Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Fun Times with Grandma C!

Chad's mom made a visit to Altoona last week for a few days and Brielle was loving it (as did Chad and I)! Every morning when I would get Brielle out of bed the first words out of her mouth were "Where's Grandma?" where by she would then run around the house until she found her. Here are a few pics of the two of them enjoying their time together.

Enjoying some time in the sand
Brielle wanted to be just like Grandma...all the way down to the glasses!


Lots of reading! I can't get Brielle to sit 2 minutes to read a book...Mama C read book after book to her. I don't know how she does it!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Spring Break

We spent Spring Break down in Florida with the Grotenhuis clan for the week. We had such a great time spending time with the family. Here are just a few pics of the week. The weather was perfect, so a lot of time was spent in the pool.

One night was spent at Downtown Disney
As you can tell from Chad's expression, he had as much fun (if not more) as Brielle did on the train ride.
We spent some time at Sea World. One would think I would have pictures of dolphins, or walruses, or whales...yep not a one...sorry about that! I think this is the only pic I took!
We also spent an entire day at Busch Gardens. Oh so much fun! Brielle LOVED the Elmo show(as long as the characters kept their distance from her!)

We tried to get a pic with Abby from Sesame Street, but Brielle really wasn't having it. She always put on such a brave front when they were 20 feet away and she would be waving and saying hi and all that. But the minute we got close...she would bury herself in our arms. Silly girl!

This pic basically sums up the day. The kids played so hard. The minute we put them in their strollers to leave they zonked out.
Last minute family pic. (Big thank you to Grant for perfectly placing himself in front of the pregnant belly!)
The plane rides to and from Florida were a little less than ideal. This pic of Brielle basically sums up how we all were feeling after the flights. Just to give an idea...envision a 2 year old throwing a tantrum screaming and crying, trying to be restrained by her 7 month pregnant mother who's hormones have kicked in and for whatever reason is crying uncontrollably while trying to tend to a bleeding nose. Not a pretty sight.