Saturday, February 25, 2012

Surprise Visit from Aunt Lisa and Uncle Dave

We all got a surprise visit from Aunt Lisa, Uncle Dave, and Allison in January when they came down for Sara's shower for Brett. Later on that night, most of the family came over to our house for taco soup and to watch a football game. (I wish I remembered what game it was that they watched because I think it was important, but I can't!)

Eli didn't let them watch much though because he was all about playing with Uncle Dave and Aunt Lisa that night. He and Uncle Dave played sword fight, then we all had a Nerf gun battle all over the house. It was CRAZY FUN! Nerf Darts were flying everywhere!

Mamaw and Papaw came to visit and we did our best to not hit them during the Nerf war. They sure did get a kick out of watching all of us crazy nuts running all over the house shooting at each other though!

After the war, Eli got his bath and then he and Aunt Lisa went to his bed so they could read his bedtime story. He loved listening to her read and kept asking her to read the story over and over again.

Sunday morning after Sunday school we went to Mamaw and Papaw's house to see Dave and Lisa again. Eli claimed Dave's attention and the first thing they did together was put together one of his Cars puzzles. 

After playing inside for awhile, we headed outside to play. It was such a beautiful day! Eli posed for a couple of pictures and then it was all about playing! I'm just glad I managed to get a couple good ones before his patience ran out!

Eli has expressed an interest in soccer, so Josh has been playing soccer with him a lot outside lately. We even bought him a little net for him to practice kicking the ball into. He loves it! Neither one of us know much about soccer, but I guess we're going to need to learn so we know what our little boy is doing when he plays!

When they were tired of playing soccer, they switched to football. Eli loves all sports, if you can't tell :) They worked on catching and kicking the football today.

I love my two boys so much! Lately, Eli will crawl into Josh's lap or run and give him a hug and then say, "Daddy, you're my best bud." MELT. MY. HEART.

After all the sporting events were over, we headed to the backyard so Eli could run and play some more.

He even showed us his gymnastics ability :)

Jordan and Addi

Grant and Addison eventually came over with their parents, so before we all left I tried my best to get a good picture of all three of the little ones. I can't believe how fast they are growing!

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