See the Hollywood sign in the background?? She's California Dreamin...

 We made it to LA!!!


 LA skyline as tourists with the selfie stick!

 Ultimate tourists in our own state...and we don't care!!!


One of the highlights of our LA/Hollywood trip was going to the wax museum....here's Buddy pouring out his heart to the Godfather...


And Brooke.."Please Godfather...tell my little siblings to stop annoying me...."


A little Sly...

 So, dude-what about that Obamacare??

 They loved seeing their name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! HA!


Off to Santa Barbara!!! Running the track at the GORGEOUS Santa Barbara City College was the highlight of their week!!  They begged us to go back every day. Can't complain.... #palmtrees


We also visited UCSB...."Unleash the Loco" could not be more fitting....


A trip to the beach isn't complete without being BURIED!


 Some of my friends take the BEST family selfies...i am so jealous!!! We are like the ultimate morons of selfie-taking!!! Whatever #wetried


Can anyone complain about this view??  Seriously! SB is drop dead gorgeous!!



On the way back, we stopped for a quick wine tasting in Santa Barbara. AWESOME!



Finished off the trip with a stop at Cal Poly--amazing! And of course, we had to run the track!!


Soooo,...of course the kids were SO BUMMED to get home from spring break...little did they know we had a little surprise waiting for them! Their cousin Benji was coming into town and we were going to babysit him all weekend! They were THRILLED!!!


He got NO attention all weekend!


In the tub with Cousin Sarah! They are truly BFF's!


Listen, kid--i'll feed you, but I also gotta watch my show....


He made it through church like a boss and was rewarded with a donut!!


My sister in laws came home on Sunday and we had a great time hanging out!!



On Monday, Benji had to leave....


This is ALWAYS Sarah's face when he leaves...


This week is going to be straight up nuts, too!!! So stayed tuned!! Have a great week! XOXO

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Seven on Sunday ~ Week 14


A BUSY, but fun-filled week! We'll be on Spring Break this week, so probably no Seven on Sunday next week. I'll post Spring Break pics the week after! Happy Sunday!!

Day 1: Sunday ~ Spending his birthday money on an Elite Nerf gun! Ugh--now I those blue darts are ALL OVER my house...and the golf course! HA!


I decided to take advantage of a beautiful morning and go for a run--that backfired and I was sore all week! Ha! #toooldforthis


We also figured out the the California Maritime Academy has an all you can eat brunch in their student cafeteria...and anyone can eat there! We headed there after church and the kids were in all you can eat heaven!


Day 2: Monday ~ fine tuning his Nerf skills with his partner in crime!


Day 3: Tuesday ~ Spring Pictures! Will was mortified they "combed" his hair after he had gel'ed it in the morning. "THEY MADE IT LOOK POOFY!!!" #boyhairissues Needless to say, we aren't buying these!


Or these.....everyone in our house hates Spring Pictures!  But I had to take a picture so I can always remember Brooke's phase of wearing a nude colored "headband" everyday!


Day 4: Wednesday ~ Any day is a good day for ice cream!!!


Day 5: Thursday ~ Just taking a drive waiting for her brother to finish baseball practice.


 Then she helped me make dinner :)


Day 6: Friday ~ Last basketball game of the season. A losing season but I'm sure one Scott and Brooke will always remember. So glad they were able to Daddy-Daughter bond this season!


Day 7: Saturday ~  Father Daughter Dance! Which means -- girls dance the night away with their friends and the dads eat and fend for themselves! Sarah ate her bodyweight in candy and fell asleep 5 minutes after walking in the door!


My crazy girls. They give me headaches but I love them so much it hurts!


Meanwhile....I had a hot date myself!!!


Does it get much better than In and Out and Boss Baby with your bestest son??!! PS--SUPER cute movie. I liked it WAY more than I expected!


4 more days and it's off to Spring Break!!! Have a great week!! XOXO

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Seven on Sunday Weeks 12 & 13


So many pics to catch up on! We had our nephew from Chicago out last weekend which was such a blast but not condusive to getting a blog post up! LOL! Here are so pics from the last two weeks--it's been crazy as usual and the next month or so will be even crazier...but it the best possible way! Lots of memories to be made coming up!!


This was on my camera roll....don;t even know the context but something having to do with doughnuts! (PS--my son insists on wearing socks with shorts...it's the weirdest thing)


 Will's class got a visit from the Leprechaun for St Patty's day! I love these kids so much! He has such a great class!


{{Background: Will hasn't taken a bath in over a year..he takes showers only}}So I tell Will and Sarah go upstairs and bathe (meaning she takes a bath and he showers.) I go upstairs a few minutes later to find them having blast together in the tub! It was HILARIOUS!!!


Buddy's cute class leading the school in Stations of the Cross.



We got to babysit our nephew Ben for a day!! We all had a BLAST with him! He's like our little toy!!!

 Trip to the mall!!!

So far he's unimpressed by the mall!


He loved the little "rides!"

His first Wetzel Pretzel!


 No trip to the mall is complete without a stop at Victoria's  Secret!


And finally, a trip to the salon for Buddy's haircut..I think he wanted to get his nails done but he ran out of time!

He LOVES LOVES his Uncle Scott so much! He literally lights up every time he sees him!

 Little Stinker playing outside :)



Later it was wine and Beanboozled with my SIL's family. FYI-the barf flavor will literally make you BARF. If you haven't played this game at a party I highly recco it for all ages!! LOL!


After Benji and my sister in laws left it was back to business and usual! School and whatnot. These two crack me up. Sarah wants to be just like her brother. They are besties in the oddest way because I can't think of two kids who are more different.



Last week, Brooke and I went to Into the Woods in San Francisco! We have had tickets for a month and at the last minute, they scheduled a basketball game on the same day! Luckily, she played her game and we zoomed to the City and made it with time to spare!! 

After the game! On our way to SF!


Trying to take selfies in the lobby!


When you realize you better fix your posture if you have ANY chance of being taller than your daughter! (note the basketball high tops still on!)


It was a great show!!!! So much fun to see the play--Brooke has been signing the songs for months now! Can't wait to see her school's performance of it next month!


Whew! That's it!!! Have a great week!! XOXO