Blues

We wore our Sunday blues yesterday…

blues

but we don’t have a case of the Monday blues because we’ve got the day off! Woohoo!

blues

Well, 4 of us do. Robert has to work. Booooo.

Enjoy the day off if you’ve got it!

Double take

My parents definitely have favorite pictures from the blog that they’ve remembered through the years. One of my Dad’s very favorites is this one of Maxwell from January 2012:

mbb 2012

Not really sure why he remembers it but he does and he loves it. Susan decided we should recreate it with Samantha and, well, it’s pretty darn cute and funny too!!

samantha

That’s for you, Daddo! Hope it starts your Friday off right!! Nothing cuter than babies in hats and boots…and nothing else!  :)

Have a great weekend!

ps – Friday the 13th?! Spoooky!

Smooshed

When you’re in FL and there are 3 car seats and 4 adults crammed into a suburban, someone has to take one for the team and squeeze in the way back between two of those car seats!

car seat

Nowhere I’d rather be than smooshed between these two!

car seat

Please note that’s Maxwell’s hand by Spencer’s in the second pic. My fingers aren’t that small! Peace out!

More Florida

We had a nice stay in Naples with plenty of time to go to the pool…

naples

(Samantha looks like a little figure skater! ha!)

and the beach!

beach

beach

beach

We only lasted about 15 minutes on the beach before the boys started asking to go up to the pool! Not surprised! Of course, there was also time for breakfast at Skillets…

skillets

playing outside…

naples

naples

plenty of good food…

pie

and, when the temps dropped a little, movies! We saw Sing and Rouge One. Both really good! I promised to take the boys to get ice cream after Sing and, note to self, take something other than your Amex with you to the ice cream shop because you can’t pay with that! Luckily Robert drove up with cash and saved the day!

ice cream

ice cream

Overall, it was a lot of fun…

naples

and Robert and I loved getting to spend quality time with our 3 favorite people…

naples

Unfortunately, the week came to an end so we had to hug everyone goodbye…

naples

naples

naples

and make our way back to the airport to head home.

naples

It was a great trip and we can’t wait to go back! Bye bye!

naples

See you tomorrow!

FL or bust!

After Christmas we had one day at home to play with new toys (yay!), get all the Christmas decorations put up (ugh!), and apparently get strep throat (double ugh!). Yes, by Christmas night Maxwell was in tears because his throat hurt so bad and when the fever came too, I knew it was strep. We were up at the doctor first thing the morning of the 26th and got that strep positive test! So thankful we had a day at home to rest and start a round of bubblegum medicine!

hangover

I was also pretty proud of myself for getting the tree down and ALL the inside decorations put up that day. I knew I wasn’t going to want to come home from the trip to a decorated house so I made myself get it done. Check check!

By the morning of the 27th, we were feeling good and ready to head to sunny Florida!

backpack

With thanks to GJ, Samantha now has her own “baby iPad” to use for trips! Between that and plenty of gummies, we did just fine on the flight!

gummies

When we got there, the kids wasted no time making themselves at home…

florida

and then opened more presents!

florida

My favorite gifts were these hilarious Star Wars masks (Chewie was the best!)….

masks

naples

The boys’ favorite was these light up cars and track…

cars

and Baby loved her purse and sunglasses!

florida

Fun fun! We sure were glad to be there in the sunshine! See you tomorrow!