Friday, February 25, 2011

ladies man

luca was looking through kid clothing catalogs last night and spending an inordinate amount of time on the swimsuit pages.   see for yourself.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

i got ants in my pants

Dance Party

click the link to watch more of true's pro dance moves.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

weekend adventure

fun weekend with the wee erbecks!  sunny, yet cold, but you can bet we were still outside!

Friday, February 18, 2011

the big four-oh!

happy happy birthday aaron!  we love you!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

happy birthday grammy!

big shout out to my mom on her birthday! you're awesome and we miss you!
that's mom in pink, the only pic on this computer that i have of her!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Van Party= the best Valentine Dinner Ever!

There's nothing like an intimate dinner for four in our beloved Westphalia.  Aaron and I decided that the best thing we could do for Valentine's Day is be with our kids, but to do something a little different.  So we prepped the van with red lights and the kids taped paper hearts all over the windows.  Aaron rigged up a heater (it was cold and rainy out!), and we were toasty warm.  I made dinner inside the house, but served it in the van.  While our tummies were full of delicious food, our hearts were filled with a whole lot of Erbeck love.

getting ready to feast!

daddy says cheers!

sharing some valentine love

presents for the kids!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Valentine's Past

6 years ago.....valentine's day.  we're smart enough now to always wear helmets

science saturday

aaron had the full and enraptured attention of the kids while they learned how a steam engine works.  thanks to grandpa erbeck for sending this along!   the steam whistle was a particularly huge hit!

Friday, February 11, 2011

Be Mine, Valentine!

Creative Kids preschool is in full prep mode for Valentine's Day!  The kids are excited for their party and are busy every night making cards for their friends.

luca can draw eyes, nose, smiles!

true adds eyelashes to his faces

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

a ride tribute

  hats off to aaron for getting the kids out on a rainy day for a bike ride.  i had met up with the team early in the morning for a bike ride, aaron left a little later and went the opposite way...we met somewhere in between.  the kids had a blast and dad got a power workout.  and i was the luckiest parent on the ride, to have her whole family there for some much needed training, and a tribute to our dear friend kevin, on the second anniversary of his death.  we still miss him, and our hearts still hurt, and i suppose that will never change.

Go Pack Go!

would any of you reading this ever think, even for a second, that the west coast erbecks would be hosting a superbowl party?!
we could we not with the packers playing?!  aaron spent a good 4 hours prepping our space for optimal viewing- cable (!), our flat screen, good speakers, etc.  i brought down all the comfire furniture, whipped up some snacks, and with the arrival of lincoln and nicola, we had a party! 
who knew there was something else exciting to watch besides cycling?  true and luca were thoroughly confused by the sight of us jumping up and down, clapping, screaming, cheering, biting our nails.   to them, it was just a movie and it did not warrant such a fuss.  luca, ever the enthusiastic erbeck, gave us "go packers!" every few minutes.  true decided to learn to tackle (hmmm, we'll have to discuss that).  but both kids were so good through out the game. true really liked the half time entertainment expressed with a hearty, "i like tv alot!" (hmmmm another thing to discuss).