Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Charlie is FOUR!!

Saturday we had the big party with lots of friends...

It was so windy, it was hard to light the candles!

Make a wish! 

Charlie got lots of Legos for his birthday and he was thrilled!  They never get old, he builds from the time he gets up to the time he goes to bed!

We rented a huge bouncy castle for the day of his party...It was a hit!  The kids played in it for hours and hours!

This morning he opened the rest of his presents before Will went to school.  He got lots of great toys and some cute clothes, and some fun books...

He used his Target gift card for this lego friends set!  It was so cute, and not too hard to put together.  Thanks Aunt Tissa!
Charlie is growing up fast.  We have seen an explosion of growth and change this year.  He goes to preschool 3 mornings a week, and happily plays at home the other days.  He loves Legos, and seems to have left Duplos behind him.  He loves books, but more often at bedtime than throughout the day.  He is still kinda into Thomas, but it's not an obsession anymore. He sleeps through the night FINALLY!  and has even put himself to bed a few times.  He has started to come in and snuggle in the morning, just like William.  He is such a fun guy, and we feel so very lucky to have him!
Charlie's Favorites:
Color: Blue
Food: Hot Dogs
Character: Bugs Bunny
Book: Tale of the Brave
Movie: Thomas Tale of the Brave
Person: Emmet
What I want to be when I grow up:  Teacher
Number: 5

Monday, April 6, 2015

Happy Easter 2015!

Easter was fun, but kinda under a cloud of crazy this year.  We have all been sick in turn with a nasty stomach bug, and fever.  Charlie decided to add a cough and stuffy nose too just for variety.  We are also in the midst of buying our first home, Jason had a deadline at work, and Grandma is having major surgery! Whew! It's a miracle we dyed eggs or did anything!  Will was home sick from school, but when his fever broke, I figured we might as well go for it.  Easter was cold, and damp, so I didn't get many pictures of the hunt, and you can't see their Easter outfits because they have their coats on, and Charlie refused to wear his, saying "I will wear it next Easter!"  You can't fight city hall.  I made a delicious brunch, and we had 5 of Jason's buddies over for the meal.  It was a nice day, and I ended it with a night shift and the beginnings of stomach flu.  The kids loved it all though and ate tons of chocolate, and both got a new skylander, and books, so they were content.  I hope at some point though we get a Easter that my kids can hunt eggs with no jacket... ( :  It is Minnesota though...I will have to start buying Christmas AND Easter sweaters!