13 March 2010


It's been a couple months since i have been on here but i have an almost 3 yr old and an infant so can you blame me? Haha.. Things have been great around here, the boys are growing like weeds! Zeke will be 3 in just a couple months, and Ki is 5months old! Zeke is talking all the time and potty training like a pro =) He only wears pull-ups when he is sleeping other than that its undies all the way! He can read his name, and knows where MI is on a map. I happen to think he is the most amazing little boy ever. Ki is starting to sit up all by himself and eating all the time, we started rice cereal at 4months and i have since started making my own baby food, i am so excited about doing this, i really feel like if i had with Zeke maybe he wouldn't be so hooked on processed foods, maybe i am wrong but hey it doesn't hurt to try! Ki seems to love it, we haven't run into anything he doesn't like yet and so far he has had carrots, peas, squash, sweet potato, cauliflower, spinach, zucchini, avocado, banana, blueberries, pears, peaches, kale, summer squash, and last night he had spaghetti for the first time! needless to say he loved that too! Its been so much fun coming up with new recipes for him to try, and he has reached an age now where i feel he is ready to eat whatever we eat (with some limitations of course, i'm not feeding him pizza or anything!) all in all i think its going great! He is weighing in at 14lbs at his last check up and doing wonderfully!

As far as Chris and I we are doing good also, in case you were wondering =) We just got a new car which i am thrilled about! Chris had a "work" van for a while that was a hand-me-down from my dad, which we were so grateful to have but it really wasn't running all the great and leaking everywhere by the end there so we traded that in for a car which i happen to love! We went with a 4 door just in case something happens to my car, that way we can still get the kiddos from place to place easily.

The house is looking great, we have been all moved in for some time but there are alot of things that i wanted to do to really make the place ours, Chris painted the downstairs bathroom and it looks GREAT! no more uckey blue/green so that room is done, the kitchen is almost done being painted then all i need to do is find/make a curtain for the door to the garage. Up next is the upstairs bathroom then Zeke's room, then i think we are going to finish up the office and make it into a guest room. I have the curtains and a chair in there (here) so its starting to look alot better, and upstairs the family room is really coming together, today i plan to finish sewing up the curtains and pillow covers and get the ugly rug out then i just need to get a new one to replace that i think we will be done, i don't think we are going to paint up there.. so i need to hang pictures... wow i still have alot to do! I love it though!

okay i have a cranky baby calling, he cut his first tooth about a month ago and i think the second one is working its way through....


Jennifer Ross said...

First, I saw you sneaking some pizza into Ki's mouth...hehehe

Second, are you doing all of that sewing by hand?...;)

Third, you better make sure that all of the new colors in your house match those boys outfits! lol

How's that comment Jen?

Zekesmomma said...

okay okay guilty.. haha..
as for the sewing NO WAY! I am no where near patient enough to sew by hand, i only do things that i can finish with a machine in a day or two... and of course everything matches, see i do all the rooms in different colors and then only let the kids into the rooms that match with that day. lol
That was the best comment yet, now how are you going to outdo yourself?

Jennifer Ross said...

Just so you know, I was listening to you in the re-sale shop when you told me that you don't sew everything by hand. I just wanted to be a little bit sarcastic, which I am not known to do, ever. ;)

It looks like you have two posts in a row now, that have three comments. I am so proud of you! You better go grab yourself a box of tissues too!

Did I outdo myself Jen?

Zekesmomma said...

You did good Jenny, you did good.

oh and the sewing thing, that whole conversation is suddenly coming back to me... lol

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