Monday, May 31, 2010

Day at the Columbia Riverside Zoo

Saturday we trekked to Columbia, SC to visit the Riverside Zoo. We had visited the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, NC earlier this year, so it was fun to compare the two. Seeing animals live is always a big winner in this family!

Must say that I do like our new camera! It has a great zoom function.

This zoo has a small farm-like petting zoo with llamas, cows, chickens and goats. This goofy-looking guy was loving all the attention Guthrie was pouring over him.

Behind the fence was a big-ole cow. This was Guthrie's favorite spot; we hung here for over 15 minutes. Lesson: for the time being, a farm is just as exciting as the zoo!

G's second favorite spot- the aquarium. His little nose was pressed against the glass as he squealed over the sight of the fish.

Fun day!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Just too cute, and just because I can...

The great thing about digital cameras is that you can take a bunch of pictures of almost the same shot while hardly blinking. The "downside" is that you end up with a bunch of pictures that are almost the same shot. But gosh, when the subject is so darn cute, who can help but shoot away? So here's a bunch of sweet Mr. Sammers:

Friday, May 28, 2010


This afternoon I laid Sammy down on the floor to play a little bit, left the room and came back to this:

Sammy had rolled over to play on his tummy and G decided to join in the fun by grabbing a rattle to chew on himself.

Two brothers are too cute playing side by side!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Oh the drama!

Yesterday afternoon Guthrie tripped outside on the sidewalk and skinned his knees. He responded with, "Ooo," as he usually does when he somehow hurts himself. Bri could immediately tell that it was a bit of a flesh wound, so he went inside for the major reinforcements: peroxide (to clean), bandaids (to protect) and stickers (to keep him from tearing off his bandaids and using them like stickers). Obviously the balance of stickers to bandaid ratio was pretty big. Most of the stickers ended up being re-stuck to the sidewalk, but at least the bandaids remained on!

Oooo. I hurt this knee.

Oh. This one too.

Where'd they go?

Wait, I'm actually totally ok.

Did you remember that I hurt my knees? I have these cool bandaids as a reminder.

Pure genius!

I've been meaning to post this for sooooooooooome time now and have been such a slacker! A while back, blogger and potter-turned-ridiculously-amazing-sewer friend Jessa (mama to adorable Amos and Eli) sent us a sweet package in the mail: two pairs of her wonderful handmade cords! amongst other goodies. We are so delighted to have them- they fit the boys perfectly. The pants also have a cute owl appliqued on each butt. So basically, even though it's already summer-like down here in NC, whenever the temperature dips below 70 these suckers are on the boys!

If you would like a Jessa creation of your own, check out her Etsy site here. Thanks Jessa!