Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Fun in March

March was a fun and jam packed month for us. The weather has been beautiful and we've been spending lots of time outside. Here are some random pictures I snapped.

Fun play-date at Dynamoze.
First Ponytail!!!!!
Play-date at the Botanical Gardens.

Helping Da-daaaa put together the new playhouse.
Water table. Jaws loves this!
Playing outside.
Actually sitting and sorta smiling for the camera :)
Riding the train at Brackenridge Park.

Bluebonnets!!!!!! They are stunning this year.
(More bluebonnet pics to come, I hope!)

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Easter is right around the corner...

and Alecia, Robert, and sweet Marissa invited us over for an Easter Party and Egg Hunt! Matt was working, so Elise was my date! Therefore I didn't get to snap as many pics as I would have liked to. It was a gorgeous afternoon and all the kids and adults loved being outside, soaking up the warm sun.
Elise, wearing the Easter egg dress MiMi made her- cute!!!

GiGi and Tompa dropped by for a quick drink and gave Erin and me a little break since our hubs were working. Elise loved playing in the bounce house!
Look, an egg! She would point at them but wouldn't pick them up.
Elise with Bunny Melanie. I'm pretty sure Elise was the only child that didn't cry while being held by the Easter Bunny. She was curious but not scared.
We had a busy but very fun Saturday. Princess party in the morning, 3 hour 50 minute nap, and Easter party in the evening. Thanks for having us over; it was a wonderful party and a wonderful day all around!

Princesses, Bunnies, and Tea! Oh My!

Elise's inner princess was allowed to shine at Sadie and Sydnie's My Bunny and Me Princess Tea yesterday morning. Imagine a dozen girls, glammed up in their finest dresses, tiaras, and bling. It was so fun and makes me so happy to have a little princess! Thank you, Melanie and girls, for including us in your special Saturday morning :)

Little Princesses, all in a row.
The Tiny Trio- Elise, Audrey, and Sydnie.
Eating like big girls!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

MiMi made Elise the cutest pillowcase dress that was perfect for our St. Patrick's Day playdate!!
Ashley and Cito invited us over for a fun morning and yummy lunch. All the chefs were so creative and everything we put into our mouths was green!

Fun times were had by all. One of these days, we'll get all the kids in one picture... one day...

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Adult Playdate

Adults need to have get-togethers too!! Matt's schedule has been brutal for the past year, it seems, and he finally had a nice chuck of time off, including 2 weekends! We invited some neighbors and friends over for a little dinner party and had such a nice time. I totally forgot to pull out my camera while everyone was here, but here are some "before" pics. The weather was perfect and we were able to dine outside by the fire.

On the menu:
  • shrimp and snow peas w/ lemon aioli
  • marinated cheese with crackers
  • Marisa's Salad (if you know me or my bestie Marisa, you know this salad!!! And yes, that's the name :)
  • Chipotle crusted pork tenderloin
  • Spinach souffle
  • Twice baked potatoes
  • Rolls
  • Individual creme brulee

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Friends Sadie and Sydnie (aka Thing 1 and Thing 2) invited Elise to a birthday party for beloved Dr. Seuss. Did you know he would have been 106? Elise dressed as her favorite character, Cindy Lou Who.
Keeping this girl still is no easy feat.

There was even a fireside showing of The Cat and the Hat.

Elise enjoying snacks with Audrey and Sydnie.

This picture cracks me up. I have about a million captions running through my brain. Maybe I'll decide on one and post it later.

Cat in the Hat Marissa sharing popcorn with Elise. I'm pretty sure sweet Elise didn't give her a choice :)