Sunday, October 26, 2008

Tyler's Birthday Party - Part I

We had a party in celebration of Tyler's first birthday as well as a surprise 30th for Tom on Saturday night.  Everyone dressed in football attire in honor of Tom's love for the game and it was a great time!
Jake was exhausted by the end!

Tyler LOVED his cupcake!

He played his first game of "Pin the nose on the lion"

Part II of his first birthday celebration will take place on the actual day, Oct. 29th with his family and grandparents!

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Jake arrives!

We are SO excited!  Our new puppy Jake arrived on a flight from MO yesterday afternoon!  He is SO beautiful and such a sweetie!  He just LOVES to cuddle and play with Zac - they have the same energy level! 

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Farewell Caswells!

For two months my sister in law Andrea and her two girls Isabel and Alivia have been living with us.  It has been so much fun for the kids to spend so much time together and for us to watch them interact/play/fight etc... as well as for me to have another mom around to commiserate with!  
Tomorrow night my brother will help them drive on to their new home in Columbus, Mississippi.  We will surely miss having them here!  Hopefully each family will be able to make the 9 hour trip much  more often than we could to England!

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Still summer in Texas!

While it is cooling off all over the country, we're still creeping close to the 90's here 
in Texas!  I love and miss the fall but I love the fact that we can still get out and do things that 
the kids love.  We went to the Dallas zoo last weekend and it was still a little warm for us Yankees!
Yesterday, Andrea and I took the four kids to Aviator Park here in McKinney and they had a
 blast!  We packed a picnic lunch to eat under the canopy.  The playground is nice and Tyler is already climbing all the way to the top by himself!  They also have a splash pad there so the kids stripped down and had played in the water too!