I am loving creating fun shirts for Hadley and Max and we've decided to open a facebook page to friends and family who might be interested in ordering something. We named the company Double Trouble Embroidery and Gifts after my twin sister and myself. We love anything monogrammed/embroidered so we'd appreciate if you liked our page. This is the easiest way for us to show you what we've created and for you to see fabric choices and designs. We are going to be having a giveaway in July so be sure to like the page for upcoming details! I have a few projects I am working on, but will be trying out towels and other items for the home and adults soon! Here are a few of our latest embroidery projects.
Michelle had mentioned doing something for Father's day for James (he's an Airforce pilot) and I got to work finding an airplane. I love how this shirt came out.
Isn't Hadley the most darling little thing you've ever seen wearing it?!
Next up was David's shirt for Mr. Max for Father's Day.
Poor little guy wasn't feeling well when I snapped this photo, but he was so cute I had to!
My friend Tatiana contacted me to make a shirt for her son to wear for her husband on Father's day. He is a police officer so we came up with this idea for a sheriff badge. It is adorable and came out fantastic! I can't wait to see a photo of Eiden wearing it!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my older brother (yup, went there)!!!!! Can't wait to see ya in a few weeks. Max is ready to help blow out your birthday candles (well spit is more like it).
On Father's Day we made David a meal complete with blueberry pancakes, bacon, eggs and toast. Although it looks like David is making it, he was just helping Max flip the pancakes.
Max helped wrap David's gifts and was eager to help him open them.
He first opened his Just Like Dad T-shirt for Max to wear for the day and a jar full of Reeces Pieces that had a tag that said Daddy We love you to Pieces (thanks Pinterest).
The best part was the homemade drawing Max colored on for David. Thanks to Mom for supervising!
As Max was trying to eat the chocolates David opened up his brand new knife set! They are stainless steel and very sharp! I'm sure he would have loved a band saw instead (but we've been talking about getting new knives forever).
Max was not feeling well as you can tell so we had a relaxed day and David went to his family party at the pool.
Well my poor little buddy was not feeling well yesterday so I didn't get a chance to upload any pictures. Let's look at the weekend Iphone picture style.
Saturday morning we took Max to visit Matt, Kerry and the kids at their camp site. They were camping for the weekend in Fort Yargo. Max has moved down to 1 nap a day after lunch, but he just couldn't hang and was sleeping by 9:30 in the car mouth open and ball in hand.
Max had fun hanging with Thomas and Morgan throwing the ball around and eating all their gold fish. He liked sharing a chair with Morgan.
Max loved being outside with nature and seeing what trouble he could get into.
It was a really nice shaded campsite with lots of fun things for the kids to do.
People were kayaking and fishing all around (just not in the photo I guess).
David of course made a make shift leash out of his belt to hold and keep Max close. Don't judge until you take Max for the day. We had lunch there and then headed back. I like the camping scene, just not the bugs, dirt and sleeping arrangements.
We purchased dahlia plants at the nursery on mothers day weekend and one of them had a flower bud for the longest time. It finally decided to bloom and bloom it did. Boy, this is such a pretty flower that keeps opening larger each day. We are waiting for the plant next to it to get more, the leaves are just so luscious.
We have really pretty hydrangea plants on the hill of the back yard that are the bluest of blue. We love looking at them. And yes, those are monkey bars. David is collecting playground equipment from numerous people in the neighborhood whose kids are too big for them. I think he thinks Max is 7 years old.
We had water play Saturday afternoon on the deck.
Max loves to get wet, he wastes no time at all!
We have a hose spicket on the top deck so David brought another hose up so it will be easier to fill the water table and water plants. Max was ready for it to turn on, but we knew better.
Sunday morning Max woke up with a temperature of 99 and climbing. He was pretty pitiful as he gets with a fever. He was not into the father's day picture I was trying to take.
He was getting flushed so we gave him tylenol and it kept the fever down in the 99-100 range till the evening when the tylenol wasn't doing anything (same thing happened last fever and I should have known). I had to wait till 9 to give him the motrin and kept him up watching a few movies with us. He wasn't having it and kept whining. He wouldn't let anyone touch or even look at him but me. He did love his fruit popsicles though. His cousin Kinsley was getting a fever Thursday afternoon when she woke from her nap at our house and the next day she broke out into a rash on her bottom and everywhere. They had a lot of tests done and basically concluded that it was hand, foot and mouth disease.
The weird thing about the virus is that you go 3-6 days without any symptoms. She was on vaca the week before and was fine all week with us until Thursday so it just came out of no where. It's passed through coughing, sneezing (sharing drinks and putting their mouths on everything I'm sure). His fever went down very soon after the Motrin and I put him to bed. He was whining on and off a lot of the night but he never got up. This morning his temperature was 99.6ish so we gave him another round of meds as he was very clingy and whiny. He is doing much better now playing all around. No rash has appeared so we will see! Hope everyone had a great Father's day weekend. Fevers in little kids are scary when you can't get them to go down! *Update* The rash has started on his feet (hence hand, foot and mouth virus). He's itching so going to see what cream to put on.
A big happy Father's day to my loving husband and Max's #1 Daddio (until we find the Dad who Max looks like lol). Had to post this pic. After a few weekend beers David likes to put on his boots and venture into the woods to the creek with Molly. This is how he arrived back one day (with his swim suit on as well). We like to keep it classy as you can tell.
Max loves reading with his daddy.
Daddy likes napping with Max
And they both like to see how much trouble they can get into. Like father like son. Can't wait to celebrate this weekend!
I guess I am the only one who thinks her jewelry smells, because not one person commented yesterday. Help a girl out, If I am crazy, you can tell me. Anyways, I had Max's 15 month checkup this week (he is 16 months old) and learned that he is still a small boy, which is fine, but seeing the paper say he was in the 6% is a little scary. I swear I feed him a lot, he truly eats like a teenage boy.
He must just have my metabolism (and he is always on the go) so I'm trying to find good fatty foods to make sure he's getting the proper nutrition. Our pediatrician said she'd rather him be eating healthy than with junk food so we'll reassess at his 18 month appointment.
I don't wear a ton of jewelry because #1 it's extra time to get ready, #2 I'm not great at matching jewelry with outfits, #3 jewelry cost money that I'd rather spend/save for other things, and lastly #4 after a short amount of time my jewelry smells. I don't know if this is a normal thing or if I'm overly sensitive? So help me out with this. How do you clean jewelry? I know that there are the small jewelry cleaners which I use for rings and small earrings, but what do you do for large necklaces and bracelets? I notice this metally smell that I can't live with. It stays on my hands if I even touch it. I realize I am not buying high quality jewelry, most of mine comes from department stores or charming charlies. Do people just live with this? Jewelry photos via Charming Charlies.
On Friday night we met our new neighbor friends up at the Suwanee Town Center for Food Truck Friday! We really thought about canceling and going somewhere else because the weather was stormy off and on leading up to it. I am so glad we decided to wait it out and go for it because it ended up being perfect out. I really can't believe the weather held out.
The only downside was a few of the food trucks backed out. We were also glad we got there early. There were small lines when we first got there so we quickly got in a line. By the time we got our foods the lines were VERY long. I probably wouldn't have stayed. I heard they ran out of food at some point. I was really surprised how many people were there. Our church was also there sponsoring some games/prizes during the concert that evening.
Max got to run around and play with Chase (our neighbors son). I don't have a picture of them both because they'd run in opposite directions. Max found these doggies in the green space to play with. I had the chicken caesar wrap from Hail Ceasar, mom had buffalo chicken wrap, David had a few tacos & fries from Yumbi (bbq pork and I have no clue what else because he ate so fast) and our neighbors did try some Mac & Cheese (I heard the bbq pork mac & cheese was great). King of Pop was also there with yummy Popsicles. If you are going to go, go early. The concert/event said it started at 7, but they were serving starting around 6pm.