Sunday, April 27, 2014

Our Chicken Mansion, work in progress

We've got 2 dozen new chicks in the garage and they need a home. Time to get to work!
Cleaning the existing concrete slab we're going to use for the floor.

 Em making cuts.

Dad and Lyla work on trusses

Ear protection for baby!

Work station

Walls under construction

Almost ready for the barn raising

Walls and roof supports up! Metal roofing going on!

Check in later to see more progress! Those are some lucky chickens!

Friday, November 2, 2012

Pumpkins and Halloween

 We're back! We have high speed internet again! Let the blogs begin!

Our pumpkin adventures start here with a hay ride down to the pumpkin patch...

Very bright sun on this gorgeous 70 degree October day!

Doesn't Lyla look like a grown up girl here?!

Ruby isn't that far behind

Naptime. Ruby was a good sport. She sure loves her Grampy,

Time to gut the pumpkins we chose.

...with Candy Apples by Aunt Katie!

Candy time now, we travel to visit all the Grandparents in town for our Halloween.

Skeleton Sisters

Reading with Grandma.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Summer Fun (we miss you Summer!)

Lyla climbing Steamboat Rock this summer in July.  It took a little encouragement, but she made it just fine.  

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Ruby in Action

Lyla in Action

We have had a great 2012 so far. Lyla is 3 and Ruby is getting big too! We love our girls!

Lyla's excited about her first pet,"Fishy".
Happy Spring everyone!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Ruby is 5 months old

We love you sweet girl!!!

Check out Lyla's new "Cool Trick"

Ps. Forgive Lyla's outfit and hair...we were playing out in the snow. :)


It's been snowing for nearly a week straight at our place. We have over a foot of snow...lots of fun for snowhouses...

and snowmen

The whole family got out to play.

Girls Day Out

Last week the girls took a trip down to the Seattle Science Center.

Lyla especially loved the butterfly house...

...and the water station.
Ruby was a really good sport and hung out in her pack the whole time.
Fun day!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Thank you Santa!

These are the Christmas moments that parents hold onto in their hearts! I love my little family!!!

Ruby is Rolling Over!

Check out what our little gal can do!

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Baby Ruby

This is my favorite picture...we love our smily little thing!

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Fall Update

I accidentally uploaded these pictures in the wrong order... so here's looking back at August through October in reverse...
Carving our pumpkin


It's cool to have a science teacher Lyla and dad are blowing up bubbles filled with CO2.

We were so excited that Lyla is old enough to enjoy Halloween.

Our annual trip to the pumpkin patch turned out to be another amazingly beautiful fall day!
Grammy B came too!

Who cares if it's freezing, I'll take ice cream over hot chocolate any day!

Baby Ruby came too, but stayed wrapped up tight.

Sweet sisters

Ruby's baby blessing...lots of family got to come! Thanks everybody!!!

Ruby is super smiley!

Enjoying our yard...

First bath

Lyla likes to take care of her own babies too.

At the fair

We are all doing really well. It has been a wonderful first 3 months with Ruby. We sure do love our little girls!