Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Around this house...

It's been a busy few days around here. We had a lot of great family time over the weekend and got out to enjoy some beautiful weather. We had a yard sale on Saturday and it actually went really great. Chris and I were both pretty impressed with what people will buy. You know the saying 'one person's trash is another's treasure'- well, that was definitely the case for us. Anyways, it felt good to get the house cleared of a bunch of "stuff" that we no longer wanted. We didn't make enough money for Chris to buy his Harley (maybe next time, Babe! :), but we did celebrate the day with dinner out. Cade got to experience his first night "out on the town" (he was so thrilled, he couldn't stay awake!) and Ella had her first experience with chopsticks...
Ella thought they were pretty fun, but enjoyed them a lot more as drumsticks. :)
Me and my sexy date. I love, love, love that man!!
Aside from that, life is slowly getting back to "normal" around here (or what our normal will probably be for the forseeable future!). We are falling into a comfortable routine of life with no sleep, a messier-than-usual house, and higher-than-usual piles of laundry. We are having so much fun though, and, believe me, not too many minutes ever pass without some oohing and aahing over our precious, new baby. He is just so sweet! And, at the risk of sounding like my mom everytime she talks about Chad :), Cade's just a good baby. Usually a little song or touch is all it takes to calm him. And he's such a cuddler! I could hold him snuggled up in my arms all day! Seriously though, who could ever resist this cute, little guy?!
Big sis is doing pretty great with him these days. She's really a good helper and loves to go get diapers or blankets for me upstairs. :) At the first sound of a whimper, she runs to him and says, "Oh, don't cry, Buddy! It's okay, you're okay. Do you need your mimi?" It's pretty sweet to watch and we're feeling pretty lucky that she is adjusting so well.
Our two most beautiful blessings...
What do you think? Do these two resemble each other or what?! Everyone keeps asking and this picture makes it pretty obvious. :)

3 comments:

Terry and Leslie said...

Your family is just so adorable!

The Utz Family said...

Ella looks so proud when she is holding Cade! Very Cute!!

The Utley Crew said...

SO stinkin' sweet! Yep, they do look a lot alike. Cade looks so much bigger already! What a sweetie. Ella looks like a very proud big sister! Glad you all are settling into a new routine nicely. Olivia is 7mo. and I am still behind on laundry and dealing with a messier than normal house. I guess that is normal now...ha!