Saturday, November 24, 2007

The Children's Museum

Last week we took Kaitlin to the Children's museum. She had an absolutely wonderful time! There is so much there for her to explore ~ we're trying to plan our next trip already!
Here are some pictures! (she's the one in pink...)

Sunday, November 18, 2007

The Denver Zoo! november!

Today's high was 68 degrees.... an absolutely BEAUTIFUL fall day! We took Kaitlin to The Denver Zoo with our buds Tara, Bronwyn, Lisa, Hailey & family.

Here's a slideshow of some of the pictures we took. Now that Kaitlin is learning to say the names of animals and make their sounds, it's a lotta fun to walk around the zoo with her! The best part was when she was ROARING at the tigers! The second best part was when she put on Hailey's sunglasses by herself...... enjoy!

Saturday, November 17, 2007


To celebrate my first official day of my 9-day vacation, Kaitlin and I went shopping with our friends Tara and Bronwyn! We had a great time and shopped our little hearts out!
Unfortunately, Kaitlin woke up this morning with a runny nose ~ which we're guessing she caught from Brandon. Even though she wasn't feeling well and skipped her afternoon nap, she actually hung in there for the whole shopping trip! What a little trooper!
We found some really great bargains and some really cute things, but we are still on the hunt for the "perfect" Christmas outfit for her to wear in this year's pictures. I'm still on the fence about wanting the pictures to look more formal or more casual. If anyone sees anything that screams "PERFECT!" please let me know. All of those holiday dresses are just too adorable, and it makes it REALLY difficult to pick just one. Maybe I could narrow it down to two ~ one for pictures and one for Christmas day?? hmmm... I know I need to make a decision soon... wish me luck!

Tomorrow, we have plans to go to the zoo! Stay tuned......

Friday, November 16, 2007

"Ello? Ello?"

Where's the video camera when you need it?

Tonight at dinner Kaitlin was eating macaroni and cheese and towards the end of the meal she started putting the macaroni's up to her ear saying "ello?" "ello?" Silly girl, she was acting like the little macaroni's were a telephone!!! hahaha.... I wonder who was on the other end.

Later tonight when Kaitlin was drinking her milk before bed, we were goofing around and giving "sips" of milk to Charlie and Kasper and even the animals in her farm book. Every time she would put the sippy cup to someone's mouth, I would make sipping sounds and then say, "MMMMmmmm, tasty!!" Pretty soon she was saying, "MMMmmmmm, Pasty!" hahahaha! It was hillarious! Yep, that milk sure is pasty....

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Switched at Birth?

Oh-no! I think we may have the wrong daughter!

This girl does not like to eat! I'm not sure what happened, but someone out there has a little 15-month old daughter scarfing down everything in sight and they cannot figure out where she got her appetite! Meanwhile, it is a daily struggle for us to try to get Kaitlin to eat. As hard as we try, she just doesn't cooperate. Some days are better than others. But more often than not, the majority of her meal goes untouched.
The only foods we can count on her eating 99% of the time are: cottage cheese, applesauce, cheddar cheese and cooked carrots. Everything else is a gamble.... maybe she will, maybe she won't. It just depends on the mood she's in.
Anyone who knows us knows that Brandon and I have HUGE appetites. (Well, I could out-eat him any day, but that's beside the point) We were really hoping that as Kaitlin got more teeth, the items on her menu would increase as well as her appetite. Unfortunately it hasn't happened and she has 8, almost 9 teeth!
Brandon is a picky eater.. but no where near as picky as she is. They are picky about different things, too... for example, Kaitlin eats tomatoes and Brandon will not go near them.

Well, as cute as she is, I hope she is in fact our daughter. I'm not sure what else to do but keep trying. Maybe writing this blog will change our luck for the better! The good news is that she's a happy, healthy little girl and seems to be thriving in many areas. So somehow, she's getting what she needs. I have to remind myself that her tummy is much smaller than ours and experts always say 6 small meals per day is actually the ideal way to eat...

And, hey, on the bright side, she does like chocolate! Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

Tuesday, November 13, 2007


We took Kaitlin to Cherry Creek State Park the week before last to play in the leaves and enjoy a beautiful fall day. Here are some pictures! Enjoy...

Friday, November 9, 2007

The Blogging Blogger Has Blogged

blog (n.) an online diary; a personal chronological log of thoughts published on a Web page. Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality of the author.
Usage: blog, blogged, blogging v, blogger n my new blog experiment! I'm attempting to create a Carnahan Family blogsite where we can share stories and pictures and other fun things to keep our friends and family more closely connected.
It is no secret that my world revolves around Kaitlin, so I kinda (but not really) apologize in advance if she monopolizes a majority of my blogging. As Brandon would say - "yet another Kaitlin shrine." But, actually, my vision is to update this blog several times per week with information on the happenings here at 17695. I imagine the stories will include tales of toddler antics, reports from the workforce, and of course pictures and video.

I hope everyone enjoys this blog. Let me know what you think! Add this blog to your "favorites" list and check back often. I'm excited to get this up and running! I am new to this blog scene, so wish me luck as I learn the ins and outs of blogging.

(the blogger)