Saturday, July 29, 2017

We've Been Busy!

July has been a fun, busy month. I can't believe how fast the summer is going by and that we only have one more month before we all go back to school. Brandon and Wesley have been enjoying rec camp. They still have two more weeks left of camp.

We have been busy with a lot of other fun activities. Here is some of what we have been doing.

We went to Coney Waffle in Belmar. Each time you go they make a different ice cream creation for you. You don't know what you are going to get until they finish it.
We went to Ava's birthday party.
Every Wednesday we have been going to the library for craft days. The librarian reads a book to the kids and then they do a themed craft. We also went to the library for a Dino Dig.
Great Adventure- We loved the new ride!
AC Moore also has craft days each week. You pay $2.00 per child and get to make the craft that they have for the week.
Brandon and Wesley are both doing the library summer reading program. After reading 8 hours of books they got a headlight to wear. We are continuing our reading to try to get to 16 hours of reading for the next prize!
Brandon went to basketball camp for a week.
Wesley started swim lessons at Five Star Aquatics. He is doing great and will probably move up to Dolphins 3 in another 2-3 weeks.
We have spent lots of time at the pool. Brandon's favorite thing to do is go off the diving board. Wesley loves swimming and doing the crafts they have at the pool.
my co-worker Megan's baby shower
We made our own pizza for dinner.
Stephanie's 40th surprise party
We went to Kennedy's house with Olivia for a playdate.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Happy 9th Birthday Brandon!

Brandon turned 9 on July 5th! I can't believe he is already 9. He has come such a long way from the 1 pound, 14 ounces that he was born at.

Brandon opened presents from us shortly after waking up.
Brandon and Wesley had their first day of rec camp on Brandon's birthday.

waiting for the bus to pick them up for rec camp
After rec camp, we went to AC Moore for their craft day. Brandon and Wesley made travel game bags that have tic-tac-toe and finger twister.
At dinner time, all of Brandon's grandparents came over. Uncle Rich, Aunt Debbie, Ben, Zack and our next door neighbors also came over to celebrate. We grilled and then had Pokémon cake.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Beach Days

We finally made it to the beach on July 3rd and July 4th. We were only at the beach for a few hours on July 3rd since it was really hot and Brandon got a little dehydrated and had a bad headache. We were there for the whole afternoon on July 4th. Brandon loves the beach and could spend all day there. Wesley is slowly warming up to it but prefers to go to the pool. Debbie, Rich, Zack, and Ben were visiting so they were at the beach with us.

Friday, July 7, 2017


On July 3rd our town had fireworks. We hung out with Stu's fire department before the fireworks and ate with them. The kids all had fun playing with sparklers. We then watched the fireworks. Both Brandon and Wesley really liked them.