Saturday, October 24, 2009

Giving the cat a bath!

Sam loves to give the cat a bath! Annabelle, on the other hand, has a different opinion of the whole thing. This last week Sam decided it was time for the cat to get another bath - so she got into her body glove shirt and swim shorts, put water in the tub, grabbed the cat and did her thing. It's funny to watch the cat try and escape, resign herself to her fate......try for esacape again, then resignation again.

Trying desperately to not go in!


One more attempt to escape

Resignation..... (Notice the "hair-do" along her of those things you just "have" to do!)

Sam's happy - Annabelle still isn't.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Got paint?

Awww.....can you feel the love??

This is on the moon roof!

Yesterday for Amanda's birthday, Sam and I decided to "decorate" Amanda's car during school. It's been raining quite a but this week, and I was afraid we'd have to cancel our birthday plans, but we actually had one sunny day this week......what perfect luck! (Although I'm sure Amanda doesn't think it's so lucky!) There were a few staff members from the school that drove by looking at us like we were something evil, but only one (someone we actually know real well) came to see what we were up to. When he saw what we were doing, he thought it was pretty funny. As you can see from the pictures, Sam was pretty excited about it and started having WAY too much fun.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Happy Birthday, Amanda!!

Today is Amanda's 18th birthday! I am such a lucky Mom to have Amanda for my daughter. She is such a special young woman. She has a kind and loving heart. She adore's children and has a special way with them. When Amanda was 4 years old, she started taking piano lessons and her love of music has grown over the years. When she was in 8th Grade she started playing the flute and in 10th Grade, she added the alto saxophone to her list of talents. She is a fantastic musician. She's not afraid to stand up for what she believes in and always strives to do what's right. I am so very proud of her! She is AMAZING!


Monday, October 12, 2009

Snoqualmie Falls

To end an amazing, relaxing 4-day weekend, the girls and I decided to go to Snoqualmie Falls today. With winter right around the corner, this is probably our last chance to go there until next year. (Driving over the pass with snow and ice isn't my favorite thing to do!) It was really windy and colder than we thought it was going to be and Amanda forgot her coat, but she was a real trooper and hung in there. Of course, afterwards, "since we're so close to North Bend", we love to go to the outlet mall, too. :-)