... but you can't take the 'Ham out of the Lewis: 02/01/2009 - 03/01/2009

... but you can't take the 'Ham out of the Lewis

What's going on up here anyhow?

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Wisdom, Wisdom, Wisdom...

......true, right? You hate to admit it, but it is sooooo true.

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?

-Jim Rohn

Friday, February 20, 2009

over 45 degrees!

It was warm today! I hadn't realized how much I missed the spring and summer, but now I'm getting excited. Penny and Theo really love the yard and I love seeing them play so independently. Penny can't walk on her own yet, but she can get on and off a small bike and ride it (albeit slowly) herself.

Snuggle Daddy

This was my adorable entertainment yesterday evening. Have you ever seen anything sweeter?

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Theo can skate!

Andy and Theo tried their hand at ice skating last Monday. Theo wasn't too sure about the whole thing, but he tried his best and actually skated very well for a 1st-timer! Hopefully we can go again soon.

Tenant Lake & Hovander Park

Andy had 4 days off in a row last week, so we took a trip to Ferndale on Monday. We wanted to walk around Tenant Lake, but the walkway was flooded, so we walked up to the observation tower instead. It was 60 steep stairs, but Theo walked up and down all by himself (I carried Penny) and we didn't stay outside as long as we would've liked because it was freezing cold and really windy up there! We went over to Hovander (just on the other side of the park) to see the animals and got to see geese, turkeys and chickens. We saw an awesome goose fight and Andy was wondering how we would explain to Theo why the goose was killing the other goose. Luckily, it never got that violent and the geese eventually left eachother alone. After our outdoor fun, we really kicked the health value up a notch by eating burgers and fritos wraps and the new Sonic!

Penny and Theo Love to Share!

Andy snapped these cute pics of them sharing a snack last weekend. I can only hope that the goodwill continues as they grow (and Penny starts wanting to take more of Theo's stuff!).

Teddy Bear Bread

We baked this really cute bread last week. The idea came from High Five Magazine (the toddler version of Highlights). If you have a toddler or preschooler in your life, this magazine will be very well-read and well loved. We read each month's issue at least a million times....maybe more! We made the dough from scratch and Theo and I rolled it into several different sized balls. Theo's favorite part was putting the craisins and blueberries on for eyes (he actually put them on the ears, but, whatever).

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Miss P

Penny and I are hanging out at home while Andy and Theo are at worship team practice. She's cute, huh?