Saturday, August 27, 2011


My cheerleaders had their first game last night and they did amazing! Rylie was all ready for football season to start and was excited to cheer on the team! :)

Well, of course, she had a matching cheer outfit! Did you expect any less?! :) My mom did an amazing job making her a uniform to match the girls and we had a matching bow made for her too!

This is what she does whenever you say "Go Valley!"

Watching the big girls do their thing.

Rylie and the cheer squad

She did really good until half time...and then she got a little grumpy, so Daddy took her home. :)

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Rylie and her Papa

Rylie loves her "Papa" (this is what she calls my dad). He works from home, so she gets to see him every morning that she goes to my parents house, as well as periodically throughout the day and often eats lunch with him. I love watching them together and I know that we are very blessed to have such amazing grandparents (all of them!) in Rylie's life. :)

Every morning that Rylie is there, my dad will tell her bye-bye and then head down to his office in the basement. This is the routine of saying bye-bye for the morning-

How cute is that!! :)

Friday, August 12, 2011

Tent and Tunnel

So my mom got Rylie the greatest new toys...a tunnel and a tent to play in! By the end of the day, she had put almost all of her toys in the tent and was thoroughly enjoying watching the dogs freak out and bark wheneve she made noise inside of the tent. I think this will bring hours of fun in the future.

Playing with Uncle Jeff in the tent. :)

Uncle Jeff is so funny! :)

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Tumble Time!

Rylie can now do gymnastics at the gym that I work at, so we took her to try out a class last week. It was on one of the days that I work, so my mom got to do the class with her. She is crazy, but she certainly loves playing in the gym! :)

"Jumping" into the pit

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Pudding Paint

So I had been thinking that Rylie might enjoy finger painting, but knew that everything she touches right now goes into her mouth. I looked up some different edible finger paint recipes online and settled on the easiest one to make-Pudding Paint. I literally made vanilla instant pudding and added food coloring. Once I made it, I decided to only do one color since I knew Rylie would not care and then just used the regular pudding for another color since it was already yellow. She was pretty amused at the feeling of the pudding on her hands.

It took all of 1 minute for her fingers to find her mouth...and then it got really fun! I know, I am probably creating a monster...I mean, who teaches their kid to play with their food?! :)

One of her finished products. It actually dries eventually, so now we have some of Rylie's artwork hanging on the fridge!

As messy as it was, I think this face says it all! It was completely worth it as she had a blast!

To the bath tub she went!

Monday, August 1, 2011

Lazy River

My mom brought Rylie over to the resort one night and we got to play at the water park. She seemed to thoroughly enjoy the lazy river. :)