Owen {4 Years Old!}

How do I even begin?

Owen is a little firecracker and we are always on our toes with him. He's got a strong and ever so slightly sensitive personality that never stops moving or speaking. I'm amazed with how Owen has progressed over the last year (and a half!) from his last update and cannot wait to get to know his bursting personality and passions as he gets older!

I've decided that the boys are now old enough to answer some questions that will give you a peek into their daily lives around their birthdays. I did this with Owen closer to his actual birthday but then sadly, I LOST IT!! I spent months and months hoping I'd find it to no avail. It wasn't until Jack's birthday that I realized, HELLO!, just ask him the questions again. #momfail


Who is your favorite person in the whole world?  Petra [a friend from daycare]

What is your favorite color? Blue, yellow

What is your favorite television show? PJ Masks, Paw Patrol

What is your favorite outfit? Long pants, no holes, special shirt (button up)

What sport do you like best? Workouts with mommy [oh my heart]

What song do you love? Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer, Fire Truck

Who is your best friend? Petra, again. [Come on mommy, you asked that already!]

What do you want to be when you grow up? Fire guy

What are you really good at? Workouts, playing, playing with Petra, being nice, not screaming because I'm working on that, right? [yep, yep we are...]

Where do you wish you go could on vacation? A park at the zoo

What would you buy if you had $1000? A curtain, a new door, fix whatever is broken [Um, what? I think he already understands money]

What vegetable do you love the most? Peas, broccoli [True story, he'll eat them raw]

What fruit do you love the most? Pineapple

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Chocolate chip [we really should give this to him sometime}]

Who is your biggest hero? Darla, Tabitha, Mary, Grant [his daycare teachers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]

What do you like to do with friends? Play with airplaines

What do you hope you'll get to do before your next birthday? A block, 15 of them [??]

What is your favorite toy? Firetruck

What is your favorite stuffed animal? Puppy

What is your favorite thing to sleep with? Jack [that is so sweet!]

What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast? Cereal [really? not my eggs??]

What is your favorite thing to eat for lunch? PB&J

What is your favorite dessert? CAKE! But there's cavities in cake [who is this kid??]

What is your favorite drink? Milk, water [this is really all we give them]

What do you want to eat for your birthday dinner? Cake, cupcakes

What is your favorite game? Yoga

What is your favorite thing to do outside? Ride bike or cars

One of the things I plan to start sometime this summer is to go jogging with Owen. He can run pretty fast and I'd love to burn off some energy with him. It would also be a good way for us to bond since we are both very stubborn and often battle with each other. Owen likes to talk too so having more meaningful conversations with him is another avenue we should try to better connect.

Other than that, Owen is a spitfire. He's always on the go and we just do our best to keep up!



A Very Late Holiday Cheer 2017 {5} - New Year's Card

I meant to share this back in January but it totally slipped my mind. I loved the design that we used and kinda went a little overboard with matching labels and a fancy insert but who gives! I only buy 10 or so cards and then share it on the blog so there's room for some fancy, right? Also, does it still feel like the beginning of the year to anyone else? There's no way it's almost Easter or even April for that matter. c.r.a.z.y.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The photos displayed on the cards are a sneak peak at the extended family photos we had taken in December when EVERY SINGLE ONE of my family members was in the same state. I was especially excited for these because the last time we'd taken photos was back in 2012 and we only had two of the littles running around then. It was awesome to see them be so photogenic and at some point I'll share those. I just want to make sure all my family members are okay with me doing so :)

Of course, thank you to Brittany Todd for beautiful photos. I feel like these are our best yet!