January 12, 2014

Indianapolis Children's Museum!

Since we did not go back to Wisconsin to celebrate Nolan's birthday, we decided to go to the Indianapolis Children's Museum and stay over night at Great Wolf Lodge on our way home! We had a blast...especially Layla;) The museum was amazing! It is ranked as one of the best Children's Museum's in the country...and we agree! There was lots to do for all ages...even Nolan:) Our Big Guy loved it. Happy Birthday Big Guy!!

The Indianapolis Children's Museum!!

Blown Glass Statue 4 stories tall!
 Layla and Daddy!
 Indianapolis Race Care!

 Building Blocks!

 The Museum had a awesome play area that was for infants to 5 year olds...perfect for our family!
 Layla climbing on the leaves!

 Infant to toddler area!

Playing together...whats in the bird house?
 Art Area!

 Water table!
 Music Room!
 Layla putting on a dance show!

 Layla was so excited that the carousel had Giraffe's!
Black light Room!

Eating with some Bears:)

January 11, 2014

Happy 1 Year Nolan!!!

Happy 1st Birthday Nolan!!
Wow this year has flown by...can't believe Nolan's 1st Birthday is here! We are so very blessed for our Big Blue Eyed Guy, Nolan! He has completed our family. He is such a sweet boy, who's laugh is contagious and brightens up my most trying day. He is such a happy guy and absolutely loves his Big Sister, Layla, so very much! We celebrated Nolan's birthday in Ohio! Layla and Mommy picked out his Mickey Mouse cake! Mommy made homemade Macaroni and Cheese for Nolan's Birthday dinner!

Some of Nolan's Favorites:

Favorite Cartoon Character: Mickey Mouse
Favorite Food: Blueberries
Favorite Drink: Milk...Loves It!
Favorite Word: DaDa 
Favorite Dog: Sam and Jackson:)
Favorite Song: Any song on the Music Together CD and The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Favorite Book: Brown Bear Brown Bear
Favorite Big Sister: LAYLA

Some facts about Nolan:

He has 8 teeth and is getting all 4 molars in:(
Is taking a few steps at a time!
Loves Books and Balls
Can Give High-Fives, Clap and Point!
Sleeps with a tag blankie!

Happy 1st Birthday Nolan!
We Love You To The Moon And Back!

Love that smile:)
Layla pulling Nolan in her wagon..so cute!

Holding hands and Nolan walking...So Cute
Layla colored a picture of Beavers for Nolan;)
...Purple Beavers!

Daddy made his famous homemade waffles for breakfast!
Layla's gift to Nolan!

Mickey Mouse!!
 Birthday Kiss!
The Kiddos!

 I Am 1:)

Mommy reading Nolan's cards!
Trucks and Cars from Grandma Jan...Thank You!
 Presents from Mommy and Daddy!
 Mega Blocks!
Love This Book!
and Batman shirts from Nolan's cousins and Uncle Tim/Aunt Lisa! Thank You...he looks so cute in both! He's our little Super Hero! 
 The Family of Four!
Mommy and the Birthday Boy!
Daddy and the Birthday Boy!

 I'm Ready for CAKE!!

 "Happy Birthday To You"
Helping Blow Out the Candles1
Not sure..."What is this"
Nolan is not so fond of textures of foods...so he didn't eat hardly and of the cake!

 ...He just smeared it all over himself!!!
 Love You Big Guy!

 Silly Layla had to get her face messy too!
We are all very excited to be leaving tomorrow for the Indianapolis Children's Museum and Great Wolf Lodge!!