Posts Tagged ‘ kid play ’

F is for Fall, Foliage, and Fun

Thursday November 5, 2009
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F is for Fall, Foliage, and Fun

We’ve been enjoying a lovely fall.  I wanted to share some fall fotos that capture the beauty and the fun we’ve been up to: I pass this big tree as I drive up our street.  It is huge, stately and turns a gorgeous shade of colors.  It makes me smile when I see it....

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Halloween Fun

Monday November 2, 2009
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Halloween Fun

What a boring title! I tried to be creative, but nothing came to me.  Anywho, this is my recap of our weekend of fun.  Be forewarned, this post is picture-laden. The fun started on Thursday.  It was “Dress-up Day” at Mainly Music and so cute to see all the little kids dressed up in...

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Lessons from the Pumpkin Patch

Saturday October 31, 2009
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Lessons from the Pumpkin Patch

Last week, we carved our pumpkins.   I tried to figure out a way to make it more interactive for the kids, since they can’t really do the cutting at this point.  I decided to download a bunch of pumpkin templates and let them make their own jack-o-lantern face by picking the eyes, nose and...

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Good Thing He’s Cute

Tuesday October 27, 2009
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Good Thing He’s Cute

Adam has been keeping me on my toes these days.  He is so busy and so full of life.  He is constantly cracking us up with his silliness. He often runs full speed with his hands tucked into his armpits, elbows flapping like an albatross.  I have been unsuccessful in getting it captured on...

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Mommy Daughter Date Day

Friday October 9, 2009
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Mommy Daughter Date Day

Since Wendy has been in kindergarten for a month, I wanted to spend a little one-on-one time with her.  So Saturday, I took her out for a mommy daughter date.   She knew we were going to do something together, but didn’t know what.  I took her to the mall, and as we entered the...

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Toys? We don’t need no stinkin toys!

Tuesday September 29, 2009
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Toys?  We don’t need no stinkin toys!

The old adage “buy a kid a toy and he’ll have more fun playing with the box” is so true.   While the kids haven’t gotten any new toys lately, they have been having fun playing some “found” boxes in our house.

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Preschool Picnic Park Fun

Sunday September 27, 2009
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Preschool Picnic Park Fun

This happened back in September but I realized I never mentioned it on the blog, so I’m throwing it out there for posterity – I’m also backdating it so.. forgive my randomness. In September, Adam’s preschool had a picnic.   Adam is only in the Parents Day Out program, so I don’t know if we...

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Lazy Sundae Social

Saturday September 26, 2009
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Lazy Sundae Social

Two Fridays ago, my local mom’s club hosted an ice cream social at a local park.   Lazy Sundae is a local ice cream shop — they make their own ice cream and have all kinds of fun and delicious flavors. The brought the ice cream truck and were serving two flavors:  Dirt...

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Thrill Seekers

Monday September 7, 2009
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Thrill Seekers

As if our summer vacation wasn’t full enough, we had the opportunity to go to Kings Dominion the day we got back from our New England Vacation.  Grandad’s work takes the employees and their families every year to Kings Dominion for the day, and for the past few years, we’ve managed to weasel our...

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Fun at Fairfax Corner

Sunday August 23, 2009
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Fun at Fairfax Corner

We finally made it out to Fairfax Corner a couple of Wednesdays ago to check out their “Little Tots Summer Fun Series“.    FC is a relatively new development in Fairfax County that has lots of shops, a big fancy movie theater and some great restaurants.  It has a plaza out in front of the...

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