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Monday, June 21, 2010

Father's Day 2010

We were ready for celebrate Father's Day as soon as Josh woke up! There were presents, coffee, and his favorite breakfast burritos from Anita's!

Jackson did a good job throwing away all of the wrapping paper! He decided to help Josh open his last present: a new Cubs shirt! That was from me. Jackson gave Josh "Fred and Ted Go Camping." Paxton gave Josh a Big Herm's gift card (THE most amazing hot dog place EVER!). My parents gave Josh a super sweet book called "My Father Knows the Names of Things." I also made Josh's favorite oatmeal chocolate-chip cookies the other day as an early present :)

You can't really see it, but Jackson's outfit said Dad's Silly Monkey! That seems very fitting these days... ;)

We bought Jackson a bubble mower, and we broke it in yesterday :)


After naptime for Jackson, we headed over to the pool. It was SO hot, and the pool felt wonderful! Josh and I had a great time relaxing in the cool water, but Jackson was pretty fussy the whole time :( We aren't really sure why--he has seemed on the tired side in general lately...


After the pool, Jackson had dinner and a bath. He and Josh were really enjoying Josh's new book, but then I couldn't resist going to get the camera and screwed up the sweet pose! Shoot! Use your imagination :) On the other hand, Josh was proud because the distraction getting Jackson's attention was golf... ;)


Once Jackson was in bed, I made a special Father's Day dinner for Josh: The Pioneer Woman's Chicken Parmigiana! I have been wanting to make this for a while, and I finally had a good opportunity! It was pretty easy, it just took longer than I had expected. It was really yummy! The final event of the evening was Blizzards for dessert :)

Josh's relaxation continues today with golf and grilled steaks and corn on the cob for dinner!

3 comments:

ErinHuk said...

What a great Father's Day!! The chicken looked great! I should've warned you that it takes longer than you'd expect. I was so annoyed by that fact when I made it! I completely forgot about it though, bc I remembered how delicious it is! :)

Meredith L. said...

Thanks for the tip - I luuuurve chicken parm and went to the site to print out the recipe! Yum!!!

mom said...

Too bad the lawn boy's mower broke; it still makes for a cute action shot! The pool looked so refreshing & the chicken parm looked awesome! xo mim