Celebrating Christmas

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Oliver, We celebrated Christmas a little early this year with Grandma and Grandpa and you sure had fun opening up the first presents of the holiday. You enjoyed helping everyone open their gifts and all the fun toys and presents were a hit! We then celebrated at Great Grandma and Great Grandpa’s house with Aunt […]

3rd time is a charm?

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Oliver, You love Christmas time; all the lights, presents, family and friends. One thing you do not like about Christmas is meeting Santa. Looking at him from afar, sure, but sitting on his lap is not something you enjoy. We were hopeful for this year. We went to the San Diego Botanic Gardens right as […]

Birthdays and Thanksgiving

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Oliver, Over the Thanksgiving holiday we had lots of visitors come to celebrate with you. We celebrated Nana and Mason’s birthday with  cupcakes from Babycakes and we were able to taste all the flavors and pick our favorite ones. The next day, we ate a ton of yummy food for Thanksgiving. We also went bowling […]

Games and Rides

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Oliver, We had a fun weekend in the Bay Area with Uncle Matt, Aunt Sabina, and the Prouty family. We enjoyed going to the original Chuck E Cheese in San Jose and you really liked playing all the games and collecting the tickets. You like seeing Chuck E Cheese from afar, but not so much […]

Cutest Little Pumpkin

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Oliver, We celebrated Halloween with the Haight Family again this year, spending time with our friends at their super fun party! All the kids dressed up in their costumes and took over the neighborhood in search of candy. You were pretty in to trick or treating this year and loved pressing doorbells and telling people […]

Fall Time in the Pacific Northwest

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Oliver, This fall we went to visit your cousins in Washington. You have great relationships with them and we always love the time we spend together. We cheered on Ava at some softball games, went to couple of pumpkin patches, and hung out playing with your cousins. The leaves were changing colors and it stayed […]

Bauman’s Farm & Garden

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Oliver, We went to visit your cousins Ava and Mason in Washington. To follow our tradition from last year, we went to a pumpkin patch, this time at Bauman’s Farm & Garden. They had so many activities for the kids to play with. Your favorite activity was the bug ride and directing everyone through the […]

Malcolm’s Birthday Party

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Oliver, You celebrated your buddy Malcolm’s second birthday at Kidventures! They have so many fun things to play with and you had a great time playing with all the kids. Your favorite was the car racing and eating cupcakes with the birthday boy. Happy Birthday Malcolm, you are growing up so fast!

Oma’s Pumpkin Patch

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Oliver, We went with Teacher Michelle’s class to Oma’s Pumpkin Patch. This is the second year in a row we have gone, and Daddy took off work in the morning to join you and Mommy. Your favorite activity was “milking” the cows and you enjoyed a tractor ride with your friends Duncan and Savannah. You […]

Picking Apples in Julian

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Oliver, We finally were able to go apple picking in Julian. Your Mommy has wanted to go for a few years now. We found one that wasn’t crowded and picked the best apples right from the tree. Your Nana, Aunt Lauren, and Blake joined us in Julian. We also met up with the Phillips and […]