Friday, July 30, 2010

JB Concert

For the Justin Bieber concert I decided to try a new cute hairdo for Macie. I love fixin her hair cute and unique - but I'm not that creative, so whenever in doubt - GOOGLE. And I found the coolest blog. I can not wait to do these hairdo's for school.
This hairstyle is called triple twists into twisty buns - SUPER CUTE!

Below is a little slideshow of our experience at the Justin Bieber Concert. He did a good job! And Macie had a blast! Thank you mom for taking us - what an experience.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Can Twins Read Each Other's Mind

I had the bright idea of trying to take my kids pictures with their new baby cousin Henry. For the most part everyone did good, but my kids have a hard time giving me a genuine smile on cue. Eli had some freakish smile with bugged out eyes goin on and I've never laughed so hard in my entire life while looking back through the pictures. I'm not a photogenic person either so I can't talk too much. You know when my boys have had enough when they look like they do in the pictures below. Pay attention to Austin's eyes. Funny thing is both boys did the exact same thing at the exact same time. How do they know to do that?

Sunday, July 25, 2010

The Eagle's Party

Here's a short movie of the boys end of season tball party. Everyone had such a good time. A special thanks to the Rusins for a wonderful party.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Venturing Out

This is gonna be a long one, so get comfortable. Yesterday we went to a popular Oklahoma lake just to see if it was better than where we usually go - and it was rough as promised. So here's the story of our day. After driving around for a bit Jason and the kids go swimming. I'm not a big lake swimmer, so I'm laying out in the boat. All of a sudden Jason feels something pinching him and thinks it's Austins silly bands grabbing his arm hair. As he's asking Austin if he's pinching/scratching him he feels it again on his legs and basically freaks out - thrashing around in the water - loudly saying "GET OUT OF THE WATER". It might as well have been JAWS in the water cause that's how we were acting - yanking kids out by their life jackets. lol. So you know I'm NOT getting in the water now no matter how hot it gets! Jason finally decided it was perch eating away at him. So we drive around some more and come to some bluffs where people are jumping off. Jason says that looks fun and he'd like to do it. I laughed and said "yeah right"! For 1 Jason is scared of heights and for 2 he had shoulder surgery not even a year ago, so I said if you must act like an idiot go ahead.

I understand this video is horrid. I was trying to fight the waves, wind and dodge a boat and 2 jet skies all while videoing this act of craziness. He tried and tried to get me to do it, but I have no desire to do that and I'm not scared of heights. I am however scared of snakes which lie in rocks and rocks is what you had to climb on to reach the top of the bluffs. So kuddos to Jason for being brave! Here's some pictures while riding around.

We were heading in on this picture, not sure if he was truly asleep.
but he is sound asleep in this picture (like we have room in Jason's truck for little and big bear)

Last night we went to sonic for ice cream. You know you have too many people when you have to write down every one's order - lol..Macie went from a butterfinger sundae to a snickers, Eli went from butterfinger to oreo and we didn't give Austin time to change his mind - he got snickers as well..

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Noodles and Golf

Noodle man about to jump off the diving board. He didn't even lose his hat :0)

Here's the kids at the driving range last night.

Macie and Eli did better than I have in previous tries, but.......

Austin still has his baseball swing goin on...

Monday, July 19, 2010

A case of "Bieber" Fever

Here's a video of Macie being surprised with Justin Bieber tickets. She's ape sh!t over this boy, so my mom and I are taking her to his concert next week. She was so excited that she about teared up. Thanks mom!!

Friday, July 16, 2010

The Last Day

Sadly, today was our last day of tennis camp..Here's Macie working on her serve. This was not quite as easy as the other techniques.

Doing a backhand volley..For the ones who know tennis - you'll have to excuse my ignorance if I use the wrong tennis terms. I don't know a thing about tennis.
My beautiful girl!!!

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Forehand Volley

I love pictures like this. She's truly having the best time..I think the girl beside her hit their coach with a ball.

Learning the forehand volley

Task accomplished - as you can see

Lovin the "hip all out" pose

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A Beast of a Backhand!!

Macie learned the backhand today and did it well..One of her coaches was calling her backhand a "beast" lol
Today they played a little game. The person starting the game off picked the category. Three categories went by and then came: Who is your favorite band?
One of her coaches is a boy and apparently doesn't have "Bieber Fever" lol!!!
So the very next question was: What is your favorite TV Show? lol!!!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Cut It Out!

Right off the boys started cheering for Macie this morning and this is what they got in return. CUT IT OUT!

The boys were "ball boys" today, so when the balls rolled underneath the fence the boys would get them. Instead of bringing the ball to the other side of the fence Austin just throws it over the top of this fence. I've said it before and I'll say it again - that boy has a cannon of an arm. I'm not sure how tall the fence is, but it's tall for a 5 yr old. It took Eli 3 times to get it over, but he did it.

Macie is really enjoying tennis camp!

Monday, July 12, 2010

Day 1 of Tennis Camp

Macie started tennis camp today and was glad she did. She had a wonderful time and can't wait to go back tomorrow. Here's Austin cheering Macie on. Too sweet!!

Boys will be boys.

Both boys were so proud of Macie today (she didn't even do all that much)

It's early morning and Eli can't smile right cause the suns in his eyes, but he gets an A for effort. That boy has sensitive eyes.

So here's the best part of camp. Towards the end they had an obstacle course they had to complete. Before they started I asked Macie if her Cheetah spots were on and she smiles. Well she wins and gets a surprise tomorrow, which she is super stoked about. I've warned her it'll probably be something small if they even remember - but she doesn't care. A contest is a contest - a win is a win - and a surprise is a surprise.

Boat Name

Growing up my parents and their friends named their boats. They used marine radios to find one another on the lake, so they could all met up. A few months ago we bought a boat and decided to name ours.

Jason and I are convinced this name will surely jinx us and we'll have another baby. I say and name could be "Party of Five + one". Jason's name for the boat would be "Six Pack". lol