Monday, November 29, 2010
Monday, November 22, 2010
our little Ole Miss Cheerleader at the Cabela's store
After our morning with the Miller's, we took Elle to see the fish at the Cabela's store outside of Baton Rouge. The girl loves to look at fish. The store was amazing! Not only did they have some pretty large fish tanks, but they also had a wildlife museum and great displays with animals. Elle loved it. She was definitely the only Ole Miss cheerleader walking around the store!!
After our adventures at Cabela's we met up with the rest of our friends for an afternoon of catching up, eating yummy mexican food and watching a really great football game as Ole Miss and LSU played. We had so much fun with the Jexes and the Richardson's. Elle got to meet Lauren's twin nieces for the first time. I show her their pictures from their blog all the time but she finally got the chance to meet Natalie and Claire in person. They were all so cute in their cheerleading outfits! We had such a good time and were so sad to leave but we had to head back to Houston. So around 5:00pm - we loaded Elle back into the car and headed to Houston. The trip back wasn't any better than the trip going to Baton Rouge. We barely made it into Texas before Lee and I both got extremely sick. We had to spend the night in a hotel because neither one of us could drive. It was awful - I wouldn't wish that kind of sickness on anyone. 10 hours of not being able to keep anything down later - we were finally able to fall asleep for about an hour before Elle woke us both back up. Lee and I were so weak and still not feeling great that the only thing we could eat were ice chips as we made the drive back to Houston. Thank goodness Vickie met us at our house and took care of Elle while Lee and I were able to sleep! The good news about being so sick...I lost 7 lbs....right before Thanksgiving...whoo hoo...bring on the extra calories!Despite the traveling mishaps, it was so much fun to see all our friends. I wish we all lived closer, but because we don't - weekends like this past weekend are so much more special! I can't wait for March and Lauren and Madison's wedding! Whoo hoo!!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Elle bored at the dinner table wearing her "Mommy's sugar and spice" apron.
Elle eating broccoli or cheesy trees as we call them to entice her to eat
Elle is still blowing and going. She is getting so brave now and will walk from the island to the kitchen cabinets and then to the hallway and will eventually make her way to our bathroom where she has successfully figured out how to turn on both the cold and the hot water in the bathtub. Her record for outfit changes in one day due to being soaked is up to 4.
Elle's room after she discovered the bags of toys
Monday, November 8, 2010
Thursday, November 4, 2010
Elle in her Frightening Friday dress I made for her from 10-22-10. It was my first attempt at clothing for Elle. I made the pattern from 2 of Elle's other outfits that I liked. It crisscrossed in the back - super cute and something she will be able to wear next year too!
Typical Elle poses - we can't take pictures of her because she is always trying to walk to us when we sit down to take the pictures!
I asked her in the car before we got out if she wanted to see the pumpkins. She was signing "all done" and "no pumpkins" before we even stepped foot in the pumpkin patch. I should have known that a major meltdown was going to happen...but I still tried. Good thing ViVi came and saved us all and Elle actually ended up enjoying herself...but only when she was pushing the wagon. She didn't want anything to do with those pumpkins! (if this was her reaction to pumpkins...I am dreading her reaction to Santa!)