Saturday, November 29, 2008


Its been a while since my last post but I assure you there are many awesome pictures and stories to come, you are just going to have to sait a few more days. We had the most of the Mount family out for Thanksgiving (for about two weeks), and the last of them will be leaving Tuesday. For now I am busy playing with family and catching up on some much needed sleep. I hope you are all doing the same! Check back next week for some fun stuff! :)

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Team Volleyball

We won!!! The Mount clan was in a city league this year and needless to say, we dominated. Last night were the finals and we kicked butt. We finally found a team that could hold their own against us (they are the ones up front). Tonight we play in an all-star match which should be interesting (the league put to together the best players to go up against us). It is going to be fun but I am not all that sure that we will come out on top. Wish us luck!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Beautiful Girl

"Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, beautiful girl." - Mr Hollands Opus

Add ImageMy little girl is 7 months old and she still looks NOTHING like me. Her hair is amazing isn't it? I wish Cameron's would grow in curly again, I miss it.

Here is Sydney crawling like a champ. She is unstoppable these days.

Sydney went from crawling to standing in less than a week. The problem now is that she pulls herself up, and then gets stuck. It is really fun at night. She wakes up at least 3 times during the night so excited that she can move. She will get herself to stand in her crib then cry for me to come and put her down. It is so much fun being a mom! :)
The worst part about this new milestone is that I don't know she is standing until I hear the thud of her falling. I can't be there to catch her everytime she falls, and I am worried about her brain. Urgh. I don't remember Dylan ever going through this phase.

I couldn't resist adding this picture because she looks like a porcelain doll. Where did she get that skin? What a beauty!

Monday, November 10, 2008

Quote of the day

Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But
to be angry with the right person, to the right
degree, at the right time, for the right purpose
and in the right way... that is not easy.

Its just one of those days.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Yes We Did!

What an amazing election this has been. Last night marked one of the most historical events of our lifetime, and I was so honored to be a part of it. Congratulation Obama, and America for that matter. I cried during Obama's acceptance speech as I was filled with gratitude and love for our nation. Who would have thought!? I am so proud to be an American, and I am so hopeful for change! Yes We Did!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Happy Halloween

Halloween is finally over and I have so many cute pictures to show for it! This year Halloween literally lasted three days and as much as I loved it, I can honestly say that am glad it is finally over. On Wednesday we began by celebrating at church with the yearly Halloween party. It was one of the best that I have ever been to. We had a chili cook off which was so yummy and there were so many people from the community who came out. It was awesome. I did neglect to wear the torch costume that everyone was talking about (I really didn't feel like winning the best homemade awrad for the night). The night ended with trunk-or-treating in the parking lot and Dylan came home with a bucket and dads pockets full of candy. He picked up right where he left off last year and went as fast as he could to get more candy. All he was thinking was "get candy, get candy, get candy".-Seinfeld
The next day, I went out with a friend of mine Tia to the city square where they closed down all the streets and had trick or treating for the kids. This lasted ALL day and was a blast. They had games, and blow up bouncy houses. Dylan was once again in heaven. Candy, toys, princesses...what more could a kid ask for?

Come friday when we asked Dylan to get his costume on he was a bit hesitant because he was so over it. He wouldn't even budge with the candy bribe. It was unbelievable. Who knew candy could get old to a 2 year old? Ali would have been so dissapointed :). Eventually we got it on him by reminding him that tonight was the last time he could go trick-or-treating for a long time. After we put it on he said, "pink my face mommy" (for paint my face)..too cute. We went to Heidi's house for our yearly gross dinner that consisted of brains, frog eye, moldy biscuits, and witches stew. After dinner it was time to trick or treat. WOOHOO! We had practiced all week, Dylan would knock on my bathroom door and say trick or treat all week to gear up for this event. It was very cute. So off the kids went and just like last year, it brought tears to my eyes. That very first moment watching Dylan run as fast as he can behind his cousins gets me every time. He is growing up so fast, and I just love him so much. it is truly amazing how nothing is greater than watching your child get so completely happy and excited over something. I love it, and I am so blessed to me a mother.
So, for the first 10 houses the kids ran nonstop, and Dylan running his little legs off was way behind the whole time. It was funny how it never phased him to be so behind and he continued to trip on the grass spilling over his bucket EVERY TIME. He never complained or cried, just stood up time and time again running just as fast as before just to get that candy. We did use Heidi's golf cart along with my friend Tracies who came with us (sorry we didn't get any good pics). When we were really behind, Heidi would pick us up and bring us back to everyone. There also was the yearly hayride that they have that drives around the neighborhood bringing people to and from different places (It is just a trailer hooked on to a truck with hay stacks on it). Dylan loved that and once he was on it, he really didn't want to get off. Overall it was a successful night, and Dylan once again had a blast. Today he asked if we could go trick or treating in his lion costume from last year. Poor guy, he has to wait another entire year.
So here are the costumes. We didn't really do much for Sydney since it has been so cold and she would be in a blanket the entire night. We decided that she would just do her hair and be Cindy Lou Who. Perfect for the Cat and the hats sister don't ya think?

Big Jims Birthday

Happy Birthday Big Jim! WE LOVE YOU!

We have had so much with G-mama and G-papa since they have moved out here. It feels like a never ending joke! It has been amazing! One of the greatest perks about having them here is that we get to have big birthday parties together. I love living close to family! I don't know if we can ever move away from this...looks like ya'll need to start coming out here. Just ask Jason to find you a job! :)

Enjoy the pics! Sydney started crawling last week. I hate when they start moving everywhere, it is so hard to keep track of them, especially in church.