Monday, September 28, 2015

Oztoberfest & Twenty-eight

Wamego hosts Oztoberfest at the end of September each year.  I was excited to take Ollie this year.  Riley wasn't too thrilled about taking a photo with the Wizard of Oz characters, but he went along with it because he knows what is good for him ;)
Ollie was a pretty good boy most of the day.  He loves to people watch so he was content the majority of the day.
I wanted Ollie to compete in the costume contest so he was a scarecrow.  This will double as his Halloween costume.  I initially was going to try to make him a costume, but I found this one online when I was looking for patterns to make him one.  It was too cheap not to pass up.  (Although he doesn't look happy, he really was... just tired.)
The costume contest was right around his naptime so he fell asleep right before we went on stage.  Luckily, he did wake up a little before it was our turn, but he was in a daze.
He'll have to practice his stage presence for next year, because he was lacking that this year.  He's usually really smiley and happy, but the poor kid was just tired.
Ollie wasn't a winner in the contest, even though we thought he was pretty cute.  The little boy next to us took the award for best scarecrow.  I'll admit, he was pretty cute too.
Oztoberfest included a car show too so Jim & Marcia brought the Chevelle.
After Oztoberfest, we headed back to Westmoreland for some ice cream cake.  Not just any ice cream cake, but Dairy Queen ice cream cake that was $28 and Riley was sure to tell everyone how expensive it was and that we would never buy one again.  It was for my 28th birthday though and I'm worth it :) One dollar for each year, seems good to me.
Mexican food at La Fiesta was a great end to a fun day.  Whipped cream in the face... not so fun.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Growing Boy

Our little guy is growing non-stop.  The other day he pulled himself up on the side of my treadmill and that has just been the beginning...

I got a little nervous last night when we put Ollie to bed.  He wasn't tired so was playing around in his crib.  I was convinced that he would pull himself up, so Riley was assigned the task of lowering his mattress.  Of course, he lowered it to the lowest setting so he wouldn't have to do it again.

Ollie and I read books and watched him work.

Checking out his new crib height, still not sleepy.

"What do you mean I'm suppose to be sleeping?"

After all the commotion Ollie wasn't into going to bed so we played for a while.  He officially has his crawling down now.  He was crawling up a storm, but then once I started to film he wouldn't show off his skills.  (Please ignore Riley pushing him onto his face, he was only trying to help move him along.  Haha.)

Monday, September 21, 2015

Kaylee's Birthday

Birthday fun was the reason for our trip to Horton this past weekend.  Kaylee celebrated the big seven.

A trip home gave us lots of good family time.  Husdon loves this book and can identify the majority of his alphabet letters.  He's such a little smarty pants.

Cousin love.

Papa put his boys in a pot.

Riley, Oliver, and I went shopping in KC and his parents joined us.  (I didn't get any photos; I guess I was too busy shopping.)  Marcia bought an outfit for Ollie and when we got back to Horton we found out that my mom had bought him same outfit for Christmas.  Too funny.

Kaylee asked for a puppy for her birthday.  Riley and I got her a fish instead.

Haley, Kaylee, and I decorated her colorful cake together.

Kaylee picked out trick candles so she could trick us all :)

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Double Date + A Baby

Saturday night was date night for us.  We joined Jacob and Maddy at Olive Garden.  They beat us there and had a high chair set up for Ollie along with a kid's menu.  We thought it was pretty cute that the kid's menu was titled "The Adventures of Ollie & Friends."

As always, it was good to spend time with great friends.

Ollie was well behaved the majority of the time.  Somebody (me) thought that it would be okay for him to play with a small plate.  It was cold and felt good on his gums, but it ended up on the floor.  Oops!  We of course sold out Oliver and placed the blame on him when our waitress came to help clean it up.

The sticker on his forehead was courtesy of his Godfather.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Seven Months Old

Oliver is now 7 months old.  He is quite the little wiggle worm and skooches all over the place.  He hasn't quite started crawling, but he can get where he wants to go.  Ollie eats his baby food really well now.  His favorites are bananas and peaches.  Ollie is still in 3-6 month clothing.  His recent hair cut has really made him look more grown up.

Here's my little nerd baby:

Ollie is a happy little guy and growing like a little weed lately.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Big Boy in the Grocery Store

I got tired of lugging Ollie's car seat into the grocery store and having it take up all the room in the cart so I decided he was big enough to sit in the cart. He loved it. 

I told him to smile and this is what I got. Just like his daddy.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Monkey Butt

This little monkey butt is seven months old today!  He has a little cold so I'm holding off on his seven month photos until the weekend so hopefully he will feel better by then.

Riley spotted these adorable sock monkey pajamas at Burlington Coat Factory last weekend.  I just couldn't resist.  They weren't even on sale, but he just had to have them. :)

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Labor Day Weekend 2015

We had lots of good family time this Labor Day weekend!
We spent Friday night and Saturday with Grandma & Grandpa.

These are a few of Ollie's last photos before his first hair cut.

Oliver thinks that he is big enough to walk.  Not quite yet, but he sure loves to stand.  
Here he is with Grammy.

Playing with Grandma.

Snoozing with mommy.

Riley and I ran to Hiawatha on Saturday.  When we returned, Ollie was cruising  around on the golf cart.  Grandma and Grandpa were trying to get him to sleep, no such luck as there was too much to see.

Chilling in the sink.

On Sunday we headed to Meriden for a September birthday family get-together.  Here are some snapshots from the day: