Thursday, July 23, 2009

Grandpops is a great playmate!

Max is having a wonderful time with all the visitors this summer. Grandpops is in town this week and having a “big” playmate around is lots of fun!

Max is also learning how to give kisses … just when you think he couldn’t get any cuter! He hasn’t learned to pucker yet, so he just comes after you with a big wide open mouth. Pretty funny site.

We went to the Ice House in Hope and had some great pizza, but the highlight was the bongos they had. Max and Grandpops were getting their groovy on and I think Max has got the rhythm going!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Summer guests: Part I

We’re having summer guests and it’s awesome!! Our families live so far away that we get really excited when it’s time for visitors. There was some great coordination to get Grandpa and Mema out here at the same time the Glendenning Family came through town. Candy, Andrew, Liam and Logan stayed with us for a few days, visiting from Redlands, Ca. They were pretty happy to have some cool weather and a soft bed to sleep in between camping trips.

Candy had a trunk show for her artwork, “Candied Fabrics”. We had a bunch of friends over, some wine and yummy snacks… it was a great time. It was also great fun to hang out with their two darling boys. Max really loved checking out his cousins and seemed pleased to have more “short people” around.

Tommy to Max to city beach with Candy and Logan. Max was still a little nervous of the water, but let Tommy put some on him with his hands. Progress.

Max loves checking out Grandpa and his beard too. He was a little stand off-ish at first, but he’s warmed up quite a bit and has been enjoying being silly with Grandpa. Mema, as always, is a huge help. She made some of our favorites: spaghetti with meatballs and potato salad. (not to be eaten at the same time.) She hops right in to clean up dishes or do laundry. I think I’ll keep her and not let her go home. LOL

Saturday, July 4, 2009

4th of July

We just had a total blast walking in the 4th of July parade in downtown Sandpoint. Coldwater Creek had a group walking and it was fun to join in. We got to hang out with Uncle Brian and even saw Max's best friend, Chloe! It was super fun ... So much fun for Max, that he slept through most of it.

It really could have gone either way ... 90 degrees? ... nap time? I figured he'd have a melt down or crash. I much preferred the nap! We had Daddy on back up patrol with emergency diaper bag. He was prepared to rescue Max if he flipped and decided he was over being in the parade.