Monday, June 15, 2009

Camping Weekend

Ben's first time camping! We rode with Grandma & Grandpa up to Stony Oaks. Scott, Christy and their family were already there, and Amy, Jay, and their kids came on Saturday. We had freshly caught walleye for dinner Friday night, thanks to Scott. It was nice to enjoy some fresh air, a little sun, and occasionally a little quiet!

Thursday, June 11, 2009

First Drive-In Movie

Ben's, and mine!

Tuesday night, Ben & I met Scott, Minda & Andrew at the Cottage View Drive In and we saw "UP". Of course the trouble with a drive-in is the movies start pretty late for little boys, so I don't think Ben saw much of the movie. But it was a little cool, so it was a good night for footed jammies and snuggling up with a blanket.

We loved "UP", by the way.

Monday, June 08, 2009

What's on the Menu

Between bottles, Ben eats fruits, veggies, and cereal three times a day. I will also give him some small table foods like chicken soup noodles and pita bread. Today after Ben's nap his dinner consisted of canned peaches, raisins and noodles. He does really well with feeding himself all three. Missy hangs pretty close by in case there is any droppage. Today I cleaned him up, sat him on the floor, and he promptly opened his mouth and showed Missy that he had saved a raisin to share with her. Luckily, I was fast enough to thwart their plan. Poor dog will have to stick with the un-chewed, dropped raisins if I can help it.

Sunday, June 07, 2009


Last weekend I decided to jump in and redo the upstairs bathroom. It had burgundy towels and rugs, and Japanese fans and a Japanese doll sculpture... Not really quite right for a little boy.

So I painted the walls YELLOW, and added a few accessories. I painted a picture for the wall. I still want to frame some photos of my monkey-boy, but it's looking really good for now.

Ben seems to like it, but maybe he's just happy to get at his toothbrush when I bring him in there.