Tuesday, November 3, 2009


I can't believe that the month of October is gone already! Life with 2 busy boys and a newborn is crazy but wonderful.

Cohen has made GREAT improvements in the sleep department. I have only been getting up with him once a night and that makes for one pretty happy mom. Last night he made it all the way from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am!!! I hope that becomes routine very soon.

Sunday October 11th was a big day for our family. It was Cohen's blessing day. Chad did a wonderful job, as we all knew that he would, and it was great to spend time with our families and close friends. Big huge thank you to Ken and Becky for the yummy luncheon that they provided after the blessing. We are still eating leftovers!

I put my brother, Luke, in charge of the camera. Apparently he was afraid to get pictures of anyone who was not in his immediate family...

Here he is with Cohen:

Chad and I:

My cute (and available) little sister, Laura, with Cohen:

Handsome Nixin:

My dad and Debbie with Cohen:

Cohen on his big day:

Luke with our Grandpa:

And the 3 boys at the end of our busy day:

October also brought with it a preschool field trip to the pumpkin patch. Nixin had a great time playing on the tractors, running through the corn maze and choosing himself and Jack a pumpkin.

The first snow fall of the season arrived and made for 2 super happy little boys! I have mixed feelings about the snow. I love being in the house watching it with my slippers and hot cocoa. But, I greatly dislike it when I have to drive in it, shovel it, or drag my kids out into it.

The cold weather meant coming up with fun indoor activities for the boys. The biggest hit so far: Salt Dough. All it takes is 2 c. flour, 1 c. salt, 3/4-1 c. water, and a few drops of food coloring. They have spent hours playing with this stuff!

The month of October just wouldn't be complete without a trip to visit the witches at Gardner Village!

And we just couldn't forget Halloween! The boys had a blast trick or treating with their friends Dorian, Jane, and Catherine. We have enough candy to last us a year!


Amber! said...

Hmmm, I don't know about that picture of Chad kissing another lady! :)
Your family looks wonderful. Its so fun to see them as adults!
And, good luck with more good nights!!

Sarah Jean said...

What great pictures - I'm so glad you posted them. The halloween costumes are great. Hope to eet Cohen soon in person.

Anonymous said...

fun! You look great Erica! And Kendrick thinks that Cohen and Easton look a lot alike...

Debbie said...

Your family is just adorable, I love you guys. Cohen is still one of the cutest babies I've ever seen! I'm sure he always will be.

amelia said...

you have been busy!!! your little buzzing bumble bee is too adorable! what a great month you had!