Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Happy 5 Years!

Five years ago we were here.
Crazy to think that we have been married for five years.
There were flowers then...
and Devin still buys me flowers now.
There was cake then...
and I still make Devin delicious cakes now.

There was a beautiful dress then...
and I am thrilled to report that five years and two children later, IT STILL FITS!!!! (Happy Dance!!!)
Ok, enough cheese.  :)
Here a a few more random wedding pictures that most people haven't seen that make me smile.  I love to see how much my family has grown up over the last five years.





It was the perfect wedding.
You know you want to watch the video again, and again, and again. :)
Monday was our anniversary and it was so nasty, windy, and cold outside.  I am grateful that five years ago it was just freezing and not windy.
It is funny every time we go to a wedding reception we always comment to each other that it was nice, but our wedding was perfect.
Here's to another 5, 10,...50+ wonderful years!!!  Love you Devin!!!

Book Worms

I sometimes look at all the stuff other people get done and I wonder, what is my problem, why can't I get as much stuff done?
I think one of the reasons is I live with two extremely cute book worms.  I have a hard time not dropping everything when a cute little person comes up to me with a book.  Nothing is better than snuggling and reading.

Nicholas has become quite the book worm lately.  I love it when they get past the pulling all the books off the shelf stage.  We are now at the pull the books off the shelf and sit and look at them stage.  Yeah!!!

Anna is starting to figure out how reading works.  She knows quite a few sight words and is now able to read a few simple books.
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There is always a favorite book at the Baldwin house.  The new favorite book is The Monster at the End of This Book.  It would be safe to say that this book is read at least 4 times a day.  I don't mind, it is such a cute book.
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Organization

I crave organization like some women crave chocolate.  We had a simple Christmas, but still had more toys than would fit in our "toy stashing" places.  Thanks to our good friend Ikea we were able to solve the problem with a new toy storage box.  Anna and Nicholas loved helping Devin put it together.




Now we have a very cute, and very organized toy bucket.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Devin's Helicopter

Devin decided he needed a new toy.  He knows quite a few guys that have remote control helicopters and he finally got one of his own.  Needless to say, he is not the only Baldwin who enjoys watching / playing with it.


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The New Favorite Game

Anna and Nicholas love to play together.  One of there favorite games is called, "Shoving Whatever You Can Find Under the Door."
This game is played by one person sitting on one side of the door while the other person sits on the other side of that door.  The rules of the game are simple.  Find something to shove under the door to the other person.




The kids usually play this game while I am getting ready for the day.  It is pretty entertaining to see what is going to be pushed under the door next and also the speed at which that object comes.  Thank you new favorite game for letting me be able to brush my teeth in peace.