Friday, December 28, 2012


I have been having Lane practice writing his name for about a month now.  He has the L and the E down, and the A and N are coming along.  I finally caught it on video the other day.  He is into writing with markers and enjoys practicing his letters and drawing.  I think it's pretty impressive for a 2.5 year old!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Sea World

Last weekend Mums treated the fam to a fun trip to Sea World in San Antonio!  Now that we are in Austin we are only a little over an hour away, so we were able to drive there and back in the same day.  Kori and Mitch came along and we had a good time!  Sea World had their holiday celebration going on, so the park was decorated for Christmas and the shows centered around the holidays.  We all agreed that the shows are much better in the regular season and figured that they were kinda thrown together for the short month of December.  BUT, we still had lots of fun!

We spotted Santa Shamu right when we walked in!

Where to next?

Shamu Miracles show

Lane was interested at first, but quickly got restless and just wanted to run around.  The show kept featuring these videos of people talking about miracles and we all joked that our miracle would be Lane sitting still through the show.  Ha!

Hugs for Mums!

Still a little too short to ride the rides

But always loves the carousel!

Mitch, Kori, and Evin Kate

Lane and Daddy stood in line FOREVER for this little train.  Then it went in one tiny circle at a snail's pace!  But look how happy they look!

Lane yelled "Merry Christmas Mommy!" when he saw me.  haha!

Snack break.  He begged for popcorn for so long!

Our second show was Clyde and Seamore the Sea Lions

It wasn't all that great...

One last snack before we headed back to Austin!

THANK YOU Mums for a fun trip!  

Saturday, December 22, 2012

it's the most wonderful time of the year

We've been having lots of holiday fun!  I'll let the pictures do most of the talking...

Can you tell which section of our tree Lane decorated?  

Gingerbread House decorating!

Fun in Mums' Christmas tree box

Snowman art

Austin Ventures Christmas party

Date night to Uchi and The Nutcracker

Making salt dough ornaments with friends at the park!

 Playing at Zilker Park while we waited to ride the Zilker Zephyr

Happy to be on the train!  Waiting for it to leave.

NO more pictures!  Let's get this train going!

Mommy and Lane having fun on the train :)

And here's a cute little video of Lane while he rode the train:

"This train is awesome!"