Sunday, April 25, 2010


They might fight a ton, but they sure do love each other!!!
It warms my heart to see them play so well together. Honestly they are laughing and playing together more often then not. It's a daily occurance, I just wish it were every single moment. Still, I'll take what I can get.
I LOVE these two!!

Don't go to the Zoo on Earth Day

As mentioned in a past post, my sister in law, Bridget, and her kids are staying at her mom's in Sugarland for the months of April and May. We decided to meet up at the zoo on Thursday to hang out for awhile. We didn't put two and two together and realize that it was ALSO Earth Day and that the zoo would be PACKED with elementary schools. Yeah. If there's one thing I can't stand, it's a crowd.
It was still lots of fun though. Carter was cranky, but then he hasn't been getting good sleep lately. Carter and Eli are good buddies, and they had fun hanging out. Bridget and I both thought it was great (sarcastic) that we go to the zoo and the kids favorite thing to do was play on the toys. No, they loved the animals too, but let's be honest, at their age, a slide can pretty much do the trick.
Crowds or not, we still had a good time. Thanks Carla, Bridget and kids for hanging out with us!!! We love you guys!
There's a leopard on the left.
That's a spectacled bear in the background.

Cute Dora.

Carla was Carter and Eli's buddy. They were constantly walking around holding her hand.

That look on Carter's face pretty much sums up his attitude for the day. He woke up cranky. . .never a good sign.
The whole gang! Minus Carla, the picture taker.

Fire Ant Season

Fire Ant Season is BACK! One big strike about living here. Poor Meg.
YES. Those are ant bites. From ONE ANT. Little punk ant. I showed it what was up for messing with my kids, don't you worry.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

It's Thursday?????

Where has the week gone? Where has the month gone??? Seriously.
I'm busy with kids and trying to pack. We're moving to a new apartment next weekend.
I've been kind of anti phone and internet lately (as I sit here typing on the computer). I feel like it just takes me away from the kids. Really, it's like the minute I get on either, my kids start begging for attention, fighting, making crazy messes, you name it. When I avoid the phone and computer, I honestly feel like my day is a lot happier and everyone is more stable.
SO. . . if I seem unsocial, haven't commented on your blog lately, haven't called you lately, that is why. Not that anyone has noticed. I probably could go a whole month without talking to anyone, and no one would be the wiser. Except Libby, she would know. She's good like that. She's great at making sure she keeps in contact. Not me. I'm terrible. I just feel like there's too many and it's like blogging, the longer you hold it off, the harder it is to catch up.
When I don't keep in contact with others, though, I start to feel left out. You know? It's wierd. I used to be such a social butterfly. I'm having a hard time trying to find my "place" right now. Growing up and through college, I've always been told my main talent is making friends. Is being social. Now? Now I'm tired. Now I'm too busy. So what is my talent now??
I do make cute kids. Maybe that's my new thing. :)
And one awesome thing about the month almost being over is that Bo is DONE with his surgery rotation next week!! WOOHOO!!! That means I'll get to see my husband all the time again.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Carter's New Name

I have taken to calling Carter "Turd" this week.

That's right.

Because that's what he's been.

And yes, I do think it's funny.

Poor Bo

I had a bad dream last night. I won't go into details, it really wasn't that bad, it just made me mad. It had some old friends in it who totally gave me the shaft, in the dream. Anyways, at some point early this morning, just as the dream ended, I grabbed my pillow and totally whacked Bo. I don't know how I made the jump from being upset at the friends in my dream to whacking Bo with the pillow, but than, when you're dreaming, does anything make sense???
Bo says after I hit him I told him that he was being mean to me. I love it. I love how totally random dreams are, and how random I get when I have them. I have crazy dreams all the time. This is only the SECOND time in our marriage I've whacked him with a pillow while dreaming though. hahahaa.
Sorry Bo. I love you. I don't mean for you to take the blunt of my bad dreams. But it is funny.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

She might be mine after all.

Out of all the food in our cupboard, these are what she choose. That's my girl!!!! It's nice to know there is some of me in my children!

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Uncle Dallin!

Bo's little brother, Dallin, came to visit us last week. We had so much fun with him!! Boy were we busy. We wanted to make sure that he had a good time and that he would encourage others to come visit us. :) We went to story time at the library (okay that was more for the kids than Dallin), the beach, the aquarium, NASA's Space Center, the zoo, and then finished the trip off with some dolphin sightings on the ferry. See? I told you it was busy. Super fun, but way busy. We still got our nap times in though. It's all about priorities. ;) Bo was working his last week of General Surgery while Dallin was here, so unfortunately he was gone a ton and only made it to the zoo with us. Oh well. The kids and I know how to throw a party, right Dallin?
As far as the pictures go. . . well half the time the kids were running around and wouldn't stay in the picture with Dallin, so that's why there are so many solo shots of him.
The kids slept in the same room, so that Dallin could have his own room and have the opportunity to sleep in. We tried. Meg and Carter loved sharing a room, as long as Carter would stop dumping a bazillion toys in her crib, or move her crib, or give her the curtain so she could pull it down, or get her out of bed, or scream, or. . . . :) They were successful in falling asleep eventually though. I love the first picture because this is how we FINALLY got them to go to sleep that first night. Tender, isn't it?? They're so deceptively cute, innocent, and all sorts of warm fuzzy things when they are asleep.

On the tram at the space center. We were headed over to the Astronaut Training Facility. Cool, eh? Don't you wish you could come visit us and go too????

This baby is HUGE.

Carter lying on a bed of nails at the Space Center. Really. Dallin and I did it too. Way crazy and cool. You lie down on the metal, push the button, and the nails come up. The point was to prove that one nail could hurt, but a ton of nails evenly spaced everywhere won't hurt. It was a little pokey, but definetly not painful.

There was a picture of me too, but it didn't come out good. It was blurry and made me look creepy. Or maybe I always look creepy. . .

I can't remember what animal was in that cage.

There's an orangutan in the background.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

The Beus Gang

Bo, Cassidy, and Carter Beus