we had another pretty good weekend that seemed to just fly by. how is it that tuesday and wednesday can take forever to go by but somehow saturday and sunday go by and it seems like it was just friday night? we spent the weekend having a little fall fun and getting a few things done around the house. sadly, i have no proof that we actually accomplished things around the house but i assure you we did.
on friday night we took avery to a halloween party at the place where she takes 'gymnastics'. i was thinking that she was going to boycott the costume but apparently she decided that she's the cutest thing ever when she wears it and has been asking to wear it almost every day. of course as soon as she has it on she keeps saying "it's so cute" and "mommy, so cute", which means that she wants me to reassure her that yes, she does in fact look adorable. so anyway, she happily put on her costume on friday night and we headed to gymnastics. they had a few activities set up for them to do like fishing for candy, some obstacle courses, making bags for their candy, and then a few snacks. she only napped for 20 minutes that day and i thought that she would pass out in the car but she surprised me by staying awake the entire time.
quite impressed with her cuteness.
showing henry who's boss.
a little apprehensive about walking under the giant cat.
making her treat bag.
AND a lollipop, which was her favorite.
on saturday charlie took avery to gymnastics, the car wash (which she's been begging to go to for a while), and grocery shopping and i headed to ikea. i'm usually never alone and it felt a little weird to be spending a few hours without avery. i have to say it was pretty nice to enjoy a 45 minute drive without listening to applause even once. i got to listen to country music the entire way without anyone complaining. i got a few random things there and avery's birthday/christmas present which was the main reason for the trip. i figured with a baby on the way soon it was better to get the present now then worry about it with a newborn. avery and i took henry for a walk and then we met charlie at the playground so avery could show off her climbing skills. some other people showed up to play while we were there and they had a dog that avery wanted to pet. after she pet the dog she pointed to his penis and said 'penis' and then charlie wanted to die. all i can say is that we have four male animals at home and she's interested in body parts. we did some more cleaning and random things around the house on saturday and finished by hanging even more shelves that night. the good news is that i've officially put all of the tools away for now so i think that we're done hanging things for a bit.
some rock climbing.
sunday we did some more stuff around the house and then went to a birthday party later that afternoon. it was at another gym and avery had a ton of fun playing on everything, except for the foam pit. that she did not like. we came home, watched the rest of the broncos game, saw a killer sunset, and read books before bed.
the foam pit. not a fan.
lately she's been insisting on reading books on our bed. i think this is 'hot fudge', which has gotten a lot of attention in the past few months.