Wednesday, January 23, 2008

comrades...





This past weekend John and I enjoyed the opportunity of watching Lori's kids while she and Joe enjoyed Las Vegas together. I cannot express enough how much I absolutely adore these children. They are kind, and obedient, and funny, and smart, and so, so easy to take care of. And it's a definite plus that they like Ruby. Seriously it was even easier taking care of my own daughter simply because she enjoyed herself so well in the company of her cousins. It's usually when she's bored at home, that she gets into the most trouble. Probably nothing more than a cry for attention. Let's just say that she did not, in the least, lack one bit of attention this weekend. Her cousins just obsess over her...and she loves it, and I love it.
I must say that Ruby and James (4 years old), formed quite the camaraderie. Wherever James went, there was Ruby, too...and vice versa. They never tired of a kiss or hug from one another, and were constantly laughing and playing around with each other. In fact, if I were the betting type, I'd wager that James had a puppy love crush on my little Ruby Girl.


I just happen to walk in the room where all the kids were watching cartoons, to find Ruby and James holding hands like this! I had to run and get my camera!






James was so kind to let Ruby wear his "Cars" pj's, after she advertently threw her own into the bath tub. He then ran in and put on a second pair of "Cars" pj's so that they could be twins!


Lori and Joe have this amazing slide in their house that goes from the upstairs playroom, down into the family room/kitchen. The kids love it! Here they all are after church, "training it" all the way down!

10 comments:

Brooke said...

So fun! What cute little buddies. Too bad the kiddos didn't want to go to our ward, my kids were sad!

buddens said...

What a cool slide! I want one! My friend had a fire pole in her house, but I think the slide takes the cake! And the way Ruby is looking at James in the pajama picture is just so tonder!

Brady & Karissa Smallwood said...

That's so cute! I love that they wanted to be twins and wear matching pajamas. How precious!

ahe said...

I completely agree with you about the Costello kids. They are some of my favorite kids in the world. I love all of the pictures you posted. You are getting really good and your new lense is really awesome...I want one! The pics of Ruby and James are classic.

Blackner Family said...

I love that picture of them holding hands!! So precious! And I totally agree, Baylee is so easy whenever with her cousins or friends!
Love the slide! I think anything other than stairs is always so much more fun! My brother and his friends still race down the fire pole at my parents house and he's 16!

Jess and Matt said...

I love the precious pictures. You are really good witha camera! I am obsessed with pictures. Your little baby is so adorable...and that picture of them holding hands stole my heart!

Travis and Teresa Wilson said...

Way cute! You do a great job catching the best shots of your family. Glad you guys had a good weekend.

Danielle said...

That is SO ADORABLE! Ruby Girl keeps getting prettier by the minute. And those cousins holding hand and "training it" down the slide are too fun! Kids are the best!

Kat & Steve said...

Thatis such a sweet picture of them holding hands. Savanna is also much happier when there are other kids around for her to play with...and so am I! Glad you had a fun weekend.

diana rose said...

a slide in their house? oh, ava would be in heaven!

cousins are so fun! i especially loved the part where he shared his pj's with her. so cute!