Tuesday, May 25, 2010

23 Weeks

I finally got around to taking a picture of my tummy. I don't know why, but I keep forgetting to take pictures. I am still pretty small, and not showing a whole lot. I am actually enjoying not being too big right now. I know that in a month or two it will be harder to sleep and get around, so I am not sad that I'm not showing that much.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Seattle International Film Festival

A few weeks back Micah got an email at work saying that they would be giving away some tickets to the Seattle International Film Festival. All you had to do was tell them which movies you were interested in seeing, and they would do a drawing to see who would win the tickets. Our first choice was A Little Help starring Jenna Fischer from The Office. And we ended up getting tickets to it! We didn't expect much, but when we got to the theater we saw that the cast was there. It ended up being the world premiere of the movie, so they were there to promote it. Before the movie started the director, Rob Schiller (who also directed King of Queens and Family Ties), introduced the movie.
At the end of the movie the director and cast got up to answer some questions. It was interesting to hear how an independent movie is made differently than a big studio movie.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Fun in the Sun

Last week it felt like summer, and so we tried to take advantage of the good weather. One of the days we went to Seahurst Park in Burien with some friends to spend some time in the sunshine. Andrew had lots of fun playing in the sand and playing with his friends (or at least he had fun playing with their toys). He still doesn't really play "with" other kids. Hopefully that will happen soon. He does enjoy being around other kids his age, he just doesn't interact with them a whole lot. But we had a great morning at the beach chatting with friends and soaking up some sun.

Andrew posing by Jack.
The three boys: Owen, Jack and Andrew.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Pt. Defiance Zoo

Last week we went to the zoo with Nana. My mom and I went in together to get an annual pass. It ends up being a fabulous deal because each time we go we can get 3 people in for FREE. I hope to make many trips to the zoo over the summer.
It was so much fun watching Andrew and his reactions. We would tell him what animal we were seeing, and he would repeat the name, and then tell every other kid that came up what it was. It was adorable.

We even fed the goats. Andrew was a little nervous around them since they kept trying to climb the fence to get the food.
To end our time at the zoo I took Andrew on the carousel. It was a fun day, and it was beautiful outside, so it was nice to be outside enjoying the sunshine.

Monday, May 17, 2010


We always read to Andrew before we put him down for a nap, or at bedtime. The other night we told him it was time to get ready for bed. He headed right to his room, picked out a book, and climbed into the rocking chair where we read to him. It was so cute, and great to see that he likes our routine of reading stories for bed.

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Andrew's Birthday Present

For the last month I have been working on a big project for Andrew's birthday present. I am making him a felt playhouse that will slip over our folding card table. I got the idea from my favorite craft blog: www.homemadebyjill.blogspot.com I saw her playhouse, and just knew Andrew would love one of his own. I still have lots of work to do, but I have a little less than two months, so hopefully it all comes together. Right now my sewing machine is broken, so I have been cutting all the pieces. Hopefully Micah will be able to get it back up and running soon.

This will be the front. I still need to make the front door and put in a window.
Andrew likes to help Daddy wash the car, so on this side he will practice washing his own car. I still want to make a hose that he can "spray" the car with.
This is the garden. Andrew will be able to pick his own lettuce and carrots. I still want to add one more veggie, I haven't decided if it should be corn or pumpkins.
Andrew loves tractors, so I decided to add a tractor to his playhouse. On this side he can pick the apples off the tree. I will add a cart behind the tractor with a basket to put the picked apples.
Here are all four sides. Nothing is sewn on yet. I just put everything down to see how it looks.