Sunday, November 12, 2006




PERFECT SIENNA, DITZY DIVA, AND A BIRTHDAY BOY
Last week I was lucky enough to get away for a few days to Iowa and visit Kasey and family. Now Iowa's not the most exciting place in the world to visit but as I chased down Alexa and Kaden in their car (Alexa was driving and it was insane!) I couldn't help but think-it doesn't get any better than this-spending time with my grandchildren!!! They were so cute and hilarious. Sienna is just...perfect. She smiles ALL the time. If she catches your eye, she bursts into the cutest smile with the cutest left sided dimple. I adore her. Alexa is our ditzy diva-she is one absolutely hilarious 3 year old going on 13 year old . She would chatter away to me as if we were teenage friends or BFF's. She always wanted to be with me, have me buckle her in, nap with her, whatever. The things she would tell me were hilarious-at least what I understood, she talks so dramatically and so fast that I only get about 1/2 of it! Kaden turned 5 while I was there and he is a very intelligent and sweet boy. He tries to not act too excited that his grandma is there but I did hear him tell a friend at school when we went to lunch, "That's my grandma!" He also quietly let me know he wanted me to take a nap with him sometime too. It was so cute that he had noticed Alexa's monopolizing of me. He was the first grandchild and holds a special place in my heart. I am fortunate to take several vacations to many interesting and tropical places but nothing beats the absolute joy of being around little ones who call me Grandma or GranPam and just want to hang with me. Pure bliss.
P.S. It's an added bonus to spend time with Kasey and Matt. Kasey and I had a lot of fun and got a lot done in a short time. I taught her basic sewing, we had lunches out, shopped and revamped her bedroom coverings.

6 comments:

Kasey said...

What do you mean Iowa isn't the most exciting place to visit??? J/K. Alexa misses her BFF. In fact, Kaden is your replacement. They have slept side by side on the floor in his bedroom since you left.
We had so much fun with you! I'm so glad you were able to come. Thanks for helping me learn to sew!

Alex said...

That is hilarious/so cute that Kaden and Alexa sleeping buddies. Jealous that you got to go to Kaseys and see the kids!

Kelly said...

I wish I could have gone too. I love those kids! Can't believe you taught Kasey the basics of sewing. It's about time! I guess you'll have to teach me next.

Kalie said...

man Sienna is definately changing. She is adorable. Your trip sounded really fun. We can't wait to see you.

Jami said...

That picture of Sienna is so adorable. What a gorgeous baby! Glad you had a fun trip!

Anonymous said...

I LOVE that picture of Sienna. Love her beanie too. She is gorgeous. Wow, teaching her to sew...I'm impressed.