Ninja turtles!

October 19, 2014
Vincent had his Ninja Turtle birthday party at Westwood gymnastics.  Talk about 10/10 for theme and location!

Vincent had his Ninja Turtle birthday party at Westwood gymnastics. Talk about 10/10 for theme and location!

We did lots of Ninja Turtle / gymnasticky things like jumping off towers...

We did lots of Ninja Turtle / gymnasticky things like jumping off sky scrapers…

And splashing about in the sea.

And splashing about in the sea.

We then sat down to a Ninja Turtle feast.

We then sat down to a Ninja Turtle feast.

There wasn't a cranky Ninja Turtle to be found.

There wasn’t a cranky Ninja Turtle to be found.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY VINCENT!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY VINCENT!

Scarecrow festival

October 18, 2014
scarecrow spots

The Cross Creek Ranch scarecrow festival was on today.

scarecrow 1

Dozens of local scarecrows took part.

Animal was our favourite.

Animal was our favourite.

Those scarecrows sure know how to party.  There was dancing and music.  I rocked it on the microphone.

Those scarecrows sure know how to party. There was dancing and music. I grooved away into my microphone.

And Rafa rocked out on his new guitar.

And Rafa rocked out on his new guitar.

Out to dinner

October 17, 2014
We got to join Mum, Papi and their friends on a Friday night dinner out (sorry Pato and Sandrita for not getting you in the picture!)

We got to join Mum, Papi and their friends on a Friday night dinner (sorry Pato and Sandrita for not getting you in the picture!)

The restaurant was well equipped with colouring stuff

The restaurant was well equipped with colouring stuff

and a kids oom.

and a kids room.

Best of all our dinner came with fries. What a treat!

Best of all our dinner came with fries. What a treat!

And we got to watch some post-dinner shows.  Although apparently I'm not supposed to sing at the top of my lungs with the headset on.

And we got to watch some post-dinner shows. Although apparently I’m not supposed to sing at the top of my lungs with the headset on.  I didn’t think I was singing THAT loudly but the table next to us could hear every word.

Share day with my new favourite thing

October 16, 2014
I shared my new heart shaped hair brush with my friends at school for share circle today.  It has come with me to school every day this week but normally I have to leave it in the car.

I shared my new heart shaped hair brush for share circle at school. The brush has actually come with me to school every day this week but normally I have to leave it in the car.

Ultrasound

October 14, 2014
It's ultrasound check up day at Texas Children's Hospital again.

It’s another ultrasound check up day at Texas Children’s Hospital.

After we checked out the A,B,Cs in the parking lot we got a ride to the front door in a golf cart!

Mum and I checked out the A,B,Cs in the parking lot then we got a ride to the front door in a golf cart!

We checked in.  Then two Dr McStuffins, 1 Mini Mouse episode

Two Dr McStuffins, one Mini Mouse episode

and several stories later it was our turn.

and several stories later, it was our turn.

In the ultrasound room the water light that kept changing colours was super cool.  I kept shouting out the colours as they changed whilst the radiographer took photos of inside my belly.

In the ultrasound room the led light bubble lamp kept changing colours.  It was super cool. I was shouting out the names of the colours as they changed whilst the radiographer took photos of my insides.

Because I was so good, after she was finished I got to control the colour changes myself!

Because I was so good, after we finished I got to change the lamp colours myself using the big control box.

And the good news is I look AWESOME inside and out.

And the good news is I look AWESOME (healthy and normal!) inside and out.  Woo hoo.

Ana rhymes

October 14, 2014

Mum: What rhymes with hat?

Ana: Cat and rat.

Mum: What rhymes with rug?

Ana: Hug and bug

Mum: Great job.  What other rhymes do you know?

Ana:  Sheep and peep and, oh I know, bucket and chuck it.

Mum: Can’t argue with that!

Ana Oct 2014

Just like Spiderman

October 13, 2014
I'm just like Spiderman in my new Spiderman shoes.

I’m just like Spiderman in my new Spiderman shoes.

I can jump on ceilings and catch the bad guys in my web…

Suitcases

October 12, 2014
It was so exciting to choose our own suitcases for our upcoming vacation.

It was so exciting to choose our very own rolling suitcases for our upcoming vacation.

We practiced rolling them as soon as we got home.

We practiced rolling them as soon as we got home.

Then I thought I'd get a head start on the packing.  My swimmers, nightie, pillow for the plane and new Princess Sofia book.

Then I thought I’d get a head start on the packing. My swimmers, nightie, pillow for the plane and new Princess Sofia book.

There, fits perfectly.

There, fits perfectly.

Rafa just packed his Ninja Turtle shampoo.  Apparently that's all he needs.

Rafa just packed his Ninja Turtle shampoo. Apparently that’s all he needs.

Big mountain park

October 11, 2014
The park with the mountain is one of our favourites although there is a slight limitation in that it is built for bigger kids.

The park with the mountain is one of our favourites even though it’s supposed to be for bigger kids.

I got over to the first swinging step… how do I get to the next one?

I got over to the first swinging step… how do I get to the next one?

I got up on this thing… now what?

I got up on this thing… now what?

Can I just drop from here?

Can I just drop from here?

Quick, take the photo mum or I am going to drop from here!

Quick, take the photo mum I’m about to drop from here!

Officially guppies!

October 10, 2014
We've got our certificates and celebrated with dinner at Chipotle.

We’ve got our certificates and celebrated with dinner at Chipotle.


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