9 Months Old
Fun at Open Gym at the Carlsbad YMCA Gymnastics Center!
Hanging from the bar and some balancing!
Climbing around and figuring it all out! He ended up loving it but at first was a little unsure!
Sam starting to enjoy it! Having fun climbing!
Open Gym would not be Open Gym without a few dives into the big foam pit!
The “Aunts” came for a quick visit and were able help with bath time and jammies! We love seeing them and so do the kids! It is fun when they come for a visit!
Sam’s first time in the shopping cart with the cozy cover!
9 Month Well Baby Visit
At his 9 month appointment he weighed 19.4 pounds, was 29 and a half inches in length!
Cleaning and dress up! Layla is such a creative, imaginative awesome little girl!
In their Jasmine and her tiger Raja from Disney’s Aladdin! Layla looks so different in the black Jasmine wig (which didn’t last long by the way)!
Sassy Princess Jasmine pose! Off to The Disney Store’s Halloween “Dress Rehersal” event!
Sammy loved watching the washing machine work!
Sam’s first time with finger foods! Cheerios!
Proud big sister Layla helping her brother eat Cheerios for the first time!
Go Sam go!
Cheerios for two!
Some Jumpy fun at Oktoberfest in Carlsbad
Face painting and apple strudel!
Sam and Daddy enjoying Oktoberfest!
Layla and Papa enjoying Oktoberfest!
Layla and the Oktoberfest beer maids!
Layla and a beer, Mommy is a happy lady!
Nonna and Sam enjoying the Oktoberfest festivities!
It is not Oktoberfest without the Chicken Dance!
The 2012 handmade Halloween Party invitations!
Bates Nut Farm 2012
This was the picture we sent out in the Halloween cards this year! LOVE!
We have this same picture of Layla at Bates when she was little with her pumpkin beanie on, sitting on Guy’s shoulders!
Sam’s first pony ride!
This one came home and asked to wash the windows! I love this crazy kid! She is definitely my daughter!
Holding hands in the back seat of the car! Melts my heart!
Guy took a day off to take Layla to preschool and go to swim lessons and get in the water with Sam!
Swim lessons with Daddy in the water!
Swimming with Mr. Nick!
9 Months Old!
Someone went into her room for quiet rest and fell asleep in her chair!
A walk and lunch with Michelle and Baby Jackson.
Pho, it’s what’s for dinner!
A front step photo shoot with this handsome guy for birthday invitation photos!
This is the one that was used on his First Birthday Party invitations!
A trip to the Children’s Museum in Escondido with Courtney, Arden and Anderson!
Friends forever! So sweet!
Sam checking out the fish tank.
The girls making things float and fly!
Disney on Ice!
Loving making magical memories with my kids!
Sam loved Disney on Ice! He was awe struck the entire time he was awake!
And of course Layla always loves seeing her Disney Character and Princess friends at Disney on Ice!
A photo shoot with these two beautiful children for Christmas card pictures!
This is the one! Christmas Card photo 2012!
How lucky are we to have such amazing and beautiful children?
I love this crazy wackadoo!
Story Time at the Carlsbad Library! Look how well he is sitting on the carpet square!
Sammy’s first time riding in the “Car Cart” at Henry’s!
Layla and Diane at El Camino High School! We went to watch Chase’s freshman football game!
A shot of Sam’s adorable monster shoes! Had to take a picture of them before he outgrew them!
Legoland Aquarium fun!
Some Cheerio’s for Sam at the Legoland Sea Life café While Layla enjoyed a snack and some time playing with the Legos!
A group picture by the big shark for Sam’s first trip to Legoland’s Sea Life Aquarium!
Layla met Diane down at the beach for some shell hunting! Lots of shells because there is a ton of new sand that just go pumped on to the beach!
Our tired girl!
A family get together to celebrate Hayden graduating from music production school!
Nonna feeding Sam.
Gnawing on beer bottles with Daddy and Hayden.
Guy giving Baby JJ kisses.
Sam sporting his Halloween spider beenie and having fun with Nonna!
Hayden w Apphia.
Apphia and Sam.
Sam and his awesome cheese grin!
Cheese, showing off his tooth!
Such a happy sweet boy!
Layla giving Jackson some love with Uncle Joe!
Silly Nonna trying to eat Sam’s toes again!
Sam and Uncle Steven.
Mickey Mouse’s Halloween Party at Disneyland with my Little Jasmine (Layla) and her tiger Raja (Sam)!
I have a tiger in the Ergo!
After patiently waiting for Dumbo she finally got the feather, which means we’re next!
Dumbo, a family favorite!
My little trick or treater all ready to collect some candy!
Trick – or – treat!
There was this awesome family dressed up as the characters of The Little Mermaid, this was the dad as King Triton! Awesome!
The special Halloween parade!
Layla and Lauren enjoying the parade!
Sam and I watching the parade!
Story time fun!
Layla dressing up her little bro!
Another Trick – or – treat opportunity at the Oceanside Sunset Market!
Layla entertaining herself during party prep for the Kids Halloween Party! Beanbag toss in the kitchen! Why not?
Layla and Daddy building a beanbag toss for the Halloween Party!
Layla even got to help use the drill.
This cheesy grinned boy is the absolute cutest!
Kids Halloween Party Pumpkin decorating supplies!
The Annual Zavodny Kids Halloween Party!
Layla helping little Miss Avery!
Princess Jasmine enjoying a snack!
Spiderman (Anderson) raking my yard for me!
Layla and Arden bravely reaching in to the creepy touch and feel boxes!
SHad enjoying the Jack O Lantern bean bag toss!
Such beautiful girls and wonderful friends!
Pumpkin decorating fun!
Delicious sweets and treats!
The crepe paper mummy wrap! Hilarious fun for everyone!
Miss Riley a friend we met in Kauai in August who lives in Lake Forrest OC!
Rylin and Arden!
Me, busy at work nursing Sam!
Piñata time! Any excuse for a piñata at the Zavodny’s!
Sam the man cruising on the pink princess car!
Cute Little Avery!
Chase all dressed up for Homecoming, needed help tying his tie!
We will save this picture to show him someday or to give Courtney and Dean to hold over his head! Or use in the wedding video montage!
Sam enjoying a post party gnaw on a frozen bagel! Brenda taking pics of him because as she says. “Cutest baby ever!” Thanks Brenda!
The B Girls and Layla snuggled up to watch a movie and spend the night. But then… before the sleep over happened an over tired, over stimulated, sugared monster came alive within Layla and she lost her mind = no sleep over for the B Girls! We will try again someday!
Brick or Treat at Legoland!
My Jasmine and her Raja!
Kitchen sink bath!
Finger food fun!
Pumpkin Cleaning and Carving 2012
The traditional in the giant pumpkin photo!
Sam was not too stoked!
October 31st HALLOWEEN!
Trick or Treat Story Time at the library!
Layla hard at work making her trick or treat bag!
Trick or treating at the different desks in the library!
Layla and our beloved children’s librarian Miss Missy!
Trunk or treating at the park with some play group friends!
Playing in his Tupperware cabinet!
Cardboard box adventures! because nothing is more fun than playing with empty cardboard boxes!
The Ross family came over for Trick or Treating and the Halloween night festivities!
me, playing hostess, a role I usually play!
My pride and joy!
Nonna and her grandkiddos!
Our little Z Fam!
First stop: The Roerig’s! Trick or Treat!
The Trick or Treat entourage!
Auntie Val on Louis duty so we could go into the Polling’s Haunted House!
Dave T. and my dad on candy pass out duty!
Crazy big inflatable purple front yard spider!
Layla sorting through some of her loot with Nanny before heading off to Mr. Tom’s and Sarah, Kelly, and Val’s
Trick or treating from Ms. Kelly!
Passing out Candy with Mr. Tom!
Halloween hugs for the Ry guy!
Cruisin’ with Todd!
Some Halloween “cousin” Jackson/Layla love!
Happy Halloween from these sweet treats!