2: Day 1 | Week 1 - July 18 - 24 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6
3: Day 1 - We went to AG and Michelle's house to swim and work on the swing set. Day 2 - Mike went to Toronto for work. Blake and Andi took their daily morning walk and then wen to the mall in the afternoon. Day 3 - Andi and Blake went to the Saratoga County Fair with AG, Michelle, Abbie, Ella, Eliza and Danielle. Day 4 - Mike, Andi and Blake went to the Stadium Cafe for lunch and then went to the Saratoga Children's Museum. We made homemade pizza for dinner and shared a great bottle of wine. Day 5 - Mike was in a golf tournament so Andi and Blake went to the mall and found some great deals! We also found the trucks you can ride.
4: Day 1 - Great lazy Sunday. Our big event was heading to Latham Ridge playground and visiting with Monika, Rob, and Gannon over some great Raspberry pie. Day 2 - Mike headed to Toronto again. Andi and Blake did a little cleaning and then went to Melissa's house to do some school work and swim in the pool. Day 3 - Andi and Blake went to school to and then went grocery shopping for Salsa ingredients. | Day 4 - Andi and Blake played in the yard and made Salsa. Mike came home from Toronto and Monika and Gannon came over for dinner. Day 5 - Andi and Blake went to Aunt Mich's house to swim with the girls. Day 6 - Nana & Grampy arrived and babysat Blake while Mike and Andi went to Koto for dinner with Rob, Monika, A.G. and Michelle. Then we went out to have a drink and play darts. Day - 7 We work on landscaping all day and then went out for ice cream! | Week 2 - July 25 - 31 | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7
5: Day 1 - Andi, Nana and Blake went shopping and got a gold bug book for Blake to read. We also got more shrubs for the front yard. Carl and Mike went golfing. Day 2 - Blake and Andi had their usual summer day. Then we all went to the King's house for dinner. Day 3 - Blake and ANdi went to Lowe's and grabbed some mulch. Monika and Gannon came over for parmesan baked chicken because Rob was out of town. Day 4 - Blake and Andi went over to Aunt Mich's to swim and then Mike went with us on our evening walk. Day 5 - Andi had to go to her orientation at Union College. Mike and Blake hung out, and then Andi went with Monika to get Pedicures!! Day 6 - Blake, Andi, and Mike spent much of the day packing for the trip to the lake. Blake kept trying to pack all of his blankets. Day 7 - We caravaned to the lake starting at 9:30. The King's came for the day as well. So excited for the week!! | Week 3 - August 1 - 7 | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7
6: The Lake August 7 - 14
8: Tuesday - Mike got home from Toronto in the afternoon and we went to Rob's 34th birthday party. Saturday - We had a garage sale which was moderately successful and then we went to a Valley cats baseball game for Mike's work picnic. | August 15 - 21
9: Sunday - It rained all day long. Mike and Blake had some quality relaxing time together.Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Mimi and Grandppa came to visit and we picked out fabric for Blake's quilt. Thursday - Andi had mentor training, Blake went to Aunt Shi Shi'd with Mimi and Grandpa. Friday - Andi had mentor training again, AG and his family came over and Mike made fish fries. Saturday - We went to get family pictures done and then went to Eric's house for a party. | August 22 - 28
10: Sunday - Deanna & Bryan came over with Jacob to work on making a quilt rack with Mike. The Siska's also stopped by for a while. Monday - Mike took the later flight to Toronto, so were able to hang out most of the day. Tuesday - Blake and Andi went shopping for a bunch of stuff and found most of it! (including some great shoes!! Wednesday - Mike came home from Toronto, and swam with Blake at the pool. Andi had her first staff day back at school. Thursday - Andi had another staff day and Blake went to Aunt Shi Shi's. Friday - Blake and Andi had to go to school to set up for a little bit. That night we had a two hour Home Depot trip for supplies. Saturday - AG came over early for a dump trip and an all day project to fix the back stoop! It looks great!! | August 29 - September 4
11: Sunday - Mike worked on putting in the new back door and doggie door while Andrea watched Blake and painted the trim on the back porch. Monday - We went to AG & Michelle's for a labor day party. Blake had a blast! We played a lot of Baggo. Tuesday - Andi had her first day back to school with students and Blake had his first real day back at "day care". Wednesday - Andrea had her second day of school, and we had a relaxing night at home. Thursday - Blake and Andi stayed home because their was no school., and Nana and Grampy came to visit. Friday - We went to Albany Pump Station for dinner to celebrate Mike's birthday. Saturday - Mike went golfing with Dan and Carl while Jane, Blake and Andi went shopping. Then we had cake and present for daddy! | September 5 - 11
12: Sunday - Mike and Andi worked hard to paint the back porch and put new electrical wiring and light fixtures out there. Monday - Mike went to Toronto. Andi and Blake went to Friendly's for dinner with Monika and Gannon. Tuesday - Andi had a meeting after school, then tried to vote in the primaries. We went to the wrong location so Andi and Blake came home and watched Ice Age. Wednesday - Mike came home from Toronto and help clean the house. Andi worked late at school and then went shopping for wine and food for the party. Thursday - Andi had her Madison purse party. 11 ladies came and it was a great success. Mike and Blake went to Rob's to hang out. Friday - Mike played in the ASHRAE tournament with Dan. Blake, Mike and Andi went to dinner at Red Robin. Saturday - we played outside. | September 12 - 18
13: Sunday - We went to pick apples with AG's family. We picked a ton of apples. Monday - Andi went to Monika's for her purse party. Mike & Blake invited all the kids and guys over for pizza. Tuesday - Andi went to watch the Glee premiere at Annie's house. Wednesday - typical day and when Blake went to sleep, I continued reading The Last Symbol. I've been reading it little by little since the summer, but keep falling asleep after about a chapter every time. Thursday - We ordered subs for dinner and then Andi went to yoga while Mike and Blake watched Ice Age...Again!! Friday - Mike and Bryan went to get wood for the new built in units. We all had a nice dinner of baked chicken. Saturday - Mike spent the day working on making the cabinets. Blake and Andi had a fun day of playing football, golf and basketball. Kevin and Brett Siska stopped by to visit. | September 19 - 25
14: Sunday - Mike worked on the built-in cabinets and then he and Blake brushed Bogey. Monday - After a long day of work, Andi and Blake played basketball and watched some TV, while Mike put up pot lights in the bathroom. Tuesday - Andi and Blake took advantage of the beautiful day to rake leaves. Wednesday - Thursday - Andi stayed late at work with meetings. When Andi and Blake got home Mike had made a wonderful dinner complete with wine! Friday - Blake and Andi went out to dinner at Panera while Mike helped Rob tear down his kitchen. Saturday - Mike continued to help Rob, so Blake and Andi went to the mall & the grocery store.. | September 26 - October 2
15: Sunday - We worked on projects around the house. Blake and Andi went for a bike ride. Monday - After work, we all went to Marshalls to help mom find a pair of boots. Blake got his first baseball glove! Tuesday - Andi stayed home with Blake because Shi Shi was sick. We ran errands, watched Ice Age, and called daddy at work. | Wednesday - Andi had Open House so Mike and Blake went to dinner at Jason's house. Andi didn't get home until 10. Thursday - After work, we did laundry, packed for our trip and did school work. Friday - we traveled to Pennsylvania. We arrived at Nana & Gramy's house at 9:30. Saturday - Mike went golfing with the guys and Andi and Blake went to the cabin to hang out with the girls. | October 3 - 9
16: Sunday - We celebrated Dad's 64th birthday with a meal at the cabin. It was a beautiful day! Monday - We both had off work,. We left PA in the morning and made the trip back to Albany. Tuesday - Typical day at work and daycare. Andi made a nice dinner o fChicken Cordon Blue. Wednesday - Long day of work. Blake received an early birthday present from Aunt Nikki and Uncle Jeff. Nice Fleece! Thursday - Andi had a long day at work trying to plan Community Day. Andi and Mike watched TV to relax after Blake went to bed. The Office, Grey's Anatomy and The Mentalist - just to name a few. Friday - The purses from the Madison purse party finally came today. I love my bag!! Saturday - We all went to the mall in the morning and got Mike some jeans. Mike went to the RPI game, and Andi made banana bread. | October 10 - 16
17: October 17 - 23
18: October 24 - 30
19: October 31 - November 6 | Fall for us means football - playing and watching. It also means building built ins in the dining/living room this year. We carved pumpkins, went to a Halloween party, and went trick or treating with this dragon. Grandma Prisscilla died on November 1st - All Saints Day. Then we celebrated Blake's second birthday on November 3rd.
20: We had Blake's official second birthday party with a cars theme. Grampy and Nana bought him his first set of golf clubs. His favorite gifts were from AG and She She - his Toy Story guys. | November 7 - 13
21: We took Blake to an RPI game - it was freezing! Then we did some fall yard work and went for a walk on the bike path.
22: November 21 - 27 | Sunday - Andrea decorated the house for Christmas. Mike and Blake watched movies and went to the Playground. Monday - Typical day. Mike went to Rob's to watch football while Andi packed for the trip. Tuesday - After work, we traveled to PA and arrived at 11:00. Wednesday - Met mimi & Grandpa at the Beef & Barrel for lunch. Thursday - We had thanksgiving dinner at Mimi's house and then went for a long walk with Nana & Grampy & the dogs. It was 37 degrees. Friday - Andi, Michelle and Elaine were there by 3 AM.
23: November 28 - December 4
24: December 5 - 11 | Sunday - We went to Christmas with Santa this morning. Blake was extremely scared of Santa and would not visit with him. Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday - We went to see AG's game tonight. He won and Blake loved watching the basketball game. Saturday - We all went to the mall to do some Christmas shopping. Andrea got a new red coat from mike a little early.
25: December 12 - 18 | Sunday - Andrea went to a cookie exchange. The sugar cookies were a huge success. Monday - Mike had Bryan & Rob came over to watch football. We found out we are pregnant again!! Tuesday - Wednesday - Blake went to Shi Shi's (just like everyday) then after work, we did some Christmas shopping at Target. Thursday - Andi and Blake went to Target, again, for a few things. Then Andi made more christmas cookies. Friday - Saturday -
26: December 19 - 26
27: December 27 - January 2 | After Christmas we went to St. Mary's to visit the Defilippi's, opened gifts with the girls, had our new years party and then traveled home to Albany - Blake was spent. | Blake loves listening to the clock with Mimi | Nana's new bucket for carrying BLake?
28: January was snowy and cold, so we did lots of shoveling, walking, snowball throwing and creative playing inside.
29: Blake likes finger-painting and putting to pass the winter months. | Mike got a new dutch oven from Jeff and NIkki. The fireplace project began!