Saturday, July 28, 2012
We took Hunter to his first drive-in movie with his buddy Kane. We went to see Ice Age 3.. I was excited to see the movie, however I don’t know what I was thinking.. thinking that I would actually be able to watch the movie. Did you know the drive-in has rocks (gravel) and rocks are soo much fun to throw and play with.. a lot more fun that watching a funny movie!??! All in all, whether they watched a movie or played around, they had a blast. I was shocked that Hunter stayed awake as long as he did because he bed time is usually 8:30 and the movie starts at 8:30.. but he was a trooper and stayed awake until we got home around 10:30 or so. I think next time we will wait until fall time and go.. I would love to be able to snuggle in a blanket and watch a movie outside!
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Since the weather has been so hot lately we haven’t had many opportunities to do our annual blueberry picking at Grammy and Grandads. One evening as Hunter was riding his gator, the sky was overcast and I thought it would be a perfect time to let him ride his gator around in the country and allow Matt and me to get some blueberries picked. The sun has dried a lot of them up but we were able to get atleast a gallon or two.
Monday, July 23, 2012
This past week was Vacation Bible School at Grace Baptist. Mom and I planned on taking Hunter and just sticking around in case he needed us since he was in a new place. I know... I need to give him room but trust me Aunt Darnell was his teacher and there was no getting close to Hunter. She means business! He had a blast though.. he loves “Mrs. Darnell”. I will call her Aunt Darnell and he quickly corrects me that she is MRS. DARNELL! I am glad we stuck around because we were instantly put to work and enjoyed every minute of it. It took him just a few minutes to warm up to being there but I knew he would really enjoy the music and dancing part of VBS and boy was I right! That kid learned every word and motion down pat by about the second night. He amazes me with how quick he catches on to things. He takes after his Momma.. haha jk! He and the other boys entertained everyone. At times it was only Hunter dancing around in front of everybody.. When music is on and he can dance.. he is definitely not shy!
So much so that he dramatically told me that he was worn out.. haha
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Hunter’s friend, Thomas, had his 5th birthday party at Tree Top Adventure in Chelsea. This was the first time that we had taken Hunter. We had wanted to but were waiting until he reached 3 so we could be sure to get our monies worth and he would be able to play and do all of the activities. Hunter had a blast!! With the birthday package the kids got to ride the go-carts. Matt had the craziest nerve to ask me who was going to drive Hunter.. haha ... Matt’s so cute!! Of course I was going to be driving him!!This was the first time that he had ridden in a go-cart so I knew he was kind of nervous but I knew he would love it. And boy did he!!
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Hunter has gone fishing a couple of times and each time he is a typically three year old and doesn’t want to sit still or let his rod be still long enough for a fish to bite. I can’t really blame him because that is why I haven’t ever enjoyed fishing because I can’t sit still and hold a rod for hours.. doesn’t seem appealing to me. Matt kept saying that he wished he could get Hunter still long enough to catch one because after that he will probably love it. Well guess what?!?! HE CAUGHT ONE!!! Matt went to his mom and dad’s this morning to help work in the garden and I guess they got a little side tracked and decided to do some fishing in the pond.. sure glad they did!
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The 4th of July fell on a Wednesday this year which means we really couldn't stay out late on Wednesday night because I have work the next morning. I think the 4th should always fall on a Friday so that we have Friday through Sunday off. However, since the world does not revolve around my wishes we decided to go to Chelsea Park and watch their fireworks on July 3rd. Our wonderful friends, Paige and Daniel (and their sweet little girl, Gabby), invited us to tag-a-long with them and we are so glad that we did. Hunter loves fireworks and so do I!
Monday, July 2, 2012
I was cleaning out Hunter's closet in his room the other day and he instantly saw this tent that he either got for his birthday or Christmas, not sure which one. He, of course, wanted us to get it out. He said he wanted to sleep in it but I was doubtful that he would stay in it all night. He is not a big fan of change so I kept thinking he would start out sleeping in it but an hour or so later he would cry out wanting back in his bed or in ours (yes I said ours.. he tries but it doesn't work anymore). However he proved me wrong and slept all night in it.. and has for the past few nights (plus nap time). He is so funny about that tent.. that is HIS tent. At first I couldn't even touch it but now I got the honor of laying it once. I felt so special! It looked so cozy and comfortable in there I had to try it out!
The weather has been reaching above 100 degrees lately so what better time to ride a train outdoors than now :-) We really did have fun riding the train in Calera. The ride was a little longer than the Thomas the Train ride.. which was definitely a plus! Thankfully Mrs. Paige and Gabby got to tag-a-long with us and Mimi and Pops. We do not get to see them that much so we enjoyed the company. Little Miss Gabby is so precious! She and Hunter were so funny.. they would pick on eachother and then 10 minutes later be too shy to sit by eachother. We have decided however that we will be sticking to the fall and winter time to do the ride.. haha! When we got there Hunter had been there before so he knew he could go climb on the trains so he was all for it.. however poor Gabby she wasn't so sure about the train. I think she was thinking that we were going to ride the little trains at the zoo. It took her a while to warm up but once she did she really did enjoy herself.