Monday, September 29, 2014

Friends Weekend and No Birthday Parties!

Friday, while Baby Fox was at preschool, I met up with this lady and her kids. It's her birthday, so we celebrated by taking the kids out. haha.

 And suddenly she was big enough to go on this by herself.

 I have big news...this guy FINALLY ate his lunch at preschool! Did I tell you guys, he's been going to preschool for 3 weeks now and he's NEVER eaten lunch there. One of the kid's Dad is in my vanpool (how he found out about the preschool was through me), anyway, he tells me that his son gives them a status on what Baby Fox ate that day. Friday I go to pick him up and all the kids are telling me that Baby Fox ate lunch! Baby Fox was so proud of himself, so we celebrated with ice cream.

I went in to get Mini Fox up on Saturday, and found her like this, pacifier hoarder much? (you can't see but she has one in her hand too)

My passenger sun visor broke.  A year or so ago, my driver side visor broke and they had an extended warrenty on them (turns out it's just for 2007 - present visors). I figured they replaced both, nope. So I had to bring it in again...

The kids were really patient waiting.

We were in a long line

 and I was so excited when we finally saw this. It took us 40 minutes to just check the car in...annoying.

After we got back, we put Mini Fox down for a nap and I got ready for some old high school friends that I haven't seen in FOREVER (some 3 years, others 6 or so years?)

Everyone gets a fake tattoo at our house

This was their third try, they can't seem to get the whole fake tattoo thing right.

You know it's a good party, when your guests stay for two meals...we're ordering take out because we had no more food, haha!

The kids playing while they wait for food (except Mini Fox, she got to eat)

Wish I remembered to load the picture of all of us, but I forgot...darn! Bad blogger for not double checking.

But I do have one of all the kids, so at least that's something.

Someone is holding up a fireman helmet, that's what they are all looking at
Sunday we headed out to my college for Alumni BBQ.

They had stuff for the kids to do, Baby Fox wanted to do this several times, but the line was ridiculously long, they were only letting one kid go at a time and they had no time limit...annoying.

This is what happens when you try to take a selfie with your kid who doesn't want their picture taken.

Finally! He really wanted this and said he would definitely wear could we say no to this cute face?

 Before I left for the BBQ I threw this recipe in the crockpot. I found it last week, and while I was at Costco I decided to buy some meat and make a nice Sunday dinner. I didn't follow it exactly, I used this gravy with the juices, inctead of what the recipe called for. Baby Fox had been asking for mashed potatoes for a week now, and of course gravy goes with mashed potato.

Great way to end a weekend! I love big comfort meals on Sunday. In case you were wondering, we decided that while we like this pot roast recipe, we like Trisha Yearwood's recipe the best. Although this one was really good becasue were gone all day, and it was really nice to come home to a nice meal (granted I was still in the kitchen for an hour prepping everything else...go figure)

How was your weekend? Tell me something interesting you did!

Linking up with Faith, Sarah and Heather for Mommy Moments
and with Bella & Lisa


  1. looks like everyone had a great time.
    we enjoyed maybe the last warm day of the year at the beach!

  2. You seriously have the best weekends! And when did mini fox get so big!? She's seriously so adorable. I love the picture of all the kids on the couch and her brother hugging the life out of her. Precious.

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  3. Nice moments :)
    Have a lovely day

  4. What a fun weekend! I can totally relate to not eating at Preschool! I have to pack Mason a lunch every day because he won’t eat the school’s lunch. He’s so picky!! I love that you all gave yourself fake tattoos.