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Time is Flyin’ By

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Cannot believe it’s been almost TWO months since I last posted….shameful!
These goofballs have kepts us quite busy!We get a lot of smiles every day.These guys LOVE flashlights!  One of their favorite games is taking their flashlights into mommy & daddy’s room, turning off the lights and shining them on the walls.  We can hear lots of giggles when they do it!
We also made a quick trip down to OKC to see my dad and stepmom.  While we were there we ran to Kite Park.
We had some fun play dates!
We even got some snow.  It was like this for about 10 hours then it had pretty much melted by bedtime.
So glad we got to enjoy it while it lasted.

And finallly, we recently celebrated Grandpa’s 75th Birthday!
Until next post…
Which could be months obviously!

The Mamarazzi

March 20, 2013
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Some of our friends

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Our boys are OBSESSED with Cars.  Fynn always has Mater and Sutton McQueen.  Literally, they took them to Hobby Lobby today.  OBSESSED.

Until next post…

The Mamarazzi

August 3, 2012
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Saturday Morning

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Daddy is at a seminar all day today and tomorrow so it’s just me and my guys!
Their recent obsession is playing in our bedroom and on our bed.
Oh, AND Yo Gabba Gabba!  We used to watch it before we cancelled part of our cable and lost Nick Jr.  I recently bought a DVD for them and it is almost ruined because we have watched it so much.  I don’t feel like it’s a complete failure as a mom to let them watch it because they are learning colors and dancing and having fun.
Sutton also discovered mommy’s elliptical machine in our bedroom!
He would get on one of the foot pieces and go “WEEEEEEE!” as it moved down.

This is our crazy Saturday morning in our jammies!

Fynn being silly!
It’s cloudy and SO windy so no playing outside this morning.

Sutton doing his “elephant” impression.
TEETH!
This elliptical is fun!
And I’m spent!
Best for last!

Until next post…

The Mamarazzi

April 28, 2012
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Chase

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The boys’ new favorite game to play outside is “chase mama” and I LOVE IT!

Yes, he has handfuls of grass that he likes to throw on my head and then giggle really hard!

I should probably not encourage them but it’s so much fun.

Yes I encourage them to chase me, who wouldn’t want to see these smiles and hear those giggles!

Plus, any parent will tell you, any activity that wears the kids out is a good thing!

Until next post…

The Mamarazzi

March 15, 2012
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Baby Girl

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Yesterday I got to watch my 8 1/2 month old niece.  She is the youngest of the cousins and is the ONLY girl.  She is definitely going to be ONE TOUGH COOKIE!  That is FOR SURE!

She isn’t afraid to get in the middle of all the boys and she wants to jump and play with them SO BAD!

I bet she is walking within the next month.

She has the tiniest little feet….like her mommy. 🙂

If her feet were a LITTLE bigger I bet she’d be walking right now.

Fynn just LOVES her!  He loves to say “baby” and point to her and he is always smiling at her.

Here are some pictures from our little playdate.

 

She is so FUNNY!

It was so fun having a little girl around!

Until next post…

The Mamarazzi

September 22, 2011
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20 Month Old Boys

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No longer babies really….getting used to that slowly.  Yesterday my BOYS turned 20 months old!  Seriously.

Fynn

The older Fynn gets the more ornery he gets.  He is learning what “time out” is REAL fast.  But he is also so sweet and funny and loving!  He just gets wound up and thinks “no” is funny.  We’ll see how long that lasts.

Fynn is getting GRADUALLY better about food.  He has eaten meatloaf and chicken a few times now and likes oatmeal more often than not.  He will DEVOUR some eggs and toast.  Both boys LOVE fruit and lots of it!  And both boys aren’t fans of veggies.  But today at lunch Fynn didn’t pick out ALL his veggies from his mac’n cheese.  🙂  PROGRESS!  Sunday night we had pizza and he ate some of the chicken, spinach, artichoke pizza, which made me proud.  He loves organic beef hot dogs, chicken dogs and veggies dogs as well as sweet potato fries and veggie chips.  And last night it happened….the inevitable….the boys ate CHOCOLATE!  We got Papa Murphy’s Pizza and I got some chocolate chip cookie dough from there for dessert.  Daddy and I agreed to let them taste.  BOY DID THEY LOVE IT!!!  And I have to admit it was cute seeing the smeared chocolate all over their faces.  Fynn usually doesn’t like sweets.  Recently for Miranda’s birthday we had cake and ice cream and Fynn would have NOTHING to do with it.  And when we went to have cupcakes last month he wouldn’t TOUCH them!  But chocolate he likes!

Fynn is talking more and more since he started preschool.  Not the clearest yet but I can make out what he is trying to say.  He will say mama, dadda, quack quack, dog, baby, bubba, pwease, ball, bear, down, bye bye, book, nana (banana), cheese and a few others I just can’t remember.  He will try to say Wiggles because that is his favorite show.  I have an episode on the DVR I play to keep them entertained while I make them lunch most days.  He does love the word dadda and wants to call EVERYONE that name.

He loves books.  WANTS TO READ THEM ALL DAY.  Wait, I mean he will bring them to you for you to read to him.  Fynn is a wrestler all of a sudden.  He spent 45 minutes wrestling his brother last week and I got video to prove it!  Fynn likes to push the limits with Mommy and Daddy too.  When we are downstairs he likes to try and stand on the couch, which is a big NO NO!  He will also try to stand and run around our bed, also a NO NO.  Hence where “time out” has come into play.  He does understand “time out” and gets the SADDEST face!  But he is so sweet after his time is over and I know he is understanding the concept.

Also, this boy is a DANCER!  He will get really serious, point his fingers and do a little dance in a circle when he hears music he likes.  Fynn is a big kisser as well.  Anytime we are leaving a group of people he will go around and give everyone BIG kisses!  And he will also blow kisses.  When it comes to babies, he LOVES them.

Finally, he is doing so great at preschool!  He doesn’t cry and walks right in.  He eats his lunch and his teachers keep telling me how sweet and adorable the boys are….I’m sure they tell all the parents that.  He is struggling a bit to nap well but he will get the hang of it.  I’ve put their nap mats down here at home and he will go climb into his so I know he doesn’t mind the mat.

 

Sutton

Sutton’s favorite thing to do is dump a storage bin full of toys and then one-by-one place them back in the bin.  But he will take random toys and bring them to me or Daddy and say, “thank you.”  Anytime he hands anything to anyone he says, “thank you.”  It is really sweet.

Sutton has become the PICKY eater all of a sudden.  And he LOVES the word, “no.”  But he says “no” to everything!  I’ll ask him, “Sutton, want to go watch some cartoons?”  His reply, “no” followed by him going in to watch cartoons.  He loves bananas, oatmeal, sweet potato fries, veggie dogs, cinnamon toast, strawberries and veggie chips.  Both boys LOVE LOVE LOVE Odwalla bars and Cliff bars.  Those are “treats.”  The few times we have offered the boys sweets Sutton is the one who devours it!  Loves vanilla ice cream, cupcakes and chocolate chip cookies.  He gets that from his mama! 🙂  Both boys go through phases though of liking something and then not liking it a few days later.  Typical toddler I guess.  I just keep trying to give them things over and over and hoping they eventually just eat what I put in front of them.  We are definitely trying to do the “that’s dinner” concept and it’s hard at times but after a few minutes of fussing they will sometimes just EAT IT!

Sutton is speaking so much clearer since preschool started.  He will really try so hard to repeat everything we say it’s so cute!  He says nana (banana), ball, tank ew, no, uh oh, choo choo, dadda, mama, quack quack, bubba, cheese and his favorite is to say “bye bye” with the hand movement and then blow kisses!  He will do this to everyone….even at Target.  They both will!  LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!

It’s getting so fun being able to direct them…..”let’s go brush our teeth” and “let’s go eat breakfast” and “let’s go upstairs” etc. are followed by that action.  They are becoming such little BOYS!  I love it and yet I hate it because I miss the days of sweet babies snuggled up with me napping!

Sutton loves to DANCE!  He will spin and spin and flail his arms about.  He is the child that will always stop what he is doing and make sure you see him.  That grin of his is UNDENIABLE!!!  He too loves books and really likes the picture/word books where we point out something and he has to say what it is.  Loves making the animal noises like his brother!

When I take the boys to preschool I have to put them in their wagon because I have to somehow manage to get TWO TODDLERS, two nap mats, two backpacks and two lunch boxes all inside a building FULL of parents and kids.  The first few days of preschool Sutton CRIED AND CRIED when I left but drop-offs are getting easier each week.  Today I let them carry their backpacks into the room so getting them from the wagon to the classroom wasn’t so bad.  Their teachers are SO sweet!

Both boys LOVE sports.  They love basketball and Fynn loves to throw the football and kick the soccer ball.  Makes mama proud!

Some Pictures Of Course….

Fynn loves to come from behind and pull Sutton down.
Sutton doesn’t seem to be too thrilled.

Here is the storage bin with Sutton putting his toys inside right after he DUMPED them ALL out!
Such a cutie!

Playing hoops together!  Love the brotherly playtime and Sutton even has the Michael Jordan tongue action DOWN!

Who wouldn’t love that grin!?

These are the moments I am so glad I have twins!  I’m so thankful they have each other.

My heart hurts with how much I love these guys.  I can’t get enough of them!

My buddies!!!

Until next post..

The Mamarazzi

September 21, 2011
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Cousins

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Today is game day – we are Oklahoma State fans all the way.  So we sport our orange on game days!

My sister-in-law and her kids along with my father-in-law came over for dinner tonight.

It’s so fun seeing all the kids play together!  Fynn is obsessed with his baby girl cousin.  He will point to her and say “baby” over and over and over.

Cousin Eric, Fynn and Baby Elli!

Elliot doesn’t look impressed!

Sutton was a SLEEPY boy

These two look like they just got caught doing something they shouldn’t.

Game is on LATE tonight…9:00 p.m.  This mama is drinking coffee to stay awake to watch.

I. AM.GETTING.OLD.

Until next post…

The Mamarazzi

September 18, 2011
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Labor Day Weekend Part I

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We have had a BUSY Labor Day Weekend so far.

Friday we got to hang out at home and spend some quality time with Daddy!  The boys found Daddy’s hats and were having so much fun with them!

Saturday we got up and went to Kiki & Pappy’s house to play with our cousins and see our Aunt Anne and Uncle Kelly who are visiting from Kansas City.

All three of these boys LOVE the piano.

And Kiki recently purchased a slide…it’s the new favorite toy!

These boys could play on this slide ALL DAY LONG!!!

Part II will be next!  There may be three parts to this weekend post.  🙂

Until next post…

The Mamarazzi

September 5, 2011
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Finally…Outside Again!

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Since Friday morning the boys have been kept inside due to all the sickness going on in our house!  With Fynn starting in on Friday morning and then Sutton joining in LATE Sunday night we had a VERY lazy, relaxing weekend at home.  Not very picture-worthy.  Yesterday afternoon both boys seemed to be feeling a LITTLE better and they were getting stir-crazy so we got to play outside and boy were they HAPPY!

They LOVE to climb into these chairs and CHILL.  Fynn is seriously trying to figure out the bubbles.

Fynn discovered the sidewalk chalk and started making mama a pretty picture. 🙂

It gets everywhere!

Sutton seems to be a serious artist.

If only he could REALLY mow.  Our poor new sod had been taken over by horrible weeds!  You can mow and within a day they are back!  Ready for winter. 🙂

Sutton is hauling all the trimmings! 🙂

This was TOO funny!  Fynn stood talking to his reflection for at least a minute.
Probably telling himself how cute he is!

Love these little chairs!

Although we are SLOWLY getting back to normal they didn’t last TOO long outside.

I hope next weekend we can do something fun like swim or go to the splash park!

Until next post…

The Mamarazzi

 

August 16, 2011
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