Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Happy Birthday Grandpa Stewart

Today is Grandpa Stewart's birthday. Alivia loved giving him his presents and visiting him. Alivia is Grandpa's girl for sure! Happy Birthday Dad! You are the best dad and grandpa ever! We LOVE YOU!

Swim Play Date

We had another fun swim date with my teacher friends and their kiddos today at the Tsevis's house! Here are a few pics from this morning! We had a great time!

Snack time!

All of their cute feet! They were making quite the mess. Alivia's feet have a long way before they are going to reach the ground, he, he!!

Alivia LOVES their kitchen!!!!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Vegas Pictures

We had a great time in Vegas. We stayed at Caesars Palace. It is very beautiful but last time we stayed at MGM and definitely liked that better. Caesars was just so big and confusing. No, we didn't get lucky and win but we still had a good time. We were definitely worn out but enjoyed our time with friends and enjoyed the beautiful wedding. Congrats Mr. and Mrs. Kasper! Here are a few pics of our trip. Enjoy!

In the taxi just arriving in Vegas- Kristin and I

Ben and Chad so excited to be in their favorite place ever...Las Vegas!
First dinner night!

Look how cool the fish are in the background!

Wedding Night!

Alivia's god parents

Kristin and I

Ben and I

The girls

The boys

At the wedding reception

Steph and I

I thought this was a cool background in a restaurant

Last night out!

Before our last dinner

Best buds!

Monday, June 28, 2010

Back from Vegas

Like I said in my last post Ben and I left for Vegas on Friday with some good friends and Alivia stayed with Grandma and Grandpa Richeson. She was spoiled with lots of fun. They went swimming, played at parks and even went to Deanna Rose Farmstead. Thanks for a great time. I had so much fun with you! Love, Alivia :)



Grandpa Richeson

So cute!

Daddy LOVED this picture because he used to work for John Deere when we lived in Iowa.

What a neat picture!


Swimming with cousin Brooke

Ball fun!

Swim time!

Playing with Grandma

Too cute! She must have really liked what she was eating because she usually is never happy in a highchair! Love it!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Leaving for Vegas

Ben and I are really excited to go to Vegas today but we are leaving Alivia so it is kind of bittersweet. We will be gone 4 days and 3 nights. This will be the longest we have ever left her. She is staying with Grandma and Grandpa Richeson so she will be in good hands and be spoiled with fun! Here is Alivia trying to climb in Ben's suitcase with one of her books. Maybe we can sneak her on the airplane? Ha! We will miss you Alivia. Love you! Mommy and Daddy
Mommy and Daddy, can I please go with you???

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Swimming Graduation

Today was Alivia's last day of swimming lessons at Legacy Park. We had a great time taking lessons with all of Alivia's friends. We have been to the pool almost every day this summer so far so she is getting better and better in the water! We are going to miss swimming lessons but we will be able to practice at our neighborhood pool! Good job Alivia on your first graduation!! :)

Smiling with Mommy!

My precious ballerina!

Too cute!

Mommy, why do you always make me kick my feet??

Funny faces because she wants to play instead of listen!

Play time! LOVES the fountains!

LOVES her ducky!

More fountain time!

What a big girl sliding all by herself!

Her teacher catching her!
All of the moms and the girls! We are missing Amy and Claire because they weren't there this day.

Alivia's swim teacher. Alivia is holding her swim certificate! YEH!

Monday, June 21, 2010

First Dentist Visit

Well today was Alivia's first trip to the dentist. I know you all might think this is crazy that I already am taking her to the dentist but our dentist likes to do a first happy visit free of charge so the kiddos aren't scared when they have to come back. We LOVE our dentist. She is very young and the most thorough dentist I have ever been too. She has really neat gadgets she uses too! She looked in Alivia's mouth and checked her gums and teeth and everything checked out great. Alivia was such a good girl so we headed to Paradise Park with Grandma and Grammy and Allison, Ava and Luke came too. We had a great morning playing!

What a big girl coloring at the table while we waited for them to call her name! She jumped right up when they called her name. It was so cute!

I love that they have these things in the waiting room. It makes mom's lives much easier!
What in the world am I doing in this big fancy chair?

Playing with the timer while we waited for the dentist.

So happy because she got 2 toothbrushes, a sticker and a duck from the treasure box!!