Wednesday, August 31, 2011

new things.

I love new things. Well not all of the time. But most of the time. One new thing that we did today was go to the park for the first time since Brooklynn started walking. She was LOVING it. We only stayed for 20 minutes because it was over 100 degrees. We were the only ones there. Because no one wants to play at the park when it's over 100 degrees. We figured that out real quick. But it was fun while it lasted.

Want to know something else that I did new today? 

I parted my hair on the opposite side! 
Has anyone tried to do this???? My hair dresser said that it would make my hair look more healthy since I have stupid thin hair. So I'm trying it out. It's going to take a while for my hair to stay that way. Since it's been parted on the right size since middle school it wants to stay that way. But I will make it part of the left I will!! It's very strange doing the hair flip on the opposite side. I keep forgetting. 
I'll get used to it.

And something else.. I've bought some new clothes! I have been so down on myself not finding anything that I think looks okay on me and today I found some pants and two shirts at Forever 21! All for under $40! Not too shabby! I'm excited to show them off to you guys!!

late nights with brooklynn.

Curtis and I have been so blessed to have such an amazing baby. She has been sleeping through the night since about 2 months old. She takes really good naps in the day, and she is just an all around happy happy girl. Makes life for us very easy. But ever since she started getting her one year old molars she's been waking up at least once a night. Usually she will wake up right around midnight which is usually when Curtis and I are about to head to bed. Even though we are both pretty tired at this point we LOVE when she gets up at this time. We definitely miss her when she is sleeping and it's nice to hold and cuddle her before we go to bed. Last night she was extra cute. She got up and we put Barney on for her and she was mesmerized. Now when I say this little girl likes Barney that is a major understatement. She LOVES Barney. So much. Kind of funny. Anywho, here are two photos of Brooklynn watching Barney. The second one I had a hard time because I was laughing so hard. Curtis was just laying there and she decided that that is where she wanted to relax. Hilarious!

We sure do love this little girl. :)

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

infant brooklynn

Last night Curtis and I started looking at all the photos of Brooklynn as an infant. Dare I say we were getting baby hungry?? We were... then we realized that Brooklynn IS still a baby.. we can wait a LITTLE while longer. haha. 
I thought I'd share a few photos of her as an infant.. like before 4 months..
These first two I appologize at the way I look.
After having Brooklynn I was in the hospital for a week because I lost so much blood and and a temp of 103. I wasn't doing too well. If you want you can read about that here.
But anyway.. on to infant b.

Sunday, August 28, 2011


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workin' on our tans.

Curtis and I are going on our cruise in about a month and our skin is NOT ready.
So today we headed over to the pool. It was perfect. Not to hot. I'm so happy that Brooklynn loves the pool as much as we do. It is so hard to hold her in the water because she thinks she can swim so she just wants to take off... but just like any other 10 month old.. she cannot swim. haha
We had fun.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

zombie baby.

Today as a family we watched the movie Rio.
SUPER SUPER cute movie.
I loved it. Curtis loved it.
and as you can see here below..
Brooke loved it too...

I definitely would recommend it.
And tonight the hubby and I are finally renting "Something Borrowed".
I've been wanted to see that movie since forever! So I'm excited.
Have a great Saturday night!!

Friday, August 26, 2011

this is the real deal people.

I know I have posted video of Brooklynn walking already but this is the real deal.
She is full on walking now and loving every second of it!
Oh and also, she got her 5th tooth today!!
Go Brooklynn!!

Thursday, August 25, 2011

tiny toms.

Today Brooklynn got her first pair of Toms
I was clearly much more excited than she was, but boy they are CUTE! 
I feel much more justified in buying her cute shoes now that she is walking. 
Because now she HAS to wear shoes.. 
so they may as well be cute ones! 

mama and baby toms <3

i am a working woman.

Yep, it's true. I have a job for a few weeks. I am now a Vivint employee. I am the office assistant for my husbands office out here in St. Louis just for the extended season. It's nice to have something extra to do. I haven't worked since I was about 3 months pregnant so it's weird to have work related responsibilities. It'll be good for me. Look how cool I am in my sweet vivint shirt
Okay, it's my husbands.. haha

 I swear she really does love me. :)

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

10 months old and walking.

As of this past Saturday, Brookie is now 10 months old! I cannot believe how big she is getting. Walking is now apart of her every day life. It is amazing to me how strong she is. Not only is she loving walking but she loves to walk with this huge ball in her hands! She really loves this ball.

Other things Baby B loves:
-to point at everything she likes
-to say mom
-to eat yogurt
-to wake up around 1am
-to try and swim even though you can't
-crawl under the table like it's your fort
-play with your books even if I'm not reading them to you
-figuring out how to play with toys that you have seen in our house for a while but didn't know how to play with them before
-dance whenever you hear music :)

I knew being a parent would bring me joy. But I didn't realize how much! Every day I don't think it's possible for me to love her any more that I already do. And then every day I love her more. 

Monday, August 22, 2011

science center and zoo

Yesterday we thought it would be fun to go to the St. Louis Science Center. And it would have been fun had be gone earlier. We got there too close to closing and all of the cool stuff you could normally do ends a few  hours before they close. So we only could walk around a small area. It was a bummer. So we decided to head off to the zoo even though it was pretty dang hot. My battery died in my car. So it was a good things we had people with us. It was a fun day but it was also very hot and tiring too.
 Brooklynn has the wingspan of a pigeon. lol