May 26, 2012

Seven Weeks Old

May 19, 2012


Remember this from last summer?

 I planted three bushes in front of the house last summer. I didn't really do much with them until now.

I still need to finish the far right side, but there's some big limestone rocks there that I can't pick up/move so that will have to wait for Mike. The mulch, landscape fabric, and timbers only cost about $15 which isn't too bad to make this space look like it does now.  And I am far from a professional because I didn't level the ground underneath or pull any of the weeds under there either. I just figure with time and the weight of the mulch it will fix itself.

Six weeks and smiles

Mason is six weeks old now.  He's been smiling a lot lately. And I actually caught it on camera this week!

That little red bird toy is pretty funny 

May 8, 2012

One Month Old!

Last Saturday Mason turned one month old! Today was his doctor appointment.  He weighs 10 lbs 1.5 oz (down from 10lbs 5 oz)  He's 23 inches long (he's grown an inch) and his head is 16 inches around (grown 2 inches!) He's in the 90th percentile for height and head size, and 50th for weight.  His doctor mentioned that he should be back to his birth weight so she gave a prescription for vitamins and he has to go back in two weeks.  When he was in the NICU they checked his hearing and he failed on his left ear so we have to make an appointment to get that double checked sometime soon.  Lately he's been sleeping for 6-7 hours at night which is awesome!  He drinks 3 ounces of breast milk every 3-4 hours. Overall he's a great little guy!

Marley hasn't been to the doctor in a long time, so she also got a check-up.  She's average for height and weight at 39 lbs and 39 3/4 inches tall.  She also had to get FOUR SHOTS!! She was crying as soon as I told her she had to get shots.  She said she never wants to go to the doctor again! Poor thing. She did great but screamed and cried until we left the office.  We stopped for ice cream on the way home because I felt bad for her.  She's still being a great helper and actually wanted to change a diaper the other day!

(In other news I only have 10lbs to lose until I am back down to my pre-pregnancy weight!)

Marley (4 yrs) & Mason (1 month old)

Saturday 5-5-12

This past weekend was a very busy one!

Saturday morning- Marley had her first soccer game of the season. She actually kicked the ball and didn't cry like she did last year when she played.

Right after her game we headed out to South Bend for my niece Maliyah's 7th birthday party.  Can't believe she's 7 already!

Saturday also marked Mason turning one month old. His dr. appt is tomorrow so I'll have an updated post with all that info!

May 3, 2012

Four Weeks Old

Mason is four weeks old today. He weighs 11 lbs. He's a good baby and last night he slept for almost 7 hours straight! Today he also went to his first yard sale! Of course he slept the whole time though.

Little skinny legs! 

May 2, 2012

That's pinteresting!

Ever since we got our front door I have been a little scared that I would look out there at night and see someone looking in at me.  Not to mention, when people come over this is what they can see

When I see that, I want to turn and run so who knows what strangers think. LOL!

Well I found an idea on Pinterest and I got to work.  All it took was some $6 contact paper.  I actually spent more time in Wal-Mart looking for the contact paper than it took me to put it up.  All I had to do was trace the stencil on the contact paper, cut them all out, and stick them up.  I also decided to do the kitchen window because it had this sticky stuff on it from the previous owner. I think they had a stained glass sticker on there or something.  So here's the pictures, they pretty much speak for themselves.

Front door looking out before. 

Kitchen window looking out. Before. 
Kitchen window after. Still ugly-ish, but hopefully better.