Monday, October 22, 2007

Riley Makes Owen Laugh

Owen is about five months in this. Riley could always make him laugh. Paige? Not so much...

Carving Pumpkins

For family home evening we carved our pumpkins. I made wassel, a pumpkin roll, we had cookies and pumpkin ice cream! Oh and of course we had Michael Jackson's Thriller on. The kids loved it. They ended up dancing to all the songs on the CD. Owen had fun just feeling the seeds and tasting his fingers and putting his hands on his head. What a mess! I kept cleaning and the messes kept coming.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Riley T-ball

Over the summer Riley did T-ball. He loved it. He was so into the game. He wasn't one of those kids that stood there and picked there nose or kicking the grass or playing with their hat. He paid attention! He was mostly pitcher but every once in a while he played 1st and 3rd base. Once he got out and he did not like that, he was so mad. Like father like son! His team was undefeated. Which of course made Riley and his dad happy! I'm actually glad his team won every game just so I didn't have to deal with him being so mad! Adam did good. I thought he was going to be one of "those" dads that yelled at the coach's, well he did just under his breath and not often! We all had so much fun going to the games.

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Poor Paigie!!!

I thought this picture had to be on here. We had the elders over for dinner one night and for some reason the kids were so wild. I didn't drug them I promise!!! well Adam found away to keep Paige sitting in her chair. He strapped her down with his belt. It was so funny. We were all laughing, including the elders. She doesn't like this picture very much. She says "I hated that day."

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Sunday, October 14, 2007


This wouldn't be a blog about the Tait family without any baseball pictures! Every summer we go to Seattle to see a Mariners game. We love it! This year they played the Angles. Riley was so into the game, he got mad when the Mariners got an out, he got mad when the Angles scored or made a good play. One time Adam tried talking to Riley and he says "quite I'm trying to watch the game." it was pretty funny. I thought it was going to be pretty hard with Owen. I thought he would want to walk everywhere but he actually just sat on our laps and watched the game. It was nice.

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Fall is here!!!

Owen made it out of the maze. He had fun just wondering around. They got so dirty, and you know how I am with dirt! At least they had fun though!

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Friday, October 12, 2007

It's that time of year...

Every year around this time we go to Green Bluff. It's a bunch of privately-owned farms that are open to the public and they have pumpkin patches, hay rides, home made pumpkin donuts, home made apple cider. The cider is awesome - it's like biting into a fresh apple from the tree with a little bit of cinnamon. Soooo gooood! They also have mazes and really high hay stacks with a bunch of loose hay under it and everyone jumps into it. The kids love it including my mother-n-law! Yes she jumps too! There's lots to do and lots of different farms to pick from. hahah get it "pick from" cuz your picking pumpkins or apples, ok that was dumb it was a "Nikki comment" as my parents would say. Anyways so that's what we do every year in October.