Sunday, June 22, 2008


Last night we went to the longest parade in HISTORY! We went to the Marysville Strawberry Festival Parade that started at 7:45pm and we didn't get into our car (that was parked across the street) until 10PM. Can you belive that? The night was perfect. We originally were supposed to be meeting everyone at 6pm. I got a phone call around 4 from a friend of mine that was going with us. She said that someone had moved the chairs that were camped out since 9am that morning so my other friend was there holding the spot for us so we should meet her earlier than planned. So Ricky got home from work, we packed the car and went to sell a WII game and headed to Quizno's for dinner. After it was all said and done we met her in downtown Marysville at 6pm. Sorry Melissa! Her mom works at the Safeway gas station and posted a "no parking zone" so that our 5 cars would have a front row spot! So we unloaded, walked accross the street and set up shop. Melissa had her husband's pickup parked there so we would have a place to put the kids. They played in the bed for over an hour and loved every minute of it. Then it was time to start the parade. We watched and watched and watched some more. It was getting dark and the parade kept going. Finally the last fire truck came through and it was over. We loaded back up the car and headed home. We got home around 10:15 and went straight to bed. Kaleb had a LONG day and about a 40 minute nap and was still wanting to play when we got home. Where does he get is energy? I will put a slide show together of our days since we have been home from CA. Enjoy!

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Its been a while

So I know that I haven't posted anything in a long time. Well I sort of have a reason/excuse. That would be that I had finals last week and needed to focus on those. I did ok, GPA wise I am not where I need to be so I am taking a class this summer that will hopefully raise it up a bit. I am at a 2.7 and I need to be a 3.7. Kaleb is learning more and more everyday. He now listens to you when you tell him to go "in time out". He knows when he is doing something wrong because he will look back at you and see if you are looking. Next weekend we are taking him to "the little gym", it is a place that focuses on motor development skills in small children. The class is a parent and me setting until he is a little bit older. Hopefully we like it and get into the summer semester. Classes start again on Monday so we have a jam packed weekend taking advantage of my freedom. As far as upcomming events, other than birthday parties, the 4th, and school there isn't much more. So when I get some more pictures they will be posted. Take care everyone and thanks for reading!

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Our Vacation Photos!

We're Back!!!

Hi everyone! We are back and getting setteled back into our routine. We had a great time in CA. We stayed with Ricky's aunt and uncle for the first 2 nights and then checked into our hotel on Tuesday afternoon. One Sunday we got to Ricky's aunt and uncles around noon. We hung out with them at their place for a while and then went to their country club to sit by the pool. We stayed there for about 2 hours and then went back to their house to change and went out to dinner. Kaleb was so tired from the day that he slept with his head on the dinner table. We came back to the house and Kaleb and I went to sleep for the night. The next morning, we woke up and went back to the country club for their Memorial Day Annual Celebration. We got into line for some breakfast and everything was going great, then Kaleb heard the diving board bouncing after someone jumped off and it all went downhill from there. So after hearing him cry for a good hour, we decided to leave. We got in the car and drove to Leguna Beach. We walked around for a while and took in the sun. Then we went to an older town where the Mission was, we wanted to go to the petting zoo but it was closed by the time we got there. We has some dinner and went back to the house for some needed rest. Tuesday we checked into the hotel and it was off to DisneyLands California Adventures Theme Park. Besides Kaleb getting sunscreen in his eye, we had a great time and took a lot of pictures. On Wednesday, Ricky, Kaleb and I went to SeaWorld in San Diego. That was the best part of the trip. Kaleb loved watching all of the shows and he even got to touch a REAL dolphin!! On Thursday we went to DisneyLand, we were there from almost open to close and had a great time. Kaleb got to meet Cruela Duvell, Pluto, Buloo, Mickey, and Minnie. Friday night we relaxed as much as possible, and went to eat dinner at Goofy's Kitchen. There Kaleb got to meet, Jasmine, Max, Pluto, Sleeping Beauty, (Kaleb's favorite) Goofy, the chimney sweeper from Mary Poppins (sorry I don't know his name). Then early Saturday morning (like 5AM) we were up and getting ready to leave to come home. We had a great time and will be going back again! I wouldn't recommend going with a child as young as Kaleb, but we had a wonderful time and enjoyed it very much!