Thursday, June 30, 2011

Surgery day....

I figured since I am having my surgery today, that I would post the cute pictures of Erick when he had his surgery last month.

How cute is he here with his hospital bracelet?
Gary and I put together a post surgery basket for him with toys and tasty treats for when he was recovering. I think it helped....hahahaha

He looks a little tired. Can you see how this little boy just would melt a grandma's heart? Just out of surgery and still smiles for the camera. And looks cute I might add!!!!

Heading home and happy about it. Everything went well. Thank goodness.

Giving dad some loving here.

A happy little boy headed home with his goodies.

I hope I am as happy and look as good as Erick does when I come home from my surgery today....hahahaha

I won't be such a good sport and let anyone take a picture of me though. hahahaha But then again, I'm no where near as cute as Erick is!!!!

Enough said!!!

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Trampoline fun at Grandma's house

A few weeks back Nicole threw Jeff a dessert party at her parents house for his graduation from Cal State Fullerton. While we were there the grandkids had so much fun on their trampoline in their backyard.....theirs is built into the ground.

When it was time for them to leave, needless to say, they didn't want to go home.....especially Erick. So, as I was walking with him back into the house holding his hand, he says this to me, "Grandma. I really need you to get a trampoline for your house." I replied back with, "don't you want one for your house instead?" He quickly says, "No, I need it for your house." Now, first of all you have to know the sweet little voice in which he is speaking to me.....or should I say to my heart.....I melted.....and yes, I lovinly caved in to his request.

So, you can see that we now have yet another trampoline in our backyard....this time with walls. Our kids went through 3 trampolines while they were growing up. I loved them when I was a kid too.

I have for your viewing pleasure pictures of them having fun on the new trampoline in Grandma's backyard. I must add that Heather and Trevor lovingly pitched in for this purchase as well. They wanted the grandkids to be as happy as me and Gary. Thanks Heather and Trevor!!!!
Lucy joining in on the fun.

She loves it. I've put her on it without the other kids, and she doesn't like it as much. It's pretty cute to watch her try to bounce.

Girl cousin bonding time.

I think he's happy. What do you think?

Zach playing with the doggies.

I'm sure there will be many fun memories made on this trampoline. Let's just hope none of them are injuries.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Smiles and Frustrations.....

Today I have a few pictures to show some of the smiles and frustrations we experience here at the Thompson household.

First picture brings me a smile.

Last night Jeff, Nicole and Lucy came over to visit. This morning I woke up to find this cute little toy that Lucy had been playing with in the pantry. I just giggled and grabbed the camera. I have often found cars in the mixing bowls in the cupboards after Erick and Zach have been here too. It just warms this Grandma's heart to see these little treasures left behind.Now this picture, did NOT bring me a smile!!!

This is the book Heather was reading yesterday.

Lovely isn't it?

Now, I asked myself this morning, "What on earth would make a dog want to chew up a book when their bone is right there?" I guess we will never know what makes a puppy do the things they do. It makes me think of my friend Tracy's blog where her dog ate his leash. I guess there could be worse things huh?

Well that's it from here for today.

Have a wonderful day until next time.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

In n Out Picnic Time

We are lucky enough to have 4 of our 5 children work at the In n Out offices. I must say that In n Out knows how to treat their associates. Every year around this time, they have a picnic. All of the In n Out trailers are there. If you love In n Out burgers.....they are even better from the trailers....if that's even possible. It's all the food you can eat.....which can be a bad thing too....hahahaha They have burgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, fruit, cookies, browinies, ice cream, drinks, popcorn, and I know I'm forgetting some of the good food there. The kids get to take a guest with them, and this year Gary and I got to be 2 of the guests. It's at Wild Rivers and it was such a hot day, it was nice to cool off in the water after we ate.

Here is the adorable little Lucy with her drink.

She had a BLAST.....

Lucy having fun being thrown in the air.

A group photo.

Our In n Out Associates!!!!

Gary and Jeff being silly.

In the stroller and on our way to the water park.....

She was so cute. When she would get wet, she would clap and say yay!

I love that little bum.....

Making friends.

She has SOOOO much fun on the slides. She just wanted to keep going back and back. If she had to wait for another kid to go down, she got frustrated. She LOVED it!!!!

Then Jeff, Nicole, Amy and Lucy went in the little area where you circle around the area in some water with intertubes.

Bundled up and ready to go home.

We sure did have a good time.

Thanks In n Out for being such a great company.