Playing in Photoshop

So, I was dinking around in Photoshop and wanted a pencil drawn effect. Unfortunatly, I'm not good enough to do it myself, so I turned to Grady to help me out. This is what we ended up with, and I think it is super cool! Besides the fact that my little guy is so dang cute!


Witches Night Out!

So, can I tell you how much I love witches night out? I LOVE IT! All the madness, the crazy people, the long lines and all! It's so fun to see everyone dressed up and see everyones cool hats and fun tights! Sadly I haven't been able to go the last two years, so it was good to be able to go again. It was really fun bringing my mom this year! Thanks again for putting it all together Amber!


Happy 2nd Birthday Ayden!

So, my baby turned 2! I can't believe it! It was actually on Friday night, the night of our Halloween party, so we celebrated it on Sunday. I know! I'm such a mean mom to have our party on his birthday!

I tried to get crafty and make him a Thomas the Train cake. Sadly, it didn't really work. By the time my frosting was grey and black, it was VERY runny from all the food coloring. Oh well! Do I get points for effort?

We invited Ayden's cousins over for a little party. It's much more fun watching 10 kids unwrap each present instead of just one :) It was madness, but I LOVED it!

By the end, he really had the hang of it. All caution was thrown to the wind!

As you can see by the mid "Choo Choo" sentence, Ayden LOVES trains! Especially Thomas! Which is really quite interesting since the cartoon is the most boring thing I've ever seen!

Ayden would like to say Thank You to everyone for his great gifts! He's very spoiled!


Halloween Party

One thing I've wanted to do since we got married is have a Halloween Party. Sadly, it hasn't been possible the last 5 years due to a VERY small space or having a baby :) So, this year it was finally possible and I'm glad to say that we actually went through with it. It was a lot of work, and a CRAZY week but it turned out REALLY good and was so much fun! Those of you who couldn't make it, no worries, if all goes well, this will become a yearly tradition for the Stoners!

Thank you everyone for dressing up and bringing food. It wouldn't have been possible without you! Also, I wish we would have taken a picture of the whole group together, but we kind of forgot. The group in the middle are all the guys from Fifty Studio.


My funny son...

So, my little man has been making me laugh so hard lately! I'm sorry I never post, life is just crazy! But, I'm nervous that I'll forget all these things if I don't write them down. So, here are a few from lately.

1- He has these new words... First off, he REALLY thinks that he's saying the right word, but he's way off!

CUPPY- for pumpkin. ??? Where that came from I will never know. At first it was pummy, but apparently that was too close to the real word. :)

IPER- (The i is a hard i) for spider. He doesn't say his s's so this isn't a huge surprise.

GABBY- for garbage. And, everything that looks like garbage instantly is garbage and must be placed directly in the garbage. If I try to take it out, he'll put it right back in!

2- He's calling ALL babies PARKER. He will still say baby if I really try, but for some reason now, babies are Parker (his little cousin). Also, every single kind of drink is WATER. He does like juice and milk and chocolate milk, but they are all still water to Ayden.

3- He has started hanging on EVERYTHING! It's like he's so proud to be able to reach things he has to show me. He tried hanging from the door nob the other day and it just turned in his hands and he landed on his knees and hit his head on the door. It was pretty funny.

4- He has a new saying that is the cutest thing in the world, my heart melts every time I hear it. "Looka mommy!" He has to show me everything and gets so thrilled to show me and have my approval. It's not as good since you can't hear his cute little voice.

5- He's started wearing my high heels. He still likes wearing all my and Grady's shoes, but for some reason he has really taken to the pointed, high heel ones.

6- He loves apples and will eat them any chance he gets. Here is the funniest picture of my fruit bowl and how I found it. Normally he brings me the apples before eating them and asks, but this time he apparently helped himself.

5- He's becoming very OCD! Oh, no I'm rubbing off on him already! He has to set all his toys up in rows. So cute!


Baby news!

So, we went and got our ultrasound yesterday...
Here are a few pictures. The baby was moving like crazy! It must be related to Ayden :) So, there is bad news and good news...
BAD: The baby is measuring small, so they are thinking that my due date is 2 weeks behind. SAD! I'm only 17 weeks instead of 19? That sucks!GOOD: Even though the baby was so small, they were able to tell the sex. IT'S A BOY! We are sooooo excited that Ayden is going to have a little buddy! This is also going to take a LOT of stress off of me. I don't have to touch the nursery, I get to save a LOT of money on clothes! Plus, they will be best friends, right!?


My Vacation

I went to Seattle, WA last weekend to visit my cutest friend Erin.

(All the pictures are ones I stole from her blog.

She is extremely talented so I just let her take all the pictures :)

She recently had a baby and I just had to meet cute little Quincy! She really is a great baby! She gets a little fussy at night, but overall she just slept the whole time.

Since Ayden has the best bed-head ever after naps, Erin said "This just has to be documented". Didn't she do a great job with the picture?

We went down to Seattle and checked out Pikes Place. It was pretty cool to walk down the market and see all the fresh fish and gorgeous flowers! The pictures are of the kids checking out the "Big Boats" in the water.

The kids just played and played! Ayden's a big fan of new toys, so he pretty much was acting like they were all his and Carson couldn't play with any.

Ayden's only like 6 months older than Carson so they played pretty well together.

Oh, wait... except the fact that Ayden is a bully! Poor Car was so scared of him! My stinker of a son is so in his terrible 2's!

Of course it took like a million shots to get the cute one of us on top! You always need to document the funny ones in the process!

Thanks Er for letting us come and play! Also, thanks for letting me be lazy and not do too much! I was in some serious need of relaxation!