Grandma and Grandpa's House
N. Little Rock
Leena's first trip to Little Rock continues (from last month). She got to meet her Frost great grandparents and most of her other great aunts, uncles, and cousin-cousins! This is Aunt Terri trying to show her kids how fun it is to have kids.
The Root Cafe, Little Rock Zoo, Ariana's
Birthday breakfast with the fam, birthday zoo with my birthday twin and his fam, and birthday cake at my cousin's rehearsal dinner. Overall a pretty fantastic birthday!
Mom and daughters seizing the moment of being dressed up.
Hidden Valley Park
Mini Roller reunion! All these Rollie Pollies are so cute together!
Farewell lunch with Dad and Mom before heading to the airport.
Holiday Inn, Baltimore
This might have been my dinner when Andy was working... (Those are peanut butter M&Ms for the record. Thanks, Uncle John.)
Have I mentioned I'm pregnant? (Sixteen weeks here!) Which explains that dinner (^) and that bump.
Andy took Leena to the river for the day so I could have some me time. I don't think Leena minded one bit because she got to eat one of Jimmy's cookies and show her belly.
We are embracing becoming a family of four. Mini van - check! And it's awesome.
Richmond Folk Festival
Leena dancing and clapping to Native American music and dancers. She was quite the little fan.
Eleven months, which means we almost have a one year old on our hands!
I have decided that quinoa is the messiest food for babies. It sticks to every exposed piece of skin and bounces like crazy. It's like pine needles after taking your Christmas tree down. I'll be finding it for years.
Making way for a dishwasher across the street!
Night bottle and stories about Ireland.
Leena keeping the plumber in check.
National Harbor, MD
Visiting Grandpa Bud for the day on his annual trip to DC. That's my little pumpkin head sitting in a giant hand.
More couch bottle time with Pops. I like it when Andy is off so I can witness these kinds of moments.
That's my babysitter Zissou. If Leena steps out of line, she will swat her because she's a mean cat.
I knew Leena would enjoy fall because of all the leaves she can put in her mouth. There's evidence on her chin.
Leena is already refusing to be a part of anything to do with her younger sibling. Our attempt to take an announcement photo was a lame one. I blame Leena. Everything is harder with a baby (on the outside). You get the idea though. (Trust me, the vision in my head was way better.)
Our best garden harvest was the sweet potatoes! And some of them were crazy shapes!
Halloween prep. Eight is a lot of legs, David.
Getting ready for a party and Leena wanted to stop at socks and shoes. Fine by me, but it is a little chilly outside.
We went to the fire station to hang out with Andy and carve our pumpkin. They got a call so we carried on and turned the tv to cartoons.
Watching a movie and satisfying a cereal craving at 9 pm. In bed. Which makes cereal eating way more fun! I also enjoy that Andy had a bowl too.
She knows exactly what she's not supposed to be doing.
Two things: Leena finds socks and holds them up for me to put them on her. And, her belly is making more and more appearances when she's not wearing a onesie. Little chunker.
Playing at the peek-a-boo wall.
Andy's been working nonstop the past several days on our second bathroom. It's like major renovations and being pregnant have to happen simultaneously at our house.
Baby's first Halloween! Miniature scuba diver and giant octopus! We went to Chipotle for cheap boo-ritoes because we are that cool and that hungry all the time.