February 22, 2018

Stella's 5-Year Well Visit

Stella's 5-year-old well visit was today, and all went well... especially since there were no shots needed! Stella is now 42.75 inches tall (56th percentile), 35 pounds (17th percentile), and her BMI is 13.4 (4th percentile). She's our little string bean!

String Bean Stella

February 19, 2018

Louisville Zoo

On this unusually warm President's Day, the kids and I packed into the car and headed an hour and a half west to the Louisville Zoo. This was our first visit, and it was a total blast!

Louisville Zoo

Although the Louisville Zoo is on the smaller side, there was still plenty to see. 

Tiger Siting at the Louisville Zoo

Porter absolutely loves bald eagles! He was thrilled to find these two beauties enjoying the sunshine:

Bald Eagles at the Louisville Zoo

When leaving the park, I asked Stella what animal she enjoyed seeing the most. Her reply? "The LIONS!" 

Stella on a Lion Statue

Just FYI, there are no live lions at the Louisville Zoo, just a few statues in a play area. Oh this girl!

February 16, 2018

Donuts with Daddy

It's Donuts with Daddy Day at Stella's preschool! How cute are these two?!?

Stella and Her #1 Fan

Good-Looking Pair

What a good-looking pair!

February 11, 2018

Birthday Cake Sprinkles

Happiest of birthdays to our little Stella bug! You are sunshine and rainbows all wrapped into one. We love and adore you, blessed girl!

Happy 5th Birthday, Stella!

Happiest of birthdays to a lovely little lady who is artistic, caring, charming, charismatic, compassionate, creative, curious, energetic, engaging, entertaining, enthusiastic, expressive, flexible, fun-loving, gregarious, imaginative, insightful, intuitive, optimistic, original, outgoing, passionate, people-oriented, perceptive, positive, sociable, spontaneous, supportive, thoughtful, and warm.

Stella is 5!

My your 5th birthday be full of fun and excitement! We love you, baby girl!

February 9, 2018

Stella Style Celebration

Stella's birthday is being celebrated at her preschool today! Her colorful treat bags are all together, and she picked out unicorn sparkle cupcakes to share with her classmates. This will be a grand Stella-style event!

Stella's Birthday Party Supplies

Dinosaur World

In celebration of Stella's birthday, we headed down to Dinosaur World in Cave City, Kentucky.

Dinosaur World

Stella absolutely loves dinosaurs!

Family at Dinosaur World

This was an egg-cellent adventure for her! She loved every minute. 

Stella at Dinosaur World

We also couldn't have asked for a better day. Even though it's early February, a warm front has come in, and we can walk around this park in light jackets. It's amazing!

Porter at Dinosaur World

Here's Daddy being the ham he was created to be:

Brian Getting Attacked at Dinosaur World

Check out the video below of my our future paleontologists:

February 3, 2018

Marvelous Midway

This weekend, we headed to Midway, Kentucky for lunch and antiquing. We were not disappointed. We found several great antique shops, and all of them were shockingly kid-friendly, giving the kids candy and little treasures!

Porter & Stella Weirdos

I have to say, Midway is one cool place. There is an old elementary school that has been repurposed as an apartment complex and bakery. The gingerbread cookies were divine!

Porter & Stella in Midway

We will definitely be returning to Midway soon!

Stella on a Slide