Wednesday, September 12, 2012

the ABC house lately....

Kids have gone back to school which means B now works evenings/nights.  He has been gone pretty much all day and night the past week.  Always a very hard transition but we always make it work. I've started watching a 9 month old little boy part-time and life just never seems to slow down!  I was contacted to make decorations for a first birthday party and it's a Mickey Mouse party, I'm excited about that!  My sister is also having me make decorations for her bosses baby shower!  I just love crafting.  
The first baby shower I was hired for is this weekend!  I have everything ready to go and can't wait to go there and decorate!

 I have not posted many (any) pics of our sweet C lately and I have a TON on my phone so it's time for an instagram phone dump!  I have relatives that read my blog just to see my little bear so I must share all his adorable photos :)  Cullen is at such a fun age and seems to be learning and comprehending so much these days, it amazes me! 

This post is all over the place but I'm sure you wouldn't expect any less from me!! ;)

Last Friday my sister came over to hang out with C and I.
We went out for mexi food, my sis and I had a margarita! 
Who doesn't love chips and salsa and margaritas?!
 We found out that C loves guac!  He used to eat avocados when he was younger and he couldn't get enough of the green deliciousness that evening ;)  He would even clap for himself out of excitement ;) 
 It was cooler last week and then 95 yesterday and today the high is only 70.  Such strange weather.  I am hoping we are done with the hot, humid weather.  I'm tired of turning the AC on for a day especially since it runs non-stop!
Even though it was only 75 during the day, our house gets warm in the evening.  C is always hot from running around so it's just easier to let him run in a diaper. Then he isn't sweaty and sticky...he has no complaints ;) 
 Juice boxes are all the rage in Cullen's world these days! 
Last night he had a juice box, pretzels and fruit snacks on the 3 season porch.  He sits so nicely up to his picnic table, most of the time.  Sometimes he crawls to the top and then whines because he is stuck ;) 
C isn't that big of a snacker anymore.  He only drank his juice and had a pretzel or two. 
 On Saturday we went to my best friend's little man's birthday, he turned 4! So crazy to think about.  Cullen wore his new dino outfit, I thought it was adorable! 
 (oh man, I have to wear this silly hat.....yes, Cbear you do!)

 Our non-profit organization, Beyond the Pond, had the first annual golf tournament on Monday! It went great!!  
The big winner in the middle....B is all the way to the right.  His friend that coordinated almost everything for the auction is all the way to the left, Nikki. Her son was the MC, he did awesome!  Her son has been coached by Billy for 3 years.

Cullen at the auction (with his beloved juice box)

daddyB and babyC
 The only picture of C and myself is blurry and he's feeding me ;) I shouldn't complain, we had such a fun time!
so attractive....
I have a lot more pics from the tournament and I'll be putting those on facebook!

C ridin' his motorcycle into the sunset ;)

With all this fall time play outside we are certainly protecting C with Earth's Best sunscreen!!

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Lastly and very importantly....
Kristen over at First name Smith is hosting an auction to raise money for the American Cancer Society!  This is near and dear to my heart as I lost my Grandma to cancer at a very young age, she was only 53.  I am sure almost everyone has known someone or lost someone to cancer.  I donated a bow holder to her auction, go check it out and bid for your favorite items, you know all proceeds will be going to a great cause. 

As always, Earth's Best giveaways
Halloween personalized tin pails 
C clothes sale - it's going to be a HUGE one!


Jessica said...

Haha! Love that he likes guac! So cute :D

Meagan said...

B looks so grown up in his golf attire! I will head over to Kristen's blog. You are a super mom!

Ashley said...

Can't get over all that cuteness stuffed in that little boy! Love his mohawk!!! :)

The Moon & Me said...

Ready for the clothes sale! What do I have to do for a pre-viewing pass ; )

The Rest is Still Unwritten said...

I've been gone too long! He's getting so big! Precious. As tough as things have been around here lately, I could use some chips and margaritas myself! That looks amazing right about now! haha.

TexanCouture said...

Oh my goodness - Cullen clapping for his guacamole is the cutest thing ever!!!

Lindsey said...

OMG these pics of C are too cute love!! And him and kelsey are one in the same because she will take an entire bowl of guac and devour it herself- these kids!! Hope you're doing great! xoxo

Mis En Place said...

Thank you for the sweet comment and the follow! Your little guy is the sweetest. That Mohawk! :)


Julie Marie said...

oh goodness. i keep coming across these blogs with all these cute little baby boys. i mean, i have 3 kids, but another baby boy wouldnt hurt, right? haha!! he's sooo cute.!

toko baju muslim said...

Beautifull photos and great blog!

Jamie said...

Mmm chips, salsa and margaritas. Yes, please.

Lindsey said...

Those margs look delicious and Cullen's little hat is just too precious!

Leslie @ Violet Imperfection said...

Oh Cullen is adorable and being a huge Disney fan I am all about the pictures in your header as him as a Mickey Mouse. Thanks for the follow!

ms.composure said...

OH-MY-GOODNESS!! He is so so so cute!!! loving the pics you shared :-)

Stumbled onto your blog and just wanted to leave you a little blog luv! Def enjoyed this post!! New Follower via email :-)

LWLH said...

Ummm send me that marg please!

Crazy Shenanigans-JMO said...

It looks like that event went really well!!!

Kym said...

Hey lady! I haven't really been good about checking out my favorite blogs lately. Holy Guacamole, Cullen is SOOOOO big and too cute to boot! I love his faux hawk. Mommy-hood has been good to you, you look great too :) xoxo

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