Sunday, September 30, 2012

Columbus Zoo

It's funny.  I've always thought that hibernation occurred in the winter.  Well, for us, it occurs in the summer & winter.  The last month has been beautiful and we are enjoying the outdoors!  Over the weekend we enjoyed a full day at the zoo.  It wasn't just the kids that were exhausted, Brent & I were so tired, but the joy on the kids faces was beyond worth it.
The petting zoo was a hit!

He had so much fun-so did I!

These statues were so much fun for the kids....almost more fun than seeing the real animals.

Girls getting her walk on...

I'm so proud of him.  He's becoming the sweet, protective big brother.  Amazing to see him blossom.

Brent & I were both a little freaked out by Deacon being so close to a bear....even with a giant glass window.

One of Deac's favorites...the "kolar" bears.

A fun picnic lunch.

Sister loved her potato chips.

Very excited to ride the carousel.

...she however was not.

This was so sweet.  A 2 month old baby monkey.

Saturday, September 29, 2012


I love this little cheese ball.  He melts my heart and brings so much joy (and some occasional pain. :) )

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Dayton Dragons

This summer while at a doctor's appointment, I was asked if I wanted free Dayton Dragons tickets.  I said, "sure!"  Brent couldn't go so I decided to make it a date night with Deacon.  We took Nora to my parents' and Brandt was there.  Well, I couldn't leave without asking Brandt to come...I knew him and Deacon would have so much fun.  They did. :)

The giant baseballs were a huge success.

Choo Choo

A couple of Sundays ago we decided to skip church and head south.  Only an hour south, to Lebanon, or a Day Out With Thomas.  Deacon LOVED it!  We enjoy a day together with our little family.  We decided we are fall people.  We've hardly done anything all summer, but now that the weather is getting cooler, we are never home. :)

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Baby's {almost} ONE!-a sneak peek

Nora will be {ONE} in just a couple of weeks and tonight a dear friend, who is starting up her photography business, captured some sweet moments of our Nora.  Here is a sneak peek. 

Here is a link with a few more photos: